Tata SK 1613 Hymiler BS-IVChange Truck
SK 1613 Hymiler BS-IV Highlights
December 24, 2019: With what is quite possibly the most iconic and instantly recognizable ‘Indian Truck’ design, the Tata SK 1613 Hymiler is the tipper variant of Tata’s most popular and the oldest Tata SK 1613 that first arrived way back in 1990. In fact, the Tata SK 1613 Hymiler is indeed the country’s only semi forward control, medium commercial vehicle truck. This sub-16-ton tipper truck has a maximum permissible GVW of 16200kg.
Powering the Tata SK 1613 Hymiler is the company’s BSIV compliant 6 cylinder 5675cc Tata Cri6-75 diesel engine. The maximum power output from this engine is 134bhp made at 2400rpm while the peak torque rating is set at 490Nm which arrives at just 1400rpm. A 6-Speed Manual Gearbox takes up transmission duties and is mated to a 352mm single dry plate clutch. It has a fuel tank capacity of either 150 liters or 225 liters depending on the wheelbase variant.
The Tata SK 1613 Hymiler is offered in a choice of three wheelbases - 3225 mm, 3625 mm and 4225 mm respectively. It also is offered in a number of Vehicle Configuration such as - Face-cowl & chassis, Cabin & chassis, Cabin with Box body, Cabin with Drop Side Box and Cabin with Scoop body. It also offers a number of load body options such as - 4.5 Cu.M Box body, 6.5 Cu.M Box body, 8.5 Cu.M Box body, 10 Cu.M Box body, 10 Cu.M Drop Side Box and a 7 Cu.M Scoop body, respectively.
Tata SK 1613 Hymiler BS-IV Price List (Variants)
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
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Tata SK 1613 Hymiler BS-IV Tipper- Expert Review
Tata SK 1613 Hymiler is a fully built Tipper Truck used for road construction and irrigation purposes. Known for delivering High Performance with High Fuel Efficiency with minimum downtime, it is primarily available in 2 body options, as 8.5 CuM Box body for picking loads like Aggregate, Sand, Bricks, Road Construction and Coal and 6.5 CuM Box body for helping you carrying load types like Iron Ore, Lime Stone and any other high density material. Other body options in which the truck is available are SK 1613/36 6 CuM Scoop Body to be used with stone quarries and tunnel projects and SK 1613/32 4.5 CuM Box Body for hilly terrain applications of road construction, aggregate, sand etc.
Engine: Tata 697, DI Turbocharged Intercooler, 5883 cc
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW): 16,200 kg
Wheelbase & Turning Radius: 4,225 mm, 8,300 mm
Engine and Performance
The truck is one of the bestselling vehicles in the 16 tonne segment with the premium quality Tata 697 TCIC BSIII Engine making it quite capable of carrying heavy loads on different road types. The proven Tata G-600 FGR 8.47 6-Speed gearbox (6F+1R) makes sure to have optimum gear ratios for raised efficiency and fluid transmission resulting in better driving quality. The 352 mm diameter, single plate dry friction pull type clutch is something really good to complement the gearing system it is furnished with. With a max speed of 78 kmph aligned with a 26% of gradeability, one can expect this truck to climb those steep heights with real ease. Tata SK 1613 Hymiler comes with a max power of 136 hp at 2400 rpm and a peak torque of 490 Nm at 1400 rpm, which makes it the right vehicle to attend those intermediate transportation needs on typical Indian turfs.
Vehicle Built and Load Capacity
Typically shaped to serve Indian facade of road transportation, Tata SK 1613 Hymiler comes with Ladder Type Heavy Duty Frame with Rivetted & Bolted Cross Members Chassis Frame, same as its identical twin LPK 1613 Hymiler. However, the truck has a quite larger wheelbase of 4,225 mm and an extended overall length of 6845 mm, making it a tad bigger resource than LPK.
Built on a frame of 223 mm x 60 mm x 7 mm, the vehicle comes with overall width of 2,434 mm and height of 2,875 mm, offering wider range of application carrying different load types. Heavy duty Forged "I" beam reverse Elliot type axle at the front and Single speed, Hypoid gears axle at the rear make it do justice to the load type it is meant to carry. The GVW of 16200 Kg with FAW of 6,000 Kg and RAW of 10, 200 Kg makes this truck a better choice to have compared to the LPK truck especially it is about using it for quarries and tunnel projects.
Handling and Suspension
Tata SK 1613 Hymiler comes with quality suspension to allow you all the balance you need carrying different loads on Indian roads. Semi Elliptical Leaf Springs suspension placed on the front and rear both get you easily driven through patchy surfaces that come quite often in your way on Indian highways. Driving SK 1613 really gets easier with powerful settings and allied support for handling the vehicle right. Effective power steering (hydraulic assisted) further makes it easier bearing with sharp turns and surprisingly merging roads.
Braking and Safety
Tata SK 1613 Hymiler comes with Full Air S Cam Brake System to allow you all the safety with driving on different terrains. Be it any speed, it is safe to drive with the brakes keeping you all in control of the navigation and movement. Talking of the other important safety measures available, it has parking brakes, hydraulic assisted power steering and seat belts, to keep you all aided with basic safety features you need in a truck.
Design and Comfort
Design is a bit off-ramp here. Just like Tata LPK 1613, SK has a flat design and doesn’t support much of aesthetically driven characteristics. All you would get with this truck is the basic edge-to-edge design, scaled to respond the truck dimension without any element of attraction added. The material used inside is however of good quality and consoles are placed precisely to support easy driving reflexes. Also, the features like Driver Information Display and Tiltable Steering help making up for the loss of good exterior and design element.
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