Purchasing a used forklift often comes down to the cost along with other such aspects such as your load type and work environment to your technology prospects and financial situation. All these aspects must be taken into consideration. It depends completely on how much and how frequently you need to use the forklift. If one is looking for an affordable forklift for sale a simple used forklift in good shape will cost about $5000. If you find yourself needing an affordable forklift for sale and you need it for a longer time period it would be better to buy a used forklift. Not only will you save a good amount of money that way but also the Forklift parts will be pretty reasonable and repairing will not be an issue.