Freightliner M2 112
The Freightliner M2 112 takes the quality and performance of the Freightliner Business Class M2 to another level. Introduced in the early 2000s, the Freightliner Business Class M2 is a model range of high-quality, reliable trucks manufactured by Freightliner Trucks. The M2 112 comes with a larger grille and a higher hoodline.
The truck’s BBC (bumper to back of cab) length is 112 inches, hence the name “M2 112”. In this detailed review, we’re discussing everything you need to know about the Freightliner M2 112, including its specs and configuration options.
The highly productive M2 112 is equipped with a pack of driver-assistance features to provide additional comfort. The truck offers impressive safety features as well. We’ll cover all of these shortly after, but let’s take a look at the truck’s key specifications first.
The M2 112 has a standard Detroit DD13 Gen 5 engine with horsepower ranging between 260 - 525 and up to 1850 lb-ft of torque. In addition, the Detroit DT12 transmission enables the truck to reach maximum fuel efficiency and peak performance.
It’s noteworthy that Detroit DT12 is available on Freightliner M2 112 trucks for the first time. The M2 112 is available in gross vehicle weight ratings (GVWRs) up to 36300 kg.
The Freightliner M2 112 can suit all of your needs as the truck is designed to be customized. The M2 112 is available in truck and tractor configurations. You can choose from the day cab, extended cab, and crew cab options.
The M2 112’s convenient engineering makes upfit easy. The configurable dash panel features extended space for indicator lights and switches, offering more room for customization. Also, the QuickFit electrical system with Daimler CHEC Tool makes upfit quick and easy.
The QuickFit system enables the truck’s easier integration with the necessary equipment. Designed to make upfit more efficient than ever, the QuickFit offers more power sources and configurable parameters. The Daimler CHEC Tool helps you change those parameters and view and modify electrical configurations in next to no time.
Interior, Comfort, Driver-Assistance Features
The M2 112 comes with newly-designed seats with precision adjustability. The truck’s comfort features include increased storage, a modernized dash, a steering wheel with multi-function controls, and LED-backlit switches to assist you in low-light situations. This impressive collection of features provides exceptional comfort and convenience.
Safety is key for drivers, and that’s especially true for those who spend long workdays driving. Freightliner Trucks equipped the M2 112 with advanced safety features. The truck comes with a low step-in height, a low-profile dash, and a 2,500-square-inch windshield to provide optimal visibility and safety. The M2 112 features a sloped hood as well.
For maximum safety, the Detroit Assurance with ABA 5 Suite of Safety Systems is available. The Detroit Assurance offers high-tech safety features, including active speed intervention (ASI), active brake, active lane assist, and side guard assist to keep an eye on the truck’s blind spot.
Safe, Comfortable, and Reliable
The Freightliner M2 112 is one of the most impressive trucks. With a collection of safety and comfort features as well as useful cab configurations, the M2 112 takes the truck driving experience a step further.