Built to Work Hard
The Peterbilt 389 embodies the Peterbilt heritage and merges it with a proven design to create a legendary classic for vocational applications. The lightweight, all-aluminum cab with lap seam construction, aircraft grade fasteners and bulkhead style doors is legendary for its durability. The pod-mounted headlamps are durable, corrosion-resistant and cost-effective to replace. They feature halogen bulbs for longer bulb life and outstanding nighttime visibility.
POWERED BY QUALITY
Quality Performance, Application Optimized
The PACCAR MX-13 Engine brings a new level of innovation through industry-leading quality, exceptional reliability and proven performance. The combination of a Peterbilt truck and MX-13 Engine offers a long-term value through technologically advanced designs with lightweight materials that achieve excellent performance and superior fuel economy. The MX-13 provides longer service intervals, increased uptime, lower operating costs and higher resale value.
SPEC’D FOR THE JOB
Peterbilt’s all-aluminum cab is not only extremely durable, it’s also lightweight to allow for increased payloads to maximize performance and profitability. The cab is huck-bolted with lap seam construction and bulkhead style doors for toughness, and corrosion resistance offers years of durable performance. A lightweight and durable hood is the industry’s only all-aluminum hood, with a rugged stainless steel grille that features a distinctive punched oval pattern and a one-piece, polished aluminum crown.
POWERTRAIN, DRIVETRAIN & EXHAUST
FRAMESteel 10-5/8″ / 10-3/4″ / 11-5/8″
FRONT AXLESDana Spicer 12-20K lbs.
Meritor 12-14.6K lbs.
Wide Track Available.
REAR AXLESDana Spicer Single – 21-30K l
Tandem – 40-52K lbs.
Tridem – 69K lbs.
Meritor Single – 21-23K lbs.
Meritor Tandem – 40-46K lbs.
Meritor Tridem – 66K lbs.
REAR SUSPENSIONSPeterbilt Air Leaf
Peterbilt FLEX Air
Peterbilt Low Air Leaf
Peterbilt Low Low Air Leaf
Peterbilt Air Trac
Hendrickson HN 522
Neway AD 378