Top 10-tyre tippers in India
Published On Feb 19, 2021
We bring top 10-tyre tippers in the 28T GVW multi-axle category you can buy right now that find applications in construction, infrastructure and mining project execution. We help you understand the tipper segment and what each one of the tippers has on offer.
The tipper category is one of the most dynamic and volume driven in the overall heavy-duty truck sales in India. The increasing push to enhance India’s infrastructure like building highways, rural roads, dams and also the country-wide construction booms along with mining and coal demand has accelerated higher growth for tippers a truck category. Amid the cyclical nature of the truck industry, tipper sales offer some sustained demand for manufactures that offset the downturn in haulage and cargo trucks.
Tippers cater to a variety of applications based on tonnage, the 28,000 kg gross weight tippers are the most popular among Indian buyers as they offer the flexibility, ease of operation and also efficiency needs to execute large projects on stiff deadlines. These tippers are often known as 10-tyre multiple axles that carry heavy material across a challenging operating environment.
What really determines an efficient tipper is the strong powertrain and aggregates along with a durable tipping body, and overall performance of the vehicle in some of the most complex terrains. If you’re looking out for a tipper that would serve you well in your time-sensitive business needs, we bring you the top 10-tyre tipper that you can buy right now. Let's dive right in.
TATA SIGNA 2823.K HD 9S
The list starts with market leader Tata Motors Signa 2823.K HD 9S. As the name indicates, this tipper is now is equipped with the factory-fitted, comfortable and safe Signa cabin. To offer you an efficient tipper, Tata Motors has equipped this tipper with the more powerful 230hp of the engine. The Signa 2823.K HD 9S starts at ₹ 37.68 lakh.
You get the proven Cummins ISBe 5.6L engine with a peak torque of 850 Nm. To carry a bigger load there is a high quality 16 m3 box type tipping body. Some of the key aggregates like semi-elliptical leaf spring suspension at the front and bogie suspension at the rear with standard anti-roll bar make this tipper go-to for all kinds of tough challenges.
The front axle is forged I beam reverse Elliot type in drop beam. The rear axle is the single reduction, extra heavy-duty, hypoid gears, fully floating axle shafts with differential lock. To allow heavy material lifting and reliability the frame of this massive tipper is a fully reinforced ladder-type heavy-duty frame with riveted or bolted cross members.
Ashok Leyland 2820 Tipper
Ashok Leyland is the second popular brand in the overall heavy-duty truck segment. The company has now introduced some of Industry’s best tippers on the all-new modular AVTR platform, offering the flexibility of choosing what is best for the customers, for the first time in India.
In the 10-tyre tipper category, Ashok Leyland has the powerful 2820 tipper that now comes with an all-new engine with the iGen technology and robust aggregates. Starting at Rs ₹ 39.55 lakh, this gets Ashok Leyland’s in-house H-series engine that produces 200hp of power at a peak torque of 700 Nm at 1200-1800 rpm range. The engine is tuned to a 6-speed gearbox. The earlier generation tipper in the same category was offered with 180hp of the engine, however, with the growing needs for more power, Ashok Leyland decided to give more to this tipper with a new much-refined engine.
The tipping bodies on this tipper are available in 14 m3, 16 m3, 18 m3, 20 m3 sizes you can choose as per your own business needs. Also, you have an option of buying this tipper as a fully-built or a cowl. Likewise, there is multiple tyre configuration is available such as 295/90R20, 295/95D20, 11x20 16PR and 11R20 16PR. In order to make it safer, the 2820 tipper is fitted with full air dual line brakes with ABS with ASA. The parking brake is provided on the rear wheels only. To allow heavy material lifting and reliability the frame of this massive tipper is 275 X 75 X 8 mm in bolted construction.
Eicher Pro 6028T
Taking on the two traditional rivals in the category is the Eicher Pro 6028T. This is another strong product in the category that now comes with all the necessary performance elements that you expect on the 10-tyre tipper. The Pro 6028T is a EUTECH6 based tipper that can take on all your key applications including stone transportation, road construction, irrigation work, iron ore, coal and bauxite among others. You get 14 Cum (Rock), 16 Cum (Box), 20 Cum (Box) sizes tipping bodies on this tipper.
The Eicher Pro 6028T priced between ₹ 35.00 - ₹ 43.00 lakh is equipped with the powerful VEDX8 that produces 250hp of power, at a massive 950 Nm. The engine has a 9-speed gearbox. The aggregates are front suspension in parabolic and rear is bogie type, the rear axle is VECV 440DH single reduction tandem fully floating banjo, and the front axle is forged reverse Elliot type. The service brakes are S-Cam dual line with ABS. The parking brake is pneumatically operated hand control valve type. The tyres are 11x20 in nylon, mining and radial type.
If you wish to try something new in the 10-tyre tipper in the category, then the BharatBenz 2823C is for you. BharatBenz has some of the powerful and efficient tippers as well. The 2823C is one variant in the company’s portfolio, there are the higher power 2828C and 2828CH variants too.
The 2823C starts at ₹ 37.80 lakh and is powered by 230hp engine that offers you 850 Nm of torque. The suspension on this tipper is a parabolic type leaf spring with 2-hydraulic shock absorbers and the rear one bogie type. To make the driver comfortable and enjoy the driving, the tipper gets a factory-fitted day cabin with foldable berth, and the steering is a hydraulic power-assisted type for comfortable driving. BharatBenz is offering 16 C.m box size tipping body with a wheelbase of 4275 mm and you also get three types of tyre: radial, nylon, and mining type.
Mahindra Blazo X 28
Another brand that is offering an equal workhorse tipper in the segment is Mahindra Trucks and Buses. The Blazo X28 Tipper is another 10-tyre tipper suitable for heavy-duty construction & infrastructure projects. The is a multi-axle tipper gets a strong tipping body, overall rugged built quality and reliable tipper. Powering the Blazo X 28 Tipper is the well-known and reliable mPOWER 7.2-liter FuelSmart, that comes with multi-mode switches with an impressive figure 276hp of power and segment-best 1050 Nm of torque with a 6-speed Eaton gearbox.
On the aggregates too, Blazo X28 tipper is second to none against the competition with hydraulic power assist tilt & telescopic type steering for the smoother driving experience. Factory fitted day cabin with AC as an option. The Cabin is also equipped with modern features and overall highly safe cabin to ensure the productivity of this tipper stays at elevated levels. The Blazo X tipper starts from ₹ 41.24 lakh.
All the tippers in the 10-tyre category offer you the best combination of power, rugged built quality and uninterrupted performance to execute your vital projects on time. Remember, all the prices are ex-showroom in New Delhi, and they differ in every city and state. So, which one is the best for your business?