2016 YOUTH ATV BUYER’S GUIDE!

Youth ATVs offer young riders a kind of active fun they can’t get from video games and other activities. These machines let kids take the controls and take to the trails to enjoy the outdoors with their families, and they help build riding skills that will help them when they graduate to full-size quads.

KAWASAKI KFX50
The KFX50 is light, compact and easy to handle for small riders. It has an adjustable throttle limiter and a tether kill switch so parents can stop the engine while following the quad. Electric starting and an automatic transmission make it simple to ride.

Motor type ………….49cc, air-cooled SOHC four-stroke
Transmission …………………………………………….. CVT
Suspension/travel:
Front …………………………………….Single A-arm/2.8”
Rear ………………………………………… Swingarm/2.9”
Brakes: f/r …………………………………..Dual drum/disc
Fuel capacity ……………………………………….. 1.5 gal.
Length/width/height ………………………55.1”/34.7”/28”
Tire sizes: f/r ……………………………… 16×8-7, 16×8-7
Wet weight ……………………………………………240 lb.
Colors ……………………………………………. Lime green
Price ………………………………………………….. $1,999

POLARIS OUTLAW 50
The Outlaw 50 is an easy-to-ride kids’ machine that comes with some great extras, like a helmet, safety flag and a how-to-ride DVD. It also has a throttle limiter and a tether kill switch. This 50 comes in pink or blue.

Motor type ………… 49cc, Air-cooled SOHC four-stroke
Transmission …………………………………………….. CVT
Suspension/travel:
Front …………………………………….Single A-arm/3.0”
Rear ………………………………………… Swingarm/3.0”
Brakes: f/r …………………………………Dual drum/drum
Fuel capacity ……………………………………….. 1.2 gal.
Length/width/height …………………………48”/31.5”/28”
Tire sizes: f/r …………………………… 16×6.5-7, 16×8-7
Claimed dry weight ………………………………….210 lb.
Colors ……………………………………….Blue/white, pink
Price …………………………………………………… $2099

KYMCO MONGOOSE 70S
Kymco’s Mongoose 70S is the only 70cc machine in our guide that’s approved for riders age 6 and up, like 50cc ATVs, so it’s ideal for young riders who are ready for more than a 50. The Mongoose has a headlight, automatic transmission and an adjustable throttle limiter.

Motor type ………….69cc, air-cooled SOHC four-stroke
Transmission …………………………………………….. CVT
Suspension/travel:
Front …………………………………….Single A-arm/2.8”
Rear ………………………………………… Swingarm/2.9”
Brakes: f/r …………………………………..Dual drum/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 1.4 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………………57”/36”/37”
Tire sizes: f/r ……………………………… 16×8-7, 16×8-7
Claimed dry weight ………………………………….232 lb.
Colors ………………………………………….Black, orange
Price ………………………………………………….. $2,199

ARCTIC CAT ALTERRA 90
All new for 2016, the Alterra 90 is styled like the big Arctic Cat Alterra 4x4s. It’s packed with great features, too, like a fully automatic transmission with reverse, headlights, racks and a safety flag.

Motor type ………….90cc, air-cooled SOHC four-stroke
Transmission ……………………………..CVT with reverse
Suspension/travel:
Front …………………………………….Single A-arm/2.8”
Rear ………………………………………… Swingarm/2.9”
Brakes: f/r …………………………………..Dual drum/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 1.5 gal.
Length/width/height ………………….58.4”/34.5”/37.25”
Tire sizes: f/r ……………………………… 20×7-8, 19×8-8
Claimed dry weight ………………………………….265 lb.
Colors ………………………………………………………Red
Price ………………………………………………….. $2,999

ARCTIC CAT DVX 90
Arctic Cat’s sporty DVX 90 has a fully automatic transmission with reverse. The Arctic Cat 90 also has a headlight, a feature missing from many mini quads. The DVX 90 comes with an adjustable throttle limiter and a safety flag.

Motor type ………….90cc, air-cooled SOHC four-stroke
Transmission ……………………………..CVT with reverse
Suspension/travel:
Front …………………………………….Single A-arm/2.8”
Rear ………………………………………… Swingarm/2.9”
Brakes: f/r …………………………………..Dual drum/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 1.5 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………57.8”/34.5”/37.9”
Tire sizes: f/r ……………………………… 20×7-8, 19×8-8
Claimed dry weight ………………………………….260 lb.
Colors ……………………………………………………White
Price ………………………………………………….. $2,899

ARCTIC CAT 90 UTILITY
The 2WD 90 Utility has a fully automatic transmission with reverse just like the big machines, and it’s styled like the big Arctic Cat 4x4s. The racks let kids haul their gear and help with hauling chores, and headlights and a taillight let the fun continue after dark.

