Volvo FMX Trucks for Sale (12)

Volvo’s FMX is a popular choice for tipper, hookloader and concrete mixer applications in the UK.  After Scania, Volvo is the second most popular manufacturer of these types of heavy-duty trucks for on and off road use on construction sites and in quarries.  This means that there are usually plenty of used FMX trucks for sale on these pages.

Launched in 2010, the FMX is a standard FM truck, beefed up for arduous work on construction sites. The model name stands for FMX meaning “Forward control Medium Xtreme”

Volvo know their way around constructions sites as they are one of the world leaders in construction machinery (Volvo CE) – so the engine in the FMX is powering plant equipment digging the holes as the FMX comes to take the contents away.

Used Volvo FMX Trucks

With a range of power outputs, there is no clear favourite in the used truck market.  There are usually decent numbers of the top-powered FMX500 available, as well as 400 and 410hp versions, whilst the middle of the road 460hp variants always sell well.

Used Volvo FMX Truck for SaleTypical Used Volvo FMX Truck for Sale - Here a 2014 Euro 5 8x4 FMX400 Configured as a Tipper
Body
Hookloader
Make
Volvo
Model
FMX
Variant
FMX420
Year
2014
Region
South East
Location
2014 Volvo FMX.420 AJK Hydrolift Hookloader 8×4 Double Drive I-Shift Automatic Gearbox Easy Sheet Side Tool Box Day Cab Rear Cab Window Roof Beacon Front Side And Rear Camera’s Multi...
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2014 Volvo FMX.420 Hookloader 8×4 Euro 6
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Body
Hookloader
Make
Volvo
Model
FMX
Variant
FMX410
Year
2011
Region
Scotland
Location
2011 (11) Volvo FMX.410 8×4 hookloader, day cab, I-shift gearbox, Hyvalift equipment, 382,515km, test Aug 2021
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2011 (11) Volvo FMX.410 8×4 hookloader
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Body
Tipper
Make
Volvo
Model
FMX
Variant
FMX460
Region
North West
Location
Choice of 4 Volvo fmx460 tippers with edbro equipment very good condition £poa
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used  Volvo Fmx460 in Liverpool
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Body
Tipper
Make
Volvo
Model
FMX
Variant
FMX400
Year
2014
Euro level
Euro 6
Region
North West
Location
64 plate Volvo fmx 8×4 steel body tipper Euro 6 weigh loader, 400000km warranted, air tail gate tested until November ready for work good all round truck
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used 2014 Volvo Fmx in Liverpool
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Body
Hookloader
Make
Volvo
Model
FMX
Variant
FMX500
Year
2021
Euro level
Euro 6
Region
Yorkshire
Location
Volvo FMX500 x 8×4 x Sleeper cab x Double drive x Diff and cross locks x Sun visor x Electric climate x VDL 25T hook equipment x Hydraulic easy system...
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Volvo (2021) FMX500 8×4 VDL Hook Loader Drawbar
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Body
Grab Loader
Make
Volvo
Model
FMX
Variant
FMX410
Year
2021
Euro level
Euro 6
Region
Yorkshire
Location
Volvo (2021) FMX420 8 x 4 Rigid Tipper Comes with Euro 6 Engine & I Shift Gearbox. Fitted with Thompsons Steel Tipping Body, Sheeting System, Weighing Equipment & Air Tail...
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Volvo (2021) FMX420 8 x 4 Rigid Tipper
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Body
Crane
Make
Volvo
Model
FMX
Variant
FMX420
Year
2021
Euro level
Euro 6
Crane
Yes
Region
Yorkshire
Location
Volvo (2021) FMX420 8 x 4 Epsilon M125 Rigid Tipper Grab Comes with Euro 6 Engine, I Shift Gearbox & Air Conditioning. Fitted with Epsilon M125 Crane. Built with Hardox...
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Volvo (2021) FMX420 8 x 4 Epsilon M125 Rigid Tipper Grab
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Body
Crane
Make
Volvo
Model
FMX
Variant
FMX500
Year
2021
Euro level
Euro 6
Crane
Yes
Region
Yorkshire
Location
Volvo (2021) FMX500 8 x 4 Double drive I-Shift, Auto, engine brake. Comes with Euro 6 Engine & I Shift Gearbox Fitted with FASSI F305A2.22 Remote Crane with 2 Hydraulic...
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Volvo (2021) FMX500 8 x 4 FASSI F305A2.22 Crane & 21 Ton VDL Hook Loading Equipment
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More Volvo FMX Trucks Info

FMX Launch Specification

2010 – At launch engine choice was the 11 or 13-litre Euro 5 units with outputs in a huge range of between 330 and 540HP – transmission choice was manual, automated and fully automatic ‘Powertronic’.  Nearly all components were the same as for the commonplace FM. The production version went on sale in Europe in autumn 2010 and worldwide in 2011.

Volvo FMX Headlamp -New design and protectors
Volvo FMX Headlamp -New design and protectors

2013 – The spec for the FMX was brought up to Euro 6 standard Prior to the 2014 Euro 6 deadline, keeping both the 11 and 13-litre engines.

2015 – The Volvo FMX was the first truck in the world to offer automatic engagement of all-wheel drive on construction trucks. The ATC (Automatic Traction Control) activates the front wheel drive when the rear wheels lose traction on slippery or soft ground and the truck risks getting stuck.

Many drivers connect front-wheel drive or differential lock in good time before a difficult section of terrain, in order to avoid getting stuck. Volvo Automatic Traction Control engages the front wheel drive when in motion, and only for the short time that it is really needed.

Automatic Traction Control became standard on the Volvo FMX in 4×4, 6×6 and 8×6 configurations from September 2015 onwards.

At the same time, Volvo released more features for the FMX, including Dynamic Steering for dual front axles (8×2 and 8×4 models), increased front axle loads, dual front axles (8×2 and 8×4), five-axle trucks (10×4 and 10×6), rear air suspension in combination with Volvo FMX All-Wheel Drive models and Electronic Brake System for drum brakes.

Later in 2015 Volvo developed the FMX further in offering the tandem axle lift which disengages the second drive axle and lifts it from the road surface. Volvo calculated a 4% saving in fuel for this system.

Volvo FMX 2020 Model Crew Cab
Check out the FMX Crew Cab looks like a great tool – just not sure for which job…?

2020 – New FMX launched with a brand-new larger cab.  As part of a range review, the FMX was given the new FM cab and improved driver features.

Volvo FMX 2020 Model Year as a Mixer
Volvo FMX 2020 Model Year as a Mixer

It is easy to tell the difference by looking at the dashboard – if it has a large 12-inch screen then it is the 2020 model year truck.  Other differences are in the safety systems, other interior changes and some alterations to the headlights.  Engines and gearboxes remain largely the same, but the I-Shift selector is changed and moved to help access across the cab and into the bunk.

Volvo FMX 9-inch Screen for navigation and cameras
Volvo FMX 9-inch Screen for navigation and cameras

Volvo have improved the turning circle of the FMX with rear steer axles by increasing the steering angle
Volvo have improved the turning circle of the FMX with rear steer axles by increasing the steering angle.
Volvo FMX Crew Cab
Newest Member of the FMX Family – The first for a construction specialist range

Testing the new Volvo FMX

Check Out the Launch Video for the 2020 model Year FMX

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Other Model Variants of Volvo FMX Trucks

FMX410 (3) | FMX420 (3) | FMX500 (2) | FMX460 (2) | FMX450 (1) | FMX400 (1) |