2015 UTV BUYER’S GUIDE:

Dozens of new models can be found in the 2015 UTV Buyer's Guide

If the UTV market were a campfire, it would burn bigger than a Ferguson, Missouri, gas station. Growth in the extreme-performance, recreational, utility/commercial and youth segments is bumping the rev limiter, and every manufacturer has all-new models for the 2015 riding, hunting, camping and racing season. To help you decide which hot new machine is right for you check out our 2015 UTV Buyer’s Guide.

 

Arctic Cat unleashes its 60-inch Wildcat Sport 700 in three packages, refines the Wildcat 1000 and Trail 700, and gives Prowlers an extreme makeover. Can-Am creates the desert/dune Maverick 1000X ds and Max 1000X ds, and astounds the industry with the first factory-installed UTV turbochargers for the new X ds models! John Deere debuts the Midnight Black Gator RSX850i and 825i Limited Editions, while Kawasaki totally reinvents the Mule with the Mule Pro FXT that sports more travel than a Teryx! Celebrating its 50th anniversary, Kymco unveils its economical UXV 450i in four packages and the new UXV 500i G with integral 5 kW generator. Honda unleashes the first factory paddle-shifter UTV, the 50-inch Pioneer 500, and Yamaha goes big with the six-passenger Viking VI 700. Polaris assures its UTV dominance by replacing the entire lineup of RZR 800s and XP 900s with an all-new RZR 900, 900 S and 900XC, expands the XP1K line with High Lifter and Desert Edition 1000s, introduces a value-menu Ranger ETX, and replaces all Ranger 800s with Ranger XP 900s and new full-sized Ranger 570 and 570 Crews. Also, Polaris introduces three Deluxe Ranger XP 900s: Hunter, Vogue Silver and Northstar Editions. Counting the new EFI-induction RZR 170, that’s 22 new UTVs from Polaris alone!

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, HPG = High Pressue Gas, 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, PSI = Pounds per Square Inch, RPM = Revs Per Minute, ROPS = Roll Over Protection System, TTI = Torsional Trailing-arm Independent, XC = Cross Country

Models not produced for 2015: Arctic Cat Prowler 500 HDX XT & LTD, 700 HDX LTD; CFMoto ZForce 600EX & Rancher 600; Can-Am Commander XTP-TTs; John Deere XUV 550 & S4, XUV 855D & EPS, XUV 825i & EPS, XUV 625i; Polaris RZR 800, RZR 800 S, 800XC, RZR-4 800, RZR XP900, XP-4 900, Ranger mid-size 800, Ranger 400, Ranger 800 Crew, Ranger 6×6 (available as a 2014).

EXTREME-PERFORMANCE SPORT UTVs

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ARCTIC CAT WILDCAT 1000 EPS & X EPS:
Wildcats come in three packages—Standard, X and LTD—and all 1000s sport variable-assist EPS. The base 1000 has JRi ECX-1 shocks with 70-position compression-damping adjustment, black plastic, 26-inch Duro Kaden tires, 17-inch front travel, 18-inch rear travel and a Team Rapid-Response clutch. The X package adds a 90-hp X engine, 27-inch Bighorn 2.0s, painted bumpers and three 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: f/r 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: f/r 26x9R14/26x11R14;
X, 27x9R14/27x11R14
Claimed dry weight 1,335 lb.; X, 1,357 lb.
Colors Black; X, Arctic Green, White Metallic, Viper Blue
Price $16,499; X, $18,799

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ARCTIC CAT WILDCAT 1000 X LTD EPS:
Closed-loop EFI is new for 2015, and the 1000 LTD upgrades the X package to Elka Stage 5 shocks with dual-stage springs, dual-speed compression adjusters, rebound adjusters and threaded spring preload. The LTD package also includes aluminum full doors and beadlock 14-inch rims clamping 27-inch ITP Blackwater Evolution tires, plus a molded plastic roof and paint-matched bumpers and suspension arms.

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: f/r Hydraulic discs/hydraulic discs
Fuel capacity 8.8 gal.
Towing capacity N/A
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 120″/64″/66.8″
Tire sizes: f/r 27x9R14/27x11R14
Claimed dry weight 1,345
Colors Matte Black or Matte White
Price $20,699

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CAN-AM MAVERICK 1000X DS DPS & 1000X DS TURBO DPS
New for 2015, the 1000X ds has a 3.7-inch-longer WB due to longer trailing arms that deliver 16 inches of travel, and the front A-arms and fully adjustable Fox Podium X RC2 shocks deliver 15 inches of front travel. The X ds has 28-inch Bighorn 2.0 tires on 14-inch aluminum beadlock wheels and an 88-inch WB to gobble desert whoops. The turbocharged X ds jumps from 101 hp to 121 hp and includes a Donaldson-type filter and intercooler; boost is 8 psi.

Motor type 976cc, 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin
Transmission Dual-range QRS CVT w/ rev.& EBS
Drive system. 2WD/4WD/Visco-Lok
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/15″
Rear 5-link trailing-arm/16″
Brakes: f/r Dual disc/dual discs
Fuel capacity 10.0 gal.
Towing capacity None
Bed capacity 200 lb.
Length/width/height 117.3″/64″/74.2″
Tire sizes: f/r AT28x9-14/AT28x11-14
Claimed dry weight 1,369 lb.; Turbo, 1,399 lb.
Colors Black, White/Manta Green,
Turbo White/green or black/green
Price $19,499; Turbo, $22,099-$22,999

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CAN-AM MAVERICK 1000X MR DPS:
The mud Maverick sports 30-inch Gorilla Silverback tires on ITP SS312 cast-aluminum wheels and Fox Podium X RC2.5 shocks with dual-speed compression, rebound and spring preload adjustments, and special low-range CVT tuning for deep mud, along with Visco-Lok QE front diff, high-breathing air intake and CVT snorkels, 4500-pound Warn winch and custom steering wheel and graphics. There’s also a new digital water-dipped camo option.

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: f/r 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: f/r 30×9-14/30×11-14
Claimed dry weight 1295 lb.
Colors Yellow/black, Digital Camo/green
Price $20,799; Camo, $21,699

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CAN-AM MAVERICK 1000X XC DPS:
Can-Am’s cross-country Maverick has shortened suspension travel (12 inches) to a woods-worthy 60-inch width, and the Fox Podium X 2.0 piggyback shocks have compression and rebound adjustments. The XC has Tri-mode EPS, 12-inch aluminum beadlock wheels shod with Bighorn 2.0s, analog/digital instrument pod that tilts with the custom steering wheel and X-package seat trim and 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/12″
Rear 5-link trailing-arm/12″
Brakes: f/r 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: f/r AT27x9-12/AT27x11-12
Claimed dry weight 1295 lb.
Colors Yellow/black, white/red/black
Price $18,299; White, $18,399

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CAN-AM MAVERICK 1000R & X RS DPS:
The base Maverick 1000R has blacked-out center-less aluminum wheels with 27-inch Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 rubber, Fox Podium X 2.0 shocks (14 inches of travel) and a 101-hp mid-engine V-twin with fly-by-wire EFI throttle. The X rs package adds Tri-mode EPS, Fox Podium X RC2.5 shocks with dual-speed compression adjustment, 12-inch beadlock rims, Visco-Lok QE front diff, and a red paint option.

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: f/r 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: f/r AT27x9-12/AT27x11-12
Claimed dry weight 1295 lb.
Colors Yellow, white; X rs, yellow/black, white/red, red
Price $16,299; X rs, $18,799

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CAN-AM COMMANDER 1000 DPS & XT:
The 976cc V-twin has 91mm pistons on a 75mm stroke, a 54mm EFI throttle body and two Siemens VDO fuel injectors, and the dual-range CVT has EBS and park mode. Front A-arms and torsional trailing arms provide 10 inches of scrub-free rear travel. The Commander DPS gets a new light gray color, EPS, 14-inch aluminum wheels and Visco-Lok QE diff. The XT package adds a 4500-pound Warn winch, front bumper and mud guards, and new Pearl White paint or brushed-aluminum water dip. Get the white one if you want a Turf-mode rear diff.

