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Ashok Leyland confirms Dost passenger van

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Ashok Leyland will launch the Stile MPV, which is basically a badge engineered Nissan Evalia, before the festive season in India. After the Stile MPV, the next big launch for the Indian utility vehicle maker will be the passenger carrier based on the Dost mini pick up truck. The Dost is a product that was developed jointly under the Nissan-Ashok Leyland joint venture.

The mini pick up truck has been a highly successful product as Ashok Leyland has managed to sell no less than 50,000 units since the Dost’s launch. While the Dost comes in cargo and ambulance variants, a passenger van version will let Ashok Leyland challenge the Tata Magic and Mahindra Maxximo van. Here are Team ICB’s exclusive renders of the Dost passenger carrier.

The Ashok Leyland Dost passenger van will retain the Dost pick up truck’s 3 cylinder turbo diesel engine. A CNG version of the Dost passenger van will join the line up, along with the CNG powered Dost pick up. Expect 7-8 seats in the Dost passenger van, which will come with a price tag much lower than the Stile MPV. Ashok Leyland has been facing heat from investors as the company turned out a loss for last year.

In fact, one investor, who was unhappy with the low dividend issued by the company for this year, suggested that the Ashok Leyland non-executive vice chairman, Mr Seshasayee, take home a nominal 1 rupee salary like a certain N.R Narayana Murthy instead of the 3 crore rupees he takes home. So, new products like the Dost passenger van and the Stile MPV are the need of the day, to pep up things for the utility vehicle maker. In the light truck space, Ashok Leyland is putting final touches to the Partner truck. The Partner truck could be launched by the end of this year or early next year.

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16 Comments

  1. Rajesh Kamble

    July 29, 2013 at 12:39 pm

    Please how much price on Road
    And Sand to the adderes showroom & phon NO,Mobial no

  2. sunildath

    August 16, 2013 at 6:32 pm

    attractive in photos.i like leyland.how much its cost

  3. NILESH GOHEL

    October 3, 2013 at 2:28 pm

    please forward me price at show room of Ashok Leyland confirms Dost passenger van at Gandhidham Kutch Gujrat. on my said id

  4. sandee trivedi

    October 13, 2013 at 1:59 pm

    please forward me price at show room of Ashok Leyland confirms Dost passenger van on my mail id.

  5. sinoj k kurian

    October 18, 2013 at 10:53 pm

    Please send me vechile price

  6. Bhushan Patil

    October 27, 2013 at 6:01 pm

    sir,please told the cost of the these vehicles,and milage

  7. sanjay pere

    December 5, 2013 at 4:11 pm

    please dost passenger on road price diteal

  8. Mohammad Harun

    December 11, 2013 at 1:28 pm

    how much showroom price of dost passenger van please detail send may mail id

  9. ajit

    December 25, 2013 at 8:05 pm

    pl. send cost and showroom in dombivli or near place. thank you.[ dost express van 14 seater]

  10. RN T Kumar Padmaraj

    January 14, 2014 at 9:24 am

    Please how much price on Road
    And Sand to the adderes showroom
    & phon NO,Mobial no

  11. birendra

    March 14, 2014 at 5:37 pm

    Give me price of 14 seater dost express with specific on my email id

  12. kishore

    May 2, 2014 at 10:55 am

    What is the price of the van ?

  13. mtg

    October 24, 2014 at 4:39 pm

    What is the price of the van ? and send the specification to this id

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