FH 500 is a heavy commercial vehicle produced by SAIPA Diesel in SAIPA Group. This truck is equipped with powerful 16 gear transmission system, cruise control, gearbox oil temperature monitor, GPS and etc. These features make FH 500 a reliable and suitable heavy commercial vehicle in the market.

Overall Specifications

Length (mm) 5890
Cab Width (mm) 2518
Cab Width with Mirrors (mm) 2998
Height (mm) 4029
Wheelbase (mm) 3700
Rear over hang 825
Max speed (km/h) 110
Frame Front Width (mm) 1080
Frame Rear Width (mm) 850
Profile height (mm) 266
Profile width (mm) 90
Profile thickness (mm) 8
GCW 44000
GVW 21000
Chassis Curb Weight 7592
front axle capacity (max) 8000
rear axle capacity (max) 13000
Chassis weight include : Cab, engine , gear box, axle, suspension, tyres and fuel tank.
Note: Weights can vary ± 1.5%
Electric System
Voltage 24 v
Battery 2×225 Amp-h
Alternative capacity 110

Wheel type 9.0" x 22.5"
Tyre type 315/80 R 22/5
Fuel Capacity
Fuel Tank (Aluminum) 2 tanks total 1140 lit (650+490)

Technical Specifications

Transmission type VOLVO AT2612F I-Shift
No. of Gear speeds 12 forward 4 reverse
Max input torque (N.m) 2600
Weight with oil 271 kg
Oil cap 13 lit
Gear ratios
1 st 14.94
2 nd 11.73
3 rd 9.04
4 th 7.09
5 th 5.54
6 th 4.35
7 th 3.44
8 th 2.7
9 th 2.08
10 th 1.63
11 th 1.27
12 th 1
Reverse (1) 17.48
Reverse (2) 13.73
Reverse (3) 4.02
Reverse (4) 3.16
Type of engine (Ad-Blue)D13C500 EU5 SCR VOLVO
Emission standard EUROIV EEV
Max power 500 hp or 368 kw @ 1400-1900 rpm
Max Torque 2500Nm @ 1050-1400rpm
Cylinder 6
Displacement (lit) 12.8 lit
Cylinder bore 131 mm
Stroke 158 mm
Oil Capacity 33 lit
Coolant capacity 38 lit
engine brake (VEB+) , Turbocharger , start pre heater , fuel pre heater , electronic viscous fan .
System dry single plate
Model CS43B-OR
Diameter 430 mm
Steering Wheel
System Integral power assisted with variable ratios and steering wheel lock, full hydraulic
Lock to lock turns 4.5 turns
Steering wheel diameter 450 mm
Brake System
Dual circuit compressed air brakes, disc brake of the Z-cam type, compressor capacity 1080 lit/min, front and rear disc brakes, Equipped by A.B.S-EBS -ESPsystem and auxiliary parking brake of spring type acting on rear and front axle .
Max axle load
Front 8 tons
Front axle type Forged with new design hub and internal lubrication mechanism.
Rear 13 tons
Rear axle type One driving axle with single reduction, differential lock, ratio 3.10:1 System
Suspension Front 2-leaf parabolic & included stabilizer & shock absorber
Suspension Rear 4 air bellows fully pneumatic suspension with anti-roll bar and cab memory setting and height control system .
Urea Tank
Poly etillen 90 lit

Safety and Accessories

One-day tachograph, speedometer, water thermometer, turbo charge pressure, fuel gauge, compressed air gauge, oil pressure, other digital information display. , Ad blue
Standard equipment
Dual horns (one electric, one jerrico) automatic speed adjuster, standard trailer connection with additional connection for EBS. fuel filter with water separator, electric safety belts, spare wheel, fire extinguisher, transformer, front towing brace, first aid kit, exterior & internal sun visor, fuel tank lock, 20 ton jack, complete tool kit, fifth wheel 2” , leg height 150, warning vest, indicator lights, spinning light, back-up alarm, radio and cassette player, reflector sign acc. to ECER 70, wheel chock, aluminum catwalk , dashboard adaptor 24:12 V , rear mudguard , roof and side air deflectors, electric window lift, cab parking heater, fog lamps, central door locks, front under-run protection, electrical viscous fan radiator bugnet , 80 dba external noise level (L-sing) , Global position system G.P.S , electrical mirror with heater ,electrical cab tilting , cab air suspension, Bluetooth Phone.
Cab internal
Sleeper cab (HSLP) high roof (globetrotter) all welded steel cab of tilt type, hydraulic tilting (70 ), antirust covering, smoke detector equipped with diagnostic system, adjustable & pneumatic suspended drivers seat, two bunks full automatic air conditioning system (cooler & heater),wind shield wiper and washer, rear mechanical cab suspension, , full convex electrically heated and operated mirrors , Cruise control , roof hatch , central lock , Dol 24-12 , refrigrator , immobilizer .

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