Review: 2016 Fuso Canter 918 Tipping Tray Truck
Fuso Canter 918 Tipping Tray Truck: The introduction
As part of the logistics industry, I’m positive that you’re well aware of the brand Fuso. For decades, the name has been a force to be reckoned with on the market. Since its inception, Fuso has been providing the trucking sector with tough and efficient vehicles that will last a long time regardless of the application. One truck from this brand that I am quite fond of is the Canter 918. Why don’t you check out my review of this tipping tray truck and see whether it’s a good investment for your operations.
Fuso Canter 918 Tipping Tray Truck: Key features
The first thing that you should look at when purchasing vehicles is the engine. Why? Because you need a reliable and efficient engine for those long distances. Not to mention that it should be able to give you the kind of power you would need for your operations. As for the Canter 918, Fuso equipped this truck with a powerful Mitsubishi FUSO 4P10-T6 diesel engine. Basically, this 4-cylinder variable geometry turbo charged air-to-air intercooler engine can deliver up to 129kW at 3,500rpm. It can even offer a maximum torque of 430Nm at 2,860rpm, as well as an engine speed of 4,100rpm. In addition, it is also eco-friendly with its DPF exhaust and SCR after-treatment system. Plus, it features a 12L AdBlue tank. In short, this engine can definitely take you to where you’re going quickly and with efficient fuel consumption.
Cab and safety features
Your operator will surely be in good hands with this truck. Since Fuso installed a lot of features that would promote comfort, there will be an increase in your productivity. And with that improvement comes the increase of profits, too. The Canter 918 incorporates the use of a suspended seat with arm rest, lumbar support, as well as weight adjustment. Aside from those, you can enjoy your favorite tunes with the radio/CD/MP3 player.
Of course, let’s not forget the safety of your operator (and of your cargo as well). This truck integrates both ABS and EBD (Electronic Brake Distribution) system. There’s also an exhaust brake and a brake priority system. Collectively, these features promote safety by improving traction and overall control of the vehicle. Finally, lap sash belts and air bags come as standard.
This 918 truck comes with a dual tilt and tip function tray, as well as dropsides. It has a 2-way tailgate plus 6 retractable tie down lugs. Another inclusion are the removable center and rear posts and the retractable ladder which is on both sides of the tray. You can also monitor the fuel consumption, the water temperature, fuel level, and many more with the color information display. Lastly, it comes complete with power assist and a telescopic adjustable steering column.
Fuso Canter 918 Tipping Tray Truck: Price
New: $114,991 AUD ($126,490 GST Inclusive) – Fuso Geelong
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Fuso Canter 918 Tipping Tray Truck: The verdict
As I’ve mentioned before, you would not go wrong with a Fuso truck. And that is true with the Canter 918. Overall, this tipping tray truck allows for low fuel consumption which will no doubt help you save big bucks in the future. In addition to that, its 4-cylinder diesel engine promotes efficiency as well as eco-friendliness as it complies to emission standards. But what is the most important component is that this vehicle enhances safety of both your driver and the cargo. So if you happen to be interested with the 918, then go ahead and book a test drive now.