The Fuso Canter in the Philippines serves as the brand’s light duty truck in the country. It can be had with either a 4-wheeler or 6-wheeler layout and can come with either a 10 or 16 feet length. Depending on the variant its Gross Vehicle weight ranges from 4.4 Tons all the way to 8.2 Tons at its heaviest.
Powering the Fuso Canter is a 3.0-liter turbocharged diesel motor that produces 123hp and 294 Nm of torque that comes at 1,700 RPM. It comes with a 5-speed manual synchromesh transmission that ensures that shifts are smooth and that sends power to the rear axle. It comes with a Elliot I Beam axle at the front and a fully floating rear axle at the back. Its suspension comes in the form of laminated leaf springs with a stabilizer at the front and a laminated leaf spring at the rear.
Braking power comes from a hydraulic system with vacuum servo assistance and a dual circuit. Its parking brake comes in the form of an internal expanding type on its propeller shaft. To make sure the truck slows down when going down hill it also comes with an exhaust brake.