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Engines, transmissions, gearshift

Engines, transmissions, gearshift

Efficient technology: High performance - low consumption.

Efficient 4- and 6-cylinder engines that are high on delivery and low on consumption – and the Mercedes PowerShift 3 automated gearshift makes driving easier in difficult conditions, too.

Powerful, reliable, economical – the Atego's Euro VI engines boast low fuel consumption, spontaneous response, tractive power and very smooth running. The 4-cylinder inline engines deliver up to 170 kW (231 hp) and peak torque of up to 900 Nm. The 6-cylinder inline engines deliver up to 220 kW (299 hp) and peak torque of up to 1200 Nm.

Advantages at a glance.

  • More fuel-efficient, reliable 4- and 6-cylinder in-line engines with high torque at low engine speeds
  • Two displacement classes, seven output ratings from 115 kW (156 hp) to 220 kW (299 hp)
  • Powerful engine brake, optional High Performance Engine Brake
  • Mercedes PowerShift 3 automated gearshift with “power” or “offroad” driving programmes as well as manually selectable driving modes and auxiliary functions for closer orientation to type of application
  • Various 6-, 8- and 9-speed transmissions for job-matched drive configurations

The three-stage, wear-free auxiliary brake is optionally available for even greater safety, offering up to 300 kW of braking power according to the installed engine variant.

The three-stage brake system offering up to 235 kW of brake power, which comes as standard on vehicles with a permissible gross vehicle weight of 9.5 t or over, reduces wear on the service brake while enhancing safety and control of the vehicle.

High-torque Euro VI engines. Powerful, reliable, economical – the high-torque 4- and 6-cylinder in-line engines provide the Atego with an excellent foundation for operations in the building materials industry.

Superior dynamic response, simple handling and low fuel consumption: The automated gearshift ensures precise gear selection, short shift times, high driving comfort and outstanding economy.

With Mercedes PowerShift 3, additional functions such as direct shifting from 1 to R and one reverse gear with a high ratio93 provide for simple manoeuvring. The crawl function makes particularly easy work of moving off.

In addition to the automated transmission, a manual transmission with pneumatic power-assisted gear shifting is optionally available. It features outstanding ergonomics and extremely precise shifting while requiring only a low shift force.

With the Atego, customers can choose the “power” or “offroad” driving programme irrespective of the model variant. Both incorporate driving modes enabling a style of driving adapted to the given driving situation.