#1 Medium Duty Truck: The smart choice for your fleet

Medium-Duty Trucks
The Freightliner® M2 106 truck, powered by the Detroit® DD8™ engine, provides a productive, long-term addition to municipal and government fleets. A range of financing options can help organizations put the #1 best-selling medium-duty truck in North America to work—today.

Building a quality, safe fleet isn’t just about buying the right trucks. It’s about working with a partner who understands what it means to serve thousands of citizens, day after day, year after year.  

Freightliner prides itself on being just that: a partner dedicated to helping you go further, no matter what path your organization needs to travel. That means providing not only with the right truck, but the right financing to help you achieve your goals—today, next year and beyond.


Enjoy the confidence of number one. The Freightliner M2 106 truck is the #1-selling medium-duty truck in North America.* It’s the top choice for municipalities everywhere, thanks to its versatility, ergonomic interior, durable build and ease of maintenance. Spec’d with the DetroitDD8engine, this combination provides the power and uptime you need.

Superior safety and comfort

A safe, comfortable driver is a productive driver. The M2 106 cab is spacious, quiet and well-built with multiple seating options, and the optional Meritor WABCO OnGuardACTIVE™ collision mitigation system demonstrates a true commitment to “safety first.”

Exceptional versatility

The M2 106 is an all-around performer. It supports a wide range of bodies and chassis-mounted equipment. With a multiplex wiring system, clear frame rails and a host of exhaust packages, it’s easy to upfit for any job that lies ahead.

Optimal visibility

With a 2,500-square-inch windshield, the M2 106 offers best-in-class visibility.
*Based on Polk registration data from 2012-2019.


The M2 106 is a powerful, efficient tool. It’s also a dependable one. Detroit engines are at the core of the Freightliner’s long track record of getting the job done, day after day.

More uptime

The Detroit DD8’s exclusive variable cam phasing technology provides efficient aftertreatment system performance for fewer regens and improved uptime.

Outstanding fuel efficiency

With a lightweight design and advanced cooling system featuring a variable-speed fan for shorter fan-on times, the DD8 delivers exceptional fuel efficiency.

Unrivaled maintenance intervals

The DD8 has the longest maintenance intervals in its category to keep you out of the shop and on the job.

The do-it-all engine for the do-it-all crew

An efficient, durable and versatile performer, the DD8 is available with a wide range of power ratings for an assortment of applications, so you can take on any job.


When you choose the Freightliner M2 106, you get the added option of financing with Daimler Truck Financial.** To keep you on the best path forward and help you lower your fleet’s operating expenses, Daimler Truck Financial offers a range of benefits, including:

The power to expand your fleet—today

Instead of paying cash up front, financing your trucks—and using budget dollars to pay the financing costs—may enable you to afford more new trucks, grow your fleet and reduce the average age of your vehicles.

Multiple payment options

Daimler Truck Financial provides a range of financing plans to best suit your needs, from balloon payments to extended terms and other flexible payment options.

Tax-exempt financing***

Tax-exempt financing (also known as a tax-exempt installment purchase contract) allows a public entity, municipality or political subdivision that can issue tax-exempt securities to purchase equipment by making payments over the useful life of the asset. Benefits include low-cost, tax-exempt capital, lower interest rates than other types of commercial financing and up to 100% financing with no down payment.

**Actual rates, terms, down payment, advance and program eligibility will be determined by Daimler Truck Financial’s credit team based on creditworthiness of the customer.

***Daimler Truck Financial does not endorse or provide to any of its dealers, customers or potential customers any particular tax or accounting guidance or strategy. Always consult with your accountant or tax professional for advice.


Whatever your organization’s goals, the Freightliner M2 106 can help you meet them—and keep going—for greater productivity and efficiency down the road. Learn more about the #1-selling medium-duty truck.