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Trucks are together with the map the most important feature of Euro Truck Simulator 2. There are 7 truck manufacturers and 15 different models, which are tuneable in service shops.

Models Edit

Manufacturer Model Cabin Engine
DAF logo DAF XF 105 Space, Space Cab Plus, Super Space 360 hp (265 kW) – 510 hp (375 kW) Euro 4
DAF XF EURO 6 Space, Space Aero, Super Space 410 hp (303 kW) – 510 hp (375 kW) Euro 6
Iveco logo Iveco Stralis Active Space, Active Super, Active Space Super 310 hp (231 kW) – 560 hp (418 kW) Euro 4
Iveco Stralis Hi-Way Hi-Way 310 hp (231 kW) – 560 hp (418 kW) Euro 6
MAN logo MAN TGX XL, XLX, XXL 320 hp (235 kW) – 680 hp (500 kW) Euro 4
Mercedes Benz logo Mercedes-Benz Actros Low Roof Sleeper, High Roof Sleeper, MegaSpace 320 hp (235 kW) – 598 hp (440 kW) Euro 4
Mercedes-Benz New Actros StreamSpace, BigSpace, GigaSpace 421 hp (310 kW) – 625 hp (460 kw) Euro 6
Renault logo Renault Magnum Excellence 440 hp (323 kW) – 520 hp (382 kW) Euro 5
Renault Premium Normal Roof, High Roof 380 hp (280 kW) – 460 hp (338 kW) Euro 5
Scania logo Scania R Normal Roof, High Roof 370 hp (272 kW) – 730 hp (537 kW) Euro 5/6
Scania R 2012 Normal, Highline, Topline 360 hp (265 kW) – 730 hp (537 kW) Euro 5/6
Scania S Normal Roof, High Roof 370 hp (272 kW) – 730 hp (537 kW) Euro 5/6
Scania Streamline Normal, Highline, Topline 360 hp (265 kW) – 730 hp (537 kW) Euro 5/6
Volvo logo Volvo FH16 Classic Sleeper, Globetrotter, Globetrotter XL 540 hp (397 kW) – 750 hp (551 kW) Euro 5
Volvo FH16 Sleeper, Globetrotter, Globetrotter XL 460 hp (338 kW) – 750 hp (551 kW) Euro 5/6

Upgrading Edit

Every truck brand in Euro Truck Simulator 2 offers one or two base models. Every model has a series of options that can be upgraded by the player's choice. As you increase in level, higher tier upgrade options become available. Normally, a truck can be upgraded with the options below:

Upgrading Types and Options:

