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Lifetime Tent Trailer 65047 - Sahara Utility Trailer
Lifetime Tent Trailer 65047 - Sahara Utility Trailer

Lifetime Tent Trailer 65047 - Sahara Utility Trailer

SKU:65047 by Lifetime

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For work or for play, the Lifetime Sahara Tent Trailer converts from utility trailer to tent trailer in just a few minutes. Trailer is constructed from heavy-duty steel. Heavy-duty polyester tent sleeps up to 6 people (including floor space). Light enough to be towed by a compact SUV.

The Lifetime Sahara Tent Trailer is designed for your busy lifestyle, at work or at play. This dual-purpose trailer converts from a utility trailer for hauling to a tent trailer for camping. When you're ready to head for the hills, load up your recreational equipment and the compact tent kit into the trailer. This trailer can accommodate an ATV, or canoe, or whatever equipment your outdoor hobbies may require. This lightweight trailer can easily be towed, even by a compact SUV. Once you arrive at your favorite getaway destination, simply unload your equipment and you'll have the tent erected in just a few minutes. Trailer side gates fold out to create two XL twin bed frames (mattresses not included - frames can be extended to queen size by purchasing the bed extension/ramp accessory.The tent provides well-ventilated, spacious accommodations for up to 6 people. Designed with a 7 ft ceiling 8 windows, and a front and back doorway. Both doorways are designed with small overhead awnings. You'll also appreciate the intergrated wall pockets to store your smaller items. This model is weather protected from top to bottom with UV inhibitors and powder-coated steel. Spare Tire Kit Accessory available as well. Ships as a kit with assembly required.

This tent trailer includes a 1-year factory warranty from Lifetime Products.

Competitive Edge Products is an authorized dealer of the 65047 Lifetime Sahara Utility Tent Trailer.


Free shipping to the lower 48 states.

Tent Trailer Features:

  • Dual-purpose trailer for hauling or as tent trailer.
  • Trailer side gates lay down to create trailer wings to be used as twin bed platforms for tent or used as tables or workbenches without the tent.
  • Tent designed with 2 doors, 8 windows, and 2 screened vents for ultimate ventilation and 360 degree view.
  • Ramp accessory available to be used for bed extensions, loading ramps, and load support braces.

Utility Trailer Specifications:

