Review: 2009 Volvo G940 Motor Grader
Volvo G940: Introduction
The road grader is a versatile equipment that’s long been a go-to machine for cutting, spreading, and leveling of materials and landscapes in the construction industry. Thanks to its ever-evolving design, the graders we know today have also become a master of scarifying. Thus, making the powerhouse truck an excellent addition to the agricultural and landscaping industry. In any case, the fact of the matter is that graders have certainly become more than a ‘household’ name in the industries I’ve mentioned above. Which is why the slick and powerful machinery is understandably among the most requested machinery even in our site. So without further ado, here’s the construction equipment that we’ll all be looking at today: the 2009 Volvo G940 Motor Grader.
Volvo G940: Key Features
High-quality engine and transmission systems
The 2009 G940 comes with the reliable Volvo HTE transmission that includes standard 8-speed and optional 11-speed models. The system can translate engine output into intelligent power for faster, simpler duty cycles with greater efficiency. Furthermore, it also features selectable manual, optional auto shift, and travel modes to perfectly match with your personal and operational requirement. The grader also boasts Volvo’s high-torque engine that’s also become well-known for its impressive fuel economy.
Smart control system
With the Volvo Autoshift mode, operators can now simply select their gear and go. In fact, the Volvo HTE transmission does the rest to get you up to speed in your working or travel gear ranges quickly, economically, and conveniently. Meanwhile, the Volvo shuttle shift, a standard feature on all Volvo Grader transmissions, allows operators to make effortless, forward-to-reverse shifts (and vice versa) without stopping or using the inching pedal. In jobs that require frequent direction changes, shuttle shifting means faster cycle times, less fatigue and more work done at day’s end.
Ergonomic and reliable build
The G940 has been built for a wide range of heavy-duty applications, while also offering optimum customer protection. The G900 frame is available with an optional first user lifetime warranty. The industry exclusive warranty also includes the maintenance-free articulation pins and bearings for continuous peace of mind. In addition, the motor grader comes with a sensible service design that allows the user to have easy access to the truck’s key service points and main components. Furthermore, the grader can be equipped with CareTrack which is a remote monitoring system developed by Volvo itself.
Volvo G940: Price
($121,000 AUD GST Inclusive (Used) – Machinery Inspection Service
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Volvo G940: Verdict
The 2009 Volvo G940 Motor Grader is arguably one of the best graders to come out of its class. And the grader’s high value even until now is nothing short of a testament regarding the powerhouse truck’s outstanding reputation in the market. The unit comes with a top quality build and excellent design schemes that support its long service life. Meanwhile, the inclusion of some of Volvo’s homegrown technology which they still use today has kept the G940’s right there with the best of them in its grader class. So if you’re looking for a dependable and powerful motor grader with just a few hundred hours under its hood, then the Volvo G940 Motor Grader is definitely something you should check out.