MAW Vriddhi Commercial Vehicle Pvt. Ltd., the Foton Motor Group’s authorized distributor, is ready to launch the new Foton Tunland E Pick-up truck in Nepal. The Tunland E will be Foton’s first of its kind in the pick-up truck market. The price for the Foton Tunland E in Nepal is set at Rs. 59,50,000 and will soon be available in Nepal.
Foton Tunland E Overview
The Tunland E has a premium design, upgraded technology features, high inferior qualities, high performance, and greater comfort than the other pick-up models. The Foton motors are a new brand in Nepal’s market but are a leading commercial vehicle producer with a growing market in more than 100 countries.
Engine and Performance
Foton 4J28TC model Tunland E is powered by a 2771cc engine with inline-four cylinders, electricity controller, high-pressure common-rail diesel engine along with Intercooler and Turbocharger. The 2771cc engine produces a maximum power of 113 BHP at 3600 rpm and 280 NM at 1600-2400 rpm of maximum torque. It contains a manual transmission of a 5-speed gearbox and a 4 x 4 drivetrain.
The clutch plate on the Tunland E is a single disc, dry, and has friction with a diaphragm spring attached, and the truck also has hydraulic power-assisted Rack and Pinion Steering.
The Variable Geometric turbocharger system in the new Tunland E model improves the transient response-ability and decreases the fuel consumption. However, the pick-up’s fuel tank capacity is 76 liters with a kerb weight of 1785kg. The gross payload capacity of the pick-up is 1000kg.
Interior and Exterior Design and Features
The Foton Tunland E is a double cab pickup having a stylish design. The truck has a muscular grille in addition to the cool blackout styling above the bumper. Additional features on the truck include projector headlamps, LED Daytime Running Lamp, along fog lights.
The Foton Tunland E’s side profile includes blacked-out padding on the wheel arches along with the blacked-out sidestep. The truck’s interior has an integrated dashboard with various features to keep you up all along the drive.
The steering in the Tunland E provides comfort with a tilt and telescopic power steering and Air Conditioner and Heater. The rearview mirror of the truck can be adjusted electrically.
The Tunland E has a seating capacity of 5 and is available in 5 colors- Black, Maroon, Blue, White, Grey, and Light Grey. The Tunland E dimension is 5310 x 1880 x 1860mm with a wheelbase of 3105mm.
There are several features on the Tunland E, and it is comparatively budget-friendly compared to the other pickup trucks in Nepal. Some highlights of the Foton Tunland are:
- Antilock Braking System with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
- Integrated Audio System
- Rear Parking Sensor
- Air Conditioner
- Electric Rearview Mirrors
- Sun Visor
- 210mm ground clearance
- Power Steering
The Tunland E consists of Dual-Driver and Passenger Airbags. The braking of the vehicle is handled by Ventilated Disc Brakes on the front and a drum on the rear.
The vehicle also has Antilock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution. Central Locking, Seat belt unfastening and door open, and Seat belt warning are other important safety features of the Tunland E.
Brakes and Suspension
The suspension on the front is handled by a double-wishbone and coil spring and Leaf springs with a shock absorber on the rear. The tire size is 245/70 R16 with a 16-inches aluminum alloy rim. The braking of the Tunland E on the front is Ventilated Disc Brake and Drum on the rear.
Foton Tunland E Specifications
|Engine||Four-cylinders, Electricity controller, High-pressure Common-rail diesel engine|
|Max Power||113 BHP @ 3600 rpm|
|Max Torque||280 Nm @ 1600-2400 rpm|
|Dimension||5310 x 1880 x 1860 mm|
|Transmission||5-speed Manual Transmission|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||76 liters|
|Mileage||14 km per liter|
|Front Tire||245/70 R16 Disc|
|Rear Tire||245/70 R16 Drum|
|Safety System||Dual Airbags, ABS, EBD|
|Suspension Setup||Independent Double Wishbone with Coil Springs and Soft Ride with Leaf Spring|
|Seat Capacity||Five seater|
|Payload Capacity||1000 kg|
|Ground Clearance||210 mm|
|Kerb weight||1785 kg|
|Colors||Black, Maroon, White, Grey, Light Grey|
Foton Tunland E Price in Nepal and Availability
The Foton Tunland E launch is still uncertain because of the current circumstances, but the company assured that the vehicle would be easily available after the launch. The introductory price of the Tunland E in Nepal is set at Rs. 59,50,000.
Foton Tunland E is all set to compete with Ford Ranger, ISUZU D-Max, and Toyota Hilux, currently leading the pick-up market. Tunland E features three things to compete- Price, Power, and Performance.
The company’s main motive is to provide value to the customer as they assure their products are affordable and reliable. Along with the Tunland E, Foton is also bringing View CS2L into the Nepali market.