Leading the way in safety in an urban world.

An innovative special-purpose truck that combines versatility, ergonomics and convenience like virtually no other commercial vehicle – the Econic is in a class of its own. Its unique low-entry concept coupled with top quality from Mercedes-Benz means this is a vehicle that provides just what you need: comfort, efficiency, environmental compatibility and uncompromising commitment. Day in, day out.

Specialist tasks are the norm for the Econic -whether used as a refuse collection or recycling vehicle, for road maintenance or as a fire appliance, for inner city distribution or airside duties, the Econic proves to be a versatile ally.

Another benefit of choosing the Econic – a nationwide dealer network providing an outstanding level of after sales service support.

The Mercedes-Benz Econic has a new face with Low Entry Chassis for refuse and recycling - The Econic is already the chassis of choice for over 200 UK professional waste handling businesses, councils, local authorities, utilities and rental companies, Econic is a proven UK class leader.

Now it is even better:

  • New cab design
  • Folding door that opens 100mm wider
  • Clean-running Euro 4 engines and BlueTec® technology
  • Also a gas engine is available
  • Meets stringent ECE R29-2 cab strength safety standard
  • New suspension tuning
  • New 13 tonnes drive axle

Mercedes-Benz Econic Features

Econic is special and so are its features. For example, front and rear air suspension is standard on all chassis, with raise/lower control that can adjust the chassis height. But Econic has more to offer:

  • Built at our factory in Woerth, Germany, one of Europe's most environmentally aware production plants
  • Econic combines durability and longevity as never before
  • End of its life, we've also made sure that a high percentage of its own components are recyclable

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Customer Stories

Five star-rated Mercedes-Benz Econic sets the new safety standard for Eurovia Contracting

The safety of its staff and other vulnerable road users was the overriding priority for infrastructure leader Eurovia Contracting when it decided to base its latest 32-tonne tipper-grab on a Mercedes-Benz Econic.

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The city of Liverpool has taken a radical step to reduce urban air pollution by commissioning a fleet of Mercedes-Benz Econic refuse collection trucks that run on renewable biogas.

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Mercedes-Benz Econic refuse trucks tick all the boxes for Gaskells Waste Services

Less than a year after it commissioned its first 14 Mercedes-Benz Econics trade refuse collection vehicles, Gaskells Waste Services has hailed the low-entry chassis “a winner” for its five-star Direct Vision safety credentials.


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