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Peterbilt Model 520

With its aluminum cab and robust steel sub-frame, the Peterbilt Model 520 vocational truck is as tough as they come. You can configure it the way you like — with right-hand and left-hand drive, right-hand stand-p and dual sit/drive configurations. The low dash, steering wheel and adjustable seating keep controls within reach and visibility at a maximum. The Model 520 is reliable, rugged and highly customizable. It’s a durable workhorse ready for your worksite and refuse applications.

The Model 520 cab delivers versatility, comfort and ergonomics. With features like an ergonomic dash with LED-backlit gauges, a driver information display for critical vehicle data and rocker switches within easy read for maximum driver comfort and productivity. The 520 comes standard with anti-lock braking, and front and rear air disc brakes, providing superior deceleration and stopping power over drum brakes. Peterbilt’s Model 520 vocational truck is built to withstand harsh demands. Powered by the fuel-efficient PACCAR MX-11 or PX-9 engines, the Model 520 provides outstanding performance. A Cummins ISX12N or L9N natural gas engine is also available.


  • 8


  • Refuse, Concrete Pumper, Paint Striper


  • Up to 89,000 lbs.


  • 320–430 hp

Peak Torque

  • 1,000–1,650 lb.-ft.


  • PACCAR MX-11
  • Cummins ISX12N Natural Gas
  • Cummins L9N Natural Gas


  • Allison Automatic
  • Eaton Manual

Cab Type

  • Cabover (COE)

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