What is the Cheapest Cat 5 Tracker to Buy?

5 Jul 2021 15:19:12

 What is the Cheapest Cat 5 Tracker to Buy?

When it comes to car trackers, Thatcham category 5 trackers are the best on the market. This Thatcham category is the highest level of accreditation possible, so if you decide to buy a Cat 5 tracker, you can be rest assured you’ll be getting a good device. 

You might be wondering why trackers in the same category can vary in price so much? Well although they all come with the same basic features, their pricing also takes into account additional features and brand reputation. 

Here we’ll run through the cheapest Cat 5 trackers available at Trackerfit and what additional features you can get if you spend a little more.


Meta Trak S5 VTS - £299

Meta Trak S5 VTS - £299


With over 40 years of industry experience Meta Trak is the global number 1 provider of telematics technology and one of the largest producers of vehicle safety, security and info systems in the world.

The Meta Trak S5 VTShas sophisticated tracking technology combined with an easy-to-use app. ​It comes with the following features:

  • UK & European coverage included as standard

  • Live tracking

  • 24/7 control room monitoring

  • Instant alerts to your phone

  • Low vehicle battery alert

  • Service, privacy & transport modes

  • Thatcham S5 TQA & Insurance Company approved

  • Location on demand via PC, laptop or smartphone

  • Free Android or iOS Apps available

  • Journey history & score

  • Geofencing

  • 2 x Automatic Driver Recognition (ADR) tags


ScorpionTrack DRIVER S5-VTS - £399 down from £799

ScorpionTrack DRIVER S5-VTS - £399 down from £799

ScorpianTrack is another great company with excellent recovery rates. Their Driver S5-VTS is on sale on our website at the moment, with a whopping £400 off! That makes it the second cheapest tracker on our list. 

For just £100 more than the Meta trak S5 VTS, the ScorpionTrack DRIVER S5-VTS brings with it a lot of great features, including:


  • GPS, GLONASS & Galileo accurate to within 10 metres

  • European coverage included as standard

  • 365/24-7 monitoring

  • 28 day health check

  • Tow away alert

  • Tamper alert

  • Low vehicle battery text alert

  • Privacy mode

  • Thatcham TQA & Insurance Company approved

  • Transferable from one vehicle to another

  • Online paperless registration & account management

  • Waterproof application available for plant and agricultural vehicles

  • Suitable for 12 volt or 24 volt vehicles

  • 3 year warranty

  • Flexible Subscription Options

  • Location on demand via PC, laptop or smartphone

  • Free Android or iOS Apps available

  • Journey History, Geofence Alerts, Private/Business Mileage, Driver Behaviour & more

  • 2 x Automatic Driver Recognition (ADR) tags

  • ADR tag low battery alerts

  • ADR tag replaceable battery (CR2032)

  • Optional Remote starter lock

  • Optional ADR starter lock

This tracker has lots of optional additions that will improve your vehicle’s security ever further!


Vodafone Protect + Connect 5 - £549 down from £1,199

Vodafone Protect + Connect 5 - £549 down from £1,199

A great thing about the Vodafone Protect + Connect 5 is that it’s transferable between models, and is suitable for high end cars. Other special features include GSM jamming detection and remote engine immobilisation, giving your car the best possible protection. 

Now the price is much higher than the tracking devices listed above, but it’s another item on sale at the moment with over 50% off! 

The full list of features include:

  • Transferable 

  • 3 year warranty 

  • Approved by Lamborghini, Bentley, Hummer, Bugatti, Ferrari, Maserati, Porsche, Audi, VW, Seat, Renault, Alfa Romeo, Nissan, Skoda, & Mitsubishi

  • Automatic Driver Recognition (ADR)

  • Protects vehicle from key theft

  • GPS and GSM jamming detection

  • Thatcham 'CAT5 / S5' accredited

  • European coverage (36 European countries plus Russia and South Africa)

  • European Police liaisonMotion sensing alert - detects unauthorised movement

  • Remote Engine Immobilisation

  • Optional real time vehicle location via a simple password protected web applicationPinpoint GPS tracking (accurate to within 10 metres)

  • International GSM coverageTow-away alert & Tamper-alert

  • Battery back-up

  • 3 Year Warranty

So, if you’re looking for a tracker that will improve the security of your car for as little money as possible, the Meta Trak S5 VTS is a great option for you.

However, if you’re willing to spend a little more and want your tracker to come with some more impressive features, consider the ScorpionTrack DRIVER S5-VTS

If you value getting a great deal more than a slightly cheaper price, we definitely recommend going for the Vodafone Protect + Connect 5. It has every feature you could want from a tracking device offering the ultimate protection for your greatest asset. Be sure to snap it up before our sale ends! 


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