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The Peterbilt 579 is a truck in American Truck Simulator manufactured by the American truck manufacturer Peterbilt.

Together with the Kenworth T680, it was one of the only two trucks available when the game was first released.

Upgrades[]

Cabin[]

Name Price Compatible Unlock Level Picture
Duty Cabin $16,600 Short Chassis 0
Peterbilt 579 Duty Cabin.png
Stand Up Sleeper $32,590 Long Chassis 10
Peterbilt 579 Stand Up Sleeper.png
Hi Rise Sleeper $34,800 Long Chassis 20
Peterbilt 579 Hi Rise Sleeper.png

Chassis[]

Name Price Compatible Unlock Level Picture
Short 4x2 150gal $17,200 Duty Cabin 0
Peterbilt 579 Chassis Short 4x2 150gal.png
Short 4x2 200gal $18,900 Duty Cabin 0
Peterbilt 579 Chassis Short 4x2 200gal.png
Short 6x2 150gal $19,100 Duty Cabin 0
Peterbilt 579 Chassis Short.png
Short 6x2 Midlift 150gal $20,200 Duty Cabin 2
Peterbilt 579 Chassis Short Midlift.png
Short 6x4 150gal $21,300 Duty Cabin 3
Peterbilt 579 Chassis Short.png
Short 6x2 200gal $21,350 Duty Cabin 5
Peterbilt 579 Chassis Short.png
Short 6x2 Midlift 200gal $22,450 Duty Cabin 7
Peterbilt 579 Chassis Short Midlift.png
Short 6x4 200gal $23,550 Duty Cabin 8
Peterbilt 579 Chassis Short.png
Long 6x2 220gal $23,600 Stand Up Sleeper, Hi Rise Sleeper 10
Peterbilt 579 Chassis Long.png
Long 6x2 Midlift 220gal $24,900 Stand Up Sleeper, Hi Rise Sleeper 12
Peterbilt 579 Chassis Long Midlift.png
Long 6x4 220gal $26,200 Stand Up Sleeper, Hi Rise Sleeper 13
Peterbilt 579 Chassis Long.png
Long 6x2 300gal $26,550 Stand Up Sleeper, Hi Rise Sleeper 15
Peterbilt 579 Chassis Long.png
Long 6x2 Midlift 300gal $27,750 Stand Up Sleeper, Hi Rise Sleeper 17
Peterbilt 579 Chassis Long Midlift.png
Long 6x4 300gal $28,950 Stand Up Sleeper, Hi Rise Sleeper 18
Peterbilt 579 Chassis Long.png

Engine[]

Name Price Unlock Level Info
Cummins ISX12 370 $37,650 0 370 hp (276kW)
1,350 lb-ft (1830Nm) at
1,200 rpm
Paccar MX-13 405 $39,410 2 405 hp (302kW)
1,450 lb-ft (1966Nm) at
900 rpm
Cummins ISX12 425 $41,170 4 425 hp (317kW)
1,650 lb-ft (2237Nm) at
1,200 rpm
Paccar MX-13 430 $41,170 4 430 hp (321kW)
1,550 lb-ft (2102Nm) at
900 rpm
Cummins ISX15 450 $42,930 6 450 hp (336kW)
1,650 lb-ft (2237Nm) at
1,200 rpm
Paccar MX-13 455 $42,930 6 455 hp (340kW)
1,650 lb-ft (2237Nm) at
900 rpm
Cummins ISX15 500 $44,690 8 500 hp (373kW)
1,650 lb-ft (2237Nm) at
1,200 rpm
Paccar MX-13 510 $48,210 12 510 hp (380kW)
1,850 lb-ft (2508Nm) at
1,000 rpm
Cummins ISX15 550 $49,970 14 550 hp (410kW)
1,850 lb-ft (2508Nm) at
1,200 rpm
Cummins ISX15 600 $51,730 16 600 hp (447kW)
2,050 lb-ft (2779Nm) at
1,200 rpm

