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BharatBenz 1617R

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Key Specs of BharatBenz 1617R

Power170 bhp
GVW16200
Wheelbase5900
Engine3907
Fuel Tank200

1617R Highlights

Mar 16, 2020: One of BharatBenz’s popular, the heavy-duty cargo truck 1617R comes well equipped with world-class technology and a rugged build. Owning to its top of the line safety features and robust engine that performs well in over all forms of terrain, the BharatBenz 1617R is a reliable offering in the market. Also, the vehicle is offered in two colour schemes namely Arctic White and Golden Brown.

Offered in a total of 17 different variants, one can easily divide them into three major different wheelbases. Additionally, this sub-16-Ton truck gets a healthy competition from the likings of Eicher and Tata Motors.

Powering the Bharat Benz 1617R is a 4D34i engine that draws a maximum power output of 165hp alongside producing a peak torque of up to 520Nm of torque. Additionally, the BSIV compliant four-cylinder engine comes with 70hp and 3907cc of displacements along with a G85 six-speed gear, single dry plate, and hydraulic control clutch boosters.

BharatBenz 1617R Price List (Variants)​

BharatBenz 1617R 5900/24 ft/HSD/BS-IV
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BharatBenz 1617R 6700/31 ft/HSD/BS-IV
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  • Espirit

    D-186, Okhla Indl. Area, Okhla phase 1, Near Anand maai Marg, New Delhi

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  • Espirit Trucking Delhi

    D-186, Okhla Industrial Area, Phase-I, New Delhi

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BharatBenz 1617R Truck- Expert Review

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 maximizes 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 color 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 liters. The 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.

1617R User Reviews

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  • I highly recommend buying this truck

    Good vehicle from BharatBenz. Using for industrial good in Chennai, built quality is better with mileage and durability....

    By srivatsan k
    On: Jan 10, 2020
  • I highly recommend buying this truck

    1617R BharatBenz ka badiya vehicle hai. Iski performance bahut high hai aur powerfull hai. Cabin ki quality good hai aur...

    By sameer kumar
    On: Jan 06, 2020
  • I highly recommend buying this truck

    100% Better vehicle...

    By srinivas
    On: Sep 11, 2017
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