What Type of Truck Do I Need?

Longhorn Rentals carries a large selection of trucks for moving,
towing a trailer or hauling a heavy load.

Do you need a truck but aren’t sure what type will best suit your needs? Longhorn Rentals has been renting trucks since 1975. Our staff is extremely knowledgeable and will be happy to help you decide what type of truck works best for you. We have hundreds of vehicles!

Are you moving?

Longhorn Rentals carries a large selection of trucks for moving.

Are you moving?All of our moving trucks are late model year and are serviced regularly to ensure that they are kept in perfect working order. They are equipped with e-track to secure your valuable possessions.

As well, our moving trucks come standard with hydraulic lift gates to ensure a smooth move. Longhorn Rentals also has dollies and furniture pads for your moving convenience.

Please visit our Moving Tips section for additional moving information.

Are you moving a 1 to 2 bedroom house or apartment?

Click here to rent this truck!Longhorn Rentals suggests that you rent a 16 Foot Box truck for this job. Our automatic 16 Foot Box truck is equipped with a hydraulic lift gate to make your move as easy as possible. The cargo dimensions: Length 192 inches/ Width 77 inches/ Height 85

Are you moving a 3 to 4 bedroom house or apartment?

Click here to rent this truck!Longhorn Rentals suggests that you rent a 24 Foot Box truck for this job. Our 24 Foot Box truck is equipped with a hydraulic lift gate to make your move as easy as possible. The cargo dimensions: Length 284 inches/ Width 88 inches/ Height 90

Don’t forget moving equipment. Visit our moving equipment section to learn more about the moving equipment Longhorn Rentals has available.

Visit our moving tips section for more moving information.

Do you need to tow a trailer?

Whether you need to tow a camper or a small trailer, Longhorn Rentals has a truck that
will fit your needs.

All of our trucks are late model year and are serviced regularly to ensure that they are kept in perfect working order. Longhorn Rentals carries a wide variety of trucks, from 1/2 ton to 1 ton trucks with gooseneck capabilities. Most of our trucks are equipped with electric brake controllers and all three of the most common electric plugs. We have the largest variety of trucks with towing capabilities in the Austin area.

Please visit our Hitches and Electrical section for more information about our trucks towing
capabilities.

Are you towing a small trailer?

Click here to rent this truck!Longhorn Rentals suggests that you rent a 1/2 ton pick up truck to tow a small trailer. All of our 1/2 ton pick up trucks are equipped with a bumper pull hitch and a 2 inch ball. The 1/2 ton pick up truck has a towing capacity of 3500 lbs. All of our 1/2 ton pick up trucks are equipped with a 4-way flat electrical plug.

Need extra cab space? Longhorn Rentals also carries extended cab and 4- Door ½ ton pick up trucks with the same capabilities.

Are you towing a larger trailer?

Click here to rent this truck!Longhorn Rentals suggests that you rent a 3/4 ton pick up truck to tow a large trailer. All of our 3/4 ton pick up trucks are equipped with a receiver hitch with a 2 or 2 5/16 inch ball. The 3/4 ton pick up truck has a towing capacity of 12000lbs. All of our 3/4 ton pick up trucks are equipped with electric brake controller and all three of the most common electrical plugs (7- way RV, 6- way round, and 4- way electrical plug).

Need extra cab space? Longhorn Rentals also carries extended cab and 4- Door ½ ton pick up trucks with the same capabilities.

Do you need a gooseneck or fifth wheel connection? Or do you need a larger truck?

Click here to rent this truck!Longhorn Rentals suggests you rent a 1 ton pick up truck. All of our 1 ton pick up trucks are equipped with a gooseneck or a fifth wheel hitch. With this hitch the 1 ton pick up truck has a towing capacity of 17500 lbs.

The 1 ton pick up truck is also equipped with a receiver hitch with a 2 or 2 5/16 inch ball. With the receiver hitch the 1 ton pick up has a towing capacity of 14500 lbs. All of our 1 ton pick up trucks are equipped with electric brake controller and all three of the most common electrical plugs (7- way RV, 6- way round, and 4- way electrical plug).

Please visit our hitch and electrical section for more information.

Do you need to move a large load?

Do you need to move furniture or something heavy? Are you going to the nursery? Going camping for the weekend?

Moving a large load?
Whether you are cleaning out your garage or planting new grass at your home Longhorn Rentals has the truck that will fit all of your needs. All of our trucks are late model year and are serviced regularly to ensure that they are kept in perfect working order. Longhorn Rentals carries a large variety of trucks, from 1/2 ton pick up trucks to 20FT flat bed trucks.

Our staff is extremely knowledgeable and will be happy to help you decide what type of truck works best for you.

Are you moving something light but you need a pick up truck?

Click here to rent this truck!Longhorn Rentals suggests you rent a ½ Pick Up Truck. The ½ ton regular cab pick up has an 8 foot bed and has a payload or carrying capacity of 1500 lbs.

Need extra cab space? Longhorn Rentals also carries ½ ton extended cab and 4- door pick up trucks. The extended cab ½ ton truck has a 6.5 foot bed and the 4- door ½ ton truck has a 5.5 foot bed.

Are you going to the nursery? Or cleaning things up around the house?

Click here to rent this truck!Did you know that an average pallet of grass weighs 1800 lbs? Longhorn suggests that you rent a ¾ pick up for your larger jobs. The ¾ ton pick up has an 8 foot bed and has a payload or carrying capacity of 2500 lbs.

Need extra cab space? Longhorn Rentals also carries ½ ton extended cab and 4- door pick up trucks. The extended cab ½ ton truck has a 6.5 foot bed and the 4- door ½ ton truck has a 5.5 foot bed.

Do you need to carry food, flowers or other items that can’t travel in the bed of a truck?

Click here to rent this truck!Longhorn Rentals suggests you rent a ¾ Ton Cargo Van. This van has 212 Cubic feet of storage area. The dimensions: Length 112 inches/ Width 52 inches/ Height 52 inches

For your largest jobs Longhorn Rentals suggests that you rent a 16 or 24 Foot Box Truck

16 Foot Box Truck

Click here to rent this truck!Our automatic 16 Foot Box truck is equipped with a hydraulic lift gate to make your move as easy as possible. The carrying capacity of this truck is 4500 lbs. The cargo dimensions: Length 192 inches/ Width 77 inches/ Height 85

24 Foot Box Truck

Click here to rent this truck!Our 24 Foot Box truck is equipped with a hydraulic lift gate to make your move as easy as possible. The carrying capacity of this truck is 11000 lbs. The cargo dimensions: Length 284 inches/ Width 88 inches/ Height 90