Mercedes-Benz Econic

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Mercedes-Benz Econic
Mercedes-Benz Econic garbage truck (left) and aerial fire apparatus (right)
Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz
Production 1998–present
Body and chassis
Class Truck

The Mercedes-Benz Econic is a low-entry truck introduced by Mercedes-Benz from 1998 to present. It is normally used for waste collection, fire and emergency purposes and airport ground services.

It is available in weights of 18 t and 26 t and is powered by a 6-cylinder inline engine with turbo and intercooler. It is designed with special characteristics such as low floor, low overall height, automatic gearbox and even a natural gas engine to adapt to all above-mentioned tasks.

The ten thousandth Econic truck was manufactured in February 2011.[1]