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Top 5 Tiny House Trailers

Updated: Dec 7, 2021

Selecting the right trailer for your tiny house is no mean feat. It can be considered in terms of laying the footings of a static building; you wouldn’t start construction without a solid foundation. As such, your tiny house trailer should be viewed as a mobile footing for your home, providing a sturdy base wherever you go.

Here are five examples of trailers which can be purchased wherever you are in the world to get you and your home rolling:

1) HM-D Tiny House TH600 – European & UK Trailer

HM-D tiny house trailers are available in the UK via trailer retailers.

As per the standard UK regulations the TH600 has LED lights installed on the front and side of the trailer, and has the option to alter the position of its two axles from their standard location for optimum nose-weight balance. The trailer is built using galvanised steel and is fully road legal in the UK and EU, meaning you can get your home moving right away! Handy additional features include four support legs and a spare wheel and wheel holder.

Dimensions - 770 x 255cm

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) - 3,500kg

Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) - 1,800kg

Trailer weight – 570kg

Payload – 2,930kg

2) HM-D Tiny House TH660 – European & UK Trailer

Another HM-D Trailers product, this tiny house trailer is slightly larger than the TH600. HM-D Trailer fans will be pleased to know that, like it’s brother, the TH660 is made using galvanised steel, is fully road legal in the UK and EU, has LED lights fitted on the front and side of the trailer and has the capacity to alter the axles as needed. It also comes with the four support legs and spare wheel.

Dimensions - 830 x 255cm

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)- 3,500kg

Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)- 1,800kg

Trailer weight – 600kg

Payload – 2,900kg

PJ Trailers, 5” Channel Car Hauler (C5) – US and Canadian Trailer

Houses on wheels are already fairly common with our North American friends, and PJ Trailers is one of the best-known providers of trailers which can meet the community’s tiny living needs. The 5” Channel Car Hauler (C5) has a powder coated frame and two axles, 15-inch white spoke wheels and a two-inch ball bulldog coupler tow hitch.

Dimensions – (ranges from) 488 - 671 x 211cm

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) - 3,175kg

Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) - 1,587kg

Trailer weight – 944kg

Payload – 2,231kg

4) Tiny Life Supply, Bumper Pull 20’ – US & Canadian Trailer

Tiny Life Supply is another North American firm which supplies the Bumper Pull 20’ trailer. The trailer comes with two heavy-duty tandem axles, LED running lights and a steel flange attached to the side of the trailer, which provides a secure place to connect your tiny house. It also includes high load radial tyres and safety chains.

Dimensions – 610 x 262cm

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)- 4,536kg

Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)– 2,358kg

Trailer weight – contact supplier

Payload – contact supplier

NB: Safety chains are a mandatory requirement for trailers weighing more than 1,361kg (3,000lbs) in most states.

5) Energytech, Tiny House Trailer – Australian Trailer

As is the case in the UK the Tiny House movement is gathering steam in Australia, aided and abetted by Australian online supplier Energytech. Energytech provides a galvanised, electric braked tandem axle trailer which comes with long life LED lights, a spare wheel and a manual parking brake to boot, plus five new 195R14, SL305 tyres on sunraysia style steel rims.

Dimensions – (ranges from) 609 - 914 x 244cm

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) / Aggregate Trailer Mass - 3,500kg

Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) – varies to order, enquire with supplier

Trailer weight rating – varies to order, enquire with supplier

Payload – varies to order, enquire with supplier

All of these trailers would provide a secure home for your tiny home, whether you’re travelling the golden coast or staying put to save your way up the property ladder. However, UK-based enthusiasts are best advised to stick to European and UK-based brands for the path of least resistance when getting hold of a tiny house trailer. For more information on how to do this (and to start enjoying your life, your home, and your journey the tiny way!) visit the NaviHo website.

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