  1. Cabin
    1. Tier 1 Cabin - Small overall size (eg. Sleeper (Volvo); Normal (Scania) )
    2. Tier 2 Cabin - Medium overall size (eg. Globetrotter (Volvo); Highline (Scania) )
    3. Tier 3 Cabin - Large overall size (eg. Globetrotter XL (Volvo); Topline (Scania) )
  2. Chassis (slightly affects stability and turning radius, but upgrade means lower fuel tank capacity)
    1. 4x2 (four wheels with a steerable front axle and a powered rear axle -- has the tightest turn radius)
    2. 6x2 (six wheels with a steerable front axle, a middle axle, and a powered rear axle -- has a poor turn radius)
    3. 6x2/4 (six wheels with a steerable front axle, a steerable middle axle, and a powered rear axle -- has a slightly poorer turn radius than 4x2 but better than 6x2)
    4. 6x2/4 Midlift (six wheels with a steerable front axle, a steerable, liftable middle axle, and a powered rear axle -- when mid wheels are up, turn radius is marginally better than 6x2/4)
    5. 6x2/4 Rear Taglift (six wheels with a steerable front axle, a powered middle axle, and a steerable, liftable rear axle -- when rear wheels are up, turn radius is similar to 4x2)
    6. 6x4 (six wheels with a steerable front axle and two powered rear axles -- has a poor turn radius but is otherwise similar to 6x2)
    7. 8x4 (eight wheels with a steerable front axle, a steerable middle axle and two powered rear axles -- has the poorest turn radius, but recommended for Heavy Cargo Pack & Special Transport DLC)
  3. Motors (see above)
  4. Transmission (the R series include a retarder which prevents the truck from accelerating too much down the hill and is seen as an "R" on the dashboard when activated)
  5. Interior Design
    1. Basic / Privilege (has a built-in GPS on the Mercedes-Benz New Actros, DAF XF Euro 6, Volvo FH16)
    2. Basic / Privilege UK (Right-side steering wheel and speedometer showing miles per hour (mph) )
    3. Exclusive / Excellence (has built-in GPS except in both Renault and Mercedes-Benz Actros)
    4. Exclusive / Excellence UK (Right-side steering wheel, has built-in GPS except in both Renault and Mercedes-Benz Actros)
    5. Exclusive V8 (Scania Only, has built-in GPS)
    6. Exclusive V8 UK (Scania Only, Right-side steering wheel, has built-in GPS)
  6. Paint Colors (Own truck factory paint jobs)
  7. Exterior
    1. Lights
    2. Horns
    3. Exhausts
    4. Sideskirts
    5. Wheels
    6. Mirrors
    7. Steps
    8. Door handles
    9. Front/Top Grills and lights / air horns supporters
    10. Rear Bumper (DLC only)
  8. Interior (Interior view, custom license plates can be placed in the windshield, also used for interior customization mods)

Service Shops Edit

Service Shops can be found in every city of Euro Truck Simulator 2 European map. They can be visited 24/7 in order to repair truck damage, upgrade the truck or even to apply for a custom player paint job.
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Repair/Service Shop in Lyon (France)

In a designated group of cities, the Service Shop can be adjacent to a large Truck Dealership. However, some cities are also an exception - having a Service Shop and a Dealership, in two individual locations.

Damage Edit

Damage is dealt when you collide with an object (sign, wall, barrier, AI car). It also accumulates while driving normally. This happens because the parts wear down in use, so regular maintenance is recommended even if you drive safely.

Damage is not visually simulated in the truck. It is simulated mechanically, however. Damage reduces the truck's overall performance - turning, throttle, handling, and even fuel consumption. Increased damage also adds a chance of having an engine malfunction - which will cause failures in the truck's battery and engine, and eventually, turn it off permanently if a critical damage percentage is reached.

It can be fixed by visiting a Service Shop, for a fee that will depend on the variety and percentage of damage. Repair prices range anywhere from €1 to €95,000 and tend to cost around €625 (£500) for each 1% of damage.

The player can also choose to call Emergency (via GPS - F7) at any point of the game, even while hauling a delivery. The emergency can transport the truck and cargo to the nearest city's Service Shop. This is useful in case of an unrecoverable crash, critical / total damage percent reached - or simply if the truck ran out of fuel.

Note, however, that Emergency transportation will have a cost that will vary according to the distance of the nearest Service Shop. This transportation will also take time - this means that if the player is hauling a cargo delivery, they will now have less time to deliver it. Another thing to note is that, if the player is hauling external contract cargo, the cargo will be abandoned there and then, and you cannot recover it.

See also Edit

Trucks
Euro Truck Simulator
(Overview, Dealers)
Majestic Actros - Runner Magnum - Swift R - Valiant FH16
Euro Truck Simulator 2
(Overview, Dealers)
DAF: XF 105, XF EURO 6 - Iveco: Stralis, Stralis Hi-Way - MAN: TGX - Mercedes-Benz: Actros, New Actros - Renault: Magnum, Premium - Scania: R, R 2012, S, Streamline - Volvo: FH16 2009, FH16 2012

Upcoming: Renault T - MAN TGX Euro 6

American Truck Simulator
(Overview, Dealers)
Kenworth: T680, W900 - Peterbilt: 389, 579 - Volvo: VNL

Upcoming: International - Freightliner Cascadia