3 Wheel Counterbalance Forklift | Front drive Electric lift truck | Hyster
3 Wheel Electric Forklift Trucks | J30 - 40XNT | Hyster
J30-40XNT Three Wheel Forklift
J30-40XNT 3 Wheel Electric Forklift

Front Drive Electric lift truck



The J30-40XNT three-wheel electric forklift offers numerous features to aid in productivity and cost of operations. The compact design and tight turning radius of the three-wheel lift truck offers incredible maneuverability in congested areas. Suited for applications such as loading and unloading, dock work and transporting loads to storage.

  • Decreased downtime
  • Low cost of operation
  • Built for comfort
  • Enhanced productivity
  • Performance options
Industry Sector

‐ Retail Stores
‐ Warehouse & 3PL
‐ Wholesale Distribution

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Decreased downtime

Durable components mean less downtime for service. The standard AC traction and hydraulic motors set the standard in materials handling, helping reduce maintenance requirements. Hyster-designed thermal management system helps maximize performance during continuous operation, while preventing damage to components due to heat.

  • Two-piece steel floor plate and side plates are easily removed to provide instant service access.
  • Lift-out floor plate requires no tools for operator checks.
  • CANbus communications simplifies wiring and improves serviceability.
  • On-board diagnostics reduce repair time and minimize expensive part-swapping.
  • Easy battery access is provided via the gas spring-assisted hood and quick release handle.
Low cost of operation

The Hyster® J30-40XNT series helps lower your cost of operations by delivering enhanced productivity, low energy consumption, advanced dependability, and reduced maintenance costs. According to the VDI Energy Cycle Standardized Test, the Hyster J30-40XNT provides the lowest energy consumption versus the competition. Pacesetter VSM (Vehicle System Manager) enables customization of truck performance.

Built for comfort

The superior ergonomic design of the J30-40XNT means greater comfort for your operator. Enhanced ergonomics combined with customizable performance characteristics enhance overall productivity and uptime.

  • Easy-to-use 3-point entry design of operator compartment uses a molded hand grip and armrest/hip restraint to minimize muscle/joint strain.
  • Seat-side mechanical levers are positioned for maximum comfort and offer an optional integrated thumb-actuated directional control switch.
  • Adjustable steer column assures the right fit.
  • Choice of 6 different seats enables a more customizable level of comfort.
  • Increased shoulder clearance — a result of the redesigned front curved overhead guard leg.
  • 12-inch steering wheel with integrated spinner knob reduces fatigue, provides more knee room, and goes lock-to-lock in just 4 turns.
Enhanced productivity

Productivity means moving more of your loads in less time with less cost. The Hyster® J30-40XNT series has been proven to be a leader in productivity.

  • Direct access for service is a key element for easier daily checks or service, resulting in improved productivity.
  • Pacesetter VSM enables you to adjust and optimize performance.
  • The Hyster-designed thermal management system continuously monitors critical truck functions. Upon identifying an irregularity, it protects the components by automatically adjusting truck performance.
  • Ergonomically designed operator compartment helps enhance overall productivity.
  • AC technology offers precise speed control with excellent acceleration, significantly increasing productivity.
  • Unitized frame construction provides excellent durability and stability, boosting driver confidence and enhancing productivity.
Performance options

Customizable performance that matches operator skill with individual performance needs enables the J30-40XNT to give maximum productivity throughout the entire shift.

  • Adjustment of customizable performance parameters to match your application needs is accessible via the multifunction display and technician password protection.
  • A significant increase in loaded travel speeds and acceleration rates beyond the standard setting is possible when the Extended Shift setting is turned off.
  • Standard Extended Shift AC controller settings provide the optimum balance between performance needs and battery shift life.
  • Pacesetter VSM (Vehicle System Manager) enables customization of truck performance to suit application needs. 
Model Load Capacity Load Center Lift Height Turning Radius Battery Capacity Voltage Weight
J30XNT 3000lbs 24in 259 58.3 36V / 880Ah - 48V / 660Ah 5120
J35XNT 3500lbs 24in 259 62.1 36V / 1100Ah - 48V / 770Ah 5250
J40XNT 4000lbs 24in 259 62.1 36V / 1100Ah - 48V / 770Ah 5290

We would not be where we are today without one of the most professional dealer networks in the industry. We work hard to design and manufacture the best lift trucks, but it is our stellar dealers that bring it all together for you.

Dealers help at every step of the process

  • Understanding your specific lift truck applications
  • Recommending special features to improve your productivity
  • Configuring the proper quotation
  • Helping with financing options when required
  • Prepping your truck for delivery after it leaves our factory
  • Arranging for operator training
  • Providing planned maintenance on your trucks
  • Supporting National Accounts management
  • Providing fleet management services, if needed
  • Providing emergency service and parts
  • Providing rental trucks at short notice
  • Helping determine exactly when to purchase new lift trucks

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