Crown RC 5500 Series Stand-Up Counterbalanced Lift Truck

In a busy work environment, the Crown RC 5500 excels, whether on the dock or in an aisle. Its designed to give the operator unmatched visibility, ultimate ergonomics and revolutionary ride control. Crowns exclusive FlexRide suspended floorboard eliminates much of the shock and vibration operators have to deal with everyday. In fact, even many competitors sit-down trucks cant match the reduced impact levels of the RC 5500 Series.

The Crown RC 5500 forklift now offers the option for Lithium ion batteries. Lithium Ion batteries offer high energy density and their consistent power output throughout the entire discharge cycle can increase productivity. Shorter recharge times and better charge acceptance characteristics make them great candidates for opportunity and fast charging applications.

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A 36-volt electrical system controlled by Crowns state-of-the-art Access 1 2 3 Comprehensive System Control.Crowns exclusive Access 1 2 3 Comprehensive System Control enables safe, industry-leading lift truck performance and diagnostics through an intrinsic method of communication. Guaranteed.

Drive Unit/Drive Motor

Crown-manufactured, independently controlled AC drive motor and planetary drive units are specifically designed to optimize system integration between the traction and braking controls.

Control Handle

Multi-task control handle simplifies any task and is time-tested for proven reliability.All traction and hydraulic functions are integrated into the multi-task control handle.


Left-hand steering tiller provides full-time power steering and full-function control while the right-hand controls travel direction and speed, raise, lower and horn.


A patent pending, low-profile, sculpted chassis contributes to industry-leading visibility. Chassis configuration designed to provide maximum capacity at elevated heights without compromising right-angle stack.


Crowns exclusive e-GEN Braking System uses the powerful torque of the Crown-built AC motors to create a frictionless braking system, eliminating adjustments and other wear points.


A side-stance position provides maximum visibility for the operator in either direction of travel.A clear view mast and low-profile, sculpted chassis allows operators to clearly see the forktips, fender and all around the truck, enabling high visibility for improved safety and reduced damage.

Operator Safety & Comfort

Crowns FlexRide suspended floorboard significantly enhances work performance by improving comfort and reducing fatigue associated with shock and vibration caused during travel over expansion joints, dock plates and rough floors.A weight adjustment feature allows operators to customize the suspension for optimum ride control. A footrest provides posture relief during stationary tasks, complimenting the largest floorboard in its class. An exclusive operator entry bar to assist drivers in maintaining proper operator positioning, reinforcing safe truck operation.

Easy-off covers simplify access to well placed components reducing maintenance costs.Access 1 2 3 provides advanced diagnostics to pinpoint problems, test components, and quickly determine the problem.

Additional information

Weight 1500 lbs
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