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Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD

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Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD Overview

  • Mileage (upto)
    17.0 kmpl
  • Engine (upto)
    2596 cc
  • BHP
    80.8
  • Transmission
    Manual
  • Boot Space
    500-litres

Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD Review

At present, Force Motors is selling only two models, among which Gurkha is their fearsome sports utility model series. It is being sold in quite a few variants, of which, Force Gurkha Soft Top BS3 4WD is the mid range trim. In the Indian car market, it is giving a tough competition to the likes of Mahindra Scorpio, Maruti Gypsy, Premier Rio, Tata Sumo and others in this segments. Under the bonnet, this variant is fitted with a 2.6-litre turbocharged, inter cooled diesel engine, which comes with a displacement capacity of 2596cc. It is compliant with all the norms of Bharat Stage III and incorporated with a common rail based direct injection fuel supply system. It helps in generating a maximum fuel economy of 15 Kmpl approximately on the highways and about 10.5 Kmpl in the city traffic conditions. Its braking and suspension mechanism are quite proficient, which keeps it well balanced on every road. This sports utility vehicle is designed with a large wheelbase along with decent ground clearance, which makes it capable for driving over any terrains. Its handling is made easier with the help of a responsive power assisted steering system that is tilt adjustable as well. It is being sold by the company with a standard warranty of three years or 100000 Kilometers, whichever is earlier. The customers can also avail an extended warranty at an additional cost paid to authorized dealer.  

 

Exteriors:

To begin with the frontage, it has a bold radiator grille that is fitted with a few black colored horizontal slats and embedded with a prominent company insignia in the center. This grille is flanked by a round shaped headlight cluster, which is incorporated with halogen based lamps and side turn indicator. Just below this, it is fitted with a black colored bumper, which looks quite aggressive. It houses a large air intake section for cooling the powerful engine quickly. This air dam is flanked by a couple of bright fog lamps that adds to the visibility, especially in the bad weather conditions. The front windscreen is made up of toughened glass and is equipped with a pair of intermittent wipers on it. The sides are smooth and flowing with just a single door. Its door handles and outside rear view mirrors are finished in black color and are manually adjustable. The neatly crafted wheel arches have been fitted with a set of modish light weight 16-inch alloy wheels. These rims are further covered with sturdy tubeless radial tyres, which give a superior grip on any terrain. Its rear end gets a large tail gate for easier entry and exit of the passengers. This tail gate is also fitted with a spare wheel, which is a standard feature. Then the bright tail lamp cluster is quite clear and radiant. The black colored bumper is accompanied by a skid plate that helps in preventing the vehicle from damages. It is equipped with a couple of bright reflectors along with a courtesy lamp.  

 

Interiors:

The insides are done up quite elegantly and equipped with a lot of refined aspects for the convenience of the passengers. The seats are plush with excellent space for all the passengers even on long drives. These are covered with premium quality upholstery. The plastic surfaces seem to be smooth and are said to be made up of robust plastic, which will further enhance the looks of the insides. Its dashboard is equipped with features like AC vents, a four spoke steering wheel, an instrument cluster and glove box for storing a few things at hand. Its tilt adjustable steering wheel makes it easy to handle even in peak traffic conditions. The front driver and co-passenger also get sun visors and there is also an internal rear view mirror as well along with a center arm rest for the front seats. It also has an advanced instrument cluster houses speedometer, a tripmeter, a tachometer and several other notification and warning lamps. It provides all the vital information to the driver, which will in turn make the drive comfortable and hassle free. 

 

  

Engine and Performance:

Under the bonnet, it is fitted with a 2.6-litre, intercooled diesel engine, which comes with a displacement capacity of 2596cc. It is compliant with a Bharat Stage III emission standard. It comes with a turbocharger, which enables the engine to churn out a maximum power of 80.4bhp at 3200rpm in combination with a peak torque output of 230Nm between 1800 to 2000rpm. It is integrated with four cylinders and sixteen valves using double overhead camshaft based valve configuration. This diesel motor is skilfully coupled with a five speed manual transmission gear box, which distributes the engine power to its four wheels. It can attain a top speed in the range of 130 to 140 Kmph and can cross the speed barrier of 100 Kmph in close to 17 seconds from a standstill.  

  

Braking and Handling:

This SUV is bestowed with a dual circuit vacuum assisted hydraulic service brakes that are quite reliable. Its front wheels are fitted with a robust set of disc brakes along with a twin pot caliper and rear ones have a set of drum brakes. This braking system is further augmented by adjusting type LCRV (Load Conscious Regulation Valve) with auto wear adjuster. On the other hand, the company has used an independent with solid torsion bar for its front axle, while the rear one is assembled with a semi elliptical leaf spring type of system. Both these axles are assisted by hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers and anti roll bar. The internal cabin is incorporated with a tubular ladder type based power assisted steering system, which is quite responsive and reduces the efforts of driver during heavy traffic conditions.  

