Hiab Moffett M8 25.3


The Hiab Moffett M8, available in four different versions is able to work in the worst off-road conditions, it is the most advanced machine of its kind. Our Hiab Moffett M8 25.3 provides the solution to transferring loads up to 2,5 tons and helps you to reduce your annual transport costs.

The M8 25.3 is also available with a patented Lift Assist and one sided off-loading package, a combination which enables one man and one machine to load and unload from just one side of the truck or trailer. The use of this system allows the Hiab Moffett to operate at full load capacity thus minimising time on site and boosting productivity.

Every business sector has its specific needs. Cargotec offers you the best solution with the most comprehensive Truck-mounted Forklift range to meet these needs. The M8 25.3 is already an important asset in applications such as:

  • Timber distribution
  • Delivery of building materials
  • Delivery of agfeed & fertiliser
  • Emergency Services
  • Peace keeping operations
  • Delivery of scaffolding material
  • Distribution of extrusions …and much more!

Fully equipped as standard

Your M8 25.3 meets all operating requirements. Hiab Moffett Truck-mounted Forklifts come with the most comprehensive equipment as standard giving you the maximum value for your investment. The Hiab Moffett M8 25.3 is easy to use and highly operator friendly; it eliminates the need for manual handling and allows precise and safe load positioning in almost any location.

Standard extras include

  • Moving mast. The mast is ‘reached’ forward to pick up load in front of the wheels
  • RKM – advanced hydraulic filtration system will keep the hydraulic oil much cleaner
  • Direct drive engine and hydraulic oil pump for high performance
  • Improved service access to parts
  • Road lights, reverse beeper and interlocking seatbelt for additional safety
  • Flashing beacon and work lights for driver safety and confidence
  • Easy-drive regulator to prevent stalling
  • Differential lock to get better grip when driving on rough terrain
  • New Rops/Fops (Rollover/Falling Object Protective Structure) to protect the driver
  • Stabilisers for extra stability, loading and unloading in front of wheels
  • New “Clear View” Mast

But that’s not all…

Whatever the application, we will match it with a customised solution. The M8 standard features can be enhanced with an impressive range of optional extras.

  • Different tyre options
  • Choice of forks
  • Choice of lift heights
  • Range of attachments

Our extensive service network, in more than 40 countries, offers you high levels of expertise, obtained through its long term link with Hiab and parent company Cargotec. Our highly skilled service network team is used to solving just about any challenge and is always nearby.

Our team understands your business and provides the right advice regarding your load handling needs. Our centralised spares and parts service ensures delivery within 24 hours across Europe.

Hiab Moffett M8 25.3 Specifications


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Max lifting capacity
2500Kg @ 600mm Load Centre
Drive wheels
Tyre type
29 x 12.5 – 15 Tractor
Turning radius
Tilt of mast
10 / 8 degrees
Side Shift
Telescopic fork
1150 x 100 x 50mm
Fork carriage width
Frame opening
Overall width
Lift height
Mast height collapsed
Ground clearance