Mercedes-Benz Econic Refuse Truck: a high performance and flexible truck chassis, suitable for a range of roles

The Mercedes Benz Econic Truck is a versatile refuse collection vehicle. With a low-entry cab and impressive performance, making it ideal for various applications such as waste management, municipal services, and urban distribution.

If you’re interested in purchasing a used  Mercedes-Benz Econic Refuse Collection Vehicle, contact our support team for more information on 01291 440 750 or click into any of the vehicles above that interest you.

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About the Mercedes-Benz Econic Refuse Truck

At Endurance Vehicle Solutions we have a range of Mercedes-Benz Econic Refuse collection vehicles for sale. Many of these have been operated by a single local operator and are fitted with top of the range bodywork specifications including Olympus and NTM, as well as lifting equipment from leading manufacturers such as Terberg and Zoeller.

Available in both 2 and 3 axle vehicles the Mercedes-Benz Econic has several different axle configurations including 4×2, 6×2/4, 6×4 and 8×4 making it suitable for a range of different operational capabilities. Some models also have a compact axle configuration, which make the Mercedes-Benz Econic a perfect addition to any waste collection fleet which operates in urban areas. 

When you purchase a Mercedes Benz Econic from Endurance Vehicle Solutions, it will come with a FORS (Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme) specification package, so you know you’ve got what you need to get the job done and that you’re in safe hands going forward. 

We extensively service all our vehicles, conduct a full set of vehicle health checks and give them an up to date MOT, so you know the Mercedes-Benz Econic you purchase from us will be in the best possible condition before you put it to use. We also have a dedicated service team offering help and advice to ensure you get the same great aftercare.

To ensure the smooth operation of your fleet, Endurance Vehicle Solutions  also offer an ongoing Repair and Maintenance service including inspections, RFL as well as nationwide 24/7 breakdown cover, so you can be sure if you ever need our assistance, we’ll be on hand to provide it. 

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Other capabilities of the Mercedes-Benz Econic Chassis

Due to the multiple axle configurations and low profile, the Mercedes-Benz Econic chassis has been successfully utilised outside of the refuse collection sector. Here we run through some of the other areas this versatile chassis has been successfully deployed. 

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Short range logistics

The Mercedes Econic chassis has recently started to be utilised for short-haul goods transportation. With its compact chassis, it has seen particular success in inner city areas where it is easily capable of accessing restricted access delivery areas that larger HGV’s would find inaccessible.


The flexibility of the Econic chassis means it can be put to work with different body types and deployed across different construction situations. It operates equally well in a tipper/loader capacity as it does as a concrete mixer and has been successfully utilised by construction companies such as Conway and Tarmac.  

Fire and Rescue

With a low cab entry point and multiple axle configurations the, The Mercedes-Benz Econic has been successfully implemented in many fire departments across the UK including North and South Yorkshire, and Royal Berkshire. Its compact cab height and axle length makes it perfect for dealing with emergencies in areas where there may be access restrictions such as inner city areas or the tight rural villages. 

Airport operations

The Mercedes-Benz Econic has become well established as an airport support vehicle. Its low profile cab and chassis make it perfect as a refuelling tanker allowing it to easily fit under the wings of most commercial airliners. It has also been successfully utilised as an airport lift platform to create telescopic walkways to planes.  

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About Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz are well known for producing personal motor vehicles, however they also have a long history in the commercial vehicle sector. In the late 1920’s, they launched a range of trucks capable of carrying payloads of 1.5, 2.5 and 5 tonnes. They also released the world’s first six-cylinder diesel engine which became standard throughout the Mercedes-Benz range. Over the decades, Mercedes-Benz has continually expanded and developed its truck portfolio, catering to a wide range of industries and applications. They have a high commitment to quality, durability, and aim to advance technology, meaning Mercedes-Benz trucks have earned a reputation for excellence, which further solidifies the company’s position as a leader in the global trucking industry.