The new Volvo FH series

The truck of the future is now even more futuristic.

They say that you shouldn’t change a winning concept. Yet, that’s exactly what we have done. Let us introduce some new features that will add to the driving comfort and safety and make the truck even more useful for many more applications and transport assignments.

Welcome to the future.

Top Stories

1 DESIGN A look at the aerodynamic new design that’s bigger
on the inside.
6 ACCOMMODATION Discover how the new Volvo FH becomes a home away from home.
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2 DRIVEABILITY Why it feels more like driving a car and how I-Shift Dual Clutch and IFS takes this even further. 7 SAFETY Crash testing the Swedish way and the world’s first escape hatch for truckers.
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3 FUEL How to save fuel on hills without lifting a finger – a clever new feature called I-See. 8 SECURITY The VAS button: a built-in hotline to help in a language you can understand.
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4 WORKPLACE A working environment where the driver has more to say about the ergonomics. 9 LOADING Everything you need to simplify loading – in the palm of your hand.
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5 SPACE See how many truckers fit inside the spacious new cabin. 10 UPTIME Read about the smart new technology that brings more uptime than ever before.

Some of the product features or services mentioned in the Top Stories may not be available in all markets. Your Volvo Dealer will be happy to provide you with more detailed information.


Volvo FH16

The climbing

Cut the hills and keep the speed.
Explore the new Volvo FH16 in its natural environment.


Long haul fuel packages

The fuel deal. Save up to 11% of fuel.

Two bundles of real fuel savers for long haul, including products as well as services. Save up to 11% fuel, for the benefit of your bottom line and the environment.


New Volvo gold contract

Our promise: 100% uptime.

The telematics gateway puts Volvo FH in touch with the
workshop from anywhere. Sign up for the Volvo Gold Contract
to get all the benefits, and an uptime of 100%.

I-See software for I-Shift

I-See. Save fuel on every hill.

A cruise control that plans ahead – our latest addition to the intelligent I-Shift software is revolutionary. And it saves up to 5% fuel.

New Volvo FH engine

Volvo diesel engines. Big on torque. Small on fuel.

Great driveability and low fuel consumption. These are the characteristics of Volvo diesel engines. Choose from nine different 13- and 16-litre engines, with power ratings from 420 to 750 hp.
I-Shift gearbox

I-Shift. The world's smartest gearbox.

I-Shift is hard to beat when it comes to eco-driving. The precise gearshifts and intelligent software makes your fuel economy improve significantly.

I-Shift Dual Clutch gearbox

Experience power shifting with I-Shift Dual Clutch.

Makes the power flow seamless. The benefits are better drivability without jeopardising fuel economy.

New Volvo FH cab interior

Globetrotter reinvented.

Plenty of space. And loads of new features. When we designed the new cabs, we didn't settle for minor adjustments. We set out to design the perfect driver's environment. For both work and rest.

Individual front suspension

Car-like handling. Introducing individual front suspension.

If you need one reason to test drive Volvo FH, this is it. The first series-production truck in the world that is available with individual front suspension handles like no other.

Volvo Dynamic Steering

Volvo Dynamic Steering. Total control without strain.

Control your truck with perfect precision and drastically reduced strain on your muscles. It has been called the biggest invention since power steering. And it’s easy to see why.

Volvo FH GRAS-G2 rear suspension

Rear air suspension for the gravel pit.

Experience the new air-suspended rear-wheel installation. One could say it's an earth-quaking development.

I-ParkCool parking cooler

I-ParkCool. A good night's sleep.

Perfect temperature all night long. Even if it's hot outside. If you spend your nights in the cab, this is big news. I-ParkCool is the unique, integrated parking cooler with superior capacity. So you can wake up fully rested the day after.

Work Remote

Precise load handling. From wherever.

ECS4 is the latest version of Volvo’s electronical suspension system. The biggest news? A wireless remote.

I-Shift gearbox

I-Shift. Forget the gearbox. Just drive.

Let go of the gearstick and let I-Shift do the shifting. Every gearshift is carried out quickly and precisely. It's quite simply a pleasure to drive.

I-Shift Dual Clutch gearbox

Experience comfort with I-Shift Dual Clutch.

Makes the power flow seamless. The benefits are better drivability and unrivalled driving comfort. 
FH cab exterior crash tested

The safest place to be.

Inside a Volvo, you're well protected. The new cabs are Volvo's strongest so far, and have all passed the toughest crash tests in the world.
Volvo driver support systems

Driver support systems.
Because accidents can be avoided.

The forefront of safety is Volvo’s home ground. Our advanced driver support systems efficiently helps the driver avoid accidents.
New FH rear-view mirrors

New mirrors. Revealing more.

Redesigned aerodynamic mirrors, rear-view cameras and the new upright A-pillars provide visibility you’ve never seen before.
New FH headlights

Improved headlights. Any direction you go.

The more you see, the safer you are. That's why the new Volvo FH features an improved main beam, enhanced static cornering lights and – for the first time on a truck – dynamic headlights.

 

New FH instrument cluster

Better instruments. Less distractions.

The new and modern instrument cluster is designed with the driver in focus, and all information in the right place.

Buying a new Volvo FH – the hows and whys

Find your dealer

Interested in buying a new Volvo FH? Identifying your ultimate transport solution is best done by meeting up with someone dedicated to the whole process of buying and owning a Volvo Truck. Together you will finalise the specs, find the best financial deal as well as the most appropriate service agreements for once your truck is on the road.

The Volvo FH can be delivered with these configurations

Cabs Engines Transmissions Rear axles
Volvo FH cabs Volvo FH engines Volvo FH transmissions Volvo FH rear axles
Globetrotter XL cab
Globetrotter cab
Sleeper cab
D13K
420, 460, 500 or 540 hp

D16K
550, 650 or 750 hp
I-Shift
I-Shift Dual Clutch
Manual gearbox
Single reduction (GCW approval: 44–70 tonnes)

Hub reduction (GCW approval: 70–120 tonnes)

Want to learn more?

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Discover the Volvo FH

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