At Reliable Forklift Sales, we offer a wide variety of high-quality material handling equipment and used forklifts for sale. Although our forklift inventory changes often, one thing remains constant: we work with you to determine the forklift and machinery that will best suit your material handling needs. Contact a member of our experienced team today for inquires about what’s currently available on our lot! 

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Used Forklift FAQs

Q: How much is a used forklift?

A: Used forklifts can range in price just like new forklifts. Cost may depend on the fuel type, capacity limits of the forklift as well as the hours already on the fork truck. A used 3,000 lb. electric forklift might cost between $5,000 and $10,000; whereas, a used 5,000 lb. diesel forklift might cost $5,000 to $30,000. 

Q: Should I buy a new or used forklift?

A: If you plan on an average usage between 15-25 hours per week or more, then the industry standard would recommend buying a new forklift. If your usage will average around 15 hours or less per week then a reconditioned, quality used forklift can be considered.

Q: What should be considered when buying a used forklift?

A: A few factors to consider when buying a used forklift and if you are getting a good deal include: the usage of the forklift, the age of the forklift, the current condition of the forklift, and any additional features and options the forklift may come with.