Tata Ace Gold : CNG Variant Explained
Published On Aug 17, 2020
If you want a greener version of India’s most popular last-mile truck, check out Tata Motors Ace CNG variant-which offers higher mileage and greater load-carrying capacities.
Tata Ace is undoubtedly the most loved mini-truck in India. After a decade and a half, this tiny little truck continues to be a breadwinner for millions of entrepreneurs, transporter operators, and small businesses. In the BS6 update, Ace Gold now comes in petrol, diesel and CNG variants, promising more power, payload, and highest productivity, making it every more persuasive product. Tata Motors continues to retain its leadership in India’s mini-trucks segment as Ace remains the most popular truck among truck buyers.
The Ace Gold CNG variant is the greener and more profitable to run in cities and towns where CNG is widely available. In India, several states and cities are now offering a reliable CNG supply for an alternative to diesel or petrol; this is aimed at a sustainable environment as well as a better operating economy as CNG is cheaper than conventional fuels.
Ace Gold CNG carriers forward all the winning characteristics of this revolutionary truck in new emission regime including higher mileage, better pickup, more payload, convenience, lower maintenance, and thus potential of earning higher revenue.
Blending Performance & Features
Tata Motors is offering segment-leading features on the CNG variant of Ace making is even the most compelling last-mile truck in Industry. Ace Gold CNG offers better pickup with the water cooled multipoint gas injection 694 cc CNG engine producing 26hp of power and significantly better torque of 50 Nm. This helps in a faster pickup and quick turn-around time. The clutch is single-plate, dry-friction diaphragm type and the gearbox is 6-speed manual transmission, synchromesh on all forward gears, sliding mesh for reverse gear.
The front brakes are disc and rear drum type.The steering is in variable ratio. The suspensions are parabolic leaf spring at front & rear and hydraulic shock absorber in double-acting telescopic type. To climb flyer overs comfortably or challenging rural terrain with full loads of cargo, 29% of gradeability makes it effortless.
More payload is what the customers want from this truck as the higher cargo carrying capacities means they earn greater revenue every trip. Ace CNG heavy-duty truck-like chassis is reinforced. The rugged front & rear leaf spring suspension has been made even stiffer, stronger, and solid axles can easily carry 640 of payload. To carry this high payload, Tata Motors offers a cargo load body length of 2520 mm (8.2 feet), providing a larger loading area, aimed at maximizing profitability.
Most of the Ace customers are driver-owner, they want a truck which is a higher performer but also convenient to use. Hence, Ace CNG comes with a new digital cluster inside the cabin, a bigger glove box with a lot of space for storage, and a new USB charger. Seating capacity of driver and one co-passenger, the cabin is roomy and comfortable. The maximum gross vehicle weight of the CNG variant is 1630 kg and a top speed of 70 km/h.
To ensure the customer saves maintenance cost, Ace CNG gets the standard warranty of 72,000 kms or 24 months whichever is earlier. This is supported across 1400 service outlets of Tata Motors across the country and a 24-hour customer care line and assured 24x7 breakdown or emergency assistance.
Tata Ace Gold CNG - the popular last-mile mini-truck starting from Rs 4.25 lakhs becomes even more compelling with a lot on offer. The Ace competes against Mahindra Jeeto and Maruti Suzuki Super Carry. Find out everything on this truck or other below 1-ton payload cargo trucks on Trucksdekho.