Unimog 411

The Unimog Series 411 is a range of medium-duty trucks produced by Mercedes-Benz from 1956 to 1974. The Series 411 was the successor to the Unimog 404, and was available in both two- and four-wheel drive versions. The Unimog 411 was designed primarily for agricultural and forestry use, and was also used by various military organizations.


  • Production dates: 1956-1974
  • Number of units manufactured: approximately 40,000
  • Engine performance: 25-45 horsepower
  • Dimensions: 4.1m (length) x 2.25m (width) x 2.35m (height)
  • Wheelbase: 2.35m (2-door cab) or 2.65m (4-door cab)
  • Models: U411, U421, U431, U435, U437

Competitive advantages

The Unimog Series 411 was known for its versatility and ruggedness, making it well-suited for a variety of tasks. Its high ground clearance and ability to climb steep grades allowed it to operate in difficult terrain, while its compact size made it maneuverable in tight spaces. The Unimog’s ability to operate with a wide range of implements, such as plows, cultivators, and mowers, made it a popular choice for farmers and foresters.

Improvements from previous models

The Unimog Series 411 represented a significant improvement over its predecessor, the Unimog 404. The Series 411 featured a more powerful engine, improved steering, and a more comfortable cab. It also introduced the option of a four-door cab, which increased passenger capacity and made it more practical for use as a troop carrier.

Usage and countries sold

The Unimog Series 411 was used primarily in agricultural and forestry applications, but was also utilized by military organizations in various countries. The Unimog was sold in many countries worldwide, including Germany, France, the United States, and Australia.