Ashok Leyland – DOST STRONG
Ashok Leyland understands that the economic stability of a country depends on safe and timely transportation of goods, and builds vehicles that facilitate it. DOST, one of Ashok Leyland’s award-winning light commercial vehicles, now comes with i-GEN6 technology being an ideal vehicle to ensure last mile transportation of goods loaded off bigger trucks, into congested city lanes, and through tough terrains, to even the remotest parts of the country. The car-like ease and fuel efficiency of DOST makes it a convenient option to navigate through smaller lanes, ensuring door-step delivery of goods to the consumer.
Delivering goods to the consumer’s door-step
DOST Strong now comes with 1.5 L, 52.1 kW (70 hp), turbo charged common rail diesel engine (TDCR) adding benefit of 3 years or 100 000 km warranty for you. With a payload of 1350 kg, DOST is an ideal vehicle for transporting almost all kinds of everyday commodities like vegetables, fruits, milk and more. Equipped with power steering and a shorter turning radius and ease of driving, DOST Strong appeals to the urban distributors who have to navigate narrow lanes and crowded neighborhood. Its rugged construct and rigid front suspension also appeals to semi-urban and rural transporters who have to drive on rough terrains.
The driver’s DOST
DOST Strong is the first Indian vehicle in its segment to offer car-like comfort – a welcome relief for those toiling 14-15 hours a day, driving and moving the freight. With sufficient headroom, sizable room for the feet, reclining seats and expansive dashboard, DOST brings best in class drive comfort. The vehicle offers a comfortable cushion space between the seats for drivers to rest and cut down fatigue.
DOST Strongis not just about space for the driver or higher payload. Low-turning radius and superior mileage are one of the key features of DOST Strong. The power steering makes driving DOST Strong, a breeze. The optional air-conditioning feature in DOST Strong is a respite for those driving in the sweltering heat and waiting for long hours in loading docks or in traffic.