Motor type 976cc, 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/ rev.& EBS
Drive system. 2WD/4WD/Visco-Lok QE
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/10″
Rear Trailing arm/10″
Brakes: f/r Dual disc/disc
Fuel capacity 10 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 600 lb.
Length/width/height 118.3″/58.6″/72″
Tire sizes: f/r AT27x9-12/AT27x11-12
Claimed dry weight 1321 lb.
Colors Red, DPS Yellow, gray, XT Yellow, white,
camo, brushed aluminum
Price $14,299; XT, $15,899-$16,749

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CAN-AM COMMANDER 1000XT-P & LTD:
The XT-P package gets a new orange and black color, Fox Podium X RC 2.0 shocks with dual-speed compression tuning, plus rebound, 4500-pound Warn winch, rock sliders, front sway bar, beadlocks, heavy-duty front bumper, mud guards, and XT-P seats and graphics. The Limited trades beadlocks for two-tone custom wheels and adds a Garmin Montana 650t GPS, a full sound system with four integrated speakers, hard roof, half windshield, rear nets, and LTD custom seats and graphics.

Motor type 976cc, 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/ rev.& EBS
Drive system. 2WD/4WD/Visco-Lok QE
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/10″
Rear Trailing arm/10″
Brakes: f/r Dual disc/disc
Fuel capacity 10 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 600 lb.
Length/width/height 118.3″/58.6″/72″
Tire sizes: f/r AT27x9-12/AT27x11-12
Claimed dry weight 1321 lb.
Colors Orange/black, LTD Pearl White,
Deep Pewter Satin
Price XT-P, $17,399; LTD, $20,399

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POLARIS RZR XP 1000 HIGH LIFTER EPS-LE:
New for 2015, the High Lifter EPS-LE combines 110 hp with a re-tuned CVT to turn massive 29.5-inch Outlaw II mud tires and redesigned front axles. High-engine and clutch intakes, stiffer shock springs and mud-specific Walker Evans shocks, high-clearance A-arms, and sealed-switch fuse box and a battery arm the High Lifter LE for deep mud. Also, a Polaris Pro HD 4500-pound winch with synthetic rope and integrated switches ride behind a brush-guard bumper that’s color-coordinated to match the cage, frame, suspension arms, snorkels and special graphics.

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: f/r Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 9.5 gal.
Towing capacity N/A
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 122″/64″/75″
Tire sizes: f/r 29.5×9-14/29.5×12-14
Claimed dry weight 1,530 lb.
Colors Stealth Black/orange
Price $23,499

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POLARIS RZR XP 1000 DESERT EPS-LE:
New for 2015, the Desert EPS-LE has Walker Evans 2.0 needle piggyback front shocks and 2.5 remote reservoir rear shocks, 30-inch Kanati Mongrels on 14-inch beadlock wheels, aluminum roof with LED light bar, spare tire, rear storage bin, full doors and Interactive Digital Display (4.3-inch LCD) with Bluetooth and GPS mapping. Blue beadlock rings, nerf/rock sliders, high-clearance suspension arms, roof, HD front and rear bumpers, seats and graphics highlight the Stealth Black bodywork for styling in the dunes and desert. It also gets the new CVT cover with the third cooling duct, where the High Lifter LE doesn’t.

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: f/r Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 9.5 gal.
Towing capacity N/A
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 123.5″/64″/76″
Tire sizes: f/r 30×9-14/30×12-14
Claimed dry weight 1,651 lb.
Colors Stealth Black/blue
Price $27,999

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POLARIS RANGER RZR XP 1000 EPS:
The “standard” XP1K EPS comes in three color choices and gets an engine upgrade to 11:1 compression and 110 hp, plus a new CVT belt, direct-flow intake covers and outer cover with three ducts for lower belt temperatures. Walker Evans Racing (WER) 2.0 front piggyback and 2.5 remote-reservoir rear shocks have speed-sensitive needle damping and compression adjusters and provide 16 inches of front travel and 18 inches rear. Closed-loop EFI and a new exhaust boost power and fuel economy, and front and rear twin-puck brake calipers are strong.

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: f/r 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: f/r 29×9-14/29×12-14
Claimed dry weight 1,379 lb.
Colors White Lightning, Havasu Red Pearl, Voodoo Blue
Price $20,299

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POLARIS RZR 900 XC EDITION EPS:
New for 2015, the RZR 900 replaces the original RZR, and the XC is the premier 900 with a 55-inch width, Interactive Digital Display with 4.3-inch LCD screen, Bluetooth connectivity, and GPS with map-download capability, EPS, EBS, and AWD system with Turf-mode unlocking rear diff. The new 900 is almost identical to the XP1K from the rear cage upright forward and replaces trailing arms with dual A-arms, and output is 75 hp. The XC is Stealth Black with trick wheels, 27-inch GBC Dirt Commander tires, front and rear torsion bars and Fox Podium X 2.0 piggyback shocks providing 10 inches of travel.

Motor type 875cc liquid-cooled, DOHC, 8-valve EFI twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/ rev. & EBS
Drive system. 4WD/2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/10″
Rear Dual A-arms/10″
Brakes: f/r Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 9.5 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 106″/55″/70.5″
Tire sizes: f/r 27×9-14/27×11-14
Claimed dry weight 1,247 lb.
Colors Stealth Black
Price $17,299

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POLARIS RZR S 900 & EPS:
The new RZR S 900 comes in white, and there are three EPS color choices for the 60-inch UTV. The new ProStar 875cc engine has 93mm pistons, a 64.4mm stroke, 10.6:1 compression and closed-loop EFI with one 46mm throttle body to produce 75 hp. Wheelbase is 79 inches like the 800 S, but the new XP1K-based frame has more elbow room in the cab and a larger fuel tank with 9.5-gallon capacity. The new dual-A-arm rear suspension uses Fox Podium X 2.0 piggyback shocks to deliver 13.2 inches of rear travel, and it gets a rear torsion bar.

Motor type 875cc liquid-cooled, 8-valve DOHC EFI I-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/ rev.
Drive system. 4WD/2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/12.5″
Rear Dual A-arm/13.2″
Brakes: f/r Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 9.5 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 106″/60″/71.5″
Tire sizes: f/r 27×9-14/27×11-14
Claimed dry weight 1,228 lb.
Colors White Lightning; EPS, Black Pearl,
Havasu Red Pearl, Ti Matte Metallic
Price $14,699; EPS $16,499

POLARIS RZR 900 & CAMO:
New for 2015, the RZR 900 gets the same 75-hp ProStar twin as the S 900, and the 50-inch RZR has 6.5 hp per 100 pounds, making its acceleration best in its class. HPG shocks deliver 10 inches of travel, and front and rear torsion bars fight body roll. With the same cab as the XP1K, the 900 has much more elbow and legroom and 2.25-gallon more fuel capacity, and closed-loop EFI extends fuel range even further over the old 800.

Motor type 875cc liquid-cooled, 8-valve DOHC,
EFI I-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/ rev.
Drive system. 4WD/2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/10″
Rear Dual A-arm/10″
Brakes: f/r Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 9.5 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 105″/50″/69.5″
Tire sizes: f/r 26×8-12/26×10-12
Claimed dry weight 1,148 lb.
Colors White Lightning, PPC
Price $12,799; Camo, $13,499

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POLARIS RZR 900 TRAIL EDITION EPS:
New for 2015, the 50-inch RZR 900 Trail has variable-assist EPS, EBS, Turf-mode unlocking rear diff, On-Demand AWD and adjustable driver’s seat. The 875cc inline twin has closed-loop EFI, 75 hp and industry-leading power-to-weight ratio (6.4), and the XP1K based new frame is much more rigid and provides much more cabin room and easier entry/exit with quarter doors instead of nets. ZF Sachs shocks are preload adjustable and deliver 10 inches of travel, and front and rear sway bars fight body roll. Two-turn lock-to-lock steering provides 20-percent -quicker steering, so it’s a woods rocket.

Motor type 875cc liquid-cooled, 8-valve,
DOHC EFI I-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/ rev. & EBS
Drive system. 4WD/2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/10″
Rear Dual A-arm/10″
Brakes: f/r Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 9.5 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 105″/50″/69.5″
Tire sizes: f/r 26×9-12/26×11-12
Claimed dry weight 1,100 lb.
Colors Pearl Black, Sunset Red
Price $14,799

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JOHN DEERE RSX850I, TRAIL, SPORT & LE:
John Deere enters the recreational UTV market with the RSX, which uses a motorcycle engine with 63 hp and a spike load limiter that protects the drivetrain as it streaks to 53 mph. The base RSX has 25-inch Ancla M-T tires on steel rims, while the Trail has two-tone aluminum wheels and 26-inch Bighorn 2.0 tires, high-back seats, winch, sun top, bumpers, auxiliary lighting, bed rails and the option of shock upgrades. The Sport trades the roof for Fox Podium X piggyback shocks and yellow wheel highlights, while the Midnight Black LE is all blacked out with special Gator door, bed and hood graphics.

