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SEAT-BELT HARNESS BUYER’S GUIDE

August 7, 2017
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— If you’re anything like us, a quality set of harnesses is right near the top of the wish list when you get a new sport UTV. Truth be told, if you drive on the more aggressive side, they can improve comfort and control, as well as safety. A good safety harness will keep you securely in your seat while driving through rough terrain, as well as safe in the event of an accident or rollover. There are tons of companies offering four-, five- and even six-point harnesses for your UTV. This guide breaks down the details on 31 of the most popular ones we could find.

ASSAULT INDUSTRIES H-STYLE 5-PT RACING HARNESS

Construction: Assault’s H-Style harness features rugged military-grade construction with heavy-duty black hardware and EZ Adjusters. The inside of the straps are padded for extra comfort.

Reason for being: Built to fit most any UTV and stylishly hold you firmly in place over the bumpy stuff.

Colors: Black, blue, green, yellow, red, orange

Price(s):$139

Worth knowing: The colored shoulder pads are removable for easy cleaning.

Contact: www.assaultind.com or call them at 714-799-6711

BEARD 4-PT SAFETY HARNESS

Construction: Beard’s bucket-style harness uses automotive-style buckles and heavy-duty materials for reduced wear and tear. Soft, padded shoulder and sternum straps increase comfort, and tension springs in the hardware make them simple to adjust.

Reason for being: Beard’s 2×2 four-point harness is designed for the recreational off-road market with an easy-to-use latch, maximum comfort and minimal price point.

Colors: Black

Price(s): $89

Worth knowing: Beard offers a bolt-in safety harness bar for added safety and ease of installation on certain UTV models like the Wildcat, Commander, Maverick, Teryx and Rhino.

Contact: www.koronisparts.com or call them at 951-729-3320

BEARD 5-PT SAFETY HARNESS

Construction: Beard five-point harnesses use latch-and-link buckles and heavy-duty materials for reduced wear-and-tear. Soft, padded shoulder and sternum straps increase comfort, and high-visibility release straps and tension springs in the hardware make them easy to use.

Reason for being: Beard’s 3×3 latch and link five-point harness is SFI approved and ready to race in any organization.

Colors: Black

Price(s):$109–$129

Worth knowing: The Beard five-point is the go-to harness for many types of off-road races. Beard also offers a bolt-in safety harness bar for added safety and ease of installation on certain UTV models like the Wildcat, Commander, Maverick, Teryx and Rhino.

 Contact: www.koronisparts.com or call them at 951-729-3320

CROW 2X2, 3X2 & 3X3 4-PT RESTRAINTS

Construction: Made with the highest-quality materials and computerized sewing to keep stitching exact on each and every set. Offered with the sewn in lap belt or separate latch clevis’s.

Reason for being: The Crow four-point harnesses are designed for the average off-roader with multiple 2- and 3-inch offerings and automotive or latch-and-link closure systems.

Colors: Black, blue, gray, purple, red

Price(s): $59–$105

Worth knowing: The four-point Crow harnesses are specifically designed for the UTV enthusiast in Anaheim, California.

Contact: www.crowenterprizes.com or call them at 714-879-5970

CROW RECREATIONAL 5-PT RESTRAINTS

Construction: Top-grade construction with bolt-in or wraparound mounting options. Fifty-inch seat belt with
pull-down adjustments on the shoulder straps.

Reason for being: These are designed and rated to race just about anything with SFI 16.1 rating approval.

Colors: Black, blue, gray, purple, red

Price(s): $89–$115; $195 with rotary cam-lock closure

Worth knowing: All Crow belts are also available with Blackbird black-anodized hardware. Velcro-on
shoulder pads are available for $26 a pair.

Contact: www.crowenterprizes.com or call them at 714-879-5970

 

DRAGONFIRE RACING 3X3 H 4-PT

Construction: Three-inch H-style harness with extended sewn-in memory foam shoulder pads and a sternum clip for added comfort. Sewn-in lap and shoulder belts make for easy in/easy out, and blacked-out hardware improves style.