 

Comfort Features:

The list of comfort features include cup and bottle holders, power steering with tilt adjustable function, sleek digital clock with topper pad, side and rear foot step, rear window demister and a few other aspects. It has an advanced instrument panel is equipped with a number of useful information like inside and outside temperature, instant mileage, date and time for keeping the driver updated. The cabin is also equipped with a proficient air conditioning unit with a heater and ventilation. The driver's seat has height adjustment facility, while the second row seat is reclining and comes with 60:40 split folding function.  

 

Safety Features:

This SUV has a rigid body structure that comes with impact beams and crumple zones for reducing the impact of collision. It is integrated with a digital engine immobilizer that safeguards the vehicle from any unauthorized entry and theft. Then there are seat belts for all occupants, a rear wash and wipe function, a day and night internal rear view mirror, centrally located fuel tank and a high mounted stop lamp.


Pros:

1. Four wheel drive option enhances its ability to take on any road condition.
2. High ground clearance makes it terrain capable.

Cons:

1. Lack of essential safety features is a big minus.
4. Exterior appearance needs to improve.  

Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD Specifications

ARAI Mileage17.0 kmpl
City Mileage14.0 kmpl
Fuel TypeDiesel
Engine(cc)2596
Max Power80.8bhp@3200rpm
Max Torque230Nm@1800-2000rpm
Seating6
Engine Description2.6-litre 80.5bhp OM616 Turbo Diesel Engine
TransmissionTypeManual
Cargo Volume500-litres
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Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD Features

Alloy WheelsYes
Fog Lights - FrontYes
Power SteeringYes
Air ConditionerYes

Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD Engine & Transmission

Engine TypeOM616 Turbo Diesel Engine
Engine Description2.6-litre 80.5bhp OM616 Turbo Diesel Engine
Engine Displacement(cc)2596
No. of cylinder4
Maximum Power80.8bhp@3200rpm
Maximum Torque230Nm@1800-2000rpm
Valves Per Cylinder4
Valve ConfigurationNo
Fuel Supply SystemDirect Injection
Bore x StrokeNo
Compression Ratio18:1
Turbo ChargerYes
Super ChargeNo
TransmissionTypeManual
Transmission TypeNo
Gear Box5 Speed
Drive Type4WD
OverdriveNo
SynchronizersNo
Clutch TypeNo

Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD Performance & Fuel

Top Speed160 Kmph
Acceleration (0-100 kmph)15.7 Seconds
ARAI Mileage (kmpl)17.0
Fuel TypeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity (Liters)63

Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD Suspension System, Steering & Brakes

Front SuspensionIndependent With Solid Torsion Bar
Rear SuspensionSemi Elliptical Leaf Spring
Shock Absorbers TypeHydraulic Telescopic Shock Absorber & Anti Roll Bar
Steering TypePower
Steering ColumnNo
Steering Gear TypeNo
Turning Radius (wheel base)5.8 meters
Front Brake TypeDisc
Rear Brake TypeDrum

Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD Others

Country of AssemblyNo
Country of ManufactureNo
Warranty TimeNo
Warranty DistanceNo

Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD Dimensions & Capacity

Length3992mm
Width1820mm
Height2055mm
Ground Clearance Unladen210mm
Wheel Base2400mm
Front Tread1485mm
Rear Tread1440mm
Gross Weight2510kg
Cargo Volume500-litres
Tyre Size245/70 R16
Tyre TypeTubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheel Size16 Inch
Seating Capacity6
No of Doors3

Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD Comfort & Convenience

Power SteeringYes
Power Windows-FrontNo
Power Windows-RearNo
One Touch Operating Power WindowsNo
Automatic Climate ControlNo
Air Quality ControlNo
Remote Trunk OpenerNo
Remote Fuel Lid OpenerYes
Low Fuel Warning LightNo
Accessory Power OutletNo
Trunk LightNo
Vanity MirrorNo
Rear Reading LampNo
Rear Seat HeadrestNo
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestNo
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsNo
Cup Holders-FrontYes
Cup Holders-RearNo
Rear A/C VentsNo
Heated Seats - FrontNo
Heated Seats - RearNo
Massage SeatsNo
Memory Functions For SeatNo
Seat Lumbar SupportNo
Multi-function Steering WheelNo
Cruise ControlNo
Parking SensorsNo
Autonomous ParkingNo
Navigation SystemNo
Foldable Rear SeatNo
Smart EntryNo
Engine Start/Stop ButtonNo
Drive ModesNo
Glove Box CoolingNo
Bottle HolderNo
Voice ControlNo
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesNo
USB ChargerNo
Steering Mounted TripmeterNo
Central Console ArmrestNo
Tailgate AjarNo
Gear Shift IndicatorNo
Rear CurtainNo
Luggage Hook & NetNo
Battery SaverNo
Lane Change IndicatorNo
Additional FeaturesNo

Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD Interior Features

Air ConditionerYes
HeaterYes
Adjustable Steering ColumnNo
TachometerYes
Electronic Multi-TripmeterNo
Leather SeatsNo
Fabric UpholsteryYes
Leather Steering WheelNo
LightingNo
Glove CompartmentYes
Digital ClockNo
Outside Temperature DisplayNo
Cigarette LighterNo
Digital OdometerYes
Electric Adjustable SeatsNo
Folding Table in The RearNo
Driving Experience Control EcoNo
Height Adjustable Driving SeatNo
Dual Tone DashboardNo
Ventilated SeatsNo
Additional FeaturesNo

Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD Exterior Features

Adjustable HeadlightsYes
Fog Lights - FrontYes
Fog Lights - RearNo
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorNo
Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View MirrorYes
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorNo
Heated Wing MirrorNo
Rain Sensing WiperNo
Rear Window WiperNo
Rear Window WasherNo
Rear Window DefoggerNo
Wheel CoversNo
Alloy WheelsYes
Power AntennaNo
Tinted GlassNo
Rear SpoilerNo
Removable/Convertible TopNo
Roof CarrierNo
Sun RoofNo
Moon RoofNo
Side StepperYes
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsNo
Intergrated AntennaNo
Chrome GrilleNo
Chrome GarnishNo
Smoke HeadlampsNo
Roof RailNo
Lighting'sNo
Trunk OpenerNo
Additional FeaturesNo

Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD Safety Features

Anti-Lock Braking SystemNo
EBDNo
Parking SensorsNo
Central LockingNo
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockNo
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockNo
Brake AssistNo
Power Door LocksNo
Child Safety LocksNo
Anti-Theft AlarmNo
Anti-Pinch Power WindowsNo
Driver AirbagNo
Passenger AirbagNo
Side Airbag-FrontNo
Side Airbag-RearNo
Knee AirbagsNo
Day & Night Rear View MirrorYes
Head-Up DisplayNo
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYes
Xenon HeadlampsNo
Halogen HeadlampsYes
Rear Seat BeltsYes
Seat Belt WarningNo
Pretensioners & Force Limiter SeatbeltNo
Door Ajar WarningNo
Side Impact BeamsYes
Front Impact BeamsYes
Traction ControlNo
Adjustable SeatsNo
ISOFIX Child Seat MountsNo
KeyLess EntryNo
Tyre Pressure MonitorNo
Vehicle Stability Control SystemNo
Hill Descent ControlNo
Hill AssistNo
Engine ImmobilizerNo
Crash SensorNo
Blind Spot MonitorNo
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankYes
Engine Check WarningNo
Automatic HeadlampsNo
Clutch LockNo
Advance Safety FeaturesNo
Follow Me Home HeadlampsNo
Rear CameraNo
360 View CameraNo
Anti-Theft DeviceNo

Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD Entertainment Features

Cassette PlayerNo
Cd PlayerNo
CD ChangerNo
DVD PlayerNo
RadioNo
Audio System Remote ControlNo
Speakers FrontNo
Speakers RearNo
Integrated 2DIN AudioNo
Bluetooth ConnectivityNo
USB & Auxiliary inputNo
Touch ScreenNo
Internal StorageNo
No of SpeakersNo
Rear Entertainment SystemNo
ConnectivityNo
Additional FeaturesNo

Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD Details

Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD TransmissionManual
Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD ExteriorStainless Steel Snorkel & Silver Grey Bumpers & Spare Wheel Carrier /n Indicator Lamps On Bonnet Top LH/RH /n
Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD SteeringPower Steering
Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD TyresTubeless Radial Tyres
Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD Engine2.6-litre OM616 Turbo Diesel Engine
Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD Comfort & ConvenienceNo
Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD FuelDiesel
Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD Brake SystemFront:Disc , Rear:Drum
Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD SafteyDifferential Locks On Both Front & Rear Axle For Muddy & Undulating Terrains /n LOW NVH (Noise-Vibration-Harshness) /n

Force Gurkha 2013-2017 Soft Top BS3 4WD Colours

Force Gurkha 2013-2017 is available in 3 different colours - Copper Red, Dragon Green, Matt Black.

  • Matt Black
    Matt Black
  • Dragon Green
    Dragon Green
  • Copper Red
    Copper Red

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