The Iveco Eurocargo range is certainly not short on body options, which is why you can find various tipper models on the used market...Read More
The Iveco Eurocargo range is certainly not short on body options, which is why you can find various tipper models on the used market...
The Iveco Eurocargo range is certainly not short on body options, which is why you can find various tipper models on the used market. A tipper needs to be tough as well as versatile, which is where the compact design of the Eurocargo comes into its own.
A Eurocargo tipper will offer many of the same benefits as its bigger brother, the Trakker, but in a package that makes it well suited to use in confined spaces where there may not be much room for loading or manoeuvring. With all the Eurocargo tipper variations on offer, it is necessary to check the specifications of second-hand models with a fine-tooth comb. Any model which survives scrutiny will make a solid purchase.
At the smaller end of the Iveco Eurocargo tipper range are 7.5 tonne models, many of which feature dropside bodies. A dropside tipper is suitable for a number of tasks, from construction to waste collection. And with multiple ways to access the load bed along with ripping rams for a speedy unloading process, this type of vehicle can cut work cycles significantly. Recent models benefit from updates to the Eurocargo range, including the latest engines, payload weight sensors and integrated tool boxes built in for added convenience.
Most of the tippers of this size will also utilise a day cab set-up up front, with space for a driver and two passengers if a small team needs to be deployed alongside it. Seven-seater crew cabs can be found on 10-tonne Eurocargo tippers, so adjust your search accordingly if this is a feature you desire.
Eurocargo tippers from 7.5 to 18 tonnes may feature bodies that include a crane and grabbing mechanism, usually mounted just behind the cab. This can be a helpful piece of equipment to seek out on a used model, since it makes loading that bit easier. The tipper body, rams and any crane kit will likely have been built by a third party and then integrated with the Eurocargo chassis, so it is a good idea to pay particular attention to the state of this secondary equipment. If it works well, then a truck will be a good addition to your fleet. If the hydraulics stutter or stall, or there is excessive damage to the body, not much tread on the tyres and sagging suspension on view, reassess whether this is the right tipper for you.
The more recent Eurocargo tipper range has been updated with full 4x4 models for exceptional traction when off-road operation is a must. Features such as steel bumpers and a plate which protects the radiator from impact have been added. Even the design cues on the exterior are tweaked to make sure that these tippers stand out from the crowd. All Eurocargo tippers are suitably nimble on the tarmac, with tight turning circles and the option to add cameras for safety while reversing. Just make sure that the rugged nature of any off-road model has not led to careless use in the past.