Diesel Cherry Pickers

Diesel cherry pickers from Manitou are capable of lifting loads up to 350 kg! An articulated, retractable, fully rotational telescopic turret extends to a maximum length of 27.75 m.

Manitou’s diesel cherry pickers’ exceptional three dimensional load-bearing characteristics offer a lifting solution ideal for work-at-height applications in mining, agricultural, storage and warehousing, construction and municipal maintenance work.

Benefits of the diesel cherry pickers range:

  • Three dimensional load positioning
  • Precise raised platform control
  • Excessive slant and overload alarms
  • Emergency manual descent
  • KUBOTA-powered diesel engines
  • Rotating turret and basket options
  • Negative braking systems
  • Anti-roll system

Achieve maximum reach with our high performing diesel cherry pickers with superior operator safety for enhanced productivity!

Manitou improves the safety of personnel elevation by equipping each cherry picker model with excessive slant and load detection and emergency descent function.

In addition, Manitou also stocks a range of electric cherry pickers.


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View Manitou’s range of diesel cherry pickers:



160 ATJ Articulated Cherry Picker

The 160 ATJ articulated cherry picker has a horizontal outreach of 8.3 metres, and +70°/-70 jib movement with a +90°/-90° basket rotation.

180 ATJ Articulated Cherry Picker

The 180 ATJ articulated cherry picker has an unladen weight of 8 090 kg can lift weights of 230 kilograms, or 2 people, to working heights of close to 18 metres. READ MORE

200 ATJ Articulated Cherry Picker

The 200 ATJ articulated cherry picker with an unladen weight of 10 000 kg has a 20 metre working height and turret rotation of 355°. READ MORE

280 TJ Articulated Cherry Picker

The 280 TJ articulated cherry picker, with a horizontal outreach of 21.45 m and basket rotation of +90°/-90°, lifts up to 350 kilograms to working heights of 27.75 metres. READ MORE

Manitou diesel cherry pickers can operate in confined spaces and rough terrain

We have four diesel cherry picker models for sale for all of your manual aerial work requirements. These diesel cherry pickers provide machine operators with maximum flexibility to reach where they need to be to get a job done with maximum efficiency!

With a variety of steering options including crab steer, our cherry pickers are excellent in confined and obstructed environments as well as rough terrain.  In addition to diesel cherry pickers we also supply a range of diesel scissor lifts and vertical lift platforms.

Service contracts and agreements for diesel cherry pickers

With over 40 years of technical experience and expertise in developing rough terrain handling equipment, including cherry pickers, we pride ourselves in providing only the best services and premium quality equipment.

Our service and full maintenance contracts provide our customers fixed costs, maximum uptime and lifetime guarantees. This helps ensure that their equipment continues to comply with safety regulations and that it is maintained and serviced to OEM standards.

  • Experienced technicians are available to evaluate all machines when serviced and replace consumable parts that do not meet OEM standards.
  • Our technicians have access to international expertise, providing proficient maintenance and service
  • Call-out and labour are worked into each service contract, allowing for expense predictability

Diesel cherry pickers for sale are available with an extended warranty.

All Manitou handling equipment comes standard with a 12 month or 2 000 hour warranty, whichever occurs first. Manitou offers an extended warranty that will come into effect after the original manufacturer's warranty expires. We support this sale with nationwide forklift service centres, complete with support 24/7 and 365 days a year, with 95% spares availability.

Our extended warranty offering for diesel cherry pickers is available in these options:

  • Additional 12 months or 1 000 hours
  • Additional 12 months or 2 000 hours
  • Additional 24 months or 3 000 hours

How we can help you and your business!

  • Minimise downtime for fast turnaround times
  • Provide on-going communication with skilled technicians through our operations room
  • Comprehensive parts availability and short delivery periods
  • Follow ups on every call-out is standard Manitou practice

Manitou diesel cherry pickers are available for sale, and can be serviced throughout, South Africa.

Contact us today for diesel cherry pickers prices in Pretoria, Durban, Cape Town, Gauteng and Johannesburg. We also offer this range of diesel cherry pickers for sale in the Western Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, Vaal Triangle, Free State and North West Province.

We also have dealerships in Africa, including Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Malawi. 


Improve working-at-height with proven reliability, greater efficiency and lower running costs with our diesel cherry pickers.  Enquire now or call on +27 10 040 7313 for tailored finance plans and pricing