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Trailer 8ft x 5ft with Cage

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✔ No additional charges for assembly when picking up from our Auckland store.

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Product overview

Product overview

When you buy a trailer you want it to do its job year in year out without any fuss. Trade Tested trailers do just that. With a large bed size of 8ft x 5ft with 12" high sides this awesome trailer offers flexibility and excellent strength to weight ratio with a maximum carrying capacity of 500 kgs.

All our models offer dependable, hassle-free performance and are great for both professional tradies and weekend DIY legends. All you have to do is decide which trailer fits your needs best. Check out our trailer buying guide to help you decide.

The trailer is fully hot dipped galvanised steel, including the drawbar and axle. The cage makes it ideal for transporting larger and more awkward loads, and it's simple enough to detach for greater versatility. The trailer has a front and rear opening/closing door for maximum flexibility of use.

Comes with an industry leading 5 Year Trade Tested Warranty.

- Chassis and draw bar 50mm x 70mm box tube steel
- LED rear lights
- Axle 50mm x 50mm tube steel
- Steel thickness: axle 5.0mm
- Steel thickness: drawbar chassis & framework 2.75mm
- 600mm high fully galvanised removable steel cage
- 4 leaf springs
- 2 x 165/70 R13 tyres
- GVM rated 750kg (load carrying capacity of 500kg)
- Draw bar 1200mm length
- Ribbed zinc plate floor
- Lights and wiring ready for WOF
- Galvanised mud guards
- Folding front and rear gates
- NZ Standard 7 Pin Flat Style Plug
- NZ 1 7/8" coupling and safety chain
- Heavy duty construction

Chassis size: 2480x1580mm
Internal dimensions: 2400x1495x300mm
Net weight: 280kg

Please allow 5 working days between ordering and collection as our trailers require assembly, but please call 0800 800 880 if your order is urgent. You will need to warrant and register the trailer yourself, but there's a VTNZ just round the corner from our Auckland Airport store. That means your trailer can be certified and road-ready pretty much the moment you pick it up.

Registration and WOF required, costs approx $135.

Can we help?

Our friendly and knowledgeable gurus are trained to answer all your questions as quickly as possible. So if there’s anything you need to know just give us a call during business hours, or send us an email any time.

0800 800 880
Customer questions

Questions and answers

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q: Why would you make this with an imperial ball size instead of a metric 50mm one?
a: The majority of tow balls in NZ are still 1 7/8", so this is the spec we currently stock. Depending on your set up, you can often change between ball sizes.
By Trade Tested on September 19, 2019
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q: Will it survive travelling on a corrugated gravel road carting a 4 wheeler motorbike?
a: Absolutely.
By Trade Tested on February 19, 2019
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q: Do you only sell in AKL? Any available in CHC,Timaru, Queenstown, Dunedin or Invercargill?
a: Yes, these trailers are only available for pickup at our Auckland store. How about a road trip?!
By Trade Tested on December 9, 2018
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q: I am looking at buying the 8x4 trailer with cage. How does this wof and reg work? Do I buy the trailer then take it straight to VTNZ?
a: Yes that's right, take it into VTNZ and they take care of it all.
By Trade Tested on November 25, 2018
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q: Hi Team, Is this trailer made in NZ?
a: Our trailers are all manufactured in China and assembled here in New Zealand.
By Trade Tested on November 21, 2018
Customer reviews

Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 out of 5 stars from 12 reviews
Muzza Hawkes Bay

Works as expected

25 days ago


Great trailer for the price. Everything functions as expected


Does the job!

3 months ago


Good for the price. Does the job its made for!

Haji Auckland


4 months ago


So happy with my trailer. Best investment done

Tinarse1 Northland

trailer 8x5ft with cage

4 months ago


perfect for all my needs very happy with it :)

P&L Auckland

Excellent trailer

8 months ago



Voetsek Auckland

Great value for money

10 months ago


Get this trailer for all the odd-jobs and pick-up of those big things off Trademe. It's been much better that I'd expect it to be, tows quietly and smoothly, so quiet infact that you can easily forget you have the trailer attached! -Only thing I wish for it to change, is if this same trailer was made with a tilt deck.

Vern Manawatu

Decent trailer, excellent value, great service

11 months ago


Solid trailer, best price around, great service and very friendly warehouse staff. Got the cover with it, very impressed by the quality.

Dingo Northland

trailer 8 x 5

12 months ago


great trailer used many times as doing renos can fit full sheets of builders materials and easy to handle am 68 and i dont have jockey wheel but well balanced great product my car nissan tiida 1500 tows it easily would recommend to anyone cheers

50naki New Lynn

8 ft x 5 ft Trailer with Cage

about 1 year ago


This is a very good sized trailer which never got to be used before one of the locals drove so fast up our street that they ripped half their vehicle off. This has prevented major damage to my van, but only slight damage to the trailer- a lighter made trailer would not have survived or saved the van!

Grant Auckland

Bang for buck

about 1 year ago


Not only a great little trailer the guys at trade tested was super accommodating... I purchased on a Thursday and needed the trailer the following Tuesday to move down to Palmerston north. The guys pulled out all the stops to have it ready for collection. All I needed to do was to pop into the nearest vtnz to get the Rego and wof done. Towed beautifully.

Skermo Matai Bay

8X5 Trailer with cage.

over 2 years ago


Great value for money trailer, tow beautifully, well made.

Keegs Taranaki

Great size

over 3 years ago


Good easily towed trailer.

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