Kenworth T280.

KENWORTH T280. A true Class 6 vehicle rated at 26,000 lbs, the Kenworth T280 is available as a straight truck – ideal for a range of regional haul and general freight applications.

Introducing a whole new class of medium-duty trucks -- custom-engineered vehicles designed from the ground up to answer your toughest operating challenges. With no compromise whatsoever. The non-CDL Kenworth T180 and T280 combine a robust, reliable, versatile — and maneuverable — chassis design with a smart, streamlined exterior that substantially improves visibility. Add a highly-efficient, fully-optimized powertrain. Intuitive cutting-edge driver-centric systems that enhance operation and safety. And a cab environment complete with the World’s Best comfort, space and storage options.

KENWORTH T280 Specifications

T280 Specifications


PACCAR PX-7 Engine, 6.7 Liters, 200-360 HP, 520-800 LB.-FT of Torque
PACCAR PX-9 Engine, 8.9 Liters, 260-450 HP, 860-1,250 LB.-FT of Torque
Cummins L9N

Transmission Options

PACCAR's TX-8 automatic 8-speed transmission


Aero In-Mold Gray
Aero Painted Optional
Aero Chrome Optional
Available Braden Winch Provisiont

Roof Options

Low Roof Standard
Raised Roof Optional

Axle Ratings

Front - 8,000 to 12,000 lbs
Rear - 11,500 to 21,000 lbs

Tire Sizes

Tire Sizes - 19.5" to 22.5
Kenworth T180 PACCAR PX-7 Engine

The 8.9-liter PACCAR PX-9 engine has one of the highest power-to-weight ratios in its class, and will move heavy payloads without hesitation. Available in both medium and heavy-duty configurations this engine delivers the durability and eciency needed to lower operating expenses, reduce maintenance and increase productivity.

The 6.7-liter PACCAR PX-7 engine delivers superior performance, minimizes operational costs and maximizes uptime for medium-duty customers. Reduced maintenance, long service intervals and excellent fuel eciency add up to a superior lifetime value. The PACCAR PX-7 is available in horsepower ratings from 200 to 360hp and oers up to 800 lb-ft of torque.

Kenworth T180 Engine