Ashok Leyland 1618 IL

This Model has been discontinued
Ashok Leyland 1618 IL Pictures






Engine5660 cc
Gradeability​ 38 %
Max Speed80 kmph

Design & Build

GVW16.2 tons
Wheelbase ​3607
Body OptionBox Body

Comfort & Safety

A/C​ No
Tiltable Steering​ No
Brakes​​Air Brakes


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August 8, 2016: Ashok Leyland 1618 IL is a tipper with a starting ex-showroom price of INR 14.3 lakh. It comes in the only wheelbase of 3,607 mm with Cowl and CAB body type. Both these body types have 2 variants each with 8.5 CuM and 10.5 CuM load capacity. The load capacity is, however, same at 16,200 kg. Its fit for construction and mining industry carrying loads like blue metal, coals, stones, ores and more. Powered by engine specifications of 5,660 cc H Series TCIC BS-III motor, it belts out 180 bhp power and 670 Nm torque. A 38% gradeability and power steering makes maneuvering easy. The CAB version has basic interior features including instrument cluster dials and standard seats.

Ashok Leyland 1618 IL Price List​

 View Below - Listing of Variants​
Ashok Leyland 3607/CAB/10.5CuM
Diesel 180bhp @ 2400rpm,670Nm @ 1300-1600rpm,Manual
Ashok Leyland 3607/CAB/8.5CuM
Diesel 180bhp @ 2400rpm,670Nm @ 1300-1600rpm,Manual
Ashok Leyland 3607/COWL/10.5CuM
Diesel 180bhp @ 2400rpm,670Nm @ 1300-1600rpm,Manual
Ashok Leyland 3607/COWL/8.5CuM
Diesel 180bhp @ 2400rpm,670Nm @ 1300-1600rpm,Manual



Ashok Leyland 1618 IL User Reviews (5)

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Maintenance Rating

Design & Build4/5

Design & Build Rating

User Reported Mileage7.9 kmpl
I highly recommend buying this truck
Mileage:10 kmpl
By Hiten / Feb 21, 2017
Performance 5/5 Maintenance 5/5 Design & Build 5/5

Wow amzing truck it's very usefull truck i suggest to buy this excellent truck i am very impressed for this truck we use this truck for many work such best truck forever i happy to baught this truck.

This truck is just okay
Mileage:12 kmpl
By Mohit / Feb 04, 2017
Performance 4/5 Maintenance 3/5 Design & Build 4/5

A mid range truck with normal average and confort. Accepatable milege and security.

This truck is just okay
Mileage:15 kmpl
By Suman / Feb 04, 2017
Performance 3/5 Maintenance 4/5 Design & Build 3/5

I love this truck its easy to drive and yes its durable , but the thing that notches me is the fuel consumption that is just average and i really dont like it the good thing is confort that is good and is not available in most of the trucks but in this everything is perfect

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Ashok Leyland 1618 IL Truck - Expert Review


Ashok Leyland trucks are known as robust, durable, and economical and are able to perform when needed. Available for wide array of applications and configuration diversities, 1618 IL is one among them suitable effortlessly for moving construction and building materials like Rock, Bricks and Sand around the city areas with ease.

It is available in COWL and CAB body options with same wheelbase and engine. The load capacities can also be a point to differentiate the truck variants as it has 2 different trucks with 8.5 and 10.5 Cubic Meter (CuM) of load capacity. Also, the CAB variants can carry the Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) of up to 16,200 KG, which is good enough for intra-city transportation.


Engine: H Series BS3 Turbocharged Intercooled 5.7 Litre 6-Cylinder Diesel

Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW): 16,200 KG

Wheelbase & Turning Radius: 3,607 mm & 6,600 mm

Power Steering: Yes

Engine and Performance

Ashok Leyland engines are known to perform very well on Indian terrains and produce high power & torque. 1618 IL too has a good enough H Series Turbocharged Intercooled 6-Cylinder 5,660 cc Diesel engine, which is compatible with BSIII emission norms leaving least carbon footprints.

This powerhouse is good enough to produce maximum power of 180 bhp @ 2,400 rpm and a peak torque of 670 Nm torque @ 1,300-1,600 rpm. Its 381 mm diameter Axial Type Ceramic Discand Clutch with Clutch Boosters with 6-Speed gearbox transmission system takes this truck to a top-speed of 80 km/h in top gear with more than enough gradeability of 38% for every possible hill road in the country.

Vehicle Built and Load Capacity

Ashok Leyland 1618 IL is 6,210 mm long, 2,425 mm wide and 3,120 mm high with common wheelbase and turning radius of 3,607 mm and 6,600 mm for all variants. The ground clearance is also pretty good with truck standing 260 mm above ground while loaded to full capacity.

Well, coming to the weight capacity, it could hold up a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) of 16,200 kg with kerb weight of 5,990 kg and payload of 10,210 kg. It also is available in 8.5 and 10.5 Cubic Meter (CuM) capacity and could easily carry stuff like of Rocks, Sand, Bricks and Coal.

Handling and Suspension

With the robust design and durable frame, 1618 IL is one of the best handled trucks available in the Indian truck market. It has been equipped with Power Steering to move the truck around with ease with the turning radius of 6,600 mm.

The suspension system consists of Semi-Elliptical Multi-Leaf Springs at both rear and front with Heavy Duty Forged I Beam Reverse Elliot Type front axle and Single Speed Hypoid Gear rear axle offers better stability on different roads like hilly, muddy and bumpy while the truck is trying to move over sharp turns or narrow roads with full load to its capacity.

Braking and Safety

Equipped with Air Brakes and Parking brakes, driver could easily bring this truck to halt with ease and in time. The cabin is also built with best-in-class High Strength Steel to decrease the chances of any injury during the accidents. The 10 x 20 -16 PR tyres at front and rear also support better gripping on roads to help the suspension and brakes work better.

Design and Comfort

The company has built this truck in 2 variants of CAB and COWL face cabin to offer choices. Apart from that, there is no other specific feature available in it. The seats are standard with regular features like instrument cluster dials wide mirror, ladder to climb or descend from cabin and review view mirrors.

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