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Ashok Leyland understands that the economic stability of a country depends on the 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 the 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 a 1.5L 70 HP, turbo charged common rail diesel engine (TDCR) adding benefit of 3 Lakhs/1year warranty for you. With a payload of 1.25 tonnes, 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, the DOST Strong appeals to the urban distributors who have to navigate narrow lanes and crowded neighborhood. The DOST, with its rugged construct and rigid front suspension also appeals to the semi-urban and rural transporter who has 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, the 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.

Car-like comfort

DOST Strong is 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 the DOST Strong, a breeze. The optional air-conditioning feature in the DOST Strong is a respite for those driving in the sweltering heat and waiting long hours in loading docks or traffic.



  • Best in Class Mileage

  • 1250 kg Payload

  • Excellent power and pickup

  • 1.5L, 3 Cylinder Diesel Engine (BS VI)- i GEN6 Technology

  • 2500 mm (8.2ft) Long Load Body


  • Front Impact Absorption Bar

  • Load Sensing Proportioning Valve (LSPV) with Booster Brakes

  • ELR Seat Belts

  • Tail Lamp Protector


  • Low turning radius

  • Right Suspension with Parabolic Leaf spring and Double Acting Shock Absorbers

  • Sliding Window (Behind Driver Seat)

  • Driver Seat Adjustment - Sliding and Reclining

  • Spacious and ergonomic euro cabin

  • Optional air conditioner


  • Digital Cluster

  • Mobile Holder and Charger

  • Lockable Glove Box

  • Engine

  • Engine 1.5L, 3 Cylinder Diesel Engine (BS VI)
  • Type Diesel
  • Displacement/Cubic Capacity 1478 cc
  • Maximum Power @ rpm 70 hp @3300 RPM
  • Maximum Torque @ rpm 170 Nm @ 1600-2400 RPM
  • Clutch

  • Clutch 240 mm Diameter Diaphragm, Single dry plate, Mechanical cable Operated
  • Transmission

  • Type/No. of Gears Fully synchromesh, 5 speed-Gearbox Manual, Integrated Bell Housing,(5 Forward +1 reverse gears)
  • Gear Shifting Cable Shift
  • Brakes

  • Type Vacuum assisted Hydraulic brakes with LSPV
  • Front Rear Ventilated Disc Type; Drum Tyre
  • Suspension

  • Front Right Suspension with Parabolic Leaf spring and Double Acting Shock Absorbers
  • Rear Parabolic leaf spring,2 stages,overslung
  • Tyres (Size/Type)

  • Tyres (Size/Type) 185 R14 LT, 8PR,Radial
  • Weight

  • GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight) 2590 Kg
  • Rated Payload 1250 Kg
  • Seating Capacity

  • Seating Capacity Driver + 1
  • Fuel Tank Capacity

  • Fuel Tank Capacity 40 litres
  • Dimensions

  • Overall Vehicle Length 4485 mm
  • Overall Vehicle Width 1620 mm
  • Overall Vehicle Height 1835 mm
  • Wheel Base 2350 mm
  • Load Body / Cargo Deck (LxBxH) 2500mm x 1620mm x 380mm(8.2ft x5.3ft x 1.25ft)
  • Loading Height 840 mm
  • Performance

  • Maximum Speed 80 kmph