May 13, 2016: Eicher Pro 1049 comes as a revolutionary last-mile connectivity solution in the sub 5-tonne category with best-in-class fuel efficiency and larger loading area (10X6 Ft.). A carefree low maintenance, better uptime and a higher payload capacity (2.7 tonne @ C FSD), make it a perfect workhorse – allowing you to commit more trips in less cost. Available in two variants, the compact-sized vehicle is quick at rolling out with better pick up and acceleration. The performance level perks are fairly done with details which allow it to respond to different turf conditions with a flair of duty. Mated with robust outer design, it can easily carry difficult loads in extreme situations. The truck comes with 29% of gradeability which is quite on a higher side for a vehicle with 4995 kg of GVW. Talk of comfort and it is probably the best you have in the segment.
Diesel 95 bhp @ 3200 rpm,300 Nm @ 1600 -1800 rpm,Manual
Diesel 95 bhp @ 3200 rpm,300 Nm @ 1600 -1800 rpm,Manual
Eicher Pro 1049 takes the ‘Pro-feat’ ahead putting all fine elements of last-mile connectivity in one well-conceived sub-5-tonne solution. Together with class-leading features like loading area of 5.6 Sq.m, 2.7 tonne @ C FSD payload capacity, lucrative fuel output, and the ever-pleasing cabin design, Eicher Pro 1049 takes you through a comprehensive experience of modern trucking – validating your business with the pro-transport solution which it is meant to deliver.
Following the successful lineage and a probing design that it boasts of having, Pro 1049 outlines the idea of business transport with features that drive innovation. Dispensing higher profitability at all points, Eicher Pro 1049 comes with a host of performance-grade hikes that empower new-age businesses to move across with great authority and ease.
Engine - E483 (Turbocharger with Intercooler for BSIII and E483 4 Cylinder CRS for BSIV variant)
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) - 4995 kg
Wheelbase - 2750 mm
Engine and Performance
Eicher Pro 1049 comes with E483 TCI 2V 4C and E483 2V 4C CRS engine for BSIII and BSIV variants respectively. With the former one offering 95 PS @ 3200 RPM of max power and 285 Nm @ 1440 RPM of max torque and latter one churning out 95 PS @ 2600 RPM of max power with a max torque of 300 Nm @ 1600-1800 RPM. With an ET30 S5 transmission assisted by 5 Speed with Hybrid GSL gears, the vehicle offers a quick pick up and acceleration even when it is loaded full to its capacity. Compared with the other sub 5-tonners, Eicher Pro 1049 has a better reputation to offer in terms of maintenance and uptime, which makes it a better performer in a long run. Offering the best-in-class fuel efficiency, this truck communicates value to through steady cost-savings.
Vehicle Built and Load Capacity
Eicher Pro 1049 comes with a wheelbase of 2750 mm and a cargo body length of 3068mm (10 feet) which apparently is the longest in the segment. The 6 feet wide body brings you more options for carrying load. A Gross Vehicle Weight of 4995 kg lets you easily take along goods spanning across different scopes and extents. But what makes it really different is a high rated payload of 2.7 tonne @ CFSD which is among the USPs of this vehicle.
For its ability to drive off those tricky surfaces easily, it can pierce through great interiors and remote regions. Perfect for carrying goods like water campers, milk tanks, parcels, fruits and veggies and white goods. For the load body dimension (6X10 Ft.) it offers, it can also be quite helpful in moving factory loads, carrying livestock and even shifting homes.
Handling and Suspension
There are quite a number of features that make handling an Eicher Pro 1049 really easy. The tiltable and telescopic (6 degree tilting and 30 mm telescopic movement) steering wheel really makes a difference in long driving conditions. Handling comes easy with the ergonomically designed hybrid gear shift lever.
The vehicle comes with semi-elliptical laminated leaves suspensions (with shock absorber) which makes it absorb the patchiness quite effectively. With a ground clearance of 230 mm you can expect it to clear those hefty bumps with ease. Perfecting it further, the gradeability of 29% gives the truck the ability to perform quite effectively on those muddy terrains and elevated slopes.
Braking and Safety
Eicher Pro 1049 comes with regular braking options - Hydraulic Service Brake and Vaccum assisted Exhaust Brake. Stronger body means better safety. And so are the material references that contribute to details in terms of safety which keeps the occupants unhurt in case of a minor impact. The bigger metallic bumper keeps the front safe. Close pitch strong load body further makes the vehicle carry loads without worrying about any miscarriage. All in all, this vehicle comes with some sense of safety.
Design and Comfort
Eicher Pro 1049 comes with an expansive range of design and comfort features. The cabin comfort really comes big with Digital instrument panel, Soft grip steering wheel, Paper holder in sun visor, Easily accessible door trim pockets, 12V mobile charger with multi point charger, Engine inspection lamp and Lockable glove box with tray. The ergonomically designed 4-way adjustable seats let you adjust the seating as per your comfort, which lets you drive for longer at a stretch.
Beige interiors with modern dual tone instrument panel further makes it look good from inside. The vehicle further offers 6 din multi-utility dashboard which makes it easy to clip-up your essentials on the move. A modern-day truck scheme in every sense!
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