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Sit Down Counterbalance Forklift


These tough, fuel-efficient sit down counterbalance forklifts can be tailored to suit specific applications, no matter how challenging.

  • Decrease downtime
  • Cooling technology
  • Low cost of ownership
  • Exceptional ergonomics
  • Variable power technology
Industry Sectors

‐ Home Centers
‐ Rental Stores
‐ Building Materials
‐ Lumber
‐ Paper, Printing & Packaging

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Highly versatile sit down IC Forklift

IC Forklift Designed for high intensity applications.


The H80-120FT series offers a choice of 3 engine configurations, a host of transmission options, and the ability to customize each powertrain to optimize the productivity and efficiency in your application.

Hassle-free hydraulics and industrial strength electronics contribute to less maintenance, therefore decreased downtime.

Standard premium wet disc brakes provide excellent stopping power and extremely long service life. Brakes are completely sealed from water and dirt making them ready for tough environments.


A choice of 2 aluminum core radiators, each with significant design and component improvements, provides exceptional cooling capacity.

A superior counterweight tunnel design coupled with a “pusher” type fan and enhanced shroud design improves airflow and reduces the recirculation of hot air to maximize cooling capabilities.

Combi-cooler radiator provides 4-row aluminum core for additional transmission oil cooling capacity for the most demanding and intensive applications.


The H80-120FT series is configured to provide improved efficiency, while enhancing reliability and superior serviceability to reduce your operating costs.

  • Auto Deceleration System extends brake life by up to 60% by automatically slowing the truck when the accelerator pedal is released.
  • Controlled power reversal feature virtually eliminates tire spin, increasing tire life by up to 50% over trucks not equipped with a DuramatchTM system
  • Pacesetter VSM continuously monitors fluid levels and powertrain, reducing daily service checks and helping prevent major repairs
  • CANbus communications, non-mechanical sensors and switches and IP66 rated sealed connections
  • Leak-free O-ring face seal fittings at all high pressure connection points

The  H80-120FT series features an ergonomically designed operator compartment that plays a big role to enhance overall productivity. Superior ergonomic features like ample leg room, 2 choices of hydraulic controls, an infinitely adjustable steer column, integrated dashboard display, 12-inch steering wheel with spinner knob, Auto Deceleration System, 6 choices of seats and optional rear drive handle and EZXchange bracket enable your operator to maximize productivity.


Hyster® Variable Power Technology™ provides adjustable performance modes that allow customers to maximize productivity or fuel economy to fit their specific application requirements. With two selectable performance modes, the H80-120FT series can be tailored to achieve a balance of enhanced performance and superior fuel economy, or to maximize productivity during peak business periods when moving more loads is integral to the success of your operation.

Model Load Capacity Load Center Lift Height Turning Radius Overall Width Weight Engine Type Transmission
H80FT 8000lbs 24in 218 101.2 57.1 / 62.0 13274 Kubota 3.8L Diesel / Kubota 3.8L LPG ElectronicPowershift 1-speed / ElectronicPowershift 2-speed / DuraMatch™ 1-speed / DuraMatch™2, 2-speed
H90FT 9000lbs 24in 218 103.1 57.1 / 62.0 14118 Kubota 3.8L Diesel / Kubota 3.8L LPG ElectronicPowershift 1-speed / ElectronicPowershift 2-speed / DuraMatch™ 1-speed / DuraMatch™2, 2-speed
H100FT 10000lbs 24in 208 111.7 57.1 / 62.0 15108 Kubota 3.8L Diesel / Kubota 3.8L LPG ElectronicPowershift 2-speed / DuraMatch™ 1-speed / DuraMatch™2, 2-speed
H110FT 11000lbs 24in 208 113.3 57.1 / 62.0 15758 Kubota 3.8L Diesel / Kubota 3.8L LPG ElectronicPowershift 2-speed / DuraMatch™ 1-speed / DuraMatch™2, 2-speed
H120FT 12000lbs 24in 208 114.8 57.1 / 62.0 16519 Kubota 3.8L Diesel / Kubota 3.8L LPG ElectronicPowershift 2-speed / DuraMatch™ 1-speed / DuraMatch™2, 2-speed

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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