Used Volvo Tractor Units for Sale

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Rather than investing in a full truck, you may decide to buy a used Volvo tractor unit to accommodate the trailer body of your choice. And in terms of cost-effectiveness this can certainly be the most attractive option available. Large reliable tractor units are available from Volvo, with multiple cab options and a range of engine types hiding within. Long-distance vehicles with expanded fuel tanks can be sought out, while there are also more compact alternatives for more basic distribution and delivery duties.

Volvo is a reputable manufacturer and one whose second-hand trucks can be trusted to go the distance. But each used tractor unit should be treated on its own terms, while buyers must bear their own needs in mind to successfully navigate this market.

The Volvo FM family of tractor units can take its place in an array of different deployments, allowing for both short- and long-haul trips that make it suitable for domestic and transcontinental use. As such, you can find used models with a lot of road miles under their belts but plenty of power left under the surface. Sleeper cabs are common, and you can find efficient Euro IV and V engines combined with things such as cruise control, digital tachometers, air suspension and disc brakes to make the driver's job easier. Power ranges from 330hp to 500hp, with turbo systems and advanced cooling helping to ensure engines are reliable.

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Volvo FH 500
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Volvo FH 500 £51,000.00
2014 | Tractor Unit 2014 FH 500 GLOBETROTTER XL, Euro 6, 6 x 2, I Shift, leather, 4.1 Chassis, fridge / freezer, maintained from new, 188k miles , immaculate condition. Please call 07970 455487 / 07970 455488 for more details.
Volvo FM 440
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Volvo FM 440 POA
2011 | Tractor Unit | 40000kg Volvo FM440, 4x2, Air suspension, Fixed fontaine 5th wheel, Reverse camera, Reg 06.04.11, Manu 11, Axle 1 -7100, Axle 2 -11500, Auto 700555km, Bar beacon, inspected ready to go Tractor Units
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Volvo FH  480 6x2 Midlift Tractor Unit
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Volvo FH 480 6x2 Midlift Tractor Unit £8,950.00
2007 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg 2007 Volvo FH 480 6x2 Midlift Globetrotter XL Tractor Unit, 12 Speed I Shift Gearbox, Full Wind Deflector Kit, Twin Bunks, Excellent Condition - We can organise shipping to any Worldwide destination - Contact for a quote
Law Exports Ltd
Volvo FH  480 6x2 Midlift Tractor Unit
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Volvo FH 480 6x2 Midlift Tractor Unit £8,950.00
2007 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg 2007 Volvo FH 480 6x2 Midlift Globetrotter XL Tractor Unit, 12 Speed I Shift Gearbox, Full Wind Deflector Kit, Twin Bunks, Excellent Condition - We can organise shipping to any Worldwide destination - Contact for a quote
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Volvo FM   GLOBETROTTER EURO 5, 6 X 4 TRACTOR UNIT -
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Volvo FM GLOBETROTTER EURO 5, 6 X 4 TRACTOR UNIT - £32,750.00
2012 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg Volvo FM Globetrotter Sleeper Cab. Volvo D13A 460 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 5 Engine C/w Ad Blue. Volvo Engine Brake (V.E.B). Volvo I Shift Semi Automatic Gearbox. Gearbox Driven Twinline/Tipping Hydraulics C/w Chassis Mounted Aluminium Hydraulic Tank. Volvo Single Reduction Drive Axles C/w Diff/Cross Locks. Steel Drive Axle Suspension. Jost Fixed Fifth Wheel C/w Weigh Cells and In
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Volvo FH 12.380
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Volvo FH 12.380 £9,995.00
2003 | Tractor Unit 137.000 KMS FROM NEW,2003 FH12 380 4X2 GLOBETROTTER DOUBLE SLEEPER CAB,MANUAL GEARBOX,AIR CONDITIONING,LEZ COMPLIANT, 137.000KMS FROM NEW!!! ONE OWNER FROM NEW,£9995+VAT
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Volvo FH 13
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Volvo FH 13 POA
2007 | Tractor Unit | 40000kg EURO 5, 4X2 LOW RIDE, FULL AIR SUSPENSION, TWIN TANKS, DUAL HEIGHT 5TH WHEEL, ISHIFT, FRIDGE, TWIN BUNKS, 2007, EXCELLENT CONDITION 480 Engine.
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Volvo FH RHD  13 6X2 M LIFT TRACTOR
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Volvo FH RHD 13 6X2 M LIFT TRACTOR POA
2008 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg Globetrotter XL, D13A480, Diesel, Automatic, 930269km, Air,
R. C. Tuxford Exports
Volvo FH RHD  13 6X2 M LIFT TRACTOR
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Volvo FH RHD 13 6X2 M LIFT TRACTOR POA
2007 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg Globetrotter XL, D13A480, Diesel, Automatic, 1379838km, Air,
R. C. Tuxford Exports
Volvo FH 13 480
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Volvo FH 13 480 POA
2012 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg FH13 480 GLOBETROTTER XL 6X2 MIDLIFT I SHIFT TIPPING GEAR JUST TESTED IN UK ONE OWNER Tractor Units
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Volvo Tractor Unit for SaleFor true long-haul performance the Volvo FH tractor units are your best bet from this brand, as they are powered by the latest engines that offer between 400hp and 750hp. This means that the top-tier models can deal with a combined weight of up to 100 tonnes when matched with a trailer and a full load, allowing for the efficient transport of a range of goods, machines and materials.

These tractor units tend to feature a 6x2 axle set-up, with twin wheels often present to allow for better weight distribution and traction. Heavy-duty models with more durable axles and undercarriages can be procured if you need to take a truck off-road and on to construction or waste sites. Meanwhile, drivers can relax in spacious cabs with a selection of single or twin bunk configurations available on the used market.

Volvo certainly does its best to avoid making the interior of its commercial vehicles feeling austere; instead, the cabs are an inviting place to spend time and benefit from air conditioning, full electrics and modern entertainment and navigation solutions.

Used Volvo FM Tractor UnitIf you want to buy a used Volvo tractor unit, you need to dedicate some serious time to the task, researching not only the second-hand models that are available but also analysing your own requirements to make sure that any vehicle you purchase is capable of meeting them. This is not just about avoiding any units which may not have been properly maintained or are in need of repairs, but also about keeping clear of tractors which are simply not suitable in the case of your particular organisation.

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