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2017 YOUTH ATV BUYER’S GUIDE

— Youth ATVs come in various sizes and performance levels to suit every kind of young rider. Our buyer’s guide has every type, with the photos, prices and information you need to pick the perfect machine for your young ’un. YOUTH ATVs KAWASAKI KFX50 Electric-starting and an automatic transmission make the KFX50 easy to ride, […]

2017 SPORT ATV BUYER’S GUIDE

If you crave performance, you’ve probably found the most powerful, best-suspended UTVs are up there around the $20,000 mark. Did you know some of the lightest, fastest ATVs won’t lighten your wallet nearly as much? Not all sport ATVs are hard-core, high-performance machines. There are also trail machines that are perfect for play riders and […]

2WD ATV Buyer’s Guide

If you’d love to get an ATV for trail-riding fun or to have help with chores around the homestead but the prices are putting you off, you need to know about 2WD sportutility models. Many of these machines are half the price of some 4×4 ATVs, or about what you’d pay for a used quad. […]

2016 YOUTH ATV BUYER’S GUIDE!

KAWASAKI KFX50 The KFX50 is light, compact and easy to handle for small riders. It has an adjustable throttle limiter and a tether kill switch so parents can stop the engine while following the quad. Electric starting and an automatic transmission make it simple to ride. Motor type ………….49cc, air-cooled SOHC four-stroke Transmission …………………………………………….. CVT […]

2016 Sport ATV Buyer’s Guide

If you’re looking for high performance at affordable prices, you need to know about sport ATVs. Big-bore sport and competition ATVs have power-to-weight ratios superior to some of the fastest UTVs, as well as light, agile handling and sophisticated, adjustable suspension. There are also sport machines that are ideal for play riders and smaller ATV […]

BUYER’S GUIDE: High-Performance/Recreational-Utility UTVs

The UTV market is growing faster than the Unites States’ national debt, and technological advances are simply astonishing. Arctic Cat increases power in its Wildcat 700s, introduces the Wildcat 1000X Special Edition, and announces partnerships with Robby Gordon, Todd Romano and Speedwerx to produce Speed accessories, including a 1000X supercharger and the new Robby Gordon […]

BUYER’S GUIDE: 2016 MUD RACER 4X4 ATVS

EIGHT WAYS TO GO BIG AND DEEP! Mud enthusiasts have more to be excited about for 2016, although Arctic Cat dropped the Mud Pro 1000 from its lineup. The Mud Pro 700 Limited is back with Matte Black paint and Arctic Green graphics package, and Can-Am more than doubles its Mud Racer menu with the […]

BUYER’S GUIDE: Camo color guide!

Kawasaki switches from Realtree APG HD Camo to Realtree Xtra Green for 2015 ATVs and UTVs, and we got a chance to see the new pattern being applied at the KMM plant in Lincoln, Nebraska, for the Mule Pro FXT introduction (see the sidebar on water-dipping). Yamaha switches from 2014 Realtree AP-HD to Realtree AP […]

BUYER’S GUIDE: 2015 Sport Quad Buyer’s Guide

The sport quad category has something for almost every kind of rider. There are high-performance competition quads with incredible engine performance and fully adjustable suspension for racers and aggressive riders. Most trail riders want  ATVs with smoother power, so there’s a good selection of these machines. Younger, smaller sport riders need sport quads sized right […]

BUYER’GUIDE: 2014 Sport QuadS

Sport quads are all about going fast and having fun. These are the lightest, most responsive, best-handling ATVs you can buy. The most intense machines in this class are race-ready right from the dealer, but there are sport quads for play riders and learners too. They’re all here, with the prices and specifications that will […]