The Peterbilt Model 579 is a Class 8, heavy-duty truck designed to make your job easier by giving drivers what they want to drive. This truck combines industry-leading technology and aerodynamics in a package that is distinctly Peterbilt. With a prioritized focus on increasing the fuel economy, the Peterbilt 579 has reset the standard for technology, fuel efficiency, and driver comfort. This model features a distinctive exterior design and a revamped interior that makes this heavy-duty truck the perfect vehicle for the long haul and on-highway driving.
A highly advanced aerodynamic hood, along with bumpers and mirrors that are both good-looking and hard-working helps this Peterbilt 579 improve the fuel economy by up to 7%. This model also features low rolling resistance tires and a SmartTire Pressure Monitoring System resulting in a 14% improvement in fuel efficiency over previous models.
With a clean and efficient exterior, we want to make sure that our interior meets these same standards. This model comes with innovative technologies like the new 15-inch digital display, along with customizable gauges, lane-keeping resistance, and enhanced collision mitigation which makes driving the Peterbilt 579 easy and stress-free. The comfort of our drivers is one of our top priorities and after a long drive, you need some time to rest, which is why our model also comes with a generously sized sleeper available with an 82-inch mattress, the largest offered in the industry combining comfort with productivity in an ergonomic business area.
This model comes with a fully integrated PACCAR Powertrain which delivers superior performance and at a lower cost of ownership. Pick the perfect engine for your Peterbilt as our model comes with the option for a PACCAR MX-13, MX-11, or PX-9 engine as well as a Cummins X15 or X12N engine.
Driver attraction and retention are top-of-mind issues for nearly everyone in the trucking. Let the Peterbilt Model 579 make your job easier by giving your drivers what they want to drive. This truck combines industry-leading technology and aerodynamics in a package that is distinctly Peterbilt.