MZKT-5501 is a tactical vehicle designed specifically for military needs. This Belarusian truck has good off-road mobility and is designed to transport troops and various military goods. Its payload is 5000 kg. This truck can tow trailers and artillery pieces with a maximum weight of 8000 kg. The vehicle is air-conditioned, which is a good indication that the truck was targeting customers with a warm climate.
The engine of this car is mated to a Chinese six-speed manual transmission, it is equipped with a central tire inflation system, and a 7-ton recovery winch.