Transmission[]

Name Price Unlock Level Info
Eaton FM-15E310B-LAS $8,750 0 10 speeds
Ratios 15.42-1.00
Differential 2.85
Eaton FO-20E313A-MHP $9,510 4 13 speeds
Ratios 12.29-0.73
Differential 3.55
Eaton FM-15E310B-LAS R $10,220 2 10 speeds, retarder
Ratios 15.42-1.00
Differential 2.85
Eaton FO-20E318B-VXP $11,120 9 18 speeds
Ratios 14.40-0.73
Differential 3.25
Allison 4500 RDS $12,430 14 6 speeds
Ratios 4.70-0.67
Differential 3.42
Torque 2.42x
Eaton FO-20E313A-MHP R $12,830 6 13 speeds, retarder
Ratios 12.29-0.73
Differential 3.55
Allison 4700 RDS $13,230 16 7 speeds
Ratios 7.63-0.64
Differential 3.55
Torque 2.42x
Eaton FO-22E318B-VXP R $14,250 12 18 speeds, retarder
Ratios 14.40-0.73
Differential 3.25
Allison TC10 $14,560 18 10 speeds
Ratios 7.40-0.86
Differential 2.64
Torque 1.84x
Allison 4500 RDS R $15,770 18 6 speeds, retarder
Ratios 4.70-0.67
Differential 3.42
Torque 2.42x
Allison 4700 RDS R $16,470 20 7 speeds, retarder
Ratios 7.63-0.64
Differential 3.55
Torque 2.42x

Interior[]

Name Price Unlock Level Picture
Prestige Interior $15,180 0
Peterbilt 579 Prestige Interior.png
Platinum Interior $22,960 10
Peterbilt 579 Platinum Interior.png

Accessories[]

Bug Deflector[]

Name Price Unlock Level Picture
Metal Deflector $200 4
Peterbilt 579 Metal Deflector.png
Metal Deflector Sharp $250 8
Peterbilt 579 Metal Deflector Sharp.png

Bull Bar[]

Name Price Unlock Level Picture
Bull Bar Simple $3,310 5
Peterbilt 579 Bull Bar Simple.png
Bull Bar $3,550 7
Peterbilt 579 Bull Bar.png
Bull Bar Extra Large $4,080 9
Peterbilt 579 Bull Bar Extra Large.png
Bull Bar Fencing $4,620 11
Peterbilt 579 Bull Bar Fencing.png

Bumper[]

Name Price Unlock Level Picture
Bumper Duty $820 0
Peterbilt 579 Bumper Duty.png
Bumper Standard $1,750 4
Peterbilt 579 Bumper Standard.png
Bumper Chrome $2,030 7
Peterbilt 579 Bumper Chrome.png
Bumper Chrome Large $2,540 13
Peterbilt 579 Bumper Chrome Large.png
Bumper Chrome Large Flares $3,210 17
Peterbilt 579 Bumper Chrome Large Flares.png

Cab Panels[]

Name Price Unlock Level Picture
Round Side Flares $250 7
Peterbilt 579 Round Side Flares.png
Oval Side Flares $400 12
Peterbilt 579 Oval Side Flares.png

Cabin Lights[]

Note: Cabin lights are only available for the Duty Cabin.

Name Price
Light Adapter $50
Lumen Mark I $80
Lumen Mark II $140
Lumen Chrome $270

Cup Holder Sets[]

Name Price Unlock Level Picture
Cup Holder (closed) $1 0
Peterbilt 579 Cup Holder (Closed).png
Cup Holder (open) $1 0
Peterbilt 579 Cup Holder (Open).png
Cup Holder (left open) $1 0
Peterbilt 579 Cup Holder (Left Open).png
Cup Holder (right open) $1 0
Peterbilt 579 Cup Holder (Right Open).png

Door Handles[]