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: f/r Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 7.4 gal.
Towing capacity 1200 lb.
Bed capacity 400 lb.
Length/width/height 113″/56.5″/73.5″
Tire sizes: f/r 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;
LE, $15,999

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CAN-AM COMMANDER 800, DPS & XT:
The base 800R doesn’t have EPS and comes in red with black steel rims shod with 27-inch Carlisle Black Rock tires. DPS models are yellow or the new light gray with Visco-Lok QE and Bighorn 2.0s on 14-inch aluminum wheels. The Pearl White XT has an open rear diff with Turf mode, while the camo version is a NEXT G-1 Vista water dip with a locked rear end. XTs get a 4500-pound winch, bed rails, mud guards and front bumper

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: f/r Dual disc/disc
Fuel capacity 10 gal.
Towing capacity 1300 lb.
Bed capacity 500 lb.
Length/width/height 118.3″/58.6″/72″
Tire sizes: f/r AT27x9-12/AT27x9-12
Claimed dry weight 1287 lb.
Colors Red, DPS Yellow, gray, XT yellow, camo,
Pearl White
Price $11,899; DPS, $12,999; XT, $14,599-$15,449

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KAWASAKI TERYX 800FI, CAMO & LE:
Price hasn’t changed for the three Teryx models, and the base model gets new Super Black plastic with green graphics and shock springs, while the camo gets a Realtree Xtra Green dip and sun top. The LE gets a new Metallic Stardust White color choice with Candy Lime Green suspension arms, shock springs and highlights for the trick splilt-spoke wheels. The Teryx sports the same double-X frame and 783cc V-twin as the T4, but has a slick full-width storage box and rear side panels instead of rear seats and doors. All have 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: f/r Dual disc/multi-disc
Fuel capacity 7.9 gal.
Towing capacity 1300 lb.
Bed capacity 600 lb.
Length/width/height 117.3″/61.6″/74.8″
Tire sizes: f/r AT26x9-12/AT26x11-12
Claimed curb weight 1,547.2; LE, 1,556 lb.
Colors Super Black, Realtree Xtra Green,
LE Candy Lime Green, Metallic Stardust White
Price $12,999; Camo, $14,299; LE, $14,999

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ARCTIC CAT WILDCAT 700 SPORT, XT & LTD EPS:
The new Sport Cat comes in three packages—Standard, XT and LTD—and has a 60-inch width, 12.2 inches of front travel and 12.6 inches of rear travel with dual A-arms linked by a torsion bar. Base and XT models sport JRi ECX-1 shocks with 70-position compression adjusters, 26-inch four-ply Trail Pro tires, 13-inch GC, and 60-plus hp from two 76.9mm pistons and closed-loop EFI. The XT package adds paint and aluminum wheels, while the LTD sports EPS, Elka Stage 5 shocks with dual-range compression clickers, full doors and paint.

Motor type 700cc 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC I-twin
Transmission Dual-range Team CVT w/rev.
Drive system. 2WD, 4WD, 4WD w/ diff-lock
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/12.2″
Rear Dual A-arm/12.6″
Brakes: f/r Hydraulic discs/hydraulic discs
Fuel capacity 7.4 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 110.5″/60″/65.8″
Tire sizes: f/r 26×8-12/26×10-12
Claimed dry weight 1,054 lb.; LTD, 1074 lb.
Colors Green, red; XT Viper Blue, Vibrant Red;
LTD White Metallic, Black Matte
Price $13,399; XT, $13,999; LTD, $15,699

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ARCTIC CAT WILDCAT 700 TRAIL, XT & LTD EPS:
The 50-inch Trail Cat returns with closed-loop EFI, 60+ hp, Fox HPG shocks, front/rear sway bars, tilt steering, and 25-inch Trail Pros on steel 12-inch rims. The XT package adds two-tone aluminum wheels and painted body and A-arms, and the LTD adds variable-assist EPS but no upgrade to Elka adjustable shocks. WB is 84.6 inches like the Sport Cat, and the Trail Cat has 6.4 hp for every 100 pounds of weight for quick acceleration.

Motor type 700cc 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC I-Twin
Transmission Dual-range Team CVT w/ rev.
Drive system. 2WD, 4WD, 4WD w/ diff-lock
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/10″
Rear Dual A-arm/10.2″
Brakes: f/r Hydraulic discs/hydraulic discs
Fuel capacity 7.4 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 110.5″/50″/64.3″
Tire sizes: f/r 25×8-12/25×10-12
Claimed dry weight 990 lb.; LTD 1,003 lb.
Colors Lime Green, Red; XT Arctic Green, Vibrant Red;
LTD White Metallic, Vibrant Red
Price $11,899; XT, $12,899; LTD, $13,799

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POLARIS RANGER RZR 570 & TRAIL EPS-LE:
The 570 is the only RZR with the original body style remaining, and it gets the White Lightning treatment for 2015. The 45-hp, 567cc ProStar single goes from 0–35 mph in 4 seconds, and the 77-inch WB makes it rip from turn to turn in the woods. Front and rear torsion bars fight body roll, and ZF Sachs HPG shocks provide 9 inches of front travel and 9.5 inches out back. The Trail LE upgrades to EPS, EBS, VersaTrac Turf-mode unlocking rear diff, and cast-aluminum wheels shod with Maxxis tires instead of Anclas.

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: f/r Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 7.25 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 107.5″/50″/69″
Tire sizes: f/r 25×8-12/25×10-12
Claimed dry weight 996 lb.
Colors White Lightning, EPS Sunset Red
Price $10,299; EPS, $12,299

FOUR-SEAT EXTREME-PERFORMANCE UTVs

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ARCTIC CAT WILDCAT 4X EPS:
For 2015, the 4X switches to Robby Gordon JR1 ECX-1 shocks with 70-position compression adjustments on the shaft, and it gets the upgraded 90-plus hp X engine, painted aluminum bumpers and steel suspension arms, Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 tires on two-tone seven-spoke wheels. All Wildcat 1000s have the Team Rapid-Response roller CVT clutch, closed-loop EFI and variable-assist EPS with the most at low speeds. Price doesn’t increase for 2015.

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: f/r 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: f/r 27x9R14/27x11R14
Claimed dry weight 1,558 lb.
Colors Viper Blue or White Metallic paint
Price $20,999

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ARCTIC CAT WILDCAT 4X LTD EPS:
The 4X Limited upgrades from half plastic to full aluminum doors, blacked-out aluminum beadlock wheels shod with 27-inch ITP Blackwater Evolution tires, molded plastic roof and Elka Stage 5 shocks with dual-rate springs, dual-speed compression adjusters, single-speed rebound adjusters and ring-type spring preload. Closed-loop EFI adds 25 percent more fuel economy and reduces emissions 33 percent, and all 1000s get a new ceramic-coated exhaust system with larger canister.

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: f/r Hydraulic discs/hydraulic discs
Fuel capacity 8.8 gal.
Towing capacity N/A
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 157″/64″/71.5″
Tire sizes: f/r 27x9R14/27x11R14
Claimed dry weight 1,591 lb.
Colors Matte White or Matte Black paint
Price $23,699

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CAN-AM MAVERICK 1000R MAX & X RS DPS MAX:
Maverick Max 1000s have stadium seating, 27-inch Bighorn 2.0 tires and a wheelbase of 113.8 inches. Get the base Max without EPS in yellow, or the Max X xr DPS with Tri-mode EPS, Visco-Lok QE front diff, upgraded Fox Podium X RC2.5 shocks with high- and low-speed compression adjusters, rebound and preload. The DPS comes in yellow/black, white/black/red or Can-Am Red paint with X-package custom steering wheel, seat trim and graphics.

Motor type 976cc, 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/ rev.& EBS
Drive system. 2WD/4WD/Visco-Lok QE
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/14″
Rear 5-link trailing-arm/14″
Brakes: f/r Dual disc/dual-disc
Fuel capacity 10 gal.
Towing capacity None
Bed capacity 150 lb.
Length/width/height 148″/64″/78″
Tire sizes: f/r 27×9-12/27×11-12
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

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CAN-AM MAVERICK 1000X DS MAX & MAX TURBO:
The new 1000X ds Max has longer rear torsion arms and more travel (15/16 inches) via Fox Podium X RC2.5 piggyback shocks with dual-speed compression tuning, 28-inch Bighorn 2.0s on aluminum beadlock rims, and 101 hp via 91mm x 75mm, eight-valve V-twin with 54mm EFI throttle body. It comes in black, white and Manta Green, or go with the turbocharged version with 121 hp with an 8-pound boost and the option of Carbon Black and Manta Green livery.

