BUYER’S GUIDE: 2014 UTVS

If there is global warming, it might be from the molten hotness of the UTV market, and 2014 will get even hotter. Arctic Cat unleashes its Wildcat 1000 and Wildcat 4 with a new X package to surpass the LTD, plus it unveils an all-new 50-inch Wildcat and Prowler 500 in XT and three HDX versions. Can-Am unleashes its Mud Racer and Cross-Country Maverick 1000s with EPS, in addition to the four-seat Maverick Max 1000 X rs DPS. Polaris goes big with the RZR XP 1000 EPS-LE, RZR 800 XC (cross-country), Ranger XP 900 Crew, and the all-new Ranger 570 and 570 Crew. Kawasaki gives the Teryx4 more displacement and replaces the Teryx 750FI with a T4-based Teryx 800, while Yamaha replaces the Rhino with its all-new Viking. Honda replaces its Big Red with the all-new Pioneer 700 and Pioneer 4, and Kymco introduces its UXV 700I in five versions. Counting model packages, there are 115 ways to fly for fun or profit! o

Abbreviations: ACS = Air Controlled Suspension, ADC = Active Descent Control, AWD = All Wheel Drive, CG = Center of Gravity, CVT = Continuously Variable Transmission, EBS = Engine Braking System, EFI = Electronic Fuel Injection, EPS = Electronic Power Steering, EV = Electric Vehicle, GC = Ground Clearance, H-D = Heavy Duty, HP = Horsepower, IRS = Independent Rear Suspension, ITC = Intelligent Throttle Control, LSV = Low Speed Vehicle, MPH = Miles Per Hour, MUV = Multi-Use Vehicle, OHV = Overhead Valve, PMM = Pure Magnesium Metallic, PPC = Polaris Pursuit Camo, RPM = Revs Per Minute, ROPS = Roll Over Protection System, TTI = Torsional Trailing-arm Independent, XC = Cross Country

Models not produced for 2014: Honda Big Red MUV, Kawasaki Teryx 750 and Sport/SE, Mule 4010 Diesel and Diesel Trans4x4; Polaris RZR XP900 Jagged X LE, Ranger 500 & 500 Crew; Yamaha Rhino 700FI & SE; John Deere 855D, 825i and 625i.

EXTREME-PERFORMANCE SPORT UTV

ARCTIC CAT WILDCAT 1000X
For 2014, the Wildcats get a revised brake pedal for more aggressive braking, and the X gets new steering geometry and dual-piston front-brake calipers. There’s also a race-inspired Team Rapid-response clutch and lighter crankshaft for the 951cc V-twin engine, plus new color choices.

Motor type 951cc 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin
Transmission Team CVT w/EBS & rev.
Drive system 2WD, 4WD, 4WD w/diff-lock
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/17”
Rear 5-link trailing arm/18”
Brakes: fr/rr Hydraulic discs/hydraulic discs
Fuel capacity 8.8 gal.
Towing capacity N/A
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 124”/64”/65.8”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 27x9R14/27x11R14
Claimed dry weight 1,357 lb.
Colors Arctic Green, Vibrant Red, Viper Blue
Price $18,499

ARCTIC CAT WILDCAT 1000 LTD
The 2014 Limited sports front and rear aluminum bumpers and dual-rate springs for the Fox Podium shocks. Like the X, it gets race-inspired, two-tone seats, but it gets Duro Kaden tires instead of Bighorns. All Wildcats have EPS and LED head- and taillights.

Motor type 951cc 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin
Transmission CVT w/EBS & rev.
Drive system 2WD, 4WD, 4WD w/diff-lock
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/17”
Rear 5-link trailing arm/18”
Brakes: fr/rr Hydraulic discs/hydraulic discs
Fuel capacity 8.8 gal.
Towing capacity N/A
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 120”/64”/65.8”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 26x9R14/26x11R14
Claimed dry weight 1,345 lb.
Colors Arctic Green, Orange Metallic
Price $17,699

ARCTIC CAT WILDCAT 1000
Even the bare-bones Wildcat gets automotive-style paint, EPS, tilt steering, compression-adjustable Fox Podium shocks, and 17 inches of front travel and 18 inches in back with a five-link system. Twin fans assist cooling the bed-mounted radiators and 951cc EFI engine.

Motor type 951cc 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin
Transmission CVT w/EBS & rev.
Drive system 2WD, 4WD, 4WD w/diff-lock
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/17”
Rear 5-link trailing arm/18”
Brakes: fr/rr Hydraulic discs/hydraulic discs
Fuel capacity 8.8 gal.
Towing capacity N/A
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 120”/64”/65.8”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 26x9R14/26x11R14
Claimed dry weight 1,335
Colors Arctic Green/Black, Orange Metallic
Price $16,999

CAN-AM MAVERICK 1000X MR
Fox air-assist HPG piggyback shocks allow mud racers to set ride height, and 30-inch Gorilla Silverback tires ride on ITP SS312 14-inch wheels. The engine intake duct sits on the dash, while CVT inlet and outlet snorkels snake along the rear cage tubes. The CVT is tuned for mud and has a mud-ready cover with drain, and EPS and a Warn two-ton winch are standard.

Motor type 976cc, 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.& EBS
Drive system 2WD/4WD/Visco-Lok
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/14”
Rear Trailing-arm/14”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual-disc/dual-discs
Fuel capacity 10.0 gal.
Towing capacity None
Bed capacity 200 lb.
Length/width/height 118.8”/64”/74.2”
Tire sizes: fr/rr AT27x9-12/AT27x9-12
Claimed dry weight 1295 lb.
Colors Yellow/black
Price $21,499


CAN-AM MAVERICK 1000X XC DPS
BRP has the cross-country racer covered with its new X xc Maverick, which has shorter Fox 2.0 suspension, a narrower 60-inch stance, Bighorn 2.0 tires on center-less 12-inch beadlock wheels, tri-mode EPS, custom steering wheel, and X-package graphics.

Motor type 976cc, 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.& EBS
Drive system 2WD/4WD/Visco-Lok
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/10”
Rear 5-link trailing-arm/10”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual-disc/dual-discs
Fuel capacity 10.0 gal.
Towing capacity None
Bed capacity 200 lb.
Length/width/height 118.8”/60”/74.2”
Tire sizes: fr/rr AT27x9-12/AT27x9-12
Claimed dry weight 1295 lb.
Colors Yellow/black, White/red
Price $18,299, White $18,399


CAN-AM MAVERICK 1000R, X RS & DPS
To get 101 horsepower, BRP went to bigger 31mm intake and 36.5mm exhaust valves, hotter cams and 121 compression on its 976cc, V-twin. The X rs comes with high-end Fox Podium piggyback shocks and sporty X-package graphics, and the DPS version sports BRP’s tri-mode EPS.

