Volvo FH Trucks For Sale

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The biggest of all trucks made by Volvo, the FH celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2013. However, the range has undergone several redesigns over the course of its relatively short history, both on the outside and underneath the bonnet. Today, the FH, both new and used, is available with 12 and 16 litre engines, giving them plenty of power to go with their extra payload capacity.

What’s most impressive about the Volvo FH is the size. They’re ideal for major jobs that involve crossing borders for delivery, while they’re seen as surprisingly easy to drive. The variety of cabs available makes them worth a second look, especially for businesses that routinely need to make regular large-scale deliveries. The range of tech available on board is pretty wide too.

Find out more about the Volvo FH and all its technical specs, not to mention the opinion of Trucklocator’s experts.

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Volvo FH 460
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Volvo FH 460 £13,999.00
2010 | Specialist 6x2 auto in test
Steer Commercials Ltd
Volvo FH 440
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Volvo FH 440 POA
2007 | Specialist | 26000kg Body type: Cabin Spec Axle Config: 6x2 Weight: 26 Tonne Registration: KX07ZDF First Registration Date: 01 Jun 2007 Emission Class: Euro 4 Cylinder Capacity: 12777 (cc) Gearbox: 6-Speed Manual Gearbox Cab Type: Twin Sleeper Tacho type: Digital Wheelbase (mm): 6100mm Total height 14ft Odometer: 765585 KM Vertical Exhaust 2 x chainwells Body type Cabin
MV Commercial Ltd
Volvo FH 13 400 BHP
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Volvo FH 13 400 BHP POA
2006 | Tippers | 32000kg VOLVO FH13 400 BHP, 2006 (06), 8X4 TIPPER, ALLOY WHEELS, ELECTRIC EASY SHEET, GLOBETROTTER CAB, MANUAL GEARBOX, ALL ROUND VERY GOOD CONDITION. VOLVO
Volvo FH 12 460
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Volvo FH 12 460 POA
2002 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg 2002 SERIES 2 VOLVO FH12 460 6X2 MANUAL GEAR BOX TWIN SLEEPER EXCELLENT CONDITION CALL Richard 07815 564541 Tony 07979 510216
Volvo FH 480
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Volvo FH 480 POA
2007 | Tractor Unit 2007 57 FH480 6X2 TRACTOR UNIT, EURO 5 WITH ADBLUE, MIDLIFT, HYDRAULICS, SLIDING 5TH WHEEL, I-SHIFT GEARBOX, LEATHER SEATS, PARROT HANDSFREE KIT, ELECTRIC WINDOWS / MIRRORS, SUNVISOR, CD / RADIO, BUNK BEDS, CLEAN TRUCK, TESTED END SEPT 2017.Tilt/Telescope, Power Steering, Number of Beds: 2; 6x2
JGE Truck & Plant Ltd
Volvo FH  12 380 4x2 box body sleeper cab manual gearbox 15
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Volvo FH 12 380 4x2 box body sleeper cab manual gearbox 15 POA
1998 | Box Vans This is used VOLVO truck for sale from Oswestry-based truck exprt specialists, commercial vehicle dealer, N A Commercials.
N A Commercials Ltd
Volvo FH   GLOBETROTTER XL 6x2 TRACTOR UNIT 2012 KY12 LZP
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Volvo FH GLOBETROTTER XL 6x2 TRACTOR UNIT 2012 KY12 LZP POA
2012 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg Volvo 460Bhp Euro 5 Engine, VEB, I-Shift Semi Automatic Gearbox, Midlift Axle, Ecas Air Suspension, Sliding Fifth Wheel, Globetrotter XL High Roof Twin Sleeper, Full Air Kit, Sunvisor, Electric Windows/Mirrors/Sunroof, Climate Control, Fridge, Microwave, Volvo FH Series Globetrotter XL High Roof Twin Sleeper Cab, Volvo 460Bhp Turbo Air to Air Charge Cooled Euro 5 Engine c/w Ad-Blue System, Volvo
Fleet Ex Global Vehicle Sales
Volvo FH   GLOBETROTTER XL 6x2 TRACTOR UNIT 2012 KY12 LZF
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Volvo FH GLOBETROTTER XL 6x2 TRACTOR UNIT 2012 KY12 LZF POA
2012 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg Volvo 460Bhp Euro 5 Engine, VEB, I-Shift Semi Automatic Gearbox, Midlift Axle, Ecas Air Suspension, Sliding Fifth Wheel, Globetrotter XL High Roof Twin Sleeper, Full Air Kit, Sunvisor, Electric Windows/Mirrors/Sunroof, Climate Control, Fridge, Microwave, Volvo FH Series Globetrotter XL High Roof Twin Sleeper Cab, Volvo 460Bhp Turbo Air to Air Charge Cooled Euro 5 Engine c/w Ad-Blue System, Volvo
Fleet Ex Global Vehicle Sales
Volvo FH 460
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Volvo FH 460 POA
2010 | Tractor Unit Climate control,electric windows/mirrors,cruise control,Radio/Cd player,full air kit,i shift gearbox,very nice condition,all export enquiries welcome,shipping arranged,for more info please phone 0121 326 6950,for the latest stock updates follow us on Twitter @junction6com
Junction 6 Commercials Limited
Volvo FH 460 6x2 T/unit
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Volvo FH 460 6x2 T/unit POA
2013 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg Tag Axle, Globetrotter Cab, Alloy Fuel Tank, Heated Leather Seats, Fridge, Micro Wave, Engine Brake, 3.2m Wheel Base, Euro 5 Engine, Air Con, I Shift Gear Box, M.O.T May 2018 TRACTOR UNITS 6X2
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Click on the dates in the timeline below to view interesting events in the Volvo FH's history. Click on the circles in the timeline to view key model updates and face lifts
01.01.1993
Launch
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The Volvo FH was launched as a replacement for the F Cabover series with a Front High (FH) cab.
01.01.1994
Truck of the year
The FH12 won the prestigious Truck of the Year Award.
01.01.1995
Introduction of the airbag
An SRS airbag was introduced for the FH series, making it the first heavy truck to do so.
01.01.1998
Second generation launched
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The second generation was launched, involving a facelift and minor changes to the cab. The electrical system was almost completely overhauled, as was the gearbox and engine.
16.11.2001
Third generation launched
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The third generation of the FH was introduced. It included a redesigned cab that was more aerodynamic, a new automatic gearbox transmission, new electronics system and a much-improved engine. The driveline was given a makeover too.
17.10.2003
FH16 Launched
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In October that year, the FH16, Volvo’s most powerful truck to date, was launched. It had a 610bhp engine, a special interior and bodywork plus an advanced system to improve active safety.
16.06.2008
New Generation of FH launched (facelift)
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The next generation of FH trucks was launched. Taller interiors, better storage and instrumentation and a new AdBlue gauge were the main improvements. The sound system was also improved, while new buttons for the I-Shift and Powertronic systems were added.
01.06.2012
Re-launch Euro 6
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The FH was revamped yet again with more upgrades, but was made to be compliant with Euro 6. The number of engine options was reduced for the new FH trucks.
08.09.2005
New 13-litre FH Launched
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The new 13 litre FH was launched, as was an improved 9 litre engine using SCR to reach Euro 4 and Euro 5 standards. The 13 litre engine was available with up to 520bhp with 5% better consumption than its predecessor. As for the smaller engine, it was upgraded to become more powerful, improving driveability. The first trucks with this engine were first introduced in early 2006.

