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Mid-range DC pickups priced between Rs 55-75 lakh

The DC pickup’s presence on Nepali roads is increasing by the day. Be it for government official use or personal use, the pickup–owing to its reliability in terms of hauling, towing, and off-roading capabilities–is widely admired. Furthermore, this vehicle type’s rugged sensibility, great road presence, comfortable seating and amenities, and easily accessible storage space make it extremely popular among those who are seeking an adventurous lifestyle.

While most entry-level DC pickups are made solely for commercial purposes, mid-range DC pickups are perfect for those seeking adventure. In this category, models such as the Tunland DC, Hi-Lander, and V-Cross, among others, are the most popular pickups available in Nepal.

Foton Tunland DC

The Tunland DC comes in two variants: S (with full options) and E (standard, with accessories and full options).

The S-variant is powered by a 2.8L Cummins lSF engine that generates a power of 120 kW at 3600 rpm and a torque of 360 Nm at 1800-3000 rpm. Powering the E-variant is a 2.8L Foton 4 J28TC engine, which is capable of producing 85 kW of power at 3600 rpm and a torque of 280 Nm at 1600-2400 rpm.

Both engines are mated to a five-speed manual transmission.

Specifications

EngineCummins lSF 2.8Foton 4 J28TC
Fuel typeDieselDiesel
Displacement (cc)27762771
Power (kW)120 at 3600 rpm85 at 3600 rpm
Torque (Nm)360 at 1800-3000 rpm280 at 1600-2400 rpm
Transmission5-speed manual5-speed manual
Drive system4 WD4 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)7676
Seating capacity55
Ground clearance (mm)220210
Gross vehicle weight (kg)34502785
Payload capacity (kg)15001000

Foton Tunland price in Nepal

Tunland DC ModelPrice in Nepal
Tunland DC E Rs 54.90 lakh
Tunland DC E (with accessories)Rs 55.90 lakh
Tunland DC E (with full options)Rs 59.50 lakh
Tunland DC S (with full options)Rs 79.90 lakh

JAC T8

The T8 double-cab is powered by JAC Motors’ 2.0L turbo-diesel engine developed in cooperation with the German company FEV. The common-rail turbo-diesel engine–mated to a six-speed MT–generates 137 hp of power at 3600 rpm and a torque of 320 Nm between 1600 to 2600 rpm. Furthermore, the engine features an intercooler and Electrical Variable Geometry Turbocharger (EVGT).

Specifications

Engine2.0L turbo
Fuel typeDiesel
Displacement (cc)1999
Power (hp)137 at 3600 rpm
Torque (Nm)320 at 1600-2600 rpm
Transmission6-speed manual
Drive system4 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)76
Mileage (kmpl)13.4
Seating capacity5
Ground clearance (mm)220
Gross vehicle weight (kg)2870
Payload capacity (kg)1010

JAC T8 price in Nepal

JAC T8Rs 56.99 lakh

Isuzu Hi-Lander

The Hi-Lander is Isuzu’s most popular model in the country. Powering the pickup is a 2.5L VGS turbo-intercooled engine–mated to a five-speed manual transmission–that generates 160 hp of power and a torque of 360 Nm.

Among its notable features are variable-type steering with tilt-feature, keyless entry, reverse parking sensors, Euro NCAP rated door beams, dual airbags, ABS with EBD, pre-tensioners, and load limiter.

Specifications

Engine2.5L VGS turbo intercooled 
Fuel typeDiesel
Displacement (cc)2499
Power (hp)160
Torque (Nm)360
Transmission5-speed manual 
Drive system4 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)55
Mileage (kmpl)12.4
Seating capacity5
Ground clearance (mm)220
Gross vehicle weight (kg)2845
Payload capacity (kg)1055

Isuzu Hi-Lander price in Nepal

Isuzu modelPrice in Nepal
Hi-Lander 4 WDRs 59.90 lakh

GWM Poer

The GWM Poer is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel engine paired with a six-speed manual transmission. The engine generates an output of 160 hp and a maximum torque of 400 Nm. The pickup comes with features such as a sunroof, leather steering wheel, push-start button, hydraulic power steering, and a six-way adjustable driver seat.

