BharatBenz 1617R

From `13.88 Lakh*
*ex-showroom-price in New Delhi
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Performance

Engine 3907 cc
Gradeability​ 21.5 %
Power 165.2 bhp
Max Speed 80 kmph

Design & Build

GVW 16.2 tons
Axle​ 4x2
Wheelbase ​ 6700
Body Option Full body

Comfort & Safety

A/C​ -
Tiltable Steering​ Yes
Brakes​​ Pneumatic,...
ABS​ Yes

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HIGHLIGHTS

 

Dec 12, 2018: The BharatBenz 1617R is a nice cargo truck that is packed with a host of quality features. The truck gets a sleeper cabin as well along with air-conditioning, which comes as optional. The hydraulic power-assisted and tiltable steering, adjustable driver seat and armrest are other the notable features inside the cabin.

The vehicle gets a BS-IV compliant, 4.0-litre, four-cylinder engine that pumps out a maximum of 165.2 bhp power along with a peak torque of 520 Nm. It is coupled with a 6-speed manual transmission and can go up to a top speed of 80 kmph. It features a 362 mm single dry plate hydraulic control and clutch booster to enhances the handling.

The truck features pneumatically-operated parking brakes with a hand control lever. Moreover, the foot operated dual line pneumatic brakes with ABS offer quite a good stopping power. It also features fog lights which enhances the illumination on dark roads.

BharatBenz 1617R Price List​

  View Below - Listing of Variants​
BharatBenz 6700/31 ft/HSD/BS-IV
Diesel 165.2 bhp @ 2500 rpm,520 Nm @ 1500 - 2000 rpm,Manual
BharatBenz 6700/31 ft/FSD/BS-IV
Diesel 165.2 bhp @ 2500 rpm,520 Nm @ 1500 - 2000 rpm,Manual
BharatBenz 6700/31 ft/CAB/BS-IV
Diesel 165.2 bhp @ 2500 rpm,520 Nm @ 1500 - 2000 rpm,Manual
BharatBenz 5900/20 ft/HSD/BS-IV
Diesel 165.2 bhp @ 2500 rpm,520 Nm @ 1500 - 2000 rpm,Manual
BharatBenz 5100/20 ft/FSD/BS-IV
Diesel 165.2 bhp @ 2500 rpm,520 Nm @ 1500 - 2000 rpm,Manual
BharatBenz 5100/20 ft/CAB/BS-IV
Diesel 165.2 bhp @ 2500 rpm,520 Nm @ 1500 - 2000 rpm,Manual
BharatBenz 5900/24 ft/HSD/BS-IV
Diesel 165.2 bhp @ 2500 rpm,520 Nm @ 1500 - 2000 rpm,Manual
BharatBenz 5900/24 ft/FSD/BS-IV
Diesel 165.2 bhp @ 2500 rpm,520 Nm @ 1500 - 2000 rpm,Manual

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BharatBenz 1617R User Reviews

 
Overall Rating
Performance 5/5

Performance Rating

Maintenance 4/5

Maintenance Rating

Design & Build 4/5

Design & Build Rating

User Reported Mileage 7.3 kmpl
I highly recommend buying this truck
Mileage: 7.5 kmpl
By Srinivas / Sep 11, 2017
Performance 5/5 Maintenance 5/5 Design & Build 5/5

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Overview

BharatBenz, a division of Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) is one of the prominent players in the Indian truck market. The company has an array of products in various categories like heavy duty haulage, medium trucks, tippers and tractors. One of its popular offerings in the heavy-duty cargo trucks category is the 1617R. It is powered by the company’s Profit technology that blends world-class technology and a rugged build which makes it best suited for Indian rugged roads and maximises the profitability. Its superior power, gradeability and torque make it capable of handling any work and terrain. The 1617R truck is best suited to carry FMCG products, agricultural goods, market loads, small machinery, crates and boxes. Offered in 17 different variants and three different wheelbases, the BharatBenz 1617R starts retailing with a price tag of 13.88 Lakhs (ex-showroom price ). There are two colour schemes to choose from - Arctic White and Golden Brown.

Specs

Engine - 4D34i, four-cylinder, 3907cc

Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) - 16.2 tonnes

Rear axle ratio - 5.57

Minimum ground clearance - 270mm

Maximum gradeability - 21.5 percent

Power steering - yes

Engine and performance

It draws power from a 3,907cc, 4D34i, four-cylinder, BS IV engine which churns out a maximum power of 165.2 bhp at 2,500 rpm and a peak torque of 520 Nm between 1,500 to 2,000 rpm. This power is transmitted to the wheels through a G85-6F+1R, mechanical synchromesh setup, using a six-speed gearbox. The power delivery is smooth and consistent to elevate the truck’s performance. It can clock a top speed of 80kmph and has a fuel tank capacity of 200 litres. Maximum gradeability of the 1617R is 21.5 percent.

Vehicle build and load capacity

Like any other Bharat Benz truck, the 1617R poses a strong build quality. The truck is suitable for long runs and can easily handle the rugged Indian roads. The base model comes with a wheelbase of 5,100mm. It is 8,600mm long, 2,440mm wide and 2,600mm high. The minimum ground clearance is 270mm. The Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) of the 1617R is 16.2 tonnes.

Handling and suspension

It comes fitted with hydraulic power-assisted steering to assist the handling. Suspension duties are performed by semi-elliptic leaf spring with shock absorbers at the front and semi-elliptic laminated leaf spring at the rear. An optional anti-roll bar (front and rear) is also available.

Braking and safety

Braking responsibilities rest with pneumatic, foot operated, dual line service brakes and pneumatically operated spring parking brake. ABS is offered as standard. Other safety features include fog lights, hill hold, tubeless tyres, and seat belts for both driver and assistant.

Design and comfort

The 1617R poses a simplistically designed modern looking cargo truck, which is apt for carrying FMCG products, agricultural goods, market loads, small machinery, crates and boxes. It is easy to get inside the tiltable sleeper cabin with a berth, using a single step. Inside the cabin, you will find an AC, 3-way adjustable seats, armrests, seat belts for both occupants and an informative instrument console.

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