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Pickup truck or SUV???

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by VT MOWER, Apr 13, 2008.


    VT MOWER LawnSite Member
    from Vermont
    Messages: 38

    I currently have a suv and will be trading in for a new vehicle this fall. I am wondering if it's worth it to have a pickup or a suv. It would be handy for cleanups and mulch but could that be done with a few barrels?? Thinking of getting a Wrangler Unlimited but also thinking of a pickup as well.

    What would you guys do??
  2. CGLC

    CGLC LawnSite Member
    Messages: 45

    Suv = Moms Lawn Care
  3. IndyChad

    IndyChad LawnSite Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 216

    Truck---No Jeep
  4. LedgedaleLawn

    LedgedaleLawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 377

    You could do it in an SUV. You can just get a bigger trailer to make up for it. Good luck.
  5. KGR landscapeing

    KGR landscapeing LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,544

    Is that even a serious Question. i mean a truck is for working an Suv is for sport. i mean its all about what your doing with it iguess. but i mean in the fall i am probably gonna get a bronco for plowing drives but we shall see. i cant afford to have it sit all summer thou. so it might be a truck
  6. ALC-GregH

    ALC-GregH LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Messages: 7,051

    I have a SUV and want a truck BAD.
  7. stevenf

    stevenf LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,612

    I have a Bronco II right now. Although there are LOTS of times that a bed would come in handy doing this type of work, I found a 5.9L, 4x4 Bronco that Im gonna get. I just gotta have it!
  8. GrassQuester

    GrassQuester LawnSite Member
    Messages: 122

    Lol funny you should ask I wanted a Suv so much when I started my lawn biz (I wanted A Nissan Xterra) My roomate looked at the Nissan Titan and said to me man,,,,,Grab the Titan, I am so happy now I grabbed theTitan it is all that! Now I have the Xterra 3 years later as my personal vehicle.
  9. VirginiaLawnCare

    VirginiaLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 337

    Truck is the only thing I would use. But then again theres all kinds of people pulling trailers around with SUV's here..
  10. N.H.BOY

    N.H.BOY LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,603

    Hey shawn if you can swing it keep the suv for the family and buy a used f150 2 wheel drive for mowing, you can get these pretty cheap and it will help alot with mulch and spring/fall cleanups because those are always good money makers. It saves time with a truck. Time is money. good luck buddy...

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