Manitou ME 425C

Manitou ME 425C

Forklift Trucks

5512 lb
256 in
20 in
155 in
Optimize your handling and storage operations with the Manitou ME 425C forklift. Electric, this mast model offers a maximum load capacity of 2500 kg capable of transporting your goods and various materials in complete safety. Its compact design is ideal for efficient handling under all conditions, especially in the tightest work areas. Our ME electric trucks can be configured with several options and mast types. Its 48V battery makes the ME 425C a compact and economical forklift truck, perfectly suited for light applications that do not require an 80V battery.
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Technical characteristics



Model Name

ME 425 C

Power source


Operator type


Max. capacity

5512 lb

Load centre of gravity

20 in

Load distance, centre of drive axle to fork

18 in


58 in


Service weight

9480 lb

Weight on front axle (laden) / rear axle (laden)

13360 lb / 1631 lb

Weight on front axle (Unladen) / rear axle (Unladen)

4321 lb / 5159 lb


Tyres type


Dimensions of front wheels

23 x 9-10

Dimensions of rear wheels

18 x 7-8

Number of front wheels / rear wheels

2 / 2

Number of drive wheels


Front wheel gauge

42 in

Rear wheel gauge

38 in


Tilt of Mast Forward (deg) / Backward (deg)

5 / 10

Height of towing bar (coupling height)

12 in

Overall length

137 in

Length to face of forks

92 in

Overall width

50 in

Forks section / width / length

5 in x 45 in / 2 in

Fork carriage ISO 2328 (class/form) A/B


Fork carriage width

41 in

Ground clearance below mast

4 in

Ground clearance at centre of wheelbase

5 in

Aisle Width for pallets 1000 x 1200 crossways

147 in

Aisle width for 800 x 1200 pallet lengthways

155 in

Turning radius

82 in

Internal turning radius (over tyres)

29 in

Height of overhead guard (cabin)

85 in

Seat height/stand height

42 in


Travel speed (laden / unladen)

9 mi/h / 9 mi/h

Lifting speed (laden / unladen)

0.75 ft/s / 1 ft/s

Lowering speed (laden / unladen)

1 ft/s / 0.72 ft/s

Drawbar pull (Laden / Unladen)

1800 daN / 1700 daN

Gradeability (laden / unladen)

11 % / 12 %

Service brake



Drive motor rating S2 60 min

11 kW

Lift motor rating at S3 15%

8.60 kW

Battery according to DIN 43531/35/36 A, B, C

DIN43531 B

Battery / Batteries capacity

48 V / 700 Ah

Energy consumption

5.80 kW/h


Type of drive control


Working hydraulic pressure for attachments

2538 PSI

Oil flow rate for attachments

35 l/min

Measured/guaranteed mean noise level at the ear of the operator

< 72 dB

Sound level at the driver's ear according to DIN 12 053

72 dB