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Century 5230 Heavy Duty Wrecker

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Boom Structural Rating (S.A.E.)

30 TON

Underlift Tow Rating:

35,000 lbs.

Winch Rating & Wire Rope:

25,000 lbs.

Century 5230 Heavy Duty Wrecker

Setting the Standard in Heavy-Duty Towing & Recovery

The 5230 is Century’s best selling integrated towing and recovery unit for the tower who has weight savings in mind. With 128” of underlift reach, the 5230 has the ability to tow most vehicles without going to larger and heavier towing units. The 5230 also provides a 30-ton recovery boom with 25,000 lb winches for your recovery and lifting applications.

Is the Century 5230 the tandem-axle version of the Century 5130?2020-09-04T17:32:50-04:00

No, the Century 5230 is not a tandem axle Century 5130. The Century 5230 only comes in at least a tandem axle configuration, and has a 30 ton rated recovery boom versus 25 ton in the Century 5130. The Century 5230 has a 25,000 lb. winch rating while the Century 5130 has a 20,000 lb. winch rating.



  • Dual Control Stations
  • Pressure Gauges & Hour Meter
  • Hydraulic Pump
  • Diagonal Hydraulic Rear Spades w/Flipper Feet
  • Safety Chains in Rear Pockets with Roller
  • Quick Connect Air Supply & Electric Hook Ups
  • MVEC Power Distribution System & Switch Panel
  • MMO Interface (7035/9055 only)
  • Tailboard D-Rings
  • Low Pull “D” Ring Kit
  • Flipper Feet Grater Blades
  • “D” Rings (Tailboard Mount, STD on 7035 & 9055)
  • LowRider Underlift (7035 & 9055)
  • Upgrade to 7035 Underlift (5230)


  • Power Elevation & Power Extension
  • 360° Sheave Heads
  • Cable Tie Backs
  • Cable Tensioners
  • Winch Air Free Spool
  • Dual 2-Speed Planetary Winches (N/A for 4024)


  • Power Tilt & Power Extension
  • Hydraulic Fold
  • 3-Stage Design
  • Low Profile 70° Pivoting Heavy Duty Fabricated Cross Bar
  • 8 FXN Wireless Remote Control w/Charging/Docking Station
  • Low Profile Fork Holders
  • Pivoting Spring Lift Adaptors
  • Chain Hook End Caps
  • 14 FXN Wireless Remote with Charging/Docking Station (7035/9055 only) (8 FXN on 4024/5130/5230)
  • 9 Sets of Cast Steel Forks:
    3” Short, 3” Medium, 3” Tall
    4.5″ Short, 4.5” Medium, 4.5” Tall
    Grab Axle Fork,  6” Short Offset,
    6″ Medium Rear Axle Fork


  • 96” Wide Aluminum Modular Body
  • Rubber Mounting Isolators
  • LED Body Lighting
  • LED Tool Compartment Lighting
  • Chrome Double Action Latches with Keyless Lock and Unlock
  • Gas Door Shocks
  • Adjustable Shelves
  • Lift Fork Storage
  • Chain Storage
  • Tailboard Fork & Chain Storage
  • Aluminum Tread-Plate Walkway
  • Mud Flaps


  • Air Shift PTO
  • Tailgate Underlift Controls
  • Additional Body Lengths
  • Crossover Tunnel Box
  • PolyBilt Body Option
  • MMO Interface (STD 7035/9055)
  • LED Body Strip Lamps
  • Body Lighting Strobe Kit
  • Stainless Dress-Up Kits
  • Aluminum Tubular Light Pylon
  • 3 and 7 Drawer Tool Boxes
  • Offset Fork Holder Extensions
  • Fork Riser Brackets
  • Chain Hook Slide Adapter
  • Pintle Hook Attachment
  • 5th Wheel Plate
  • King Pin Attachment
  • Trailer Ball Adapter
  • Heavy Duty Tire Lift (13K)
  • XHD Tire Lift (25K) (7035/9055)
  • Tire Lift Storage Brackets
  • Chain Washdown Compartment
  • Additional Lift Forks
  • Ground Penetrating Plate
  • Backlit Controls
  • Chain Package
  • Endless Loop Sling Package
  • Spreader Bars
  • Screw Pin Shackle Package
  • Snatch Blocks
  • Snatch Block Storage Bar or Rack
  • Light Bar
  • LED Work & Hook-Up Lighting
  • LED Swivel Work Lights
  • Coach LowRider Underlift (7035/9055)
  • PTO Override
  • Wireless Wide Load Light Bar
  • Dual Rear Camera & Monitor
  • Hydraulic Extendable Rear Outriggers
  • 24”, 30”, 36”, or 48” Saddle Tunnel Box
  • Shelf Kit for 30”, 36” & 48” Tunnel Boxes
  • 9055-B (2-Stage Boom, 35K Winches, MMO Delete)


Boom Structural Rating (S.A.E.)Retracted 30°30 Ton
Boom Structural Rating (S.A.E.)Extended 30°16,000 lbs.
Boom Angle39°
Maximum Hook Height219”
Hydraulic Boom Extension120”
Winch Rating & Wire Rope
Winch Capacity25,000 lbs.
Winch TypeDual Planetary Winch
Cable Specifications5/8″ x 200’ I.W.R.C.
Extended Underlift16,000 lbs. @ 128”
Retracted Underlift35,000 lbs. @ 54”
Tilt Arc20°
Tow Rating80,000 lbs.
Recommended Minimum* Chassis Specifications
Front Axle13,200 lbs.
Rear Axle40,000 lbs.
Clear C.A. / C.B.156” C.B.
After Frame from Center of Rear Axle40”
R.B.M.2,250,000 in/lbs.

*All recommendation are minimums, heavier specifications may be required depending on chassis and equipment weight. Consult our sales staff for additional information and to pick the perfect chassis for this truck.

Important: All ratings are based on structural factors only, not vehicle capacities or capabilities. Specifications shown are approximations and may vary depending on chassis selected. Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc. or Bressler’s, Inc. reserves the right to change or modify product and/or specifications without notice or obligation. Some equipment shown is optional.

*MSRP listed is Miller Industries’ Suggested Retail Price for the body/equipment only. Amount shown does not include discounted sale price, chassis, installation, options, accessories, paint, freight, delivery, federal and local tax, state safety and emissions inspection, etc. All prices are subject to change without prior notice. For accurate quote on this or any equipment, please contact our sales department.

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