Most people think of this fuel type when they think of forklifts. They are the most commonly produced and used forklift. They are cheap to run, using the same unleaded fuel as most cars or on LPG with many suppliers operating a delivery service for full LPG bottles.
Forklifts running on LPG are clean burning as long as they are properly maintained by an LPG qualified mechanic, and the LPG system should be checked annually.
LPG forklifts are suitable in most ware housing environments with adequate ventilation of the exhaust gas. For example, the main door to the warehouse is open when the forklift is in operation.
LPG forklift are not suitable in a food production area, dangerous goods, hazardous environments, etc.
Running and maintenance costs are the lowest for this type of forklift.