Knapheide intros enclosed utility, dump and landscaping bodies for Isuzu N-Series trucks
Wayne Grayson | May 9, 2019
Isuzu low cab forward truck with Knapheide KUVcc 11-foot enclosed utility body

Knapheide KUVcc body

Isuzu and Knapheide have announced the introduction of three new road-ready bodies for select N-Series low cab forward trucks.


KUVcc

The first is the KUVcc, the 11-foot enclosed utility body pictured above. Available on 109-inch wheelbase Isuzu NPR and NPR-HD gas-powered trucks, standard features include:

  • White painted interior and exterior
  • Body constructed of 20-gauge galvannealed steel
  • Eight exterior compartments (four per side) with adjustable shelving
  • Two fixed interior shelves per side
  • Two conduit/pipe doors
  • Two interior dome lights
  • 9-inch ×30-inch glass window in front bulkhead that aligns with rear window of cab
  • Master locks on both sides
  • Knapliner-coated step bumper

Available options are:

  • Keyless locking system
  • LED compartment lighting
  • Side-mounted ladder rack
  • Drop-down single ladder rack

Dump body

Next up is a new dump body available on 109-inch wheelbase N-Series standard-cab trucks with GVWRs of 14,500 pounds and higher. The body’s construction features fully-boxed long sills made of 7-gauge, hot-rolled steel that run the entire length of the floor to help prevent debris from collecting.

Features include:

  • Electrodeposition prime-paint system and Knapheide water-based undercoating for superior corrosion resistance
  • Quarter cab protector constructed on 10-gauge high-tensile steel
  • Electric hoist powered by a 12-volt pump with power-up and power-down
  • Versatile, double acting tailgate that accommodates drop-down, pickup-style and spreader applications
  • Quick-release tailgate with one-handed lever for easy drop-down and self-cleaning sloped design
  • Class 5 hitch
  • Seven-way flat trailer plug
  • ICC bumper
  • Mud flaps

Options include:

  • Red paint
  • Window shade tarp kit
  • Polyboard side extensions

Pricing for the dump body begins at $14,064, including delivery.


Landscaper

Finally, Knapheide has also introduced a new Landscaper body for N-Series standard-cab models with 109- and 132.5-inch wheelbases and GVWRs of 14,500 pounds and higher. The body will also soon be available for 150- and 176-inch wheelbase crew-cab models with GVWRs of 14,500 pounds and higher.

The body features three doors for loading and dumping including a 50-inch-wide curbside opening for pallets, balled trees, shrubs, bagged materials, etc., with a side access door that can be locked in the open position. There are also two 270-degree swing-out rear gates equipped with heavy-duty hinges that are also lockable in the open position, Isuzu says.

Other features include:

  • Removable 40-inch-tall side panels constructed of 14-gauge steel and reinforced by 13-gauge steel stakes
  • LED clearance and marker lights
  • Electric hoist powered by a 12-volt pump with power-up and power-down
  • Electrodeposition prime-paint system and Knapheide water-based undercoating for superior corrosion resistance
  • Side step and grab handle
  • ICC bumper
  • Mud flaps

Options include:

  • Back pack featuring street-side compartment with four hooks two fixed shelves and curbside pullout bin (available on 132.5-inch Standard Cab and 176-inch Crew Cab wheelbases only)
  • Cab protector
  • Landscaper tarp
  • Class 5 hitch and seven-way trailer plug.

The Knapheide Landscaper body begins at $16,728, including delivery.

 

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