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/15″
Rear 5-link trailing-arm/16″
Brakes: f/r Dual disc/dual-disc
Fuel capacity 10 gal.
Towing capacity None
Bed capacity 150 lb.
Length/width/height 146.5″/64″/78″
Tire sizes: f/r 28×9-14/28×11-14
Claimed dry weight 1,619 lb.; Turbo, 1,649 lb.
Colors Yellow, red, X RS Yellow/black,
white/red/black, red
Price $21,499-$21,699; Turbo, $24,099-$25,099

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CAN-AM COMMANDER 1000R MAX DPS, XT & LTD:
Commander Max DPS’ have stadium seating, HPG shocks and 106.1-inch wheelbase, and the two-level locking bed has a 600-pound capacity. Max XTs add 4500-pound Warn winch, front bumper, bed rails, mud guards, and optional NEXT G-1 Vista Camo or brushed aluminum water dips. Limited Maxs add a hard roof, Garmin Montana 650t GPS, full sound system with USB, iPod and iPhone ports and high-end, four-way-adjustable Fox Podium X RC 2.0 piggyback shocks and LTD trim package.

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: f/r Dual disc/dual-disc
Fuel capacity 10 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 600 lbs.
Length/width/height 148.5″/58.6″/75.4″
Tire sizes: f/r AT27x9-14/AT27x9-14
Claimed dry weight 1,635 lb.
Colors DPS Yellow, XT Yellow, brushed aluminum,
camo, LTD Pearl White, Deep Pewter Satin
Price $16,299; XT, $17,899-$18,749; LTD, $21,699

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POLARIS RZR XP-4 1000 EPS:
Havasu Red Pearl is a new color choice for 2015, and the XP-4 gets the new closed-loop EFI, exhaust and 11:1 compression engine that makes 110 hp. The XP-4 gets a new CVT belt, covered air intakes on the bed and CVT cover with a third duct blowing cool air directly on the clutch for longer belt life. WB is 117 inches, and twin-puck hydraulic brake calipers are on all four corners. Exclusive WER needle shocks provide 16 inches of front travel and 18 inches in back; the front piggyback and rear remote-reservoir shocks have adjustable compression damping and ring-type preload adjustment for the dual-rate springs.

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: f/r Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 9.5 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 300 lb.
Length/width/height 146″/64″/73.75″
Tire sizes: f/r 29×9-14/29×12-14
Claimed dry weight 1,596 lb.
Colors Voodoo Blue, Havasu Red Pearl
Price $22,299

36-Kawasaki-Teryx4

KAWASAKI TERYX-4 800FI, CAMO & LE:
Teryxs sport a 783cc V-twin with 85mm pistons, 69mm stroke, 10.7:1 compression and two 36mm Mikuni throttle bodies for the EFI intake. Double-C frame design gives more ground clearance and attack angles for less drag with the 26-inch Bighorns and trick two-tone aluminum wheels (steel on camo). Fox Podium X shocks sport 24-position compression adjustment and ring preload adjustments, and rack-and-pinion steering with variable-assist EPS yields great handling with the 85.7-inch WB. LEs get a new third color choice, and they’re all stunning.

Motor type 783cc, 8-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: f/r 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: f/r 26×9-12/26×11-12
Claimed curb weight 1,591 lb.
Colors Super Black, Realtree Xtra Green,
LE Candy Burnt Orange, Candy Lime Green,
Metallic Stardust White
Price $15,799; Camo, $16,299; LE, $16,999

HIGH-PERFORMANCE/RECREATION-UTILITY UTVs

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ARCTIC CAT PROWLER XT 1000 EPS:
For 2015, Prowlers get an extreme makeover with aggressive styling, automotive hood and Surlyn body panels from snowmobiles for a tougher finish. The halogen headlights get LED accents for better night vision, and the redesigned dash has a tilt steering wheel with EPS, larger glovebox and a center cubby. The 951cc H2 V-twin has closed-loop EFI with 25 percent more fuel range and EBS, and it turns 27-inch Bighorn 2.0 rubber via a Duromatic CVT. Price didn’t increase for 2015.

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: f/r Hydraulic disc
Fuel capacity 8.2 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 600 lb.
Length/width/height 119.25″/61″/79″
Tire sizes: f/r 27x9R14/27x11R14
Claimed dry weight 1,315
Colors Black, red, orange
Price $14,999

2015-Ranger-XP-900-eps-BU-PPC_Lo3q_V2

POLARIS RANGER XP 900 HUNTER EDITION & DELUXE HE:
The Hunter Edition EPS sports a dual gun scabbard and 4500-pound winch for an extra $1000 over the XP-EPS price. Polaris unleashes three Deluxe Edition Ranger XP 900s for 2015, and the Deluxe Hunter Edition has PPC half doors and a roof to match the body. The Deluxe has PRO-FIT pop-out glass windshield and rear window, front and rear brush guards, nerf bars, dual gun scabbards, heated seats and rear storage bin. The ProStar 875cc engine has 10.6:1 compression and new 68-hp output, a 13-percent increase, and the CVT gets a larger intake opening for improved cooling airflow.

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″
Rear Dual A-arm/10″
Brakes: f/r Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 10 gal.
Towing capacity 2000 lb.
Bed capacity 1000 lb.
Length/width/height 116.5″/63.5″/76″ Deluxe 120″/63.5″/77″
Tire sizes: f/r 26×10-12/26×11-12
Claimed dry weight 1,342 lb.; Deluxe, 1,591 lb.
Colors Polaris Pursuit Camo
Price $16,199; Deluxe, $20,799

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POLARIS RANGER XP 900 DELUXE NORTHSTAR EDITION:
Extreme cold can put a real damper on off-road fun, so Polaris unleashes the Northstar Deluxe XP 900 full PRO-FIT cabin enclosure with lockable doors with sliding glass, fixed-glass windshield, rear glass panel, roof, heater with windshield defroster, heated custom seats, windshield wipers, rear-view mirror and dome light. All XP 900s have a driver-side 10-gallon fuel cell, 37 liters of storage space, in-dash range selector and toggle for 2WD, one-demand 4WD and 1WD with turf-mode unlocking rear diff.

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″
Rear Dual A-arm/10″
Brakes: f/r Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 10 gal.
Towing capacity 2000 lb.
Bed capacity 1000 lb.
Length/width/height 120″/63.5″/77″
Tire sizes: f/r 26×10-12/26×11-12
Claimed dry weight 1,640 lb.
Colors Sunset Red
Price $21,299

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POLARIS RANGER XP 900 VOGUE SILVER DELUXE:
New for 2015, the Vogue Silver Deluxe has painted bodywork, half doors, silver-and-black cut-and-sew seats, premium tilt steering wheel, center console and Integrated Digital Display with 4.3-inch LCD screen, GPS with download, and Bluetooth connectivity. All Ranger XP 900s gets 13 percent more output from the 875cc ProStar engine with 93mm pistons, 64.4mm stroke, 10.6:1 compression and 68 hp on 87-octane gasoline with up to 10-percent ethanol, plus EBS.

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″
Rear Dual A-arm/10″
Brakes: f/r Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 10 gal.
Towing capacity 2000 lb.
Bed capacity 1000 lb.
Length/width/height 116.5″/60″/76″
Tire sizes: f/r 26×10-12/26×11-12
Claimed dry weight 1,420 lb.
Colors Vogue Silver Deluxe
Price $16,999

Ranger900EPSWhite

POLARIS RANGER XP 900 & EPS:
For 2015, the XP 900 gets a more powerful 68-hp ProStar twin engine with new intake openings for engine and CVT for improved cooling airflow, improved drivetrain durability and new headrests. Profiled ROPS cage tubes are integrated for full cab enclosure with PURE PRO-FIT accessories, and the cargo box has more tie-down points and improved tailgate. EPS XPs have seven color choices and upgrade to variable-assist EPS, EBS, painted bodywork and cast-aluminum wheels shod with 26-inch PXT rubber.

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: f/r Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 10 gal.
Towing capacity 2000 lb.
Bed capacity 1000 lb.
Length/width/height 1166.5″/60″/76″
Tire sizes: f/r 25×10-12/25×11-12 (EPS 26″)
Claimed dry weight 1,591 lb.,
Colors Green, Red, PPC, EPS Green, Solar Red,
Super Steel Gray, Sunset Red, White Lightning, PPC
Price $13,399-$14,199; EPS, $14,399-$15,199

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CFMOTO ZFORCE 800, 800 EX & UFORCE 800:
CFMoto makes two sporty and one utility 800 that share a 63-hp V-twin engine and suspension components, and CFMoto has excellent quality and components that normally cost extra, like a 3500-pound winch, half-windshield, side mirrors, roof and over-fenders. ZForce models have a RZR-like bed, while the UForce sports a dumping bed. All sport aggressive 26-inch tires on 14-inch custom wheels and fit into full-sized trucks via a 51-inch width (EX 59.4). New for 2015, all are available with EPS for an extra $800.

