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 trucklocatorSP4114 Mercedes ECONIC 2628LL OM906LA 2005 ENGINE Seat Covers LIGHT CASE, LH H2, 23270, AJK HYDROLIFT, 2005, length: 6.5m SP2377 Volvo D7A285 1998 ENGINE MIRROR FRAME, ELECTRIC, W/AUXILIARY MIR., W/ HEAT W/O GLASS, LH (SHORT ARM) COVERS (BLACK), RH=LH
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Scania P Series P380 8 X 4 ALUMINIUM SEMI BULK TIPPER - 2008 - SF
2008 | Tippers | 32000kg
Scania 380 Bhp Euro 4 Engine, 9 Speed Manual, Steel Suspension, Alloy Semi Bulk Tipping Body, Single Piece Tailgate, Underfloor Rams, Sliding Sheet, Sunvisor, Beacons, Vertical Exhaust, Weigher, Reverse Camera, Day Cab, Electric Windows/Mirrors, Cd Player Scania 4 Series P Type Full Day Cab. Scania 380 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 4 Engine. Scania 9 Speed Syncromesh Gearbox. Scania
DAF CF85 FAD.340
2002 | Tippers | 32000kg
Body Condition: 65%% Interior Condition: 65%%Tyre Condition: 75%%Overall Condition: 65%%
Foden Alpha 400 8x4 Alloy Tarmac Tipper 2004
2004 | Tippers | 32000kg
Alloy Tarmac Spec Tipping Body, Rubber Suspension, Sleeper Cab, Edbro Ram, Split Tailgate, Roll Over Sheet, Alloy Wheels, Vertical Exhaust, Sunroof, Beacon, Radio, CD, Analogue Tachograph, Eaton Split Gearbox.
- MOT Mar 2016
- STOCK NO. Q044
Volvo FM 400
2010 | Tippers | 32000kg
Sleeper Cab, 8x4 Tarmac Spec Tipper, Auto Sheet, Weigher, Manual Gearbox, Rear View And Body Camera, 70% Tyres, Only Covered 199,000 Miles From New, Tested January 2017, Excellent Condition, Air Tailgate If Required, Can Be Painted To Your Specification.
Hino 700 700 Series 3213
2006 | Tippers | 32000kg
Hino 700 Series 3213 2006 (06) 8x4 Steel Bodied Tipper, Sheet, Sun Visor, Straight From Work, Good Condition, Due In, Call For Details.
Foden Alpha S108R
2003 | Tippers | 32000kg
FODEN S108R 8x4 TIPPER (MX53 NGN), FODEN S108R 8x4 TIPPER, 2003 53 Reg, double drive, 16 speed ZF gearbox, Cummins 15M 340, PM weigher, Eminox exhaust, Edbro ram, MOT Feb 2017, clock reads 002141 kms
DAF 85 Series 85 ATI
2005 | Tippers
DAF CF 85.340 8x4 TIPPER (BU05 AFJ), DAF CF 85.340 8x4 Tipper, Year 2005, 05 Reg, day cab, double drive, on springs, 8 speed gearbox, reversing camera, easy sheet, Eminox exhaust, clock reads 846545 km
Scania P Series P340 Euro 4 EGR DC-12 11.7 litre 6-cylinder 340hp
2001 | Tippers | 32000kg
SCANIA P114.340, 8x4 Tipper, 2001 Y Reg,Thompson Steel body, Edbro ram, double drive on springs, 8 speed gearbox, PM Weigher, reversing camera, clock reads 490270
DAF CF85 8 X 4 ALUMINIUM INSULATED TIPPER - 2005 - RX55 O
2005 | Tippers | 32000kg
DAF 380 Bhp Euro 3 Engine, 8 Speed Manual, Diff/Cross Locks, Steel Suspension, PPG Alloy Insulated Tipping Body, Split Tailgate, Edbro Front End Ram, Electric Easy Sheet, Beacon Bar, Sunvisor, Day Cab, Electric Windows, Sunroof, CD Player, Cruise. DAF CF Series Day Cab. DAF XE1260 380 Bhp 24v Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 3 Engine. ZF 8 Speed Syncromesh Gearbox. DAF Single Reduction Drive
Scania P Series P380 8x4 Tipper
2007 | Tippers | 32000kg
Rouse Bodies Alloy Insulated Body, Split Rear Door, Half Leather Seats, Reverse Camera, 9 Speed Manual Gear Box 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
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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