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2021 UTV OF THE YEAR

It’s that time of year; we are at the end of the model year 2021. We’ve tested all of the popular cars for the year and have decided on a 2021 UTV of the year. This year, we have also chosen a new UTV Product of the Year as well. And the winners are… VEHICLE Yamaha’s Wolverine RMAX2 is UTV Action's 2021 UTV of the year for several reasons. First off, the machine is all new. This award is designed to encourage manufacturers to introduce new product. The days of bold new graphics are on hold. There is so much competition…

2021 CAN-AM COMMANDER XT-P TEST

2021 CAN-AM COMMANDER XT-P TEST The Commander was the first UTV from Can-Am. It was introduced soon after the RZR. It had more creature comforts and a much better trailing-arm rear-suspension system, whereas the RZR had A-arms. Another unique feature of the original Commander is that it had two compartments in its dumping bed—a standard one on top and a semi-sealed one underneath. What we hated about that Commander was that the engine and clutch (CVT belt) were between the passengers and under a bunch of bodywork, making it…

2021 YAMAHA VIKING/EPS/EPS RANCH EDITION

2021 YAMAHA VIKING/EPS/EPS RANCH EDITION The 2021 Yamaha Viking/EPS/EPS Ranch Edition seat three and are powered by a 686cc 4-valve, single overhead cam, single cylinder engine. The fully automatic continuously variable transmission features a a centrifugal clutch with a sprag clutch for precise power delivery, predictable engine braking and extra drive belt life. These 61.8 inch wide, ultility focused machines can carry 600 pounds in their cargo beds and tow 1500 pounds. The air filter only requires service once a year…

2021 YAMAHA WOLVERINE X2 R-SPEC 850/XT-R

2021 YAMAHA WOLVERINE X2 R-SPEC 850/XT-R The 2021 Yamaha Wolverine X2 R-Spec 850/XT-R seats two and is powered by a torquey, smooth, quiet, 847cc, eight valve, double overhead cam parallel twin. The fully automatic continuously variable transmission features a centrifugal clutch with a sprag clutch for precise power delivery, predictable engine braking and extra drive belt life. Yamaha Wolverines have a 10-year belt warranty. Wolverines are 62.2 inches wide for maneuverability on tight trails. They have double A-arm…

2021 YAMAHA WOLVERINE RMAX2 1000/XT-R/LE

2021 YAMAHA WOLVERINE RMAX2 1000/XT-R/LE The all new 2021 Yamaha Wolverine RMAX2 1000/XT-R/LE is a two seat, 66.1 inch wide sport utility machine with a fully automatic transmission and a 108 horsepower, 999cc parallel twin that offers three power delivery modes: Sport, Trail and Crawl. The RMAX2 1000 has double A-arm front and rear suspension with 14.2 inches of travel up front and 16.9 inches of travel in the rear. The base model has Fox QS3 piggyback reservoir shocks with tool-less compression damping adjustment…

2021 TRACKER 800 SX/LE

2021 TRACKER 800 SX/LE The three seat 2021 Tracker 800 SX/LE are 63 inch wide, utility focused recreation utility machines. Both models are powered by a smooth, silent, three cylinder, 812cc, double overhead cam 12 valve engine with 50 horsepower. Selectable 2WD/4WD with a lockable rear differential provides go-anywhere traction. Independent front and rear suspension offers 10 inches of front travel and 9.5 in the rear. The 2021 Tracker 800 SX is available in base and LE models. Standard equipment on base models…

2021 TRACKER SVX1000/CAMO

2021 TRACKER SVX1000/CAMO Made by Arctic Cat, the two seat, 64 inch wide 2021 Tracker SVX1000/Camo sport utility UTV is mechanically identical to Arctic Cat’s discontinued Havoc 1000. The SVX1000 is powered by a strong, responsive 100-horsepower inline twin cylinder engine. Double A-arm front and rear suspension with spring preload adjustable shocks offer nearly 13 inches of travel. The SVX1000 also comes with an extended cab with 24 cubic feet of storage space, power steering, bolstered bench seats, full doors, steel…

2021 POLARIS RANGER 500

2021 POLARIS RANGER 500 The 2021 Polaris Ranger 500 seats two and has a 32 horsepower single cylinder engine with a fully automatic, dual range transmission with 2WD, 4WD and turf modes. MacPherson strut front suspension with nine inches of travel and double A-arm rear suspension with 10 inches of travel offers a smooth ride, even on rough terrain. The Ranger 500 has a 2 inch hitch receiver and can tow 1500 pounds. The tilting bed can carry 500 pounds of cargo. This compact, 58 inch wide recreation machine is ideal for…

