Compare Used Forklift Prices

Try the Used Forklift Finder -- Choose what you need, compare prices, and pick the best deal.

We do not ask you for your credit card information. Used forklift prices will be from dealers such as Toyota, Hyster, Nissan, and others.

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Neal V. in Sublette, Illinois found a used Hyster forklift for $7,300.
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James L. of Shreveport, Louisiana found a used 2005 Toyota forklift with 8 foot forks and 10,000 lb capacity for $15,000.
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Jess L. in Rosamond, California found a 16,000 lb Yale forklift, from 1991, with duel wheel air tires, lift, and triple mast for $3,500.
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John S. in Illinois found a $15,600 2006 used CAT forklift with new tires and rims.
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Bruce H. of Quinlan, Texas found a $3,500 used Komatsu gas forklift with 3000 lb capacity, new paint, a new seat, new plugs, and new starter ring gear. He paid $75 for delivery.
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Carolyn S. in Santa Clara, California found a 2003 Nissan FL60 with a 3 month warranty and extra-long forks, plus a trade-in allowance, for $9,500.
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Price guide to buying used forklifts

guide to used forklift prices

If you hope to save money, purchasing a durable, high-quality, used forklift is often the best choice instead of buying lift trucks brand-new. In fact, most forklift dealers offer both new, used, and refurbished vehicles, allowing you to quickly compare prices between all of them. Used forklift prices will obviously be lower than purchasing a new vehicle. On average, a used forklift might cost 50% less than a brand-new model.

New forklift pricing can range from $3000 to more than $100,000 for a higher lift capacity. The average new forklift cost can fall between $15,000 and $30,000.

This is precisely why a number of dealers now offer temporary leasing for more expensive vehicles, as well as the option to buy used or refurbished. Here are the standard used forklift prices that you can expect in different forklift categories:

The importance of type and manufacturer

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Used pneumatic tire forklifts: Pneumatic tire used forklift prices can start as low as $7,000 to $15,000 for a higher lift capacity. If purchased refurbished through a dealer, these used forklifts will normally come with a warranty. If purchased through a third-party seller, a 30 day warranty on all parts is customary.

Used cushion tire forklifts: Cushion tire used forklift prices range from $4,000 to $6,000 for smaller models like Clark and Yale with a 16 foot lift height.

For more well-known brands like Mitsubishi, Caterpillar, and Komatsu, you can expect to pay more for used forklifts. For example, Mitsubishi prices start as low as $15,000 for a 2005 model with 3181 hours, ranging to $25,500 for a 2004 model with only 855 hours.

The importance of 'forklift hours' on price

The fewer hours that a used forklift has, the better. In many cases, it is recommended to pay a higher price for a model that has fewer hours since you know that there will be less wear and tear on the vehicle. When there is less wear and tear on the vehicle, it will ultimately result in less money spent on parts, maintenance, and repairs. The price value of the model will depreciate greatly the more hours that it has been used on a jobsite.

When searching for used forklift dealers, it is best to look for a dealer that offers a wide selection of lift trucks, including pneumatic and cushion lifts, scissor lifts, and shooting boom forklifts. A dealer that offers a wide variety of forklifts and features will be more likely to give you a fair, competitive price for the used vehicles that you need.

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