Allison Transmission Equips New Generation of the Agrale Marruá AM250 Utility Vehicle

The vehicles manufactured by Agrale in Caxias do Sul, Brazil are equipped with the Allison 1000 xFE™ transmission for improved durability and efficiency.

SAO PAULO, July, 2023 – Allison Transmission, a leading designer and manufacturer of conventional and electrified vehicle propulsion solutions and the world's largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for medium, heavy commercial and defense vehicles announced today that Agrale Marruá AM250 single and double cab 4x4 utility vehicles are now equipped with the Allison 1000 Series™ fully automatic transmission.

Capable of navigating a variety of terrains, the agile Agrale Marruá utility vehicle is used in several applications including network maintenance, mining, reforestation, sanitation, public security and firefighting. The Agrale Marruá AM250 is equipped with the Allison 1000 xFE™ transmission for improved durability and efficiency in off road operations as well as more traction and locomotion capacity in the roughest terrain. It is paired with the Cummins Euro VI four-cylinder, 3.8-liter engine with 170 horsepower (125 kilowatts) of power and 61.2 kilogram-force meters (600 newton-meters) of torque. The Agrale Marruá AM250 can carry 2,715 kilograms (chassis/cab) and has a total gross weight of 5,700 kilograms.

Designed for light commercial vehicles, the Allison 1000 Series has six speeds, including overdrive, plus advanced next generation electronic controls for more efficient operation and improved prognostics capability. Allison’s patented torque converter offers precise traction control and provides highly efficient driving while Allison’s patented Continuous Power Technology™ delivers smoother, seamless, full-power shifts and superior acceleration and startability.

“We are very pleased to be paired with the Euro VI-compliant Cummins engine in the highly regarded Agrale Marruá AM250 utility vehicle," said Gabriel Ruggiero, Regional Director of Operations for South America at Allison Transmission. "This is a utility vehicle prepared to face the most extreme and exhaustive off-road conditions, which require the proven mobility, reliability and durability of Allison transmissions."

Jul 17, 2023


Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN) is a leading designer and manufacturer of vehicle propulsion solutions for commercial and defense vehicles, the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions, and a leader in electrified propulsion systems that Improve the Way the World Works. Allison products are used in a wide variety of applications, including on-highway trucks (distribution, refuse, construction, fire and emergency), buses (school, transit and coach), motorhomes, off-highway vehicles and equipment (energy, mining and construction applications) and defense vehicles (tactical wheeled and tracked). Founded in 1915, the company is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. With a presence in more than 150 countries, Allison has regional headquarters in the Netherlands, China and Brazil, manufacturing facilities in the USA, Hungary and India, as well as global engineering resources, including electrification engineering centers in Indianapolis, Indiana, Auburn Hills, Michigan and London in the United Kingdom. Allison also has approximately 1,600 independent distributor and dealer locations worldwide. For more information, visit