The MAN CLA 31.280 is a tipper truck manufactured by the company and is widely used in the construction and mining industry. It has a GVW of 31000 kgs and a payload capacity of 16,150 kgs. It uses a 6.9 liter six-cylinder DI TCIC diesel motor which produces a power of 280 bhp. Owing to its commercial grade build and exceptional facilities, it is fast becoming the first choice in the heavy truck segment. The good news is that it does not need frequent servicing and maintenance. Further, the overall structure, great ergonomics, improved safety, quicker turn around time, and high quality MAN Truck Parts, make it perfect for transporting goods over long distances.
The tipper has a wheelbase of 5,300 mm, ground clearance of 385 mm, and a turning radius of 10,000mm. While taking sharp curves and turns, the vehicle can be considered perfectly safe. The truck is available in scoop and box options. The scoop type body has a length and height of 9168 mm and 8656mm respectively. In the case of box body, the length and height is 3455 mm and 3605 mm respectively.
Engine and performance
Customers are always on the lookout of tippers that offer high performance at lower rpms. The CLA 31.280 excels in this department. It has a 6.9 liter six cylinder inline SI turbocharged, intercooled BSIII diesel engine, which provides a torque of 1100Nm @1300-1700rpm. The maximum speed the vehicle can reach is to the tune of 78km/hr. The gradeability on offer is 45%. The gearbox used is 9-speed Synchromesh and single plate pull type power with 430mm diameter clutch.
Braking and safety
In terms of safety, the CLA 31.280 comes fitted with S-Cam Dual Circuit Air Actuated Drum Brakes with Automatic Slack Adjuster and Asbestos-Free Brake Linings service brakes, parking brakes, and an exhaust valve brake.
Design and comfort level
The MAN CLA 31.280 offers ample comfort to the passengers. The air-conditioned cabin offers standard features such as the instrument cluster, standard seats, and telematics.
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