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Large body and cab-over trucks are a necessity for construction, distribution, storage, and towing businesses. It is important to keep in mind that buying a new one off the lot can be quite costly and depreciates once you take it to your place of business. However, buying used trucks for sale ensures you have your choice of truck that fits your budget. Not to mention, you do not have to stick with just one truck. If your budget allows, you can get a couple of used trucks for the price of a new one. That way, you get double the work done for half of the cost. In addition, you can find what you need from the convenience of your preferred location.
The Toyota Dyna is a forward control truck designed for commercial use. It has a flat face where the cab sits atop the front axle, and comes with a manual transmission. Assembly takes place in Jhongli, Taiwan and Ovar, Portugal. The used Toyota Dyna starts around 95 000 ZAR. It is a heavy duty truck that can be used for a wide variety of purposes.
Mercedes Benz Atego
Mercedes Benz introduced the Atego truck in 1997. It is a general purpose rigid truck, which is also lightweight for its size. They come with 4- or 6-cylinder engines. All models made after 2005 are called Mercedes Benz Axor. It can be used for towing, or to carry cargo. A second hand Mercedes Benz Atego comes in various models at negotiable prices. Do not let the luxury brand fool you, this truck was built for heavy lifting.
The freightliner truck helps you get construction or distribution work done. You can get even weight distribution, which can be especially helpful for heavy loads. These used freigntliners are generally in good condition with 600,000 kilometres. They are also a bargain, starting around 350 000 ZAR. A freightliner can complete all of your major work with ease.
If your company needs a large truck in South Africa, buying used can be very cost effective. In addition, you can also add to the trucks as you see fit. Not to mention, you do not have to visit a car lot to view hundreds of various models you may not be interested in.