8-Foot Moving Trucks: Compare to Our 10' Box Truck Competitors

Red Rover® is proud to offer 8-foot moving trucks for customers in need of a convenient and reliable moving solution. Our 8-foot moving trucks are available at every Red Rover location and designed to be easily maneuvered through crowded city streets. See how our 8-foot moving truck compares to a traditional rental trucks below, and why you may consider one over our competitors' 10-foot moving trucks.

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8-Foot Moving Truck Features

  • Super maneuverable and great for urban areas where parking may be at a premium.
  • Holds one 8′ container.
  • Multiple container configurations.
  • Contents allowance for one 8′ container is 5,500 lbs.
  • Equivalent self-storage center size: Between a 10’x5′ and a 10’x10′

Specifications

Clearance needed (height): 13′
Length: 18′

8-Foot Moving Truck Safety Features and Other Conveniences

  • Only a valid automobile license needed
  • Back up camera on every truck
  • Collision avoidance system with lane departure warning
  • Bumper mounted dolly on all trucks — yours to use for free
  • Free roadside assistance
  • Sanitized between every use
  • Nearly two feet shorter than U-Haul’s® 10-foot truck, but a max content allowance over 2,500 lbs. greater! (Information based on details provided on U-Haul’s® 10-foot truck page)

How You’ll Use Your Moving Truck Rental with Our Storage Containers

Customers can utilize our 16-foot moving trucks with multiple storage unit configurations, depending on how much space you need. For instance, you can combine two 8-foot containers or choose one 16-foot container, our most popular option. When you schedule a pickup for your storage unit, it will be loaded onto a moving truck and cleaned ahead of time. For more details, check out the video below.

Moving Truck and Portable Storage Container Configurations

Red Rover puts you in control by providing multiple configurations of storage containers and trucks so you can select the one best suited for your specific needs. Make your way through narrow city streets or into a small driveway with rear access, or have the door face the side with our 8-foot moving truck. Our truck’s ramp can be extended up to 15ft, making loading and unloading simple. Deals are available for multiple storage unit rentals. Find your nearest Red Rover Storage Center Location for details.

8′ Truck

Our 8’ trucks are designed to be easily maneuvered through crowded city streets. With the ability to set the doors on either side or facing the rear, this truck’s versatility can handle big jobs in tight spaces.

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Specifications

Clearance needed (height): 13′
Total length: 18′
Container sq. footage: 431 cubic square feet
Locks required: 2

8′ Truck + 8′ Container (Rear Access)

Make your way through tight city streets or into small driveways with an 8’ truck with a rear access 8’ container. Our truck’s ramp can be extended up to 15ft, making loading and unloading with our free dolly a breeze.

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Specifications

Clearance needed (height): 13′
Total length: 18′
Container sq. footage: 431 cubic square feet
Locks required: 2

Need more space? Check out our 24′ moving trucks!

PODS® Rental Cost vs. Red Rover Fetchable Storage for 8-Foot Moving Truck

Our founder, Pete Warhurst, started Red Rover with the goal of defining a more comprehensive moving and storage experience than his last venture in the industry, PODS®. With Fetchable Storage™, you can pick up and drop off your containers at your convenience. Check out some of the advantages of using our 8-foot moving truck over a similar option from PODS®:

  • Free Moving Truck Rental with 8-foot Storage Unit
  • No fees for delivery or pickup
  • Scheduled pickup times so no wait times
  • No worries about zoning restrictions that might happen with placing a portable container on your property
  • Consistent savings no matter where you live. Check out comparisons from our current areas served
 
 

A New Solution from Portable Storage Solutions, LLC

The Red Rover® team is focused on providing moving and storage solutions that are more affordable and convenient than traditional options. With our moving & storage containers, we can pick up and drop off your containers at your convenience. Our team is full of industry-leaders in the moving and storage space, so let us know you that Red Rover is the right option for your moving & storage needs.

Where Can I Find 8-Foot Moving Trucks Near Me?

Red Rover is growing rapidly and will soon be open in markets across the country! The following states are where you can currently find a Red Rover location and are also available for long-distance moving services.

Check Out Reviews from Our Satisfied Customers

RED ROVER® OVERALL RATING: 4.85 / 5.0/

Brian M.

 It was the least expensive of all the other companies. So worth it and so convenient. I certainly recommend them.

Colette C.

This company is local and reasonably priced. This company really went above and beyond to help make things easier for our move despite a health emergency.

Stacey L.

The concept of a combination truck rental and pod storage all in one equipment piece is genius!

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