Ashok Leyland – BS6 Tractor Trailer Portfolio

AL4020 BS6 G Cowl

In the previous article we had an overview of the Ashok Leyland’s Rigid truck portfolio. In this article we will go through the BS6 Tractor Trailer Portfolio of Ashok Leyland.

Read Here – Rigid Heavy Truck Portfolio of Ashok Leyland

As a differentiator Ashok Leyland is projecting this patented Mid Nox technology in tractor trailers too. The three major benefits of Mid Nox Technology being considered are :-

  1. Higher Exhaust After-Treatment System (EATS) Life – Lower Maintenance Cost.
  2. Lower Ad-blue Consumption – Lower operational Cost
  3. Compact EATS Design – Higher Payload & lower maintenance

In a new, AL has in BS6 regime introduced new front Fascia & Cabins for its Trucks as below.

  • G Cowl – Front Fascia with new styling & Improved Aesthetics.
  • M Cabin – Economy Cabin with Two Piece Windshield.
  • U Cabin – Value Cabin for comfortable rides.
  • N Cabin – High End Premium Cabin with host of Cabin Features for highest productivity.

Below is the tonnage wise brief of the BS6 Tractor Trailer Portfolio.

Tractor Trailers

  • 39.5T Category
  • 45.5T Category
  • 55.0T Category

39.5T BS6 TT categorized basis GVW & Cabin Variant as per the below Table: –

AL4020 BS6 G Cowl
AL4020 BS6 G Cowl
39.5T TT BS6 Specifications
39.5T TT BS6 Specifications

 

45.5T BS6 TT categorized basis GVW & Cabin Variant as per the below Table: –

AL4620 BS6 U Cabin
AL4620 BS6 U Cabin
45.5T TT BS6 Specifications
45.5T TT BS6 Specifications

 

55T BS6 TT categorized basis GVW & Cabin Variant as per the below Table: –

AL5525 BS6 N Cabin
AL5525 BS6 N Cabin
55T TT BS6 Specifications
55T TT BS6 Specifications

 

Key Takeaways from the Product line up – 

  • 180HP, 190HP & 230HP EGR Engines are discontinued and so are the products associated with it viz AL3518, AL4019, AL4923.
  • Ashok Leyland has relaunched 4 Cylinder Engine in 250HP for AL5525. AL during BS4 regime too had in initially launched 4 Cylinder 49T in Key Markets of Rajasthan & Punjab. AL had to rework the strategy due to low acceptance and shifted to 6 Cylinder Engines after a short while.
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