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  • Transmission


    Introducing the latest technology in automatic transmissions, engineered and built to optimize PACCAR’s PX engine-based powertrain solution for medium-duty applications.

  • Performance


    Kenworth T180

    The Kenworth T180 is available as a straight truck in 4 x 2 configurations with a gross vehicle weight rating up to 19,000 lbs. – perfected for the demands of urban delivery. No CDL required.

    Kenworth T280

    A true Class 6 vehicle rated at 26,000 lbs, the Kenworth T280 is available as a straight truck – ideal for a range of regional haul and general freight applications

  • Interior

    Efficient, Convenient & Comfortable:

    Kenworth's new medium duty models have been optimized for even greater efficiency, convenience and control for a non-CDL truck. Enough room for a crew of three and all their gear - comfortably. Featuring the same premium quality detail you'd find in the World's Best heavy-duty models.

  • Engine


    260 - 450 HP

    860 - 1,250 lb/ft of Torque


    200 - 360 HP

    520 - 860 lb/ft of Torque

    *Only engine available for T180


    *Contact your local dealer for more information

  • Why Choose the T180/T280?

    Whether you're making local deliveries in an urban setting or transporting goods across long stretches of highway, the T180/T280 are a great option. Boasting enhanced safety features, fuel efficiency, and an ergonomic cab, it's no wonder so many choose these machines to keep their business running smoothly. Stop by your local Papé Kenworth location for more information regarding pricing and financing options. 

    Not sure which truck is the best fit for your operation? Ask one of our experienced product specialists! Their years of experience and hands-on knowledge make them an invaluable resource for anyone curious about a new Kenworth truck.  

  • Optimized for the Modern Driver

    Kenworth's latest medium-duty models have undergone enhancements to deliver even greater efficiency, convenience, and control for drivers without a CDL requirement. There's ample space to comfortably accommodate a crew of three along with their equipment, all while maintaining the premium quality craftsmanship that you'd expect from Kenworth's renowned heavy-duty vehicles.

    Equipped with PACCAR's TX-8 automatic 8-speed transmission as standard on T180 and T280 models, it offers an intuitive driving experience and superior performance suitable for drivers of all skill levels. With an industry-leading power-to-weight ratio, this transmission also enhances your payload capacity and profit potential.

    Additional features include: 

    • Lane Departure Warning
    • Side Object Detection
    • Connected Trucktech+
    • Adaptive Cruise Control
    • Collision Mitigation
  • Customizable Digital Display

    A customizable, cutting-edge 7-inch high-definition digital display that leads its class. It seamlessly conveys crucial operating information to the driver, ensuring efficiency and minimal distraction. Opt for the Kenworth SmartWheel® for fingertip access to all your controls.

  • Video
  • Axle CapFr. Axle Cap. 8k-12k lbs; Rr. Axle Cap. 11.5k-21k lbs
  • Horsepower200 to 450 HP
  • Torque520 - 1,250 LB/FT