What Are Some Features of an International 4300 Straight Truck?


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Features of an International 4300 straight truck, such as the 2012 DuraStar 4300 MaxxForce DT, include a 230-horsepower diesel-powered engine, automatic overdrive transmission, air ride suspension and 22.5-inch tires. The Class 6 truck is 26 feet long by 102 inches wide with a 103-inch interior height, a lift end gate and roll-up door. International's Diamond Logic electrical system provides continuous electronic communication between vehicle components, including the transmission, engine and instrument panel, to give the driver important vehicle information.

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The MaxxForce DT is a medium-duty truck equipped with halogen headlights, hydraulic disc brakes with an antilock braking system or air drum brakes with ABS, and one or two rear axles. The wheelbase measures 124 to 254 inches. International offers the truck with day, extended or crew cab options. Brake options include traction control hydraulic disc or air drum brakes, or electronic stability program with traction control air drum brakes.

International introduced the DuraStar in 2002, and the 4300 has the same chassis as the 4100 and 4400 models, but they have different axles and weight capacities. The truck's capacity is between 8,000 and 14,600 pounds, and it is equipped with spring parabolic taper leaf front suspension. The manufacturer offers a rear suspension choice of four-spring multileaf or single spring with variable rate configurations. Other suspension options include international ride optimized suspension rear air suspension for the single and tandem axles.

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