Kenworth Truck Company

Kirkland, WA 98083


About Kenworth Truck Company


P.O. Box 1000
10630 N.E. 38th Place
Kirkland, WA 98083
United States
(425) 828-5000
(425) 828-5777

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Kenworth manufactures "The World's Best" heavy duty and medium duty trucks.

For more information about Kenworth products, contact your nearest Kenworth dealership Parts Department. Click here to find the Kenworth dealer closest to you.   

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Kenworth, PacLease offer special lease financing for K270E and K370E BEVs

Oct. 9, 2020
The six-year lease from PacLease features a lower monthly payment in the first year, followed by a regular payment for the remaining years.
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Kenworth introduces new options for T270 and T370 trucks

Aug. 27, 2020
The roll-back flatbed application, CX chrome round convex mirrors, and the Bendix side object detection system are available for the medium duty conventional trucks.
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Kenworth TruckTech+ Over-the-Air Updates introduces video, quick reference guide

June 26, 2020
TruckTech+ Over-The-Air is a software update system that is designed to optimize truck performance with the latest engine and aftertreatment software version.
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Training and Resources

Kenworth works with Seattle University through engineering program

May 6, 2020
Senior year engineers participate in “Capstone” projects, providing real-world experiences.
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Kenworth T880S with set-forward axle adds optional fixed grille

April 21, 2020
The option allows the hood to be opened in applications where equipment is mounted to the front of the truck.
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Kenworth announces collaboration with Meritor on electric powertrain development

Feb. 12, 2020
The collaboration will develop an electric powertrain for Class 8 Kenworth T680E battery electric vehicles.
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New Wisconsin Kenworth location, La Crosse facility to support Western Wisconsin

Nov. 14, 2019
The La Crosse location includes a 25,000 square-foot dealership on ten acres.
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Industry News

Top four finalists in “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” program announced

Aug. 26, 2019
The award winner will receive a fully loaded Kenworth T680.
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Training and Resources

Kenworth expands online Body Builder Academy video library

Aug. 20, 2019
The Kenworth Truck Co. YouTube channel has added four videos to the Body Builder Academy playlist.

Articles & News

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With the ability to track the location of each unit, the dealership can plan ahead and be prepared for the arrival of each vehicle. Once the truck arrives, the dealership can provide the fleet with an estimate of time to repair within two hours.
Diagnostics and Drivability

Limit unplanned and extended service calls

Oct. 10, 2018
Remote vehicle diagnostics capabilities help improve shop and vehicle service efficiency.
Kenworth’s new medium duty cabovers have been designed specifically for the North American market.

Kenworth medium duty cabovers making in-roads

Aug. 12, 2013
Kenworth is expanding its medium duty cabover offerings.

UD Trucks to leave North American truck market

Sept. 20, 2012
Number of factors contributes to the decision

Videos & Resources

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VIDEO: Kenworth Zero-Emission K270E and K370E battery-electric vehicles

Sept. 24, 2020
In this video, Kenworth provides an overview of the capabilities and performance parameters of the K270E and K370E battery-electric vehicles.
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VIDEO: T880 Kenworth Driver Academy - Fuse Box & On Board Diagnostics

Nov. 14, 2017
Fuse box and on board diagnostics locations of the Kenworth T880.
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VIDEO: T880 Kenworth Driver Academy - Instrument Cluster Indicators

Nov. 14, 2017
Explanation of the indicators that may appear in the instrument cluster of the Kenworth T880.
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VIDEO: T880 Kenworth Driver Academy - DEF Tank

Nov. 14, 2017
Information on DEF tanks and warning indicators on the Kenworth T880.
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VIDEO: T880 Kenworth Driver Academy - Hood Open & Close

Nov. 14, 2017
How to open and close the hood of a Kenworth T880, including use of the hood hold open device.
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Kenworth C500 serves as prime mover to haul superloads

Aug. 9, 2017
When loads exceeding a quarter of a million pounds need to be moved, few haulers in the United States possess the kind of equipment operated by Edwards Moving and Rigging.
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Kenworth launches T680 Advantage Day Cab, offers up to 6 percent fuel economy enhancement

