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 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 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
Volvo FH  460
Volvo FH 460 POA
F W Harrison Commercials Ltd
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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
The Volvo FH was launched as a replacement for the F Cabover series with a Front High (FH) cab.
Truck of the year
The FH12 won the prestigious Truck of the Year Award.
Introduction of the airbag
An SRS airbag was introduced for the FH series, making it the first heavy truck to do so.
Second generation launched
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.
Third generation launched
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.
FH16 Launched
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.
New Generation of FH launched (facelift)
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.
Re-launch Euro 6
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.
New 13-litre FH Launched
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.

Launch of new model Volvo FH Trucks

Announced at a glittering worldwide launch in 2012, the current model Volvo FH truck is at the top of most drivers’ wish lists.  The combination of an appealing brand, high safety and comfort levels plus impressive fuel consumption makes the Volvo FH truck.


Volvo FH In a nutshell

Volvo FH trucks are amongst 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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Last week 28 of the world’s most fuel-conscious truck drivers congregated in Volvo’s native Sweden to put their skills to the test in a challenge to see which of them could truly push... Read More

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After media coverage and expectations built gradually in the run-up to the European Truck Platooning Challenge, the completion of this historic event has seen an explosion of interest in the... Read More

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In the past week the procurement of new vehicles from Volvo Trucks has been announced by two different haulage companies, establishing the popularity of models from this Swedish... Read More

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

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
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


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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