DAF LF55 Trucks For Sale

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The LF55 is a local distribution truck, which, although slightly larger than its sibling the 45 (as the name implies), is able to take on a much wider variety of tasks. Like the 45 it’s suitable for distribution up to 21 tonnes as standard; however, it can be plated to a train weight of 32 tonnes.

Though the 45 is named as such for its 4.5 litre engine, the 55 doesn’t follow suit – it’s driven forward by an excellent 6.7 litre GR series engine, produced by DAF’s owners PACCAR. As with any DAF truck the engine is a standout feature, and the larger capacities on the newer versions mean up to 20% more torque and power, without actually increasing fuel consumption. For a specialist truck that’s economical, you could do worse than the 55.

The LF 55 has now been superceded by the new Euro 6 range. Out goes the LF45 and 55, the range is now simply called the DAF LF and distinguished by the power outputs as model codes. 

Read more about the specs for the 55, and TruckLocator’s verdict.

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DAF LF55 -250
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DAF LF55 -250 POA
2008 | Refrigerated Box | 18000kg An 18T, 250BHP, GRP Fridge Body, Hubbard Unit, 570,000kms, MoT:6-12 MONTHS
James Hart (Chorley) Ltd
DAF LF55 LF 55.220 4X2 EURO 5 BOX TRUCK WITH TAIL LIFT PRIC
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DAF LF55 LF 55.220 4X2 EURO 5 BOX TRUCK WITH TAIL LIFT PRIC £15,995.00
2010 | Box Vans LF 55.220 4X2 EURO 5 ! BOX TRUCK WITH TAIL LIFT 388000 MILES , MOT UNTIL 1ST OF JUNE 2016 IMMACULATE CONDITION ALL AROUND PRICE £15995
CVE London
DAF LF55 LF55.220 4X2 CUSTAIN SIDER WITH TAIL LIFT PRICE £1
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DAF LF55 LF55.220 4X2 CUSTAIN SIDER WITH TAIL LIFT PRICE £1 £14,995.00
2010 | Curtainsiders LF55.220 4X2 EURO 5 LEZ COMPLIANT CURTAIN SIDER WITH TAIL LIFT IN EXCELLENT CONDITION READY TO WORK PRICE £14995
CVE London
DAF LF55 LF 55.220 4X2 DROP SIDE WITH HIAB 102 BRICK GRAB C
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DAF LF55 LF 55.220 4X2 DROP SIDE WITH HIAB 102 BRICK GRAB C £9,995.00
2003 | Brick Carrier LF 55.220 4X2 15 TON GROSS WEIGHT DROP SIDE WITH HIAB 102 BRICK GRAB CRANE 204000 MILES VERY GOOD CONDITION PRICE £9995
CVE London
DAF LF55 55 160 Sleeper Cab Dropside
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DAF LF55 55 160 Sleeper Cab Dropside £3,950.00
2000 | Dropsides | 13000kg 2000 Daf 55 160 High Roof Sleeper Cab Dropside on Springs Suspension, 6 Speed Manual Gearbox, Triple Dropside Body, Single Bunk, Radio/Stereo, Excellent Condition - We can organise shipping to any Worldwide Destination - Contact for a quote
Law Exports Ltd
DAF LF55 220 15 ton gross Curtainsider
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DAF LF55 220 15 ton gross Curtainsider POA
2008 | Curtainsiders Euro 4  Day cab with 3 seats  AS Tronic gearbox  Reversing camera  Air conditioning  Rear air suspension  5.4m wheel base  24ft x 7ft11" slide a side curtainsider  Roller shutter door 1 ton column tail lift  Wisodeck floor. 339,000  & 417,000 kms MOT  November 2017
PM Commercials Ltd
DAF LF55 LF 55.220
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DAF LF55 LF 55.220 POA
2007 | Crane Vehicle | 18000kg Crash barrier rig with post drivers on both sides as well as compressor and Palfinger PK15500 crane (5850KG Max lift to 910KG at 12.2 meters)MoT Due Dec 16log book present
Hopkinsons Fairdeals Ltd
DAF LF55 55.150
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DAF LF55 55.150 POA
2000 | Sweeper | 13000kg Johnston 600 road sweeper single sweep and dual steer as well as gully armMoT Due log book present
Hopkinsons Fairdeals Ltd
DAF LF55 LF 55.220
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DAF LF55 LF 55.220 POA
2013 | Sweeper | 18000kg Johnston VT650 dual sweep road sweeper with gully arm and super wash/power lance direct from council contractMoT Due Nov 17log book present
Hopkinsons Fairdeals Ltd
DAF LF55 LF 55.220
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DAF LF55 LF 55.220 POA
2012 | Sweeper | 15000kg Johnston VT650 dual sweep road sweeper with gully arm and super wash/power lanceMoT Due Apr 17log book present
Hopkinsons Fairdeals Ltd
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Click on the dates in the timeline below to view interesting events in the DAF LF55's history. Click on the circles in the timeline to view key model updates and face lifts
01.01.1995
Launch of 55 Series
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The LF55's predecessor, the 55 Series is launched, operating in the 11 to 15 tonnes category
01.01.2001
NEW LF Series Announced
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In 2001 DAF announces the LF series, aimed at the distribution market. The first LFs start to appear.
01.01.2002
LF Wins Truck of the Year
The LF is voted ‘International Truck of the Year 2002’ a year after its release. The 45 still sells better than the 55, and gets more praise, but the 55 definitely has its uses and is worthy of the accolade.
01.06.2006
LF55 Goes Euro 4 and 5
All DAF models are upgraded to the new Euro 4 or Euro 5 emissions standard
01.04.2008
LF55 Available as EEV
With all of DAF's trucks at the time, an owner could buy an Euro 5 plus or 'Enhanced Environmentally friendly Vehicles' version of the LF55 as an optional extra.
29.05.2009
NEW LF Facelift Announced
The LF gets an overhaul. The Edition 2009 series becomes available, with a nicer interior; added (optional) safety features; and some driving improvements. If you see a jump in price for models released in 2009 and beyond…this is why.
01.01.2010
EEV as Standard for 4.5 litre
All 4.5 litre LFs were rated as EEV as standard
10.12.2010
DAF Starts making Hybrid LF
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DAF begins producing hybrid trucks, and starts with the LF series. Some of the 12 tonnes LFs achieve up to 20% CO2 emissions – great for a distribution truck – and great for DAF, who are among the first European manufacturers to sell hybrids.
01.10.2013
Last LF55 rolls off the production line
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The LF55 is replaced by the Euro 6 LF range

