Mahindra Blazo X49, 16-Tyre Rigid Truck- All You Need To Know
Published On Jan 04, 2021
The powerful and fuel-efficient Blazo X heavy-duty truck range has some of Industry’s best trucks. We deep dive into the 49T GVW, 16-tyre rigid truck that finds applications in some of the heavy, long-distance transport needs. Can it take on the well-established rivals?
Mahindra & Mahindra is the challenger brand in the heavy-duty truck segment in India that is dominated by both Tata Motors and Ashok Leyland. To take on the formidable rivals, the Blazo X range of trucks has come a long way by promising greater mileage and higher reliability to truck owners. The relentless focus on customer needs and addressing the pain points, Blazo X range of HCVs have penetrated some of the key categories.
To offer the confidence of a reliable truck and also assured support across the length & breadth of transport hubs, Mahindra has expanded its network across India. Thus, the assured fuel mileage and guaranteed service & breakdown support have helped Blazo to gain ground in the highly competitive HCV market. Like the rest of the truck makers, Mahindra has updated the Blazo X HCVs now with a refined, tested and efficient BS6 engine without any compromise on the higher mileage promise.
The Blazo X range of trucks has made a mark in the multi-axle heavy-duty segments in categories including the 28T, 35T, 42T and 49T gross weight. To make it easy for you, we take a look at the Blazo X 49 rigid truck that is ideal for massive applications such as tankers, bulkers, cement, market loads, steel, containers among others. Mahindra assures higher mileage, greater payload and more profit through the Blazo X 49, a complete package for an efficient fleet. A partner for your transport business to help scale new high by earning extra revenue and profits. So, what makes it special? Read to find out.
At the heart of this truck is the trusted powertrain comprising proven Mahindra m power 7.2-liter fuel smart engine that produces massive 276hp of power at 1050 Nm of torque. To offer you effortless driving and unmatched mileage the engine is tuned to a 9-speed Eaton gearbox blending the performance and efficiency of the truck.
The fuelsmart technology developed by Mahindra offers a unique advantage to the truck owners by maximizing truck productivity. The engine gets three driving modes suitable for different driving conditions to leverage the power & mileage appropriately along with optimum fuel-saving, one of the critical cost elements of truck owners. Any fuel-efficiency gains are directly linked to the bottom-line of the business, and Blazo X49 scores rather high on this key parameter.
The next vital aspect for any truck is the quality of overall aggregates. The Blazo X 49 wouldn't let you down here either. The has got highly-quality, rigorously tested aggregates that last a lot longer, and design such a way that you spend a minimum on the running & maintenance cost. The aggregate comprises of chassis frame that is strong and comes in cross section type of 285 X 70 X 8.5mm size with reinforcement.
To allow the easier carrying of heavy cargo the suspensions are of high quality and durable with a parabolic leaf spring with shock absorber at the front and bell crank type at the rear. The clutch is 395 mm diaphragm with clutch wear indicator in organic type. The rear axle is a solo banjo type in single reduction. Likewise, the steering is hydraulic power assist in tilt & telescopic type aimed at comfortable driving mostly during long trips.
Comfortable & Safe Cabin
Blazo X 49 not only gets a modern and efficient powertrain but also comes with a cabin that makes driving comfortable, offers a superior in-cabin experience and equally important-higher safety-both to the driver and the truck. Like the rest of the Blazo X range, the Blazo X 49 has an option of a factory-fitted cabin that is some of the best features. Taking into account this truck largely deployed for long-haul trips, the Blazo X49 gets the signature single sleeper cab with AC as an option. The steering is hydraulic power assist and tilt & telescopic type for the smooth driving experience.
What's more? Well, you get inside the caibn and a car like driver information system greets you, that offers all the key information about the truck and trip at all times including RPM, temperature, speed and fuel levels, etc. The driver seat is 3-way adjustable and the cabin ambience is highly cosy, all this is offered with one of the safest cabins in the industry.
What set the Blazo X 49 apart from its key rivals is not just the performance but also the contemporary design and appealing look. Apart from the attractive design of Blazo trucks, the front facia has a wider grill that allows ample air to cool the radiator all the time. Similarly, the composite headlamps look elegant that offer focal length and visibility during night driving, furthermore, their fiber remains intact and damage-free even on tougher road conditions. What also adds to the overall look of the truck is a sizable HDPE diesel tank that can take nearly 415L of fuel. The truck also gets a reliable and higher capacity battery too.
The Blazo X49 with all its key USPs and elements is a performance powerhouse. The truck comes in 6770 mm of wheelbase that offers 25.10% of gradeability to help you climb steep terrain rather easily. The truck runs on regulated top-speed of 80 km speed on highways even when you load the truck with a full cargo. The ground clearance is 264mm and two body sizes of 8839 mm and 9448 mm.
To further enhance the performance of Blazo X49, Mahindra makes sure you can track the truck from the comfort of your office or home through the iMAXX telematics technology making sure that the truck is optimally used and running at its best-operating conditions. This help is guiding the driver in order to improve driving habits and also stay most productive.
So, the in-depth review of Blazo X49 reveals that Mahindra has ensured that you get not only a modern truck but a promise to accelerate your business. Blazo X49 combines performance, feature and productivity taking on the rivals in their own territory. The Blazo X49 price start from ₹ 43.25 Lakh(ex-showroom, New Delhi. Can you buy one? Before you make a final decision, check this truck out in real life by visiting the Mahindra dealership to explore this truck and get the on-road price in your city.