Tata Xenon Yodha Launched, Prices Start at INR 6.05 lakh
Published On Jan 03, 2017
After roping in Bollywood star Akshay Kumar recently as brand ambassador for its commercial vehicle segment, Tata Motors has unveiled the first vehicle of 2017, the Tata Xenon Yodha pickup truck, in the presence of the actor. Xenon Yodha is available in 4x2 and 4x4 variants and single cab and double cab options. Competitively priced, the pickup comes with a price tag of INR 6.05 lakh for single cab BS-III and INR 6.10 lakh for single cab BS-IV.
The pickup is ideal for a varied range of commercial applications such as transporting fruits, vegetables, poultry, fish, milk, as a cash van, a service support vehicle at construction sites, and more. Tata has pitched the vehicle based on everyday practicality, high levels of performance and lowest operating cost. Xenon Yodha is powered by a common rail diesel engine, delivers high power and torque, and is equipped with bigger 16-inch radial tyres making the vehicle best suited for all loading & terrain requirements.
Announcing the launch of the new Tata Xenon Yodha, Ravi Pisharody, Executive Director, Commercial Vehicles, Tata Motors, said, “With the introduction of the new Tata Xenon Yodha, we at Tata Motors have a new range of smart pick-ups, which offers customers with a winning combination of high profitability and lowest total cost of ownership. The new Xenon Yodha is an ideal work horse for diverse commercial usage and with this new range, we are confident of extending our lead in the light commercial vehicle category, complementing the success and popularity of the Tata Ace range of small commercial vehicles.”
Lets have a look at the various features of the newTata Xenon Yodha pickup truck.
The new Tata Xenon Yodha has a ground clearance of 210 mm, courtesy inclusion of a tubular front axle, which also ensures best maneuverability both on and off road. The 3.0-litre engine generates power output of 72 HP and 85 HP and torque of 223 Nm and 250 Nm for BS-III & BS-IV variants, respectively. For better mileage, the smart pick-up has a reliable and rugged gear box, for a flat curve at 1600-2200 r/min. This aids in in better pick up in loaded condition, also ensuring lesser gear shifts.
A high gradability supported by bigger 16 inch tyres enables the vehicle to negotiate any terrain in loaded conditions. The durable body is supported by 4 mm chassis frame, with reinforcements and a strong rear axle with unitized double bearing. The 5-leaves suspension at the front & 9-leaves at rear ensures better safety in loaded conditions and at high speeds.
Power Steering and an adjustable steering column plus numerous specially designed utility spaces inside cabin ensure comfortable and convenient driving style. The cabin also includes high intensity cabin lights and complete carpet flooring for better aesthetics. The Xenon Yodha has a high load body with internal length of 2550 mm and width of 1750 mm, with a double paint coat and high gauge thick material, ensuring enhanced life.
The vehicle is fitted with anti-roll bars for better stability at high speeds & off road conditions even when fully loaded. Other safety features like the unique 3-layered body construction, crumple zones, a collapsible steering column, retractable seat belts and side intrusion beams, ensure protection in the event of a side impact collision.
The striking design of the new Tata Xenon Yodha makes the enhanced performance of the vehicle noticeable at first glance. A perfect blend of practicality and performance, the Tata Xenon Yodha has an imposing stance, with its aggressive and contemporary SUV-like appearance. The look is further enhanced with aggressive body coloured bumpers and a clean body line.
The smart pickup is equipped with LFL propeller shaft, which does not require greasing, resulting in lesser expenses. The service interval at 20,000 km & higher oil change interval, results in more savings and high uptime.
What makes the new Xenon Yodha range even more appealing is a first-in-segment customized AMC package of 3 years/1 lakh km (whichever is earlier). The vehicle also comes with a best-in-industry assured warranty of 3 years or 3,00,000 km (whichever is earlier).