A custom built Class 5 truck perfected for the toughest jobs
The Kenworth T170 is a custom-built Class 5 truck perfected for the toughest jobs. This highly versatile vehicle blends excellent visibility with maneuverability, a driver-pleasing interior and a chassis so durable it will likely outlive the body you put on it. A straight truck in a 4 x 2 configuration with a gross vehicle weight rating up to 19,500 lbs, the T170 comes equipped with a fuel-efficient PACCAR PX-6 engine, hydraulic brakes, manual or automatic transmissions and a selection of components from proven North American manufacturers.
Engineered for reliable, long-lived performance, the T170 features Kenworth's legendary conventional cab – a strong and quiet environment unmatched in the industry for longevity and comfort. A large, post-free windshield, fixed rear window, right hand door peeper window and optional corner windows all combine to enhance visibility in tight spots.
Main Features & Options
- The PACCAR PX-6 engine offers the highest horsepower to weight ratio in the industry
- Fluid level checks - coolant, oil, power steering and windshield washer reservoir are located together and can be efficiently checked and maintained
- 90 degree hood tilt for superior access to the engine compartment
- A hood slope of 20 degrees and standard Daylite doors for excellent visibility
- Reyco taper-leaf rear suspension
- Daylite doors with RH peeper window
- Power door locks with optional keyless entry
- Power RH window with optional LH power
- Optional tilting and telescoping steering column
- Optional workstation provides two additional 12 volt power ports and plenty of storage for laptop or files
- West coast mirrors are mounted to the cab cowl for durability, visibility and fewer re-adjustments, optional aero mirrors are also available.
- Aluminum and fiberglass Huck bolted cab construction for durability and longevity
- Front axle 8,000-lb.
- Rear axle 11,500-lb.
- Allison and Eaton transmissions
- Cab options for rear windows, corner window, or no window can be customized to your need
- Optional body builder harness