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Key Specs of BharatBenz 1917R

Number of Tyre6
Power170 Hp
GVW18500 kg
Mileage6.5 kmpl
Engine3907 cc
Fuel Tank215/380 Ltr

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The BharatBenz 1917R is a robust and reliable 18.5-tonne gross vehicle weight (GVW) medium-duty truck that offers excellent performance. Designed to meet transportation needs, with a focus on durability and comfort, the 1917R is popular among businesses and fleet owners. 


The BharatBenz 1917R haulage truck also comes equipped with lots of safety features such as a 3-point Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR), wiper-mounted water nozzle, demister, reverse camera, driver state monitoring system, and fuel theft protection device.


Additionally, for driver comfort and productivity, the truck features air-suspended seats, tilt and telescopic steering, power windows and a music system among other features.


Powered by a 4D34i model engine, the BharatBenz 1917R can reach top speeds of up to 80 kmph. It equips a 215-litre fuel tank with a 200-litre filling capacity for longer operations. Fitted with 295/90R20 sized radial tyres as standard, the truck also offers excellent wet-weather driving performance and traction on rough terrain.


With a starting price of Rs. 27.40 lakh which goes all the way up to Rs. 28.27 lakh (ex-showroom prices), the 1917R truck from BharatBenz is one of the best medium-duty trucks in the country.


BharatBenz 1917R Performance:


The BharatBenz 1917R is powered by a 4D34i model BS6-complaint diesel engine which can churn out 167.6hp at 2500rpm and 520Nm at around 1200-1600rpm. This engine is paired with a 6-speed manual transmission.


The truck also comes equipped with a chassis manufactured with high-strength

steel (material used: BSK 46, E 500) for ensuring superior durability and a joggled frame that helps in accommodating a bigger engine to ensure better vehicle stability. 


Further, the truck equips uniquely engineered low-rolling resistance tyres to produce maximum fuel efficiency in highway operations and an all-new accelerator pedal with optimised spring stiffness for steady fuel injection to ensure higher fuel efficiency and better driveability.


BharatBenz 1917R Specifications:


The 1917R has a GVW rating of 18,500 kg and features a multi-leaf spring suspension for higher stability under full-load conditions. It comes in three-wheelbase options: 5100mm, 5900mm, and 6700mm, with a ground clearance of 275mm. Additionally, it is equipped with a 43-litre Adblue tank, which can be filled up to 36 litres.


BharatBenz 1917R Features:


The BharatBenz 1917R comes equipped with multiple features necessary to improve driver productivity and safety. It features a cruise control system, central locking system, heating, ventilation & AC (HVAC) system, music system, an all-new instrument cluster and a driver state monitoring system to avoid dangerous situations of drivers falling asleep while driving.


Other features include an all-steel factory-built cabin adhering to all AIS 029 standards, a fire extinguisher and a diffuser tailpipe which helps in exhaust temperature management for safety and performance.


BharatBenz 1917R Rivals


The BharatBenz 1917R is one of the best 18.5 t GVW trucks currently available in the Indian commercial vehicle market. Key rivals of the BharatBenz 1917R include the Tata Ultra 1918.T , Eicher Pro 3019, Tata Ultra T.18 and Ashok Leyland Boss 1920.

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BharatBenz 1917R Price List (Variants)​

BharatBenz 1917R is offered in 4 variants - the base model of 1917R is 5500/CAB/22(ft) and the top variant is 6700/CAB/31(ft) which come with 18500 Kgs.

BharatBenz 1917R 5500/CAB/22(ft)18500 kg
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BharatBenz 1917R 5100/CAB/20(ft)18500 kg
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BharatBenz 1917R 5900/CAB/24(ft)18500 kg
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BharatBenz 1917R 6700/CAB/31(ft)18500 kg
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BharatBenz Trucks Dealers in New Delhi

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    Khasra Killa NO 2482/320/2/2, Opposite Shikopur Turning, Village Rampura, NH-8, Jaipur Highway, Gurgaon 122002

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  • Espirit

    D-186, Okhla Indl. Area, Okhla phase 1, Near Anand maai Marg, New Delhi 110020

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  • Espirit Trucking

    Khasra No 1841 KM Delhi Mathura road Village Kalli Teshi Ballabgarh Faridabad , Haryana 121004

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  • Espirit Trucking

    Plot No 1961 PO Chikamberpur old GT Road Sahibabad Ghazibad, Uttar Pradesh 201005

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BharatBenz 1917R Specifications

Number of Tyre6
Power170 Hp
GVW18500 kg
Mileage6.5 kmpl
Engine3907 cc
Fuel Tank215/380 Ltr
Payload10886 Kgs
Chassis TypeChassis with Cabin

BharatBenz 1917R - Expert Review


To address the changing needs of customers and the different dynamics of the logistics and transport industry, BharatBenz recently expanded its MDT range of cargo trucks. The company has introduced the 1917R a 19T gross weight truck for medium to long haul shipment transport needs. This 6-tyre truck is part of the same DNA of performance but comes with superior aggregates, stronger powertrain, blending the technologies and greater total cost-of-ownership. 

