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BharatBenz Medium Duty Trucks: Everything You Need to Know

Modified On Mar 22, 2022 04:59 PMBy Trucksdekho Editorial Team

With an extensive range of medium-duty portfolios between 10-19T GVW categories, the robust and reliable haulage trucks are tailor-made for Indian operating conditions. Planning to buy one? We get you all the details.

To take on the established players in the domestic market, BharatBenz offers some of the top-notch trucks in all the key categories that are equipped with modern technologies and offer competitive total cost-of-ownership. The trucks are designed and developed locally to suit the driving and operating cycle of Indian roads to help customers run an efficient fleet and earn a higher return on their investment.

To offer a medium-duty haulage truck to discerning, value-seeking customers, BharatBenz now builds an expansive MDT (medium-duty trucks) portfolio. Starting from the 10T GVW and going all the way to 19T GVW, covering key logistics, cargo and transport categories across important payload, applications and segments. Packed with the modern BS6 technology, strong and rugged aggregates along with the latest digital technologies make the BharatBenz truck highly aspirational, appealing promising superior overall performance and ownership experience.

So, if you’re in the midst of expanding your fleet with an addition of medium-duty/ Intermediate segment, then brand BharatBenz offers you some compelling value proposition trucks that truly give your business a distinct competitive advantage. No matter what applications you’re looking for, be it market load, e-commerce, auto parts, fruits and vegetables, open cargo body, tanker, tipper, container, reefer, etc, there is a BharatBenz MDT for you. Want to know more? We bring you the list and everything that you need to know to make the most informed decision. 

1015R and 1015R Plus

BharatBenz medium-duty trucks start from the 10T GVW category-here you’ve two variants to choose from- the 1015R and 1015R Plus. Both the trucks are identical to each other, sharing the same aggregates and features. The only difference is between minor payload and GVW. 

The trucks are packed with the proven 147hp engine, blending the power and torque for all your cargo delivery needs. Both the trucks are available in different wheelbase, cargo body, gradeability, turning radius options. You can select the best truck for your business needs with some customization that is also on offer. 

1215R and 1215RE

In the 12T GVW ICV category, BharatBenz 1215R and 1215RE are the strong contenders that are designed to offer your transport business/fleet flexibility, higher performance, lower maintenance along higher mileage. Everything that helps you save on your operational cost and earn higher profit. 

The performance of these trucks is ensured by the same 4D34i engine producing 147hp of power and 460 Nm of torque, a 6-speed manual gearbox for better mileage, the daytime cabin for ease of driving. On this truck, the cargo body lengths are 20ft, 22ft, and 24ft, with three wheelbase options of 4250, 4800 and 5050 mm.


In the light and medium-duty segment, an efficient, compact and productive tipper is a vehicle to help customers deploy on medium size construction or infrastructure projects. And if you're looking out for one in the 13T GVW category, then BharatBenz 1217C is where your search ends. 

This powerful tipper gives you 167hp of power and a whopping 520 Nm of torque, tuned with a 6-speed gearbox, to take on almost all types of needs. The tipping body is 6.5Cum box types to carry sizable material. The 8.25x20 inch tyre, smoother suspension and factory-fitted cabin make this tipper one of the high performing machines that you can get. 

1415R and 1415RE

The 14T GVW ICV trucks find application in the medium to long haul transportation needs on interstate routes. You get to choose between the 1415R and 1415RE trucks. Both the trucks are equipped with the proven and modern all-new 4D34i, 4-cylinder engine. The impressive 147hp of power and 460 Nm of torque help to take on all kinds of terrain.

The G85, 6-speeds mechanical gearbox with synchromesh gears is smooth to operate and help in enhancing mileage. The truck comes with a day cabin, and you could choose the cargo body options from different lengths starting from 14ft to 24ft.


BharatBenz 1617R is the top-end 16T GVW cargo truck for all your long-haul trips with sleeper cabins. The powerful 170hp engine which produces 520 Nm of torque ensures faster deliveries with superior overall performance. Choose between 20ft, 24ft and 31ft cargo load bodies in different configurations in three wheelbase options of 5100mm, 5900mm, and 6700mm. Here the fuel tank options are 200L and R20 tyre size, radial tyre. 


BharatBenz 1917R is a 18500 kg GVW truck that is another strong option in the higher even gross weight of the medium-duty cargo/haulage truck segment. This truck is ideal for long-haul trips which as the factory fitted sleeper type cabin is comfortable with high ergonomics for minimum driver fatigue and higher productivity. The cargo bodies are available between 21ft to 31ft, and the wheelbase options of 5100, 5900, 5900,6700 (mm).

BharatBenz's robust 10 model portfolio of medium-duty is appealing both in performance and looks. If the increasing population of these trucks on Indian roads is any indication, then the brand BharatBenz emerged as a choice of fleet owners, individual buyers and transport entrepreneurs. Apart from the high-quality trucks, BharatBenz also supports the customer across the length and breadth of India with extensive sales and service points at strategic locations to service and offers faster breakdown assistance. Its ProServe service, genuine parts and financial assistance through BharatBenz Financial ensure full 360-degree support to the customers.

To find ex-showroom, on road-price, key specifications, finance and EMI options go to the TrucksDekho product page of each model. You can also call the nearest BharatBenz dealer in your city or town. 

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