M2 106 PLUS

The Best Just Got Better


Freightliner M2 106 Plus

With an all-new interior for more comfort, powertrain options for increased performance and one of the most advanced active safety technologies that protect drivers and operators, the M2 106 Plus makes one of the most trusted medium-duty trucks even better. Designed for maneuverability and versatility, the M2 106 Plus offers plenty of customization options. Its QuickFit™ Electrical System is primed for simplified upfit and programming, so you can quickly and efficiently build the perfect productivity machine.

Freightliner M2 106 truck parked outside a brick building with neon signs, showcasing the white cab and front details

Up For Anything, Anytime

Maximum uptime is essential. That's why the M2 106 Plus is purpose-built to increase uptime with an easily accessible transmission and a wide-tilting hood that makes servicing engine components hassle-free. And it’s why it features Detroit Connect®, which helps simplify maintenance and keeps fleets moving.

Interior view of Freightliner M2 106 Plus with detailed dashboard, steering wheel, and comfortable seating

Comfort That Keeps Drivers Focused

The M2 106 Plus goes the extra mile with a range of comfort-centric features designed to keep drivers at ease, so they can stay focused on the road and the job. Enhancements include:

  • hree all-new trim levels that provide optimal driver comfort and the best fit for any job.
  • New ergonomic seats featuring precision adjustability and exceptional comfort.
  • A new standard cab insulation package for a quieter work environment.
  • Increased storage to keep drivers organized and focused.
  • A redesigned, modern dash with an easy-to-read driver command center.
  • A standard tilt and telescoping steering wheel with multi-function controls for easier operation.
  • Fully customizable, LED-backlit switches that ease truck operation and help the driver in low light situations.

Purpose-Built For Everyday Work

The M2 106 Plus offers plenty of features and options that make it more efficient, maneuverable and productive across a variety of applications.

  • With up to 55 degrees of wheel cut and a swept-back bumper, the M2 106 Plus provides excellent maneuverability in narrow city streets, busy job sites and other tight situations.
  • The M2 106 Plus is available with a range of powertrain options from Detroit® and Cummins engines to Allison and Eaton transmissions.
Freightliner M2 106 Plus truck driving through a city street with a white cargo box

Cutting-Edge Safety

The M2 106 Plus keeps productivity moving safely. In addition to a lightweight, steel-reinforced aluminum cab that protects drivers, the M2 106 Plus features wide doors and a low step-in height for easy ingress/egress, as well as a 2,500-square-inch windshield and sloped hood for maximum visibility. It also offers the Bendix Intellipark Electronic Parking Brake System to help prevent rollaways.

The Detroit Assurance® with ABA 5 Suite of Safety Systems is available on the M2 106 Plus with Detroit and Cummins engines, offering exceptional safety on the road and the job site.

Detroit Assurance Active Brake Assist helps mitigate potential collisions with stationary and traveling vehicles as well as moving pedestrians by automatically engaging warnings, and partial or full braking.

Detroit Assurance Adaptive Cruise Control adjusts cruising speed down to 10 MPH to maintain a safe following distance from vehicles in its path. ACC is available on the M2 106 Plus with Detroit and Cummins engines.

Detroit Assurance Lane Departure Warning keeps an eye on the road and alerts the driver if their truck veers into another lane without signaling.

Detroit Assurance Side Guard Assist alerts the driver about objects and pedestrians in the truck’s passenger-side blind spot.

Advanced driving technology visualization on a Freightliner M2 106 Plus driving on a highway with other vehicles

Powerful Data. Smarter Operations.

Maximum uptime is essential. That's why the M2 106 Plus is purpose-built to increase uptime with an easily accessible transmission and a wide-tilting hood that makes servicing engine components hassle-free. And it’s why it features Detroit Connect®, which helps simplify maintenance and keeps fleets moving.

Detroit Connect Virtual Technician® remote diagnostics service takes the guesswork out of diagnostics and helps fleet managers address critical fault events quickly.

The Detroit Connect Portal provides a clear view of fault trends across your fleet, so you can identify maintenance issues before they become critical.

The Detroit Connect Portal also gives fleet managers peace of mind by enabling them to view critical safety events in their trucks that have Detroit Assurance® and take action to increase the safety of trucks on the road.

With nearly 500 dealers across North America and a dedicated customer assistance hotline, Freightliner is always there to keep your fleet running smoothly.

Infographic showcasing the various features and components of the Freightliner M2 106 Plus, including fleet applications, adaptive cruise control, and support systems

Simplified Upfit For Maximum Versatility

The M2 106 Plus is engineered to make upfit easier. With clear frame rails and a configurable dash panel featuring more than twice the space of the previous model for switches, gauges, and indicator lights, it’s a versatile platform for customization. And with the powerful and easily configurable QuickFit™ Electrical System and Daimler CHEC Tool™, the M2 106 Plus makes upfit even faster and more efficient. All Plus series technical details can be found in the Technical Resource Guide (TRG). For access to the TRG, log on to

QuickFit features a new multiplexed architecture that makes it easier to integrate your trucks with the equipment you need to get the job done.

QuickFit offers easy access to connection points, more power sources and plenty of customizable parameters to make upfits flexible and reliable.

The Daimler CHEC Tool provides an easy-to-use interface to view and modify electrical configurations as well as change parameters in minutes.

Relocated electrical components provide even better isolation from harsh conditions and road debris that can cause downtime.

Close-up view of Freightliner vehicle's electronic control unit with wired connections and metallic casing

Durable Design For Efficient Operation

The M2 106 Plus is precision-manufactured for efficient work, day in and day out. Its steel-reinforced, lightweight aluminum cab is precision welded and Henrob rivetted for maximum durability and is e-coated for excellent corrosion resistance. Standard TufWrap™ chassis wiring harnesses add protection for increased durability.

