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Trailers Buying Guide

A Handy Box Trailer Buying Guide

If you are thinking about buying a box trailer, a handy guide to help you in your decision-making is right here. We are going to introduce you to Xtreme Trailers, the most popular and reliable brand, known for providing high quality and well-built trailers. The range of box trailers from Xtreme is classified into three segments as below:


[1] Lightweight Box Trailers

At the starting price point are the lightweight box trailers. These lightweight box trailers are ideal for people having small vehicles that can smoothly haul light loads. It can effortlessly hold 750 kg of ATM (Aggregate Total Mass = the weight of the trailer plus the weight of the load). These lightweight box trailers come with features such as hot dipped galvanised finish, checker plate floor, round or flat 7-pin light plug, 300mm high full welded side, tilt body (drop down front/rear panel) and 40mm round solid axle. Lightweight box trailers are perfect for domestic use and they are available in 7x4, 7x5 and 8x5 sizes.


[2] Heavy-Duty Box Trailers

Heavy-duty box trailers are built for tougher jobs and they cost a bit more than lightweight box trailers. These heavy-duty box trailers can handle up to 1400 kg ATM and they are perfect for domestic as well as for commercial use. These heavy-duty box trailers come with features such as hot dipped galvanised finish, heavy-duty tie-down rails, LED lights, extra long side steps, checker plate floor and heavy-duty cross member. They are available in 7x5 and 8x5 sizes.


[3] Tandem Axle Box Trailer

Tandem-axle box trailers are the ultimate heavy-duty box trailers that can haul heavier loads up to 2000 kg ATM. Tandem-axle being top of the range box trailers are priced over heavy-duty box trailers. The dual axles of tandem-axle box trailers will distribute the weight across both the axles, and it is integrated with a mechanical braking system that will reduce the pressure on your tow-vehicle and help you to haul with ease. These tandem-axle box trailers come with features such as hot dipped galvanised finish, dual axle, heavy-duty swing-up jockey wheel, checker plate floor, heavy-duty tie down rails and heavy-duty cross member. They are available in 8x5, 8x6, 10x5 and 10x6 sizes.


Quick Pointers for Xtreme Box Trailers’ Entire Range

  • The build quality of these box trailers regardless of their segment (i.e. lightweight, heavy-duty or tandem axle) is robust and built to last as they are made using high-quality trailer parts and components.
  • Lightweight box trailers can manage 750 kg ATM (Aggregate Trailer Mass = the combined weight of the trailer and its entire load when not attached to a tow-vehicle is known as ATM), heavy-duty box trailers can handle up to 1400 kg ATM and tandem-axle box trailers can haul heavier loads up to 2000 kg ATM
  • These box trailers are fully welded and galvanised from the inside as well as from the outside to provide maximum protection against corrosion. Checker plate flooring makes these box trailers sturdy and they come with LED lights.
  • Lights plug and safety chain has been integrated to these box trailers to provide optimal safety and security to you while hauling.
  • On certain box trailer models, options like cage and ramp gate come as standard; however, if your selected model does not have these features, you can always have them added as per your requirements.

Box Trailers Comparison:

SpecificationsLightweight Box TrailersHeavy-duty Box TrailersTandem Box Trailers

Brand

Xtreme Trailers

Xtreme Trailers

Xtreme Trailers

Size

7x4, 7x5, 8x5

7x5, 8x5

8x5, 8x6, 10x5, 10x6

ATM

750KG

1400KG

2000KG

Body

Tilt Body, Drop Down Front/Rear Panel

Tilt Body, Drop Down Front⁄Rear Panel

Drop Down Front/Rear Panel

Jockey Wheel

6" 750lb Swing Up

8" Swing up

6" Heavy Duty Swing Up

Brake

None

Disc Brake

Disc Brake

Drawbar

1200mm, 70mmx50mm

1500mm, 100mmx50mmx3mm

1500mm, 100mmx50mm

Finish

Hot Dipped Galvanized

Hot Dipped Galvanized

Hot Dipped Galvanized

Axle

40mm Round Solid

Single 50mm Round Solid Axle

Dual Axle, 50mm Square Solid Axles

Coupler

50mm Australia Standard

50mm Australia Standard

50mm Australia Standard

Flooring

Checker plate Floor

2.5mm Checker plate

Checker plate Floor

Spring

5 Leaf Eye to Slipper Spring

7 Leaf 7mm Eye to Slipper Spring

7 Leaf Heavy Duty Spring

Stud Pattern

5 Stud (Ford Hub)

5 Stud (Ford Hub)

5 Stud (Ford Hub)

We sincerely hope that this guide aids you in selecting the right box trailer for your needs. If you have to move extra loads frequently, then straight away select one of these Xtreme box trailers that flawlessly fit your requirements. These high quality and durable box trailers from Xtreme would never let you down. Bargains Online have been selling trailers for a long time now, so when you’re buying any type of trailer from Bargains Online, you’re guaranteed to receive a high quality and lasting product at a great price that will beat all competitions hands-down.