When making the decision to invest in new versus used garbage trucks, used garbage trucks prove to be the smartest decision. For a myriad of reasons, used trucks are the most bang for your buck, while still getting the job done. Here are a few reasons why used trucks are the way to go:
All the Same Bells and Whistles As New
One of the most compelling reasons to go for a used garbage truck is that they usually have the same features as newer ones.However, you will want to consider what features you want your garbage truck to have and then compare a few makes and models. Who knows, you might come across a truck that has additional features you’ll find useful or that you didn’t even know you wanted.
Warranty For Used Trucks
What most people don’t know, is that used trucks can come with warranties too. This gives you peace of mind knowing that if something happens to your truck, you’re covered. Route Ready’s exclusive industry warranty gives our customers the peace of mind they need when putting a truck on their route. Performance and durability are standard features on every truck we put on the road. With our Route Ready Plus warranty plan you will get the 30-day operation confidence warranty. If you chose our Route Ready Premium package you get the 60-day operation confidence warranty. Please contact one of our dealers to get more information and details on what our warranty’s cover.
Another reason to buy used is because they cost much less than their newer counterparts, while still doing the job just as well. Whether you’re shopping for a rear loader or a front loader garbage truck It just makes economic sense to buy a used, reconditioned refuse truck. Doing so will save your company tens of thousands of dollars over the life of the vehicle.
What to look for in a reconditioned garbage truck
What should you look for when shopping for something that is such a large investment? One of the first things you should do is to ask for the trucks documented inspections. This inspection should include details of the truck from bumper to bumper, such our 210-point inspection, including cosmetics, mechanical functionality, and wear and tear of all components. You will also want to be sure that there is a clear title. This type of attention to detail on our trucks ensure that you are getting a dependable, efficient, quality vehicle with top rated reconditioning that meets your states DOT standards
What to expect with your purchase?
When you finalize your purchase of a Route Ready garbage truck you can expect quick availability upon request, or expedited delivery to your specified location. Your vehicle will be washed, and the interior will be detailed. You truck will come DOT certified and be compliant with all safety regulations. Also included is a full body & chassis PM Service, and Chassis Warranty, as well as a 250k engine & after treatment, unlimited mile Allison transmission, and No FET Tax.
Why Shop with Route Ready
When shopping for your garbage truck, keep in mind that not all used truck dealers provide the same quality products. While it is important to know such things as the mileage on the truck, the year model, and what maintenance has been provided, it is just as important to consider the reputation of the dealer your purchasing from. Our team of experienced truck dealers are the best in the industry. They are committed to meeting the needs of each of our clients, helping your company to be a success. You can be confident that we have the knowledge and background and understand the demands of the waste hauling industry. We are equipped to help guide you through your purchase and help you select the right truck for your hauling needs. Call us today for a quote on your Route Ready Truck.
Many Used Truck Options
Used garbage trucks are available in many makes and models, just like new ones. Whether you’re after makes such as Heil, McNeilus or Galbreath or any other make, you can bet you’ll find used models that can suit your specific needs.
The advantages discussed above are only a handful of the many reasons to purchase used. When shopping for your next garbage truck, consider these factors and shop used.