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The Freightliner 108 SD

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The Freightliner Trucks 108SD combines powerful, fuel-efficient engines, multiple power take-off (PTO) options, a chassis engineered for ease of upfit, and a weight-optimized design. This severe duty truck takes toughness onto tight job sites and down narrow streets. It’s powered by a reliable Detroit or Cummins engine, offering up to 380 horsepower and 1250 lb-ft of torque. And it provides a wheel cut of up to 50 degrees. The 108SD is extremely versatile, as well. Front engine, rear engine, and transmission PTO options allow flexibility for body hydraulic power needs. It offers integral front frame extensions in either 6" or 24" lengths. This gives a solid mounting point for hydraulic pumps, winches, hose reels, front stabilizers, and snow plows. The 108SD also incorporates our proprietary SmartPlex® Electrical System, which provides unmatched flexibility when configuring trucks for specific applications. Detroit- powered 108SDs are available with the Detroit™ Connect suite of connected vehicle services to maximize uptime.* Put simply, Freightliner has packed a lot of valuable features into an efficient package

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108 SD Construction


Freightliner® severe-duty construction trucks are designed with a focus on toughness and efficiency, so the most difficult jobs are accomplished with safety and economy by a low-maintenance, dependable truck that enhances bottom lines for businesses. Workplace safety is improved by ergonomic handles, larger door openings, lower entry heights and extended steps for easier entry and exit. Easily accessible components, including transmissions and see-through fluid reservoirs for fast daily checks, ensure that service events are quick and easy.

Construction-industry professionals know the value of a sturdy, adaptable, low-maintenance construction truck that can take on any task. Freightliner is dedicated to designing and building a superior construction truck that meets customers’ needs. Learn more about custom Freightliner® construction-truck options and discover how tough-as-nails trucks can raise the bar when it comes to severe-duty construction performance.

108 SD Crane


Designed for power, safety, efficiency and functionality, Freightliner® severe-duty crane trucks are ready for the heavy lifting. High-tensile-strength frames support and handle 45-ton mobile cranes with booms and outriggers, while safely lifting heavy loads across a wide range of efficient, high-torque engines, severe-duty vocational suspensions and tandem- or tridem-drive axles.

With even weight distribution, a variety of PTO options, and excellent visibility and control, Freightliner severe-duty crane trucks are optimized for crane applications and designed to outperform the competition. When evaluating crane trucks for purchase, consider Freightliner—the industry-wide leader in commercial truck technology and engineering.

108 SD Dump Truck

Dump Truck

With set-forward or set-back front axles, a full range of severe-duty vocational suspensions and the industry’s widest selection of efficient engines, Freightliner® dump trucks are designed to enhance your trucking company’s bottom line.

Why not pull larger payloads, haul more aggregate and maneuver more easily through tighter job sites? With a Freightliner® severe-duty dump truck, it’s simple. Just spec the truck with your choice of options, from suspension to transmission, for the task at hand. Start moving mass with Freightliner because extreme loads are no problem in a dump truck as tough as you are.

108 SD Fire & Rescue

Fire & Rescue

When the alarm sounds, fire and emergency trucks must be ready to respond. In this line of work, performance and efficiency make all the difference, which is why Freightliner® fire and emergency trucks are engineered to prioritize both.

Choose from front- and rear-engine power take-offs with day-, extended- and crew-cab configurations that feature a variety of seating options, including SCBA provisions and three-point seatbelts. Customers rely on Freightliner for medium-duty emergency truck and firetruck needs because we provide durable products they can count on, and the flexibility they need from a new truck.

108 SD Plow


Freightliner® severe-duty plow trucks feature advanced maneuverability, courtesy of a 50-degree, best-in-class wheelcut, which significantly diminishes the turning radius, reduces the chance of accidents and virtually eliminates the need for a driver to put it in reverse. Freightliner plow trucks successfully execute the job, day-in and day-out, excelling where other trucks fall short.

Why not relax in the knowledge that the job will be done right the first time because you’ve invested in a plow truck from Freightliner, where trucks are designed by industry leaders to deliver excellence and efficiency? To learn more about our anything-but-average line of severe-duty plow trucks, contact us today or visit your local dealer.

108 SD Refuse


Ideal for trash haulers, recyclers and roll-offs, Freightliner® medium-duty refuse trucks are all about performance and maneuverability, with excellent durability for the most demanding of routes. A comfortable cab design featuring excellent visibility, low step-in height and a tight turning radius make the driver’s job of navigating neighborhood streets easier, safer and more productive. Fuel efficiency and ease-of-maintenance make Freightliner® refuse trucks an excellent financial choice.

108 SD Sewer Vacuum

Sewer Vacuum

With important features like high-capacity front- and rear-PTO options and a chassis built for upfit, Freightliner® severe-duty sewer-vacuum trucks deliver unbeatable strength, performance and the reliability you can count on for any application. Especially during cleanouts, downtime isn’t an option, which is why front-frame extensions and front- and rear-engine power take-off options are available. Customize a Freightliner® vacuum truck chassis and get exactly what you want, every time.

108 SD Utility


Reliable and economical, Freightliner® medium-duty utility trucks have all the options and safety features to support your linemen and your bottom line. With unsurpassed visibility, outstanding maneuverability and a wide selection of custom options and innovative safety features, Freightliner® utility trucks are known for their exceptional performance, safety and reliability. A proprietary Freightliner® SmartPlex™ electrical system allows for plenty of customization. Discover utility-truck options at your local Freightliner® dealer.


  • 7/8
  • Horsepower
  • 200 - 380 HP
  • Torque
  • Up to 1250 lb-ft
  • GVWR
  • 69,000 lbs.
  • Cab Configurations
  • Day Cab
  • Extended Cab
    • 134"
  • Crew Cab
    • 156"
  • Engines
  • Detroit™ DD8
  • Cummins L9
  • Cummins B6.7
  • Axles
  • Detroit
  • Meritor
  • Suspensions
  • Taper Leaf
  • Flat Leaf Spring
  • AirLiner®
  • TufTrac®
  • Haulmaax®
  • Primaax®/ Firemaax®
  • Chalmers
  • Transmissions
  • Manual
    • Eaton Fuller® Advantage 9 Speed
    • Eaton Fuller® Advantage 10 Speed
    • Eaton Fuller® Advantage 11 Speed
  • Automatic
    • Allison® 2000 Series
    • Allison® 3000 Series
  • Available Engines

    Detroit DD8

    Detroit DD8

    Along with our tried-and-true DD13, DD15 and DD16, the Detroit™ DD8 is built proudly at our legendary production facility in Detroit, MI. The DD8 features the latest in engine technology to go along with the know-how and quality you’ve come to expect from Detroit. From the sturdy design of the ribbed cast iron block to the advanced common rail fuel system the DD8 delivers the reliability and performance you demand. With our industry leading maintenance intervals and our innovative Detroit™ Connect Virtual Technician℠ remote diagnostic service the DD8 was designed to help you maximize uptime.

    Cummins L9

    Cummins L9

    A great track record of established performance continues to improve with the Cummins L9. With the highest power density of any engine in its class, the L9 delivers the right amount of might to even the heaviest medium-duty applications.

    Cummins B6.7

    Cummins B6.7

    Engineered for reliability, durability and fuel efficiency, the Cummins B6.7 doesn't have an off day. With an impressive range of horsepower for a variety of medium-duty applications, every aspect of the B6.7 has been improved to deliver the lowest cost of ownership with maximum uptime. Add in industry leading service from International® Trucks and Cummins, plus a two-year, unlimited mileage engine warranty, and you're sure to have an engine that's always ready to work when you are.