Reason for being: Designed for recreational use to provide safety and comfort to anyone in the UTV lifestyle. Designed to utilize stock or modified seating configurations.

Colors: Black, red, blue, silver, yellow, orange, pink

Price(s): $120

Worth knowing: DFR also makes anchor kits and/or lock-down bars for Aces, Generals, RZRs, Rangers, Mavericks and X3s, Teryxs and YXZ1000Rs.

Contact: www.dragonfireracing.com or call them at 800-708-9803

DRAGONFIRE H-Style 5-PT SFI HARNESS

Construction: Three-inch H-Style race harness with extended sewn-in shoulder pads with memory foam
padding, an integrated sternum clip for comfort and blacked-out hardware.

Reason for being: DragonFire has been highly involved in every form of UTV racing, and the new SFI 16.1-certified H-Style race harness meets the requirements for the most stringent racing organizations like SCORE, BITD and WORCS.

Colors: Black

Price(s): $139.99

Worth knowing: These are recommended for any racing application and ready for the win.

Contact: www.dragonfireracing.com or call them at 800-708-9803

DRAGONFIRE EVO HARNESS

Construction: DragonFire Racing uses unified construction for improved integrity. The Evo is made of ballistic nylon with a micro-suede collar trim to reduce neck and shoulder chaffing.

Reason for being: The brainchild of countless hours on the trail, the longtime enthusiasts at DragonFire aimed to eliminate the sore shoulder and neck chafing previously associated with wearing a racing harness that was designed decades ago. The Evo is the evolution of the harness and looks to have completely raised the bar.

Colors: Black

Price(s): $129.99

Worth knowing: Requires a pass-through bezel ($25 each) in addition to the stock RZR seats, or can be used with any single pass-through-style aftermarket seat or OEM Arctic Cat and Can-Am seats.

Contact: www.dragonfireracing.com or call them at 800-708-9803

IMMI SUBZERO 4-PT HARNESS

Construction: Built with exclusive controlled-deceleration technology. Also the only harness to feature a built-in indicator alerting you when your belt needs to be replaced.

Reason for being: Designed to reduce submarining without the uncomfortable fifth-point crotch strap. Provides secure restraint for better vehicle control and less rider fatigue.

Colors: Black

Price(s): $180

Worth knowing: IMMI is the world’s largest manufacturer of safety components and advanced restraint systems for child car seats. These are also a Polaris accessory option.

Contact: www.rzr.polaris.com

IMMI CLICK-6 6-PT HARNESS

 

Construction: A 3-inch H-style harness restraint made with top-grade materials. Quick-detach feature for easy seat removal and adjustable even while wearing gloves and a helmet. Quick-release, automotive-style bucket for easy use.

Reason for being: The Click 6’s unique retractable shoulder belt allows for more freedom of movement compared to other belts and locks securely when needed for safety.

Colors: Black

Price(s): $249.99

Worth knowing: Standard on RZR XP 1000 Gold Matte LE; Pure Polaris accessory.

Contact: www.rzr.polaris.com

IMMI T-RAIL 2-PT BELT

Construction: Similar in design to a conventional seat belt, only the T-Rail adjusts for driver height and provides additional shock absorption.

Reason for being: A tremendous improvement over the standard UTV seat belt, keeping you safer and more comfortable.

Colors: Black

Price(s): $163.99

Worth knowing: Comes standard on RZR XP Turbos; Pure Polaris
accessory

Contact: www.imminet.com or www.polaris.com

G-FORCE 5-PT & 6-PT SFI HARNESSES

Construction: Built from soft-weave PolyTack webbing with five- and six-point design. The five-point design is available with pull-up or pull-down shoulder adjustment, and the six-point features pull-down.

Reason for being: A very functional, affordable harness that is SFI 16.1 rated for any racing organization.

