new and used sleeper trucks for sale in Canada

New and Used Sleeper Trucks for Sale


Frequently Asked Questions About Sleeper Trucks

What is a sleeper truck?

These semi-trucks come complete with a bunk behind the driver and passenger seats that acts as “living quarters” for long distance truckers while on the road. The sleeper bunks come in many variations including Sky Rise, High Rise, and Flat Top bunk versions. For longer hauling, Maxim Truck & Trailer carries a broad selection of new and used heavy-duty sleeper trucks. 

These are Class 7-8 trucks with GVW of 26,001 pounds and greater. Sleeper units can be equipped with modern amenities that include wall mounted TVs, microwave, Fridge, USB ports and electrical outlets for electronic devices. Bed configurations include single and double bunk options. To meet today’s emissions standards and no idle policies, sleeper units can be fitted with climate control systems from Webasto or Espar that give the cab HVAC capabilities without idling the engine. This not only provides added comfort but it saves fuel.

The new International Truck sleeper models have distinctive features that include enhanced fuel economy and enhanced driver comfort and visibility. If you haven’t driven a new model International truck lately, come to Maxim for a test drive.

How much does a sleeper truck cost?

A new sleeper truck typically costs $150,000 to $210,000. Used sleeper units can go for anywhere from several thousand to just under what a new unit costs depending on the mileage, wear and tear, etc.

How much does a sleeper truck weigh?

On average, sleeper trucks weigh 17,500 to 23,000lbs.

How much weight can a sleeper truck haul?

The industry standard is over 145,000lbs.

Do you sell sleeper trucks near me?

Yes. We sell sleeper trucks all across Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia and more. 

What sleeper truck brands do you sell?

When it comes to new sleeper truck models we have for sale, we supply International trucks. However, we also sell used Peterbilt, Volvo, Kenworth, and Freightliner trucks from time to time (and many other truck brands as well).

Our trucks include brand new International Truck units including International LT, International LoneStar, International HX and International RH sleeper trucks as well as later model units including ProStar, PayStar, 9900i and 9400i. Trade-in units from International, Peterbilt, Volvo, Kenworth, Mack and Freightliner add a host of options to our used sleeper inventory. And nearly new rental units from our large rental fleet and high quality off-lease units from our national lease fleet give Maxim the unique ability to offer brand new, nearly new and used semi-trucks from our National dealership inventory. We offer more variety and more inventory than most dealers in Canada because we are a new International Truck Dealer with many locations that sell new units coupled with a large Lease and Rental Fleet that is continually generating high quality used inventory. Most units come with a complete service history and build sheet line set.

What kind of sleeper trucks do you carry? 

Maxim Truck & Trailer sells a broad variety of sleeper trucks including tandem axle configurations and a wide variety of wheel base lengths. Engine power includes International A26, Cummins ISX, Cat and Detroit engines with horsepower ratings of 350-565 horsepower. Transmission options include automatic and manual transmissions with 13-18 speeds. No matter the application, Maxim has the right new or used sleeper truck for you.

Applications can include hauling refrigerated goods, hauling dry goods, raw material goods hauled on decks – all over long distances east/west, and north/south that require drivers to sleep between shifts of driving.

How many sleeper trucks do you have in stock?

At any given time, Maxim Truck & Trailer has 100 to 200 sleeper semi trucks in stock. Our inventory of sleeper semi-trucks is located across Canada at our locations in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Prince Albert, Saskatoon, Regina, Brandon, Winnipeg, Thunder Bay, Mississauga and Montreal. You may also find our inventory at our associate dealers in Yorkton, SK and Dryden, ON. 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.

Our Truck Sales Reps are extremely knowledgeable and very technical. Many hold their Class 1 license and have been drivers themselves - so they know the industry.

Should I buy a sleeper or a day cab?

The biggest thing to consider when deciding whether or not to purchase a day cab tractor or a sleeper tractor is travel distance. If you or your drivers are travelling long distances and require overnight accomodations - sleeper tractors are 100% the way to go. The amount of money you'll save on hotel rooms will add up tremendously overtime, even with the slight increase on gas fare sleepers have in comparison to a day cab.

Our many customers who rely on long haul sleepers as part of their Canadian and US hauling include general freight companies and owner operators, but any industry that requires multi-day travel can definitely benefit from a sleeper truck.

What sleeper truck customizations do you offer?

Our popular Sleeper truck add-ons and customization include backup lights, fenders, beacons, moose bumpers, engine and cab heater and cooling systems, aerodynamic packages and extended warranty packages. Your options include buying, leasing and renting with flexible lease and rental terms to meet your business and financial needs.

On-site financing is available on our entire inventory. 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.

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Make Maxim Truck & Trailer your first stop for a new or used sleeper truck. Call 1-888-242-6126 or find a location near you.

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