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

It was, together with the Kenworth T680, the only truck 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 ?
Peterbilt 579 Bull Bar Simple.png
Bull Bar $3,550 ?
Peterbilt 579 Bull Bar.png
Bull Bar Extra Large $4,080 ?
Peterbilt 579 Bull Bar Extra Large.png
Bull Bar Fencing $4,620 ?
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 ?
Peterbilt 579 Cup Holder (Open).png
Cup Holder (left open) $1 ?
Peterbilt 579 Cup Holder (Left Open).png
Cup Holder (right open) $1 ?
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 ?
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, XG - 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
American Truck Simulator
(Overview, Dealers)
Freightliner Trucks: Cascadia - International Trucks: LoneStar, LT - Kenworth: T680, W900 - Mack Trucks: Anthem - Peterbilt: 389, 579 - Volvo: VNL - Western Star Trucks: 49X
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