The Dash 8 HD465 and HD605 rigid-frame haul trucks have more powerful Komatsu SAS6D17E-7 Tier 4-Final engines that and reduce fuel consumption. The 724-horsepower engines consume up to 7 percent and 12 percent less fuel, respectively, than the Dash 7 trucks.
Payload capacities are 61 and 69.4 tons, respectively. Komatsu Traction Control System automatically applies independent brake assemblies to achieve optimum traction without differential lockup.
Other new standard features include a 7-inch, LCD color monitor; dedicated rearview monitor; fast-fill fuel system: an engine compartment light; and a premium heated and ventilated operator’s seat with air suspension.