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. Most of the trucks advertised are used, but you will occasionally find some new truck deals.
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Need more information about buying a used truck? Read out series of truck buying guides to help you here.
A selection of parts for sale on trucklocatorSCANIA 124 400HP ROLLING CHASSIS SP2902 Cummins ISBE275 30 Eng.N:215138 -39 ENGINE SP3698 Scania DSC1415 L02 144L 460HP 1999 Eng.N:451777 -7 ENGINE SP2072 VOLVO TD102F 1989 Eng.N:788207 -591 ENGINE MAN TGA 00> Bumper spoiler, wide cabin, RH 81416100228 MIRROR ASSY, ELECTRIC, W/ HEAT, LH (RHD), (SHORT ARM) TERBERG OMNIDEL SPLIT LIFT
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ERF EC 11 340 8x4 Steel Tipper
1999 | Tippers | 32000kg
1999 ERF EC11 340 8x4 Steel Tipper Double Drive Double Diff, 340hp Cummins Engine, 16 Speed ZF Manual Gearbox, Radio/Stereo, Excellent Condition, £13,950 CIF up to Walvis Bay, Namibia
DAF CF85 360 8X4 TIPPER
2010 | Tippers | 32000kg
2010 10 DAF CF85 360 8X4 TIPPER, EURO 5 WITH ADBLUE, ABBA STEEL BODY, MANUAL TAILGATE, EDBRO FRONT END RAM, EASYSHEET, VERY GOOD TYRES ALROUND, 400,000 KLMS, MULTIPLE CAMERA SYSTEM, DIGITAL TACHOGRAPH, DAYCAB, MANUAL GEARBOX, CRUISE CONTROL, ELECTRIC WINDOWS, CD PLAYER, SUNVISOR, TESTED MAY 2015, A VERY CLEAN TRUCK.
Hino 700 3213
2007 | Tippers | 32000kg
Fitted with a Thompsons Steel Body, Electric Easy Sheet, Sleeper Cab, Night Heater, Binotto RAM, Cruise Control, Locking Diff, Electric Windows, Engine Brake, Heated Mirrors, Radio & CD Player, Sun Visor, Digital Card Tacho, Euro 4, LEZ Compliant. On Steel suspension. The gearbox is an 16 Speed Manual. The engine is rated at 320 BHP. The truck's MoT runs until April 2015. Please quote ref:
2007 | Tippers | 32000kg
2007, HINO 700, Thompson Steel Body, 394,589 kms, Electric Easy Sheet, Electric windows, Single bunk, Exhaust brake, Sun visor, £20,950 + vat.
DAF CF85 85 CF 360 8X4 TIPPER
2008 | Tippers | 32000kg
THOMPSON STEEL BODY, EASY SHEET, MANUAL GEARBOX, FRONT TIPPING RAM, COMES WITH MOT, NO VAT IF GOING FOR EXPORT, VGC, **POA** H977 HGV
Double drive on steel
Steel body with twin underfloor Rams
Atlas 105.1 with clamshell grab
Has engine problem
Worldwide shipping can be arranged
Please call 07792030211 or 01430431616
Volvo FM 12 380 8X4 TIPPER
2004 | Tippers | 32000kg
2004 54 VOLVO FM12 380 8X4 TIPPER, FITTED WITH A STEEL THOMPSON LOADMASTER BODY, EASYSHEET, EDBRO FRONT END TIPPING RAM AND TAILGATE. DAYCAB WITH MANUAL GEARBOX, STACK EXHAUST, 459,000 KLMS, AIR-CON, CRUISE CONTROL, CD PLAYER, ELECTRIC WINDOWS AND MIRRORS, KELSA TOP LIGHT BAR, SUNVISOR, ANALOGUE TACHOGRAPH, LOW EMISSION EXHAUST FITTED.IDEAL EXPORT
Volvo FM 12 380 8X4 TIPPER
2005 | Tippers | 32000kg
2005 05 VOLVO FM12 380 8X4 TIPPER, THOMPSON STEEL LOADMASTER BODY, TAILGATE, EDBRO FRONT END TIPPING RAM, EASYSHEET, DAYCAB, MANUAL GEARBOX, 415,000 KLMS, AIR-CON, CD PLAYER, EXHAUST BRAKE, SUNVISOR, BEACONS, ELECTRIC WINDOWS / MIRRORS, TOP LIGHT BAR, A VERY CLEAN TRUCK, LOW EMISSION EXHAUST FITTED. IDEAL EXPORT
Foden 3000 Alpha -400 Steel Body Tipper
2004 | Tippers | 32000kg
Foden Alpha 3000-400,Daycab,Thompson Steel Body Tipper,On Rubber Suspension,Easy Sheet,Under Floor Ram,8x4 Double Drive,Sun Roof,CD Player,In good Condition Rigid Trucks
MAN TGS 32.400
2015 | Tippers | 32000kg
NEW UNREGISTERED 8X4 CONSTRUCTION SPEC CHASSIS EURO 6 16 SPEED MANUAL HUB REDUCTION AVAILABLE WITH THOMPSON STEEL TIPPER IN MARCH Tippers
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
UK Truck Market Review 2014 - Why are used trucks so expensive?
The used truck market throughout the first half of 2014 will be 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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