Motor type 976cc, 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.& EBS
Drive system 2WD/4WD/Visco-Lok
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/14”
Rear 5-link trailing-arm/14”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual-disc/dual-discs
Fuel capacity 10.0 gal.
Towing capacity None
Bed capacity 200 lb.
Length/width/height 118.8”/64”/74.2”
Tire sizes: fr/rr AT27x9-12/AT27x9-12
Claimed dry weight 1295 lb.
Colors Yellow, white, red, X rs Yellow/black, white/red
Price $16,299; X rs, $17,799–$17,899, DPS, $????


CAN-AM COMMANDER 1000, DPS & XT
BRP expands the Commander 1000R into six packages with the bare-bones base in red and a new rear diff and cockpit seals. DPS adds tri-mode EPS, Visco-Lok QE front diff and 27-inch Bighorn 2.0 tires on 14-inch cast-aluminum wheels, and the XT packages adds 3D gauges, a 4000-pound winch, bed rails, mud guards, steering wheel, and an HD front bumper.

Motor type 976cc, 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.& EBS
Drive system 2WD/4WD/Visco-Lok
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/10”
Rear Trailing-arm/10”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual-disc/disc
Fuel capacity 10 gal.
Towing capacity 1,500 lb.
Bed capacity 600 lb.
Length/width/height 118.3”/58.6”/72”
Tire sizes: fr/rr AT27x9-12/AT27x9-12
Claimed dry weight 1295 lb.
Colors Viper Red, DPS Yellow, XT Yellow, red, camo, PPM
Price $13,099; DPS, $14,199; XT, $15,799–$16,649


CAN-AM COMMANDER 1000XT-P, XTP-TT & LTD
New for 2014, the Commander XT-P has all the XT-package features, plus back paint with yellow accents, and the TT package adds ????. The Limited has all this, plus ACS Fox HPG shocks, half windshield, roof, rear net, custom steering wheel, Garmin GPS and a sound system with four speakers.

Motor type 976cc, 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.& EBS
Drive system 2WD/4WD/Visco-Lok
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/10”
Rear Trailing-arm/10”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual-disc/disc
Fuel capacity 10 gal.
Towing capacity 1,500 lb.
Bed capacity 600 lb.
Length/width/height 118.3”/58.6”/72”
Tire sizes: fr/rr AT27x9-12/AT27x9-12
Claimed dry weight 1295 lb.
Colors Yellow/black, LTD PPM, Pearl White
Price XT-P, $15,799; TT, $19,599; LTD, $20,299


POLARIS RANGER RZR XP 1000 EPS-LE
Stroke the XP 900 engine to 999cc, add 48mm EFI throttle bodies to produce 107 horsepower and upgrade the driveline by 80 percent and you get the heart of the XP 1000. The round-tube frame has a 90-inch wheelbase, and Walker Evans Racing needle shocks provide 16 inches of front travel and 18 inches using new trailing arms in back with 29-inch Bighorns.

Motor type 999cc liquid-cooled, DOHC, 8-valve EFI twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.
Drive system 4WD/2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/16”
Rear 3-link trailing arm/18”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 9.5 gal.
Towing capacity N/A
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 119.4”/64”/73.75”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 29×9-14/29×12-14
Claimed dry weight 1,379 lb.
Colors White Lightning, Titanium Matte Metallic
Price $19,999


POLARIS RANGER RZR XP 900 & EPS-LE
The XP 900 comes in Indy Red for 2014, and the EPS-LE is Orange Madness for $1800 more. While the 900 is $4000 less than the 1000, it’s still scary fast and weighs 189 pounds less for faster cornering, and there’s less body roll due to less travel. Steering is light, and the EPS-LE fights impacts to the steering wheel for more comfort.

Motor type 875cc liquid-cooled, DOHC, 8-valve EFI twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.
Drive system 4WD/2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/13.5”
Rear 3-link trailing arm/14”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual disc/dual disc
Fuel capacity 7.25 gal.
Towing capacity N/A
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 108.4”/64”/73”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 27×9-12/27×12-12
Claimed dry weight 1,190 lb.
Colors Indy Red, LE Orange Madness
Price $15,999; LE, $17,799


JOHN DEERE RSX850I, TRAIL & SPORT
A claimed 62 horsepower propels the RSX850I to 53 mph, and travel is 9 inches all around, with semi-trailing rear IRS arms and front/rear swaybars. Trail models have a roof, winch, half windscreen, bumpers, bed rails and 26-inch Bighorn 2.0s on 14-inch aluminum wheels. Sport models trade the roof for a more aggressive front bumper and yellow wheels.

Motor type 839cc liquid-cooled, DOHC, 8-valve EFI twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.
Drive system 4WD/2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/9.0”
Rear IRS semi-trailing arm/9.0”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 7.4 gal.
Towing capacity 1,200 lb.
Bed capacity 400 lb.
Length/width/height 115”/56.5”/73.5”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 26×8-14/26×12-14
Claimed dry weight 1,360 lb.
Colors Green/yellow, olive/black, camo
Price $12,999; Trail, $14.999; Sport, $15,499


CAN-AM COMMANDER 800, DPS, XT & XT-TT
Commanders get a new, quieter rear diff and Eco-mode ignition for 2014. DPS package adds tri-mode EPS, Visco-Lok QE front diff, and 27-inch Bighorn 2.0 tires on 14-inch cast-aluminum wheels, plus yellow plastic. XT package adds 3D gauges, a 4000-pound winch, an H-D front bumper, bed rails, mud guards and three color choices.

Motor type 799.9cc, 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.& EBS
Drive system 2WD/4WD/Visco-Lok
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/10”
Rear Trailing-arm/10”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual-disc/disc
Fuel capacity 10 gal.
Towing capacity 1,300 lb.
Bed capacity 500 lb.
Length/width/height 118.3”/58.6”/72”
Tire sizes: fr/rr AT27x9-12/AT27x9-12
Claimed dry weight 1287 lb.
Colors Red, DPS Yellow, XT yellow, camo, PPM, TT PPM
Price $11,799; DPS, $12,899; XT, $14,999-$15,349;
TT, $17,499


POLARIS RANGER RZR S 800 & LE
The RZR Sand (or Sport) comes in a base version with Indy Red plastic and IRS suspension with a foot of travel, and the high-output, 760cc, inline twin propels it 0–30 mph in 3.8 seconds. Two Limited Editions sport EPS, two-tone matching seats and suspension components painted to match the graphics package.

Motor type 760cc liquid-cooled, pushrod EFI I-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.
Drive system 4WD/2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/12”
Rear Dual A-arm/12”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 7.25 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 104”/60.5”/70.5”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 26×9-12/26×11-12
Claimed dry weight 1,029 lb.
Colors Indy red, LEs White Lightning, Stealth Black
Price $12,699; LE, $14,999


POLARIS RANGER RZR 800, CAMO & EPS LE
The original 50-inch RZR with on-demand AWD is still a hot seller for exploring Forest Service trails, and the base model comes in Indy Red or Polaris Pursuit Camo ($700 more). Limited Editions sport EPS, two-tone seats and graphics and paint matching the bodywork paint.

