We bring to you a comparison between two of the most popular trucks in the commercial vehicle segment: Ashok Leyland Partner 6 Tyre vs. SML Isuzu Sartaj HG 72.
The Ashok Leyland Partner 6 Tyre is the elder sibling of the Partner 4 and shares similar specs and features on paper. However, it has a slightly higher gross vehicle weight of 7.2 tonnes but a better payload capacity of marginally under 4.5 tonnes.
The SML Isuzu Sartaj HG 72 BS-IV is a good truck in terms of the lightweight category. It comes with a day cabin up front and a deck body at the rear. It is built on a 3,335 mm wheelbase and the ground clearance is 228 mm. The gross vehicle weight of the truck is 7,200 kilograms and its payload capacity is 4,470 kilograms.
|Ashok Leyland Partner 6 Tyre||SML Isuzu Sartaj HG 72|
|Price||From 10.57 Lakh||From 10.00 Lakh|
|Engine||ZD30 Diesel Engine with DDTi (Double Overhead Camshaft , Common Rail, Direct Injecti on, Turbo Intercooled)||4-Cylinder In-line Direct Injec on / Common Rail Direct Injec on Diesel Turbo-charger with Inter-cooler|
|Max Power||105 bhp @ 2600 rpm||99.1bhp @ 2800rpm|
|Max Torque||284 Nm @ 1350-2600 rpm||310 Nm @ 1500 ± 100 rpm|
|Clutch||280 mm Dia, Single Dry Plate, Diaphragm Push Type||260 mm dia., Single plate diaphragm type|
|Fuel Tank (Litres)||90||90|
|Suspension||Parabolic with Double Acting Shock Absorbers||Semi-elliptical with Multi-Leaf Spring|
|Brakes||Hydraullic Brakes||Hydraullic Brakes|
|Steering||Power steering||Mechanical steering|
After looking at the specifications, which one will you choose?