Used Peterbilt 389 & 388 For Sale

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Why buy your Peterbilt 389 or 388 from Charter?

  • Know everything about your truck before buying
  • Every truck comes with a third party inspector’s rigorous report
  • We deliver your Peterbilt 389/388 to any location in the continental US
  • Can’t see your truck in person? We provide complete virtual truck tours
  • Easy financing through our lending partners
  • Keep buying risk to a minimum when you know everything about our trucks
When you choose Charter, you’re getting an experienced team who wants you to be 100% confident that you’re making the right purchase.

Customers say it better than we can

  • “My experience with Charter Truck sales was excellent.  My salesman Steve Young was very accommodating, as well as making sure the truck met my needs. They even went as far as to hold the truck for a day until I could fly out to look at it.”
    – Jeremy
  • “Want to thank you guys again, the crew is happy with the truck, in fact they are already asking for another one. You will be the first to get the call.”
    – Billy Q
  • “Want to thank you guys again, the crew is happy with the truck, in fact they are already asking for another one. You will be the first to get the call.”
    – Charlie

Used Peterbilt 388 For Sale

Buy online or visit our location in California to find a used Peterbilt 388 that’s ready to go to work!

A 388 is very similar to a Peterbilt 389, which we also often have in our inventory. Local buyers can test drive trucks, load them, and take them for an additional inspection beyond the third party report that we provide.

Peterbilt 389 For Sale
in California

Virtually the same truck as the 388, the Peterbilt 389 is a mainstay in the long haul world. If you’re looking for a 389 that you can depend on, look no further than Charter! Our trucks are fully inspected, so you know everything before you buy.

Browse our online inventory to see the 389s we have in stock!

Everything You Need To Know About the Peterbilt 389 and 388

The Peterbilt 388 and 389 are difficult to differentiate from each other. Why? Because they are basically the same truck from the cab to the back of the truck. The only difference is the length of the hood.

The Peterbilt Model 389 has been the flagship for Peterbilt since it replaced the Peterbilt Model 379 in 2007. The Pete 389, with its classic styling and advanced technology, appeals to young drivers as well as seasoned veterans.

There is no mistaking a Model 389 when it is cruising down the highway. With the availability of high horsepower and choices in transmissions as well as suspensions, the Peterbilt 389 can be custom built to meet the needs of clients.

Why we like the Peterbilt 389 and 388

  • Excellent resale value
  • Easily customizable
  • Last of the hucked cabs
  • Classic styling
  • Heavy duty
  • Fenders easy to replace
  • High build quality
  • Great driver comfort

Why do drivers love Peterbilt 389 and 388 trucks

Because the drivers of Peterbilt 389 trucks take pride in the appearance and maintenance of their vehicles, they hold their value in the pre-owned marketplace. With the ability to customize the specifications, these trucks offer hard-to-find options for the pre-owned buyer, making them extremely sought after.

Who The Peterbilt 388/389 is best for

Long Haul
The Peterbilt Model 389 is not for beginners. These are heavy spec’d trucks that are driven by professionals. Comfortable and built to take on mountain passes and varied terrain, the Peterbilt 389 thrives on the open highway. With that said, the Pete 389 is also at home on a construction site pulling a 70-ton trailer. The bottom line? The Peterbilt 389 is best suited for heavy lifting.

Alert me when a used Peterbilt 388 or 389 that meets my specs arrives:

Peterbilt 389/388 Key Specifications

Peterbilt 389 Powertrain

  • Paccar MX, MX-13 – Up to 510 Horsepower
  • Cummins ISX – Up to 600 Horsepower

Peterbilt 389 Transmission

  • Eaton
  • Allison
  • TTC / Spicer


  • Low Roof W/Platinum Interior
  • Low Roof W/Prestige Interior
  • UltraCab W/Platinum Interior
  • UltraCab W/Platinum Level Trim
  • UltraCab W/Prestige Interior
  • UltraCab W/Prestige Level Trim

Rear Suspensions

  • Peterbilt Air Leaf
  • Peterbilt FLEX Air
  • Peterbilt Low Air Leaf
  • Peterbilt Low Low Air Leaf
  • Peterbilt Air Trac
  • Peterbilt QuadraFlex
  • Reyco 79KB
  • Reyco 102AR
  • Reyco Multi-Leaf
  • Hendrickson RT
  • Hendrickson Haulmaxx
  • Hendrickson HN 522
  • Chalmers 854
  • Neway AD 378


  • Steel 10-5/8″ / 10-3/4″ / 11-5/8″


  • Vertical/Single/Dual

Browse our selection of used Peterbilt 388 & 389 trucks

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