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,” EX 10″
Rear Dual A-arm/9.1,” EX 10″
Brakes: f/r Dual disc/dual disc
Fuel capacity 7.13 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 286 lb.
Length/width/height 113″(UForce 117″)/56.3″
(EX 59.4″)/74.2″
Tire sizes: f/r AT26x9-14/AT26x11-14
Claimed dry weight Z, 1212 lb.; U, 1,225.8 lb.
Colors Black, red, gray, UForce Gray, orange,
black, camo
Price $9699; EX, $10,499; UForce, $9999;
EPS $10,499-$11,299

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ARCTIC CAT PROWLER XT 700 EPS & CAMO:
The XT 700 also gets a new hood with a 22-gallon storage underneath, new styling, Surlyn resin-based body panels and new dash with 1.9-gallon glove box. Prowler XTs also get a new air-box lid, more-secure filter mounting and upgraded intake with one-piece boot, and there’s a pre-filter behind the passenger backrest. The 695cc single has new closed-loop EFI with better emissions and fuel economy, and the cabin has an EPS-assisted tilt wheel and 3 inches more room. Camos have steel wheels with 26-inch Duro Kaden radial tires.

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: f/r Hydraulic disc
Fuel capacity 8.2 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 600 lb.
Length/width/height 119.25″/61″/79″
Tire sizes: f/r 26x9R14/26x11R14
Claimed dry weight 1,251
Colors Black, red, True Timber Camo
Price $13,599; Camo, $13,949

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ARCTIC CAT PROWLER HDX700 XT EPS & CAMO:
The three-person HDX doesn’t get the new styling or Surlyn body, but it does get closed-loop EFI for 25 percent better fuel economy and lower emissions. The HDX has a half-ton bed capacity, and the tilt bed has removable sides to convert to a flatbed. EPS, a five-position tilt wheel and a sculpted bench seat increase comfort, and wheel-well storage bins and 25-pound under-hood bin increase storage. Rear Fox Float-assist shocks level the load.

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: f/r Hydraulic disc
Fuel capacity 8.2 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 1000 lb.
Length/width/height 129″/60″/76.5″
Tire sizes: f/r 26x9R14/26x11R14
Claimed dry weight 1,363 lb.
Colors Vibrant Red or Emerald Green Metallic,
True Timber Camo
Price $13,699; Camo, $13,999

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HONDA PIONEER 700 & PIONEER 4 700:
Honda put a lot of engineering into the Pioneers, with the two-seat version having the same two-piece frame with 76.8-inch WB as the P-4, which has ingenious folding rear seats and a system to keep the bed from tilting if either are raised, plus a full-length cage. Both 700s sport a Rincon-based 675cc engine with 102mm piston, 82.6mm stroke, 9.2:1 compression and EFI with 40mm throttle body. There is no CVT belt to break, because it gets an automotive-style three-speed transmission plus reverse and 4WD with locking front diff.

Motor type 675cc liquid-cooled OHV (4) Single
Transmission Auto-style 3-speed w/ rev.
Drive system. 4WD/2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/7.9″
Rear Dual A-arm/9.1″
Brakes: f/r Hydraulic discs/disc
Fuel capacity 7.9 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 1000 lb.
Length/width/height 114.7″/64″/76.9″
Tire sizes: f/r 25×10-12/25×10-12
Claimed curb weight 1,261 lb., P-4 1,396 lb.
Colors Red, olive, Honda Phantom Camo,
P-4 red, black, Honda Phantom camo
Price $10,299-$10,899; P-4, $11,899;
Camo, $12,299

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KYMCO 700I UXV LE & CAMO:
The 50th Anniversary Limited Edition is gold metallic with emblem and split-spoke wheels. It has a 45-hp single engine with EFI, 3000-pound winch, and push-button 2WD/4WD/diff-lock switch, under-seat and -hood storage, multi-function digital display panel, and hydraulic-assist dump bed with a 440-pound capacity. The camo UXV700i sports new True Timber New Conceal Camouflage, and both have 1200-pound towing via a 2-inch receiver.

Motor type 695cc, 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: f/r Dual disc/disc
Fuel capacity 8.45 gal.
Towing capacity 1200 lb.
Bed capacity 440 lb.
Length/width/height 113″/59″/73.8″
Tire sizes: f/r AT25x8-12/AT25x10-12
Claimed dry weight 1,218 lb.
Colors LE Gold Metallic, True Timber New
Conceal Camo
Price LE, $10,699; Camo, $10,499

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KYMCO 700I UXV & TURF:
The new-for-2014 700i is a Rhino replica with aggressive, pickup-like styling with LED lights, under-hood storage and a locking glove box. It has 7.5 inches of travel and a locking front diff. The Turf UXV has an unlocking rear diff, in addition to the front and turf tires plus OD Green plastic. The standard 700i comes in four colors, and accessories include an EPS kit ($789.99), SP kit with half doors, LED light bar, spare tire and mount, hard top, rear nets and bumper, and half windshield ($1,699.99), hard door kit ($399.99) and HE gunboat kit ($274.99).

Motor type 695cc, 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: f/r Dual disc/disc
Fuel capacity 8.45 gal.
Towing capacity 1200 lb.
Bed capacity 440 lb.
Length/width/height 113″/59″/73.8″
Tire sizes: f/r AT25x8-12/AT25x10-12
Claimed dry weight 1,137 lb.
Colors Green, red, blue, orange, Turf OD Green
Price $10,099; Turf, $10,399

70-Yamaha-Viking

YAMAHA VIKING 700FI, CAMO, EPS & SE EPS:
The three-person Viking has the 686cc engine under the tilt bed for easy access, and the large intake tract has a huge filter under the center seat and intake under the hood for easy (yearly!) service and deep-water capabilities. Both non-EPS and EPS models come in Steel Blue without a sun top and red, green or camo with a sun top. Travel is 8.1 inches, and its wider than the Rhino at 61.8 inches. The Special Edition has Matte Silver plastic, over-fenders, bed rails, mud flaps, trick blacked-out aluminum wheels and graphics.

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: f/r Dual disc/dual discs
Fuel capacity 9.7 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 600 lb.
Length/width/height 122″/61.8″/74.1″
Tire sizes: f/r AT25x8-12/AT25x10-12
Claimed curb weight 1,342 lb.
Colors Hunter Green, Steel Blue, Red,
Realtree AP-HD Camo, SE Matte Silver
Price $11,799; Camo, $12,599;
EPS, $12,799-$13,599; SE-EPS, $14,049

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CFMOTO ZFORCE 600:
CFMoto loads its machines with accessories that normally cost extra or come on LTD models, and the ZForce 600 has 3000-pound winch, full windshield, trick two-tone aluminum wheels, hard top, side mirrors, tilt steering wheel, cargo and side nets, and stainless steel bumpers. The 593cc single produces 33.5 hp, and the dual-range CVT turns 27-inch tires on 14-inch wheels.

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/9.5 ”
Rear Trailing arm/9.1″
Brakes: f/r Dual disc/dual-disc
Fuel capacity 7.13 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 220 lb.
Length/width/height 103.5″/52″/70.9″
Tire sizes: f/r AT27x9-14/AT27x11-14
Claimed dry weight 992 lb.
Colors Orange, blue
Price $8499

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POLARIS RANGER 570, CAMO & EPS:
The Ranger 570 gets a 10-percent power increase with closed-loop EFI; the ProStar 567cc single has a 99mm piston, 73.6mm stroke, 10:1 compression and 44-hp output. Wheelbase is 73 inches, and a 58-inch width lets it fit in the back of a full-size pickup.
New for 2015, the mid-size 570 gets styling to match the full-sized 570, 20-percent increase in towing capacity and 24-percent-larger 2-gallon glove box, 5.3-gallon in-dash storage, 3.7-gallon behind-the-seat storage and 1-inch-more travel all around with McPherson strut front and IRS.

