Mahindra Bolero Maxitruck plus CNG: Features explained
Published On May 26, 2020
This environment-friendly variant of the popular Bolero Pick-up ideal for urban cargo applications. Equipped with a slew of productivity, convenience and safety features for profitable last-mile transport business.
The Bolero Pick-up continues to attract the customers at the last-mile cargo and logistics sector and remains the highest-selling product in the overall small commercial vehicle (SCV) segment in India. Among the several attributes to the success of this vehicle is its versatility. Mahindra & Mahindra, over the year, has expanded this platform to appeal to a larger customer segment by introducing several variants, essentially increasing the addressable market for this truck.
Consequently the Bolero Maxitruck Plus CNG is the best-in-class pick-up that is identified with the same DNA of its predecessor even in the new emission norms. This CNG variant carries forward the legendary toughness of its predecessor and has all the elements of Bolero pick-up including an impressive performance with strong aggregates. The 8 ft. long cargo-box ensures the customer earn more on every trip carrying extra load.
The easy to drive and low turning radius helps it get in and out of the narrowest of lanes effortlessly. The Maxitruck plus CNG variant is targeted at customers in the urban areas, thus the pickup, power, and ease of driving are the key characteristic of this truck.
The Bolero Maxitruck Plus CNG comes with the promise of higher profit to the customers, and to make this happens, it carries a higher payload of 1150 kg with an 8 ft long cargo body. This is further complemented by a powerful 67 HP of BS6 engine and topnotch torque of 178Nm for faster delivery of goods.
The suspensions are rugged and rigid leaf spring for any challenging terrain. Equally vital are the 15-inch bigger tyres for better grip and higher ground clearance. Like any other variant of Bolero Pick-up, the CNG variant gets the strong body and chassis that help trim the wear and tear and thus longer durability is guaranteed. Taking into account the city applications, managing the traffic, congestion and narrow city lanes, this truck gets a turning radius of 5.5m for effortless maneuvering.
The buyers and users of this truck are the small transporters or entrepreneurs who earn their livelihood through this truck. Therefore, the performance is extremely critical for the truck owner. He wants to earn more profit ever single trip, spend less on maintenance and able to carry maximum cargo load-both heavy and voluminous cargo, and this is catered by a large cargo box of 40.6 sq. ft. (3.7 sq. m) to carry more load per trip, with a payload of 1150 kg for carrying heavy loads effortlessly.
One of the major customers in this category is owner-driver, for these customers the vehicle and driver safety is paramount. This is attributed to the fact that the customer has a lot of exposure and the awareness around safety has increased many folds in recent years. Mahindra has tried to address this concern in the CNG variant with its signature front-nose design for enhanced safety and other key equipment.
Blending convenience and modern design
The Bolero Maxitruck Plus CNG is not only a performance vehicle, but also comes with modern design and convenience, and this has created a huge cult following among the masses.
Some of the design and contemporary cues are the stylish wrap-around headlamps, bold front grille, and body-colored bumpers. Now to make the driving this vehicle a pleasure and avoid the fatigue it comes with power steering and highly comfortable seats. Not only this but Mahindra has provided this truck with an impressive dashboard with matching interior-trim, this is complemented with practicality like water bottle holder, document holder and fire extinguisher for any emergency.
For peace of mind and hassle-free ownership experience, Mahindra offers the Maxitruck plus CNG with 3 years or one lakh km, whichever is earlier in warranty, and ensure the vehicle is serviced across its wide service network both in urban and rural India. Besides this, one advantage a customer has with any Bolero Pick-up is the higher resale value, if he decides to upgrade or get a new vehicle.
Undoubtedly, like its other siblings, the Maxitruck Plus CNG comes with the commitment of performance, convenience and style.