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5K Series Forklifts

5,000 lbs Lift Capacity
Perfect for the heaviest hauls, the robust 5K Series forklift has the capability to lift up to 5,000 pounds. Reliable and durable, the 5K has innovative features you need such as smart backup alarm and strobe lighting. For all your project needs, the 5K Series forklift has got your back.
5K Series Specifications


Don’t sacrifice quality when shopping for your next forklift. The Donkey 5K Series forklift has the muscle to carry up to an impressive 5,000-pound load!


With the 5K Series forklift, you have options. Choose between the standard Tier 4 compliant 50 HP Kubota diesel engine, or the optional and robust 50 HP Kubota Gasoline Engine. When paired with the 5K’s standard three-wheel drive, you’ll have power right at your fingertips!


The standard lift height for the 5K Series is 70”, but you have the option to upgrade with 88” or 96”/120” lift height.

Load Spacing

The 5K Series has a standard load spacing of 64 inches, or you can go up to 68” on any of the 5K Series engine options.


Along with the option to choose between single and two stage masts, the 5K Series is as capable as you need it to be with a scissor reach of 44” and 56” forks.


The 5K Series forklift comes with a choice of 3 types of tires: Terra, Turf, and Skid.
5K Series Forklift Options

Auxiliary Hydraulic Valve Kit -

Quickly connect to power an auxiliary hydraulic tool.

Bio Oil -

Water-based hydraulic fluid (not recommended for use on 3WD units.

Block Heater -

110 V plug-in engine block heater

Custom Color -

Please submit a sample of your paint specifications, and we will create a sample plate for you! Once approved, we will paint your Donkey forklift to match your specifications.

Donkey Horn -

Upgrade your standard horn with a donkey horn! Spice up your day with the sound of a donkey braying instead of the usual, boring horn!

Donkey Glide -

An accumulator, pressured with nitrogen and absorbs shock from the load, is tied in with the mast hydraulics.

Dual Rear Axle -

A unique feature of Donkey forklifts, this axle is used for roll laying of sod. This feature is typically purchased alongside the rotary sod layer.

Extension Step -

Step that lowers to allow for safe access to the forklift when the lift is truck mounted.

Lumber Guard -

Moveable aluminum guards installed to protect long products and can be utilized to prevent interference when mounting.

Fork Positioner -

Hydraulically adjust the fork spacing from the operator’s seat.

Heavy Duty Tilt Cylinders and Rod Ends -

A standard feature on the 5K and 4KCH, this is an optional feature on all other Donkey forklift models.

High Capacity Pump -

Available only on 4-cylinder engines, this feature increases the volume of hydraulic output from 11 GPM to 15.8 GPM at 3,000 RPM.

Counter Weight -

Standard on 5K models with 150 lbs and 4KCH units with 100 lbs, counterweights are available for other Donkey forklift models at either 100 or 150 lbs.

Remote Valve -

For added safety, this valve can be mounted and unmounted without the operator ever having to climb on or off the forklift. The driver can access the mounting controls while safely on the ground.

SunShade -

The available AL sunshade is mounted on top of the operator’s cabin.

New 5K Series Forklifts for Sale at Kenworth in Louisiana

For all your heavy-duty hauls, put your trust in the 5K Series forklift, available at Kenworth of Louisiana. When paired with the powerful Kubota engine, 6 speed GM transmission, and standard third-wheel-drive, the beautiful 5K Series forklift is quite the beast! Stop by Kenworth of Louisiana, Louisiana’s premier Donkey forklift dealer, to check out our collection of Donkey 5K Series forklifts today!

Premier Forklift Dealer in Louisiana

Located in Louisiana, Kenworth of Louisiana is proud to carry only the best when it comes to forklifts. Unsure about which forklift is right for you or your business? Let our knowledgeable sales staff help! With several locations, including New Orleans, Houma, Port Allen,Lafayette, Lake Charles, Monroe and Shreveport,we are guaranteed to have just what you need. Give us a call or come visit us at any one of our dealerships today!