With the addition of the 1917R, BharatBenz is trying to attract new customers into the MDT range. This new truck comes with several key features and aspects to help the customer earn higher revenues by spending less with a lower cost of operation. Some of the key aspects of 1917R include the higher 12T payload, multiple cargo decks and several capacity fuel tank with radial and bias tyre options, etc. This new MDT is suitable for all the key cargo applications such as agri, poultry, auto parts, fruits and vegetable, parcel and logistics, white goods and market leads, special applications like reefer, POL tanker, petroleum tanker, fire truck among others. Will this truck suit your business needs? Let's find out more. 


Take a look at the 1917R from any angle, you won’t find much of a visual difference as it resembles the trademark BharatBenz trucks in India. The upmarket design, compact but modern cabin and cargo body give the truck a strong road presence. At the front, you see a wide windshield, a nice BharatBenz printed at the grill with logo a car -like headline and a rugged bumper. Like the rest of the BharatBenz truck, the 1917R cabin is the same that is used across the MDT range that is designed with advanced aerodynamics that offers the lowest air drag which translates into better fuel economy. The cabin is painted with high resistant paint with 800 hours of UV testing done for better cabin paint reliability. The windshield comes coated with multiple layers of infrared absorbing material to reduce heat penetration and allow better cooling inside.

The 1917R is a 6-tyre, 4x2 axle configuration haulage truck which comes with a sleeper cabin, that means this truck can take even intercity cargo trips. What is also visible from the exterior of this truck is the strong cargo deck, and you can build either a container or open cargo body, whatever suitable for your business. The cargo deck sizes start from 20ft and go all the way to 32ft between 5100 mm to 6700 mm of wheelbases. The chassis frame of 1917R is 274 x 70 x 7 in mm, which is all-weather resistance that has undergone 500 hours of salt spray to ensure moist and humid weather providing you with long life with the prevention of rust. The fuel tank is offered in multiple options like 215L, 380L, and 355L diesel capacity with 43L of Adblue tank. All 6-tyres are 295/80R22.5 and 295/90R20 size.  


While this is a new truck that caters to different breeds of customers in the logistics shipments business with several refined aggregates and engines. However, the cabin of this truck is identical to the other trucks that are available in BharatBenz India portfolio. So what stands out? Well, just get inside, and you will certainly find a lot. Firstly, the space inside isn’t a problem with quite premium material that makes it like a passenger car. 

The dashboard is contemporary with all the necessary controls & indicators to help the driver navigate this truck effectively. Like any BharatBenz truck, the 1917R has a cabin that comes with heating, ventilation and AC, music system, power windows, central locking, static steering and tilt and telescopic steering. To offer you a safe truck, the 1917R get seatbelt reminder, demister to remove the fog, daytime running lamps to ensure vehicle visibility, reverse parking assistance for easy parking at tighter spots, and a rear camera. 


BharatBenz has worked on the powertrain of this truck to enable bigger payload shipment rather effortlessly. Unlike the 150hp engine in the other trucks, The 1917R gets the more powerful 170hp engine that means a better combination of power, torque and pickup on multiple cargo application needs. So the engine on this truck is the same proven 4D34i that produces 170hp of power at a sizable 520 Nm of torque. The engine is tuned to 6-speed manual gearbox to offer you driving comfort and superior mileage. 

The aggregates include 362 mm single dry plate, hydraulic actuated clutch, multi-leaf front and rear suspension, with standard anti-roll bar for hazardous goods pack, high centre of gravity pack & 6700 wheelbases optional for other applications. The service brakes are the pneumatic type with foot-operated in dual-line while the parking brake is spring actuated with hand brake valve. 

To climb upwards easily, the maximum gradeability of this truck is 23.6%, the turning circle radius is 17.3m, 19.3m, and 22.6m for respective wheelbases. What is common on this truck is the worldwide used and proven SCR technology that ensures your truck runs at the maximum potential offering you fuel mileage and power benefits. To make your ownership experience superior, BharatBenz offers you all digital tools like TruckConnect App and also an overall customized service package along with all India support across the company’s network. 


The 1917R gets the standard safety features that all BharatBenz trucks are equipped with. Seat Belts, reverse parking, rear camera demister and daytime running lights, standard anti-roll bar central locking, etc. Moreover, the truck is designed, developed, validated, and tested for Indian operating conditions to take on challenging cargo needs. 


