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Ashok Leyland understands that the economic stability of a country depends on the safe and timely transportation of goods, and builds vehicles that facilitate it. DOST, one of Ashok Leyland’s award winning light commercial vehicles is an ideal vehicle to ensure the last mile transportation of goods loaded off bigger trucks, into congested city lanes, and through tough terrains, to even the remotest parts of the country. The car-like ease and fuel efficiency of DOST makes it a convenient option to navigate through smaller lanes, ensuring door-step delivery of goods to the consumer.

The Stepping Stone to Success

DOST LiTE is a new offering from the DOST Family. It is an entry level SCV but comes power packed with a 1.5L, 58HP, turbo charged common rail diesel engine (TDCR). With a rated payload of 1.25 tonnes, which is the highest in its class of vehicles, and a superior mileage of 19.6 kmpl, DOST LiTE is an ideal vehicle for transporting almost all kinds of everyday commodities like vegetables, fruits, milk, and more. It has wider tyres in its category and the longer wheel base, making it very stable on the Nepali roads. The Bigger Load body in its category ensures you can carry more and earn more. Equipped with optional power steering and a shorter turning radius and ease of driving DOST LiTE ensures that every ride is a comfortable and easy one.

Keeping it Simple and Easy

DOST LiTE offers car like comfort – a welcome relief for those toiling 14-15 hours a day, driving and moving the freight. With sufficient headroom, sizable room for the feet, reclining seats, the DOST LiTE ensures that the driver is at ease always. The lower turning radius makes it easy to navigate through small roads and lanes. It comes with a New advanced intelligent suspension system. With the DOST LiTE, you go that extra bit to earn more and helps fast-track your success path.


  • Superior Mileage – 19.6 km/litre*

  • Rated Payload – 1.25 Ton

  • Excellent Power and Pickup

  • 3 Cylinder, 1478 cc. 58 hp TDCR Diesel Engine


  • New Advanced Intelligent Suspension

  • Low Turning Radius

  • Easy to Drive – Power Steering

  • Optional Air Conditioner


  • Front Impact Absorption Bar

  • Load Sensing Proportioning Valve (LSPV) with Booster Brakes

  • ELR Seat Belts


  • Mobile Charger

  • Lockable Glove Box

  • Technical Specification

  • Parameter

  • Engine Type Turbo charged Diesel Common Rail (TDCR) 1478 CC
  • No. of Cylinders 3
  • Power - hp 58 @ 3300
  • Torque - Nm 157.5 @ 1600-2400
  • GVW - kg 2545
  • Payload - kg 1150
  • Wheel Base - mm 2350
  • Load body - Dimensions - mm ( L x W x H ) 8.2 x 5.3 x 1.25 ft ( 2500 x 1620 x 380 ) mm
  • Tyre Size 185 R 14
  • Clutch 215 mm
  • Cabin Semi-forward 5.3 ft wide
  • Disel Tank 40 L
  • Steering LS : Power Steering | LE : Manual Steering