Frequently Asked Questions About Garbage Trucks
About Maxim garbage trucks
If you’re looking for a smaller, more nimble garbage truck for your community or business, call Maxim Truck & Trailer. We can spec a side load or rear load garbage packer that works for you. Our units can be single axle or tandem axle.
How much do garbage trucks cost?
Typically, garbage trucks cost $175,000 or more for a new unit and can be as low as $60,000 for a used one depending on it's year, make, model, and condition.
How much do garbage trucks weigh?
Garbage trucks usually weigh around 30,000 to 35,000lbs when empty.
What garbage truck brands do you sell?
When it comes to new garbage trucks, we sell International trucks. However, for used garbage trucks, we sometimes also sell all sorts of other truck brands, such as Freightliner, Peterbilt, Volvo, and Kenworth garbage trucks.
As a new Navistar dealer we sell the complete line of new International Trucks. Our garbage trucks are fitted on the International MV607 or HV chassis with Cummins power and Allison transmission. Our most common spec includes 16 to 30 yard garbage capacity, semi-auto compaction cycling, rear vision camera with sound, hot shift PTO and dual work lights and strobe lights. These units can be driven with a regular Class 5 Driver’s License.
If we don’t have inventory in stock, we can make a unit that meets your exact specifications in short order based on the chassis and the compactor body of your choice.
What garbage truck purchasing options do you offer?
Whether you’re buying or leasing, make Maxim Truck & Trailer your first stop for new or used garbage truck. Call 1-888-242-6126 or find a location near you.