Volvo Buses


Volvo B8R Specifications

Dimensions and weights

LengthEuro 5Euro 6
Length10.1–13.1 m10.1–12.8 m (2-axle), 12.3–14.9 m (3-axle)
Width2.5 m2.5 m
Height1.8 m1.6 m
Permitted GVW19,000 kg19,500 kg (2-axle), 24,750 kg (3-axle)


LengthEuro 5Euro 6
Emission standardEuro 5Euro 6
Diesel engineVolvo D8C, 6-cylinder, in-line diesel engine with common rail injectionVolvo D8K, 6-cylinder, in-line diesel engine with common rail injection
TransmissionZF 6AP1200C, VOITH D854-6Volvo I-Shift AT2412F, ZF 6AP1200C, ZF 6AP1400C, VOITH D864.6


SuspensionElectronically controlled air suspension with optional kneeling function (Euro 5 and 6). Front and rear stabilisers (Euro 5).
BrakesVolvo Electronic Braking System (EBS) with integrated Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Brake Blending, Hill Start Aid, Brake Assist. Volvo Electronic Stability Program (ESP) and built-in hydraulic retarder available as standard.


Below are links to documents for more information on benefits, features, facts and figures.

Volvo B8R brochure Euro 6 Format PDF Size 1 MB
Data sheet B8R Euro 5 Format PDF Size 729 KB

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