Motor type ………….90cc, air-cooled SOHC four-stroke
Transmission ……………………………..CVT with reverse
Suspension/travel:
Front …………………………………….Single A-arm/2.8”
Rear ………………………………………… Swingarm/2.9”
Brakes: f/r …………………………………..Dual drum/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 1.5 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………57.8”/34.5”/37.9”
Tire sizes: f/r ……………………………… 20×7-8, 19×8-8
Claimed dry weight ………………………………….265 lb.
Colors ………………………………………………………Red
Price ………………………………………………….. $2,899

CAN AM DS 90
Can-Am’s DS 90 has features you won’t find on some youth ATVs, like a fully automatic transmission with a reverse gear, daytime running lights and a backup kick-starter on the electric start engine.

Motor type ……….89.5cc, air-cooled SOHC four-stroke
Transmission ……………………………..CVT with reverse
Suspension/travel:
Front …………………………………….Single A-arm/3.4”
Rear ………………………………………… Swingarm/6.3”
Brakes: f/r …………………………………Dual drum/drum
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 1.6 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………59.8”/35.6”/36.8”
Tire sizes: f/r …………………………… 19×7-8, 18×9.5-8
Claimed dry weight ………………………………….245 lb.
Colors ……………………………………………………Yellow
Price …………………………………………………… $2849

HONDA TRX90X
The TRX90X’s four-speed, automatic clutch transmission provides more control than fully automatic transmissions, and it’s perfect for introducing learning riders to shifting. It’s very well-made and very easy to ride. Beginners can leave it in one gear and learn shifting later.

Motor type ………….86cc, air-cooled SOHC four-stroke
Transmission ………………………….4-speed auto clutch
Suspension/travel:
Front …………………………………….Single A-arm/2.6”
Rear ………………………………………… Swingarm/2.6”
Brakes: f/r …………………………………Dual drum/drum
Fuel capacity …………………………………………… 2 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………58.6”/35.2”/36.5”
Tire sizes: f/r ……………………………… 20×7-8, 19×8-8
Wet weight ……………………………………………262 lb/
Colors ………………………………………………………Red
Price ………………………………………………….. $2,999

KAWASAKI KFX90
The KFX90 has a peppy engine with electric and kick starting. A removable collar on the CVT and an adjustable throttle limiter lets parents limit the 90’s performance for learning riders.

Motor type ………….89cc, air-cooled SOHC four-stroke
Transmission …………………………………………….. CVT
Suspension/travel:
Front …………………………………….Single A-arm/2.8”
Rear ………………………………………… Swingarm/2.9”
Brakes: f/r …………………………………..Dual drum/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 1.5 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………56.1”/35.6”/38.0”
Tire sizes: f/r ………………………………. 18×7-8/18×9-8
Wet weight ……………………………………………262 lb.
Colors ……………………………………………. Lime green
Price ………………………………………………….. $2,599

KYMCO MONGOOSE 90S
Kymco’s Mongoose 90S is the least expensive 90 in our guide, but it’s a high-quality quad with more features than many others. Reverse, a head and taillight, and adjustable speed limiters on the throttle and transmission make this machine a great buy.

Motor type ………….89cc, air-cooled SOHC four-stroke
Transmission ……………………………..CVT with reverse
Suspension/travel:
Front …………………………………….Single A-arm/2.8”
Rear ………………………………………… Swingarm/2.9”
Brakes: f/r …………………………………..Dual drum/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 1.4 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………………57”/36”/37”
Tire sizes: f/r ……………………………… 18×7-8, 18×9-8
Claimed dry weight ………………………………….232 lb.
Colors ………………………………………….Orange, black
Price ………………………………………………….. $2,499

SUZUKI Z90
With styling like the Suzuki Z400 sport quad, the Z90 is one of the coolest-looking youth ATVs. The Suzuki is very well-built and nicely detailed, with a throttle, grips and brake levers sized for smaller hands. A fully automatic transmission makes it simple to ride.

Motor type ………….89cc, air-cooled SOHC four-stroke
Transmission …………………………………………….. CVT
Suspension/travel:
Front …………………………………….Single A-arm/2.4”
Rear ………………………………………… Swingarm/2.4”
Brakes: f/r …………………………………Dual drum/drum
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 1.6 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………59.3”/34.4”/36.0”
Tire sizes: f/r ………………………………. 19×7-8/19×7-8
Wet weight ……………………………………………280 lb.
Colors ……………………………………………..White/blue
Price ………………………………………………….. $2,899

YAMAHA RAPTOR 90
The new Yamaha Raptor 90 is styled like the latest Raptor 700. It has single A-arm front suspension and an easyto- use automatic transmission with reverse. This electric-start machine has a backup kick-starter.

