The Dongfeng KX is the flagship truck of Dongfeng Trucks Philippines. This full-size, heavy-duty commercial vehicle is popular with powerful performance and intelligent systems. This truck is developed specifically for long-distance transportation. Locally, it is available in a 10-wheeler tractor head variant.
The Dongfeng KX brags a highly-reinforced cab design that meets the European standards. In fact, it passed the collision test of European ECE and the Swedish VVFS safety regulations to ensure the protection for the driver and its passengers.
Other features include electric tilting cab, automatic air conditioning system, electric heater rearview mirror, electrically adjustable headlamps, power-operated windows, front window wiper, and washer. Its safety features, on the other hand, includes central locking, the adjustable airbag on the driver seat, disc brake, Electronic Braking System (EBS), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), and engine brake. It also comes with a retarder, vehicle network, Beidou navigation satellite system that is compatible with GPS, and an automated manual transmission (AMT).
Powering this heavy-duty truck is a 13-liter Euro IV, possible Euro V, turbocharged and intercooled, high-pressure common rail diesel engine. This powertrain can put out up to 480 hp and 2,320 Nm of torque.