There is always a great choice of used trucks for sale here at trucklocator. Truck sellers from across the UK and Ireland advertise their lorries – including offers from franchised and independent truck dealers – plus operators selling their trucks directly. Whatever your specification, there will be a truck trader advertising on trucklocator to meet your needs.
Most of the trucks advertised are used, but you will occasionally find some new truck deals. If you just want to see trucks for sale by private owners, then select the private only box on the vehicle search facility.
When searching, remember to start with as few details in the refine search box - if you get too many results you can add more refinements as you go. Unsure what the search refinements mean? Hover over for a detailed explanation. Narrowing down your results means you can find the right truck trader with the right product.
Need more information about buying a used truck? Read out series of truck buying guides to help you here.
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Volvo FH 460 6x2 T/unit
2011 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg
Single Sleeper Globetrotter Cab, Tipping Gear, Tag Axle, Sliding 5th Wheel, Electric Mirrors And Windows, Volvo Engine Brake, Chassis Infills, I Shift Gear Box, Add Blue Euro 5 Engine, Air Con, Work Beacon TRACTOR UNITS 6X2
Hyva Unknown Hook Loader Equipment
2010 | Hookloaders
Hook Loading Equipment With Easy Sheet System, Choice Of 5 Sets RIGIDS
Trailer SDC Tri Axle Chip Liner Curtain Trailer
2007 | Curtainsiders
ROR Axles, Drum Brakes, Barn Doors, 2.9mtr Internal High, MOT December 2018 TRAILERS
Trailer Don Bur Tri Axle Double Decker Curtain Sider
2007 | Curtainsiders
Double Decker, BPW Axles, Drum Brakes, 7.9ft Max Internal High On Bottom Deck, 5.5ft Max High On Top Deck. TRAILERS
Trailer Euro Ejectors Tri Axle Ejector Trailer
2004 | Ejectors
Saf Axles, Disk Brakes TRAILERS
MAN TGS 26.320, 6 X 2 CURTAINSIDER - 2010 - BD60 ELC
2010 | Curtainsiders | 26000kg
MAN TGS LX Series High Roof Twin Sleep Cab . MAN 320 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 5 Engine. ZF 12 Speed Astronic Gearbox. MAN Single Reduction Drive Axle C/w Diff Lock. Ecas Drive Axle Air Suspension C/w In Cab Controls. Air Suspended Rear Lift Axle. 29Ft Curtainside Body C/w Wood Panel Flooring And Barn Doors . Internal Height : 8Ft 2in. Side/Rear Aperture : 8Ft. Air Deflector. MBB
Volvo FL 240 EURO 5, 4 X 2 FRIDGE - 2010 - DX60 DVV
2010 | Refrigerated Box | 18000kg
Volvo FL Series Day Cab. Volvo 240 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 5 Engine C/w Ad-Blue. ZF 6 Speed Automatic Gearbox. Single Reduction Drive Axle C/w Diff Lock. Ecas Drive Axle Air Suspension C/w In Cab Controls. Gray And Adams 27Ft GRP Fridge Body C/w Roller Shutter Door. Body Internal Height : 7Ft 3ins. Rear Aperture : 7Ft 3 ins. Dhollandia Under Slung 1500Kg Tuckaway Taillift.
DAF CF85 460 EURO 5, 6 X 2 FTP SPACE CAB TRACTOR UNIT - 2
2010 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg
DAF CF Series Space Sleeper Cab. Paccar MX-460 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 5 Engine C/w Ad-blue. ZF 12 Speed As-tronic Automatic Gearbox. Gearbox Driven Twinline Hydraulics C/w Hydropak. DAF Single Reduction Drive Axle C/w Diff Lock. Air Suspended Light Weight Midlift Axle. Ecas Drive Axle Air Suspension C/w In Cab Controls. Sliding Fifth Wheel C/w Run Up Ramps. Aluminium Fuel Tank.
