Kenworth’s T409 has been developed as a flexible and aerodynamic solution for maximum-length on highway operations, ideal for general freight or tanker operations.
The T409 gives you the power of choice, with the option of a PACCAR MX-13 engine up to 510 hp and 1850 lb-ft or a Cummins X15 Euro 5 engine up to 550 hp and 1850 lb-ft.
Optional in the T4 series is a 28” or 50” sleeper. PACCAR MX-13 powered vehicles also offer a 36” sleeper option. The T409 is available in a 6×4 or 8×4 configuration.
CONFIGURATION: 6×4 / 8×4
ENGINE: PACCAR MX-13 – 460 hp or 510 hp / Cummins X15 Euro 5 – 485/500/525/550 hp
TRANSMISSION: Manual / Automated Manual Transmission (AMT)
SUSPENSION: Front – Taper Leaf, Multi Leaf / Rear – Airbag, Mechanical
CAB: Day Cab / 28″ Flat Roof Sleeper / 36″ Mid Roof Recessed Back or Aero Roof Sleeper with Flat or Recessed Back (Only available with PACCAR engine) / 50″ Aero Roof Sleeper
With optional horsepower and torque ratings up to 510hp and 1850 LBFT, the PACCAR MX-13 engine available in the T409, combines maximum power with a flat torque curve for outstanding fuel efficiency and vehicle performance.
Full integrated systems provide longer service intervals, increased uptime and lower operating costs. And because the PACCAR MX-13 engine is powered by PACCAR you can rely on the Kenworth dealer network for all your parts and service support.
To suit your needs, Kenworth trucks offer customised wheelbases and frame layouts. We can optimise the frame layout design for maximum fuel capacity, durability and provision for auxiliary frame mounted equipment
Together with the frame layout we have an extensive range of fuel tanks for a variety of applications. For weight saving, polished aluminium tanks are standard in the T409.
The Cummins X15 Euro 5 engine gives you flexibility of choice with up to 550 hp and 1850 lb-ft in the T409. The X15 features Advanced Dynamic Efficient Powertrain Technology (ADEPT) which, when coupled with Eaton Automated Manual Transmission offers an optimised driveline solution for reduced fuel consumption. Manual transmissions are also available.
Stepping into the cab, the Daylite door design promotes safety and confidence with an excellent field of vision from the driver’s seat of both sides of the vehicle and the rear view mirrors.
The large one-piece curved windscreen offers a commanding view of the road ahead with excellent all round visibility.
A wrap-around instrument panel allows easy access to controls and features an optional adjustable steering column and a “Smart Wheel” with fingertip controls, for vital operating functions including engine brake and cruise control.
With a selection of sleeper options to utilise during rest periods, you can make full use of the cab using the wrap-around privacy curtain.
The overhead console includes two storage compartments with provision for vehicle information displays and radios.
The cab interior features high quality “soft plush” upholstery in the traditional studded pattern, available in a choice of colours. And a range of premium seats, further enhance driver comfort and safety.
At Kenworth, protecting the driver, vehicle, payload, and other road users against unexpected hazards has always been a paramount consideration. Safety is built into every truck through Application Engineering, a design approach that also delivers optimal payloads, reliability and productivity.
Kenworth Electronic Brake Safety Systems (EBSS) further enhance vehicle control and accident avoidance, with a comprehensive list of options available including Electronic Stability, Active Cruise Control with Braking and Lane Departure Warning.
Aside from providing the optimal drivers’ environment to aid with vehicle control, Kenworth interiors combine classic Kenworth styling with the highest standards of cab ergonomics and safety. The wrap-around dash provides an unobstructed view of gauges and easy access to vital switches and controls. Smart Wheel fingertip access for engine brake and cruise functions deliver further driver confidence, comfort and control.
Optional items to even further safeguard driver well-being include:
- High visibility grab handles and seat belts
- Enhanced illumination of step and landing areas, increasing visibility
- Ground based fluid check.
AN ONGOING COMMITMENT TO INNOVATION AND SAFETY Kenworth’s commitment to ongoing research, design and engineering capability demonstrates our flexibility in adapting new technologies as they come to the fore.
Kenworth tests numerous advancements to identify and incorporate into production the best innovations to improve safety, environmental performance and productivity.
The cab interior features high quality “soft plush” upholstery in the traditional studded pattern, available in a range of colours.
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PACCAR MX-13 engine
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