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Penske Truck Size Guide

Updated: Apr 22

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Moving can be an exciting yet overwhelming process. While some turn to professional movers, renting a truck is a convenient and much affordable way to move. 



There are lots of truck rental companies to choose from. It's important to pick one that is reliable, safe, offers a variety of moving truck sizes, and other services. 


Penske Truck Rentals is a top choice for individuals and businesses needing dependable moving transportation. Penske sets itself apart from other truck rental companies with its wide selection of moving truck sizes, including some of the newest vehicles available in the market.


In this guide, we’ll go over Penske truck sizes and how to pick the right moving truck size for your move. 



Penske Truck Rental Features 

Penske moving trucks’ long list of utilities and sizes make it easy for anyone to find a truck that meets their moving needs.

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These features include: 

  • 24/7 Roadside Assistance

  • Round Trip & One-Way Rentals

  • Personal or Commercial Truck Rentals

  • Short & Long Term Business Leases

  • Discounts Available

  • Complete Fleet of Rentals including: 

    • High Roof Cargo Vans, 12’ / 16’ / 22’ and 26’ Box Trucks, Towing Equipment / Car Carriers 


Penske Moving Truck Size Options 

Penske offers a selection of five moving truck sizes. From small cargo vans to larger moving trucks, customers are able to select a vehicle that best suits their moving requirements. 


Choosing the right Penske truck size for your move can be tricky. You want to ensure your moving truck has enough space for all your items without paying for unnecessary space.


Before renting a Penske truck, make sure to take inventory of your belongings and see which size truck will best fit. Next, let’s look at all available Penske moving truck sizes and capabilities. 



High-Roof Cargo Van

Penske’s high-roof cargo van is their smallest vehicle size available at 12 feet and ideal for smaller moves and shorter hauls. 


  • Interior dimensions: up to 11 feet 11 inches long x 4 feet 6 inches wide x 6 feet 9 inches tall. 

  • Capacity:  is up to 400 cubic feet of loading space and 3,500 pounds of load capacity


This high-roof cargo van size is perfect for college dorm, studio apartment, or one-bedroom apartment moves. For shorter trips, you can use a high-roof cargo van instead of a small box truck. This is the most affordable option if you are willing to make multiple trips. 


Don’t let this smaller sized vehicle fool you. Penske’s cargo vans are spacious, dependable, modern, and easy to drive. To learn more about the size, features, and see a tour of the vehicle, go to Penske’s high-roof cargo van page



12-foot Box Truck 


Penske’s 12-foot box truck is ideal for one to two room moves as well as moving a college dorm or efficiency apartment


  • Interior dimensions: up to 12 feet long x 6 feet 6 inches. wide x 6 feet 1 inch tall.

  • Capacity: up to 450 cubic feet of loading space and 3,100 pounds of load capacity. 


This moving truck has features like automatic transition, backup cameras, dual-faced mirrors, and more to make driving easier.


The Penske 12-foot moving truck size is the smallest box truck available yet still has lots of room for your belongings. It's easy to drive and good for light loads. Visit Penske's website to learn more about the 12-foot box truck’s dimensions and features.



16-foot Box Truck 

The 16-foot box truck from Penske is ideal for moving two to three rooms, a one-bedroom apartment, or larger items/appliances. It’s the smallest Penske moving truck size of their fleet to tow vehicles behind with the help of their car carriers. 


  • Interior dimensions: up to 16 feet long x 7 feet 7 inches wide x 6 feet 6 inches tall. 

  • Capacity: up to 800 cubic feet of loading space and up to 4,300 pounds of load capacity. 


Get a list of the 16-foot Penske moving truck’s dimensions, features, and a demo video of the truck on their website. 



22-foot Box Truck 

The 22-foot Penske moving truck size is best to move large apartments or homes of three to five rooms.


  • Interior dimensions: up to 21 feet 11 inches long x 8 feet 1 inch wide x 8 feet x 1 inch tall. 

  • Capacity: up to 1,200 feet of loading space and up to 10,000 pounds of load capacity. 


Features include towing compatibility, a 1,000 lb. capacity loading ramp, automatic transition, and many more.


Visit Penske's website to learn more about their 22-foot moving truck



26-foot Box Truck 

Penske’s 26-foot box truck is the largest personal moving vehicle available. As the biggest in its fleet, the 26-foot moving truck size is perfect for moving five to seven rooms, or a home with three to five bedrooms. 


  • Interior dimensions: up to 25 feet 11 inches long x 8 feet 1 inch wide x 8 feet 1 inch tall. 

  • Capacity: up to 1,700 cubic feet of loading space and up to 10,000 pounds of load capacity. 


You will find many features on this vehicle. Some features include towing capabilities, fuel-efficient diesel power, cargo tie rails, a real roll-up door, and more. 


To view more features, dimensions, and a demo video touring the truck, go to Penske’s 26-foot box truck page



Still need help finding the right moving truck size? Go to Penske’s Truck Wizard page that will help determine the right Penske moving truck size for your move.  





Looking for a Penske Moving Truck Rental in LaGrange, GA?

For a reliable and affordable truck rental service in LaGrange, GA, choose Airport Storage & Trucks. As a partner and supplier of Penske Truck Rentals, Airport Storage & Trucks provides customers with a variety of moving truck sizes to fit their moving needs. 


For more information about our services or to reserve a truck, call (706) 882-7745 or reserve here! Be sure to ask about our move-in special!



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