The LF210 first hit the UK’s roads back in 2014 in Euro 6 form. This 5-litre 4×2 rigid is available across a wide weight range, so be careful which particular LF210 you are looking at.
Always ask the gross vehicle weight of these trucks. They start at 7.5 tonnes, but the 210hp engine is a little overpowered for this job, so these are rare. Expect to see larger numbers of these trucks on the 12 tonne GVW weight mark and the rest at top weight if 15-16 tonnes.
At these higher weights the LF210 is working at its most efficient – however, there are more powerful versions available. the LF230 gives that bit more power – but at the expense of a heavier, 7-litre PX-7 engine.
If you are considering the LF230 the the LF260 or the LF290 may be a better bet – still using the 7-litre engine, but with more get up and go.
An easy way to get an indication of the GVW from the pictures if the advertiser has not entered the GVW is to check out the size of the wheels and tyres.
The used market for the LF210 is a broad one – there are all kinds of body types available when compared to the lower-powered models which typically concentrate on the box van segment. Expect to find skiploaders, hookloaders and beavertails amongs the curtainsiders and box trucks.
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