Colors: Black, blue, red

Price(s): $79–$99

Worth knowing: No stranger to racing safety, these guys have been selling quality, innovation and value in the road racing world for quite some time.

Contact: www.gforce.com or call them at 771-998-8855

G-FORCE 4-PT & TUNER HARNESSES

Construction: Made from the same soft-weave PolyTeck webbing as the full-race harnesses. They utilize quick-snap hooking buckles and quick-release tabs for easier adjustment.

Reason for being: Built to keep the occupants secure and responses tight with less hassle to put them on and off or adjust between different-size people.

Colors: Black

Price(s): $90

Worth knowing: The lap belt adjusts all the way to 55 inches for the plus-size occupant.

Contact: www.gforce.com or call them at 771-998-8855

PRO ARMOR 2- & 3-in 4-PT HARNESSES

Construction: Made from super-durable nylon webbing, both 2-inch and 3-inch are available. The Pro Armor harness features sewn-in pads and a water-resistant cell-phone pocket. Pro Armor also includes a mesh pocket with an included LED flashlight (think interior dome light) and an adjustable sternum strap. The harnesses are sewn together at the shoulder/lap belt intersection for less hardware and hassle.

Reason for being: These are fan-favorite, comfortable harness that passed SFI testing but are not certified with SFI for racing.

Colors: Black, red, orange, Voodoo Blue, silver

Price(s): $109.95–$119.95

Worth knowing: The sewn-together design is simple to get into and increases comfort.

Contact: www.proarmor.com or call them at 951-343-9270

PRP 4.2 & 4.3 HARNESSES

Construction: The PRP four-point safety harness is available in both 2-inch and 3-inch construction with sewn-in pads and a removable sternum strap. The 4.2 uses an automotive-style latch, and the 3-inch 4.3 uses a latch-and-lock buckle.

Reason for being: These four-point harnesses still scream quality with EZ Adjusters and all-black hardware.

Colors: Black, red, orange, blue,
yellow, silver

Price(s): $99–$139

Worth knowing: The 2-inch is
available in only black, and the 4.3 is offered in all six colors.

Contact: www.prpseats.com or call them at 800-317-6253

PRO ARMOR 2- & 3-in 5-PT HARNESSES

Construction: The same 2- or 3-inch harnesses made from soft yet durable nylon webbing. They feature a fifth-point submarine belt that attaches to the latch-and-link buckle.

Reason for being: The addition of a fifth point or “submarine belt” keeps the lap belt from rising up your stomach when tightening the shoulder straps. It is also effective at keeping the occupant from sliding out the bottom in the event of an accident.

Colors: Black, red, orange, Voodoo Blue, silver

Price(s):$124.95–$134.95

Worth knowing: If you already have Pro Armor four-point belts, you can upgrade by buying the fifth-point sub belt for $15 per seat.

Contact: www.proarmor.com or call them at 951-343-9270

PRO ARMOR 5-PT SPECIAL EDITION

Construction: The Special Edition brings an SFI certification and stylish all-black hardware.

Reason for being: Pro Armor wanted to create a stylish 3-inch harness that was comfortable yet would have SFI testing and certification for larger, more professional racing series like WORCS, BITD and SCORE.

Colors: Black

Price(s): $149.95

Worth knowing: This is the only
Pro Armor harness to carry an SFI
certification, but all of them will pass
the tests.

Contact: www.proarmor.com

PRP 5.2 & 5.3 HARNESSES

Construction: Two- and three-inch harnesses with all-black hardware, EZ Adjusters, sewn-in pads and a removable sternum strap.

Reason for being: The PRP 5.3 is SFI 16.1 certified for racing, and the 5.2 model is SFI
certified for karting. EZ Adjusters allow for simple, on-the-fly adjustment even in muddy conditions.

