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The Partner is equipped with tiltable power steering as standard while the HVAC system is available in the top end LX trim.
The Partner will go head on with the likes of Tata 407 in a segment which hardly witnessed any new product launch in almost three decades.
This LCV weighs in at 6.6 tonnes and is capable of hauling a 4 tonne payload.
Partner will come in two wheel base options with an optional AC system and the price range will be from Rs. 8.89 lakh to Rs. 9.49 lakh depending on the wheel base, AC or non-AC options.
With a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) capacity of 6.6T, Partner will address various applications like parcel goods, durables, perishables and FMCG products among others.
Power is derived from a ZD30 common rail diesel engine. Air conditioning is also available in the top end LX trim but power steering is standard on all models.
The cabin can be tilted forward to facilitate easy access during service.
Partner will cater application areas such as retail, freight forwarding, refrigerated transportation.
Partner is a LCV based on the Nissan F24 platform. Manufacturer claims that its focus with this vehicle is on driver comfort and it has given the Partner a modern Euro cabin with car-like interiors.
These vehicles will compete with Tata Motors, Mahindra Trucks & Buses and Eicher in their respective segments.