The LF45 – commonly known just as the 45 – is the smallest truck still produced by DAF. Easy to manoeuvre; and still robust enough to deliver up to 21 tonnes; the 45 is obviously best suited to shorter journeys but is still very comfortable and reliable. The 45 is also very low maintenance, with extended oil drain intervals of up to 34,000 miles, and even a load-sensing brake regulator to reduce strain.
Easy access is probably the 45’s greatest advantage. Getting in and out of the cab is quick and painless, and the truck is extremely straightforward to drive once you’re in. Ideal for city transportation, the fact that it’s surprisingly comfortable means that it can be applied for longer distances if needs be (for more regular long haulage operations the CF series is ideal, and the CF75 is probably the most flexible among DAF’s trucks).
From the end of 2014, the LF45 was supercedes by DAF's new Euro 6 range, called simply the DAF LF. Out went the 45 and the 55 and in came simply the power output.
Find out more about the LF45’s specifications, and see TruckLocator’s verdict.
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DAF LF45 .160
2011 | Flats | 7490kg
DAF 7.5t FLATBED (MODIFIED BOX) ONBOARD COMPUTER. CRUISE CONTROL. ELECTRIC WINDOWS. DIGITAL TACHO. CD/RADIO. DUAL PASSENGER SEAT. EURO 5. EXCELLENT CONDITION. FULL SERVICE HISTORY.
DAF LF45 .160
2013 | Curtainsiders | 7500kg
No of Seats: 3; The gearbox is 5 Speed Manual; Rear Doors: Barn; Length: 20ft; Kms: 242,048; Engine CC: 4461; D.O.R.: 03/2013; Euro: 5
DAF LF45 FA 45.150
1999 | Sweeper | 7500kg
Scarab road sweeper dual sweep wander house power lanceMoT Due log book present
DAF CF75 LF45-160 7.5 Tonne Curtian Sider
2011 | Specialist
7500GVW, 19.6ft Body, 8ft Max Internal Height Inside, 5 Speed Manual Gear Box, Engine Brake, Cruise Control, Electric Windows, Radio/cd Player, Overall Measurements, 3.6m High, 2.5m Wide, 7.9m Long,,, RIGIDS
DAF LF45 FA LF45.160 4x2 Rigid
2011 | Horseboxes | 7490kg
Horsebox body fitted out with dining, rest area needs fridge and cooker fitting which is available fitting, also seat cushions. Fitted out to a high standard 3 horses capacity.
DAF LF45 180 21ft boxvan
2013 | Box Vans | 7000kg
2013 DAF LF45 180 21ft 21? GRP BOX BODY WITH ROLLER SHUTTER DOOR
1000KG COLUMN TAIL-LIFT
SPRING SUSPENSION, AS-TRONIC GEARBOX
AIR CON, EURO 5 EEV
CHOICE OF 2, 186000 & 190000KMS
DAF LF45 .160
2007 | Box Vans
2007 57 Reg Daf LF45.160 4×2 with Box Body, Manual Gearbox, March 2017 Mot
DAF LF45 FA 45.150
17 ft, good tyres drives like a car.
DAF LF45 FA LF45.150 20 Foot 1ins Box c/w Taillift
2006 | Box Vans | 7490kg
20 foot 1ins Grp box c/w Anteo 1130kgs tuckunder taillift,electric windows,cruise control,exhaust brake,Radio/Cd player,manual gearbox,air deflector,350,000 kilometres,LEZ compliant,very nice condition,for more info please phone 0121 326 6950 or visit www.junction6.com,for the latest stock updates follow us on Twitter @junction6com
DAF LF45 FA LF45.180 24 Foot Curtain
2013 | Curtainsiders | 7490kg
24 foot Curtain,electric windows/mirrors,cruise control,exhaust brake,Radio/Cd player,barn doors,air deflector,lashing rings,9 foot 2ins side aperture,only 176,000 kilometres,manual gearbox,Euro 5/Lez compliant,lovely condition,for more info please phone 0121 326 6950 or visit www.junction6.com,for the latest stock updates follow us on Twitter @junction6com
DAF’s LF45 is a bestseller in the UK, and this means that there’s always a large selection of 45s for sale on TruckLocator.co.uk. As with all trucks produced by the PACCAR owned company, the LF45 is very customisable, so it’s easy to find the right second hand truck to meet a specific need.
The ‘45’ relates to the size of the engine – 4.5 litres. The engines in the LF series are generally regarded to be some of the best in their class, and it’s unlikely that you’ll be able to find more economical vehicles of a similar size, which means that the 45 is probably the best truck on the market for drivers making a lot of short trips.
The LF is available as a rigid vehicle or as a tractor, and with either a day or sleeper cab.
As you might imagine from the size of the truck the sleepers aren’t the most spacious, so for drivers making regular overnight stops the CF series is leagues ahead.
The 45 isn’t the best over long distances either, so there shouldn’t be too much of a need to get a sleeper cab – but DAF have at least made the best of the space they’ve got, so it’s not unbearable to kip inside.
Starting at 7.5 tonnes, the LF45 is the perfect short range truck. Economy is second to none.
|Power Range:||120 - 210hp|
|Weight range:||7.5 - 12 tonnes|
|Good for:||Local distribution and tipping work|
|Last Model Update:||2013|
|No of DAF Service dealers:||92|
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