Motor type ………….90cc, air-cooled SOHC four-stroke
Transmission …………………………………………….. CVT
Suspension/travel:
Front ……………………………………….Single A-arm/5”
Rear ………………………………………… Swingarm/5.8”
Brakes: f/r …………………………………Dual drum/drum
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 1.6 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………58.5”/40.2”/37.6”
Tire sizes: f/r ………………………………. 18×7-8/18×9-8
Wet weight ……………………………………………279 lb.
Colors …………………………………………….. Blue/white
Price ………………………………………………….. $2,799

HISUN AXIS 110
Hisun’s Axis 110 is priced lower than 90s and 110s from other brands, and it’s loaded with features like a fuelinjected 108cc engine, dual-A-arm front suspension, and a fully automatic transmission with reverse.

Motor type …………108cc air-cooled SOHC four-stroke
Transmission …………………………………………….. CVT
Suspension/travel:
Front ……………………………………….Single A-arm/5”
Rear …………………………………………… Swingarm/6”
Brakes: f/r …………………………………… Dual disc/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 1.8 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………64.5”/40.9”/40.6”
Tire sizes: f/r …………………………… 21×7-8, 21×9.5-8
Dry weight …………………………………………….326 lb.
Colors .. White, Black, Blue, Red, Orange, Vista Camo
Price …………………………………………………… $2099

HISUN FORGE 110
The Forge 110 is the mini utility model of Hisun’s nicely equipped Axis 110. It has dual headlights, racks, a fuel-injected 108cc engine, dual-A-arm front suspension, and a fully automatic transmission with reverse.

Motor type …………108cc air-cooled SOHC four-stroke
Transmission …………………………………………….. CVT
Suspension/travel:
Front ……………………………………….Single A-arm/5”
Rear …………………………………………… Swingarm/6”
Brakes: f/r …………………………………… Dual disc/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 1.8 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………66.2”/40.9”/40.6”
Tire sizes: f/r …………………………… 21×7-8, 21×9.5-8
Dry weight …………………………………………….326 lb.
Colors .. White, Black, Blue, Red, Orange, Vista Camo
Price …………………………………………………… $2199

POLARIS OUTLAW 110 EFI
A fuel-injected 112cc engine gives the Outlaw easy starting in any weather and plenty of performance. More room and more suspension travel than most minis make the Outlaw a great choice for bigger kids. It also has lights, a horn and an automatic transmission with reverse, and comes with a free helmet and safety flag.

Motor type …………112cc air-cooled SOHC four-stroke
Transmission …………………………………………….. CVT
Suspension/travel:
Front ……………………………………….Single A-arm/5”
Rear …………………………………………… Swingarm/6”
Brakes: f/r …………………………………Dual drum/drum
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 1.7 gal.
Length/width/height ………………………61”/38.5”/38.5”
Tire sizes: f/r …………………………… 19×7-8, 18×9.5-8
Dry weight …………………………………………….274 lb.
Colors ……………………………………………… Blue, pink
Price …………………………………………………… $3099

POLARIS SPORTSMAN 110
The Sportsman 110 is powered by a strong-running, easy-starting, fuelinjected, 112cc engine, and it looks like the big Polaris Sportsman 4x4s. Front and rear racks, lights and an automatic transmission with reverse let kids help with chores. The Sportsman comes with a free helmet and safety flag.

Motor type …………112cc air-cooled SOHC four-stroke
Transmission …………………………………………….. CVT
Suspension/travel:
Front ……………………………………….Single A-arm/5”
Rear …………………………………………… Swingarm/6”
Brakes: f/r …………………………………Dual drum/drum
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 1.7 gal.
Length/width/height ………………………61”/38.5”/38.5”
Tire sizes: f/r …………………………… 19×7-8, 18×9.5-8
Claimed dry weight ………………………………….287 lb.
Colors ……………………………………………………Green
Price …………………………………………………… $3099

HIGH-PERFORMANCE & RACING YOUTH ATVS

APEX PRO MXR 70/85/90/100
Apex race-ready youth quads are as serious as full-size high-performance ATVs. Powerful, liquid-cooled twostroke engines, dual-A-arm front suspension, and racing-quality shocks front and rear provide the performance young racers need. The Pro MXR 70, 90 and 100 have fully automatic transmissions. The Pro MXR 85 is powered by a Honda CR85 six-speed two-stroke.