MAN TGX 26.480 (SCR) EURO 5 XLX 6 X2 TRACTOR UNIT - 2011
2011 | Tractor Unit | 44000kg
MAN TGX Series XLX High Roof Twin Sleeper Cab C/w 4 Point Air Suspension. MAN-480 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 5 Engine C/w Ad- Blue. ZF AS Tronic 12 Speed Semi Automatic Gearbox. MAN Single Reduction Drive Axle C/w Diff Lock. Ecas Drive Axle Air Suspension c/w Hand Held Controls. Air Suspended Midlift Axle. Disc Braking System C/w ABS/EBS Control. ASR Anti Wheel-Spin System. Sliding
Scania 4 Series P94 260 10 Tyre Rear Lift Flatbed
2000 | Flats | 26000kg
2000 Scania P94 260 6x2 10 Tyre Rear Lift Day Cab Flatbed, 8 Speed Manual Gearbox, Radio/Stereo, Excellent Condition - We can organise shipping to any Worldwide destination - Contact for a quote
Some background to the UK truck market…
DAF have been the market leader in the UK for trucks over six tonnes GVW for over a decade with a market share of approaching 30%. The company is strong across all types of trucks, but is particularly strong in two and three axle rigids (read more about axle configuration here).
As you would expect, there are usually twice as many DAF trucks for sale than any other make on trucklocator. Mercedes-Benz, the world’s largest truckmaker are traditionally in second place in the UK truck market with a 15% share and therefore are strong in the used truck market, especially for export, as all countries love a Mercedes truck.
Although Scania come in third place in terms of UK market share, they top the trucklocator search charts with 30% of all searches for a truck make. This shows that most buyers would like a Scania, but unfortunately cannot afford one, so they buy a DAF instead!
Just because a truck is popular, however, it doesn’t mean that it is right for your job. There are relatively few Hino trucks in the UK, but if you are looking for a reliable eight-wheel tipper on a budget without the use of Adblue, then a Hino could suit you down to the ground. Equally if you are looking for a 7.5 tonner then the Isuzu or Mitsubishi could be up your street as they are both reliable, made in their millions and have a much better payload than the UK’s best selling 7.5 tonners.
It is important to consider not just the truck itself – what about the support from the dealer network plus the cost and availability of spare parts. Check out the brands that have a good selection of aftermarket parts to save you some money.
What every truck driver wants...a Scania Streamline ...
...and what they get...a DAF XF
The used truck market throughout the first half of 2014 was characterised by a shortage of good under five year old trucks. Why is there a lack of used trucks? The answer is twofold.
Firstly, the economy, including construction, is starting to pick up. With long lead times on most new trucks, the used truck market usually takes up this initial demand before new truck registrations materialise.
The second, and more important reason is the dramatic fall in new truck registrations from 2009 onwards. Check out the graph of truck registrations from this time and the scale of the problem becomes obvious. Registrations of trucks were down a massive 50% back in 2009 means that there are only half as many five-year-old trucks as perhaps the market needs.
Competition for all used trucks is intense in the wholesale market, both from fleets directly and at truck auctions. This is driving up the prices of the trucks that the dealers have to pay, which means that the price to the end user has to be higher too. Higher prices are not necessarily a sign that dealers are making more money - it usually means the opposite is true.
There are still plenty of older trucks around - up until 2008 the UK truck market was flying with records being broken each year. The problem is at not everyone wants a seven or eight year old used truck. This has led to a change of focus for many dealers to look to export markets for the older stock. Traditional right hand drive markets are the ones most often targeted by UK truck dealers - Malta, Cyprus and most of Africa fall into this category.
What to look for in a used truck
We recommend you look through The trucklocator help section - you need to make sure you are searching for the right used truck. We have also added some helpful search hints so you can get the most from the site. Hover over the search boxes and you will see a helpful explanation of what each box does.
Do your research
In the help section there is a whole section on buying trucks safely online. You may be desperate for a new truck - your old one might have been in an accident or broken down beyond economic repair - but don't be in too much of a hurry to hand over any money before checking out the truck and the dealer. Trade advertisers on trucklocator have been checked as well as we can, but it is up to you to make sure that you are happy with the deal before parting with the cash.
A number of dealers have put together corporate videos to give you a feel for their businesses - these may give you some confidence in their professionalism and reliability. You will see a video icon next to the dealer logo on the search results if this is the case. Some also have uploaded videos of their trucks - you can tell these, as there is a video icon near the truck's photo in their search results.
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