Dongfeng Captain-C
Dongfeng Captain-C
₱1.55 Million
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Fuso FI 1217R
Fuso FI 1217R
1217R/Deck Body
₱2.405 Million
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Dongfeng Captain-C vs Fuso FI 1217R Comparison

Overview: Captain-C vs Fuso FI 1217R

Key Features

Transmission Manual Manual
Max Torque 500 Nm 520 Nm
RPM at Max Torque 1300-1800 rpm 1500 rpm
RPM at Max Power 2500 rpm

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User Ratings & Review Comparison

2 reviews
2 reviews
User Review Comparison
  • Medium-sized Truck

    I have always heard how Dongfeng makes one of the best trucks in the Philippines market at very affordable rates. So when my previous truck met with...

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    Kenny Jul 22, 2021 for Dongfeng Captain-C
  • Smooth, efficient and capable

    I have been driving and maintaining the Fuso Fi1217R for almost a year now, and I can say that the truck is an absolute winner in the segment. I have...

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    Johnre Feb 28, 2022 for Fuso FI 1217R

From The Experts

Things we like

Stylish frontal appearance

Easy to drive

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Things we don't like

Not as established as other rivals

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Max Power 107 167
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Displacement -- 3908
RPM at Max Torque -- 1500
Max Torque -- 520 Nm
RPM at Max Power -- 2500
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Dimensions & Capacity

Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 120 --
Wheelbase 2600 mm 4800 mm
Gross Weight 3500 kg 11900 kg
Payload 1800 kg 7840 kg
Overall Length -- 8475 mm
Overall Width -- 2210 mm
Ground Clearance -- 225
Kerb Weight -- 4060 kg
Overall Height -- 2480 mm
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Suspension & Brakes

Cabin Type Day Cabin Day Cabin
Chassis Type Chassis with Cabin Chassis with Cabin
Parking brakes Yes Yes
Seat Type Standard Standard
Brakes -- Air Brakes
Front Suspension -- Semi-Elliptic Multi-Leaf Spring with Shock Absorber
Rear Suspension -- Semi-Elliptic Multi-Leaf Spring
Tiltable Cabin -- No
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Wheel & Tyre

Front Tyre 185R15 8.25 R20
Rear Tyre 185R15 8.25 R20


Power Steering -- Yes
Steering -- Power Steering
Tiltable Steering -- Yes

Engine Details

Front Axle 2.7T Reverse Elliot
Rear Axle 5.5T Fully Floating
Engine Cylinders -- 4
Engine -- 4-Stroke Direct Injection Diesel with Turbocharger


Driver Information Display Yes Yes


Seat Belts Yes Yes
Hill Hold -- No

Comfort & Convenience

Adjustable Driver Seat Yes Yes
Air Conditioner No No
Arm Rest No No
Cruise Control No Yes
Telematics No No


Gearbox 6-Speed 6-Speed 6-Speed 6-Speed
Transmission Manual Manual Manual Manual
Clutch -- Synchromesh Synchromesh

Entertainment & Communication

Navigation System No --


Fog Lights No --

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Dongfeng Captain-C vs Fuso FI 1217R FAQs

Which Truck is cheaper between Dongfeng Captain-C vs Fuso FI 1217R?

Captain-C is priced at ₱1.55 Million and FI 1217R is priced at ₱2.405 Million. Hence Captain-C is the cheapest amongst these Truck.

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Which Truck has more safety features between Dongfeng Captain-C vs Fuso FI 1217R?

Captain-C safety features: and Seat Belts

FI 1217R safety features: and Seat Belts

The Dongfeng Captain-C and Fuso FI 1217R both have same Safety Features.

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Which Truck has more comfort features between Captain-C vs FI 1217R?

Captain-C comfort features: and Adjustable Driver Seat

FI 1217R comfort features: Cruise Control and Adjustable Driver Seat

The Fuso FI 1217R has higher number of comfort features than Captain-C, hence Fuso FI 1217R is more comfortable than Dongfeng Captain-C.

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