Ashok Leyland Captain 2523 Truck Review 2018
Ashok Leyland Captain 2523 Truck is the recently launched truck which has best applications in fields like Ores and mineral transport (bauxite, limestone), canal, irrigation projects, Quarrying and mining sections. The truck offers ultimate in comfort, reliability and profitability. It comes with high-torque and fuel-efficient ‘H’-series Common Rail fuel injection System (CRS). This is their new heavy commercial vehicle range called Captain. It replaces U-Truck range.
Key Features of Ashok Leyland Captain 2523 Truck
- ‘H’-series Common Rail fuel injection System (CRS)
- 9-speed gearbox & 381 mm Hi-Dur clutch
- Mechanically suspended driver seat
- 410 mm diameter brake system
- 200 L cross-linked Polymer tank
Engine Performance and Mileage
Powered by ‘H’-series, Common Rail System (CRS), BS III engine. It offers 225 HP @ 2500 rpm power and 800 Nm @ 1400 – 1900 rpm torque on ride. Engine mated with 9 speed gears transmission. The clutch used is 15″ Diameter (381 mm) Hi-Dur ceramic clutch with clutch boosters type for smooth riding comfort. The truck is performance oriented and it can reach 80 kmph easily. 46.3% is the gradeability.
Body Options of Captain 2523 Truck
Ashok Leyland Captain 2523 Truck offered in two body options. Rock and Scoop Body type. 14 cum rock measures 3900mm Wheel Base, 260mm Min. Ground Clearance and 15500 mm Min. turning-circle dia. While the second type 16 cum box features 3900 mm Wheel Base , 260mm Min. Ground Clearance and 15500 mm Min. turning-circle dia.
- 14 cum rock: 7596 mm length and 2500 mm width
- 16 cum box: 7320 mm length and 2527 mm width
Interior : Comfort and safety
Interior fitted with On-board diagnostic port. It is a 16-pin on-board diagnostic system that will offer warning about impending problems. dash also features DIN bin slots, USB port and infotainment system. There is a Tiltable and telescopic steering adjustments for smooth riding comfort. For safety it gets Front: semi-elliptic, multi-leaf with anti-roll bar and shock absorbers and Rear: heavy-duty bogie suspension with V-rod suspension. The brake used are full air, dual line type ones.
Ashok Leyland Captain 2523 Truck Full Technical Specifications
Ashok Leyland Captain 2523 Truck
|Engine Type||‘H’-series, Common Rail System (CRS), BS III|
|Max Power||225 HP @ 2500 rpm|
|Max Torque||800 Nm @ 1400 – 1900 rpm|
|Max speed||80 kmph|
|Weight unladen total||
|Tyre||11 x 20-16 PR (optional) : 11 x 20-18 PR with mine lug)|
|Brake||Full air, dual line|
|Wheel base||3900 (for both 14 cum rock and 16 cum rock body)|
|Front Suspension||Front: semi-elliptic, multi-leaf with anti-roll bar and shock absorbers|
|Rear suspension||Rear: heavy-duty bogie suspension with V-rod|
|Clutch||15″ Diameter (381 mm) Hi-Dur ceramic clutch with clutch boosters|
|Body capacity||16 cum box (with 25% canopy) : 14 cum scow (rock body with 100% canopy)|
|Price||Rs. 24 lakh (Ex-Showroom, Delhi)|