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Moving Truck Sizes and Features

Cargo Van

Up to 1 room

cargo van
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12' Truck

1-2 rooms

12 Foot Truck
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16' Truck

2-3 rooms

16 foot truck
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22' Truck

3-5 rooms

22 Foot Truck
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26' Truck

5-7 rooms

26 Foot Truck
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Moving With Penske

If you are moving for a new job or to accommodate a growing family, rent with Penske and gain peace of mind for your next move. With some of the newest, best-maintained vehicles on the road, we'll help get you and your belongings to your new location safely.

Family packing to move
Family packing to move
Couple who rented a moving truck

Renting With Penske

Whether your adventure involves moving across the country or across town, our trucks are here to help you get the job done. From spacious high-roof cargo vans and easy-to-drive 26 foot trucks to packing supplies and towing equipment, we have options for every adventure on your list.

Projects Start With Penske

Make your house a home. Whether you’re putting in a new patio and garden, building a treehouse or remodeling, Penske is here to help you tackle your next big or small home DIY project.

Woman with her moving truck full of project supplies
Woman with her moving truck full of project supplies
Room Capacity
Available for Round-Trip
Available for One-Way
Flat Floors
Cruise Control
Seating Configuration
1,000 lb. Loading Ramp
Vehicle Towing
Fuel Capacity
Fuel Type
Miles per Gallon*
Cargo Space Dimensions**
Square Feet
Cubic Space
Load Capacity
Up to 1 room
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2-person
bucket
Up to 25 gal.
Regular
Up to 12 mpg
11'11" L
4'6" W
6'9" H
53 sq. ft.
404 cu. ft.
3,500 lbs.
1-2 rooms
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2-person
bucket
Up to 33 gal.
Regular
Up to 12 mpg
12' L
6'6" W
6'1" H
78 sq. ft.
450 cu. ft.
3,100 lbs.
All Penske trucks are equipped with automatic transmission, air conditioning, anti-lock brakes for safer stops, cargo tie rails, dual-faced mirrors for better vision, power steering and a rear roll-up door. Penske trucks are among the newest fleets in the industry.

*The calculated mileage ratings listed above are estimates only. Fuel mileage may vary depending on load, terrain, weather and driving speed.

**The truck specifications listed above are based upon Penske's most commonly rented fleet. They are not the exact measurements of all trucks rented by Penske. Specifications will vary by make, model and year.

Truck images are for illustrative purposes only. Actual trucks may vary by make, model and year.
Cargo Van12 Foot Truck16 Foot Truck22 Foot Truck26 Foot Truck
Room CapacityUp to 1 room1-2 rooms2-3 rooms3-5 rooms5-7 rooms
Available for Round-TripCheckmarkCheckmarkCheckmarkCheckmark
Available for One-WayCheckmarkCheckmarkCheckmarkCheckmarkCheckmark
Flat FloorsCheckmarkCheckmarkCheckmark
Cruise ControlCheckmarkCheckmarkCheckmarkCheckmarkCheckmark
Seating Configuration2-person bucket2-person bucket2-person bucket3-person bench3-person bench
1,000 lb. Loading RampCheckmarkCheckmarkCheckmark
Capable of Vehicle TowingCheckmarkCheckmarkCheckmark
Fuel CapacityUp to 25 gal.Up to 33 gal.Up to 33 gal.Up to 70 gal.Up to 70 gal.
Fuel TypeRegularRegularRegularDieselDiesel
Miles per Gallon*Up to 12 mpgUp to 12 mpgUp to 12 mpgUp to 13 mpgUp to 13 mpg
Cargo Space Measurements11'11" L
4'6" W
6'9" H
12' L
6'6" W
6'1" H
16' L
7'7" W
6'6" H
21'11" L
8'1" W
8'1" H
25'11" L
8'1" W
8'1" H
Square Feet53 sq. ft.78 sq. ft.120 sq. ft.164 sq. ft.192 sq. ft.
Cubic Space404 cu. ft.450 cu. ft.800 cu. ft.1,200 cu. ft.1,700 cu. ft.
Load Capacity3,500 lbs.3,100 lbs.4,300 lbs.10,000 lbs.10,000 lbs.
All Penske trucks are equipped with automatic transmission, air conditioning, anti-lock brakes for safer stops, cargo tie rails, dual-faced mirrors for better vision, power steering and a rear roll-up door. Penske trucks are among the newest fleets in the industry.

*The calculated mileage ratings listed above are estimates only. Fuel mileage may vary depending on load, terrain, weather and driving speed.

**The truck specifications listed above are based upon Penske's most commonly rented fleet. They are not the exact measurements of all trucks rented by Penske. Specifications will vary by make, model and year.

Truck images are for illustrative purposes only. Actual trucks may vary by make, model and year.
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