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How Much Weight Can A Forklift Lift?

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Posted: March 28, 2023
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Have you ever wondered how much a forklift can lift? Maybe you’re wondering what other forklift capacities you can add to your fleet. Toyota’s line of High-Capacity Forklifts are designed to handle the toughest jobs and heaviest loads time after time. Built with a maximum lifting capacity of 125,000 lbs., these powerhouses have the ability to take your operation’s productivity to the next level. Learn more about the different types High-Capacity Forklifts and how they can take your fleet to new heights.

Which High Capacity Forklift Is Right For You?

High-Capacity Cushion Forklift

Designed similarly to Toyota’s Core IC Cushion Forklift, the High-Capacity Cushion Forklift has a lifting capacity of up to 22,000 lbs. It maintains the versatility of a smaller capacity forklift and also provides ultimate customization and advanced logistics.

High-Capacity Large Cushion Forklift

Ideal for automotive environments and moving steel inside manufacturing facilities, Toyota’s High-Capacity Large Cushion Forklift comes with a 5.7L V8 Engine and a lifting capacity of 100,000 lbs., giving it the ability to handle any heavy indoor lifting task.

High-Capacity Electric Cushion Forklift

Toyota’s High-Capacity Electric Cushion Forklift offers some of the top-manufactured equipment on the market. This lift comes equipped with finger-tip hydraulic controls that allow the operator to lift heavy loads efficiently. Its 92-inch wheelbase provides vast maneuverability while lifting loads up to 40,000 lbs.

High-Capacity Adjustable Wheelbase

Need to move large, awkward loads? Toyota’s High-Capacity Adjustable Wheelbase Forklift is the lift for the job. With an extendable counterweight, operators are able to adjust the forklift to handle varying load weights quickly and efficiently. Also, this versatile lift comes equipped with a lifting capacity of up to 80,000 lbs. and features a telescoping boom.

High-Capacity Core IC Pneumatic

The High-Capacity Core IC Pneumatic features a tilt-out cab for easy maintenance and an operator display screen to keep track of performance and diagnostics. Its lifting capacity is 22,000 – 30,000 lbs. and is ideal for lumber steel or automotive applications.

High-Capacity IC Pneumatic

Toyota’s High-Capacity IC Pneumatic is a beast, and the largest truck in Toyota’s High-Capacity Line up. Its lifting capacity is up to 125,000 lbs. and can handle almost any heavy load. It is equipped with an enclosed operator cabin to ensure operator comfort in outdoor applications such as shipping yards or construction sites.

High-Capacity Marina Forklift

For specific marina applications, having the flexibility of negative lift is a must. With a lifting capacity up to 55,000 lbs. and remote operator controls, the High-Capacity Marina Forklift is designed to handle unique challenges.


Toyota’s High Capacity Forklift lineup is sure to cover your heavy duty business needs. If you want to learn more about Toyota’s High Capacity Forklifts and how you can add one or more to your fleet, contact your local authorized dealer.

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