Cubic Feet

Truck Cubic Feet and Capacity

Pick Up Truck

  • Volume: 76 Cubic. ft.
  • Max load: 1,980 lbs.
  • Gross vehicle weight: 6,700 lbs. max.
  • Empty weight: 4,689 lbs.
  • Towing capacity: Up to 6,000 lbs
  • The bed inside dimensions: 7’10” x 5’2″ x 1’9″ (LxWxH)
  • Miles per gallon: 19 mpg

Cargo Vans

  • Volume: 245 Cubic ft.
  • Max load: 4,000 lbs.
  • Gross vehicle weight: 9,000 lbs. max.
  • Empty weight: 4,950 lbs.
  • Inside dimensions: 9’6″ x 5’7″ x 4’7″ (LxWxH)
  • Miles per gallon: 20 mpg

10' Truck

  • Volume: 402 cu. ft.
  • Max load: 2,810 lbs.
  • Gross vehicle weight: 8,600 lbs. max.
  • Empty weight: 5,790 lbs.
  • Towing capacity: Up to 6,000 lbs.
  • Inside dimensions: 9’11” x 6’4″ x 6’2″ (LxWxH)
  • Miles per gallon: 12 mpg

15' Truck

  • Volume: 763 cubic ft.
  • Max load: 6,385 lbs.
  • Gross vehicle weight: 14,500 lbs. max.
  • Empty weight: 8,115 lbs.
  • Towing capacity: Up to 10,000 lbs.
  • Inside dimensions: 15′ x 7’8″ x 7’2″ (LxWxH)

17' Truck

  • Volume: 865 Cubic ft.
  • Max load: 5,930 lbs.
  • Gross vehicle weight: 14,050 lbs. max.
  • Empty weight: 8,120 lbs.
  • Towing capacity: Up to 10,000 lbs.
  • Inside dimensions: 16’9″ x 7’8″ x 7’2″ (LxWxH)

20' Truck

  • Volume: 1015 cu. ft.
  • Max load: 5,605 lbs.
  • Gross vehicle weight: 14,500 lbs.
  • Empty weight: 8,895 lbs.
  • Towing capacity: Up to 7,500 lbs.
  • Inside dimensions: 19’6″ x 7’8″ x 7’2″ (LxWxH)
  • Miles per gallon: 10 mpg

26' Truck

  • Volume: 1,611 cu. ft.
  • Floor space: 208 sq. ft.
  • Max load: 7,400 lbs.
  • Gross vehicle weight: 20,000 lbs. max.
  • Empty weight: 12,600 lbs.
  • Towing capacity: Up to 7,500 lbs.
  • Miles per gallon: 10 mpg
  • Inside dimensions: 26’5″ x 7’8″ x 8’3″ (LxWxH)

 

 

General (Average) Cubic Feet for Homes and Storage Units

Remember, one home might be sparsely furnished and have less cubic feet.  A home that is full of furniture, memorabilia, and bric-a-brac might have three or four times more.  Going off of charts like this are only to get an idea of the scale of the move.

Size of Your Residence(or)Square Footage of HomeLinear Feet of Trailer SpaceCubic Feet of Loading Space
Studio Apartment(or)Under 6004'288
1-Bedroom Apartment(or)600–8006'432
1-Bedroom House(or)800–1,0008'576
1-Bedroom House Plus(or)1,000–1,20010'720
2-Bedroom Apartment(or)1,200–1,40012'864
2-Bedroom House(or)1,400–1,60014'1,008
2-Bedroom House Plus(or)1,600–1,80016'1,152
3-Bedroom Apartment(or)1,800–2,00018'1,296
3-Bedroom House(or)2,000–2,20020'1,440
3-Bedroom House Plus(or)2,200–2,40022'1,584
4-Bedroom Apartment(or)2,400–2,60024'1,728
4-Bedroom House(or)2,600–2,80026'1,872
4-Bedroom House Plus(or)2,800–3,00028'2,016
5-Bedroom Apartment(or)3,000–3,30036'2,592
5-Bedroom House(or)3,300–3,60044'3,168
5-Bedroom House Plus(or)3,600–4,00053'3,816

 

inear Ft. of Trailer SpaceCompares to Space You Get in a Moving Truck
8 Linear Feet10–12-Ft. Truck
10 Linear Feet14-Ft. Truck
14 Linear Feet17–18-Ft. Truck
20 Linear Feet24-Ft. Truck
22 Linear Feet26-Ft. Truck

Above charts, sourced from http://estessuremove.com/html/otherPages/spaceEstimator.html

5' x 15' Storage600 cubic feet
10' x 10' Storage800 cubic feet
10' x 15' Storage1200 cubic feet
10' x 20' Storage1600 cubic feet*