2021 POLARIS RANGER 570/PREMIUM

2021 POLARIS RANGER 570/PREMIUM The 2021 Polaris Ranger 570/Premium have the same 44-horsepower engine as the Ranger 570 Full Size. It is more compact than the Ranger 570 Full Size, 58 inches wide vs. 60 inches, for better maneuverability on tight trails and in confined work areas. Its smaller cargo bed has 500 pounds of capacity rather than 800 pounds. This two seat machine has a fully automatic, dual range transmission with 2WD, 4WD and turf modes. The Polaris Ranger 570’s compact 73 inch wheelbase lets it maneuver…

2021 POLARIS RANGER 570 FULL-SIZE

2021 POLARIS RANGER 570 FULL-SIZE The 2021 Polaris Ranger 570 Full-Size seats three and can carry 800 pounds in the cargo bed. It’s powered by a 44 horsepower, 567cc single cylinder engine with a fully automatic dual range transmission. The drive system offers selectable 2WD/4WD as well as turf mode that protects delicate turf and allows tighter turns. The Polaris Ranger 570 Full Size can tow up to 1500 pounds via a 2-inch receiver and its tilting cargo bed can carry 800 pounds. This machine has 25 inch tires on 12 inch…

2021 CFMOTO UFORCE 600 TEST

2021 CFMOTO UFORCE 600 TEST We reported on the ZForce 950 Sport in the January 2021 issue, and now CFMoto has a couple of new-model UTVs for 2021. Our 2021 CFMoto Uforce 600 test reveals this all-new machine has a lot going for it, including a long list of standard features not found on Special or Limited Editions of other manufacturers’ utility UTVs. It’s aimed right at the Can-Am Defender HD5, Polaris Ranger 570 and new Honda Pioneer 520 with tilt bed. WHAT IS CFMOTO? CFMoto has been importing UTVs and ATVs into…

2021 POLARIS RANGER 1000/EPS/PREMIUM

2021 POLARIS RANGER 1000/EPS/PREMIUM The 2021 Polaris Ranger 1000/EPS/Premium are powered by a 999cc, single-overhead-cam, two-valve-per-cylinder inline twin with 61 horsepower and 55 pound-feet of torque. With peak torque 3000 rpm lower than the Ranger XP 900 it replaced, the 1000 pulls hard without revving hard, which makes it feel more smooth and relaxed at the engine speeds recreation utility UTV drivers use more often. The transmission’s clutching provides precise throttle response and very smooth engagement right…

2021 POLARIS RANGER XP1000 PREMIUM/TEXAS EDITION/TRAIL BOSS

2021 POLARIS RANGER XP1000 PREMIUM/TEXAS EDITION/TRAIL BOSS The 2021 Polaris Ranger XP1000 Premium/Texas Edition/Trail Boss have a smooth, quiet 82 horsepower parallel twin with three throttle control modes and a roomy cab with plush seating for three. For 2021, a new, more durable clutch and front drive handles hard use with less maintenance. Suspension with 11 inches of travel and 27 inch tires on 14 inch cast aluminum wheels offers a comfortable ride even on rugged terrain. The Ranger XP 1000 can tow 2500 pounds and…

2021 POLARIS GENERAL 1000 SPORT/PREMIUM/DELUXE

2021 POLARIS GENERAL 1000 SPORT/PREMIUM/DELUXE The 2021 Polaris General 1000 Sport/Premium/Deluxe are two seat sport utility UTVs that join a 60” stance and suspension with 12.25 inches of front suspension travel and 13.2 inches in the rear with a 100 horsepower engine. Lighter weight givest these machines stronger acceleration than the more expensive Polaris General XP 1000 models.These machines come with full doors, 27 inch tires on cast aluminum wheels, special graphics, and color matched shock springs. The Premium…

2021 MASSIMO WARRIOR 1000X/800

2021 MASSIMO WARRIOR 1000X/800 The 2021 Massimo Warrior 1000X/800 seat three and have tough metal bodywork with front rack and large power tilt bed with removable tailgate and side panels.The 1000X has an 85 horsepower V-twin. The 800 has a 60 horsepower V-twin.These 70 inch wide machines feature locking front and rear differentials , dual exhausts, and large radiator with dual fans. Windshield, roof, side mirrors, front rack, power steering, front bumper, 2" Frame mounted winch receiver, 4500 pound winch, steel front…

2021 KAWASAKI TEREX S LE

2021 KAWASAKI TEREX S LE The two-seat 2021 Kawasaki Teryx S LE is a new long travel model of the original Terex. Double A-arm front and rear suspension with longer A-arms offers 10.7 inches of travel up front and 10 inches in the rear. Compression and spring preload adjustable Fox 2.0 piggyback reservoir shocks are used front and rear. The Teryx S LE is 62.6 inches wide and retains the same 118.1 inch length as the original Teryx, making it nimble on tight trails and great on mountain switchbacks. Large storage bins…