Prima 4438 S Specs & FeaturesPrima 4438 S Specs
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The Tata Prima 4438-S belongs to the World Smart Trucks category of Tata Motors and features a perfect combination of style, power, and performance. This next-gen heavy-duty commercial vehicle is equipped with advanced technology and safety features and delivers good fuel efficiency which proves to be productive for businesses. This 44-tonner cargo truck comes powered by an 8898cc 6-cylinder Cummins diesel engine that makes 375 PS of power at 2100 rpm and 1550 Nm of torque between 1200-1400 rpm. The engine is paired to a 9-speed manual transmission. Safety features include dual circuit full air S-Cam brakes with ABS and parking brakes.
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Things We Like in TATA Prima 4438 S
Torquey and reliable engine
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Fit and finish levels are not up to the mark
Engine tends to get noisy at times
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TATA Prima 4438 S Overview
The Tata Prima 4438S is the short version of the flagship 60-tonne Prima 6038S truck in Tata’s lineup of heavy-duty commercial trucks in the Philippines. The Tata Prima 4438S has a 4x2 configuration when it comes to wheels, and comes with scaled-down dimensions than the prima 6038S. The 44-tonne Tata Prima 4438S has been made available in a single powertrain.
TATA Prima 4438 S Interior
On the inside, the Tata Prima 4438S has a widely laid out dashboard, which looks unique with its curved design for the center console. Like the exterior design, the cabin too is a complete lift-off from the bigger Tata Prima 6038S.
The driver’s cockpit of the Tata Prima 4438S is made up of a large four-spoke steering wheel and a big instrument console, with the latter having a unique arrangement for the analog dials. The center console of the dashboard here comes with two large rectangular panels – while one accommodates the controls for AC and other switches, the other has a 2-DIN audio system and AC vents. Apart from the center console, the corners of the dashboard also get AC vents, but very slimmer ones.
TATA Prima 4438 S Exterior
In terms of design, the Tata Prima 4438S looks exactly the same as the 60-tonner Prima 6038S. Both the front as well as side profiles of the Prima 4438S have been shared with the larger flagship truck. While the truck doesn’t look extremely outstanding, it looks decent enough to not look boring and does have an identity of its own.
The front profile of the Tata Prima 4438S looks divided into two halves – the upper half comes with the windshield and main grille and the lower half has a large bumper that looks like a suspended unit appearance. The large curved windshield covers half of the upper half of the truck, which gets a thick blacked out garnish below it. This black garnish has curved edges on its outer corners and has broad Tata lettering in its center.
The front grille of the Tata Prima 4438S doesn’t look as huge and bold to look at as in other full-sized trucks. Instead, it looks quite slim with its trapezoidal design, which has curved edges at the bottom and a slim chrome garnish at its top. The side edges of the front apron are characterized by vertically designed air scoops, which enhance the bold appeal of the truck even more.
Coming down to the front bumper design, the corners of it gets fitted with inverted L-shaped big headlamps, which come integrated with a projector bulb for the headlight and turn indicators as well. Between the headlamps, in the middle of the front bumper, sits a sleek trapezoidal air vent.
The side profile of the Tata Prima 4438S has a few design characteristics, which go well with other traditional styling elements like tapered down window line and hinged rearview mirrors. These different design elements include an S-shaped character line, which flows from the edges of the vertical air scoops at the front to the back of the truck, as well as the large blacked-out panel behind the side windows.
TATA Prima 4438 S Ride & Handling
The main suspension unit of the Tata Prima 4438S is a combination of parabolic leaf spring setup at the front and two spring balance beam bogie with semi-elliptical multi-leaf spring and rubber mounted torque rods and V-rods at the rear. For braking, the Tata Prima 4438S gets Full Air Dual Circuit S-Cam with ABS as the main service brake and Jake Brake with Auto Slack adjuster as its parking brake.
TATA Prima 4438 S Engine & Fuel Consumption
Powering the Tata Prima 4438S is the same 8.9-litre six-cylinder Cummins ISLe 375 series diesel engine which powers the bigger Prima 6038S. Here in the Tata Prima 4438S too, the engine makes maximum power and torque outputs of 375 PS and 1550 Nm respectively and is paired to a 9-speed manual gearbox.
TATA Prima 4438 S Braking & Safety
The only safety features which are equipped in the Tata Prima 4438S are ABS and safety seat belts.
TATA Prima 4438 S Verdict
With its reliable engine and decent styling in and out, the Tata Prima 4438S is a good option to consider in the full-size heavy duty dumper truck category.
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What is the Price of TATA Prima 4438 S in Philippines?
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What is the Fuel Tank Capacity of TATA Prima 4438 S?
The Fuel Tank Capacity of TATA Prima 4438 S is 625.
What is the Engine Displacement of TATA Prima 4438 S?
The Engine Displacement of TATA Prima 4438 S is 8898 cc.
What is the Weight of TATA Prima 4438 S?
The Gross Weight of TATA Prima 4438 S is 44000.