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FOUR BRAND-DEFINING VALUES IN ONE TRUCK

PETERBILT MODEL 220

PETERBILT DOESN’T COMPROMISE ITS VALUES IN THE MODEL 220

It’s loaded with the latest technology, is fuel efficient, safe, and designed with quality in mind. The truck truly embodies the four core values—purposeful innovation, individualized solutions, enduring craftsmanship, and pride and class—that define its manufacturer, Peterbilt.

THE HIGHLIGHTS

The Model 220 features a low chassis weight that enables improved fuel economy and lower emissions. Its tight turning radius and single axle allow for tighter handling and maneuverability—perfect for moving in and out of those tight city streets and alleyways. The single axle also reduces weight, contributing to better fuel economy.

ECONOMY

The Model 220 lost nearly 200 lbs after its latest redesign featuring a restructure of the vertical exhaust. This restructure includes a single canister design and a lightweight aluminum battery box cover, allowing for heavier payloads and better fuel efficiency.

Speaking of efficiency, the Model 220 is equipped with a fuel-efficient PACCAR PX-7 engine that features a Common Rail Fuel System. This allows the 220 to use less fuel without skimping on performance or reliability. 

The 220’s front panel opens for easy access to coolant, refrigerant, power-steering fluid, washer fluid, engine oil, and the air filter, allowing for quicker service time for savings that reaches straight to your bottom line.

Peterbilt’s value of individualized solutions—customizing its products to meet the needs of the customer—is met through its economical truck options for customers who are focused on green effort, performance, payload, and fuel economy.

DESIGN

Functionality and productivity start under the hood, but that isn’t where it ends. The exterior of the Model 220 features an expansive windshield and extra-large side mirrors that ensure greater visibility in the front, rear, above, and around the truck. The mirrors are also heated to keep frost from obstructing your view on those wintery mornings.

The cab also contributes to productivity. Step onto stair-style steps with nonslip treads and enter the cab through doors that open at 90 degrees. The inside of the cab was designed with more width and height to accommodate crews of all sizes. 

The task of driving is also more comfortable. A driver information display helps track your truck’s performance and fuel economy, and a multi-functional steering wheel keeps backlit cruise and audio controls in a convenient place.

Peterbilt’s value of pride and class—a passion for unrivaled performance, a premium driver experience, and great style—is met in the Model 220 in its design elements both under the hood and inside the cab.

SAFETY

When it comes down to it, your top priority should be your drivers’ safety, and with a Peterbilt Model 220, safety is the least of your worries.

The 220 features electronic stability control through Wabco SmartTrac ESC. SmartTrac engages during high-risk situations to provide your drivers with more directional control, stability, and safer deceleration through selective braking.

Customers have the option of integrating the OnGuardACTIVE Collision Mitigation System, another Wabco system, to their trucks. This system sends alerts to drivers whenever a truck’s following distance closes and applies active braking during hazardous situations.

In addition to the electronic stability control, the 220 features automatic traction control that kicks into action whenever slippage or drive wheel spin is detected and reduces engine torque or applies wheel drive brakes to ensure driver control during forward motion.

Peterbilt’s value of purposeful innovation to provide technologically advanced products and services that deliver outstanding performance and value is met with the Model 220’s safety features and safety systems.

VALUES

Peterbilt’s values are outlined in its Model 220. But there’s one value that has yet to be discussed—enduring craftsmanship. Peterbilt aims to manufacture the industry’s most durable and reliable trucks, assembled to the highest quality standards. The brand stands behind its trucks and offers support and service to its customers through innovative parts programs that maximize uptime. The programs include Online Parts Counter, Fleet Services, and the PACCAR Parts 365 Center.

Peterbilt is committed to bring the best-in-the-industry service experience that is designed around you and your business. With those core values, why wouldn’t you choose a Peterbilt Model 220?

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Find out more about the Peterbilt Model 220, visit www.peterbilt.com

MODERN WORK TRUCK SOLUTIONS: FEBRUARY 2019 ISSUE

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