Up And Coming Forklifts For 2023
If you’re looking for a new or used forklift for 2023, this article will tell you everything you need to know. As 2023 approaches, there is no better time to invest in a new forklift than now. But with such variety and so many brands out there, it can be hard to make a definitive choice. This article will help you to confidently make your decision by presenting our best-selling forklifts of 2022 and explaining why the best brands hold their pedestal.
Diesel VS Electric & Gas
Depending on the intended purpose of your forklift, one may work better for you than another. Here at Trucks Direct, we have diesel, gas, and electric forklifts for sale, but we recommend you choose the best for you, depending on your needs.
For example, diesel forklifts are ideal for outdoor use and are more fuel efficient than LPG-powered engines, but they can be incredibly noisy, large, and produce harmful emissions. So much so that as of April 2022, the government called for diesel owners to pay a higher general tax hike on their vehicles to deter diesel vehicle use.
Alternatively, Electric forklifts are environmentally friendly, quiet, and far easier to drive. Although it is true that they require a higher initial investment and are unsuitable for prolonged use in wet weather.
Finally, Gas forklifts are the cheapest option, create few harmful emissions, and are suitable for indoor and outdoor use. But it must be said that their propane tanks can reduce rear visibility and require an annual winter service.
With this in mind, we can discuss the forklifts for sale here at Trucks Direct and let you know which are the most popular options!
According to our statistics from November 2021 to November 2022, our most popular type of forklift is gas-powered, followed closely by diesel. Furthermore, four-wheeled forklifts are more popular than three-wheelers. But concerning brands, the most popular by far is EP.
- EP Forklifts
New forklifts produced by EP are our most popular choice, likely due to the shining reputation of the brand. Established in 1993, EP specialised in the manufacture of lithium-powered heavy material handling equipment that is mostly used in warehouse environments. They’re sustainable and energy efficient, not to mention easy to operate and generally low-cost, even when purchased brand new. We recommend the EP EFL181 Lithium Electric Forklift as it has a capacity of 1800kgs, a lift height of 4800mm, and a warranty of 1500 hours, or two years truck warranty.
- JCB Forklifts
Our second most popular choice is the JCB TLT30D Used Teletruck. JCB is a world-renowned manufacturer of construction and agricultural equipment, praised for their focus on power and quality concerning their machines. You can’t go wrong with JCB, which is why we recommend our selection of JCB used forklifts for your business in 2023.
Linde is one of the more affordable options on the market, but their price point doesn’t compromise their quality. Fueled by Hydrostatic drive, our range of Linde used forklifts can work quickly and efficiently even with the engine at idle speed. With a capacity of 6000kgs and a lift height of 4450mm, we and our customers recommend our Linde H60D Used forklift if you’re looking for great quality for an affordable price.
We have a wide range of brands on our site. So if you’re looking for something specific you don’t see on this list, visit our brands page! Just because they’re not on this list doesn’t mean they’re not good, we’re just compiling our customer picks from the previous year.
If you have an inquiry about any of our products or would like a recommendation based on your needs, please don’t hesitate to contact our team now! Regardless of whether you require a used forklift or a new forklift from any brand, we’re always happy to help.