The Kenworth T170 is a straight truck in a 4X2 configuration with a gross vehicle weight rating of up to 19,500 lbs. With an ergonomically friendly dash, standard features include a PACCAR PX-6 engine rated at 200 hp, an 8000-lb. front axle and 11,500-lb. rear axle, hydraulic brakes, low-frame height chassis with 19.5-in. wheels and tires, power door locks, passenger-side electric windows, and the company's DayLite doors with a right-hand peeper window.