Aug. 17, 2016
The new Kenworth T680 Advantage Day Cab features an optimized powertrain that includes the 2016 PACCAR MX-13 engine or PACCAR MX-11 engine and the Eaton Fuller Advantage(TM) series...
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Ecology Recycling and Transportation Services gainsbbusiness by losing weight

Aug. 17, 2016
When you’re in the business of hauling recyclables and trash, every pound counts. And, for Ecology Recycling and Transportation Services, lightweight specs are a recipe for success...
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Kenworth offers tips for spec’ing ready-mix mixers

Oct. 27, 2015
Kurt Swihart, Kenworth marketing director, offers five tips ready-mix haulers should follow when they spec their next truck.
Kenworth Adaptive Cruise Video

Kenworth Adaptive Cruise Video

Oct. 9, 2015
A video demonstration of the adaptive cruise feature available in Kenworth trucks.

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Bigfoot Beverages uses Kenworth T370s to help increase footprint in Oregon

July 31, 2019
The T370s are specified with the PACCAR PX-9 300-hp engine and Allison automatic transmissions.
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Kenworth adds Alcoa Dura-Black wheels

July 24, 2019
Both sides of the wheels are treated for flexibility of mounting in steer or drive position.
Kenworth T880S 76” mid-roof sleeper.

Kenworth T880S adds mid-roof sleeper options

July 3, 2019
The 52” and 76” mid-roof sleepers also have multiple optional amenities.
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Training and Resources

New 2019 Kenworth T880 Brochure Now Available

April 17, 2019
The 36-page Kenworth T880 brochure features the Paccar MX-13 engine and the Paccar MX-11 engine.
Service Repair

Kenworth updates vehicle electronics for certain models

Oct. 23, 2018
The system updates leverage diagnostic tools to speed service and repairs.

Kenworth releases video series for truck body builders

Oct. 10, 2018
The videos focus on connectivity with Kenworth chassis systems, PTO functions, integration of electronics between body and truck and optimization of the driver interface for body...
Service Repair

Kenworth adds fleet management service app option for select models

Sept. 13, 2018
The app, which uses the Kenworth TruckTech+ Remote Diagnostics platform, will be available as an option on new T680s and T880s.
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Dana Spicer single-drive axles to be standard on select Kenworth vocational trucks

July 23, 2018
Dana Spicer S140 axles are designed to serve a wide range of applications and feature a broad ratio coverage.
Industry News

Kenworth offers new lightweight Dana driveline for regional haul applications

May 24, 2018
The SPL 250 Lite driveline offers reduced maintenance and uses common end yokes and universal joints along with the rest of the SPL product family.

Kenworth T680 available with PACCAR MX-11 engine and automated transmission

March 26, 2018
The combination is designed for linehaul and regional haul applications up to 110,000 lbs GVW.
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Kenworth opens 400th dealership

Feb. 12, 2018
“Our 400th dealership represents the dedication of Kenworth dealers in building a strong network of locations throughout the United States and Canada that provide superior support...

Kenworth names 2018 PACCAR MX Engine Council

Jan. 31, 2018
The council assists in developing guidelines for service improvements and support for the MX-11 and MX-13 engines.
Industry News

Montana driver transports U.S. Capitol Christmas tree

Nov. 20, 2017
“It just goes to show you that when you concentrate on doing your job well and safely, there are some pretty amazing opportunities that can result,” said Larry Spiekermeier, the...
Service Repair

Wyoming Kenworth dealer connects with schools to provide career opportunities in trucking

Nov. 14, 2017
Through exposure, vocational-technical students can see what opportunities are available to them.

Kenworth-Chillicothe receives Environmental Excellence award from Ohio EPA

Nov. 8, 2017
The award recognizes businesses in Ohio that exceed regulatory compliance.
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American Rock Products uses Kenworth T880s Mixers

Nov. 6, 2017
“Drivers love the T880S,” said Wade Blagg, fleet maintenance manager at American Rock. “The driveability, ride, vision and operator comfort are awesome. I’d have a war on my hands...
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Kenworth expands Lewiston, ID dealership

Nov. 6, 2017
The expansion allows the Lewiston location to be a full-service dealership, making it one of nine Kenworth Sales company locations to attain Kenworth PremiereCare Gold Certified...

