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A broad range of commercial vehicles.

This product range is highly suitable for nearly all commercial categories, in urban areas or overland, from delivery to heavy trucks.

We use our customers’ experience, their requirements and demands as an essential precondition in the development and technology of new axle concepts. Our innovative state-of-the-art engineering and our quality-driven plants in Germany give our axles outstanding performance in:

  • Durability
  • Fuel efficiency
  • Quiet operation

Top vehicle manufacturers around the world know they can depend on these features of our axles and the reliability of our services. This leads us to one of the world’s biggest producers of commercial axles.

Convince yourself and discover the advantages of Mercedes-Benz axles.

Truck rear axle systems.

Product features.

  • Tire sizes from 17.5 to 24 inches
  • Hypoid and planetary driven
  • Ring gear diameter from 233 to 485 mm
  • Axle loads from 6 to 16 t (per axle)
  • Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) from 6.5 to 250 t
  • High fuel efficiency
  • Easy maintenance and long oil change intervals
  • Long lifetime and quiet operations due to our optimized gear set design
  • Additional payload due to weight optimized design
  • Maintenance free wheel hub
  • New Final Drive axle with active oil management reduces fuel consumption
Truck rear axle systems.
R 325.

R 325.

  • Fabricated axle housing
  • Recommended for light-duty application

Data and Dimensions

  • Axle load: 6-8.3 t
  • Tire size: 17.5 inches
  • Brake: disk brake
  • Suspension: air springs / steel springs
  • Drive type: single reduction / hypoid
  • Axle weight: 350 kg (varies depending on configuration)
  • A = overall width: 2232-2330 mm
  • B = track width: 1760-1775 mm
  • C = spring track: 1022 mm
  • Ring Gear Diameter: 325 mm
R 390.

R 390.

  • Fabricated axle housing
  • Recommended for medium-duty application

Data and Dimensions

  • Axle load: 9.2-11 t
  • Tire size: 19.5/20/22.5 inches
  • Brake: disk brake / drum brake
  • Suspension: air springs / steel springs
  • Drive type: single reduction / hypoid
  • Axle weight: 541 kg (varies depending on configuration)
  • A = overall width: 2284-2489 mm
  • B = track width: 1753-1840 mm
  • C = spring track: 1022 mm
  • Ring Gear Diameter: 390 mm
R 440.

R 440.

  • Fabricated axle housing
  • Recommended for heavy-duty application

Data and Dimensions

  • Axle load: 13 t
  • Tire size: 22.5 inches
  • Brake: disk brake
  • Suspension: air springs / steel springs
  • Drive type: single reduction / hypoid
  • Axle weight: 680 kg (varies depending on configuration)
  • A = overall width: 2410-2482 mm
  • B = track width: 1802-1910 mm
  • C = spring track: 930 mm
  • Ring Gear Diameter: 440 mm
R 485.

R 485.

  • Cast axle housing for high engine torque
  • Recommended for heavy-duty application

Data and Dimensions

  • Axle load: 13 t
  • Tire size: 22.5 inches
  • Brake: disk brake
  • Suspension: air springs / steel springs
  • Drive type: single reduction / hypoid
  • Axle weight: 765 kg (varies depending on configuration)
  • A = overall width: 2422-2482 mm
  • B = track width: 1802-1804 mm
  • C = spring track: 930 mm
  • Ring Gear Diameter: 485 mm
R 233 P - R 300 P.

R 233 P – R 300 P.

  • Planetary axle with cast axle housing
  • Recommended for heavy-duty application

Data and Dimensions

  • Axle load: 13.4 – 16 t
  • Tire size: 20/22.5/24 inches
  • Brake: disk brake / drum  brake
  • Suspension: air springs / steel springs
  • Drive type: double reduction / planetary
  • Axle weight: 792 kg (varies depending on configuration)
  • A = overall width: 2407-2775 mm
  • B = track width: 1800-2039 mm
  • C = spring track: 930 mm
  • Ring Gear Diameter: 233/300 mm
RT 233 P + R 233 P– RT 300 P + R 300 P.

RT 233 P + R 233 P– RT 300 P + R 300 P.

  • Planetary axle with cast axle housing, tandem
  • Recommended for heavy-duty application

Data and Dimensions

  • Axle load: 26.8-32 t (tandem)
  • Tire size: 20/22.5/24 inches
  • Brake: disk brake / drum brake
  • Through-drive axle: yes
  • Suspension: air springs / steel springs
  • Drive type: two-stage / planetary
  • Axle weight: 1643 kg (tandem, varies depending on configuration)
  • A = overall width: 2407-2775 mm
  • B = track width: 1800-2039 mm
  • C = spring track: 930 mm
  • Ring Gear Diameter: 233/300 mm
RT 390 + RT 390 T.

RT 390 + RT 390 T.

  • Fabricated axle housing, tandem
  • Recommended for heavy-duty application

Data and Dimensions

  • Axle load: 20 t (tandem)
  • Tire size: 22.5 inches
  • Brake: disk brake
  • Through-drive axle: yes
  • Suspension: air springs / steel springs
  • Drive type: single-stage / hypoid
  • Axle weight: 1255 kg (tandem, varies depending on configuration)
  • A = overall width: 2441-2501 mm
  • B = track width: 1821-1823 mm
  • C = spring track: 990 mm
  • Ring Gear Diameter: 390 mm
RT 440 + R 440.

RT 440 + R 440.

  • Fabricated axle housing, tandem
  • Recommended for heavy-duty application

Data and Dimensions

  • Axle load: 26 t (tandem)
  • Tire size: 22.5 inches
  • Brake: disk brake
  • Through-drive axle: yes
  • Suspension: air springs / steel springs
  • Drive type: single-stage / hypoid
  • Axle weight: 1482 kg (tandem, varies depending on configuration)
  • A = overall width: 2410-2482 mm
  • B = track width: 1802-1910 mm
  • C = spring track: 930 mm
  • Ring Gear Diameter: 440 mm

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