We bring to you a comparison between two of India’s leading truck models: Ashok Leyland U 3718 vs. Eicher Pro 6037.
The Ashok Leyland U 3718 sits among the popular trucks that come as customisable and have chassis with a cabin as standard. On the safety front, the truck has many exceptional features like ABS for its air brakes, parking brakes, fog lights, tubeless tyres, seat belts, and hill hold assist. The suspension is done on semi-elliptic multi-leaf at both ends. It has a high gross vehicle weight of 37 tonnes and a fuel tank capacity of 400 litres. It is powered by the company’s popular H Series engine that makes 180 bhp of power and 660 Nm of torque. The produced power is delivered to the wheels via an 8-speed manual gearbox.
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The Eicher Pro 6037 is a good option to transport high volumes and it is one of the best options in terms of convenience. The vehicle comes with a tiltable sleeper cabin and is packed with a host of comfort features like AC, cruise control, driver information display, telematics, adjustable seat, tilt and telescopic hydraulic power steering, etc. The truck comes with air brakes, along with ABS, to do the stopping duties.
The vehicle derives the power from a BS IV complaint, 5.0-litre VEDX5 engine with the SCR technology. This can offer up to 210 bhp of power and a peak torque of 825 Nm. The maximum power and the peak torque come at 2,200 rpm and 1,200 respectively.
|Ashok Leyland U 3718||Eicher Pro 6037|
|Engine||H series CRS engine with iEGR technology||VEDX5, BS IV Engine with SCR Technology|
|Max Power||180 Bhp @ 2400 rpm||210 bhp @ 2200 rpm|
|Max Torque||660 Nm @ 1200-1900 rpm||825Nm @ 1200 -1600rpm|
|Clutch||380 mm dia, single plate dry type with clutch booster||Hydraulically Actuated Push Type Bosster Assisted|
|Fuel Tank (Litres)||400||350|
|Suspension||Semi-elliptic multileaf||Semi elliptical laminated leaf springs with hydraulic type double acting telescopic shock absorbers with ARB in front|
Semi elliptical laminated leaf springs with bell cranck mechanism at rear
|Brakes||Air Brakes||Air Brakes|
|Steering||Power steering||Tilt and Telescopic hydraulic power steering|
After looking at the specifications, which one will you choose?
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