Motor type 760cc liquid-cooled, pushrod EFI twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.
Drive system 4WD/2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/9”
Rear Dual A-arm/9.5”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 7.25 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 102”/50”/69”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 25×8-12/25×10-12
Claimed dry weight 953 lb.
Colors Indy Red, PPC, LEs Blue Fire, Orange
Madness/black
Price $11,499, Camo $12,199, LEs $13,299


POLARIS RANGER RZR 800 XC EDITION
Walker Evans Racing premium shocks; 26-inch Bighorn 2.0 tires on trick-looking, wide-offset, 14-inch wheels; and EPS give the Cross-Country-edition RZR more agility in the woods. The XC also has PRP Racing seats for more comfort at speed and a matte-black stealth look.

Motor type 760cc liquid-cooled, pushrod EFI twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.
Drive system 4WD/2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/9”
Rear Dual A-arm/9.5”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 7.25 gal.
Towing capacity 1,500 lb.
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 102”/55”/69”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 26×9-14/26×11-14
Claimed dry weight 1,100 lb.
Colors Matte Black
Price $15,299


KAWASAKI TERYX 800FI, CAMO & LE
Sharing its frame with the Teryx4, the new 800 has rear storage and a dumping bed instead of rear seats, and it comes with four Fox Podium X piggyback shocks with 8 inches of travel. Limited Editions come with Kawasaki’s EPS and automotive paint.

Motor type 783cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.& EBS
Drive system 2WD, 4WD, diff-lock 4WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/8.0”
Rear Dual A-arm/8.3”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual-disc/multi-disc
Fuel capacity 7.9 gal.
Towing capacity 1,300 lb.
Bed capacity 600 lb.
Length/width/height 117.3”/61.6”/74.8”
Tire sizes: fr/rr AT26x9-12/AT26x11-12
Claimed curb weight 1,523–1,552 lb.
Colors Vibrant Blue, Realtree APG-HD, LE Candy Lime
Green
Price $12,999, Camo $14,299, LE $14,999


POLARIS RANGER RZR 570 & TRAIL LE
MSRP increased on the base RZR 570 by $300, and the 50-inch RZR rips with its 567cc, ProStar, DOHC, single engine that produces 45 horsepower and does 0–30 mph in 4 seconds. The Trail LE comes in Blue Fire for ’14, and it sports EPS, EBS/ADC, matching seats and graphics, and Versatrak rear diff. Both versions have front/rear swaybars.

Motor type 567cc liquid-cooled, EFI single
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.
Drive system 4WD/2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/9”
Rear Dual A-arm/9.5”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual disc/dual disc
Fuel capacity 7.25 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 103”/50”/69”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 25×8-12/25×10-12
Claimed dry weight 992 lb.
Colors Indy Red, LE Blue Fire
Price $10,299; LE, $12,299

 

FOUR-SEAT EXTREME-PERFORMANCE UTVs


ARCTIC CAT WILDCAT 4X
Introduced as a 2013 1⁄2, the four-seat Wildcat X has 29 inches added to the length and wheelbase (124 inches) for the two extra color-matched seats, and it gets the X engine package with 10.51 compression and high-lift cams for 90-plus horsepower. Fox Podium X shocks deliver 17 inches of front travel and 18 rear, and the X has 27-inch Bighorn 2.0 tires instead of 26s.

Motor type 951cc 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin
Transmission CVT w/EBS & rev.
Drive system 2WD, 4WD, 4WD w/diff-lock
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/17”
Rear 5-link trailing arm/18”
Brakes: fr/rr Hydraulic discs/hydraulic discs
Fuel capacity 8.8 gal.
Towing capacity N/A
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 157”/64”/70.5”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 27x9R14/27x11R14
Claimed dry weight 1,558 lb.
Colors Arctic Green, Vibrant Red, Viper Blue Metallic
Price $20,999


ARCTIC CAT WILDCAT 4 LTD & 4
The Limited has the same Fox Podium X shocks as the X and heavy-duty bumpers, but the 14-inch aluminum rims have 26-inch Duro Kaden tires, and LTDs have heavy-duty aluminum bumpers matching the race-inspired bucket seats and graphics. All Wildcats have EPS and a steering cable instead of the stem or column.

Motor type 951cc 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin
Transmission CVT w/EBS & rev.
Drive system 2WD, 4WD, 4WD w/diff-lock
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/17”
Rear 5-link trailing arm/18”
Brakes: fr/rr Hydraulic discs/hydraulic discs
Fuel capacity 8.8 gal.
Towing capacity N/A
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 149”(LTD 157”)/64”/70.5”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 26x9R14/26x11R14
Claimed dry weight 1,536; LTD, 1,546 lb.
Colors Arctic Green, Orange Metallic
Price $19,599; LTD, $20,299


CAN-AM MAVERICK 1000R MAX & X RS DPS MAX
Fox Podium X 2.0 piggyback shocks provide 14 inches of travel all around, and large two-puck calipers squeeze 220mm front and 214mm rear rotors with 27-inch Bighorn 2.0 tires on 12-inch cast-aluminum wheels. X rs DPS adds EPS, Visco-Lok QE front diff, high-end Fox 2.5 Podium X shocks, and 12-inch beadlock wheels, plus X-package graphics.

Motor type 976cc, 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.& EBS
Drive system 2WD/4WD/Visco-Lok
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/14”
Rear 5-link trailing-arm/14”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual-disc/dual-disc
Fuel capacity 10 gal.
Towing capacity None
Bed capacity 150 lb.
Length/width/height 148”/64”/78”
Tire sizes: fr/rr AT27x9-12/AT27x9-12
Claimed dry weight 1,547 lb.
Colors Yellow, red, X RS Yellow/Black, white/red, red
Price $18,299, X RS DPS $20,799-$21,699


CAN-AM COMMANDER 1000R MAX DPS & XT
A new frame adds 29.5 inches to the Commander to give the Max stadium seating for rear passengers, and tri-mode EPS eases steering, while a new rear diff reduces noise. The XT package adds 3D gauges, a 4000-pound winch, bed rails, H-D XT front bumper, mud guards, and three color choices.

