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Reduced fuel consumption
Arocs

Reduced fuel consumption

The lower the fuel consumption, the lower the overall costs.

The Arocs and Atego make extremely efficient use of fuel. What's more, the combination of vehicle technology and services such as our driver training enables substantial additional reductions in fuel costs. An accomplished driver can make a good truck even better.

With the modified OM 470 and OM 471 the range now features two even more economical engines, each of which is available in five power output ratings. Other contributing factors to the low fuel consumption include the optimised 12-speed transmission, the improved shift strategy and Predictive Powertrain Control91. New, intelligent ancillary consumers and honed aerodynamics also play a role. In conjunction with the optimised powertrain, the new OM 470 and OM 471 engines are, all in all, able to achieve fuel savings of up to 3% in comparison with their predecessors.

Advantages at a glance.

  • Complete Euro VI engine range: four displacement classes, 18 power variants from 175 kW (238 hp) to 460 kW (625 hp)
  • Low fuel consumption thanks to economical, efficient engines and short shift times
  • Additional fuel savings with new, 2nd-generation OM 470 and OM 471 engines
  • Application-matched rear-axle ratios and transmissions
  • Fuel-efficient auxiliary consumers
  • Sophisticated aerodynamics
  • Low rolling resistance as a result of tyre pressure monitoring2, 91

A broad selection of application specific transmissions also contributes to reduced fuel consumption. Short shift times and economical auxiliary consumers such as on-demand compressed air control and the power steering pump additionally help to reduce fuel consumption.

The maintenance-free Hydraulic Auxiliary Drive combines the advantages of all-wheel drive and the classic drive system. It offers additional traction when needed – and adds barely any weight on long trips. Hydraulic Auxiliary Drive is up to 350/500 kilograms lighter than engageable/permanent all-wheel drive. In addition, the losses from the additional drive axle are removed. This reduces fuel consumption by up to six–eight percent in comparison to engageable/permanent all-wheel drive.

The economical Euro VI engines are available in four displacement classes and with seven power output ratings from 115 kW (156 hp) to 220 kW (299 hp). We offer the Arocs with Euro VI engines in four displacement classes and with 18 power output ratings, from 175 kW (238 hp) to 460 kW (625 hp).

The design of the Atego and Arocs has been optimised down to the finest details in the interests of reduced drag. From the bumper via the corner panelling to the roof – everything contributes to a low level of aerodynamic drag and thus to reduced fuel consumption. Aerodynamic attachments also reduce fuel consumption. Tyre pressure monitoring results in reduced rolling resistance, thereby also contributing to low fuel consumption.