Ashok Leyland Bada Dost Launched

Ashok Leyland Bada Dost Launched

Hinduja Group’s flagship Ashok Leyland company has announced the launch of its new LCV named as ‘Bada Dost’. Ashok Leyland Bada Dost is a larger version.

The earlier version ‘Dost’ which was launched in 2016 was a Joint Venture with Nissan. Ashok Leyland Bada Dost is completely built on a new platform. This project took 3 years and the company has invested around .350 crore.

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Ashok Leyland Bada Dost comes in 2 variants – LS and LX. All the models have the same seating of 2(Passengers)+1(Driver). The exterior colour options (Ultra Blye, Stable Grey, Casablanca White and Irish Cream) are also the same for all the variants.

Specifications

The Turbocharged inter-cooled with Lean NOx Trap (LNT) 1.5 ltr and 3 cylinder Diesel engine is built with BS-VI compliant.

The engine has a 1478 cc displacement with 80 HP @ 3300 RPM maximum power at 190 NM @ 1600-2400 RPM maximum Torque.

The gearbox is fully synchronized with 5 speed manual with cable shift transmission. AC option and the Power steering are also common for all the variants.

The body has little variations. The BADA Dost i4 version has a 50 ltr fuel tank capacity whereas the BADA Dost i3 version has 40 ltr tank capacity.

Ashok Leyland Bada Dost i4 has

  • 3,490 kg Gross Vehicle Weight
  • 1,860 kg Payload
  • Wheelbase 2,590 mm
  • Overall length 5,025 mm
  • Overall width 1,842 mm
  • Overall height 2,061 mm
  • Load body dimensions (L X B X H) – 2951 mm x 1750 mm x 490 mm – 9′ 8″ x 5′ 9″ x 1′ 7″
  • Loading platform height  945 mm (3′ 1″)
  • Tyre size is 7.00 R15 LT –12PR (Tube type)

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Ashok Leyland Bada Dost i3 has

  • 2,990 kg Gross Vehicle Weight
  • 1,400 kg Payload
  • Wheelbase 2,590 mm
  • Overall length 4,935 mm
  • Overall width 1,842 mm
  • Overall height 2,037 mm
  • Load body dimensions (L X B X H) – 2860 mm x 1750 mm x 441 mm – 9′ 5″ x 5′ 9″ x 1′ 5″
  • Loading platform height  920 mm (3′ 0″)
  • Tyre size is 215/75 R15 LT –12PR (Tubeless type)

Warranty for 3 years and mileage remains the same for all the variants. Speeds of 80kmph are also the same. The price of Ashok Leyland Bada Dost ranges between .7.75 lakh to .7.99 lakhs.

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