Another thumbs up for Penske

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Another thumbs up for Penske

Postby Guest » Sun Feb 26, 2006 7:09 pm

I recently rented a Penske truck, as per some of the advice on this site, and had a great experience.
First, i got the truck online, and with my AAA discount, was able to get a 12' truck for 850$ including tax, dolly and blankets.
Not bad considering the way the cost of renting a truck has skyrocketed.
I picked up the truck in Brooklyn, NY ... 4th avenue and 12th street i think.
The gentleman that rented me the truck was very forthcoming, and said the 12' truck was delivered the night before, and had low mileage, but the delivery guy said when he got up to 50 - 55 mph, there was vibrating in the front end. It could be nothing, but since i was going interstate, If i wasnt comfortable with that, he had a 16' truck that only had 25k miles on it and he would upgrade me for the same price as the 12'. Needless to say i jumped on it.
The 16' truck wasnt clean in the back, so he asked if i could wait 15 minutes and hed have his guy clean it out for me right there. Again, no problem.
So off we went, and i had no troubles with the truck during the move. The truck was a smooth ride, everything in the cab worked great, including the heat, and it actually did better on gas than i expected.
I would definately recommend a Penske truck over U-Stall any day ...

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Re: Another thumbs up for Penske

Postby MusicMom » Sun Feb 26, 2006 8:09 pm

Haha! U-Stall! That's funny. :lol:

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Re: Another thumbs up for Penske

Postby Diane » Sun Feb 26, 2006 8:40 pm

Anonymous wrote:it actually did better on gas than i expected.
I would definately recommend a Penske truck over U-Stall any day ...

I agree . . . funny! I'll repost your report in our Rental Van thread, but if you see this, could you post how many mpg you actually got, and also, where you moved to (I'm thinking it was VA but am not sure).


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