It’s worth noting that the cabs for the 45 and the 55 are the same. Both can be specified with a sleeper cab – which makes a good use of space – but neither is really big enough for regular long distance haulage.

If you’re looking for something a bit bigger than the 45, TruckLocator actually recommends the CF series, and the CF75 in particular (which is much bigger, but still flexible). If you’re looking for something a little more cheap and cheerful than a CF, with the intention of distribution work and shorter journeys, we’d still suggest the 45.

That’s not to say that the 55 is without its advantages; the main one being that it can be configured for municipal use.

Take a look at a LF55 For sale Video

There are often trucks for sale on TruckLocator.co.uk that feature vacuum tanks, gulley suckers and refuse bodies – the 55 is ideal for these kinds of applications, and this is the best place to look.

New Euro 6 DAF LF

LF55 In a Nutshell

The 55 is actually the same size cab as the 45, but features a bigger engine; it’s still best for local work, but can be customised for more specialist applications. Many of the used DAF 55s for sale on TruckLocator.co.uk will feature modifications in some capacity.

 

New Euro 6 LF

Coming in 2014, the Euro 6 LF, as with the CF and XF no longer uses extra numbers to determine the size.  This means that the models will simply become an LF, instead of an LF55 or LF45 at present.  

This is sensible, as the LF defines the cab used, (for the LF, the Renault-built version) as opposed to an engine size or weight range.  It will be a while before we see them for sale on trucklocator.co.uk in used form.

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Read some of the reviews left by Trucklocator users regarding the DAF LF55 below. You can also view all DAF LF55 reviews.

The LF55 is like a 45 on steroids. A bit more power that is ideal for heavier local deliveries. 5/5 by Mark Smith I drive for a builder’s merchant and we run an LF55 4x2 with a flatbed and crane conversion. This is really just a pumped up LF45 with a bigger engine. Everything else is the same. Having said... Read full review
I sell these all day long 4.5/5 by Wayne Truck Dealer For a rigid over 7.5 tonnes and under 18 tonnes these are hard to beat - usually run by councils and looked after, they'll give great service second hand and the payload whoops any 7.5 tonner on the... Read full review
I need help 3/5 by Mossa Trading I read the reviews as I'm no expert on all trucks - if you only buy what you know you'll never get anything better?????

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