Motor type 976cc, 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.& EBS
Drive system 2WD/4WD/Visco-Lok
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/10”
Rear Trailing-arm/10”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual-disc/dual-disc
Fuel capacity 10 gal.
Towing capacity 1,500 lb.
Bed capacity 200 lb.
Length/width/height 147.8”/58.6”/75.4”
Tire sizes: fr/rr AT27x9-14/AT27x9-14
Claimed dry weight 1,635 lb.
Colors DPS Yellow, red, XT Yellow, PPM, camo
Price $16,199; XT, $17,799–$18,649


POLARIS RANGER RZR XP-4 1000 EPS-LE
Polaris unleashes the XP 4 1000 with the same 107-horsepower, 999cc ProStar twin engine, 29-inch Bighorn 2.0 tires and WER anti-bottoming needle shocks as the two-seat 1000, but tuned for 1596 pounds plus passengers. Wheelbase is 27 inches longer to make more room for the extra two race-inspired, two-toned seats and half doors.

Motor type 999cc liquid-cooled, DOHC, 8-valve EFI twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.
Drive system 4WD/2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/16”
Rear 3-link trailing arm/18”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 9.5 gal.
Towing capacity 1,500 lb.
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 146”/64”/73.75”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 29×9-14/29×12-14
Claimed dry weight 1,596 lb.
Colors White Lightning, Titanium Matte Metallic
Price $21,499


POLARIS RANGER RZR XP 4 900 EPS-LE
The XP 4 900 is only available as an EPS Limited Edition for ’14, and there is no Jagged X EPS LE, either. The 875cc ProStar twin produces 88 horsepower, and AWD only engages the front diff when it senses rear-tire spin. It sports two-tone LE seats and painted suspension components and graphics.

Motor type 875cc liquid-cooled, DOHC, 8-valve EFI twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.
Drive system 4WD/2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/13.5”
Rear 3-link trailing arm/14”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 7.25 gal.
Towing capacity N/A
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 134.4”/64”/77”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 27×9-12/27×12-12
Claimed dry weight 1,390 lb.
Colors Orange Madness
Price $19,599


POLARIS RZR-4 800 EPS-LE
The 760cc twin produces 53 horsepower, and 26 inches was added to the RZR S chassis to create the RZR 4, which is only available as an EPS-LE for ’14. Black plastic and seats are accented with VooDoo Blue cage and suspension arms and white shock springs.

Motor type 760cc liquid-cooled, pushrod EFI I-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.
Drive system 4WD/2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/12”
Rear Dual A-arm/12”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 7.25 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 130”/60.5”/70.5”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 26×9-12/26×12-12
Claimed dry weight 1,255 lb.
Colors Stealth Black
Price $15,999


KAWASAKI TERYX4 800FI, CAMO & EPS-LE
Fox Podium X piggyback shocks have 24-position compression-damping adjusters, and all T4 models come with 12-inch rims and 26-inch Bighorn 2.0 tires. The V-twin has 85mm pistons, 69mm stroke, 10.71 compression and two 36mm EFI throttle bodies. Camo and Limited Edition Teryx4s come with EPS

Motor type 783cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.& EBS
Drive system 2WD, 4WD, diff-lock 4WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/8.0”
Rear Dual A-arm/8.3”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual-disc/multi-disc
Fuel capacity 7.9 gal.
Towing capacity 1,300 lb.
Bed capacity 249 lb.
Length/width/height 124.8”/61.6”/77.3”
Tire sizes: fr/rr AT26x9-12/AT26x11-12
Claimed curb weight 1,567 lb.
Colors Sunrise Yellow, Realtree APG-HD, LE Candy
Burnt Orange, Candy Lime Green
Price $15,799; Camo. $16,299; LE, $16,999


YAMAHA VIKING 700FI, CAMO & EPS
Yamaha upgrades the old Rhino engine with more power and compression to power the all-new Viking three-seat UTV. Almost an inch more travel and a 62-inch width up the sport factor, while new doors and an all-new cabin upgrade utility comfort and function. Top speed is 51–52 mph, and the Viking tows and carries more cargo.

Motor type 686cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC single
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.
Drive system 2WD/4WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/8.1”
Rear Dual A-arm/8.1”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual-disc/dual-discs
Fuel capacity 9.7 gal.
Towing capacity 1,500 lb.
Bed capacity 600 lb.
Length/width/height 122”/61.8”/74.1”
Tire sizes: fr/rr AT25x8-12/AT25x10-12
Claimed curb weight 1,342 lb.
Colors Hunter Green, Steel Blue, red, Realtree
AP Camo
Price $11,499; camo, $12,249;
EPS, $12,499–$13,249
HIGH-PERFORMANCE/RECREATION-UTILITY UTVs


ARCTIC CAT PROWLER XTZ1000 EPS
The 951cc V-twin also powers the Wildcat, and Ryde-FX shocks deliver 10 inches of travel all around. The ROPS cage is Baja-inspired with a rear-view mirror, side supports and strengthening gussets. Available in red paint for 2014, the XTZ was reduced by $1000!

Motor type 951cc 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin
Transmission CVT w/EBS & rev.
Drive system 2WD, 4WD, 4WD w/diff-lock
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/10”
Rear Dual A-arm/10”
Brakes: fr/rr Hydraulic disc
Fuel capacity 8.2 gal.
Towing capacity 1,500 lb.
Bed capacity 600 lb.
Length/width/height 118.75”/61.5”/79”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 27x9R14/27x11R14
Claimed dry weight 1,315 lb.
Colors Vibrant Red Metallic
Price $14,999


POLARIS RANGER XP 900
New last year, the XP 900 uses a detuned ProStar engine with 60 horsepower and extra cooling capacity for the CVT belt and clutches. An all-new Ranger chassis with the Pro-Fit cabin and cage system for accessories was designed for a smooth ride and easy upkeep. The bench seat accommodates three adults, and the non-EPS XP comes in three colors.

Motor type 875cc liquid-cooled, 8-valve EFI I-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.
Drive system 4WD/2WD/1WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/10.6”
Rear Dual A-arm/10”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 10 gal.
Towing capacity 2,000 lb.
Bed capacity 1,000 lb.
Length/width/height 116.5”/60”/76”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 25×10-12/25×11-12
Claimed dry weight 1,360 lb.
Colors Sage Green, Sunset Red, PPC
Price $13,199; Camo, $13,999


POLARIS RANGER XP 900 EPS & EPS-LE
No less than six EPS versions of the XP 900 await 2014 buyers, with the Sage Green and Solar Red models selling for $1000 more than the non-EPS 900s. There are also four Limited Editions—Sunset Red, White Lightning, Titanium Matte Metallic and Browning, with automotive paint and matching trim, or Polaris’ camo, winch and gun scabbards.

