The Atego brings versatility and productivity in its DNA for various transportation tasks in the city and on the road. Its high performance, extreme durability, excellent load capacity, low operation cost and easy maintenance make the Atego stand out. Thanks to the great robustness and reliability, the Atego is the ideal partner for any distribution and short-distance transportation demands.
With its great versatility, practicality and robustness, the Atego perfectly fits to the diverse demands in cargo transport.
The Atego powertrain with large gear-spread ensures excellent performance as well as a high flexibility regarding various applications.
Thanks to the standard ABS brake system and a powerful engine brake, braking performance and the safety level is enhanced.
The set-up of the Atego provides a seamless integration between all components, combining high performance, excellent load capacity, low operation cost and easy maintenance.
With its efficient engine, low fuel consumption and an economical driving is ensured.
Designed with ergonomics and practicability in mind: the Atego cab.
The spacious Atego cab for up to three people is not only practical, but also functional and ergonomic, offering a comfortable workplace for the driver and passengers. Features as the modern dashboard with a trip computer enhance the business productivity even more.
Supporting the Atego’s flexibility and minimising operational cost:
the Atego powertrain.
The Atego is equipped with a strong and robust 4.2 litres, 4-cylinder or a 6.3 litres, 6-cylinder Mercedes-Benz engine, ensuring excellent performance and low fuel consumption. The large gear-spread ensures a high flexibility regarding various applications.
Robust and reliable for short and medium distance transport.
The Atego 1418 is the perfect truck for short distance distribution, with the optimum combination of performance, fuel economy, reliability and comfort.
Strong and versatile truck for on-road and off-road operations.
The design of the Atego 1725 personifies the robustness of the Atego trucks. The interior of the modern cab privileges space and ergonomics of driver and passengers, offering a more comfortable workday.
High load capacity and body-builder friendly set-up.
The Atego is a seamless integration between all components, combining high performance, extreme durability, excellent load capacity, low operation cost and easy maintenance with reliability and robustness to attend the diverse needs in cargo transport with different bodies – from cargo trucks to garbage collectors.
When it comes to the powertrain and its components, performance and efficiency are paramount. The technical measures abroad the Atego ensure that the costs per kilometer stay low during the vehicle’s entire service life.
Max torque (Nm)
6.7 – 0.73
In-line 4-cylinder engine.
The Mercedes-Benz 4-cylinder engine OM 904 LA meets Euro 3 standards and is the optimum set-up for fuel economy and performance.
In-line 6-cylinder engine.
The strong and robust Mercedes-Benz 6-cylinder engine OM 906 LA meets Euro 3 standards and ensures low-level emission of pollutants, great performance and low fuel consumption.
6-speed manual transmission.
The Mercedes-Benz 6-speed manual transmission G85-6 ensures an economically efficient driving style for the respective transport task in conjunction with other components of the powertrain. Gear shifting is smooth and precise.
2-speed rear axle for large spread.
Atego is fitted with the robust 2-speed rear axle HL5 which allows maximum flexibility at the operation – from high torque to high speed at the wheels.
In the subsidiary construction sector, chassis and suspension have to meet demands that are challenging and highly varied. That’s why the new Atego is built to cut a great figure on the construction site – and in city traffic.
Weight-optimised, sturdy frame for particularly easy mounting.
The Atego’s frame combines low weight with a highly robust design, while its “Z” shape and a 50-mm hole matrix enable bodies and mounted components such as extra fuel tanks to be installed without drilling additional holes. The frame also enables a very low entrance height and convenient access through to the co-driver’s side. Frame members are available in thicknesses of 7.0 mm, ensuring a high bending strength and torsional rigidity for any application.
Efficiency in braking.
The Atego is available with drum brakes all round. All brakes are equipped with anti-lock braking system (ABS) as standard, plus a dual-circuit pneumatic braking system operating at 10 bar of constant pressure. It ensures vehicle drivability even in emergency braking situation. The powerful engine brake “Top Brake”, an exclusive Mercedes-Benz feature and offered as standard, sensibly improves braking power, providing fuel economy and reduction of wear in brake components and tires.
The Atego suspension - for stability and easy handling.
The Atego is fitted as standard with steel suspension, featuring parabolic springs and double-acting telescopic shock absorbers, to ensure maximum comfort and stability for every transport task.
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Exterior width (mm)
Interior width (mm)
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The S-cab: compact yet comfortable. Perfect for short-distance distribution.
With its compact exterior dimensions and spacious interior, the Atego with S-cab is just the ideal truck for short-distance distribution in the urban areas.
Space for three – with the optional centre seat.
For applications that require a third crew member, a centre seat is optionally available. All seats are fitted with 3-point seat belts.
Modern instrument cluster with trip computer.
The dashboard provides the driver with all vital information for the vehicle operation and by the on-board diagnostics, which can inform occasional irregularities of the vehicle and help the driver in planning the required preventive maintenance.
Comfort driving with cruise control.
Target speed set-up with help of an ergonomically placed lever, making the driving experience much more comfortable.
Optimum climatization for higher comfort.
Designed to assure a comfortable trip even under extreme conditions.
Power windows, central lock & mirror with electric adjustment.
Electrically adjustable windows, central locking system and electrically adjustable mirrors.
Air-sprung driver seat for even more comfort.
The driver air-sprung seat with its ergonomic design and multitude of adjustment options – including the vertical damping rate – offers supreme comfort for driving.
Storage compartments above windshield.
Space for stowing personal and professional goods.
Whatever you’re transporting, each detail of the Atego is designed to master the demands of light-duty short-distance distribution or even a heavy application like construction or garbage collection. Flexibility at the operation is assured by the 2-speed rear axle which enables large spread of gear shifting – from high torque at the wheels on difficult terrain to high speed at highways.
Gross vehicle weight (t)*
3,560 – 5,360
3,560 – 5,360
Suspensions (FA, RA)
Max torque (Nm)
Axle loads / Weights (kg) *
1. Front axle,
2. Front axle
1. Rear axle,
2. Rear axle