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With so many options and configurations, it can be hard to choose the Reading truck body that will best suit your needs. Use this side-by-side product comparison tool to make it a little easier.


Note: Details subject to change - dependent on optional equipment and chassis specifications.

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Compare the Reading Classic II Series and SL Series

Compare the Reading Marauder Dump and Marauder SL Dump

Compare the Reading CSV Classic Service Van and Ready Van SL

The Classic II Series

The Classic II™ is Reading’s premier service body, with quality components, innovative features and Reading’s legendary durability, available in A60 galvannealed steel or aluminum.

Marauder Dump

Choose a Marauder with or without dropsides to allow fast and easy loading and unloading of materials.

CSV Classic Service Van

Our Aluminum Classic Service Van (CSV) is up to 50 percent lighter than a steel body and 10 percent lighter than composite or FRP bodies and comes loaded with exclusive Reading features.

The SL Series

Our SL service body offers an economical alternative that maintains the same premium A60 galvannealed steel construction you expect from Reading.

Marauder SL Dump

Whatever you need to haul, the Reading Marauder SL dump body can get the job done. The Marauder SL dump body was designed to provide the most economical means to maximize your payload and increase fuel efficiency.

Ready Van SL

Ready Van features our exclusive A60 galvannealed steel construction for lasting performance and comes loaded with features and options so you can customize a configuration to meet your needs.

Body
Weight

472 - 792 lbs - Aluminum
858 - 1,831 lbs - Steel

882-1,760 lbs

Payload Capacity

About 1,847 lbs - Aluminum
About 1,228 lbs - Steel
(based on single wheel crew cab)
About 1,250 lbs
(based on single wheel crew cab)

Warranty

10 Years - Aluminum
6 Years - Steel
6 Years

Body
Weight

2,170 - 2,255 lbs
1,965 - 2,145 lbs lbs

Payload Capacity

1/2 - 3/4 yard
1/2 - 3/4 yard

Warranty

3 Years
3 Years

Body
Weight

1,278 - 1,543 lbs
2,229 - 2,875 lbs

Payload Capacity

about 4,833 lbs
about 2,439 lbs

Warranty

10 years
6 years

Construction Materials Features & Benefits

A60 Coating Weight Galvanealled Steel

Flexibility to meet job-rated specs and room for payload capacity needs
Same quality and durability as Classic II

Heavy-Duty Recycled Aluminum

Lighter construction allows for more legal payload and reduces fuel cost

Hinge Features & Benefits

Hidden Hinge

6-way adjustability and
tamper-resistant security

Bolt-On Hinge

Simplified, low-cost design

Door Prop Features & Benefits

Nitrogen Gas Strut

Strong and durable even on an incline

Spring Loaded

Simplified, low-cost design

Finish Features & Benefits

Zinc Phosphate

Aluminum – Inherently corrosion resistant, a zinc phosphate bath preps for improved coating adhesion

E-Coat Primer

Steel ONLY – Full E-coat for superior corrosion resistance
Superior
corrosion resistance

Powder Coat Finish

Durable, smooth finish inside and out
Durable, smooth finish inside and out

Compartment Locking Features & Benefits

Masterlocking

Dependable Security
Dependable Security

Latchmatic®

Optional keyless entry at push of button
Optional keyless entry at push of button

Latchmatic® Smartsheild

Optional passive, hands-free locking system

Door Construction Features & Benefits

18-Guage Steel Inner & Outer Skin Door with Reinforced Hat Section

Stronger
and
more secure
Stronger
and
more secure

Compartment Seals Features & Benefits

Dual-Pro™ Seal System

A mechanical and rubber seal
eliminate water intrusion
A mechanical and rubber seal
eliminate water intrusion

Tailgate Features & Benefits

14″ Slam-Action Pick-Up Style with Stainless Knee Braces

Secure load space when closed,
flush gate-to-bed
surface when open
Secure load space when closed,
flush gate-to-bed
surface when open

Lighting Features & Benefits

LED

Runs cooler, lasts longer and brighter
Runs cooler, lasts longer and brighter

Wheelhouse Features & Benefits

Seamless Panel Design

No place for corrosive materials
to collect and cause damage
No place for corrosive materials
to collect and cause damage

Construction Materials Features & Benefits

A60 Coating Weight Galvanealled Steel

Extremely durable and corrosion resistant

Hot Rolled Steel

Cost-effective yet durable

Bulkhead Features & Benefits

Integral

Full height with laser cut integrated window for safety

Bolt/Weld

Simplified, low-cost design fits ship-thru requirements

Understructure Features & Benefits

Interlaced

Reduced mounting height and low center of gravity

Crossmembers

Easy mounting and maintenance

Sidewall Construction Features & Benefits

Dual Wall 12-Guage A60 Coating Weight Galvanealled Steel with 2 Bolsters

Stronger, more secure

Single Wall 12 Guage Steel

Lighter weight for more payload capacity

Hoist Features & Benefits

9″–11″, 8–10 Ton Capacity, 45° Angle Champion Double Acting, Electric Hydraulic Scissor with Single Stage Cylinder

Dependable security for better operator control
The same dependable security for better operator control

Tailgate Features & Benefits

22′ Dual-Wall 12-Guage A60 Galvanealled Steel, 3-Panel with Bolsters

Durable, secure load space when closed

22′ Dual-Wall 12-Guage Steel, Single Panel

Simplified, low-cost design while maintaining a secure load

Lighting Features & Benefits

LED Stop, Tail, Turn with Incandescent Backup

LED runs cooler, last longer brighter
LED runs cooler, last longer brighter

Finish Features & Benefits

E-Coat Primer with Powder Coat Finish

Superior corrosion resistance
The same superior corrosion resistance

Construction Materials Features & Benefits

Heavy-Duty Recycled Aluminum

Lighter construction reduces fuel costs and provides inherent corrosion resistance

A60 Coating Weight Galvanealled Steel

Durable materials for rugged environments

Understructure Features & Benefits

Interlaced Understructure

Reduced mounting height and lower center of gravity, designed for all cutaway chassis
Universal mounting for both Ford E-Series and GM chassis

Hinges Features & Benefits

Hidden Hinge

6-way adjustability, tamper-resistant security

Rod & Bearing Hinge

Simplified, low-cost design

Compartment Door Prop Features & Benifits

Nitrogen Gas Strut

Strong, durable even on incline

Spring Loaded

Simplified, low-cost design

Finish Features & Benefits

E-Coat Primer

Inherently corrosion resistant aluminum receives a zinc phosphate bath to prep for improved coating adhesion
Superior
corrosion resistance

Powder Coat Finish

Durable, smooth finish inside and out
Durable, smooth finish inside and out

Compartment Locking Features & Benefits

Masterlocking

Dependable security
Dependable security

Latchmatic®

Keyless entry at push of button

Latchmatic® Smartshield

Passive, hands-free locking system

Door Construction Features & Benefits

18-Guage Steel Inner and Outer Skin Door with Reinforced Hat Section

Stronger, more secure, with easy access to compartment and cargo space
Stronger, more secure, with easy access to compartment and cargo space

Compartment Seals Features & Benefits

Dual-Pro™ Seal System

A mechanical and rubber seal eliminate water intrusion
A mechanical and rubber seal eliminate water intrusion

Lighting Features & Benefits

LED

Runs cooler, lasts longer and brighter
Runs cooler, lasts longer and brighter

Wheelhouse Features & Benefits

Seamless Panel Design

No place for corrosive materials to collect and cause damage
No place for corrosive materials to collect and cause damage