The Ultimate Lineup

  • The Ultimate UTV

    The Ultimate UTV
    In two weeks we are heading to Wyoming for the Ultimate UTV Evaluation. Look through the slideshow to see the eight machines we’ll be evaluating. Which one do you think will become the Ultimate UTV? Join in the discussion.

  • Yamaha Viking

    Yamaha Viking
    The brand new Yamaha Viking is a three-passenger machine powered by a 686-cc. gas engine. The machine features an Ultramatic transmission with dual-range drive and reverse. For a smooth ride, the Viking has independent double wishbone suspension for 8.1 inches of front and rear travel. The assisted dump bed can pack up to 600 pounds while the two-inch receiver hitch is rated to pull 1,500 pounds.

  • Honda Pioneer 700-4

    Honda Pioneer 700-4
    The Pioneer boasts an innovative convertible design so you can use the UTV with 2, 3, or 4 seats. The Pioneer features long-travel suspension with 7.9 inches in front and 9.1 inches in the rear. The new machine uses an automatic transmission with Honda’s fuel-injected 700-cc engine. Load capacity maxes out at 1,000 pounds with towing capacity at 1,500 pounds.

  • Polaris Ranger XP 900

    Polaris Ranger XP 900
    Powered by an 875-cc engine with an automatic transmission, the Ranger can haul a whopping 1,500 pounds and tow 2,000 pounds. The dual a-arm suspension system gives the Ranger 10 inches of travel in both the front and the rear.

  • Kubota

    Kubota is sending a brand new machine out to the evaluation. Unfortunately it is so new that we can’t tell you anything about it yet. Check back after the evaluation for more info.

  • John Deere Gator XUV 825i

    John Deere Gator XUV 825i
    The XUV 825i runs on an 812-cc engine with a continuously variable transmission (CVT). Towing capacity is rated at 1,500 pounds while the hauling limit is 1,000 pounds. Fully independent dual a-arm suspension puts front travel at eight inches and rear at nine inches.

  • John Deere Gator RSX 850i

    John Deere Gator RSX 850i
    The Gator RSX 850i is John Deere’s recreational utility vehicle. An 830-cc engine with a CVT runs this Gator. Fully independent dual a-arm suspension gives the Gator 9 inches of front and rear travel. Four hundred pounds can be hauled in the cargo box and 1,200 pounds can be towed.

  • Bobcat 3400

    Bobcat 3400
    This hard-working utility vehicle uses a two-range transmission with a 902-cc. diesel engine. This is one of the larger, diesel machines we’ll be testing. The 3400 uses a two-range transmission and features a four-wheel independent suspension with 6 inches of travel in the front and rear. The 3400 can haul 1,100 pounds and tow 1,500 pounds.

  • Arctic Cat Prowler 700 HDX

    Arctic Cat Prowler 700 HDX
    The Prowler is a slightly smaller machine with a 695-cc. engine with an automatic CVT. The cargo box can haul up to 1,000 pounds and the hitch can tow up to 1,500 pounds. Front and rear travel is 10 inches with a double a-arm suspension system.

  • Bobcat 3650

    Bobcat 3650
    This machine isn’t officially a part of the evaluation, but we are going to have it out at the ranch to give riders the chance to try it out. The Bobcat 3650 features a hydrostatic drive and delivers versatile attachment capabilities, including PTO-driven attachments. The bucket attachment will be particularly handy as we load the cargo boxes on the other UTVs.

Check out the UTVs we’ll be evaluating.

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