Toyota’s 8FBE: Compact. Stable. Environmentally-friendly. Low cost of ownership. Energy efficient. Greater performance, operability and stability. These are just a few of the features and advantages of our new Toyota 3-Wheel Electric forklift for sale. The 3-Wheel Electric Forklift comes standard in capacities of 3,000 lbs., 3,500 lbs., and 4,000 lbs. The 3-Wheel Electric Forklift also comes in a compact, 3,000 lb. capacity version with a 4” shorter battery compartment. The compact model is ideal for retail applications that require a forklift to turn a full 360 degrees in 10 feet or less.

Toyota 3-Wheel Electric Forklifts are available in cushion or pneumatic tire styles!


  • New Turn Speed Control System that dramatically slows the forklift when an operator attempts to turn at high speeds. *
  • Automatic reduction of hydraulic lift speed whenever the mast is tilted at least one degree forward. *
  • New counterweight design lowers the overall center of gravity, creating additional stability.
  • Active Mast Control (AMC) provides forward tilt angle control and rear tilt speed control.
  • Operator Presence Sensing System (OPSS)
    * Feature can be turned off if it interferes with your application.


  • New, more efficient motors, gear boxes, hydraulic systems and braking systems optimize both the 36V and 48V configurations.
  • New economy “E” mode.
  • New Progressive Hydraulics facilitate smoother ramp up speed and provides only the power requested by the operator via the hydraulic lever, resulting in less energy consumption.
  • About 20% increase in run-time over previous model.
  • Up to 15% increase in travel speeds, depending on voltage.
  • 12.5% improvement in average lift and lower speeds.
  • 20% increase in grade-ability over previous model.


  • Curvilinear Overhead Guard Pillar (2.9” increase in headroom).
  • Longer Dual Operator Assist Grips to assist getting on and off the forklift from either side.
  • Foot-Activated Parking Brake.
  • Small Diameter Steering Wheel.
  • 4-Way Adjustable, Full Suspension seat with increased Seat Slide & Anti-Cinch Seat Belt.ALL Standard!

Ease of Service

  • Wet Disc Brake design keeps dust and debris out of the brakes and decreases the clutter in thee drive motor area making it easy to blow out dust from the drive motor stator windings. This minimizes potential heat issues
  • A Steel Hydraulic Tank replaces the previous Resin tank. The new tank includes a drain plug at the bottom to make oil changes easier
  • New External Speed Sensor on the lift and drive motors to improve service
  • Added easier access to the front axels, streamlining fluid inspections and draining the gear oil without having to remove the tires!
  • Maintenance-free AC motors
  • Easy access, no-tools floorboard


  • Rear Pillar Assist Grips for ease of use and comfort while traveling in reverse
  • Blue floor spot light to alert others the forklift is in operation. Especially useful when working in aisles or limited visibility applications
  • Motion alarm that sounds only when the truck begins to move, not when the directional lever is switched
  • T-Matics MOBILE vehicle Management System
  • T-Matics COMMAND vehicle Management System
  • Plastic mirrors (important for applications that don’t allow glass on the floor)
  • Battery side extraction system
  • Mini Levers
  • Easily visible orange seat belt
  • Various LED lights

Specification Chart
3 Wheel Spec Chart

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toyota-3-wheel-electric Specification Manual

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