Motor type 567cc 4-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC single
Transmission Dual-range PVT
Drive system. 4WD/2WD/1WD
Suspension/travel:
Front McPherson strut/9″
Rear Dual A-arm/9″
Brakes: f/r Dual disc/dual disc
Fuel capacity 9 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 500 lb.
Length/width/height 110″/58″/73″
Tire sizes: f/r 25×8-12/25×11-12
Claimed dry weight 1,042 lb.
Colors Sage Green, Solar Red, PPC, EPS Bronze Mist
Price $9799; Camo, $10,399; EPS, $11,499

Ranger570FSPPC

POLARIS FULL-SIZE RANGER 570, CAMO & EPS:
New for 2015, the Ranger 570 Full-Size has dual-A-arm suspension front and rear with ZF Sachs HPG shocks providing 10 inches of travel, and the width is 60 inches, while wheelbase is 81 inches. It has an ROPS-certified cage with PRO-FIT flush-mount tubes and Lock & Ride bed and seating for three people. It tows a ton via a 2-inch receiver, and the drivetrain is stronger to handle the extra power (44 hp) over the old Ranger 500. The EPS 570FS has 26-inch tires.

Motor type 567cc 4-valve, liquid-cooled DOHC single
Transmission Dual-range PVT
Drive system. 4WD/2WD/1WD
Suspension/travel:
Front McPherson strut/8″
Rear Dual A-arm/9″
Brakes: f/r dual disc/dual disc
Fuel capacity 10 gal.
Towing capacity 2000 lb.
Bed capacity 500 lb.
Length/width/height 116.5″/60″/73″
Tire sizes: f/r 25×8-12/25×11-12 (EPS 26″)
Claimed dry weight 1,265 lb.; EPS, 1,320 lb.
Colors Solar Red, Sage Green, PPC, EPS Turbo Silver
Price $11,299; Camo, $11,999; EPS, $12,999

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ARCTIC CAT PROWLER XT 550:
The XT 550 gets aggressive new styling, a sleek hood with 2.5 cubic-foot under storage, tough Surlyn bodywork, combination halogen and LED light bar headlights, and a new dash with digital gauges, tilt steering, dash-mounted range selector and 3 inches more legroom. It also gets new gas/brake pedals, three-point belts, a new occupant-restraint system with handle-lock nets instead of doors for easy entry/exit, and under-dash fuse box. Closed-loop EFI increases fuel range 25 percent and lowers emissions

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: f/r Hydraulic disc
Fuel capacity 8.2 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 600 lb.
Length/width/height 118.8″/61.5″/79″
Tire sizes: f/r 26x9R14/26x11R14
Claimed dry weight 1,230
Colors Black
Price $11,299

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ARCTIC CAT PROWLER 500 HDX:
New closed-loop EFI increases fuel efficiency 25 percent and lowers emissions to meet EPA standards, and the 445cc single has a dual-range CVT with EBS. HDX models have a full ROPS, sculpted bench seat with room for three, 1500-pound towing capacity, and wheel-well and under-hood storage bins. The 500 has a convertible tilt bed that can be configured as a flatbed for hauling a variety of payloads up to 600 pounds, and it sports 26-inch Duro Kaden radials on black steel wheels.

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: f/r Hydraulic discs
Fuel capacity 8.2 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 600 lb.
Length/width/height 129″/60″/79″
Tire sizes: f/r 26x9R14/26x11R14
Claimed dry weight 1,307 lb.
Colors Green, red
Price $10,999

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KYMCO 500I UXV, TURF, CAMO, LE & G:
Like the 700i, the UXV500i comes in standard, 50th-anniversary LE, Camo, and Turf packages, plus the new 500i G with a totally enclosed, fan-cooled, 5000-watt generator! Power your worksite or camp in style. The LE is Gold Metallic for the 50th anniversary version, and Camo has a True Timber New Conceal pattern, and the Turf has locking/unlocking front and rear differentials and OD Green plastic. The Hunter Edition is reduced to a gun-boot kit for 2015.

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: f/r Dual disc/disc
Fuel capacity 8.45 gal.
Towing capacity 1200 lb.
Bed capacity 420 lb.
Length/width/height 113″/59″/72.8″
Tire sizes: f/r AT25x8-12/AT25x10-12
Claimed dry weight 1,212 lb. LE 1,218 lb., G 1,226 lb.
Colors Green, Red, Orange, Blue; LE Gold;
New Conceal Camo: G Red
Price $9499; Turf, $9799; Camo $9999;
LE, $10,199; G, $12,999

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KYMCO 500 UXV:
The carburetor version of the 500 remains with styling updates of the 700i/500i models, and the 498cc engine puts out 36 hp with a dual-range CVT with locking front differential. Wheelbase is 75.2 inches, GC is 12.2 inches, and width is 59 inches for stability. Travel is 7.5 inches all around, just like the old Rhino 450. All Kymco UTVs are EPA/CARB/USFS certified and have a one-year warranty.

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: f/r Dual disc/disc
Fuel capacity 8.45 gal.
Towing capacity 1200 lb.
Bed capacity 420 lb.
Length/width/height 113″/59″/72.8″
Tire sizes: f/r AT25x8-12/AT25x10-12
Claimed dry weight 1,157 lb.
Colors Red, green
Price $7999

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HONDA PIONEER 500
New for 2015, Honda enters the 50-inch UTV wars with the Pioneer 500, the first UTV to sport a five-speed transmission with paddle shifters on the steering wheel! It has a 92mm piston, 71.5mm stroke, 9.5:1 compression and EFI with 36mm throttle body. Four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes have 200mm front and 170mm rear rotors, WB is 73.1 inches, and GC is 9.6 inches. It has a rear rack with a 450-pound capacity instead of a tilt bed and single-operation doors/nets, and the engine is based on the Foreman ATV.

Motor type 475cc liquid-cooled OHV (4) single
Transmission Auto-clutch 5-speed w/ rev.
Drive system. 4WD/2WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/5.9″
Rear Dual A-arm/5.9″
Brakes: f/r Hydraulic discs/disc
Fuel capacity 3.96 gal.
Towing capacity 1000 lb.
Rack capacity 1000 lb.
Length/width/height 102.5″/50″/76.9″
Tire sizes: f/r 24×8-12/24×10-12
Claimed curb weight 1010 lb.
Colors Red, olive, yellow, Honda Phantom camo
Price $8499; Camo, $9099

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KYMCO 450I UXV, CAMO, TURF & LE:
New for 2015, the 450i has a 443cc EFI engine producing 33 hp, and the driveline includes a CVT with Park mode and locking front differential. It shares aggressive styling with larger Kymcos and has a gas-assist tile bed with a 440-pound capacity and storage bin in the tailgate with a removable tray, plus bins under the seat and hood. The Turf 450i has an unlocking rear diff and Carlisle Turf tires, while the 50th Anniversary LE sports Gold Metallic bodywork, 3000-pound winch, custom tilt steering wheel and trick aluminum wheels.

Motor type 443cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC EFI 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: f/r Dual disc/disc
Fuel capacity 8.5 gal.
Towing capacity 1200 lb.
Bed capacity 420 lb.
Length/width/height 106.3″/56.7″/72.8″
Tire sizes: f/r AT25x8-12/AT25x10-12
Claimed dry weight 1080 lb.; LE, 1095 lb.
Colors Red, blue, New Conceal Camo;
Turf Green; LE Gold Metallic
Price $7999; Camo/Turf, $8499; LE, $8699

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POLARIS RANGER ETX:
New for 2015, the ETX combines the Sportsman Ace ProStar 31-hp single EFI engine with new CVT tuning and the mid-size Ranger 570 chassis to create the $8699 UTV. That platform got an inch more travel all around with strut front suspension and dual-A-arm rear end, and the tires are 25-inch Carlisle 489s. The ROPS-certified cage has flush-mount PRO-FIT tubes for mounting cab accessories, and the 500-pound capacity tilt bed has gas assist. The ETX tows 1500 pounds and fits in the bed of most pickups.

Motor type 325cc 4-valve, liquid-cooled, DOHC single
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/ rev.
Drive system. 4WD/2WD/1WD
Suspension/travel:
Front McPherson strut/9″
Rear Dual A-arm/10″
Brakes: f/r Dual disc/dual disc
Fuel capacity 9 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 500 lb.
Length/width/height 110″/58″/73″
Tire sizes: f/r 25×8-12/25×11-12
Claimed dry weight 1045 lb.
Colors Sage Green, White Lightning
Price $8699

ELECTRIC UTVs

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CAN-AM COMMANDER E, E XT & E LSV:
The Base E comes with 25-inch Maxxis Ceros tires on steel rims and yellow plastic. The E XT upgrades to 27-inch Bighorn 2.0s on 14-inch aluminum rims, bed rails, mud guards, and front bumper. The E LSV sports 26-inch Ceros on 14-inch aluminum wheels, the same add-ons and Pearl White finish as the E XT, plus street-legal DOT belts, horn, flasher kit, lit license-plate holder and 2WD with locking rear differential. The 48-volt motor has 30 peak hp, and it runs on eight 12-volt batteries.

