|Ashok Leyland Dost LCV | Price | Variants|
Nissan Ashok Leyland Dost LCV Launched:
Commercial vehicle specialist Ashok Leyland has launched its Dost LCV (landing craft vehicle) in Indian market. Dost happens to be the first LCV model manufactured by Ashok Leyland. The LCV will has been launched in Maharashtra and Gujarat and will later enter Southern region.
Ashok Leyland has plans to launch the LCV in south Indian states like Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala. Ashok Leyland has estimated the markets of all these states to contribute for 60 percent of Dost LCV's sales. The Dost LCV is the end result of Ashok Leyland and Japanese automaker Nissan's joint venture for producing a LCV.
Ashok Leyland Dost LCV price:
As of now, Ashok Leyland has launched the Dost LCV only for the Maharashtra and Gujarat markets. The base variant of the vehicle has been priced at rupees 3.79 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai).
Dost LCV Price range:
Variant BSIII BSIV
LE : 3.79 3.93
LS : 3.95 4.07
LX : 4.27 4.37
Ashok Leyland Dost LCV variants:
The new Dost LCV will be available in three variants namely the Dost LCV LE, Dost LCV LS and Dost LCV LX. LX forms the top variant which has got air-conditioning while the LE and LS variants will be blessed with power steering and dual-tone interiors.
All the variants will be powered by a 1.5-litre 3-cylinder turbocharged diesel which is capable of producing a peak power of 55bhp and peak torque of 15.3kgm. Except the interior facilities, there will be no other changes in all the three variants.
Ashok Leyland Dost LCV engine:
Dost LCV is capable of carrying 1.25 tonnes of load. Powered by a 1.5-litre 3-cylinder turbocharged diesel which is capable of producing a peak power of 55bhp and peak torque of 15.3kgm. The LCV is quite light when compared to the other commercial vehicles. This helps in increasing ht fuel economy. Ashok Leyland is planning to bring in two more platforms on Dost LCV in the next 15-30 months.