U-Haul Moving & Storage at Southfield Frwy & Joy Rd

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Southfield Frwy & Joy Rd

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19001 Joy Rd
Detroit, MI 48228

(313) 584-9033

(W Of Southfield Fwy)
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Trailer Rental & Towing in Detroit, MI at U-Haul Moving & Storage at Southfield Frwy & Joy Rd

Moving to or from Detroit, MI? U-Haul cargo and enclosed trailers are intelligently designed to protect and secure your precious belongings, while our open utility trailers are perfect for hauling building supplies, landscaping materials or bulky items. U-Haul car trailers have EZ load ramps for effortless loading of vehicles while our motorcycle trailers are lightweight and easy to tow. Get FREE trailer rental rate quotes in Detroit, MI, 48228 today.

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Cargo trailers

Cargo trailers in Detroit, MI are lightweight, aerodynamic, and engineered for better fuel economy which makes it easy to tow behind any vehicle. Millions of families use our enclosed cargo trailers to move every year. U-Haul has a large selection of enclosed trailers to rent in-town or one way, review our cargo trailer sizes and reserve a trailer rental online at U-Haul Moving & Storage at Southfield Frwy & Joy Rd!

Utility trailers

Utility trailers are perfect for towing large or oversize cargo in Detroit, MI, 48228. Many utility trailer rentals come equipped with a loading ramp for easy convenience. The utility trailer selection at U-Haul Moving & Storage at Southfield Frwy & Joy Rd provides an affordable solution for home improvement projects, furniture delivery and for towing recreational vehicles. Utility trailer rentals are also popular with businesses for deliveries and trade-show events. Utility trailers come in a wide range of sizes and styles so that any car can tow.

Car trailers

Moving cross-country with your vehicle on a car trailer is a smart way to save gas and eliminate miles of wear and tear on your vehicle. Our Tow Dolly is a low-cost option for towing front wheel drive vehicles, while auto transports are ideal for long distance moves. Both car haulers fit most sized vehicles in Detroit, MI and are also an economical alternative to calling a tow truck in the case of a break-down. Whether towing behind a U-Haul moving van or your own personal vehicle, you can rent a car hauler for both in-town and one way moves.

Motorcycle trailers

Motorcycle trailers in are lightweight, easy to tow and have an easy-access loading ramp. Each motorcycle trailer also comes equipped with an integrated chock for the front wheel and with heavy-duty tie-down rings to support even the heaviest of motorcycles. Reserve your motorcycle trailer rental in Detroit, MI online today!

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Customer reviews

Pete M. on 7/24/2016
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Great, friendly, high quality service with good equipment

Keisha B. on 7/24/2016
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Less attitude

YACRISHA W. on 7/20/2016
Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

Customer representative not knowledgeable about polices and procedures of uhaul was also rude and impatient when i asked him to go over bill and explain charges

Cassandra C. on 7/7/2016
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

Staff rude and unprofessional

PENELOPE C. on 7/4/2016
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

I was very satisfy you don't have to do nothing. The employee was very professional and understood my needs I was very happy with service . Thank you, James

Cymone P. on 7/3/2016
Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

I was over charged for my mileage , their system was down so instead of telling me to come back another time they just wrote things down on paper which I believe is why I was over charged plus nobody seemed like they even wanted to be there working. I will never use this location again.

LATASHA C. on 6/30/2016
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Explain everything clearly

DARIUS H. on 6/24/2016
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Nothing,everything was great

Lavon K. on 6/19/2016
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Speedy and accurate service. Great customer service

KIM P. on 6/2/2016
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Replace tires if the tread is near the tread bars. I had a double blow out. This could have be very dangerous.

aaron d. on 5/30/2016
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Not the greatest part of town.

Shreepal C. on 5/29/2016
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

The representative was very friendly. I had a very smooth transition. Highly recommended!!

SAADALLAH M. on 5/29/2016
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Service was excellent and I am going to refer more customers to that location and I appreciate everything you did to help me out real good over there

CRYSTAL R. on 5/23/2016
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Very professional kind and courteous staff. The service was excellent. I appreciated it. Refreshing. Thank you.

ANDREW P. on 5/23/2016
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

not a thing

mohamad e. on 5/23/2016
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Anthony was great helping out

deangela J. on 5/23/2016
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

The attendant was rude during the check out procedure

MICHAEL H. on 5/20/2016
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

They over charge you at this place don't go there

ingrid r. on 5/15/2016
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

The truck over all was clean the guys were busy and rushed the process a little (First time renter) and the fact that I had to purchase items not quoted to me over the phone prior to my picking up the vehicle was manipulative on the companies part. Reference # 86958838 / I'll try budget or peskey next time.

JANICE B. on 5/11/2016
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

This has to be the finest experience I have had renting a trailer. From the initial phone contact, to vehicle drop off staff was friendly and helpful. It was a real pleasure to do business with these folks.

harvey m. on 5/11/2016
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Anthony Bundy demonstrated Exemplary costumer service skills!!

Robert S. on 5/10/2016
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Personnel were very eager to change this reservation so that I had more days, drop off at another site 6 miles away, and pay about the same. People were helpful with hookup and paperwork. When I returned it to the second location, staff asked why I would return the trailer 6 miles from renting location. He took the trailer but said he had no place to put it. All very strange.

Alexander L. on 5/7/2016
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Did not receive the correct dolly that I paid for, but gave me the money back when I returned.

KIM W. on 5/6/2016
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Everything was good for me. Thank you Kim White

JERRY M. on 5/1/2016
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

I got nothing but misinformation and false promises through the 800 number. It would seem your employees are each stepping on the others toes. I couldn't get one single straight answer from anyone until I was able to talk to the employees in person. I finally found a store with a hitch, made arrangements for an install at noon on Saturday. Then someone Fromm 800 number confirmed appointment for 2 pm. At 1:50 in route for install, local store called and told me I was to late and the wouldn't be able to put the hitch on until Monday. Yet I had confirmation for install at 2 and trailer rental at 5. Then I met James at the Joy Rd store. He more than made up for all the bullshit I'd put up with in the three hours I'd spent on the phone trying to get a hitch and rent a trailer. James made apologies for U- hauls incompetence, look me in the eye, shook my hand and kept his promise. Within three hours on a Sunday afternoon, I was ready to hit the road finally. You need to hire more employees like James. When I thanked him for going above and beyond, he said he was "...just doing his job." You need to figure out where the communication breakdown is between corporate and local stores and fix it. Bottom line, I would never recommend doing business with U-haul unless it was at the store level, face to face, with an excellent employee like James. Skip the 800 number all together. Please make sure James knows he did a fantastic job. If not for meeting him, every time someone ever mentioned U-haul around me I'd curse and recommend they go somewhere else.