At Meritor, we’re dedicated to bus- and coach-specific axle solutions that give our customers the leading edge. With more than 100 years’ axle-manufacturing experience, we’ve become the world’s largest independent manufacturer of commercial vehicle axles for a broad range of applications. We’ve mastered the combination of precision engineering, component durability, and lightweight options – all to bring your operation enhanced movement. When your operation needs an axle product to move you past the competition, you can rely on Meritor.
The Meritor 71000 Series single-reduction drive axle is specifically designed for transit buses. The axle, which replaced the Meritor 61000 Series, carries a 28,660 lb. (13.0 MT) Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR).
The 71000 Series is the perfect choice for high start and stop duty cycles, demanding retarder loads and periodic axle overload applications.