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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Foden Alpha 8 X 4 ALUMINIUM BULK TIPPER - 2001 - Y349 ODC
2001 | Tippers | 32000kg
Cat C10 380 Bhp Euro 2 Engine, Jake Brake, 12 Speed Manual, Diff/Cross Locks, Rubber Suspension, Alloy Bulk Tipping Body, Single Piece Tailgate, Grain Hatch, Edbro Front End Ram, Electric Easy Sheet, Sunvisor, Vertical Exhaust, Alloy Fuel Tank, Beacons, A Foden Alpha 3000 Series Day Cab. Cat C10-380 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 2 Engine. Jacobs 2 Stage Engine Brake (Jake Brake). Eaton
Volvo FM 380 tipper
2005 | Tippers | 32000kg
05 Volvo FM380, 8x4, alloy body tipper, edbro ram, easysheet, weighloader, reversing camera
Foden Alpha 8 X 4 ALUMINIUM INSULATED TIPPER - 2000 - W37 VL
2000 | Tippers | 32000kg
Cummins 380 Bhp Euro 2 Engine, 12 Speed Manual, Diff/Cross Locks, Rubber Suspension, Thompsons Steel Tipping Body, Barn Doors, Edbro Front End Ram, Electric Flip Net, Autolube, Eminox Exhaust, Alloy Wheels/Fuel Tank, Sunvisor, Beacons, Weigher, Day Cab, S Foden Alpha 3000 Series Day Cab. Cummins M11-380 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 2 Engine. Eaton RTSO 12 Speed Syncromesh Gearbox.
Foden Alpha 8 X 4 ALUMINIUM INSULATED TIPPER - 2003 - AE53 P
2003 | Tippers | 32000kg
Cummins 385 Bhp Euro 3 Engine, Jake Brake, 16 Speed Manual, Rubber Suspension, Diff/Cross Locks, Alloy Insulated Tipping Body, Split Tailgate, Electric Easy Sheet, Weigher, Sunvisor, Beacons, Air Horns, Vertical Exhaust, Alloy Wheels/Fuel Tank, Day Cab, E Foden Alpha Series Day Cab. Cummins ISME 385 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 3 Engine. Jacobs 2 Stage Engine Brake (Jake Brake). ZF 16
Scania P Series P340
2007 | Tippers
2007/07 Scania P340 day cab 8x4 Chassis fitted with a Wilcox steel tipping body Manual 8 speed gear box electric easy sheet Air operated tail gate Tested Sept
Scania 4 Series 124 420 8x4 Steel Tipper on Springs
2002 | Tippers | 32000kg
2002 Scania P124 420 8x4 Sleeper Cab Steel Tipper on Springs Suspension, Double Drive Double Diff, 8 Speed Manual Gearbox, Radio/Stereo, Single Bunk, Side Wind Deflector, Excellent Condition, £27,950 CIF up to Walvis Bay £29,450 CIF up to Dar
Scania P Series P400 8x4 Tipper
2012 | Tippers | 32000kg
2012 Scania P400 8x4 Tipper fitted with Steel Boweld Taperlite Body, 229,000kms, Tested March 2016, Manual Gearbox, Reverse Camera, Weighloader, Edbro Front End Ram
DAF CF85 -360 8x4 Alloy Bulk Blower Tipper 2009 MANUAL GEA
2009 | Tippers | 32000kg
Alloy Bulk Blower Tipping Body, Steel Suspension, Day Cab, 4 Compartments, Roll Over Sheet, Weigher, Vertical Exhaust, Electric Windows, Cruise Control, Sunroof, Radio, CD, Digital Tachograph, 8sp Manual Gearbox.
- EURO 5
- STOCK NO. P077
MAN Unknown 8x4 STEEL BODY TIPPER
2002 | Tippers | 32000kg
2002 MAN 8x4 STEEL BODY TIPPER Tippers
Renault Kerax 380.32 8x4
2006 | Tippers | 32000kg
RENAULT KERAX 8X4 ALUMINIUM TIPPER MANUAL GEARBOX FRONT END RAM. VEHICLE OUT OF MOT, LOW MILEAGE. IDEAL FOR EXPORT. PLEASE CALL FOR SHIPPING AND DELIVERY COSTS
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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