The amazing launch of the new Volvo FH
 
 

Power and capacity are the name of the game with the Volvo FH. Today, buyers can get an FH with 550bhp or, if they need a little bit more, one with a whopping 660bhp, more than any other truck currently on the market. In terms of capacity, the biggest FH can hold well in excess of 20 tonnes, depending on what it’s being used for.

Gearbox options for the Volvo FH are as follows – 9-speed manual, 14-speed manual and the 12-speed I-Shift. If unsure of which one is best, the I-Shift gearbox is the best possible choice if you want an automatic gearbox. However, the others do have 14-speed range change and splitter versions with optional overdrive.2013 Model Volvo FH Euro 6

There are four cab types to choose from – Day, Sleeper, Globetrotter and the huge Globetrotter XL. The latter of the four is full-height and has enough room for a few riders, not to mention any luggage needed for a long trip.

Both the tractor units and rigids in the FH range are very popular in the UK. They have generally been well received, no matter how many changes have been made. As there have been so many alterations, there are plenty of used models available on the market.

Volvo FH In a nutshell

The Volvo FH is one of the best trucks you could possibly wish to buy if you need one with ample size and power to perform the largest jobs imaginable.

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

The best I have Driven 5/5 by Johnny Reynolds The Volvo FH is probably the best truck I have ever driven. I drive a Volvo FH (2012) most of the time now. I'm not an owner, it's a fleet truck. I have to say that I'm very impressed. The engine... Read full review
A true globetrotter 4.5/5 by Kent Ken I have just sold my Volvo FH 6x2 tractor from 2004 with 420hp engine. It has the Globetrotter XL twin sleeper cab, with flat floor and every conceivable creature comfort. It has covered just over a... Read full review

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Volvo FH Tractor Unit


The Volvo FH range of tractor units is designed for high-volume long-haul transport. And with a long era of successful international operation under its belt, buying a used FH is not just possible but also a positively sensible idea. Large cabs on this type of truck are a given, but you also get a range of creature comforts, efficient engines and plenty of axle configurations so that an FH tractor... Read more