Foton Foton BJ4253SNFKB-5 Tractor unit (#231)

Foton tractor unit BJ4253SNFKB-5 (batch #231) is made in China by Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd. The company is located in Beijing, in Beijing Municipality, China.

Foton BJ4253SNFKB-5 tractor unit


Foton logo Overview
Brand NameFoton logoFoton
Type of vehicleTractor unit
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Country of originChina
Manufacturer Profile
 A subsidiary of Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co., Ltd.
Type of manufacturerAutomobile manufacturer
Province (Region)Beijing Municipality
Number of vehicles*10701 models
(38870 items total)
* A number of models manufactured by Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd. found in vehicle database
Foton logo Technical specifications
#Engine modelEngine displacementEngine powerEngine manufacturer
1WP12.336N YC6M320-33 YC6M340-33 YC6M375-3311596 9839 9839 9839 cc247 236 250 276 kW
Fueldiesel fuel
Environmental standardNational III / Euro 3
Maximum speed90 km/h56 mph
Fifth wheel load capacity16065 kg16.1 t35,417 lbs
Quasi-total mass of trailer40000 kg,
36200 kg
40 t,
36.2 t
88,000 lbs,
79,800 lbs
Weights and Ground pressure
Curb weight8805 kg8.8 t19,412 lbs
Gross vehicle weight rating25000 kg25 t55,000 lbs
Axle load distribution7000 kg / 18000 kg  (tandem axle)
7 t / 18 t  (tandem axle)
15,000 lbs / 40,000 lbs  (tandem axle)
Overall length7000 mm23′0″
Overall width2495 mm8′3″
Overall height2960 mm / 3710 mm / 3690 mm / 3410 mm9′9″ / 12′3″ / 12′2″ / 11′3″
Undercarriage and Suspension
Number of axles3
Wheelbase3300+1350 mm10′10″+4′6″
Front track2005 mm6′7″
Rear track1800 mm / 1800 mm5′11″ / 5′11″
Front overhang1555 mm5′2″
Rear overhang795 mm2′8″
Angle of approach16°
Angle of departure28°
Leaf springs9 / 12, 3 / 5
Tyres and Wheels
Number of tyres10
Tyres dimension11.00R20, 11.00-20, 12.00-20, 12.00R20
Seating capacity2
Additional Information

Optional flat cab; optional cover; optional side skirts. WP12.336N net power 245KW, corresponding to the total mass of semi-trailer care 40000kg.YC6M320-33 net power is 226KW, corresponding to the total mass of semi-trailer care 36200kg; net power YC6M340-33 is 245KW, corresponding to the total mass of semi-trailer care 40000kg; net power YC6M375-33 is 265KW, corresponding to the quasi-total care trailer quality 40000kg. ABS Controller Model: 1417135900003,3550 X-1010; production plant: WABCO Vehicle Control Systems Ltd., Dongfeng Electronic Technology Co., Ltd.. Optional dash.