Utility 4000D-X Composite

Utility 4000D-X Composite

The thin-wall 4000D-X Composite dry van features polyurethane foam core composite side walls that optimize strength and deliver a lower tare weight.

<strong>Snag-Free<sup>®</sup></strong> interior lining
Snag-Free® interior lining
Optimized cubic load space
Optimized cubic load space
Utility 4000D-X Composite

Key Features

  • Composite side wall
  • Snag-Free® interior lining
  • Steel logistics posts
  • Optimized cubic load space
  • Rear door frame
  • 27" deep integrated threshold plate assembly
  • 20,000 lb floor rating
  • Strong light weight aluminum exterior side skin with Ultra Road Shield™ Plus (URS+)
  • Support leg bracing
  • 12" galvanized steel wearband
  • Diagonal reinforcing gussets on slider rails
  • ConMet Preset Plus® premium wheel end system
  • Unique tensioned roof design
  • 6-post front wall
  • Corrosion protection
  • USS-120A-4 Aerodynamic Side Skirt
  • Heavy-duty kingpin section
  • 110½" rear door opening height
  • Bendix® TABS-6 ABS system
  • D.O.T. rated I.C.C. bumper
  • Composite plate rear doors
  • Ultra Road Shield™ Plus (URS+)
  • 100% soldered main harness
  • Weathertight hardwood floor system
  • Hendrickson® ULTRAA-K 40K air ride suspension & slider system

Available Options

  • Aluminum and steel side wall system
  • Clearance light packages
  • Composite floor systems
  • Heavy-duty aluminum floors
  • Tri-axle suspension systems
  • Approach plate reinforcing angle
  • Custom wearbands
  • Severe service kingpin section
  • Stainless steel I.C.C. bumper
  • Double deck solutions
  • Utility Aerodynamic Tail
  • EPA SmartWay® certification
  • Factory-installed decals
  • Roll up door installation
  • Side doors installation
  • Translucent roof skin
  • Anti-dock walk devices and dump valves
  • Air disc brakes
  • Skylights and dome lights
  • Tire inflation systems
  • Pintle hooks/doubles
  • Factory-installed lift gates


Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)
65,000 lb
Payload capacity
55,000 lb
Inside height
110½" at front and 111" at rear
Inside width
101" at wearband
Overall length
53' 0"
Overall height
13' 6" on 46½" height 5th wheel
Overall width
Deck type
Straight with ½" wedge
Front subframe
3½" deep box beam design; raised 1⅜"
Approach plate
8 ga. carbon steel full width
Kingpin location
36" from front
Kingpin plate
3 ga. high strength steel full width
Kingpin type
AAR hardness cruciform
Support legs
Jost® model A401 enhanced 50,000 lb capacity
Support leg location
105" from center line of kingpin to center line of support legs
Support leg shoe type
10" × 10" ultra low profile cushion foot
Support leg bracing
Bolt-on cross-bracing with 7 ga. 3¼" deep high strength steel channels
Support leg crank location
Roadside of support legs
Bottom rails
10⅝" deep heavy-duty extruded aluminum
Crossmembers front subframe to legs
23⁄16" steel hat-shaped crossmembers with continuous endplate
Crossmembers legs to rear subframe
4" steel 80,000 psi I-beam crossmembers with 4 rivet end clips on 12" center line
Crossmembers over rear subframe
4" steel I-beam crossmembers with 4 rivet end clips on 12" center line
Crossmembers over support legs
(5) 4" steel I-beam crossmembers with 4 rivet end clips on 12" center line over legs
Vertical and horizontal I.C.C. bumper
D.O.T. high strength steel vertical with non-slip 7" deep horizontal
Hendrickson air ride system with integral axles
Hendrickson® ULTRAA-K air ride/slider system with 49" axle spacing
Slider suspension location
70" rear and 166" forward for 96" of slider travel
Slider pin release mechanism
Hendrickson® Quik-Draw® air-operated slider repositioning system
Slack adjusters
Bendix® Versajust® automatic
Air actuation system
1 tank with spring brakes
Air brake chambers
Bendix® EnduraSure™ 3030
Air ride dump valve
Hendrickson® automatic
Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
Bendix® TABS-6 2S/1M
Axle spindle nuts
ConMet® included with Preset Plus®
Brake lining style
Hendrickson® HXS brake lining style
Hub piloted system with outboard drums
10 stud hub-piloted system with outboard cast drums with 16½" × 7" brakes included with ConMet Preset Plus®
Federal-Mogul “non-vented”
Oil seals
ConMet® included with Preset Plus®
Wheel bearing lubrication
Mobilube HD Plus 80W-90 oil
Wheel bearings
ConMet® included with Preset Plus®
Front panels
.040" aluminum, pre-painted white with Ultra Road Shield™ Plus (URS+)
Front wall posts
(4) 2" 14 ga. high strength 50 steel hat-shaped posts
Front corner post
.080" extruded aluminum 4¾" radius
Front top rail
Extruded aluminum wraparound
Gladhands and receptacle location
Gladhands and receptacle mounted on an aluminum extrusion offset to roadside
Side panels
Composite panel side wall design with injected polyurethane foam core; .040" aluminum exterior side wall panels, pre-painted white with Ultra Road Shield™ Plus (URS+)
Side posts
⅜" 14 ga. high strength galvanized hat-shaped 24" center line; (front and rear subframe 16" center line) with "A" slots on 8" vertical center line; posts on 12" center line at extreme front panel
Roof skin
.040" one-piece aluminum coil
Roof bows
11⁄16" anti-snag 18 ga. galvanized steel bows bonded to roof skin
Top rails
4½" deep heavy-duty extruded aluminum
Rear case & buckplate material
Satin finish stainless steel
Rear case corner posts & header
Satin finish stainless steel
Rear door hinge material
Non-polished aluminum
Rear door hinges
4 per door
Chain link and hook type door
Rear door lock rods
1 per door
Rear door panels
½" composite rear swing doors with pre-painted white galvanized steel panels with polyethylene core
Rear treadplate
.219" high × 27" deep high strength steel treadplate integral with rear buckplate
Floor type
1⅜" laminated hardwood floor with 20,000 lb front axle fork truck rating and with 3 screws per board per crossmember
Floor joint sealant
Caulking applied prior to assembly between each joint
Front wall lining
(2) .016" grade 80 galvanized (G40) steel panels pre-painted white with rolled edges 
Front wall wearband
14" high galvanized steel grade 80
Side wall lining
Snag-Free® pre-painted white galvanized steel “anti-snag”
Side wall lining closures
45° front corner diagonal lining closures
18 ga. 12" high corrugated steel surface mounted 
Rear door lining
Pre-painted white galvanized steel door panels with polyethylene core
Electrical receptacle
7-way without circuit breakers
Main harness
Utility moisture-resistant 6-wire harness with internal ground and 7-way plug
Clearance lights quantity
0-1-2-5 D.O.T. minimum clearance light package
Rear header clearance lights
Grote® Micronova® LED grommet-mounted
Upper clearance lights
Factory choice LED with 3" mounting hole at center line
Lower clearance lights
Grote® Micronova® LED PC-rated
Side mounted directional light
Grote® Supernova® LED combo on bracket below bottom rail (each side)
ABS warning light
Grote® Micronova® LED PC-rated
Stop, tail, turn lights
Grote® 4" LED (10-diode) lights, 2 per side with black snap-in flange
Conspicuity tape location
On bottom rails and at rear
Front panel finish
Pre-painted white with Ultra Road Shield™ Plus (URS+)
Front corner post finish
Natural aluminum
Front subframe assembly finish
Fully flooded inside with black rust preventative finish, top plate prime painted
Side panel finish
Pre-painted white with Ultra Road Shield™ Plus (URS+)
Rear case finish
Satin finish stainless steel
Rear subframe finish
Rust preventative coating
Vertical & horizontal I.C.C. bumper finish
Utility black enamel on horizontal bumper, black scharpf on vertical bumper
Bottom side rail finish
Natural aluminum
Top front & top side rail finish
Natural aluminum
Roof exterior finish
Natural aluminum
Floor undercoat
Pre-coated with black sealer on bottom of wood floor
Support leg finish
Rust preventative coating
Mudflap type
Black plastic anti-sail with Utility logo, mounted with steel reinforcing straps
Side mounted aerodynamic air deflectors
Advanced aerodynamic side skirt USS-120A-4
22.5" × 8.25" standard width wheels
Factory choice steel 10 hub piloted wheels
295/75R 22.5” Michelin X®-Line Energy-T2 14ply Load Range 'G'