Kalmar brand

Kalmar 22,000 - 40,000 lbs. Essential Forklift Range

The new Kalmar Essential Range of forklifts gives you everything you expect from Kalmar – a quality build with high availability and excellent productivity for a very competitive price.

A forklift built for efficiency

You get the choice of two different Volvo engines, including a new smaller yet highly efficient 141hp version. The engines are compliant with Tier 4 Final emissions standards and are combined with a highly efficient gearbox and drive axle. Our gear pumps are extremely reliable, easy to service and come in three different capacities, depending on the size of your forklift.

Introducing the new Essential cabin

The Kalmar Essential cabin has everything your drivers need to operate at their best. The well-designed, spacious cabin offers great visibility both forward and backward. You get an adjustable seat, power-assisted steering, and easy lift operation with control levers or an optional joy stick. Keeping your drivers comfortable and in full control.

VOLVO TAD551/571 VE Units DCG160-12
Lifting speed
Unloaded (ft/s)
At 80 % of rated load (ft/s)
Lowering speed
Unloaded (ft/s)
At rated load (ft/s)
Travelling speed, F/R
Unloaded (mph)
At rated load (mph)
Gradeability, max.
Unloaded (%)
At rated load (%)
Gradeability, at 2 km/h
Unloaded (%)
At rated load (%)
Drawbar pull
Max. (lbf)
Noise level, inside
LpAZ*, Essential cabin (dB(A))
LpAZ*, Essential cabin OHG (dB(A))
Noise level, outside
LWA** (dB(A))

* DCG100-140-6T, DCG100-12T Kessler D61
* DCG150-6-DCG180-6T Kessler D81

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DCG160-12 – Kalmar Essential Range

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