Makes light work of heavy jobs

The new Model 548 is built to exceed the demands of Class 8 specialty applications. It features seamless body integration thanks in part to the VMUX multiplex electrical system, and is available with a wide range of options, including two roof height configurations, a full range of suspension options, and a variety of hood and cab configurations.

Peterbilt Model 548 at Work Site

Customize your powertrain to your power need

  • Power offerings: PACCAR PX-9 and PX-7 diesel engines, Cummins B6.7N and L9 natural gas engines
  • Medium duty and heavy duty options for fleets to choose powertrain applications
  • Benefits: Lower operating expenses, reduced maintenance, increased productivity
  • TX-8 automatic transmission features: Best-in-class power-to-weight ratio, lifetime oil filter, extended service intervals, smooth and quiet shifting, easy-to-use column-mounted shift stalk, up to 5% fuel economy benefit over competitive transmissions
PACCAR Transmission Isolated

It's easy to see...

  • The Model 548 features a strong, lightweight, corrosion-resistant all-aluminum cab
  • 3-piece aero hood is lightweight and sloped for maximum visibility and maneuverability
  • Anti-blow down lock cylinder prevents accidental hood closing
  • Signature stainless steel Peterbilt grille protects vital engine components
  • Look-down hood and side mirrors provide clear line of sight
  • 3-piece metal bumper with breakaway features for quick access and repairability
  • Integrated LED fog lights and easy-to-replace halogen lights, daytime running lamp and turn signals
  • Easy access with self-cleaning stair-style steps and internal/external grab handles
  • Wide door opening with impact-resistant optional kick plate

An unrivaled driving experience

  • The Model 548 offers a quiet, comfortable and ergonomic interior with customizable dash design
  • It provides best-in-class storage volume of 6.1 cu. ft. and a spacious cab that seats three people comfortably
  • The switches and controls are conveniently located within easy reach of the driver’s seat
  • The center console features smart storage solutions with pockets, shelves and hooks for easy organization
  • It has “tip-proof” cup holders for up to three drink cups and offers two standard USB ports and two 12-volt power outlets
  • The 7-inch display and driver interface are intuitive and all switches and controls are conveniently located to reduce driver fatigue
  • The HVAC system delivers rapid cooling, heating and defrosting, and the reconfigurable B-panel allows customization for storage, SmartNav system, gauges or customer-installed items
  • Optional RAM mounts can be attached to the dash for additional functionality
  • Power door locks, window and mirror controls are conveniently located on the door armrest and a chambered map pocket in the door provides storage space
Peterbilt Model 548 Interior Cab and Dashboard

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