Used tractor units

7,462 ads of used tractor units
10,632 € - 2005 - 620 000 km - 44t
6x2 - Euro 3 - 420 Fiscal horsepower (for France, Spain, Italy)
Bruce Charles Commercials - Llanelli
12,565 € - 1999 - 680 000 km - 44t
6x2 - Euro 2 - 460 Fiscal horsepower (for France, Spain, Italy)
Bruce Charles Commercials - Llanelli
22,552 € - 2006 - 525 000 km - 65t
6x2 - Euro 3 - 460 Fiscal horsepower (for France, Spain, Italy)
Bruce Charles Commercials - Llanelli
13,531 € - 2000 - 670 000 km - 44t
6x2 - Euro 2 - 420 Fiscal horsepower (for France, Spain, Italy)
Bruce Charles Commercials - Llanelli
17,397 € - 2005 - 680 000 km - 44t
6x2 - Euro 3 - 460 Fiscal horsepower (for France, Spain, Italy)
Bruce Charles Commercials - Llanelli
17,397 € - 2004 - 480 000 km - 44t
6x2 - Euro 3 - 460 Fiscal horsepower (for France, Spain, Italy)
Bruce Charles Commercials - Llanelli
11,921 € - 1999 - 720 000 km - 44t
6x2 - 460 Fiscal horsepower (for France, Spain, Italy)
Bruce Charles Commercials - Llanelli
6,122 € - 2003 - 410 000 km - 44t
4x2 - Euro 3 - 440 Fiscal horsepower (for France, Spain, Italy)
Bruce Charles Commercials - Llanelli
12,565 € - 2006 - 630 000 km - 44t
6x2 - Euro 3 - 430 Fiscal horsepower (for France, Spain, Italy)
Bruce Charles Commercials - Llanelli
22,230 € - 1999 - 550 000 km
6x4 - Euro 2 - 520 Fiscal horsepower (for France, Spain, Italy)
Bruce Charles Commercials - Llanelli
2007 - 19t
4x2 - Euro 4 - 450 Fiscal horsepower (for France, Spain, Italy)
GALIUS - Veiculos SA, Lisboa - Castanheira do ribatejo
2008
4x2 - Euro 4 - 400 Fiscal horsepower (for France, Spain, Italy)
GALIUS - Veiculos SA, Lisboa - Castanheira do ribatejo
2009
4x2 - Euro 4 - 400 Fiscal horsepower (for France, Spain, Italy)
GALIUS - Veiculos SA, Lisboa - Castanheira do ribatejo
2008 - 1 095 253 km - 18t
4x2 - Euro 4 - 440 Fiscal horsepower (for France, Spain, Italy)
Volvo Group España, S.A.U - Madrid
22,000 € - 2010 - 382 000 km - 18t
4x2 - Euro 5 - 440 Fiscal horsepower (for France, Spain, Italy)
Trans Kotka - Kotka / +358 2 3619 1215
28,000 € - 2010 - 630 000 km - 19t
4x2 - Euro 5 - 460 Fiscal horsepower (for France, Spain, Italy)
Abrantes Almeida e Simoes Lda - Avelãs de caminho
34,000 € - 2011 - 500 000 km - 19t
4x2 - Euro 5 - 460 Fiscal horsepower (for France, Spain, Italy)
Abrantes Almeida e Simoes Lda - Avelãs de caminho
2006 - 650 000 km - 18t
4x2 - Euro 3 - 480 Fiscal horsepower (for France, Spain, Italy)
Abrantes Almeida e Simoes Lda - Avelãs de caminho
2007 - 1 000 000 km
4x2 - Euro 4 - 440 Fiscal horsepower (for France, Spain, Italy)
Abrantes Almeida e Simoes Lda - Avelãs de caminho
2006 - 1 km - 19t
4x2 - Euro 4 - 440 Fiscal horsepower (for France, Spain, Italy)
Abrantes Almeida e Simoes Lda - Avelãs de caminho

The tractor unit, not to be mistaken with a farming tractor, is a vehicle equipped with a fifth wheel that tows a semi-trailer. It is part of the heavy vehicle category. The vehicle made of a tractor unit and a semi-trailer is called “tractor-trailer”.

Tractor units are often used for long distance transport because they tow semi-trailers with important loading capacity, which is economic. Some tractor units are specially designed for hazardous substance transport (ADR) or for overzise loads when towing a vehicle carrier semi-trailer. A tractor unit can be equipped with a loader crane to facilitate the freight loading and unloading on the semi-trailer.

Tractor units are equipped with axles that support the load of the semi-trailer. For a tractor unit with 4×2 or 4×4 axles, the maximum permitted weight of vehicle when loaded is 19 tonnes. For a tractor unit with 6×2, 6×4 or 6×6 axles, the maximum weight permitted is 26 tonnes. Finally, for tractor unit with 8×4 axles, the permitted weight is 32 tonnes. The tractor unit speed limit is 90km/h. Often equipped with a diesel engine with turbocharger, the tractor units sometimes have an all-wheel drive.

There are two types of cabs for tractor units: cab-over or conventional cabs. The cab-over tractor units, when the engine is under the cab, are the most widespread configuration in Europe. It can tip or be fixed. The conventional cab is widespread in the USA where roads are larger and where the size of articulated vehicles is less strict. Tractor units with “hood” cabs such as Freightliners or Scania Torpedo give the driver a better or bigger living space, which is great for long distance trips.

The first tractor unit on the market was by Renault in 1923, before being equipped with a brake servo in 1925. Next, every important make offered tractor units.

For 2000, Planet-Trucks offers plenty of ads for used tractor units by Renault Trucks, DAF Trucks, Scania, MAN AG, Volvo Trucks, Mercedes-Benz and Iveco. Take a look at our used semi-trailer ads.


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