Colors: Black, red, orange, blue,
yellow, silver

Price(s):$129–$139

Worth knowing: The 5.2 is available in only black, and the 5.3 is offered in all six colors.

Contact: www.prpseats.com or call them at 800-317-6253

PRP 6.3x2 SFI 16.5 HARNESSES

 

Construction: Three-inch lap belts with pull-up adjustment and clip-in hardware, and super-long HANS-compatible 2-inch shoulder belts with sewn-in pads. All-black hardware with EZ Adjusters on the lap and shoulder.

Reason for being: The SFI 16.5 safety rating is the latest stock-car restraint certification with features beyond what is required for today’s UTV racing. The sixth point is a secondary submarine strap for added safety and comfort.

Colors: Black

Price(s): $199

Worth knowing: If you are going to run a HANS device, these are the harnesses you want.

Contact: www.prpseats.com or call them at 800-317-6253

RACER’S CHOICE 3-in 5-PT HARNESS

Construction: The RCI belt set includes high-quality, extra-long webbing and latch-and-link or aircraft-style quick-release cam-lock systems. They are also SFI 16.1 rated for the toughest of racing standards.

Reason for being: A solid five-point wrap-around or bolt-in harness with pull-up or pull-down lap adjusters. RCI aims to offer a belt that will work well in all types of racing situations.

Colors: Red, blue, black

Price(s): $75–$156

Worth knowing: RCI offers many different options for mounting, etc.

Contact: www.rciracing.com or call 903-939-1908

RCI PLATINUM 5- & 6-PT SFI HARNESSES

Construction: The Platinum-series belts feature 3-inch polyester webbing that provides less elongation under a load. They also use high strength to allow hardware with latch-and-link or aircraft-style cam-lock quick-release buckles. They are SFI 16.1 certified with a four-year guarantee.

Reason for being: RCI offers the Platinum in both five- and six-point options and a four-year guarantee on certification, meaning they will rectify problems one time free of charge to meet the four-year claim.

Colors: Platinum

Price(s): $84–$156

Worth knowing: The Platinum series is designed to be RCI’s best harness with many years of harness-making experience put into them. Offered with single or double submarine-belt options.

Contact: www.rciracing.com or call 903-939-1908

 

SIMPSON 2X2, 2X3 & 3X3 D3 SPORT RESTRAINTS

 

Construction: Made from top-quality polyester webbing with options for bolt-in or clip-in installation.

Reason for being: A comfortable and durable harness that will feel right at home in any UTV, buggy or high-performance vehicle.

Colors: Black, red, blue

Price(s):$109–$119

Worth knowing: High-quality shoulder pads can be added for $20 a pair.

Contact: www.simpsonraceproducts.com or call 800-654-7223

RJS RACING 4-7-PT SFI HARNESSES

 

Construction: Three-inch belt construction with the finest-quality components and latch-and-link or cam-lock closure system. They are available in four-, five-, six- and seven-point configurations and three different mounting options. SFI 16.1 certified.

Reason for being: Bolt-in, snap-in or wrap-around; pull-up or pull-down; 2-inch or 3-inch crotch straps; and 4–7 straps, RJS wants to give you every available option. With 10 color choices, they are also available in more color options than the competition.

Colors: Black, blue, red, orange, yellow, gray, purple, green, pink, olive

Price(s): $75–$325 for cam lock with 16.5 certification

Worth knowing: Available through Jegs or Summit Racing.

Contact: www.rjsracing.com

SIMPSON 3X3 SFI-16.1 RACING RESTRAINT

Construction: Available in 3-inch polyester webbing and a 55-inch wrap-around pull-down seat belt.

Reason for being: A Simpson-quality harness with SFI 16.1 rating at an affordable price.

Colors: Black, red, blue or platinum for $10 more

Price(s): $109.99–$129.99

Worth knowing: Simpson harnesses are made with the highest-quality hardware and materials.

