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Hydraulic Drop Deck Trailers for Rent

United Rentals offers a variety of hydraulic drop deck trailers for rent. Our extensive fleet of single-axle and tandem-axle ground-level trailers, also known as step deck trailers or hydraulic lift trailers, are designed to handle your transport requirements efficiently.

For our full list of hydraulic drop deck trailers for rent, view the items below. For more information, visit our resource section.

Black JLG Hydraulic Ground Level Equipment Trailer
Cat Class Code
920-3040

10 ft. Hydraulic Drop Deck Trailer, Single Axle

  • 5,000 lb. payload capacity depending on model
  • Deck length 10'
  • 2,100 lb. empty weight depending on model
  • 7,100 lb. GVWR
  • Uses: Ideal for hauling equipment, tools and vehicles safely by using hydraulics to lower the entire deck to ground level
Blue Airtow Hydraulic Ground Level Equipment Trailer back view
Cat Class Code
920-3041

14 ft. Hydraulic Drop Deck Trailer, Tandem Axle

  • 10,000 lb. payload capacity
  • Deck length 14'
  • 3,500 lb. empty weight
  • 13,500 lb. GVWR; CDL required for operation
  • Uses: Ideal for hauling equipment, tools and vehicles safely by using hydraulics to lower the entire deck to ground level
Resources

FAQs About Hydraulic Drop Deck Trailers

Drop deck trailers are specifically designed for hauling heavy equipment, tools and materials. Models of these trailers with open sides are well suited for transporting heavy machinery of irregular shapes and sizes, making them an ideal choice for industries such as construction and logistics. Utility drop deck trailers with closed sides offer the flexibility to haul a variety of materials, ranging from equipment to dirt and gravel. With their hydraulic lift functionality, these trailers provide an unprecedented level of convenience, allowing safe loading and unloading of materials directly from ground level. Our top-quality equipment is sourced from trusted manufacturers such as JLG and Air-tow, ensuring reliability and performance for all your hauling needs.

Learn more in the FAQs below.

FAQs
How much weight can a drop deck trailer carry?

Our medium-duty hydraulic drop deck trailers have a maximum capacity of 5,000 pounds. For heavy-duty hauling, the larger drop deck trailer’s maximum capacity is 10,000 pounds.

How much does a drop deck trailer weigh?

The weight of a drop deck trailer can vary depending on the model. Smaller 10-foot drop deck utility trailers can weigh up to 2,070 pounds, while larger 14-foot trailers can weigh up to 3,800 pounds.

What types of loads are best suited for drop deck trailers?

The hydraulic mechanism on these utility drop deck trailers allows you to load and unload construction and industrial equipment, machines and supplies without ramps or winching. This can improve the safety and efficiency of loading and unloading payloads. For drop deck trailers with fully enclosed sides, it’s safer to haul gravel, soil and smaller tools. If you need closed sides for your hauling, contact your United Rentals branch.