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Day: May 10, 2020

2020 Ashok Leyland Dost BS6 rolls out from production line
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2020 Ashok Leyland Dost BS6 rolls out from production line

Even after 9 years since its launch, Ashok Leyland Dost has managed to create a niche for itself in the 1 – 1.5 tonne payload category and manages to sell in decent numbers. So, it is not a surprise that Ashok Leyland wants to keep its LCV alive in the new BS6 era. The Dost is available in 3 variants - Dost Lite, Strong and Plus with rated payload capacities of 1,150 kg, 1,250 kg and 1,475 kg respectively. The vehicle is powered by a 1.5-liter three-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine which was developed by the Indo-Japanese JV. On board the Dost Plus which has a payload capacity of 1,475 kg, the motor produces 60 hp and 170 Nm of torque. The entry and mid-level Dost Lite and Dost Strong modes make do with a 58 hp and 157.5 Nm version. All the variants employ a 5-speed m...