National Automobile Dealers Association
 

2012 ATD Commercial Truck of the Year Award

Nominees

MEDIUM DUTY

Fuso Canter FE160 LCF (Low Cab Forward)
The new FUSO FE160 model reflects a complete redesign of the Mitsubishi Fuso Class 4 medium-duty work truck. The drivetrain consists of the company’s new 4P10 3.0L dual-overhead-cam, dual-turbocharged, intercooled 4-cylinder diesel engine, which generates 161 hp at 3,500 rpm, and a 295 lb-ft of torque at 1,600 rpm. The engine is coupled to an advanced Mitsubishi Fuso DUONIC 6-speed automated manual transmission. Aimed at providing lower cost of ownership, the Canter FE160 redefines efficient transport technology while reducing its environment footprint.

 

Isuzu NPR-HD
The only gas powered Low Cab Forward in the US market, the Isuzu LCF has been the number one selling LCF in the US since 1986. The N-Series Gas models are powered by a Vortec 6.0-liter small block V8 engine that produces 297 hp at 4,300 rpm and generates 372 lb-ft of torque at 4,000 rpm. In addition, a version of the engine compatible with compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is available. The Hexapod-built cab design increases safety with a panoramic windshield and side windows that provide unsurpassed drive visibility. 

Kenworth T440 Conventional
Available in a more compact and lighter weight package than a Class 8 truck, the Class 7 Kenworth T440 offers customers a reliable, durable and quality Kenworth truck with superior aerodynamics, performance, productivity and value for regional haul, city pickup and delivery, municipal and vocational applications. The PACCAR PX-8 engine is standard on the Class 7 T440 and is rated up to 350 hp and 1,000 lb-ft torque for heavier loads and severe grades. The T440 offers important features, including modern aerodynamic styling, excellent maneuverability, superior ergonomics, and best-in-class forward lighting.


Peterbilt Model 210 LCF
Designed for optimal productivity, Peterbilt’s enhanced Model 210 cabover has paired a lightweight chassis and frame rail with a strategically positioned electrical system to optimize body installation and increase payload capacity. Powered by the reliable, lightweight PACCAR PX-6, the Model 210 has a horsepower rating up to 250 hp and torque rated up to 660 lbs-ft. Ideal for medium-duty truck owners, the fuel-efficient PX-6 provides an in-line 6 cylinder devise with four valves per cylinder, a high pressure common rail fuel system and features the best power-to-weight ratio available in its class.


UD 2600 LCF
The UD2600 is a Class 6 Medium Duty diesel truck with a GVWR of 25,995. This newly designed cab-over-engine cab and chassis has better fuel economy, aerodynamics and increased horsepower/torque versus previous models. The new cab was designed to provide comfort for the driver and/or passenger with the cab suspension system, 7-way adjustable driver’s air suspension seat and a multi-adjustable passenger seat. Powering this UD2600 is the GH7 engine, with 245 hp and 530 lb-ft torque, and an Allison 2200RDS transmission.

HEAVY DUTY

Freightliner 114SD Conventional Dump Truck
The 114SD will be the workhouse of Freightliner Trucks vocational stable. The 114SD features a 114-inch BBC with a 48-inch set back and 31-inch set forward axle configuration.  The flexibility of the SD platform provides for a wide range of vocational applications that include government, construction, utility, refuse and specialized hauling.

International ProStar+ Tractor with MaxxForce 15 Engine
Engineered specifically for International’s Class 8 heavy-duty on-highway trucks, MaxxForce 15 for the International ProStar+ (125” BBC) is available with up to 500 hp and 1,850 lb-ft of torque and is the most powerful engine Navistar builds. The MaxxForce 15 is built on a proven block and crankshaft combined with the fuel and air systems of the MaxxForce Advanced EGR system. This combination delivers unprecedented hauling power and unrivaled durability.

Kenworth T660 Regional Hauler with PACCAR MX Engine
The T660 Regional Hauler features modern aerodynamic styling, excellent fuel economy, advanced forward-lighting, state-of-the-art technology and a world-class interior. It also helps to provide low operating cost, superior performance, high productivity, outstanding driver comfort, and excellent resale value. The T660 configuration provides shorter wheelbases, tighter chassis packaging, enhanced maneuverability and weight savings.

   
Peterbilt 587 SmartWay Conventional Tractor
Peterbilt’s EPA SmartWay designated Model 587 is a dynamic evolution of the highly successful Model 387, and sets a new standard for on-highway fuel efficiency, technology and serviceability. Equipped with standard front air disc brakes, an industry first, the Model 587 provides exceptional performance in stopping distance, brake handling and ease of maintenance. The Model 587 is powered by the advanced PACCAR MX engine which provides a horsepower range of 380 hp – 485 hp and torque outputs up to 1,750 lb-ft with a displacement of 12.9 liters.