The Mercedes-Benz Econic

The vehicle for every kind of operation, the Econic has been refined in all aspects to best support the multiple demands that come from operating in highly dense, urban environments. Mercedes-Benz has encapsulated the full operational requirements including non-compromising safety requirements with a protective body casing, high-performance braking, optimum field of vision and easy vehicle access. Performance and handling, as provided through short wheelbase, low frame and refined suspension. Minimal noise and pollutant output thanks to a sophisticated cab and engine design.


  • Euro VI engine adheres to all current emission standards
  • Output demonstrates a reduction in fuel consumption of up to 4% compared to predecessor models and AdBlue consumption is lowered by 40%.
  • Engine available with a choice of 3 power outputs 220kW (299hp) or 260kW (354hp). 
  • Manufactured for municipal operations, the quiet engine works in awareness of noise pollution regulations. 


  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • Offers low gear ratio's for improved control & better fuel economy
  • Low-speed creep ability
  • High torque PTO's
  • Lock-up clutch for better fuel economy


  • Powerful premium engine brake
  • Leading axle fitted with powerful brake discs
  • Differential lock for improved traction

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Northside Truck & Van work closely with Mercedes-Benz custom tailored trucks to deliver special, detailed tailored vehicles direct to door from factory. The provision for custom bodybuilding on the Econic is huge thanks to a host of bodybuilding features, improved arrangements and cab communications. The low frame is equipped with a full-length hole pattern at 50 mm intervals and across four rows, with a removable rear cross member allowing for a high feature access.

Cab wiring has been optimised for improved communications from the vehicle to body. Wiring for the bodies can be installed through an empty pipe leading from the frame into the cab and a new "Plug & Play" interface makes the connecting very easy.Text here ...

Direct Vision Standards

Direct vision standards and safety permit for heavy goods vehicles requires all vehicles over 12 tonnes to be granted a permit to travel and operate in Greater London. Created by Transport for London in order to improve the safety of all road users, including pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists.

The DVS uses a star rating system for the vision of the vehicle from zero to five, based only on how much the driver can see through the windows