Legacy of the Peterbilt 379

By Product Expert | Posted in Peterbilt 379 on Monday, March 20th, 2017 at 7:49 pm
Peterbilt 379 Performance and Capabilities

Peterbilt 379 Performance and Capabilities

The striking design of the Peterbilt 379 is immediately recognizable on the highways. The classic Peterbilt styling of the 379 has made this truck an unforgettable part of the American highway skyline, and ingrained the 379 in a trucker’s blood. But the longevity of the 379 comes from more than just a striking silhouette. The Peterbilt 379 performance and capabilities allow this truck to endure for decades.
Peterbilt 379 flat top

Peterbilt 379 Classic Design

The design of the Peterbilt 379 is instantly associated with the American trucker, drawing attention without leaving any room for doubt about the capabilities of this iconic truck. Practicality is at the forefront of everything the 379 stands for. The elements of the design that draw attention add to the functionality of the truck. From the single-piece roof and the aluminum cab, to the A-posts and huck-bolted assembly, everything serves a purpose.

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The rugged functionality of the 379 is visible in all areas of the truck. The inside of the cab is spacious and comfortable, with a contoured dash that keeps all of the controls within the driver’s sight and reach. Space in the sleeper is also ample, making this the ideal truck for the longhaul.

Peterbilt designed the 379 to be easily maintain as well. The electrical system is hard-wired to ensure reliability, and all chassis wires are numbered every 4 inches to make tracing easier. The 379 shares components with many other models in the Peterbilt lineup, which makes finding replacement parts and repairs quick and hassle-free.

Peterbilt produced the 379 from 1986 to 2007, eventually being replaced by the new 389 model. Over the decades, the truck has built up a reputation that extends well beyond the trucking industry.

Check out the selection of used Peterbilt 379 models offered at our Allstate Peterbilt locations to find the right truck for you.

One Response to “Legacy of the Peterbilt 379”

  1. I almost feel like I’m talking about a 747 when talking about this truck. There’s back story and reverence. Really great. Thanks for this. Peterbuilt is the way to go. Thanks for this post.

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