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Mahindra Bolero Pickup 1.7 BS6 launched – Detailed overview

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Mahindra has launched its all-new BS6 compliant 1.7-ton extra-long Mahindra Bolero Pickup truck. Everyone knows that this vehicle is also known as the king of pickup vehicles. Only Tata Yodha is its direct competition. As per recent stats, Mahindra sells 1 pickup truck every 1 min which leads to 1.44 lakhs units sold to date. Mahindra holds a 64% market share in the pickup truck segment.

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Basic overview

Even though in pickup vehicle looks are not a priority but Mahindra has made its latest version quite beautiful with front grills and solid reflector headlamps. There is an option to put fog lamps also. Tires with steel rims are used with 12 ply rating but a major drawback is that there is no option for tubeless tires.

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Image: Bolero Pickup BS6 front

Ground clearance of the vehicle is quite high which is 195 mm due to this a footboard is given by the company. This vehicle comes in two payload options – 1700 Kg and 1245 Kg and now this vehicle is also available in BS6 compliant option. Mahindra has provided a strong chassis now to carry its 9 feet extra long loading bay.


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Image: Bolero pickup BS6 interiors

The company has made interiors very similar to an SUV. Seats are quite comfortable with sliding and recline adjustable driver seat. The dashboard looks very stylish as shown in the image with power steering, mobile charging options with the dual-tone interiors. The truck has floor mats, a lockable glovebox, ELR seat belts, and many other storage places but there is no power window option.


Technical specs

The Truck has a Mahindra M2DICR 4 cylinder inline 2523 CC 2.5L DI turbocharged diesel BS6 engine which generates a power of 75HP @ 3200 RPM and torque of 200 Nm @ 1400-2200 RPM. It has a 5 speed manual fully synchromesh type gearbox with a single plate dry friction type clutch.

If we look at the suspension it has rigid leaf spring with hydraulic double acting telescopic shock absorbers in front with 5 no. of leaves and rigid leaf springs with hydraulic double acting telescopic shock absorber suspension in rear with 9 leaves.

An antiroll bar is given at the front which is a quite good safety feature. If we look at the brakes Mahindra has given disc brakes in front and drum brakes in the rear.

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Weight and dimensions

The GVW(Gross vehicle weight) of this vehicle is 3490KG. The vehicle is available in 2 payload options – 1700 kg and 1245 kg. You can choose as per your applications. The size of the wheelbase is 3264 mm with a deck length of 9 feet and deck width of 5.5 feet. The CBC (cabin chassis) variant is also available. The size of the fuel tank is 60 L diesel fuel tank. Ratings of tire are 12 ply rating with R15. The mileage of the vehicle is 14.3 KMPL as per the brochure.


  • SCV pickup segment
  • City and highway application
  • Market load, chicken carrier, agricultural produce, food grains
  • Fruits and vegetables, poultry, fisheries, parcel courier, mandap decorators,
  • Catering, event organizer, e-commerce, cash van,
  • FMCG, pharmacy, LPG cylinders distribution, water distribution,
  • Construction sites, mobile van, milk distribution, etc

Price – Ex-showroom Mumbai ₹ 7,99,264 – ₹ 8,03,704

On-road price in your city may vary. To know more about pricing, visit your local showroom.

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Engine and Transmission

Engine Type: m2DiCR Di Turbo Charged
Engine Displacement: 2523 cc
Fuel Type: Diesel
Power: 70BHP@3200RPM
Emission Norm Compliance: BS IV
Torque: 200Nm@1400-2200rpm
No Of Cylinders: 4
Transmission: Manual
Gear Box: 5 Speed, 5 Forward, 1 Reverse
Drive Type: FWD
Paddle Shift: -1
Kerb Weight: 1725Kg

Brakes, Steering, Suspension, and Tyres

Suspension Front: 7 leaves Rigid leaf spring suspension
Suspension Rear: 7 leaves Rigid leaf spring suspension
Tyre Size: 215/75 R16

Interior Dimensions

Fuel Capacity: 60 Liters

Exterior Dimensions

Ground Clearance (Laden): 175mm
Length Width Height: 5215*1700*1865
Wheelbase: 3260mm

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