With up to a 55-degree turning radius, Detroit® front-steer axles provide the strength, performance, reliability and increased payload capacity you can count on for maximum freight efficiency.
Our front-steer axles equip your truck with the support and maneuverability your business needs to facilitate success.More Specs
We offer a 12,500-lb front axle rating for multiple applications. This provides an additional 500 lbs capacity on the front axle, compared to a 12,000-lb. axle, and lets you avoid purchasing a heavier, more costly 13,000-lb. axle. You get a weight- and cost-efficient solution that fits your truck application and its payload requirements. The unique I-beam design coupled with tie rod arms and axle cups enables a sharper wheel cut of up to 55 degrees, giving you the tightest turning radius available.
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Unique design of our I Beam uses less material for less weight and higher payload.
Needle bearings wear less, leading to greater durability.
Detroit® steer axles are compatible with most brake systems, including disc brakes, for increased safety.
Up to 55 degree turning radius for better maneuverability.
12,500 lbs. rated capacity available for increased payload and weight compensation.
Designed for construction, distribution, dump, fire and emergency, government, motor home, oil & gas, refuse, and regional.
The Integrated Detroit® Powertrain delivers the performance and dependability you need to run your business efficiently. Detroit® has designed, engineered and manufactured the engine, transmission and axles to work together seamlessly, providing the optimal powertrain solution for your business needs. The integrated Detroit® Powertrain is available in the Freightliner Cascadia® and the Western Star® 5700.
Learn more by visiting the nearest Freightliner or Western Star dealership.Find the Nearest Dealer
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