Key Specs of Tata LPT 2518
LPT 2518 Highlights
December 24, 2019: Among the sub 25 Ton 3 Axle rigid market products, the Tata LPT 2518 continues to be the most popular product in the category. The platform is known to offer unmatched dependability while making it possible for its users to customize it as per their individual needs. The Tata LPT 2518 is offered in only as a chassis and a cowl or a tilt cabin and a promise of lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and profitability to its users.
The maximum permissible GVW for the Tata LPT 2518 is set at 25000kg and a kerb weight of 6000kg while the maximum rated payload rating is 19000kg. It is available in a 6X2 axle configuration and the suspension duties are taken by a parabolic spring setup at the front and a rear setup consisting of Semi-elliptical leaf spring. Braking is taken care of by Air Brakes all around while ABS is offered as standard. While a power steering is also being offered. The chassis is known to be a long-lasting, sturdy and durable construction making it capable of best in segment loading and mileage along with superior drivability.
Powering the Tata LPT 2518 is the popular Tata Cummins ISBe5.9 180 40 6-Cylinder common rail engine that currently complies with BS-IV norms. The maximum power output is 175bhp made at just 2500rpm while the peak torque of 700NM arrives in 1200-1600rpm range. Transmission is taken care of by Tata G750 6-speed gearbox is matched with a 380mm Single Plate Dry Friction Type clutch.
Tata LPT 2518 Price List (Variants)
|Tata LPT 2518 6255/COWL|
|Tata LPT 2518 4880/COWL|
|Tata LPT 2518 4880/CAB|
|Tata LPT 2518 5505/COWL|
Tata Trucks Dealers in New Delhi
PLOT NO.16, BIJWASAN ROAD, PRIDE HOTEL, SAMALKA EXTENSION, KAPASHERA
F-26/4, NEAR ROYAL ENFIELD OUTLET,OKHLA CITY, OKHLA INDUSTRIAL AREA PHASE 2
PLOT NO. 1, RAM VIHAR, NAJAFGARH, NANGLI SAKRAWATI, NEAR ARJUN PARK
46/1, DILSHAD GARDEN, G T ROAD, OPP. METRO STATION PARKING, DELHI, PREET VIHAR, NEW DELHI
Plot No.219/220, Village Budhpur, G T Karnal Road, Delhi
Tata LPT 2518 Comparison with Similar Truck
Tata LPT 2518 Truck- Expert Review
Over the past few years, Tata Motors have expanded its range to a wide extent, making it one of the top truck manufacturers in the Indian market. The Tata LPT 2518 is one of its coolest offerings in the mid-duty truck segment.
It comes with a powerful and efficient powertrain that is capable of delivering a good performance. The engine is fuel efficient too. The truck is best in the segment in terms of the payload capacity and off-road gradeability.
Let’s discuss the highlighting factors of the truck below.
Engine - Cummins ISBe 5.9-litre, BS-IV compliant, Common Rail, six-cylinder
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) - 25,000 kg
Wheelbase - 6,225 mm
Power steering -Yes
Engine and Performance
The Tata LPT 2518 is equipped with a Cummins ISBe, BS-IV compliant, Common Rail, six-cylinder mill. The 5.9-litre engine is capable of churning out up to 175 bhp power which comes at 2,500 rpm, while on the other hand, the peak torque sticks at 700 Nm coming at a range between 1,200 and 1,600 rpm.
The engine is paired with a six-speed manual transmission with the help of a single plate dry friction type clutch. The truck carries a fuel tank of 350-litres and the engine can hit a top speed of 77 kmph. It has a good axle configuration of 6x2.
Vehicle Built and Load Capacity
The Tata LPT 2518 is built on a strong chassis so that the truck is capable to carry heavy loads. It has a customizable body and has an SLP cabin. The vehicle has an overall length of 11,853 mm and the overall width is 2,440 mm. The ground clearance of the truck is quite impressive at 250 mm. This excellent feature reduces the headache of damaging the car during driving on the bad roads.
The GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight) of the vehicle is 25,000 kilograms in which the 6,000 kg of kerb weight and 19,000 kg of payload capacity is included. The payload capacity is quite impressive which makes sure that the customizable truck can be used in mid to heavy duties.
Handling and Suspension
The Tata LPT 2518 gets a power steering inside the cabin that enhances the driver’s convenience. The driver can easily change the lanes at high speeds. Though it has wide wheelbase of 6,255 mm, the turning radius of 10,300 mm is quite decent for the segment. These figures clearly states that the vehicle is strictly for highways and city commutation is not an easy task.
It comes with a decent ground clearance which is mentioned earlier. The off-road gradeability of the vehicle is 26%, which assures that driving on the bad terrains and climbing on the bridge will never be a major issue for the driver.
Coming to its suspension, the truck gets the parabolic spring at Front or Semi-elliptical leaf spring and at the rear, the configuration is same. The setup provides a comfortable drive even on the bumpy roads.
Braking and Safety
The Tata LPT 2518 has full air S-Cam brakes with the automatic adjuster on both the axle that provides a good stopping power. The dual circuit full air S-Cam brake is used as the service brakes.
Coming to the safety features, the braking efficiency is enhanced with the inclusion of the ABS (Anti-lock braking system). In this segment, the truck is one of the few to have ABS. It has the parking brakes as well, so the driver can park the fully-loaded truck in the bridges as well.
Apart from these, the truck does not have other exclusive safety features. Some standard features like seat belts and fog lights are included in the equipment list.
Design and Comfort
The Tata LPT 2518 has a customizable body. It has the 10 x 20 - 16 PR tyre at the front and 10.00 R20-16 PR at its back. The customisation can be done by adding a tanker or a fully built container, reefer and HSD at the rear.
Coming to the comfort features, the vehicle comes with a power steering inside the cabin. Also, it has comfortable seats with a wide sleeper birth. Moreover, the dash can be easily navigated and features an ergonomic instrument cluster.
LPT 2518 User Reviews
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