Like the name suggests, it's a truck body and trailer primarily used by farmers to haul grain and other products of a similar nature. With a roof you can open and close with ease, it's ideal for farmers because they can deposit their goods directly into the grain box as depicted in the above photo.
Maxim Truck & Trailer offers new and used grain trucks for sale at a variety of price points to meet your budget. The majority of our grain trucks are sold in the prairie provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta but we can deliver to anywhere in Canada.
How many bushels can a grain truck hold?
This highly depends on the size of your box, of course. However, the standard grain truck box typically holds anywhere from 300-350 bushels (some more, some less).
How much does a grain truck weigh?
On average, grain trucks weigh anywhere from 13,000 to 17,000lbs.
How much does a grain truck cost?
A new grain truck will usually cost $160,000 or more. A used grain truck can go for as low as $75,000 or more.
What grain truck brands do you sell?
As an authorized Navistar dealer, we sell International trucks. However, for used grain trucks, we sometimes also carry all sorts of other truck brands, such as Volvo, Freightliner, Peterbilt, and Kenworth grain trucks.
Our grain truck specifications include single axle and tandem axle configurations. Engine makes include Cummins ISX, Cummins L9 and International A26 with horsepower ranging from 350 to 500 horsepower. Axle weights range from 12,000 to 14,600 on the front axles and 40,000 to 46,000 on the rears. Transmissions include Eaton Fuller Ultrashift and Allison Automatics to name a few. Transmission speeds range from 6-speed to 18-speed. Wheelbase of our grain trucks vary from 175 to 238 inches. Most of our grain trucks come with 4-Way rear lockup that provide better traction in soft fields or snow.
The grain boxes we install on our grain trucks are usually steel monobody construction although we can also spec other variations including aluminum boxes. Box size is generally 20 feet long by 8.5 feet wide by 64 inches high with a 3-piece rear gate with a center shute with a total box weight of 3,440 lbs. Our grain truck capacity is 721 bushels at the 20-foot length. Our grain trucks come equipped with a 30-ton underbody scissor hoist and a 23-gallon hydraulic reservoir. Common options include electric tarp, pintle package, wireless remote controls, rear flood lamps, rear window and passenger side hoist control.
Our Truck Sales Reps are extremely knowledgeable and very technical. Many have a farming background and hold their Class 1 license with hauling experience - so they know the industry.
How many grain trucks do you have in stock?
It depends on the season, but we typically have anywhere from 5-10 grain trucks in stock at any given time and can order new ones for you whenever you please.
Our inventory of grain trucks is located in Winnipeg, Brandon, Regina, Saskatoon, Prince Albert, Edmonton and Calgary. You may also find our inventory at our associate dealer in Yorkton, SK. If the truck you’re interested in is located in another city, we can arrange to move it to your location so you can test-drive it. Speak to your local Maxim Sales Rep for more information.
What are other uses for grain trucks?
Apart from hauling grain, they can easily be used for a variety of other hauling needs, including fertilizer and silage.
What are my grain truck purchasing options?
Your options include buying, leasing and renting a grain truck from Maxim with flexible lease and rental terms to meet your business and financial needs.
On-site financing is available on our entire inventory of grain trucks. We understand the unique needs of those purchasing or leasing transportation equipment and we’ll find the best financing solution for you and your business.
Make Maxim Truck & Trailer your first stop for a new or used grain truck. Call 1-888-242-6126 or find a location near you.