Ecomet 1214 Strong Highlights
Mar 11, 2020: Ashok Leyland’s chart-topper in the strong medium weight truck segment, the Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 Strong enjoys a decent payload capacity of 14,600 kg, making it an ideal option for agricultural purpose and for carrying construction materials. Additionally, suspension in the vehicle is handled by a hackle-ended multi-leaf spring suspension for improved ride and handling in different forms of terrain.
Based on its wheelbase options and body, the Ecomet 1214 Strong lineup is divided into six different variants. The lineup includes Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 Strong 4750/FSD, Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 Strong 4200/FSD, Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 Strong 4750/CAB, Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 Strong 4200/CAB, Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 Strong 4200/HSD, and lastly the Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 Strong 4750/HSD.
Driving the Ecomet 1214 is a BS-III compliant, H-series, four-cylinder Turbocharged Intercooled engine that delivers a maximum power of 118hp besides and a peak torque of 392Nm. Coming to its transmission duties, the truck gets a six-speed manual transmission gearbox along with a single plate dry clutch to smoothen the transmission.
Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 Strong Price List (Variants)
|Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 Strong 4750/FSD|
|Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 Strong 4200/FSD|
|Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 Strong 4750/CAB|
|Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 Strong 4200/CAB|
|Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 Strong 4200/HSD|
|Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 Strong 4750/HSD|
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Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 Strong Truck- Expert Review
The Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 Strong is an introduction by tractor manufacturing giant Ashok Leyland in the heavy-duty truck series and is considered to be a major upgrade over its predecessors. It is a strong and powerful vehicle to do quite heavy duty tasks without any doubt of breakdown.
It comes with a decent payload capacity making it an ideal option for agricultural purpose and for carrying construction materials. The improved ergonomics along with the instrument cluster makes the cabin quite organized and yet leaves much space for a comfortable ride. Moreover, the presence of armrest with driver display information also contributes to its efficient drive.
The truck comes in three body type variants namely Cab, FSD, and HSD offering necessary flexibility to the buyers. The presence of an adjustable driver seat and sleeper type cabin can also offer comfort at times and the tiltable cabin also adds to make a more comfortable ride.
With low maintenance requirements, the Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 Strong has been launched in six variants, two for each of the Cab, HSD and FSD and comes with the price tag of Rs. 17.37 lakhs (ex-showroom) with a difference for all of the variants.
- Engine - BS-III, H-series, 4-Cylinder Intercooled engine
- Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) - 14,600 kg
- Wheelbase - 4,750 mm
- Power steering - Yes
Engine and Performance
The Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 Strong is powered by a BS-III compliant, H-series, 4-Cylinder Turbocharged Intercooled engine, which can deliver a maximum power of 118.3 bhp at 2,400 rpm and a peak torque of 392 Nm that comes at 1,600 rpm. The truck comes with a 6-speed manual transmission gearbox along with a single plate dry clutch that helps it to attain the highest speed of 95 kmph. The Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 Strong has a fuel tank capacity of 212 litres, which gives no worries while on the highway to refuel it again and again.
There is a 21% gradeability and the turning radius is 8.15 metre, which gives the vehicle an exceptional driving ability even on the off-road.
Vehicle Built and Load Capacity
The Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 has a robust build quality with reinforced frames that allows it to carry the heavy load even in difficult terrains. It has a payload capacity of 9,610 kg, which is decent to carry a huge amount of load. In addition to this, there is a 17 feet and 20 feet loading span(in sleeper Cab version) that makes it an ideal option in its segment.
The vehicle's weight is 14,600 kg with 4,990 kg of kerb weight. The ground clearance of this vehicle is 232 mm that allows it to run well on urban setup with hauls. The heavy build though restricts its usage to mild off-roads but offers a smooth drive in well-paved roads.
Handling and Suspension
The handling ability of the Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 Strong is one of the best in its class owing to the availability of power steering that enables the driver to operate the vehicle and change its direction with less effort with impressive throttle response. With 4x2 axle configuration, the vehicle performs well even on bad roads.
On the suspension part, there is a shackle-ended multi-leaf spring suspension on the front axle to overcome the irregularities of roads without reducing the speed.
Braking and Safety
The Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 Strong has full air, dual line, S-cam brakes along with the Spring actuated and pneumatic parking brakes (on the rear wheels) for parking. The brakes are powerful enough to work on the application and even works properly at high speed, which is necessary for this truck considering the heavyweight and the high payload capacity.
The safety features include standardised seat belts for both driver and co-driver across all the cabins. And the above-mentioned braking features are counted as one of the main pros of the vehicle.
Design and Comfort
The Ashok Leyland Ecomet 1214 Strong retains a conventional body design without any major changes from its predecessors. The body is all steel with a bolted construction and comes in loading span variants of 17-feet, 19-feet and 22-feet along with the sleeper cab version that comes with 17-feet and 20-feet loading span options.
The vehicle comes with a tiltable cabin and equipped with driver information display, armrest and adjustable driver seat. With all these features, the company has tried to maintain the truck not only powerful for heavy works but also to deliver a comfortable and stress-free ride. The seats are standard but comfortable to rest and drive.
Ecomet 1214 Strong User Reviews
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I highly recommend buying this truck
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