NEW Actros

Mercedes-Benz Trucks

The Next Generation Mercedes-Benz Actros

"The new dimension in driving dynamics"

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Precisely tuned drive train configurations, spontaneous power development, increased driving stability, improved steering characteristics, and not least, numerous assistance and safety systems – all of which make the driver's task noticeably easier and provide a brand new driving feel.

What sets the new Actros apart is its outstanding handling characteristics, because the best possible compromise between comfort, direct contact with the road and excellent driveability and controllability have been found. Many drive, chassis and suspension components have also been re-engineered, while tried and tested features have been significantly improved. Thus for instance the optimised responsiveness of the new, high-torque in-line engines and the perfectly matched gearshift strategy of the standard-fit automated transmission provide a much more eager and comfortable starting performance compared with the predecessor.

The hypoid rear axle has also been further optimised. As a result, the power generated in the engine is now transmitted to the road more efficiently than ever before. For maximum suitability for the application, low consumption and thus greater economic efficiency.

The same is true of driving comfort: everything is perfectly coordinated. From the new steering to the wider, stiffer frame and the new 4-bellow air suspension all the way through to the unique, innovative rear axle location*, which accounts for the improved self-steering response and greater lateral stability, for instance.

The tried and tested electronic brake system and Stability Control Assist ensure a high standard of safety, as standard. And optional safety and assistance systems such as the new Attention Assist, the advanced Active Brake Assist 3 and Distance Control Assist with stop-start function assist the driver in stressful situations. Optionally available bi-xenon headlamps, cornering lights, LED daytime running lights and LED tail lamps increase passive safety.

* 4x2 vehicles only; not on the Actros Loader

Drive technology.

Tangibly improved driving dynamics through perfectly tuned drive system configurations.

  • Economical, high-torque, very smooth-running 6-cylinder in-line engines

  • Immediate reponse from the engine

  • Standard-fit advanced Mercedes PowerShift 3, with 8, 12 and 16-speed automated transmission available (depending on model) with selectively engageable driving modes and additional functions matched to operating profiles

  • Precise gear selection in accordance with the particular driving situation in question

  • Standard-fit weight-optimised, friction-loss-reduced hypoid rear axle

Application-specific drive system configurations thanks to a complete range of rear axle ratios and transmission variants

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Frame, chassis, suspension, steering.

No other truck offers such easy, confident and safe handling.

  • New, innovative rear axle location* for greater lateral stability and lower self-steering response

  • Optimally coordinated suspension elements in seats, cab suspension and chassis suspension

  • Optimised, direct steering for improved steering precision

  • Optimised steering gear for better steering kinematics compared with predecessor

Wide, stiff frame with wider track for improved roadholding

* 4x2 vehicles only

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Assistance and safety systems.

Offering confident and safe handling.

  • Extensive standard-fit safety equipment incl. Stability Control Assist

  • Follow-me-Home lighting as standard

  • Optional: Distance Control Assist with stop-start function, as well as the new Attention Assist* and the new Active Brake Assist 3

  • New High Performance Brake** with engine braking performance up to 475 kW

  • New water retarder with up to 3500 Nm braking torque

  • Tyre pressure monitoring system for towing vehicle and trailer/semitrailer

  • Co-driver's mirror with manoeuvring function

  • Safety Packs

Bi-Xenon headlamps, cornering lights, fog lamps, LED daytime driving lights and LED tail lamps as standard

* Standard in conjunction with Lane Keeping Assist
** Max. braking performance for Euro VI: 475 kW (OM 473), 400 kW (OM 471), 340 kW (OM 470), 300 kW (OM 936)

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Driving dynamics at a glance.

The new Actros is simple, safe and almost effortless to drive and steer.

  • Drive technology.

  • Frame, chassis, suspension, steering.

  • Assistance and safety systems.

Drive technology.

Tangibly improved driving dynamics through perfectly tuned drive system configurations.

  • Economical, high-torque, very smooth-running 6-cylinder in-line engines

  • Immediate response from the engine

  • Standard-fit advanced Mercedes PowerShift 3, with 8, 12 and 16-speed automated transmission available (depending on model) with selectively engageable driving modes and additional functions matched to operating profiles

  • Precise gear selection in accordance with the particular driving situation in question

  • Standard-fit weight-optimised, friction-loss-reduced hypoid rear axle

Application-specific drive system configurations thanks to a complete range of rear axle ratios and transmission variants

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  • Frame, chassis, suspension, steering.
  • New, innovative rear axle location* for greater lateral stability and lower self-steering response

  • Optimally coordinated suspension elements in seats, cab suspension and chassis suspension

  • Optimised, direct steering for improved steering precision

  • Optimised steering gear for better steering kinematics compared with predecessor

Wide, stiff frame with wider track for improved roadholding

* 4x2 vehicles only

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Assistance and safety systems.

Offering confident and safe handling.

  • Extensive standard-fit safety equipment incl. Stability Control Assist

  • Follow-me-Home lighting as standard

  • Optional: Distance Control Assist with stop-start function, as well as the new Attention Assist* and the new Active Brake Assist 3

  • New High Performance Brake** with engine braking performance up to 475 kW

  • New water retarder with up to 3500 Nm braking torque

  • Tyre pressure monitoring system for towing vehicle and trailer/semitrailer

  • Co-driver's mirror with manoeuvring function

  • Safety Packs

  • Bi-Xenon headlamps, cornering lights, fog lamps, LED daytime driving lights and LED tail lamps as standard

    * Standard in conjunction with Lane Keeping Assist
    ** Max. braking performance for Euro VI: 475 kW (OM 473), 400 kW (OM 471), 340 kW (OM 470), 300 kW (OM 936)

Comfort at a glance.

The new Actros offers maximum comfort for driving, working and living.

  • Working comfort.

  • Living and sleeping comfort.

  • Cab comparison.

The new Actros offers maximum working comfort.

  • Five cab variants with a width of 2300 mm or 2500 mm

  • Impressive headroom* of up to 1.97 m

  • Completely new developed seats

  • Comfort suspension seat and climatised suspension seat with a massage function as an option

  • Ergonomically styled driver’s workstation with a new design

  • Multifunction steering wheel which can be operated intuitively

  • Optional instrument cluster with a 12.7 cm TFT colour display and a video function

  • Standard-specification radio with USB interface, extensive multimedia range including truck navigation, sound system

Innovative air-controlled heating and air conditioning system

* Headroom between the seats

 

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Living and sleeping comfort.

  • High-quality, new interior design for maximum wellbeing

  • Clear distinction between workplace and living area

  • Stowage compartments beneath the bed with a capacity of up to 558 l

  • Additional comfort-enhancing equipment: for example the Home-Line and Style-Line interior designs

  • On request: folding table integrated into the instrument support for the co-driver’s side

  • Refrigerator with a capacity of up to 36L
  • Newly developed beds with a length of up to 2200 mm and a width of 750 mm

  • Optional upper comfort bed with level control and a width of 750 mm

  • Inner spring pillow top comfort mattress available as standard

PremiumComfort mattress on trucks below 500hp.