If you’re looking to buy a truck in the MDT segment among the major products from the market leaders, BharatBenz 1917R comes as a refreshing new option that now promises a lot. Apart from the modern and elegant exterior look of the the1917R, you get a higher power engine, proven aggregates and multiple cargo body options as per the needs of your business. The truck is highly capable of even long-haul trips with moderate to heavy cargo shipments. You can deploy this truck on almost all-terrain, with the BharatBenz support for running an efficient and modern fleet. So visit a the nearest BharatBenz dealership to explore this truck in person before you make-up your mind.


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Pros & Cons of BharatBenz 1917R

Things We Like

  • On several performance elements, this BharatBenz MDT is far superior
  • Multiple cargo decks that suit a variety of cargo applications
  • Ideal for medium to long trips
  • Highly versatile and capable cargo truck
  • Among the best cabin in the 6-tyre truck segment
  • Sleeper cabin an advantage
  • Superior built quality with robust aggregates & powertrain

Things We Don't Like

  • Anti-roll bar not standard across all variants
  • Premium price
  • No Cowl option

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1917R User Reviews

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  • Powerful, and comfortable truck for long distance

    This Benz truck come in two version with chasis and with cargo body also it comes in 20ft to 31 ft deck length version. ...

    By usmaan
    On: Aug 21, 2023
  • Ek Dum Solid Truck

    BharatBenz 1917R ek kaabil truck hai, jiska performance aur durability se hum khush hai! Iska powerful engine aur sturdy...

    By shakeel
    On: Aug 07, 2023
  • BharatBenz 1917R Powerful heavy-duty truck

    BharatBenz 1917R ek bahut Powerful heavy-duty truck hai jo indian business needs aur logistics ke liye khas tor se banay...

    By surya kumar
    On: Apr 11, 2023
  • Power and durable bharatbenz 6 tyre

    This is BharatBenz innovative medium-duty truck with the powerful engine. Good for long trips with higher pickup and pay...

    By alok mishra
    On: Sept 05, 2022
  • Good Power

    1917R good truck but the price is higher than Tata. Not Cowl avaiable only factory cabin with body. ...

    By yagesh
    On: May 09, 2021
  • better built quality.

    THis is easy to use truck for medium to long trips. Fine looking truck with safety and better built quality. Mileage is ...

    By raghu
    On: May 09, 2021
  • Good Truck

    BharatBenz medium-duty truck comes with looking cabin that has good space and features. 1917R is popular truck as it is ...

    By qabil
    On: May 09, 2021
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What is the price of BharatBenz 1917R in New Delhi?

The Truck prices are varied from states and cities as per the local taxes and levies. The BharatBenz 1917R price is in the range of is approximately between ₹27.40 - ₹28.27 Lakh in New Delhi.

What will be the monthly EMI for BharatBenz 1917R?

The monthly EMI for any Truck is determined by several elements. This typically includes the purchase price, the upfront payment made, and the total loan availed. The monthly EMI of BharatBenz 1917R will be ₹53,002.00 on an annual rate of interest of 10.5% for a tenure of 5 years & down payment will be ₹2.74 Lakh

What is the loading capacity of BharatBenz 1917R?

The payload is essentially the maximum loading capacity of Truck. The BharatBenz 1917R payload is 10886 Kgs

What is the fuel tank capacity of BharatBenz 1917R?

The fuel capacity of BharatBenz 1917R is 215/380 Ltr. Get more detailed specifications of BharatBenz 1917R at Trucksdekho.

What is GVW of BharatBenz 1917R?

GVW of a Truck inclusive of kerb weight and payload of the vehicle. The GVW of BharatBenz 1917R is 18500 kg

What is the engine capacity of BharatBenz 1917R?

The engine capacity of the Truck is the maximum power & maximum torque. The maximum power of 1917R is 170 Hp , maximum torque is 520 Nm & engine capacity is 3907 cc.

What is the Wheelbase of BharatBenz 1917R?

The wheelbase of BharatBenz 1917R is 5500 mm

What is the Gradeability of BharatBenz 1917R?

The gradeability of a Truck is the ability to climb slopes. Trucks with good gradeability can be used for carrying loads in hilly areas. BharatBenz 1917R offers gradeability of 23.6 %

What is the HP of BharatBenz 1917R?

The power of BharatBenz 1917R is 170 Hp .

How many wheels/Chakka are present in BharatBenz 1917R?

The BharatBenz 1917R Truck comes with total 6 wheels.

What is the body & chassis configuration of BharatBenz 1917R?

BharatBenz 1917R is available in Box body option. The cabin type of 1917R is a Day and Sleeper Cabin & chassis type is a Chassis with Cabin .

What is the fuel & transmission type of BharatBenz 1917R?

The BharatBenz 1917R is available in Diesel version with Manual transmission.

What is the mileage of BharatBenz 1917R?

The Mileage of BharatBenz 1917R is 6.5 kmpl.

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