The Mercedes Benz Axor is a heavy commercial truck that is targeted for applications in construction sites and other heavy commercial activities. It is ideal for short distance hauling and it complements the long distance Actros model that is fully equipped for the long haul. The Mercedes Axor is widely used in Kenya but lately it has been edged out by the more affordable Tata Trucks for construction applications.
Mercedes Axor Models
- Mercedes Axor 2528C
- Mercedes Axor 2526 RMC
Mercedes Axor Engine and Drivetrain
The Mercedes Axor comes with a 6.37-Litre OM 906 LA 6 Cylinder diesel engine that is linked to a 9-speed forward + 1-speed reverse manual gearbox.
Mercedes Axor Features
- Mercedes Axor Carrying Capacity – 6,500 Kg
- Mercedes Axor Maximum Speed – 90 Km/h
- Mercedes Axor Fuel Tank Capacity – 255 Litres
- Mercedes Axor PTO(Power Take-Off) – Electro-Pneumatic, Transmission PTO for the 2528C and Engine PTO for the 2526 RMC.
Mercedes Axor Maintenance Costs in Kenya
Mercedes Axor Trucks are very popular in Kenya and there’s an extensive network of shops that supply the spare parts at competitive prices. There’s also a large pool of qualified mechanics countrywide. You can get listings for Mercedes Actros spare part dealers in this link
Mercedes Axor Reliability
The Mercedes Axor has established itself has one of the most reliable truck in the Kenyan market. There are few trucks in the market with the longevity of the Axor. However as with any truck, it commonly suffers from the problems below
- Gearbox problems
- Brake Problems
- Injector Problems
- Turbo failure
Mercedes Axor Alternatives you can buy in Kenya: Iveco Trucks, VW Trucks, Nissan UD, Hino Trucks
Mercedes Axor Price in Kenya: https://cars.topcar.co.ke/vehicles/mercedes-benz/actros
Import the Mercedes Axor in Kenya: https://topcar.co.ke/import-your-car/
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