– with a more efficient AC motor, the industry’s most advanced controller, and the only standard 245 amp/hour battery in the industry.


– with substantially greater run time between charges.


– with virtually no maintenance required, a lower purchase cost, and a lower cost of ownership.

(These are just a few of the differences, Click here to see more)


Motrec MS-260 (48v) VS Pack Mule SC-775 NXG (48v)

FeaturePack MuleMotrecWhy it matters

Cargo Capacity

1,000 lbs

1,550 lbs. (Stated cargo capacity is 1,750 lbs including an allowance for a 200-lb driver.)

You can stack more on a Motrec, but because of Pack Mule’s greater run time between charges, you can more work done with a Pack Mule.

Towing Capacity

2,000 lbs.

6,000 lbs.

Pack Mule’s better energy management system means that with Pack Mule, more work gets done. If you need more towing capacity, upgrades to 5,000 lbs. are available.

Deck Size Capacity

48” x 31.5” (1512 sq. in.) standard with six optional sizes

59” x 30” (1770 sq. in.)

Pack Mule’s provides the deck size you need. The roomy 31.5 x 48 is standard, but if you need more deck space, Pack Mule provides six size upgrades.

Turn Radius



Pack Mule provides the tightest turn radius in the industry, making it possible to move easily in tight places.


245 amp/hour

232 amp/hour.

Higher amps per hour increase runtime and battery life. Pack Mule’s standard battery provides more amps per hour than Motrec’s.  If you need still more, upgrades are available.


Programmable dual regenerative braking.

Self-adjusting drum brakes with regenerative braking

Pack Mule’s advanced dual regenerative braking system harvests more kinetic energy to be used by the battery, increasing both run time and brake pad life.

Cargo Deck Material

Melomine Laminated Decking

Painted Plywood Decking

Melomine lamination provides longer life and prevents early failure due to warping or splitting.

Operator Friendly Ergonomic Matting


Available as an Upgrade

The ergonomic matting makes a day’s work easier for the operator, decreasing operator fatigue and increasing both safety and productivity.


Three-year Warranty No Hour Limits

Three-year Warranty or 3,000 hours, whichever comes first

Pack Mule’s industry-leading warranty offers 3 full years without limitations. Competitors offer 1-3 year warranties, all with 1,000-hour limits per year.

Free Trial

Pack Mule will fully configure a vehicle to your specs and get it to you.

Might provide a demo of a standard vehicle through a dealer.

The best place to compare vehicles is in your own work environment. We make that easy by providing the vehicle, configured to your specifications, and letting you use it for a week. If our competitor will do the same, you can compare them side by side.

Delivery Time/Configured to Order

As little as 48 hours. Up to 3 weeks on larger orders.

Standard products are often available at the dealer’s, but special configurations are another matter.

Responsiveness is a basic part of our customer service. We can get you your vehicle quickly. The same is true for parts.


A Note Regarding Motrec

On August 17, we were informed by a third party that Motrec had posted a release on their web site that accused Pack Mule of showing misleading information in its comparison pages. The release said that they had informed us of changes in their specifications, and we continued to show the older specs. Because we make every effort to provide accurate comparisons, we found the Motrec accusations very troubling and, we believe, untrue. Our response is:

  1. The specifications in the comparisons were accurate according to the Motrec website at least until mid-July.
  2. We were told of the Motrec press release on August 22, 2017, and we completed the updates on the comparison on August 25.
  3. Contrary to the release, we have no record of being informed by Motrec about changes in specifications. In an email to the Motrec CEO on August 28, we asked Motrec to advise us when and how they had communicated the changes. As of September 24, 2017 we have not received a response.


How we compare the Pack Mule to the competition.

How we compare the Pack Mule to the competition.

We go to great lengths to make sure that our comparisons between Pack Mule vehicles and others are as fair and accurate as possible. It doesn’t serve anyone’s interests for those depending on the comparisons to be disappointed. Basically, here’s how we do them:

  1. We purchase competitor vehicles from time to time through authorized channels, usually a dealer, specifying standard equipment and asking for quotes on appropriate upgrades.
  2. The competitor vehicle is tested alongside the Pack Mule.
  3. Wherever possible, we use the specifications on the machine we purchased. When we need additional specs, we use the ones published on the competitor’s web site, in the quote we received from their authorized dealer or published in their user manuals.
  4. We frequently check to see if anything has changed. If it has, we immediately change the comparison, as we do when the competitor provides us documentation of a change.
  5. We offer to back our comparisons up with on-site demos. If you’re currently using another manufacturer’s electric industrial vehicle, we’ll provide a Pack Mule for you to do your own comparison.