Kenworth to display T880S Mixers at ConcreteWorks Show

Oct. 3, 2017
The show runs from Oct. 1-3 at the Gaylord Texas Resort and Convention Center near Dallas in Grapevine, Texas.
Service Repair

Kenwoth and PACCAR to collaborate closely in DOE SuperTruck II Project

Sept. 13, 2017
The project’s target goals include the demonstration of greater than 100 percent improvement in freight efficiency over 2009 equivalent product, and achieving 55 percent in engine...
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Industry News

CEO of Rihm Family Companies named Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Award

Sept. 11, 2017
Kari Rihm of Rihm Family Companies named Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Award winner in Upper Midwest.
Industry News

PACCAR’s debut 12-speed automated transmission offers a smooth ride, low maintenance

Aug. 30, 2017
The integrated powertrain propels heavy duty trucking forward by offering drivers substantial vehicle weight savings, fuel savings, integrated vehicle controls, durability and...
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Kenworth T370 now offers heavy front drive axles

Aug. 29, 2017
“The addition of the heavier 18,000-pound and 20,000-pound front drive axles expands the T370’s already excellent reputation for being a vocational workhorse,” said Kurt Swihart...
Industry News

Kenworth relocates Ottawa dealership

Aug. 28, 2017
Kenworth's Ottawa dealership has relocated to a new and modern 43,000 square ft facility with seven drive-through service bays.
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Bayview Kenworth opens new parts and service facility

Aug. 2, 2017
Bayview Kenworth has opened a newly renovated 19,000 square-foot Kenworth parts and service dealership in the Jacksonville area north of Woodstock, New Brunswick.
Shop Operations

Kenworth introduces cargo van lease program

July 27, 2017
The new program is for fleets and truck operators that purchase Kenworth T270 Class 6 conventional models in a cargo van specification equipped with a 26-foot Morgan van body ...
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Kenworth T680, T880 and T880S available with Cummins Westport natural gas engine

July 5, 2017
The engine operates on natural gas, which can be carried on the vehicle in either compressed natural gas (CNG) or liquefied natural gas (LNG) form.

Fastport holds forums and hiring fairs at U.S. military bases

June 9, 2017
These events are created in an effort to assist military service members preparing to transition into civilian life, and are focused on trucking industry employment opportunities...
Industry News

Wisconsin Kenworth receives 2016 Kenworth Dealer of the Year award

March 17, 2017
This marks the second time in the past four years that Wisconsin Kenworth was chosen for the award.
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Kenworth T880 now available in all-wheel drive

March 10, 2017
Kenworth’s flagship construction truck, the T880, continues to broaden its application reach, and is now available in an all-wheel drive configuration.

Kenworth enhances predictive cruise control for T680 and T880 with 2017 engines

Feb. 6, 2017
"This update ... provides our customers up to a 1 percent improvement in fuel economy over the performance of the current version of our Predictive Cruise Control,” Patrick Dean...
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Bendix Wingman Advanced available for order on Kenworth Medium Duty T270 and T370

Dec. 29, 2016
The radar-based collision mitigation system delivers adaptive cruise control with braking, along with autonomous emergency braking technology to help drivers mitigate rear-end...
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Industry News

Werner Enterprises driver awarded Kenworth T680 Advantage as America's Top Rookie Military Driver

Dec. 20, 2016
Troy Davidson was awarded the top honor in the "Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence" recognition program.
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Bendix Wingman Advanced now available for Kenworth T270 and T370 medium duty trucks

Dec. 16, 2016
The Bendix Wingman Advanced system is now available for order as an option for Kenworth T270 and T370 medium duty trucks. The radar-based collision mitigation system delivers ...
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Kenworth T680 Advantage with 52-inch mid-roof sleeper now available for order

Dec. 14, 2016
The latest Kenworth T680 Advantage configuration features an optimized powertrain with either the PACCAR MX-13 or PACCAR MX-11 engine, Eaton Fuller Advantage(TM) series 10-speed...

