Mahindra Furio variants explained
Published On Jun 10, 2020
Mahindra entered the fast-growing intermediate commercial vehicle segment of the truck industry in early 2019 with a brand new Furio range. We bring you all the variants on sales of this modern ICV truck. Is it worth to buy? Check-out.
The Indian intermediate commercial vehicle segment between the 10-16T GVW range is important for the truck makers. The emergence of e-commerce and demand for efficient trucks to deliver relatively smaller cargo at faster face has bolstered the ICVs. These trucks do the duties on the inter-city routes with almost all kinds of applications. Over the last several years, the ICV segment has been consistently clocking higher volumes.
This had led the truck makers sharp focus on this vital segment; every Indian OEM caters to this segment historically with a range of products. Yet, considering the sustained growth ICVs become a priority segment for all of them. Tata Motors, Ashok Leyland, VE Commercial Vehicle, and BharatBenz have a wide range of products in the ICV portfolio.
Mahindra & Mahindra, the challenger brand in the medium and heavy commercial vehicle segment, was completely missing from this segment. This is until last year when the home-grown automaker introduced the all-new ICV range Furio and, in the process, become the full-range truck maker in India.
The Furio is a new platform developed ground-up to take on the competition, Mahindra's R&D team has worked with the customers and the stakeholder to bring the most relevant ICV trucks to market. The firm has been quite successful with what it has achieved in Furio. They have struck a right chord among the truck buyers within a short span of 6-8 months, clearly emerging as the right fit in the market.
The key characteristics of these trucks are superior mileage, higher payload capacities for earning more profit to the customers—the modern cabin with comfort, safety, and the driver's convenience for higher productivity. Also, 5 lakh or five years transferable warranty or free AMC- with maintenance warranty, among other things for peace of mind and smooth ownership experience, besides Mahindra, is promising to get the customer confidence in Furio.
They key aggregates include Mahindra's mDI engine, fuelsmart technology, superior transmission, suspension, clutch, brakes, and high strength, low alloy material I section, and tubular type chassis along with banjo rear axle for higher fuel efficiency.
M&M has six variants of Furio ICVs from 11T GVW to 17T GVW in the new BS6 engine with EGR and SCR Technology with different wheelbases, body sizes, etc.
Let's get to it.
This 11280 kg GVW Furio gets the 103 kW of power at 2400 rpm and 525 Nm of torque at 1250-1800 rpm. It is available in high side deck with body and chassis configuration. The wheelbase is 4000 mm, 4950 mm, and the internal load body size is length X width X height - 5334 mm X 2135 mm X 1745 mm, respectively. This Furio variant is also available in a 6711 mm length option.
This 11990 kg GVW Furio gets the same engine as that of Furio 11, and powertrain remains the same. The Furio 12 is available in high side deck with body and chassis configuration. The wheelbase is slightly higher of 4500 mm, 5100 mm, and 5450 mm. The internal load body size is also higher, i.e., the length, width, and height is 5796 mm X 2135 mm X 1900 mm, respectively. The Furio 12 variant is also available in 6100 mm, 6711 mm, 7320 mm long, and 2288 mm width option.
This 14050 kg GVW variant is suitable for a variety of applications such as market load, parcel, logistics, e-commerce, and container reefer. The wheelbase is 4500 mm, 5100 mm, and 5450 mm. The internal load body size is also higher, i.e., the length, width and height are 5796 mm X 2135 mm X 1900 mm. The Furio 14 variant is also available in 6100 mm, 6711 mm and 7320 mm length, and 2288 mm width option.
This is 13100 kg GVW is a high deck variant, and the wheelbase of this ICV is 4100 mm and 3450 mm. The internal load body size in high side deck in length, width, and height is 5185 mm X 2135 mm X 1900 mm, respectively, it is also available in 4270 mm length option. The downside deck length X width X height - 5185 mm X 2135 mm X 600 mm, respectively, it is also available in 4270 mm length option.
This 16140 kg GVW Furio gets the 103 Kw of power at 2400 rpm and 525 Nm of torque at 1250-1800 rpm. The wheelbase of this ICV is 4500 mm, 4900 mm, 5300 mm, and 5450 mm. It is available in high side deck with the body, and the internal load body size is length X Width X Height - 5798 mm X 2288 mm X 1980 mm, respectively. This Furio variant is also available in 6098 mm, 6711 mm, and 7315 mm length option and 2374 mm width.
This is the top variant of Furio ICV with 17000 kg GVW, has the same powertrain in the similar configuration of torque and power. Available in high side deck with body and chassis configuration. The wheelbase is 5450 mm, and the internal load body size is length X Width X Height - 7315 mm X 2238 mm X 1980 mm, respectively, and also have the option of 2374 mm width.
The Mahindra Furio range covers all the vital applications in the ICV category broadly; generally, the cargo applications overlap among the different tonnage. However, ultimately the customers will choose among the broadest range the most suitable truck for his business needs. The Furio 11 to Furio 17 variant covers all critical applications with the powertrain is common, and each truck and their body options tuned the particular options.
Similarly, Mahindra also offers customized solutions to customers as per his needs with precise configuration. This is a common demand of customers and a standard practice among truck makers.
In the Furio range, Mahindra has found a winner product that ticks all the right boxes and appeals to the discerning ICV truck buyers. At the same time, it takes on the fierce rivals quite comfortable with its bargaining features, powertrain, and aggregates.
Thus, it is fair to say that the Indian ICV segment competition has gotten even hotter with the entry of Furio.