Motor type 875cc liquid-cooled, EFI I-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.
Drive system 4WD/2WD/1WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/10.6”
Rear Dual A-arm/10”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 10 gal.
Towing capacity 2,000 lb.
Bed capacity 1,000 lb.
Length/width/height 1166.5”/60”/76”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 25×10-12/25×11-12
Claimed dry weight 1,360 lb.
Colors Green, Red, Ti Matte, Sunset Red,
White Lightning, Browning PPC
Price $14,199–$14,999; Browning, $15,799


CFMOTO ZFORCE & UFORCE 800:
CFMoto makes a sport and utility 800 that use the X8 ATV V-twin engine with two 91mm pistons, four-valve heads and s Delphi EFI for a claimed 62-plus horsepower. The ZForce has ergonomic seats with armrests, LED lights and a tilt steering wheel, plus an 80-inch wheelbase. The UForce has a standard roof, doors and 3000-pound winch (options on the ZForce).

Motor type 799cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-Twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.& EBS
Drive system 2WD/4WD/4WD front diff-lock
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/9.5”
Rear Dual A-arm/9.1”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual-disc/dual-disc
Fuel capacity 7.13 gal.
Towing capacity 1,500 lb.
Bed capacity 286 lb.
Length/width/height 117”/56.3”/74.2”
Tire sizes: fr/rr AT26x9-14/AT26x11-14
Claimed dry weight Z, 1212 lbs.; U, 1225.8 lb.
Colors Black, red, gray, UForce Gray, orange, black,
camo
Price $9,999; UForce, $9,999


POLARIS RANGER 800, CAMO & EPS-LE
The Ranger 800 returns in Sage Green or Polaris Pursuit Camo (for $700 more), and the Sunset Red EPS Limited Edition is $13,299. The full-size 800 has aggressive styling like the XP 900 but has an inch less travel, 100 pounds less weight and 10-percent-smaller fuel tank.

Motor type 760cc liquid-cooled, EFI I-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.
Drive system 4WD/2WD/1WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/9.6”
Rear Dual A-arm/9”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 9 gal.
Towing capacity 2,000 lb.
Bed capacity 1,000 lb.
Length/width/height 114”/60”/76”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 25×10-12/25×11-12
Claimed dry weight 1257 lb.
Colors Sage Green, PPC, EPS-LE Sunset Red
Price $11,599; Camo, $12,299; LE, $13,299


POLARIS MIDSIZE RANGER 800, CAMO & LE
Combine the 760cc EFI twin engine with the old 500 frame and you get the mid-sized 800, which fits inside a pick-up bed. The engine makes 54 horsepower, and the rear diff has a Turf mode for turning without damaging plant life. It tows 1500 pounds or hauls 1000.

Motor type 760cc liquid-cooled, EFI I-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.
Drive system 4WD/2WD/1WD
Suspension/travel:
Front McPherson strut/8”
Rear Dual A-arm/9”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 9 gal.
Towing capacity 1,500 lb.
Bed capacity 1,000 lb.
Length/width/height 114”/60”/76”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 25×10-12/25×11-12
Claimed dry weight 1,237 lb.
Colors Sage Green, PPC, LE Gold Mist
Price $10,499; Camo, $10,999; LE, $12,199


ARCTIC CAT PROWLER XTX700 EPS & CAMO
The 695cc engine has a 102mm bore, 85mm stroke and EFI, and the 4WD system has a locking front diff and EPS. Duro Kaden tires and 14-inch aluminum two-tone wheels are stopped by four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes. MSRP was reduced $400–$500 for 2014!

Motor type 695cc 4-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC single
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/EBS & rev.
Drive system 2WD, 4WD, 4WD w/diff-lock
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/10”
Rear Dual A-arm/10”
Brakes: fr/rr Hydraulic disc
Fuel capacity 8.2 gal.
Towing capacity 1,500 lb.
Bed capacity 600 lb.
Length/width/height 118.8”/61.5”/76.25”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 26×9-14/26×11-14
Claimed dry weight 1,251
Colors Viper Blue, Arctic Green Metallic,
Advantage Timber
Price $13,299; Camo, $13,599

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ARCTIC CAT PROWLER HDX700 EPS LTD & CAMO
The HDX700 has a 10-inch-longer wheelbase than the XTX for hauling more cargo in the convertible, 1000-pound-capacity dump bed. Fox Float coil-over shocks tune the ride for heavy loads, and EPS lightens steering and dampens the shocks to either front wheel.

Motor type 695cc 4-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC Single
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/EBS & rev.
Drive system 2WD/4WD/diff-lock
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/10”
Rear Dual A-arm/10”
Brakes: fr/rr Hydraulic disc
Fuel capacity 8.2 gal.
Towing capacity 1,500 lb.
Bed capacity 1,000 lb.
Length/width/height 129”/60”/76.5”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 26×9-14/26×11-14
Claimed dry weight 1,363
Colors Vibrant Red or Emerald Green Metallic,
Advantage Timber
Price $13,699; Camo, $13,999


HONDA PIONEER 700 & PIONEER 4
Honda replaces Big Red with the Pioneer 700 and Pioneer 4, and both share the 675cc Rincon-based engine with three-speed transmission and a top speed of 43 mph. The Pioneer 4 has 28mm more length for the convertible rear seats and weighs 135 pounds more than the economy Pioneer 700. Camo costs $600 more on either model.

Motor type 675cc liquid-cooled OHV Single
Transmission Auto-style 3-spd w/rev.
Drive system 4WD/2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/5.9”
Rear Dual A-arm/7.1”
Brakes: fr/rr Hydraulic discs/disc
Fuel capacity 7.9 gal.
Towing capacity 1,500 lb.
Bed capacity 1,000 lb.
Length/width/height 114.7”/64”/76.9”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 25×10-12/25×10-12
Claimed curb weight 1,261 lb., P-4 1,396 lb.
Colors Red, olive, Natural Gear Camo
Price $9,999; P-4, $11,699; Camo, $12,299


KYMCO 700I UXV SP, LE & HE
The SP sports 26-inch tires on 14-inch rims, holder for the spare Kenda Bounty Hunter, roof, four-LED light bar, Kaifa shocks, half windscreen, two-tone seats and H-D bumpers. The LE has a full windshield, top and soft enclosure, 3000-pound winch, bumpers and silver paint, while the Hunter Edition has a True Timber Conceal camo wrap, half-screen, front cargo rack, bumpers and roof.

Motor type 695cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled DOHC single
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.
Drive system 2WD, 4WD, 4WD diff-lock
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/7.5”
Rear Dual A-arm/7.5”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual-disc/disc
Fuel capacity 8.45 gal.
Towing capacity 1,212 lb.
Bed capacity 440 lb.
Length/width/height 113”/59”/72.8”
Tire sizes: fr/rr AT25x8-12/AT25x10-12
Claimed dry weight 1157 lb.; LE, 1188 lb.; SP 1310 lb.
Colors Green, red, black, orange, LE Metallic Silver,
SP Black
Price HE/LE, $11,399; SP, $11,599


KYMCO 700I UXV & TURF
The 695cc single makes a claimed 45 horsepower with its 102mm piston, 85mm stroke and 38mm EFI throttle body, and Rhino fans will notice the resemblance to Yamahas and enjoy the locking front diff. The Turf UXV sports unlocking front and rear differentials for use on sensitive terrain.