Kenworth introduces certified pre-owned program

Nov. 21, 2016
Exclusive to Kenworth dealers and PACCAR Financial Used Truck Centers, the new program enables customers to purchase quality, pre-owned and certified Kenworth Class 8 trucks in...

Kenworth T680 demonstrates company's commitment to drivers

Nov. 8, 2016
When Halbersleben Trucking chose specifications for its new Kenworth T680s, the focus was to provide drivers with the best equipment and the specifications needed to deliver comfort...
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Kenworth T680 and T880 add Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero Emissions natural gas engine

Oct. 14, 2016
Emissions from the ISL G Near Zero natural gas engine are 90 percent lower than the current NOx limit of 0.2 gram per brake horsepower-hour, and meet the 2017 EPA greenhouse gas...
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Kenworth power management system adds more powerful bunk heater

Oct. 14, 2016
“For operators who run in cold temperatures, or shut down for a 34-hour reset, our new offerings give a one-two punch in vehicle performance and driver comfort,” said Kevin Baney...
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Kenworth launches T680 Advantage with 52" mid-roof sleeper

Oct. 14, 2016
New aerodynamic elements on the 52-inch mid-roof sleeper configuration help redirect airflow around the chassis and sleeper to further enhance fuel economy.
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Service Repair

Kenworth to introduce new service management system to maximize fleet uptime

Oct. 14, 2016
Beginning in 2017, Kenworth will expand TruckTech+ and the PACCAR Solutions portal to include a service management system powered by Decisiv, which will allow fleets to monitor...
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Kenworth T680 to deliver 52nd U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

Sept. 30, 2016
This fall, a specially-decaled Kenworth T680 will transport the 52nd U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree on a special cross-country tour to the U.S. Capitol. The tour will visit 26 community...
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Kenworth expands T880 with new set-forward configuration

Sept. 20, 2016
The new configuration is especially designed for fleet and truck operators in ready-mix, dump and mobile crane applications.
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Kenworth to say goodbye to its T660 offering

Aug. 17, 2016
Kenworth announced that it will sunset its successful, fuel-efficient Kenworth T660 by year-end after 10 years of production, and offer customers a “last call” opportunity to ...

Kenworth T880 Short Hood available with Allison 4700 RDS fully automatic transmission

July 7, 2016
Kenworth has announced the availability of the 7-speed Allison 4700 Rugged Duty Series fully automatic transmission with the 116.5" BBC Kenworth T880 short hood.
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Kenworth donates T680 for Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence Award

May 27, 2016
The search continues as Kenworth, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring our Heroes Program and FASTPORT work together to find America’s top rookie military veteran ...
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Engine and Powertrain

PACCAR MX-11 Engine

March 15, 2016
Offered for the Kenworth T880, T680, T800 with FEPTO and W900S, the PACCAR MX-11 Engine is designed to produce up to 430hp and 1,550 ft/lbs of torque and is available with a full...

Kenworth expands engine auto start and stop functionality and model availability

Feb. 29, 2016
In addition to detecting when batteries get to a critical level, Kenworth’s auto start and stop can now detect when engine oil temperature dips to a point where it could cause...

Wisconsin's Marten Transport invests in Kenworth T680s

Dec. 22, 2015
With thousands of trucks operating from regional facilities across the country, Marten has purchased more than 600 new Kenworth T680s over the past few years through Wisconsin...
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Kenworth to roll out PACCAR MX-11 engine for vocational, regional haul customers in 2016

Oct. 20, 2015
Just introduced by PACCAR, the 11L engine is designed to produce up to 430hp and 1,550 ft/lbs of torque.

Kenworth offers three additional options for vocational trucks

Oct. 8, 2015
Kenworth has announced three additional options for its vocational lineup of trucks. Allison’s 4700 RDS 7-speed automatic transmission – with optional second “deep reverse” – ...