How much is an "8 x 4" Trailer ? -

An “8′ x 4′ ” trailer is a very popular size as it can carry a full sheet of plywood or plasterboard etc and we are regularly asked about it. To help answer this question , we have compiled some information on the selection of ” 8 x 4 ” trailers available from Saris which we hope will be of help. We would also encourage you to visit us and take a look at our display of Saris trailers in our yard and appreciate first hand the premium quality of these trailers on offer.

How much is an 8 x 4 Trailer ?

That’s a simple question, but let’s first take a look at the variety of the 8 x 4 trailers we have available.

Saris do a number of different 8 x 4 trailers, so here we will take a look at the specs of those models so you can choose the 8 x 4 that may best suit your needs. While all of these will accomodate a full 8 x 4 sheet laid flat on their floor their weight carrying capacity and main features may differ significantly.

All Saris trailers are renowned for their build quality and their finish and have an independent suspension and a 13pin electric plug ( adaptors to 7pin available ) and come with a 3 year guarantee. Each trailer is fully Type Approved , is fitted with a VIN plate and has a certificate of conformity. Saris have been manufacturing car trailers since 1959 and have thousands of satisfied users throughout Europe. Saris Trailers are are now available in Ireland , with a full dealer support on all spare parts.

A current list of all trailers available in stock , detailing their full spec and pricing is on our website here: https://thecarlowyard.com/car-trailers-stock-list/


1> Mc Alu Pro Range

We have 3 trailer models from the Mc Alu Pro range. These have a galvanised steel frame and Aluminum sides with a steel top rail. They are all the same size @ 2550mm x 1330mm (8’4” x 4′ 4” ) All 3 models can be fitted with the same front rack , caged sides (leaf rack) , flat vinyl cover or high vinyl cover accessories.

Full details of all the trailers in this Mc Alu Pro range are on our website here: https://thecarlowyard.com/car-trailers-mc-alu-pro/


DV 75

First up is the Mc Alu Pro DV75. This is an unbraked , 750 KG Single axle trailer, with an unladen wight of 180 Kg , so has a load carrying capacity of 570 Kg. It has 13” wheels. It is also available with a “tipping drawbar” or fold down front panel. Popular additions are …Spare wheel , Jockey wheel and rear prop stands.

Available from € 1575 incl VAT


DV135

Next up is the heavier duty Mc Alu Pro DV 135. This is a single axle , braked 1350 Kg trailer, with an unladen weight of 235Kg , so has a load carrying capacity of 1115 Kg

It is fitted with a Jockey wheel as standard. It has 14” wheels.

This is a popular model as it carries over a ton and allows many B licence holders to tow it fully laden with a car.

Available from € 2150 incl VAT


DV2000

This is a more substantial Double axle, fully braked 2000Kg Trailer , with an unladen weight of 340Kg , so has a load carrying capacity of 1660 Kg. It is fitted with a Jockey wheel as standard. It has 13” wheels. You will need a BE licence and a substantial towing vehicle to utilise it’s full load capacity, but many B licence holders may be able to legally carry a load of over a ton with their car.(depending on the car model ) For example, with a Skoda Octavia 1.6 diesel with a towing capacity of 1400Kg and an overall allowed combined total weight of 3350, you could legally carry a load of 1060 Kg on this trailer.

Available from € 2995 incl VAT


What can I legally Tow ?

To better understand what you can and cannot tow with a B licence, you will find some detailed information on a recent example of a VW Caddy van that we looked at. See more info here : https://thecarlowyard.com/what-can-i-tow-with-my-caddy-van/


Classic Wood BMG 135

2> Classic Wood Range

This is a similar type trailer with a Galvanised steel frame but with a UV Resistant 15mm Wooden Body. This is a single axle , braked 1350 Kg trailer, with an unladen weight of 265Kg , so has a load carrying capacity of 1085 Kg

It is fitted with a Jockey wheel as standard. It has 14” wheels.

This is a popular model as it carries over a ton and allows many B licence holders to tow it fully laden with a car.

Available from € 2195 incl VAT

For more info on this Classic wood range, please see here: https://thecarlowyard.com/car-trailers-classic-wood/



On our website , thecarlowyard.com , you will see details and pricing of the complete range of Saris car trailers that are available.


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