There are a lot of forklift brands, so how do you determine which one is best for your business and your forklift operators? There are many reasons to consider Toyota, including results from a side-by-side comparison of Toyota’s 3-Wheel electric forklifts and the competition.

We compiled a handy list to make it easy to see all the advantages of buying a Toyota electric forklift. Here’s why you should consider Toyota first when purchasing an electric forklift. 

Longer battery life. Toyota’s 3-Wheel Electric has a 40 percent longer run time on a single battery charge than the competition. Click here to watch a video of Toyota’s 3-Wheel Electric versus Crown and Yale. 

Industry-leading acceleration and travel speed. Toyota’s 3-Wheel electric is 23 percent faster in travel speed. 

More energy efficient. Toyota’s 3-Wheel Electric is 15 percent more energy efficient than the competition. 

Faster lift and lower speeds. Toyota’s 3-Wheel electric is eight percent faster in average lift/lower speed. 

Cold storage model. Toyota’s Small 4-Wheel Electric model is designed for cold storage applications and can be used in a freezer at temperatures of -4° F (-20° C) continuously. 

Indoor and outdoor solutions. Instead of supplementing your indoor electric fleet with IC counterparts for your outdoor application, Toyota’s Electric Pneumatic provides an all-electric option for both indoor and outdoor use. 

Rust-proof model. Toyota offers a rust-proof model for extra protection on components prone to rust when exposed to moisture or corrosive elements such as salt, water, or brine. 

T-Matics Vehicle Management System. Toyota’s Vehicle Management System tracks impacts, utilization, and maintenance schedules. 

Built-in the U.S., Toyota began building forklifts in Columbus, Indiana, in 1990 and celebrated its 500,000th forklift built in the U.S. in 2015. Click here to watch a short video of the milestone forklift delivered to paper and packaging manufacturer RockTenn. 

#1 Selling forklift since 2002. Toyota has been named the number one selling forklift by Modern Materials Handling magazine since 2002. Click here to see the 2019 list of Top 20 Lift Truck Suppliers.  

Watch it in action. Click here to watch Toyota’s electric forklifts make light work of lifting and moving racks of heavy tires at Falken’s New Jersey distribution center. 

Have questions or want to learn more? Contact us today! Let us prove why we are the best partner for all your material handling solutions.  

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