Class I: Class I Caterpillar forklifts are electric counterbalanced trucks. A three wheel pneumatic tire lift truck ranges in capacity from 2,500 to 4,000 pounds. Other pneumatic tire weight classes include 3,000 to 4,000 pounds, 5,000 to 6,000 pounds, and 7,000 to 10,000 pounds. Last of all, Class I cushion tire models are available to lift weights ranging from 3,000 to 6,500 pounds.
Class IV: Class IV Caterpillar forklifts are equipped with internal combustion cushion tires. Their weight capacities range from 3,000 to 6,500 pounds, 7,000 to 15,500 pounds, and 8,000 to 15,500 pounds equipped with a paper handling chassis.
Class V: Class V Caterpillar forklifts are equipped with internal combustion pneumatic tires. Weight classes range from 3,000 to 7,000 pounds, 8,000 to 12,000 pounds, 15,500 pounds, and a large load capacity of 17,500 pounds to 36,000 pounds.
Hand Pallet: A Caterpillar Hand Pallet is also available at a 5,500 pound weight capacity. A hand pallet truck is used in warehouses and manufacturing facilities because of its versatility and durability. A hand pallet can be used for basic lifting, lowering, and carrying weight and is equipped with a raised height of 7.67 inches.
Used Caterpillar forklifts can also be purchased through authorized Caterpillar dealers. Of course, a large selection of used equipment is available online through third-party auction websites, yet it is recommended to purchase new or used from a Caterpillar dealer to ensure that all parts are in the best working condition and that the forklift is protected under warranty. Used Caterpillar forklifts are available for as low as $8,500. Below is a sample of used Caterpillar prices that our users paid after using this website to get forklift price quotes.
$15,600: "I bought a 2006 used CAT forklift with new tires
$30,500: "Purchased a CAT Elect forklift with a 5 year
warranty and 2 years service."
-El Cajon, California
$14,600: "I bought a model 6000 CAT forklift, built in 2004,
2500 hours, LP gas, solid pneumatic traction tires, and a 180 day
$10,000: "Bought a CAT P3500 forklift with non-marking
pneumatic tires and a 3 stage lift with side shift."
-Paso Robles, California
Find out how much you can save by comparing used Caterpillar forklift prices.
You can lease a new Caterpillar through an authorized Caterpillar dealer. For temporary jobs, Caterpillar dealers also offer rental agreements for electric, diesel, and LP powered cushion tire and pneumatic tire forklifts. Rental agreements range from as little as one day to several years, depending upon your specific job needs.