Motor type ….. 69cc, 85cc, 89cc or 99cc liquid-cooled
2-stroke
Transmission …………………………………..CVT/6 speed
Suspension/travel:
Front ………………… Dual A-arm w/ Elka shocks/9.75”
Rear …………………………Swingarm w/Elka shock/10”
Brakes: f/r …………………………………… Dual-disc/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 1.5 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………………64”/44”/37”
Tire sizes: f/r …………………………. 19×6-10, 18×6.5-8
Claimed dry weight ………………………………….240 lb.
Colors …………………………………………… Black, white
Price ……$4000/$4000/$4000/$7500 (Pro MXR 85)

CAN-AM DS90X
Long-travel double-A-arm front suspension and piggyback reservoir shocks make the DS90x handle better and handle harder riding better than regular youth quads, and performanceminded kids love the styling. The engine is tuned for trail riding with a quiet muffler.

Motor type ……….89.5cc, air-cooled SOHC four-stroke
Transmission …………………………………………….. CVT
Suspension/travel:
Front …………………………………………Dual A-arm/7”
Rear …………………………………………… Swingarm/9”
Brakes: f/r …………………………………… Dual-disc/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 1.6 gal.
Length/width/height ………………………59.8”/43”/36.8”
Tire sizes: f/r ……………………….. 20×6-10, 18×10.5-8
Claimed dry weight ………………………………….245 lb.
Colors …………………………………………………….Black
Price ………………………………………………….. $3,749

DRR DRX2 90
A liquid-cooled two-stroke engine gives DRR’s DRX2 90 serious performance. Double-A-arm front suspension with adjustable piggyback reservoir shocks and long-travel rear suspension let skilled young riders make full use of the power.

Motor type ………………….. 90cc liquid-cooled 2-stroke
Transmission …………………………………………….. CVT
Suspension/travel:
Front …………….Dual A-arm w/DRR Works shocks/8”
Rear …………………Swingarm w/DRR Works shock/7”
Brakes: f/r …………………………………… Dual disc/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………. 1.32 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………………53”/44”/32”
Tire sizes: f/r ……………………………. 19×7-10, 18×7-7
Claimed dry weight ………………………………….232 lb.
Colors …………………………………………… Black, white
Price …………………………………………………… $3399

ATVs FOR BIG KIDS

PITSTER PRO FXR150R
The FXR150R’s four-speed manual clutch transmission and dual-A-arm front suspension give this machine the feel and handling of a real highperformance quad. The air-cooled fourstroke is fine for trail riding and can be modified for racing.

Motor type . 150cc, SOHC air-cooled SOHC four-stroke
Transmission ……………………………… 4-speed manual
Suspension/travel:
Front …………………………………………Dual A-arm/8”
Rear …………………………………………… Swingarm/9”
Brakes: f/r …………………………………… Dual-disc/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………. 0.79 gal.
Length/width ………………………………………… 60”/45”
Tire sizes: f/r ……………………….. 20×6-10, 18×10.5-8
Claimed dry weight ………………………………….244 lb.
Colors ……………………………………………………White
Price ………………………………………………….. $3,399

ARCTIC CAT 150 UTILITY
The 150 Utility is ideal for teens or small adults who want a light, easyto- handle machine that can carry gear on adventures and help with chores. Learning riders will like the fully automatic transmission with reverse.

Motor type ………..149cc, air-cooled SOHC four-stroke
Transmission …………………………………………….. CVT
Suspension/travel:
Front …………………………………….Single A-arm/3.5”
Rear ………………………………………… Swingarm/3.5”
Brakes: f/r …………………………………..Dual drum/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 2.3 gal.
Length/width/height ……………………69.9”/37.4”/40.9”
Tire sizes: f/r ………………………… 21×7-10, 22×10-10
Claimed dry weight ………………………………….386 lb.
Colors ……………………………………………………Green
Price ………………………………………………….. $3,799

KYMCO MXU 150X
The new MXU 150X is perfect for riders 12 and over who are ready for more than a 90, and it has racks, full instrumentation, a trailer hitch and costs less than some 90cc ATVs.

Motor type ………..149cc, air-cooled SOHC four-stroke
Transmission …………………………………………….. CVT
Suspension/travel:
Front …………………………………….Single A-arm/3.5”
Rear ………………………………………… Swingarm/3.5”
Brakes: f/r …………………………………..Dual drum/disc
Fuel capacity ………………………………………… 2.1 gal.
Length/width/height ………………………70”/37.4”/40.9”
Tire sizes: f/r ………………………… 22×7-10, 22×10-10
Claimed dry weight ………………………………….349 lb.
Colors …………………………………….. Red, yellow, blue
Price …………………………………………………… $3099