Name Price Unlock Level Picture
Door Handle Standard $150 0
Peterbilt 579 Door Handle Standard.png
Door Handle Trim $210 2
Peterbilt 579 Door Handle Trim.png
Door Handle Chrome $520 9
Peterbilt 579 Door Handle Chrome.png

Exhaust[]

Name Price Unlock Level Picture
Caliber $3,760 0
Peterbilt 579 Caliber.png
Double Caliber $6,840 8
Peterbilt 579 Double Caliber.png
SCR Eco $11,540 16
Peterbilt 579 SCR Eco.png

Front Mirrors[]

Name Price Unlock Level Picture
Left Classic Hood Mirror $280 3
Peterbilt 579 Left Hood Mirror 1.png
Left Standard Hood Mirror $320 8
Peterbilt 579 Left Hood Mirror 2.png
Right Classic Hood Mirror $280 3
Peterbilt 579 Right Hood Mirror 1.png
Right Standard Hood Mirror $320 8
Peterbilt 579 Right Hood Mirror 2.png

Horns[]

Note: Horns are only available for the Duty Cabin.

Name Price
Horn Adapter $50
Roar $340
Roar WS $380
Big Roar $570
Super Roar $990

Main Mirrors[]

Name Price Unlock Level Picture
Mirrors Duty $250 0
Peterbilt 579 Mirrors Duty.png
Mirrors Standard $370 3
Peterbilt 579 Mirrors Standard.png
Mirrors Exclusive $440 7
Peterbilt 579 Mirrors Exclusive.png

Side Mirror[]

Name Price Unlock Level Picture
Passenger Side Mirror $185 5
Peterbilt 579 Passenger Side Mirror.png

Sideskirts[]

Name Price Unlock Level Picture
Standard Plastic Sideskirts $3,640 0
Peterbilt 579 Standard Plastic Sideskirts.png
Standard Sideskirts $4,860 4
Peterbilt 579 Standard Sideskirts.png
Exclusive Plastic Sideskirts $4,920 8
Peterbilt 579 Exclusive Plastic Sideskirts.png
Exclusive Sideskirts $5,180 11
Peterbilt 579 Exclusive Sideskirts.png

Steering Wheel[]

Name Price Unlock Level Picture
Peterbilt Prestige Steering Wheel $165 0
Peterbilt 579 Prestige Steering Wheel.png
Peterbilt Platinum Steering Wheel $360 10
Peterbilt 579 Platinum Steering Wheel.png

Sun Visor[]

Name Price Unlock Level Picture
Standard Sunshield $480 4
Peterbilt 579 Standard Sunshield.png
Exclusive Sunshield $620 9
Peterbilt 579 Exclusive Sunshield.png
Exclusive Chrome Sunshield $920 13
Peterbilt 579 Exclusive Chrome Sunshield.png
Chrome Sun Visor Lux $1,230 16
Peterbilt 579 Chrome Sun Visor Lux.png
Chrome Sun Visor Sharp $1,230 16
Peterbilt 579 Chrome Sun Visor Sharp.png

See also[]

Trucks
Euro Truck Simulator
(Overview, Dealers)
Majestic Actros - Runner Magnum - Swift R - Valiant FH16
Euro Truck Simulator 2
(Overview, Dealers)
DAF: XF 105, XF Euro 6, 2021 - Iveco: Stralis, Stralis Hi-Way - MAN: TGX, TGX Euro 6 - Mercedes-Benz: Actros, New Actros - Renault: Magnum, Premium, T - Scania: R 2009, Streamline, R, S - Volvo: FH16 2009, FH16 2012
Upcoming: MAN: New TGX
American Truck Simulator
(Overview, Dealers)
Freightliner Trucks: Cascadia - International Trucks: LoneStar, LT, 9900i - Kenworth: T680, W900 - Mack Trucks: Anthem - Peterbilt: 389, 579 - Volvo: VNL - Western Star Trucks: 49X
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