Merlo 27.6, 6000lbs Fuel-powered high-performance telehandler

This compact model is equipped with support legs for greater stability when handling loads at great height. It has a lifting capacity of up to 5,000 kg and a lifting height of up to 18 m. The exclusive cabin offers a large glass surface, high soundproofing, and exclusive roominess for maximum operator comfort. The telescopic handler is precise, compact, light and offers excellent visibility. It is equipped with a hydrostatic transmission for simple and precise operations, with dry disc brakes to limit energy absorption. Safety is guaranteed thanks to an integrated safety system and a FOPS – Level II – and ROPS certified cab.

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The P27.6 represents the smallest model in the Compact Telescopic Forklifts family.
These dimensions, combined with great maneuverability, express maximum maneuverability in handling materials, even in small spaces.
Equipped with the exclusive Merlo cabin, already appreciated on the higher models, it guarantees you the largest and most comfortable driving position available on the market.
The large glazed surface, the level of soundproofing and the exclusive habitability allow you to work to the maximum of your abilities, while reducing fatigue and ensuring maximum safety.
The P27.6 reaches a maximum speed of 40 km/h, allowing you to significantly reduce transfer times and furthermore it does not require gear shifting.
This telescopic lift can be approved as an agricultural tractor, guaranteeing maximum adaptability and versatility of use.


Everything at your fingertips

Exclusive precision:

Guarantee of maximum precision in movements, thanks to the hydrostatic transmission, which ensures millimetric variations in the movements of the machine and in the positioning of the load.

 Compact and lightweight:

Merlo telescopic lifts are compact and lightweight to reduce maneuvering space and impact on the ground. These characteristics guarantee safety, maneuverability, productivity and reduced consumption.


Merlo telescopic lifts are designed to provide the best visibility on the market, ensuring faster and safer operations.


The best place to work.

Quiet and comfortable:

The new large cabin (1,010 mm) is mounted on Silentblocs (elastic supports) which considerably reduce vibrations, guaranteeing the operator optimal comfort and visibility.

Quick change of accessories:

The Tac-Lock system for hydraulically clamping equipment further improves ease of use. Protection of the displaced load:
Boom suspension (BSS) is available as an option, which protects the load during transfer and maintains high driving comfort on rough terrain.

Air conditioning system:

The air flow is evenly distributed throughout the cabin and optimally reaches all areas for premium comfort.


Simpler and smarter.

Simple and precise operations:

The entire range is equipped with a hydrostatic transmission, which makes the work phases simpler and more precise. In addition, dry disc brakes limit energy absorption, thus reducing the machine’s consumption.


Not just feelings.

Safety record:

The Merlo integrated safety system controls operating parameters in real time, allowing the operator to work with complete peace of mind.

Certified cabins/Certified protection:

The Merlo cabin is FOPS – Level II – and ROPS certified, guaranteeing a maximum level of safety for the operator.

Additional information


Type of energy




3.91 m | 12.83 ft

Total empty weight (kg)

4.78 t | 10538 lb

Turning radius

Maximum lifting height (m)


Maximum reach (m)

3.30 m | 10.83 ft

Max reach at max load (m)

1.40 m | 4.59 ft

Max load at max reach (kg)

1.00 t | 2204 lb

Number of arm elements


Gear pump (bar - l/min)

210 – 94

Hydraulic oil tank (l)

70 L

Cabin width

1.01 m | 3.31 ft

Stage V Tier V turbo engine



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