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The Peterbilt 520 is reliable, rugged, and highly customizable. It’s a durable workhorse ready for your worksite and refuse applications. The Model 520 vocational truck’s aluminum cab and robust steel sub-frame is as tough as they come. The 520’s highly customizable design allows you to configure it the way you like – with right-hand and left-hand drive, right-hand stand-p and dual sit/drive configurations.

The Model 520 cab delivers the best in ergonomics, versatility, and driver comfort.  The ergonomic dash with LED-backlit gauges, a driver information display for critical vehicle data, and rocker switches within easy reach deliver maximum driver comfort and productivity. The 520’s enhanced HVAC provides improved airflow and state-of-the-art climate control keep the cab feeling comfortable year-round. Peterbilt 520 is designed for aftermarket integrations and uses multiplexed instrumentation to make the truck easily customizable. Whether in the cab or on the frame rails, you get the freedom and flexibility to add switches and components that enhance functionality and customization.

The Model 520’s SmartLINQ technology enables you to assess the health of your entire fleet quickly. SmartLINQ delivers real-time insights and customized, 24/7 notifications on more than 750 engine and aftertreatment diagnostic codes to maximize uptime and keep your trucks operating at peak performance.

The 520 comes standard with anti-lock braking, and front and rear air disc brakes, providing superior deceleration and stopping power over drum brakes for added safety. 

Peterbilt’s Model 520 vocational truck is built to withstand harsh demands and provide outstanding performance with its fuel-efficient PACCAR MX-11 engine. Natural gas configurations include both 9-and 12-liter engine options.

The Peterbilt Model 520 has become the truck of choice for fleets in the refuse industry looking for a dependable, versatile performer. Here is what sets this truck apart:

  • Rugged aluminum cab utilizes lap seam construction on a zinc coated steel sub-frame for increased durability and corrosion resistance.
  • Available in R/H drive, L/H drive, R/H standup drive, and dual drive configurations.
  • Bulkhead style doors for years of watertight performance.
  • Industry leading 65-degree cab tilt enhances maintenance and serviceability.
  • 90-degree door opening with three grab handles on each side for easy entry and exit.

The Pete Store maintains a variety of Model 520's in stock at all times support your immediate needs. If you don't see what you are looking for in our online inventory, please give us a call and ask for a refuse specialist.

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