Chassis specifications for Volvo FMX

Chassis heights


approx 900 mm


approx 1000 mm


approx 1200 mm


approx 1240 mm

Rear Suspension


     Axle   combination(EU5)

Axle  combination (EU6)

Suspension type (EU5)

Suspension type (EU6)

Axle/bogie load (EU5)

Axle/bogie load (EU6)

Reduction (EU5)

Reduction (EU6)

RADD-G26×4/6x6/8×46×4AirAir21/26 t21/26 tSingle/hubSingle/hub
RADD-BR6×4/8×46×4ParabolicParabolic21 t21 tSingle/hubSingle/hub
RADD-TR16×4/6x6/8×46×4Parabolic/conventional leafParabolic/Multi-leaf26 t26 tSingle/hubSingle/hub
RADD-TR26×4/6x6/8×46×4Conventional leafMulti-leaf26/32 t26/32 tHubHub
RADD-GR6×4/8×46×4AirAir21/26 t21/26 tSingle/hubSingle/hub
RADD-TR36x4/6×6/8x46×4Conventional leafParabolic38 t38 tHubHub

Fuel tanks
Aluminium or steel tanks in volumes up to 690 litres..
AdBlue tanks
Plastic. Up to 150 litres.
EBS (Electronically-controlled Brake System) provides superior response, performance and brake feel, while providing access to a number of handy features. EBS is now available both for disc brakes and Z-cam drum brakes (for a selected range of axle configurations and chassis heights). Upgrade your brake system by adding the EBS Medium package or any of the additional options.
EBS is standard on all specifications.

Volvo Dynamic Steering
Active steering system with torque overlay. Delivers more steering force at low speeds, reduces steering kicks and keeps the steering wheel straight forward when braking on split friction. The steering wheel returns automatically to neutral position both when driving forward and when reversing.
Additional active steering features such as personal settings and over steer guidence to make the drive even more enjoyable and safe.
Automatic Traction Control (ATC) (only EU5)
Automatically engages the driven front axle when it’s needed and disengages it when the terrain permits, saving fuel and improving manoeuvrability. ATC comes as standard on all Volvo FMX configurations with a driven front axle.

EBS medium

In addition to the EBS Standard package, EBS Medium adds the following features:

EBS Status Control 
EBS status monitoring via the TEA2+ vehicle electronic system and Volvo Tech Tool.
Hill Start Aid
The brakes are only released once there is sufficient engine torque to propel the vehicle forward.
Lining Wear Analysis
Brake lining warning – calculates the remaining mileage available with the current brake linings. (Only for disc brakes.)
Automatic Parking Brake Release
The parking brake is released when the driver pushes the accelerator pedal and a gear is selected (only I-Shift gearbox).


Additional options

In addition to the program packages there are the following options:
Stretch Brake
Enables the driver to request pulse braking of the trailer. The brake is then automatically activated and the risk of jack-knifing is minimised.
ESC (Electronic Stability Control)
The brake stability system applies the brakes individually on each wheel, thereby providing stability for the entire vehicle combination and counteracting jack-knifing, rollover and trailer swing. ESC fulfils the legislation of Electronic Vehicle Stability Control, and is available for 2- , 3- axle vehicles.


The only way to really experience our dynamic new chassis is from behind the wheel. Your local Volvo Trucks dealer has the keys.