  • External dimensions: 126.5 inches L x 79 inches W.
  • Internal dimensions (gates up): 60.5 inchex W x 85 inches L.
  • Internal dimensions (gates down): 6035 inches W x 113 inches L.
  • Payload weight capacity: 1300 lbs.
  • Side gate dimensions: 40.5 inches deep from trailer floor.
  • Coupler ball size: 2 inches.
  • Trailer tire: 5.3 12 inch tires with 5 lug nuts on a 4.5 inch pattern.
  • Electrial connection: four-way flat plug.
  • GVRW (Gross vehicle weight rating): 2000 lbs.
  • Tent trailer total weight: 700 lbs.
  • Utility cargo space: 123 cubic feet.
  • Tent weight: 25 lbs.
  • Tent setup dimensions: 7 ft L x 12 ft W x 7 ft. H.
  • Weight capacity per bed: 350. lbs per twin bed, 600 lbs. per queen bed.
  • Tent interior height: 7 ft.
  • Tent features: 2 doorways, 8 windows, and integrated wall pockets.
5 Stars
Well Built
My son and I put this together on a Saturday and it took approx. 10 hours to do it. I was impressed with the precision in which the trailer was manufactured because everything fit as described. The only mistake we found in the assembly manual was pertaining to the lights on the rear of the trailer. The instructions described wire placement into the lights opposite the instructions on the lights themselves. We plugged the wires in to the lights as described on the lights not the manual and everything worked. The trailer and tent seemed to be very well built and we are looking forward to camping. We did tow the trailer around to 'get the feel for it' and it towed very well. A lot of thought went into the instructions as they were easy to follow and assembly was a pleasure (except for the lights)
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Reviewed by:  from Lifetime Customer. on 11/24/2013
5 Stars
This Trailer Allows For Everything!
My family is big into rock crawling. We have been tent camping for 4 years now, but sleeping on the ground was getting old. We rented a popup camper, but it had minimal storage for tools, parts, gear etc. I have seen expedition trailers before, but they generally only sleep one or two people. I have two boys and a dog, plus me and the wife to house on our trips. This trailer allows for everything! It is the nicest self assembly kit of any kind I have ever purchased. Everything was tight, I put it together by myself in about 8 hours. The zippers on the doors are marginal at best. The tent material is not like your typical cheap tent. It is heavy. The zippers are like cheap tent zippers and I don't see them holding up to the strength of the material for a long period of time. I added a tongue box, which prevents folding down the front ramp, but it does not hinder setup. I installed a deep cycle battery, solar panels, and inverter. Next up are wheel adapters so I can fit some larger tires. A well built expedition trailer for less than four thousand dollars
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Reviewed by:  from Lifetime Customer. on 11/24/2013
5 Stars
Love It
We recently sold our small camper because it was too much trouble for maintenance and storage. The Sahara actually gives us more space and is more comfortable. It is simple to set up and the quality is great. We set it up before we leave and put all our bedding and clothes inside on the floor of the tent and then we fold the tent down around it. Then we put a tarp over it. When we get to our destination, we just pop it up and everything is already inside the tent. It is better than a camper. Especially if you never use the kitchen inside a camper. This is simple and when not camping, it is a useful trailer for hauling everything. A brilliant idea. Also, customer service is great. We had a few defective parts and they replaced them immediately. We love it!!!
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Reviewed by:  from Lifetime Customer. on 11/24/2013
5 Stars
Excellent Design
In July we ordered the Sahara Tent Trailer. When it arrived, we immediately began putting it together. We found the instructions were easier than any we had ever seen. The parts and pieces went together exactly as specified, they fit together well, hole alignment was excellent. It took us (my wife & I) about 8 hours to complete the process. When we finished the final step by putting the tent up, we discovered that it was the best tent we have ever seen. The material is much heavier than we expected and it is very well made. We have had and still have other tents, but this one is supreme. A week later, we took the Sahara on it's inaugural camping trip. The trailer is well designed too, pulled easily and made carrying our camp gear and 2 kayaks very easy. It is the most comfortable tent we have ever had. I am 6' 2" and had no problem moving around in the tent. The sleeping bunks are well designed even for me at nearly 200 pounds. The tent attracted the attention of quite a few other campers so we had opportunities to brag on it more than once. We absolutely love our Sahara and would recommend it to anyone who is looking for a great camping experience. Thanks Lifetime
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Reviewed by:  from Lifetime Customer. on 11/24/2013
4 Stars
Needs an Addition
The rear gate .... used the most for ingress and egress needs to be wider or so at the end (left when you are standing behind the trailer) to allow more foot space for better stability when entering or leaving the tent. Maybe a removable addition with a step. Other than that ... VERY good program. We really enjoy our Sahara.
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Reviewed by:  from Lifetime Customer. on 11/24/2013
3 Stars
Well engineered, multi-use trailer
Assembly was fairly easy. Very useful for cargo or camping. When camping I carry some storage containers and 2 coolers in the trails. These items much be off loaded before tent setup, adding time to the process. A popup or larger trailer would have it's own storage. On the plus side, I can transport 2 kayaks and mount my bicycle carrier on the trailer. Now, after a little over a year, two of the fiberglass support poles have splintered and the tent has sprung 4 leaks. Hopefully the heavy duty tape and tarp will give me a couple more years of use. It's important to weigh and balance the cargo, giving you a safer more comfortable ride
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Reviewed by:  from Lifetime Customer. on 4/24/2014

This product ships via an ltl freight carrier for a curbside delivery. This type of delivery requires the customer to be present for the delivery to both sign for the shipment and to move the product wherever needed on the delivery property. The driver will not assist with moving the product, so please plan accordingly with sufficient help to move the trailer wherever needed.

For help in preparing for the delivery, below are the approximate shipping weight and shipping dimensions.

  • Shipping weight: about 700 lbs.
  • Shipping dimensions: about 120 inches x 84 inches x 20 inches.

Packaging Specs
Weight: 700 lbs
Dimensions: 126" x 84" x 20"

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