The engines are also used for braking: the strong premium engine brake reduces mechanical wear and tear on the brakes and makes a great contribution to economic efficiency.
The exhaust gas aftertreatment system uses BlueTec 6 technology which has already proven its worth in daily use over many millions of kilometres in our heavy-duty mass-production engines. In the exhaust gas aftertreatment unit, the SCR catalytic converter reduces the nitrogen oxides to a minimum. And the diesel particulate filter prevents almost any soot particles from escaping.
Depending on the regional approval regulations, the Unimog implement carrier can also be supplied as a Euro V version; this applies exclusively to the U 423, U 429 and U 529 models.