Top Trucks: 5 popular heavy-duty 28T GVW tippers in India
Published On Jul 24, 2020
The heavy-duty tippers are the real champion of the infrastructure building of India. Used for most demanding and challenging operating conditions, the tipper comes with most rugged aggregates, and reliability is at the heart of these powerhouses. The 28T GVW tippers are one of the largest and vital segments of the industry. We pick the top models in this category to help you make the right decision.
In the Indian trucking industry, demand for cargo and long-distance trucks has been consistent as the economy continues to expand with the growing consumption and industrial sector. Trucks play a vital role in stimulating the economy. In equal measures, another critical trucking category in India is the tipper. Used for largely infrastructure, construction, and mining segments, the heavy-duty tipper became one of the fastest-growing and sizable segments in the overall truck industry volume.
Like the rest of the categories, tippers also come in different tonnage sizes, and the 28T gross vehicle category of tipper is among the largest. This growing segment has attracted Indian truck makers to offer the most promising truck to get the volume and make a mark in the category. The 28T GVW tipper segment has some of the prominent products offered by Indian OEMs, taking on the intense competition in the segment. We bring you the top models available in this category, the top brands, model variants, and the important specifications of these tippers.
Tata Signa 2823.K HD 9S
Market leader Tata Motors is by far the leader in these segments akin to the cargo category. The company’s tipper is tried and tested over decades. The customers trust these proven vehicle, and Tata tippers are the most widely used at various construction and infrastructure projects across India. In the 28T GVW tipper category, Tata Motors has its best selling tipper range powerful engine and strong aggregates combination for every kind of application. It has two prominent products in the category the Signa 2823.K HD 9S and Signa 2825.K/.TK. Both the tippers cater to the 28T GVW category with almost identical aggregates with two engine options. The Signa 2823 comes with a more affordable category with a 230hp engine, and Signa 2825.K is a slightly premium one with a 250hp engine.
Both tippers offer unmatched productivity and reliability. The tipper is designed and developed, keeping in mind the challenging operating condition and torturous atmosphere. Tata Motors promises superior productivity and profits and is equipped with plenty of features with the company’s power of 6 philosophy.
Ashok Leyland 2820
Ashok Leyland leads the second spot in this segment with the most reliable and trusted tipper offered to Indian customers. The company has now bought an all-new 2820 tipper as part of its new modular AVTR platform. Considering the higher-rated load on the tipper from the earlier 25T to 28T GVW, Ashok Leyland has increased the power of its tipper range to 200hp all-new H series engines.
Ashok Leyland 2820 tipper is available in three variants 2020 TM, 2820 TU, and 2820 TN suited for a variety of applications and customer needs. It promises segment-leading superior total cost of ownership, dependable and rugged aggregates, and far greater productivity. For customers looking for a more powerful tipper, the company offers the 28T GVW tipper with a 250hp engine.
Eicher Pro 6028
Eicher Pro 6028 is another significant, more affordable product in the 28T GVW tipper segment, packed with key differentiating productivity technologies such as m-booster plus, cruise control, Eicher live-connected feature and fuel coaching. Pro 6028 tipper comes with the company’s modern VEDX8, 260 hp engine for heavy-duty application with a massive 1000 Nm of torque to take on any challenging operating needs. The key aggregates, including suspension, axles, gearbox, clutch, and tipper body, are highly optimized for higher performance.
Eicher, like its peers, promises that the Pro 6028 comes with a total competitive cost of ownership and overall lower maintenance cost to help the operator earn more revenue. The same 28T GVW tipper is available in Eicher’s Pro 8000 series, too, with more powerful 300 hp and 350hp engine options for deep mining coal or iron ore mining applications.
Mahindra Blazo X 28
Blazo X 28 tipper is Mahindra’s challenging products in the tipper segment with all the critical performance attributes and the promise of far more fuel-efficient to make more products. Blazo X 28 gets Mahindra’s heavy-duty mPOWER 7.2 liters, fuelsmart engine, which produces 276hp of power at segment-leading 1050 Nm of torque. The signature Mahindra Blazo comfortable, roomy, and feature-rich cabin and highly powerful aggregates are the key highlight of this tipper. To suit a wide range of applications, Blazo X 28 tipper is available in 16 and 20 Cu. M box body and 14 Cu.M of rock body too.
The BharatBenz 2823C tipper has emerged as one of the popular product in this highly competitive segment. The company is well established in the tipper segment backed by quality products and full customer support. The 2323C is the affordable and entry-level tipper from the company in the 28T GVW category. BharatBenz offers a more powerful 2828 tipper for customers looking for more power and higher productivity for some key applications.
BharatBenz 2823C is powered by the company’s flagship heavy-duty OM 926 engine, which produces 230 hp of power and 850 Nm of torque. The G85 6 speed gearbox and a 395mm single dry plate clutch, complement the engines for greater productivity. The suspension and axles are rugged for durability to take on challenging and heavy lifting of cargo. The gradeability of this tipper is 33.45%. and ground clearance of 290mm.
The 28T GVW tipper segment is not only highly competitive with promising products offered by each truck maker but also the most vibrant in terms of the most diverse with several variants available. The customer can look at all the products before making the final purchasing decision.
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