If you are buying a new truck or want to replace an existing one, there are a whole range of factors to take into consideration. The obvious question is what will it be used for. Your business may be transportation across states and Australia is a very large country with a variety of climate conditions and roads. There would be the need for a large, powerful and robust truck to cater to all of this. Another consideration is the cost and the truck has to be economical to run. The tank should not be filled up all the time. Maintenance costs have to be kept to a minimum as well. Conversely, in the city there is a need for a very versatile truck. On an open road, a large truck could well stay at the same “revs” for hours. The smaller city truck may have to constantly stop and start. There are a lot of options available from various trucks for sale in Australia that can cater for all these specific needs.
Looking now at a sample of options available for Japanese trucks for sale in Australia:
- Quon range: CK 17 380: The Quon range is very much designed to be a heavy-duty range of trucks. It is easily capable of driving across states for long periods. This truck has the GCW (Gross combined weight) of 45000 Kg. That is the total weight this truck can carry and tow if trailers are used. It has a GVM (Gross Vehicle Mass) of 16000 Kg. This is its total weight including all fluids etc. The engine is a GH11 V12 transmission engine. This is a truck that has a lot of power but also an advanced engine and transmission system. This results in lower admissions and greater efficiency. It is easier on the driver of the truck resulting in a lot less fatigue.
- Quon range: CW 26 380: This vehicle is designed primarily to work in the mining and construction industry. This GH11 engine is extremely fuel efficient and producing low emissions. However, this has not been a the cost of power production. This new engine has one of the best power to weight ratios in this class of engines.
This time looking at an example of the Condor range available fromtrucks for sale in Australia:
- Condor: MK range: This can be considered both a city and interstate truck. This does have a two horsepower option, but it might be worth it while looking at what is available for the driver. Ergonomic design, that is a “person centred design”, is very much a feature of all these truck designs. This truck has an SRS (Supplemental Restraint System) steering wheel with an airbag safety system. It also has “air suspension” driving seats. The multimedia system on the dashboard includes the possibility of using GPS and Blue-tooth.
Although technically part of the Volvo group, UD can be thought of as very much Japanese. UD has had a long history as it was also part of Nissan. It continues to innovate in diesel engine development and are the best and reliable trucks for sale Australia has to offer.
To find UD trucks for sale in Australia please visit this website: http://www.udtrucks.com/en-au/trucks
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