Aug 26, 2019: If the discussion is going for the carriage trucks, the name of the Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 will surely be taken. It was displayed at the Intermediate Commercial Vehicle (ICV) Expo in Delhi, during October 2017.
It is powered by an H series four-cylinder CRS engine, which can churn out a maximum power of 130 hp at 2400 rpm and the peak torque is at 450 Nm at 1250-2000 rpm. It is a six-speed manual gearbox that takes care of the transmission duties. It is further accompanied with a 330 mm single plate dry-type clutch with hydraulic actuation.
There are shackle-ended multi-leaf springs at the front as well as the back. The air brakes and the parking brakes take care of the stopping duties.
Power 130 BHP
Engine H series ...
Fuel Tank 200
Ashok Leyland has developed over the past years, from a company assembling only 350 comet trucks in the year 1951, to the company, which has boosted its sales record by selling over 1,00,000 heavy as well as medium trucks in the market. The company launched the Ecomet 1214 under the flagship of Make in India. The truck is one of the best options available in the market to carry medium to heavy loads.
With its long deck and the higher range of payload capacity, the truck fulfils the business needs of the small business owners and entrepreneurs across the country. It comes with comfortable drivability that helps it to run on different kinds of terrains. Furthermore, the large fuel capacity of the Ecomet 1214 let the driver drive with no worries to refuel it on the long highway.
The Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 comes with the price tag of Rs. 13.5 lakhs, but the price varies in different parts of India.
The Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 is called as the load king of its kind. The truck is decently powerful to carry heavy loaded cargo in its segment as well. It is powered by an H series 4-cylinder CRS engine that can churn out a maximum power of 130 hp at 2,400 rpm, along with a peak torque of 450 Nm, which comes between 1,250 and 2,000 rpm. The produced power is channelled to the wheels via a 6-speed Synchromesh gearbox with the help of a 330 mm single-plate dry type hydraulic clutch.
The truck can deliver better mileage at a lower maintenance cost, which makes it a perfect choice in this segment.
The Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 comes with a payload capacity of more than 9,000 kg. For this, it can handle heavy loads like vegetables, cargos and many more. To facilitate medium hauls without fatigue, the Comet 1214 comes with a 17 feet and 20 feet loading span in its sleeper cab version.
The gross vehicle weight is 15,700 kilograms, which makes for a good enough kerb weight and payload capacity. Furthermore, with its reinforced frame, the truck is capable to allow serious load requirements in any type of terrains.
The truck has a fuel tank having the capacity of 200-litre, which helps the driver to drive with no worries to refuel the tank every time on the highway.
The Ashok Leyland Ecomet is a great handler, thanks to the power steering and amazing throttle response.
The pickup truck has a decent off-road gradeability, which makes it able to perform better. This, along with great ground clearance and 4x4 axle configuration, makes for an effortless drive on bad roads.
It is suspended over Shackle-ended multi-leaf spring suspension on the front axle. The front axle is an I-Section Reverse Elliot type, while the rear axle comes under Heavy Duty Hyphoid axle type.
The Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 truck has Full air, dual line, S-cam brakes along with the Spring actuated, pneumatic parking brakes as the parking brake. The parking brakes can work only on rear wheels. The truck provides a good stopping power which is suitable for this truck to stop it while running at a high speed. The brakes can also work at high speeds.
Speaking of the safety features, the Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 also comes with the above-mentioned parking brakes, which is one of the great options to select this truck. The features like seat belts for the driver as well as the co-driver are also standard in its class.
The truck comes with a familiar design, just like other models of the manufacturer. The body frame of the truck comes with all steel ladder type with bolted construction. The Ecomet 1214 is available according to loading span options of 17-feet, 19-feet and 22-feet. Another variant called sleeper cab version comes with a loading span of 17-feet and 20-feet.
Inside the cabin, there are a lot of features that make the drive comfortable for the driver and the co-driver.
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