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 6X2 T/unit
Volvo FH 500 6X2 T/unit POA
2014 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg Twin Sleeper Globe Trotter XL Cab, Mid Lift Axle, I Shift Gear Box, Leather Heated Seats, Kelsa Light Bars, Air Horns, Micro Wave, Fridge, Sliding 5th Wheel, Alloy Wheels, Side Skirts, Add Blue Engine, TRACTOR UNITS 6X2
Volvo FH 460 6x2 T/unit
Volvo FH 460 6x2 T/unit POA
2011 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg Single Sleeper Globetrotter Cab, Tipping Gear, Tag Axle, Sliding 5th Wheel, Electric Mirrors And Windows, Volvo Engine Brake, Chassis Infills, I Shift Gear Box, Add Blue Euro 5 Engine, Air Con, Work Beacon TRACTOR UNITS 6X2
Volvo FH 460
Volvo FH 460 £13,995.00
2010 | Tractor Unit | 40000kg Fh 460 tipping gear and walking floor in mot
Steer Commercials Ltd
Volvo FM RHD  12 4X2 TRACTOR
2002 | Tractor Unit | 40000kg Sleeper D12D380 Diesel Automatic 910498km Air
Tuxford Exports
Volvo FH 500
Volvo FH 500 POA
2013 | Tractor Unit FH 4 500 GTXL PRESTIGE EURO 5 2013/63 3.9m wheelbase, leather, fridge Feb 2019 MOT. Choice of 2 in Silver
Roy Humphrey Car & Commercial
Volvo FH 460
Volvo FH 460 POA
2013 | Tractor Unit FH 4 GT 2013/63 EURO5 Nov 2018 MOT air kit just serviced ready to work choice of 2
Roy Humphrey Car & Commercial
Volvo FH 500
Volvo FH 500 POA
2014 | Tractor Unit FH 4 GTXL PRESTIGE EURO 6 2014/14 4.1m wheelbase , top light bar ,leather ,fridge Jan 2019 MOT new priden Dual tipping / walking floor equipmentNumber of Beds: 2
Roy Humphrey Car & Commercial
Volvo FH 460
Volvo FH 460 POA
2013 | Tractor Unit FH 4 GT 2013/63 EURO5 Nov 2018 MOT air kit just serviced ready to work new Priden walking floor/tipping equipment coupled to FRUEHAUF 70 YRD PLANKSIDE SLOPER 2018 IN STOCK Alcoa Durabrites Dawbarn electric sheet choice of front or rear lift please call for full spec6x2
Roy Humphrey Car & Commercial
Volvo FH  520
Volvo FH 520 £11,995.00
Tractor Unit | 40000kg Tipping gear long mot leather alloys alloy in fill light barr.
Steer Commercials Ltd
Volvo FH  460
Volvo FH 460 POA
F W Harrison Commercials Ltd
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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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