Specifications

Engine2.0L Turbo
Fuel typeDiesel
Displacement (cc)1996
Power (hp)160
Torque (Nm)400
Transmission6-speed manual
Drive systemFour-wheel drive
Fuel tank capacity (L)78
Mileage (km/l)10
Seating capacity5
Ground clearance (mm)232
Payload capacity (kg)1000

GWM Poer price in Nepal

GWM modelsPrice in Nepal
Poer pickupRs 70.99 lakh

JAC E-T8 pickup

Thee-Go Nepal launched an electric pickup–the JAC E-T8–in November 2021. The pickup is powered by a 67.2 kWh lithium-ion battery that generates 147 hp of power and a torque of 320 Nm. The pickup gets fully charged in two hours through a DC fast charger and provides a range of 350 km.

Among its notable features are a steering wheel with audio command, infotainment system, reverse camera, dual airbags, regenerative-braking system, brake-override system, and ABS.

Specifications

Battery67.2 kWh lithium-ion battery
Power (hp)147
Torque (Nm)320
Range (km)350
Charging timeDC fast-charging: 2 hours
Seating capacity5
Ground clearance (mm)197
Cargo box (L)1920

JAC E-T8 price in Nepal

JAC E-T8Rs 72 lakh

Isuzu V-Cross

The V-Cross, which comes in two variants, is powered by a VGS turbo-intercooled engine. It differs from the others only in the size of its variants’ engines–3.0L and 2.5L. The pickup’s engine is mated to a five-speed manual transmission.

The pickup comes with a shift-on-the-fly 4WD system featuring a high-torque mode. The vehicle comes with a plethora of convenience features such as a passive-entry and start system, six-way manually adjustable driver’s seat, auto AC with integrated controls and pollen filter, foldable rear seats (60:40), and a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system.

As for safety, the V-Cross features dual airbags, ABS with EBD and EBA, rearview camera, ISOFIX, engine immobiliser, rear defogger, and side anti-intrusion bars.

Specifications

EngineVGS turbo intercooled
Fuel typeDiesel
Displacement (cc)2499/2999
Power (hp)134 – 174
Torque (Nm)320 – 380
Transmission5-speed manual
Drive system2 WD/4 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)55
Mileage (kmpl)12.4
Seating capacity5
Ground clearance (mm)225
Gross vehicle weight (kg)2935
Payload capacity (kg)1000

Isuzu V-Cross price in Nepal

Isuzu modelsPrice in Nepal
V-Cross 3.0LRs 89.90 lakh
V-Cross 2.5LRs 70.90 lakh

Changan Hunter

The Hunter is powered by a 1.9L turbo diesel engine–mated to either a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission–that generates a power of 150 hp and a torque of 350 Nm. The pickup comes with either a two-wheel drive or a four-wheel drive option. Furthermore, it offers two driving modes: Eco and Sports.

The pickup comes with notable features such as hydraulic power steering, steering-mounted buttons, keyless-entry system (with push-start button), power windows, rear AC vents, cruise control, and phone mirroring.

Specifications

Engine1.9L turbo
Fuel typeDiesel
Displacement (cc)1910
Power (hp)150
Torque (Nm)350
Drive system2 WD or 4 WD
Transmission6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic
Fuel tank capacity (L)80
Seating capacity5
Cargo box (L)1297
Cargo Capacity (kg)1000 (approximately)
Ground clearance (mm)230
Wheelbase (mm)3180
Kerb weight (kg)1900 (2 WD) or 2000 (4 WD)

Changan Hunter price in Nepal

Changan vehiclePrice in Nepal 
Changan HunterRs 75.50 lakh

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