Motor type 695cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled DOHC Single
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.
Drive system 2WD, 4WD, 4WD Diff-lock
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/7.5”
Rear Dual A-arm/7.5”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual-disc/disc
Fuel capacity 8.45 gal.
Towing capacity 1,212 lb.
Bed capacity 440 lb.
Length/width/height 113”/59”/72.8”
Tire sizes: fr/rr AT25x8-12/AT25x10-12
Claimed dry weight 1,137 lb.
Colors Green, red, blue, orange, Turf Green
Price $10,099; Turf, $10,599


CFMOTO ZFORCE 600 & 600EX:
We tested the EX in June ’13, and the 594cc engine is claimed to produce 33.5 horsepower, with EFI and 10:1 compression. The suspension works well, with 11 inches of front travel and 10.2 inches in back. A roof and 3000-pound winch are standard only on the 600EX and optional on the 600, bringing MSRP to $8449.

Motor type 593cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC Single
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.& EBS
Drive system 2WD/4WD/4WD front diff-lock
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/11.0”
Rear Trailing-arm/10.2”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual-disc/dual-disc
Fuel capacity 7.13 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 220 lb.
Length/width/height 113.3”/56.3”/74.9”
Tire sizes: fr/rr AT26x9-14/AT26x11-14
Claimed dry weight 1,091 lb.; EX, 1,168 lb.
Colors Black, gray, white, blue, red, EX Black, gray,
white/red
Price $7,999; EX, $9,229


POLARIS RANGER 570, CAMO & EPS-LE
Showing “value” doesn’t mean “old”; Polaris creates the Ranger 570 with a detuned RZR ProStar engine producing 40 horsepower and an updated chassis. Get the non-EPS 570 in red, green or Polaris Pursuit Camo ($500 more), and the EPS Limited Edition is Gold Mist with special graphics for $11,199.

Motor type 498cc 4-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC single
Transmission Dual-range PVT
Drive system 4WD/2WD/1WD
Suspension/travel:
Front McPherson strut/8”
Rear Dual A-arm/9”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual disc/dual disc
Fuel capacity 9 gal.
Towing capacity 1,250 lb.
Bed capacity 500 lb.
Length/width/height 108”/58”/73”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 25×8-12/25×11-12
Claimed dry weight 1,045 lb.
Colors Sage Green, Solar Red, PPC, LE Gold Mist
Price $9,499; Camo, $9,999; LE, $11,199


ARCTIC CAT PROWLER XT550
The 545cc engine has a 92mm piston, 82mm bore, EFI induction and a CVT with EBS, and the front differential has an electronic locker for nasty 4×4 conditions, but there is no EPS available. It tows 1500 pounds (front/rear 2-inch receivers) or carries 600 in the dump bed.

Motor type 545cc 4-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC single
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/EBS & rev.
Drive system 4WD/2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/10”
Rear Dual A-arm/10”
Brakes: fr/rr Hydraulic disc
Fuel capacity 8.2 gal.
Towing capacity 1,500 lb.
Bed capacity 600 lb.
Length/width/height 118.8”/61.5”/79”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 26×9-14/26×11-14
Claimed dry weight 1,230
Colors Green
Price $10,999


ARCTIC CAT PROWLER HDX500, XT & LTD
A 443cc EFI engine has a 89mm bore and 71.2mm stroke, and the new HDX has seating for three and a transformable, tilting cargo bed. The XT adds aluminum rims, side restraints and storage, while the Limited adds EPS and a tilt wheel to the XT package.

Motor type 443cc 4-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC single
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/EBS & rev.
Drive system 4WD/2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/10”
Rear Dual A-arm/10”
Brakes: fr/rr Hydraulic discs
Fuel capacity 8.2 gal.
Towing capacity 1,500 lb.
Bed capacity 600 lb.
Length/width/height 129”/60”/79”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 26x9R14/26x11R14
Claimed dry weight 1,307, XT 1,335, LTD 1,363 lb.
Colors Green, red, XT/LTD Emerald Green,
Vibrant Red Metallic
Price $10,999; XT, $11,699; LTD, $12,399


KYMCO 500I UXV, TURF, HE, LE & SP
Kymco claims its 499cc, EFI single produces 36 horsepower, and the SP has 26-inch Bounty Hunters on 14-inch wheels, two-tone seats, roof, rear net, half windscreen, spare tire and rack, H-D bumpers, and a light bar with four LEDs. The LE has the same features as the 700 LE, and so do the 500 Hunter Edition and Turf.

Motor type 499cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled DOHC single
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev
Drive system 2WD, 4WD, 4WD Diff-lock
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/7.5”
Rear Dual A-arm/7.5”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual-disc/disc
Fuel capacity 8.45 gal.
Towing capacity 1,212 lb.
Bed capacity 420 lb.
Length/width/height 113”/59”/72.8”
Tire sizes: fr/rr AT25x8-12/AT25x10-12
Claimed dry weight 1157 lb.; HE 1213 lb.; SP, 1325 lb.
Colors Green, red, black, orange, LE Silver, HE Camo,
SP Yellow
Price $8,999; Turf, $9,499; LE/HE, $10,299;
SP $10,499


KYMCO 500 UXV
The original UXV has CARB/EPA-certified carburetor induction and a claimed 36-horsepower output, and the dual-range CVT is aided by a locking front diff. It has received new styling based on the UXV 700I, and IRS suspension yields 7.5 inches of travel all around.

Motor type 498.5cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC single
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev
Drive system 2WD, 4WD, 4WD diff-lock
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/7.5”
Rear Dual A-arm/7.5”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual-disc/disc
Fuel capacity 8.45 gal.
Towing capacity 1,200 lb.
Bed capacity 420 lb.
Length/width/height 113”/59”/72.8”
Tire sizes: fr/rr AT25x8-12/AT25x10-12
Claimed dry weight 1,157 lb.
Colors Red, green
Price $7,999


POLARIS RANGER 400
For $8299, the Ranger 400 delivers a lot of fun or work for the buck, and it’s almost as light as a RZR for hauling in your pick up. The 455cc engine is high output but not EFI inducted, so it needs choke on cold mornings and smaller jets at high altitude.

Motor type 455cc 4-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC single
Transmission Dual-range PVT
Drive system 4WD/2WD/1WD
Suspension/travel:
Front McPherson strut/8”
Rear Dual A-arm/9”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual disc/dual disc
Fuel capacity 9 gal.
Towing capacity 1,250 lb.
Bed capacity 500 lb.
Length/width/height 108”/56.5”/73”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 25×8-12/25×11-12
Claimed dry weight 1,050 lb.
Colors Sage Green
Price $8,299
HEAD ELECTRIC UTVs


CAN-AM COMMANDER ELECTRIC 4X4, XT & LSV
Its electric 48-volt motor has 11 continuous horsepower and 30 peak horsepower, and the Commander comes with 26-inch Kenda Terra-Trac tires, while the street-legal LSV (low-speed vehicle) sports 26-inch Maxxis Ceros DOT-approved tires. Battery weight increases the total to 1914 pounds.