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: f/r Dual disc/disc
Fuel capacity 110-120V, fast-charge 240V
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 600 lb.
Length/width/height 118.3″/58.6″/72″
Tire sizes: f/r 25×9-12/25×11-12
Claimed dry weight 1,914 lb.
Colors Yellow, XT/LSV Pearl White
Price $15,999; E-XT, $17,999;
LSV, $17,999-$19,299

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POLARIS RANGER EV 4X4 & CAMO:
Using the same platform as the Ranger 570, the EV gets an inch more front travel, and towing is increased by 20 percent to 1500 pounds. For 2015, it gets more aggressive styling like full-size Rangers, plus flush-fit PRO-FIT ROPS cage and Lock & Ride bed. It has 25×9-12 inch Carlisle turf tires and twin-puck hydraulic brake calipers all around to deal with the extra weight of the eight 12-volt batteries and direct-drive 48-volt electric motor. It also gets more (11 gallons) dash, glove box and behind-the-seat storage.

Motor type 48V AC-induction electric
Transmission Direct drive, 3 mode
Drive system. 4WD/2WD/1WD
Suspension/travel:
Front McPherson strut/9″
Rear Dual A-arm/9″
Brakes: f/r Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 8-hour charge
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 500 lb.
Length/width/height 110″/56.5″/73″
Tire sizes: f/r 25×9-12/25×9-12
Claimed dry weight 1,726 lb.
Colors Avalanche Gray, Polaris Pursuit Camo
Price $11,299; Camo, $11,899

UTILITY/MULTI-PASSENGER UTVs

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UTV Action Magazine 2015 UTV Buyer’s Guide

POLARIS RANGER DIESEL:
The Ranger Diesel gets a new Kohler three-cylinder, 1028cc diesel that is Tier 4 compliant and has a 110-amp alternator. It has improved intakes for the engine and clutch, ROPS-certified cage with flush-mount PRO-FIT tubes for accessories, On-Demand 4WD with VersaTrac Turf-mode unlocking rear diff, and an 81-inch WB like Ranger XPs. It tows a ton and carries a half ton in the bed, which has more tie-down points. The Diesel HST (hydrostatic transmission) is available as a 2014 model for $15,199.

Motor type 1028cc liquid-cooled, indirect-injection triple
Transmission Automatic dual-range CVT w/ rev.
Drive system. 4WD/2WD/1WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/10″
Rear Dual A-arm/10″
Brakes: f/r Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 10 gal.
Towing capacity 2000 lb.
Bed capacity 1000 lb.
Length/width/height 116″/60″/76″
Tire sizes: f/r 25×10-12/25×11-12
Claimed dry weight 1,430 lb.
Colors Sage green
Price $13,799

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POLARIS RANGER DIESEL CREW & HIPPO MPS:
The Diesel Crew gets the new Kohler, indirect-injection, 1028cc triple with 24 hp and 110-amp alternator, and WB is 113 inches. Seating for six is handled by two bench seats, and rear headrests are new. The ROPS-certified cage has flush-mount tubes for PRO-FIT cab accessories, and the bed has more tie-down points and an improved tailgate. The HIPPO adds an integrated 1041C Multi-Power System with hydraulic (1), pneumatic (2), 120-volt and 20-amp electric (2) and welding equipment (1) fittings to power any job in the field.

Motor type 1028cc 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: f/r Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 10 gal.
Towing capacity 2000 lb.
Bed capacity 1000 lb.
Length/width/height 148.5″/61″/76″
Tire sizes: f/r 26×10-12/26×11-12
Claimed dry weight 1,690 lb.; HIPPO, 2,403 lb.
Colors Sage Green
Price $14,999; HIPPO, $56,999

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POLARIS RANGER XP 900 CREW, EPS & EPS CAMO:
Non-EPS Crews come in green or red, while EPS versions have three wilder painted colors or Polaris Pursuit Camo. The five-person Crew gets new larger duct openings for engine and CVT intake ducts and edgier headrests. The ProStar 875cc twin has 93mm pistons, a 64.4mm stroke, 10.6:1 compression, closed-loop EFI with a 46mm throttle body and a 60-hp output. The ROPS cage has PRO-FIT tubes for adding cab enclosures or windshield, and it tows a ton and carries a 1750-pound payload.

Motor type 875cc liquid-cooled, 8-valve DOHC 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: f/r Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 10 gal.
Towing capacity 2000 lb.
Bed capacity 1000 lb.
Length/width/height 148.5″/61″/76″
Tire sizes: f/r 26×10-12/26×11-12
Claimed dry weight 1,571 lb., EPS 1,587 lb.
Colors Sage Green, Solar Red; EPS White Lightning,
Sunset Red, Super Steel Gray, PPC
Price $14,399; EPS, $16,199

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POLARIS RANGER 900-6 CREW, EPS & EPS CAMO:
New for 2015, the Crew 900-6 replaces the center console with a full-bench front seat to accommodate six people. One non-EPS model comes only in Sage Green with black steel wheels, while EPS models offer two painted finishes or water-dipped camouflage. The Crew has a payload of 1750 pounds and tows a ton via a 2-inch receiver, and the VersaTrac rear diff unlocks for Turf mode via the same toggle that engages Polaris’ On-Demand AWD system

Motor type 875cc liquid-cooled, 8-valve DOHC EFI I-twin
Transmission CVT w/ hi-lo & rev.
Drive system. 4WD/2WD/1WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/10″
Rear Dual A-arm/10″
Brakes: f/r Dual disc/dual disc
Fuel capacity 10 gal.
Towing capacity 2000 lb.
Bed capacity 1000 lb.
Length/width/height 148.5″/61″/76″
Tire sizes: f/r 26×9-12/26×11-12
Claimed dry weight 1,571 lb.
Colors Sage Green, EPS Sunset Red,
White Lightning, PPC
Price $14,399, EPS $16,199

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KAWASAKI PRO FXT MULE, EPS, EPS-LE & CAMO EPS:
Kawasaki celebrates its 40-year KMM anniversary with the fastest, most-suspended Mule ever, as it has more torque, travel and width than the Teryx 800. It has a Teryx-like X frame and can be converted from a three-person UTV with a 1000-pound-capacity tilt bed to a six-person and 350-pound-capacity bed. The 812cc triple powers it to 46 mph, suspension travel is 8.7 inches, and WB is 92.3 inches, so it has a tight-turning radius. The FXT stands for “Force X-chassis Transformer,” and it’s designed to “transform the way you live.” Work it hard, then play harder!

Motor type 812cc, 6-valve, liquid-cooled DOHC triple
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/ rev. & EBS
Drive system. 2WD, 4WD, diff-lock 4WD
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm/8.7″
Rear Dual A-arm/8.7″
Brakes: f/r Dual disc/multi-disc
Fuel capacity 7.9 gal.
Towing capacity 2000 lb.
Bed capacity 350-1000 lbs.
Length/width/height 133.3″/64″/79.5″
Tire sizes: f/r AT26x9R12/AT26x11R12
Claimed curb weight 1,898.5 lb.
Colors Black; EPS Black, Green; EPS-LE Green,
Dark Royal Red; Camo-EPS Realtree Xtra Green
Price $12,999; EPS, $13,999;
EPS-LE/Camo-EPS, $15,599

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JOHN DEERE GATOR XUV 825I SE:
John Deere’s premier cross-over UTV is the XUV825i Midnight Black SE, powered by an EFI-fed, liquid-cooled triple with 50 hp and a top speed of 44 mph. It sports all-black livery with full-front brush bar and front-fender protection, trick black five-spoke wheels with 26-inch Bighorn 2.0 tires, EPS, high-performance exhaust, power lift, and either bench or sport bucket seats. There’s a cool glove box between the adjustable seats with a 12-volt power port and a very trick digital instrument cluster.

Motor type 812cc, liquid-cooled inline triple
Transmission CVT w/ locking front diff
Drive system. 4WD w/ hi/lo ranges
Suspension/travel:
Front Dual A-arm//8″
Rear Dual A-arm/9″
Brakes: f/r Hydraulic disc
Fuel capacity 7 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 800 lb.
Length/width/height 116″/62″/75″
Tire sizes: f/r 26×8-12/26×10-12
Claimed curb weight 1,649 lb.
Colors Black
Price $15,999

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YAMAHA VIKING VI 700FI, CAMO, EPS & SE-EPS:
New for 2015, the Viking VI has 31 inches more length for three-person rear seats and a wheelbase of 115.6 inches, and it comes in the same colors, with or without EPS, as the Viking. Comfort is high, and the CVT has a centrifugal clutch for long belt life and a sprag clutch for EBS. Front and rear center seats are offset for comfort and elbow room, and the air filter rides under the rear seat. The Special Edition has Matte Silver plastic, cast-aluminum black rims, over-fenders, mud flaps, under-seat storage, a soft top and special graphics.

