Kenworth Truck has introduced an optional diesel exhaust fluid tank with integrated steps designed for T680 and T880 tractors.
With the option, the access steps to the deck plate are mounted directly over the DEF tank without requiring additional frame space. This assembly can free up as much of 16 inches of frame space, which is important to truck operators who run short wheelbases or mount other equipment on the rail.
The resulting shorter wheelbase can further enhance the maneuverability of the T680 and T880, especially in tight urban areas or jobsites. The option is available with Kenworth’s 21-gallon, medium-size aerodynamic DEF tanks on the two models. But the new option is not available with full or partial chassis fairings.