Motor type 48V, air-cooled AC induction
Transmission Dual-range direct-drive w/rev. & park
Drive system 2WD/4WD/Visco-Lok
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/10”
Rear Trailing-arm/10”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual-disc/disc
Fuel capacity 110-120V, fast-charge 240V
Towing capacity 1,500 lb.
Bed capacity 600 lb.
Length/width/height 118.3”/58.6”/72”
Tire sizes: fr/rr AT26x9-12/AT26x11-12
Claimed dry weight 1,914 lb.
Colors Yellow, XT/LSV Pearl White
Price $15,999; E-XT, $17,999;
LSV, $17,999–$19,299


POLARIS RANGER EV 4X4
Also using the Ranger 400/500 chassis, the EV has a 48-volt direct-drive motor with three power modes for all-out speed or economy cruising. The batteries ride under the bench seat and charges in 7–8 hours via an outlet in the glovebox. Avalanche Gray is new for 2014, or use the EV to sneak up on game with the PPC color.

Motor type 48V AC-induction electric
Transmission Direct drive, 3 mode
Drive system 4WD/2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front McPherson strut/8”
Rear Dual A-arm/9”
Brakes: fr/rr dual disc/dual disc
Fuel capacity 8-hour charge
Towing capacity 1,250 lb.
Bed capacity 500 lb.
Length/width/height 108”/56.5”/73”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 25×9-12/25×9-12
Claimed dry weight 1,700 lb.
Colors Avalanche Gray, Polaris Pursuit Camo
Price $10,999; Camo, $11,499
HEAD UTILITY/MULTI-PASSENGER UTVs


POLARIS RANGER DIESEL & DIESEL CREW
Polaris offers the Ranger and Crew with diesel power, and the 904cc triple delivers 40 percent more fuel range than the gas versions, and the torquey triple will tow a ton or carry a half ton in the bed, plus two or up to five passengers. It also ahs Turf mode diffs.

Motor type 904cc liquid-cooled, indirect-injection triple
Transmission Dual-sensing auto PVT
Drive system 4WD/2WD/1WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/9.6”
Rear Dual A-arm/9”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 9 gal.
Towing capacity 2,000 lb.
Bed capacity 1,000 lb.
Length/width/height 114”(Crew 145”)/60”/76”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 26×10-12/26×11-12
Claimed dry weight 1,435 lb., Crew 1,660 lb.
Colors Sage Green
Price $12,999, Crew $13,999


POLARIS RANGER XP 900 CREW & EPS-LE
Extending the new XP 900 chassis 32 inches for the second bench seat, the all-new Crew 900 is available in red or green in non-EPS, and EPS Limited Editions come in Sunset Red, Titanium Matte or PPC wrap. It tows and hauls like a diesel Ranger too.

Motor type 875cc liquid-cooled, EFI I-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.
Drive system 4WD/2WD/1WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/10”
Rear Dual A-arm/10”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 10 gal.
Towing capacity 2,000 lb.
Bed capacity 1,000 lb.
Length/width/height 148.5”/61”/76”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 26×10-12/26×11-12
Claimed dry weight 1,571 lb., EPS 1,587 lb.
Colors Green, red, LEs Ti Matte, Sunset Red, PPC
Price $14,399; LE, $16,199


POLARIS RANGER 800 CREW
The original Crew comes only in Sage Green, and the 760cc high-output twin propels the Crew to 50-plus mph. It has twin-puck hydraulic calipers on all four wheels and on-demand AWD, plus a Versatrak Turf mode, but no EBS or ADC for steep descents.

Motor type 760cc liquid-cooled SOHC twin
Transmission CVT w/hi-lo & rev.
Drive system 4WD/2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/9.6”
Rear Dual A-arm/9””
Brakes: fr/rr 4-wheel disc
Fuel capacity 9 gal.
Towing capacity 2,000 lb.
Bed capacity 1,000 lb.
Length/width/height 145”/60”/76”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 26×9-12/26×11-12
Claimed dry weight 1,495 lb.
Colors Sage Green
Price $12,499


KAWASAKI 4010 TRANS 4X4 & CAMO
Diesel and Special Edition versions of the 4010 Trans 4×4 weren’t produced for 2014, but the Trans 4×4 comes with EPS and unlocking rear differential for easy turning and less turf damage. It’ll haul four people or 800 pounds in the convertible bed, and it tows 1200 pounds.

Motor type 617cc V-twin, liquid-cooled OHV
Transmission Dual range CVT
Drive system 2WD, 4WD
Suspension/travel:
Front McPherson strut/3.9”
Rear Semi-independent/2.8”
Brakes: fr/rr Drums/sealed drums
Fuel capacity 6.3 gal.
Towing capacity 1,200 lb.
Bed capacity 400-800 lb.
Length/width/height 128.5”/58.5”/75.8”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 23×11-10/23×11-10
Claimed curb weight 1,587 lb.
Colors Super Black/Blue, Woodsman Green,
APG-HD Camo,
Price $11,149, Camo $11,649


KAWASAKI MULE 4010 4X4
The 4010 has power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering and a payload capacity of 1330 pounds, and the liquid-cooled, EFI V-twin has 76mm pistons, 68mm stroke, 10.31 compression and a 34mm Mikuni throttle body. It’s governed to 25-mph top speed.

Motor type 617cc V-twin, liquid-cooled OHV
Transmission Dual range CVT
Drive system 2WD, 4WD
Suspension/travel:
Front McPherson strut/3.9”
Rear Semi-independent/2.8”
Brakes: fr/rr Sealed hydraulic drums
Fuel capacity 6.3 gal.
Towing capacity 1,200 lb.
Bed capacity 800 lb.
Length/width/height 116.7”/62”/75.8”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 23×11-10/23×11-10
Claimed curb weight 1,430.4 lb.
Colors Dark Royal Red, Woodsman Green
Price $10.149


POLARIS RANGER 570 CREW, CAMO & EPS-LE
The 40-horsepower, EFI-fed ProStar engine rides behind the extended cabin on the 570, and huge rubber engine mounts and the softly tuned suspension deliver a smooth ride, although preload can be increased for payload or towing. A Versatrak unlocking rear diff protects the lawn too.

