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Answers to our most frequently asked questions

Consider the following when deciding on a trailer among the many manufacturers and model types available on the market –your local dealer should be a big help to you make your decision.


The primary use of your trailer should factor highly in your consideration –a livestock hauler may not be adequate to carrying an auto or dragster but you may not require a large auto carrier with double doors, drive-on, drive-off ramps, fuel ports and an onboard generator to haul your general cargo. We have all the in-demand features and available options in the most popular configurations of cargo trailers, auto and motorsports carriers, Snowmobile trailers and Goosenecks and Fifth Wheels, plus specialty models such as livestock carriers, concession trailers, living quarters, even pet grooming units. We can also build custom trailers to your specifications.


Although economical open trailers are certainly adequate for hauling, you may decide for more security from theft and protection from the elements for your motorcycle, ATV or loose, valuable or perishable cargo that an enclosed trailer provides. However, a sturdy, well-constructed, economical, open utility trailer may be just what you require for transporting lawn and garden equipment and cargo for which exposure to the elements is not a consideration.
Regardless of the purpose you have in mind for your trailer, AmeraLite will have a model to suit you. Tell your local dealer what your requirements are and you will find a AmeraLite model to fit your needs.


We are determined to continually provide the highest quality and innovation in our products at the most competitive price possible. We won’t be the lowest price in every model or category but you can be sure we will be competitive in each and will never take second place in quality or value. Quality and value are standard equipment in every AmeraLite trailer –the proof is in the pulling.


Of course, determining the right manufacturer is very important in making your selection. Make sure you go with an established and respected manufacturer like AmeraLite.
AmeraLite has been providing satisfied customers with in-demand, top quality cargo trailers, contractor trailers and powersports haulers for over a decade. We are now a division of leading recreational vehicle and towables manufacturer, Forest River Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway Company. This relationship gives us unique advantages in scale, capacity, resources, financial strength and innovation that will bene. We’ll be around a long time servicing our warranty and providing high value, quality products to the marketplace.

This will depend entirely on the model you purchase. The weight capacities of the tow vehicle, the trailer hitch, ballmount, ball, and safety chains must not be exceeded by the gross trailer weight (GTW). The towing system will only be as strong as the weakest part.
Your dealer will be in the best position to consult with you to ensure you make the best and safest decision

Different states have different regulations. Please enquire with your dealer at time of purchase.

We are a manufacturer, we do not take in trades or stock used trailers. Our nationwide network of dealers would take in trades and stock used trailers. Please see the dealer locator section of this website for your nearest dealer.

It is not our policy to sell direct from the factory to the retail consumer.

For the most part, the delivery charges are less than the time, fuel, mileage, and other travel related costs accrued in picking up the trailer direct from the factory.

Our sister company, Priority One, administers the Forest River consumer credit card for our dealers. The Forest River Credit Card offers exclusive, exciting benefits to consumers such as:

  • Aggressive approvals and decisions in seconds
  • Flexible payment terms and high credit limits
  • Revolving line of credit with low monthly payments
  • Preferred customer status.
  • Qualify for special dealer finance promotions exclusive to Forest River card holders
  • Use the card at any participating Forest River, Haulin, AmeraLite, or AmeraLite dealer for parts, service and upgrades.

Another option available to consumers is an installment loan with Sheffield Financial, a specialist in retail finance for towable products.

One of the best reasons to purchase from a credible established local dealer is so that you have a trusted relationship with someone nearby qualified to make any repairs of service your trailer if it is ever necessary.

All of our trailers are manufactured in our 2 plants in Bristol, Indiana.

Yes, we have a limited warranty on all models. Your dealer can provide you with full details.