Contact: www.simpsonraceproducts.com or call 800-654-7223

MTA SLASHER 2X2 & 3X3 4-PT RESTRAINTS

 

Construction: Two-inch or 3-inch construction with padded sternum strap, latch-and-lock closure, pull-down adjusters and sewn-in shoulder pads.

Reason for being: Slasher is looking to offer a quality UTV safety harness to the masses through MTA Distributing.

Colors: Black, red

Price(s): $101.54–$119.99

Worth knowing: You can get these through just about any local dealership, just ask for the MTA catalog.

Contact: www.mtadistributing.com or ask your local dealer

MTA SLASHER 5-PT RESTRAINTS

Construction: Three-inch belt construction with quality hardware, latch-and-link closure and a fifth-point submarine belt. They also come with sewn-in shoulder pads and a sternum strap.

Reason for being: MTA’s offering with a five-point submarine belt.

Colors: Black, red

Price(s): $139.95

Worth knowing: You can get these through just about any local dealership, just ask for the MTA catalog.

Contact: www.mtadistributing.com or ask your local dealer

SUPERATV H-D 2-in 5-PT BELTS

 

Construction: Made from 2-inch-wide, premium nylon webbing with sewn-in padding at the shoulders, a quick-release strap and a heavy-duty latch.

Reason for being: Built for safety, comfort and style, the SuperATV HD belt is fully adjustable and keeps you firmly in place without compromising comfort.

Colors: Black

Price(s): $139.95

Worth knowing: SuperATV uses black-anodized latches and hardware for a stealthy look.

Contact: www.superatv.com or call them at 855-743-3427

UTV INC H-STYLE 2- & 3-in 4-PT HARNESSES

Construction: UTV Inc.’s H-style harness is made of 2-inch or 3-inch webbing with padded shoulders. The shoulder and lap belt are sewn together for easier entry and exit, and they feature a sternum clip.

Reason for being: The sternum clip is designed for use with stock or stock-style seats, keeping the shoulder belts from trying to slide off your shoulders. The latest version features longer and softer shoulder pads for increased comfort. They also updated the hardware from silver to all black.

Colors: Black, blue, green, orange, red, silver

Price(s): $105–$110

Worth knowing: The 2-inch belt is only available in black, but the 3-inch comes in a multitude of cool colors.

Contact: www.utvinc.com or call them at 480-718-5511

.50 CAL RACING 2- & 3-in 4-PT RACING HARNESSES

Construction: Made with 2-inch- or 3-inch-wide straps with sewn-in pads for maximum comfort. A latch-and-lock system with quick-release pull strap, a sternum buckle, and sewn together for easy entrance and exit.

Reason for being: A super-stylish harness that’s comfortable, easy to get into and comes in many colors to match your UTV.

Colors: Black, red, blue, silver, orange, pink, green, purple

Price(s): $102.99+

Worth knowing: Straps are adjustable to fit just about anyone. They can be bolted in or wrapped around the cage for installation.

Contact: www.50caliberracing.com or call them at 702-889-1741

.50 CAL RACING 2” & 3” 5-PT RACING HARNESSES

Construction: Same high-quality, stylish harness with the addition of a fifth-point anti-submarine belt.

Reason for being: The sub belt keeps you from sliding out the bottom, as well as keeping the lap belt in its proper place when tightening the shoulder straps.

Colors: Black, red, blue, silver, orange, pink, green, purple

Price(s):$109.99–$117.99

Worth knowing: You can also update your .50 Caliber four-point harnesses by adding the anti-submarine belt.

Contact: www.50caliberracing.com or call them at 702-889-1741

SICKSPEED 2-in 4-PT UTV HARNESS

Construction: Made with a 2-inch nylon strap and an automotive-style buckle.

Reason for being: As entry-level priced as it gets, the Sickspeed harness is less than 50 bucks and includes all hardware.

Colors: Black

Price(s): $49.88

Worth knowing: Shoulder pads are available separately

Contact: www.sickspeed.com

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