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: f/r Dual disc/dual discs
Fuel capacity 9.7 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 600 lb.
Length/width/height 153.5″/61.8″/76.6″
Tire sizes: f/r AT25x8-12/AT25x10-12
Claimed curb weight 1,620 lb.; EPS, 1,634 lb.;
SE, 1,667 lb.
Colors Hunter Green, Steel Blue, red,
Realtree AP-HD Camo, SE Matte Silver
Price $12,799-$13,599; EPS, $13,799-$14,599;
SE, $14,999

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KAWASAKI 4010 TRANS4X4 & CAMO:
The Trans4010 converts from two-person mode with 800-pound-capacity tilt bed to four person with 400-pound-capacity bed, and it’s powered by an overhead-valve V-twin that’s governed to 25 mph and fed by a 34mm EFI throttle body. A semi-independent DeDion leaf-spring suspension and axle deliver 2.8 inches of rear travel, and front struts provide 3.9 inches of front travel. Steering is rack and pinion with EPS assist, and it’s backed by Kawasaki’s strong three-year warranty.

Motor type 617cc V-twin, liquid-cooled OHV
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/ rev.
Drive system. 2WD, 4WD
Suspension/travel:
Front McPherson strut/3.9″
Rear Semi-independent/2.8″
Brakes: f/r Drums/sealed drums
Fuel capacity 6.3 gal.
Towing capacity 1200 lb.
Bed capacity 400-800 lb.
Length/width/height 128.5″/58.5″/75.8″
Tire sizes: f/r 23×11-10/23×11-10
Claimed curb weight 1,587 lb.
Colors Super Black, Timberline Green,
Realtree Xtra Green Camo
Price $11,199-$11,499; Camo, $11,699

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KAWASAKI MULE 4010 4X4:
The standard 4010 shares a motor, CVT and suspension with the Trans4010, but it’s wider and 8 inches shorter with a 10-inch shorter WB for better handling. Two 76mm pistons ride on a 68mm stroke, compression is 10.3:1, and the snorkel intake has a cyclone-type, two-stage, dry-replacement air filter. EPS makes steering light, and the ROPS cage is fully certified. It tows 1200 pounds and carries 800 pounds of cargo in the tilt bed.

Motor type 617cc V-twin, liquid-cooled OHV
Transmission Dual range CVT w/ rev.
Drive system. 2WD, 4WD
Suspension/travel:
Front McPherson strut/3.9″
Rear Semi-independent/2.8″
Brakes: f/r Sealed hydraulic drums
Fuel capacity 6.3 gal.
Towing capacity 1200 lb.
Bed capacity 800 lb.
Length/width/height 116.7″/62″/75.8″
Tire sizes: f/r 23×11-10/23×11-10
Claimed curb weight 1,430.4 lb.
Colors Dark Royal Red, Timberline Green
Price $10,199

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POLARIS RANGER 570 CREW, CAMO & EPS:
The mid-size 570 Crew gets styling like the full-sized Rangers, 10 percent more power (44 hp), 20 percent more towing capacity (1500 pounds), and a 24-percent-larger glove box for a total of 11 gallons of room. It also gets a Speedkey for limiting top speed on worksites. It seats four, and has On-Demand 4WD with a VersaTrac Turf-mode rear diff, so you can go for maximum traction or lawn-saving 1WD. Also, the 570 Crew gets an extra inch of travel at all four corners, and it has a large stator for accessories.

Motor type 567cc liquid-cooled, 4-valve DOHC single
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev.
Drive system. 4WD/2WD/1WD
Suspension/travel:
Front McPherson strut/9″
Rear Dual A-arm/10″
Brakes: f/r Dual disc/Dual disc
Fuel capacity 9 gal.
Towing capacity 1500 lb.
Bed capacity 500 lb.
Length/width/height 142″/60″/73″
Tire sizes: f/r 25×10-12/25×10-12
Claimed dry weight 1,327 lb.
Colors Sage Green, Solar Red, PPC; EPS Sunset Red
Price $10,799; Camo, $11,399; EPS, $12,499

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POLARIS RANGER 570 FULL-SIZE CREW & EPS CAMO:
New for 2015, the Full-Size Crew 570 seats six and trades in strut front suspension for dual A-arms. It has a 40-hp ProStar 567cc engine with 42mm EFI throttle body and On-Demand 4WD with Turf-mode unlocking rear diff. The ROPS-certified cage has flush-mount tubes for adding PRO-FIT cabin accessories, and the tilt cargo bed holds a half ton. An automotive 2-inch receiver allows towing up to a ton. New closed-loop EFI increases fuel efficiency, and the 10-gallon tank is under the driver’s seat.

Motor type 567cc liquid-cooled, 4-valve 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: f/r 4-wheel disc
Fuel capacity 9 gal.
Towing capacity 2000 lb.
Bed capacity 1000 lb.
Length/width/height 108″/60″/73″
Tire sizes: f/r 25×10-12/25×10-12
Claimed dry weight 1,274 lb.
Colors Sage Green; EPS PPC
Price $12,799; EPS, $14,499

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KAWASAKI MULE 610, XC, XC-SE & XC-CAMO:
All 610s have a 401cc, air-cooled single with dual-range CVT, and the base model has 24-inch Duro turf tires. Three XC 610s sport 26-inch Bighorn radials, with the XC sporting Super Black livery and the XC-SE getting trick-split spoke wheels, a hard top and new Bright White body with racing stripes. Also, the XC Camo changes to Realtree Xtra Green water-dipped camouflage for 2015.

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: f/r 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: f/r 24×9-10/24×11-10;
XC, 26x9R12/26x11R12
Claimed curb weight 1,021 lb.; XC, 1.056 lb.
Colors Timberline Green, Dark Royal Red;
XC Super Black, SE Bright White,
Camo Realtree Xtra Green
Price $7799; XC, $8099; XC Camo, $8499;
XC SE, $8599

2X4 UTVs

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KAWASAKI MULE 4000 2X4:
For 2015, the 4000 changes from Woodsman Green to Timberline Green and a $50 price increase. It’s powered by the same V-twin engine as the 4010 with a 76mm pistons, 68mm stroke, 10.3:1 compression and 34mm EFI throttle body by Mikuni. It doesn’t come with EPS, but has rack-and-pinion steering and a 73.6 WB for crisp handling. Like all Mules, it’s covered by a Kawasaki-strong three-year 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: f/r Drums/sealed drum
Fuel capacity 6.2 gal.
Towing capacity 1200 lb.
Bed capacity 800 lb.
Length/width/height 116.7″/62″/75.8″
Tire sizes: f/r 23×11-10/23×11-10
Claimed curb weight 1,336 lb.
Colors Timberline Green, Dark Royal Red
Price $8999

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KAWASAKI MULE 600 2X4:
Where the base 4×4 610 sports 24-inch tires, the 600 has 22-inch Duro rubber. It’s governed to 25 mph, tows 1100 pounds and has a 400-pound tilt-bed capacity. The only instrumentation is an hour meter, and the air-cooled single has a cooling fan and magneto ignition. It has the same suspension and frame as the 610 with 3.1 inches of travel and 70-inch WB. Ground clearance is 6.1 inches.

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: f/r Sealed hydraulic drum
Fuel capacity 4.1 gal.
Towing capacity 1100 lb.
Bed capacity 400 lb.
Length/width/height 108.8″/52.6″/70.1″
Tire sizes: f/r 22×9-10/22×11-10
Claimed curb weight 956 lb.
Colors Timberline Green, Dark Royal Red
Price $6999

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POLARIS RZR 170 EFI:
For 2015, the RZR 170 gets EFI induction for the 169cc engine, and an O-ring chain delivers power to the 20×10-9 Duro rear tires. Single A-arm front end and a swingarm rear end deliver 5 inches of travel all around, while ground clearance is 6 inches. It’s designed for kids 10 years old and older, and the throttle can be limited for beginners. It also comes with headlights for safety, a safety flag, free helmet and instructional DVD for parents to get little UTVers off on the right foot!  ο

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: f/r Hydraulic discs/disc
Fuel capacity 2.5 gal.
Towing capacity None
Bed capacity None
Length/width/height 85″/48″/55″
Tire sizes: f/r 19×7-8/20×10-9
Claimed dry weight 500 lb.
Colors Indy Red, Voodoo Blue
Price $4599,

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