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Volvo 9700 Specifications


Volvo D13 w/SCR 13L-435 hp Diesel Engine, 6 cylinders, torque of 1650 lb. ft. (2250 NM) at 1100 rpm, EPA OBD15 environmental compliant.


  • 12-speed semi-automatic
  • Easy to use shiftpad
  • XE (Extreme Efficiency) package for US market (with 425hp and special SW)
  • Optional Allison automatic transmission

Cooling System

Lateral radiator with hydraulic fan drive
controlled by Electronic Control Module (ECM)



  •  Front Underrun Protection (FUP)
  • Front Impact Protection (FIP)
  • Engine compartment fire suppression system (EFSS)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Rollover testing R66 compliant


210 gallons (800 L) fuel tank

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

Total capacity 49,400 lb. (22,407 kg.)

Front Axle

Capacity of 16,500 lb. (7,484 kg.)

Rear Axles

  • Capacity of 32,900 lb. (14,923 kg.)
  • Standard gear ratio of 2.64:1



Tires and Wheels

  • Michelin tires 315/80R22.5 with 9-inch wheels
  • Steel wheels


  • Auto-leveling suspension
  • 2 air springs on front axle, 4 on drive axle and 2 on tag axle
  • 2 shock absorbers and a sway bar at each axle
  • Power steering, 50-degree maximum angle
  • 18-inch (450 mm) steering wheel diameter

Braking System

  • All-wheel disc brakes with antilock braking system (ABS) with double circuitry
  • Visual wear indication
  • Electronic Braking System 5th generation (EBS)


Download the brochure to find out more about the Volvo 9700.

Volvo 9700 Spec sheet Format PDF Size 2 MB
Volvo 9700 brochure Format PDF Size 5 MB

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