Three Factors To Consider When Buying A Trailer To Use To Haul Your UTV

Posted on: 1 September 2016

If you are in the market for a UTV, it is important to remember that you will also need a trailer to haul it around on, if it is too big to fit into the bed of your truck. When choosing a UTV trailer, there are a lot of things you need to take into consideration to ensure that you choose the right trailer to suit your needs. The guide below walks you through a few of the factors you need to consider before choosing one trailer over another trailer.

Consider How Many UTVs You Plan to Haul at One Time

You first need to consider how many UTVs you plan to haul at one time. If you want to haul more than one UTV, you need to choose a trailer that is long enough to accommodate the length of the UTVs. You will need to measure them to determine how long they are and then add a foot or two to that measurement when determining how long of a trailer you need. You will need to have some space between the UTVs when they are on the trailer so that they do not bang into each other while you are hauling them.

Consider If You Want Your UTV to be Exposed to the Elements

Next, you need to decide if you want your UTV to be exposed to the elements when you are hauling it or if you prefer to have it covered and safe from rain and snow. If you want to have it covered, you need to purchase an enclosed trailer. The enclosed trailers are nice because they have a door that can be secured with a lock to keep your UTV safe at all times.

Consider the Design of the Trailer

Finally, you need to consider the hauling width of the trailer. There are some trailers that are wide enough to haul the UTV at the back and the front of the trailer, but have humps in the middle of the trailer over the wheel wells. It will be very difficult to get the UTV over the humps because of how heavy it is. It is best to get a flatbed trailer without the humps to ensure that you can load the UTV with ease when needed.

Once you take all of this information into consideration, you should be able to choose a trailer that will suit your needs perfectly. Be sure to take ramps with you when you go to get the UTV so that you can easily drive it onto the trailer when you need to haul it.


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