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 45.160 LF EEV
2010 | Box Vans | 7500kg
This DAF 45.160 LF EEV commercial vehicle seats 3; The gearbox is 5 Spd manual; Rear doors: Roller Shutter (no Tail lift); Length: 20ft; Kms: 291040; Bhp: 160; D.O.R: 17.02.2010; MOT expiry: January 2017; Engine Cc: 4461; Euro: 5; LEZ: Compliant
DAF LF45 .160 EEV
2010 | Box Vans | 7500kg
No of Seats: 3; The gearbox is 5 Speed Manual; The taillift is rated at: 1000kgs Column; Rear Doors: Roller Shutters; Length: 22ft 4ins; Wheel Base: 4.8 mts; Kms: 289727; Engine CC: 4461; D.O.R.: 03/2010; Euro: 5; LEZ: Compliant
DAF LF45 FA LF45.140 4x2 Rigid
2008 | Curtainsiders | 7490kg
Day Cab 16ft Side Curtain Roller rear Door MOT November 2016
DAF LF45 160 Beavertail
2013 | Beavertails | 7000kg
2013 DAF LF45 160 Beavertail, 4×4 day cab, 20ft SHAWTRACK beavertail body, hydraulic winch and ramps, AS Tronic gearbox, Euro 5, 4360Kgs tare weight
DAF LF45 160
2012 | Box Vans | 7490kg
DAF LF45 160 Day Cab, Manual Gearbox, 20ft Box Body, Rear Shutter Door, Ratcliff Column Tailift, Factory Fitted Immobiliser, Digital Tacho, CD Player, Multifunction Steering Wheel, Cruise Control, Electric Windows, Excellent Condition, Low Miles. MoT Expiry: 31/05/2017
DAF LF45 45
2006 | Tippers | 32000kg
2006 daf cf 85 340 , 8x4 on springs, 32 ton ,day cab, 2 seats, 340 horse power, 8 speed manual spliter zf gear box, 2 owners, only 217000km,diff lock , tyres over 60%, hyva big hook loader equipment with 12tm hiab 125-2, 2 extension crane piped for grab [camshell bucket available], 2 point controls, up right exhuast, tool boxes, roof beacon, sun visor, all in good working order. This truck is in
DAF LF45 45
2012 | Tippers | 7500kg
2012 [12 plate] daf lf 45 160 ,euro 5 ,7.5 ton ,160 horse power engine, 5 speed manual gearbox ,day cab , 3 seats, 127000km , tested till May 2017 , tyres over 60%, 12ft6 insulated dropside tipper body with 2 tar chutes, pin and ball toe hitch, roof beacons, diff lock . This lorry is in good condition ready for work.. Euro 5
DAF LF45 7.5 T 3 WAY TIPPER WITH 500 KG SWING LIFT
2008 | Tippers | 7500kg
REF TG542 - DAF LF 45. 2008/58. 4X2 DAY CAB. EURO 4. 7.5 TONNE 3 WAY TIPPER. 105,000 KMS WARRANTED. INSULATED BODY WITH TARMAC SHUTES. 500KG SWING LIFT. TOW BAR WITH ELECTRICS. MAUAL GEARBOX. REVERSING CAMERA. ON BOARD WEIGHER. ONE COUNCIL OWNER. VERY GOOD CONDITION. NO VAT IF GOING FOR EXPORT. COMES WITH MOT. ú7,500.00 + VATOverall Condition: 95%%
DAF LF45 FA 45.150
1999 | Sweeper | 7500kg
Scarab road sweeper dual sweep wander house power lanceMoT Due log book present
DAF LF45 LF 45.170
2006 | Tankers | 10000kg
2013 Jet Vac with rear jetting hose 19 gallon per minute jetting suck and blow pump and tipping tankMoT Due Feb 16log book present
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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