Motor type 567cc liquid-cooled DOHC single
Transmission Auto dual-range CVT w/rev.
Drive system 4WD/2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front McPherson strut/8”
Rear Dual A-arm/9”
Brakes: fr/rr 4-wheel disc
Fuel capacity 9 gal.
Towing capacity 2,000 lb.
Bed capacity 1,000 lb.
Length/width/height 108”/60”/73”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 25×10-12/25×10-12
Claimed dry weight 1,274 lb.
Colors Green, red, PPC, LE Burgundy Metallic
Price $10,499; Camo, $10,999, EPS $12,199


CFMOTO RANCHER 600
Using the same 33-horsepower, Bosch-EFI single as the Terracross, the utility Rancher 600 has an ROPS-certified cage, locking front diff, halogen headlights, 2-inch receiver hitch with 1500-pound towing capacity, safety doors and an MP3 port for music to work by or play harder. A contoured roof and windshield are optional.

Motor type 594cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC single
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.& EBS
Drive system 2WD/4WD/4WD front diff-lock
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/4.5”
Rear Trailing-arm/4.5”
Brakes: fr/rr Dual-disc/disc
Fuel capacity 6.87 gal.
Towing capacity 1,500 lb.
Bed capacity 286 lb.
Length/width/height 110.2”/56.3”/74.8”
Tire sizes: fr/rr AT26x8-12/AT26x10-12
Claimed dry weight 1,221.4 lb.
Colors Gray, black, Maple Camo
Price $7999


JOHN DEERE GATOR XUV 550 & XUV S4
The 570cc V-twin makes 16 horsepower and propels the XUV to 28 mph. Standard tires are 25-inch Ancla MTs, but Bighorn 2.0s or Terrahawk AT are options. Bench seats give either XUV a utilitarian feel, and the dump bed carries 800 pounds or will tow 1100 pounds.

Motor type 570cc air-cooled OHV V-twin
Transmission CVT w/locking front diff
Drive system 4WD w/hi/lo ranges
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm//9”
Rear Dual A-arm/8”
Brakes: fr/rr Hydraulic disc
Fuel capacity 5.3 gal.
Towing capacity 1,100 lb.
Bed capacity 800 lb.
Length/width/height 115”(S4 144”)/56.5”/73.5”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 25×8-12/25×10-12
Claimed curb weight 1,220 lb. S4 1,455 lb.
Colors Green/yellow, Hardwoods HD Camo
Price $8,199; S4, $9,599


KAWASAKI MULE XC610, CAMO, SE & 610
Mule 610s sport 24-inch rubber, while the three versions of the XC610 have 26-inch Bighorns. The 4×4 has selectable 2WD/4WD and an unlocking rear diff for reduced turf damage but no locking front diff. It’s governed to 25-mph top speed.

Motor type 401cc air/fan-cooled OHV
Transmission Dual range CVT
Drive system 2WD,4WD
Suspension/travel:
Front McPherson strut/3.1”
Rear Unit swing axle/3.1”
Brakes: fr/rr Triple-sealed drums
Fuel capacity 4.1 gal.
Towing capacity 1100 lb.
Bed capacity 400 lb.
Length/width/height 108.8”/52.0”/70.9”(XC 73.8”)
Tire sizes: fr/rr 24×9-10/24×11-10,
XC 26×9-12/26×11-12
Claimed curb weight 1,021 lb., XC 1.056 lb.
Colors Scout Green, Dark Royal Red, Super Black,
Vibrant Blue, APG-HD
Price $7,999; XC, $8,099; XC Camo. $8,499;
XC SE, $8,599
6X6 UTVs


POLARIS RANGER 6×6 EFI
With four “rear” tires, the Ranger 6×6 has the highest bed capacity at 1250 pounds, and it’ll tow a ton. To aid turning, the middle diff can be unlocked, but there’s no Versatrak mode, EBS or ADC. The 6×6 comes in a new Avalanche Gray for 2014. o

Motor type 760cc EFI, liquid-cooled, SOHC I-twin
Transmission Auto PVT
Drive system 6WD, rear 4WD, mid-difflock
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/9.6”
Center/rear Dual A-arm (x2)/9”
Brakes: fr/rr 4-wheel disc
Fuel capacity 9 gal.
Towing capacity 2,000 lb.
Bed capacity 1,250 lb.
Length/width/height 137”/60”/76”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 25×10-12/25×11-12
Claimed dry weight 1,551 lb.
Colors Sage Green, Avalanche Gray
Price $12,599
2X4 UTVs


KAWASAKI MULE 4000 2X4
McPherson struts provide 3.9 inches of front travel, and a DeDion rear arm provides 2.8 inches via leaf springs and shocks. It tows 1200 pounds or hauls 800 in the dumping bed, and the 617cc V-twin engine is EFI-fed. All Mules are backed by a Kawasaki-strong three-year limited warranty.

Motor type 617cc V-twin, liquid-cooled OHV
Transmission Dual range CVT
Drive system 2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front McPherson strut/3.9”
Rear Semi-independent/2.8”
Brakes: fr/rr Drums/sealed drum
Fuel capacity 6.2 gal.
Towing capacity 1,200 lb.
Bed capacity 800 lb.
Length/width/height 116.7”/62”/75.8”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 23×11-10/23×11-10
Claimed curb weight 1,336 lb.
Colors Woodsman Green, Dark Royal Red
Price $8,949


KAWASAKI MULE 600 2X4
Those that don’t need 4WD can save $1000 with the Mule 600, which fits handily inside a pickup bed. It’ll tow 1100 pounds or haul 400 in its dump bed, but its only instrument is an hour meter. The 401cc engine breathes through a snorkel and two-stage filter.

Motor type 401cc air/fan-cooled OHV
Transmission Dual range CVT
Drive system 2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front McPherson strut/3.1”
Rear Unit swing axle/3.1”
Brakes: fr/rr Sealed hydraulic drum
Fuel capacity 4.1 gal.
Towing capacity 1,100 lb.
Bed capacity 400 lb.
Length/width/height 108.8”/52.6”/70.1”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 22×9-10/22×11-10
Claimed curb weight 956 lb.
Colors Woodsman Green, Dark Royal Red
Price $6,999


POLARIS RZR 170 & LE
Get your kids ready for the all-out extreme performance of other UTVs in this guide with the RZR 170. Its CVT turns the sprockets and chain to propel your prodigy to 25 mph, and three hydraulic disc brakes stop it quickly. Polaris gives away two helmets, a safety flag and an ASI training course with each 170.

Motor type 169cc air-cooled SOHC Single
Transmission CVT w/rev.
Drive system 2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Single A-arm/5”
Rear Swingarm/5”
Brakes: fr/rr Hydraulic discs/disc
Fuel capacity 2.5 gal.
Towing capacity None
Bed capacity None
Length/width/height 85”/48”/55”
Tire sizes: fr/rr 19×7-8/20×10-9
Claimed dry weight 500 lb.
Colors Indy Red, LE Voodoo Blue
Price $4,299; LE, $4,399