Tata Motors 6-tyre tippers explored
Modified On Apr 05, 2021 12:36 PM
The market leader retails some of the Industry’s finest tippers in the light and intermediate categories that are highly useful for small to medium construction & infrastructure projects. We tell you what these tippers offers and help you make a decision to buy the most suitable one to scale your business.
India’s intermediate and light commercial vehicle segment is among the fast-growing ones in overall industry volumes. This category has evolved over the last few years with the growing demand for more powerful and efficient trucks. While the cargo shipment segments of the ILCV is one of the major categories within the segment, tippers are equally crucial as they cater to the rising construction & infra sectors demand.
To meet the most challenging and onerous operating needs, truck makers have strong tippers on offer that are reasonably priced with competitive total-cost-of-ownership. Market leader Tata Motors offers some of the industry’s most popular and diverse range of tippers in the ILCV categories to customers. Are you looking for a tipper to expand your fleet? Not sure the best ILCV tipper that you can buy right now? Well, we help you with the top ILCV tippers that are available in Tata Motors portfolio which are proven and reliable.
Before you go ahead in the ILCV there are three major categories of tippers in the ILCV segment at key gross weights including 6T, 9T and 12T that fulfil the needs of diverse applications. We get into the details of all three so to make your purchase decision becomes easy. Keep in mind all the prices are ex-showroom, New Delhi, and they defer each city and state. Now let's take a closer look.
Tata 610 SK
The first tipper is the light-duty 610 SK in the 6T gross weight category that is useful for smaller project needs. As you can see, the 610 SK is based on the most popular and famous Tata 407 platform with the unique all-steel front nose cabin style that makes it safer, and a revamped version of the earlier popular SK407 tipper in the BS4 era.
Available at a price range of ₹ 15.19 - ₹ 15.40, the 610 SK is one of the best tippers that you can buy. Besides the reliable powertrain and aggregates, you get a 70% mild steel tipper body for durability and allows you to carry higher material without compromising on the mileage. The 610 SK is a small but capable tipper that can take on all kinds of terrain quite effortlessly by offering you a superior ownership experience.
The tipper body is 3 CuM in size that has 10.2 ft in length and 6.1 ft in width with 213 mm of ground clearance. To help you climb steep terrain the gradeability is 40% plus. The 610 SK comes with 7.50-16 16PR tyres with 2 at the front 2 and 4 at the rear with one spare 1 for any eventuality. The fuel tank size is an adequate 60L size.
Tata 912 LPK
In the equally vital 9.6T gross weight category, you get the 912 LPK tipper with again the proven LPK platform of Tata Motors. There is a lot to this tipper than meets the eyes. Like the comfortable and feature-rich cabin, higher power engine, large enough tipping body, robust aggregates and higher mileage, everything at the core of the performance helps earn higher revenues.
The 912 LPK comes with an engine that produces 125hp of power and 390 Nm of torque. To make it easy to drive and also better mileage the engine is mated with a 5-speed manual cable shift gearbox. What more? This factory-built, OEM fit and finish tipper has a 5 Cu.M tipper body made with high strength steel and 3 stage painting process for longer body life is also available to reduce the bodybuilding time. The steep terrain challenge is addressed by its high 40% of gradeability.
Apart from the hard aspect of the tipper, Tata Motors ensure that the driver feels enjoyable inside the cabin which then enhances the productivity of the tipper. Hence, the tipper gets comfort and convenience features like a factory-fitted music system, cosy seat and nice view from the driver seat for a safer drive. Additionally, there is a USB charger, gear shift advisor, electric tipping switch, average fuel economy, driver message screen, reverse parking buzzer, etc. This tipper you can buy in the price range of ₹ 12.97 - ₹ 15.01 lakh, depending upon the configuration that you choose.
Tata 1212 LPK
At the higher end of the intermediate needs, Tata Motors has the 1212 LPK in the 12T gross weight category. This tipper cost you in the range of ₹ 15.09 - ₹ 17.00 lakh. You’ll find this tipper sharing a lot of features with the 912 as both come with the same powertrain and aggregates but caters to different payload options.
Given that 1212 LPK is a high GVW tipper, you get a 6.5 Cu.M tipping body with front end tipping for better stability and faster unloading. The wheelbase is 3000 mm, and the gradeability is 38.5%, and the ground clearance 245mm. Tata Motor retails this tipper comes with a cabin and body option with a fully built tipper and comfortable day cabin. The front and rear suspension are in semi-elliptical leaf spring type that helps you carry even heaviest material rather easily without bumps or rough terrains.
So, evidently, Tata Motors has versatile, well designed and well-made strong tippers range in the ILCV categories that can take on all kinds demanding of duties.
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