Volvo FH

The new leader in long haul. For unparalleled driver comfort and operating economy.

Gross combination weight
Up to 100 tonnes

D13C: 460, 500, 540 hp
D16G: 600, 700 hp

Sleeper cab, Globetrotter XL cab

Cab specifications for the new Volvo FH

On this page, you find:

  • Cab measurements
  • Cab height above the ground
  • Cab features

Cab measurements

Sleeper cab
Sleeper cab (CAB-SLP) with comfortable overnight accommodation for one person. Interior height 171 cm, 162 cm on the engine compartment cover.
Globetrotter XL cab
Globetrotter XL (CAB-XHSL) with comfortable overnight accommodation for up to two people. The Globetrotter XL cab offers extra storage space owing to its added height. Interior height 222 cm, 211 cm on the engine compartment cover.
 Volvo FH sleeper cab, side view  Volvo FH Globetrotter XL cab, side view  
 Volvo FH sleeper cab, top view  Volvo FH Globetrotter XL cab, top view  
 Volvo FH sleeper cab, interior side view  Volvo FH Globetrotter XL cab, interior side view  

Cab height above the ground

          Height A (mm) Height B (mm) Height C (mm)
Tractor Drive Chassis height Suspension Tyres CAB-SLP CAB-HSLP CAB-XHSL
   4×2  High  Leaf/Air 315/80-R22.5 3430 3800  3950 
   4×2  High  Leaf/Air 315/80-R22.5 3440 3810  3960 
   4×2  Med  Leaf/Air 315/70-R22.5 3350  3720  3870 
   4×2  Low  Air/Air 315/60-R22.5  3230  3600  3750 
   4×2  Low  Air/Air 315/60-R22.5  3250  3620  3770 
   4×2  X-low  Air/Air 295/60-R22.5  3210  3580  3730 
   6×2  Med  Leaf/Air 315/70-R22.5  3350  3720  3870 
Rigid Drive Chassis height Suspension Tyres CAB-SLP CAB-HSLP CAB-XHSL
   6×2 High Air/Air 315/80-R22.5 3410 3780  3930 
   6×2 Med  Air/Air  315/70-R22.5  3330  3700  3850 
   6×2 Low  Air/Air  315/60-R22.5  3230  3600  3750 
 6×2 High  Leaf/Leaf  315/80-R22.5  3460  3830  3980 
   6×4 High  Leaf/Leaf  315/80-R22.5  3450  3820  3970 
   8×4 High  Leaf/Leaf  315/80-R22.5  3480  3850  4000 

Cab features

Four-point cab suspension
Coil springs with dampers all-round, coil springs at front and air suspension at rear, and air suspension all-round.

Air intakes
Air intake positioned on the left side and available in high or low version.

Available in about 850 variants.

Volvo FH: Vinyl, textile, soft textile and leather.

Volvo FH16: Textile/leather and two coloured leather.

Driver’s seat
The seat’s total adjustment scope fore-aft is 240 mm, and vertically 100 mm. The driver’s seat is fitted as standard with a head restraint, adjustable and fold-down backrest, vertical and fore-aft adjustment, adjustable lumbar support and adjustable seat angle.

Passenger seat
Two different levels of comfort: Standard and Comfort. All the passenger seats are equipped as standard with head restraints. A swivelling passenger seat is available as an option.

Lower bed: Bed measuring 70x200 cm, with 81.5 cm wide middle section. Mattresses: Comfort and Recline with 16 cm pocket springs and excellent comfort. Firmness: Semi-firm. Two options of overlay mattress protector that improves sleeping comfort and facilitates bed-making. Recline with adjustable backrest. Comfort upper bed dimensions 70x190 cm.
Interior storage
Front shelf with four DIN standard recesses and two large storage compartments with roller-blind doors on the driver’s and passenger’s sides. Under the bed there are two pull-out drawers with a total volume of 130 litres. There are two smaller storage compartments under the mattress at the foot (10 l) and head (15 l) of the bed. Storage compartment at the foot of the bed for a PET bottle.

Exterior storage
On both sides there are large storage compartments that can be opened from either the outside or the inside. Additional unheated storage space of 30 litres is available under the cab on both sides.

Sky window/roof hatch
The cab is equipped with a fixed sky window or, as option, a roof hatch that can be opened 50 mm. It also serves as an emergency exit. The roof hatch can be manually or electrically manoeuvred.

Steering wheel
Steering wheel – 450 mm . The steering wheel’s height can be adjusted by up to 90 mm and the angle can be adjusted by 28 degrees. With neck tilt (option) the steering wheel can be adjusted in vertical position between -5° and +15°, thus increasing the driver’s comfort.

Climate system
There is a choice of three alternative climate systems to cover all needs.
  • Fan ventilation with conventional coolant heater.
  • Air-conditioning with manual control (MCC).
  • Air-conditioning with automatic temperature control (ECC/ECC2). This system is also available with sensors for sun intrusion, fog conditions and air quality.