Uptime-Boosting Support

DTNA Parts™ are essential for optimal performance in your M2 106 Plus. With Excelerator, ordering the ones you need is easier than ever.

With close to 300 Elite Support Dealerships and nearly 500 dealer service locations across North America, it's easy to keep your M2 106 Plus running strong.

Get on-demand support for your M2 106 Plus. Connect with real people at (1-800-FTL-HELP) for technical support, roadside assistance, dealer referral and more.

Freightliner offers North America's most extensive dealership network, with nearly 500 locations and highly trained experts who know your M2 106 Plus.

Freightliner and Western Star service center exterior with red signage, bay doors, and a spacious parking area

Medium-Duty Applications

The M2 106 Plus provides plenty of options for use in a wide range of applications. Available in truck and tractor configurations, the M2 106 Plus offers your choice of a day cab, extended cab or crew cab.

Freightliner M2 106 delivery truck driving through a city street with tall buildings

Pick-Up and Delivery

Freightliner M2 106 with tank attachment driving on a desert road, splashing water


Freightliner M2 106 parked in an urban setting outside a steakhouse restaurant with ambient lighting

Food and Beverage

Freightliner M2 106 dump truck driving on a highway with scenic green mountains in the background

Government and Municipality

Freightliner M2 106 Plus green garbage truck parked on a wet surface with clear sky


Freightliner M2 106 Plus black crane truck at a construction site with warning flags


Freightliner M2 106 Plus flatbed truck in white parked on a road with green fields and clear sky

Towing and Recovery

Freightliner M2 106 Plus utility truck with extended white boom driving through a city with tall buildings


Freightliner M2 106 PLUS: Specifications

The Freightliner M2 106 Plus is designed to get any job done.


  • 6-8

Horse Power

  • 200 - 360 HP


  • 66,000 LBS


  • 520 to 1150 lb-ft

Day Cab

  • 106" BBC

Extended Cab

  • 132" BBC

Crew Cab

  • 154" BBC

Detroit DD5

Detroit DD8

Cummins B6.7

Cummins L9N



Taper Leaf

Flat Leaf Spring

Multi-Leaf Spring





  • Mercedes 6 Speed
  • Eaton Fuller® 9 speed
  • Eaton Fuller® 10 speed
  • Eaton Fuller® 11 speed


  • Allison 1000 series
  • Allison 2000 series
  • Allison 3000 series
  • Eaton Fuller® 6 speed
  • Supports a wide range of bodies and chassis-mounted equipment
  • ServiceLink™ diagnostic tools make maintenance and repairs quick and easy
  • Clear frame rails back-of-cab and optional full inner-frame reinforcement
  • Comfortable, well-appointed aluminum cab with an efficient dash and easy-to-reach automotive style gauges and switches
  • A large cab with plenty of head and elbow room, lower cab height with wider and taller doors, and non-slip steps for easy entry/exit
  • Standard Solar tinted windshield glass helps prevent glare for a better view of the road
  • Multiple interior/exterior grab handles for easy entry/exit
  • Low step-in height for easier entry/exit
  • Up to a 55-degree wheel cut, a set-back front axle and a swept-back front fender and bumper provide one of the industry’s tightest turning radii, improving wall-to-wall and curb-to-curb maneuverability, especially within neighborhoods
  • A large 2,500 square-inch tinted windshield and downward sloping aerodynamic hood provide a clear, wide-open view of the road and work at hand, making it easier for both new and experienced drivers alike to see and drive
  • Available with up to 20k lbs. front and 46k lbs. rear axles
  • QuickFit is an advanced multiplexed electrical system for simpler TEM interface, programming and access to power.
  • QuickFit offers electronic control units to be stored in cab or under hood on the fire wall ease of access and protected from the elements.
  • QuickFit connectors are IP67 rated or higher.
  • CHEC Tool provides intuitive interface to program switch and body functionality, safety interlocks, and more.
  • Optional door-mounted down-view mirrors and a passenger door lower window enhance driver vision around truck and surroundings
  • Detroit Assurance available regardless of powertrain selection.
  • Detroit Assurance with ABA 5.0 offers Active Brake Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control, Tailgate Warning, Side Guard Assist, Optional Lane Departure Warning, Intelligent High-Beam, Automatic rain/light sensor.
  • Detroit Assurance
  • Detroit Connect Virtual Technician comes standard on all vehicles equipped with Detroit engines and provides remote diagnostic services.
  • Bendix IntelliPark
  • Bendix Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • New Multi-Function Steering Wheel w/ controls for cruise, stereo, phone, etc.
  • New Instrument Cluster w/ Driver Command Center displays operating information, important vehicle functions, alerts, settings, and more
  • New and improved cab insulation provides improved noise reduction for a quieter and more comfortable cab
  • New ergonomic seats designed for optimal driver comfort with more adjustability and reclineability
  • Three new trim levels: Professional (standard), Elite, and Rugged
  • All new interiors, Dash, Doors, Overhead Console, Headliner and Backwall
  • New and more durable Thermoplastic Plyolefins TPO materials for improved fit & finish, driver comfort and quieter cab
  • LED cab lighting for increased visibility and longevity
  • New rotary headlight switch with available auto headlights and auto high beam function
  • Standard electric windows, door locks located on the door.
  • New HVAC vents providing improved airflow and driver comfort
  • New Standard LED step light on all doors to improve safety of ingress/egress
  • Multiple options and locations for RAM mounts and prewire power, ground, and RP1226 connectors for seamless integration of cameras, telematics, and other electronics

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