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Telehandler Horsepower - How Much is Enough?

Articles - May 18

Telehandler Horsepower - How Much is Enough?

JLG Industries, Inc.
World-leading access equipment manufacturer
McConnellsburg, PA

To meet the demands of ever increasing loads and lift heights, telehandler engine horsepower continues to increase. But how much horsepower do you really need?


In order to ensure you get the right telehandler for the job it’s important to understand:

  • The benefits and detriments of low and high horsepower engines
  • The horsepower size appropriate for your application 

Learn more about engine horsepower, specifically the 74hp threshold, and how it affects your telehandler in OEM Off-Highway’s article: Telehandler Horsepower: How Much is Enough?