Scania Tractor Units for Sale

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Scania tractor units are a good choice on the used truck market, because this firm is well known for making machines that can go the distance and endure the tests and trials thrown up on the open road for mile after mile.

Being able to couple a range of bodies and trailers to one of its powerful vehicles is an advantage for a variety of reasons. And from modern R Series models to legacy units which still have plenty of life left in them from the 3 series and 4 series ranges, a well-looked-after Scania truck can make a name for itself within any organisation that needs to make long-distance haulage a less arduous task for drivers to undertake.

The company prides itself on offering better value for money than its competitors, which means that more equipment and performance potential can often be found on board one of its tractor units than would be available elsewhere.

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Scania P Series P420
Scania P Series P420 £12,995.00
2009 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg P420 6x2 sliding fith wheel low km very clean
Steer Commercials Ltd
Scania R Series R440
Scania R Series R440 POA
Scania R Series R400 6X2 MID-LIFT TRACTOR UNIT
Tyneside Commercials
Scania R Series R560 Topline 6x2
Scania R Series R560 Topline 6x2 POA
2012 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg *******Please quote Ref no: t101496****** Office (+44) (0) 2887 789 775 ........................................ Nigel (+44) (0) 7780 665 737 Office (+44) (0) 161 736 8000 ........................................ Paul (+44) (0) 7956 528 147
NR Trucks
Scania R Series  R480 TOPLINE 4X2 UNIT
Scania R Series R480 TOPLINE 4X2 UNIT POA
Scania R Series R142
Scania R Series R142 POA
1998 | Tractor Unit 1988 R142 6x2 Sleeper cab Horse box with living and draw bar trailer been on the carriage driving circuit in Belgium mint condition left hand drive,Left Hand Drive
Peter Gilder & Sons Limited
Scania G Series G440
Scania G Series G440 POA
2012 | Tractor Unit G440 HIGHLINE 2012/12 3 pedal opticruise 545000km recent fitted Edbro tipping equipment very clean tidy truck ready to go to work
Roy Humphrey Car & Commercial
Scania R Series R450 6x2 T/unit
Scania R Series R450 6x2 T/unit £41,000.00
2014 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg Twin Sleeper High Line Cab, Walking Floor, 2 Pedal Auto Gear Box, Electric Mirrors And Windows,Cruise Control, Exhaust, Air Con, Sun Roof, Euro 6 Add Blue Engine, 610ltr Diesel Tank. MOT: 06/18 TRACTOR UNITS 6X2
Scania 3 Series R480 6x2  T/unit
Scania 3 Series R480 6x2 T/unit £15,000.00
2011 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg Twin Sleeper High Line Cab, Mid Lift Twin Steer, Retarder, 13 Speed Manual Gear Box, Chassis Infills, Sliding 5th Wheel, 2 Diesel Tanks, Viesa Air Con Roof Pod, Full Kitchen Pack, Euro 5 Engine, MOT:01/19 TRACTOR UNITS 6X2
Scania 3 Series R500 6x4 Crane T/unit
Scania 3 Series R500 6x4 Crane T/unit £58,500.00
2006 | Tractor Unit Twin Sleeper High Line Cab, Cormach 65000 E6 ASC Remote Crane With 6 x Extensions And 4 x Legs, Electric Mirrors And Windows, Hands Free Kit, Fridge, 13 Speed Manual Gear Box MOT:11/18 TRACTOR UNITS 6X4
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Scania Tractor UnitMost Scania tractor units feature spacious cabs that come with benefits such as cruise control and other driver-assist features, as well as things like air conditioning, electric windows and a cavalcade of superior equipment to ensure safety and comfort are a top priority.

Sleeper cabs are common for units of this type, so you may be able to find models with optional extras that make overnight stays and long-haul trips easier to manage, including integrated microwaves, wash facilities and more besides. Older 4 Series models can also come with this kind of kit, so even if your budget is too limited to make recent models an option, you do not need to compromise on driver convenience and satisfaction levels.

The R Series is by far the most popular and readily available of the Scania tractor units on the used market, featuring 4x2 and 6x2 models along with integrated features such as stabilisation elements, hydraulic tipping mechanisms and more across the diverse range of models. Air suspension is found on some models in the R Series to reduce road rumble and driver fatigue in one fell swoop. Euro IV compliant engines with manual gearboxes offer fuel economy and good control over the momentum of the vehicle. And because Scania handles the majority of the engineering in-house, its tractor units have a very cohesive, solid feeling that is reassuring from the perspective of long-term reliability.

Scania Tractor Unit Buying Tips

For buyers of used Scania tractor units it is important to check over components which undergo the most wear and tear and are thus most likely to be in need of regular maintenance and replacement. This includes things such as the tyres, brakes and suspension, the latter of which can be complicated if an air or hydraulic system is present. Cost management is key to making a good investment in a used vehicle of this kind, and the asking price and day-to-day running costs must be assessed alongside the price of repairs, as well as at what point any maintenance will become necessary. Scania’s reliable engineering is a good starting point, but ultimately you have to look carefully at the history of individual vehicles to get the right information.

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Scania Tippers

A tipper truck has to be a tough customer or else it cannot hope to compete in the current market. And Scania’s tipper trucks are certainly durable, with many models managing to survive for decades and come back to the market to be sold to new owners looking for an affordable way to procure just such a vehicle. 4x2, 6x2 and even 8x4 variants are available used, with Scania making tippers... Read more

Scania 4 Series Tippers

The Scania 4 Series tipper truck range was designed by a team that knew all about the demands which would be placed on this type of vehicle. And the number of used examples still available is evidence of how well these trucks have fared over the years, even in a line of work that can be relatively punishing. Tipper bodies should be resilient and reliable, making construction jobs easier, whether... Read more

Scania P Series Curtainsiders

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Scania P Series Hookloaders

With a used Scania P Series hookloader you do not have to settle for second best. Instead you can procure a cost-effective machine designed to load containers quickly for the briefest of turnarounds. The P Series may be a compact platform, but these 32-tonners are no lightweights when it comes to productivity. Big cabs, reliable engines and respected third-party hookloader mechanisms abound on... Read more

Scania P Series Tippers

Scania P Series tippers may come with a more compact cab than those available on the firm’s larger long-haul trucks, but they can still put in a good day’s work and act efficiently to transport loose loads for construction, demolition or waste management purposes. Standard steel body tippers are featured in this range, as are bulk tippers with alloy containers on the rear. Old and new... Read more

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The DAF CF range is comprehensively configurable, but if you would prefer to pick a separate tractor unit to attach to the body of your choice, then this is an entirely viable option thanks to the number of quality used models which are available. Sitting just below the DAF XF in terms of size, a CF tractor unit is still a serious bit of kit designed for long-distance haulage and distribution... Read more

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