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2020 CAN-AM MAVERICK X3 X RS TURBO RR

Can-Am’s new 195 horsepower Maverick X3 X rs Turbo RR joins the 195 horsepower Turbo RR-powered X ds, X rs, X mr “mud runner”, and X rc “rock crawler” models in Can-Am's 2020 lineup. All X3s are powered by turbocharged 3 cylinder, 900cc, 12 valve engines. The boost from last year’s high of 172 hp to 195 is accomplished with a new, larger turbo, new pistons, a new less restrictive intake, and bigger intercooler with increased cooling capacity. New CVT tuning is used to improve drive belt life. The 72.7” wide X rs has 22…

2019 YAMAHA YXZ1000R & SE

-- More upgrades and a lower price -- Yamaha's YXZ1000R and YXZ1000R SE have fully manual 5 speed transmissions rather than belt-type automatics. For 2019 the price dropped by $1000 on these YXZs along with being completely revised with lower gearing, a re-sculptured cage and larger rear-mounted radiator, larger 29-inch tires with new rim bolt pattern, and new Fox shock and EPS settings. They also get more-tunable Fox RC2 shocks and beadlock rims. See a full test of the  heavily upgraded 2019 YXZ here: …

2019 POLARIS ACE 570 EPS

-- Most fun for the money -- The Ace 570 gives you access to 50-inch trails, a fun 45-horsepower, single-cylinder engine and a quick-handling chassis with dual A-arm suspension front and rear. It’s loaded with premium features like dual torsion bars for handling, doors, aluminum wheels, engine braking and power steering for under $9500. You can see a full Ace 570 test here:  https://utvactionmag.com/test-polaris-ace-570-sp/ Motor type 567cc liquid-cooled, 4-valve, DOHC single Transmission Dual-range belt/pulley CVT…

2019 POLARIS RZR 570 & EPS

Starting at $10,599, the RZR 570 is one of the most affordable ways to get in on the fun of a true sport UTV. The 570’s 50-inch width lets it go where larger machines can’t, and light, effortless handling makes it easy to drive. The 570 EPS upgrades to variable-assist EPS, CVT with EBS and black aluminum wheels,. Both sport ZF Sachs shocks and dual sway bars. See UTV Action's full test of the RZR 570 here: https://utvactionmag.com/test-polaris-rzr-570/ Motor type 567cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC, EFI single Transmission…

2019 ARCTIC CAT WILDCAT 700 SPORT XT & LTD

Wildcat 700s Sport an inline twin with a tad over 60 horsepower via closed-loop EFI, and acceleration is formidable in such a light package. The 60-inch cars have more than a foot of travel with dual torsion bars sharpening handling. The XT sports JRi EXC-1 2.5 gas shocks with 70-position compression adjusters, while the LTD upgrades to Elka Stage 5s with dual-speed compression and rebound tuning, plus half doors. For 2019, MSRP dropped by $1000–$1100. See UTV Action's full test of the Wildcat Sport here:…

2019 JOHN DEERE RSX860E

John Deere’s sport UTV does an honest 60 mph with a 62-horsepower V-twin and well-tuned suspension. The 860E has steel wheels, low buckets seats and no EPS, while the 860M upgrades to EPS; either can be upgraded with Fox Podium 2.0 shocks, high-back bucket seats, aluminum wheels with Bighorn 2.0 tires, nerf bars, roof and a Warn 3.500-pound winch. See UTV Action's complete 2019 Sport UTV Buyer's Guide here: https://utvactionmag.com/buyers-guide-2019-sport-4x4-utvs/ Motor type 839cc liquid-cooled, DOHC, 8-valve EFI twin…

2019 POLARIS RZR 900 & EPS

With 75 horsepower and great throttle response, the 1150-pound 900 and 900 EPS are a blast to drive, and their 50-inch width gives them access to width-restricted trails. RZR XP 1000-inspired ergonomics provide impressive cabin comfort, and the base model has steel wheels. EPS upgrades to aluminum rims, painted plastic and high-performance AWD. EBS is standard. See UTV Action's full test of the RZR 900 EPS here: https://utvactionmag.com/test-polaris-rzr-900-eps/ Motor type 875cc liquid-cooled, 8-valve DOHC, EFI…

2019 POLARIS RZR S 900 & EPS

A responsive 75-horsepower engine and a compact chassis with well-composed handling make the 60-inch-wide RZR S 900 and RZR S 900 EPS fast and easy to handle. RZR XP 1000-like ergonomics give these machines plenty of room and visibility. The base model comes with ZF Sachs shocks, while the EPS upgrades to WER 2.0 needle shocks, and both have EBS and GBC Dirt Commanders. See UTV Action's full test of the RZR S 900 here: https://utvactionmag.com/polaris-rzr-xp-900-s/ Motor type 875cc liquid-cooled, 8-valve DOHC EFI I-twin…

2019 HISUN STRIKE 1000

Hisun’s affordably priced 1000 makes 80 horsepower and has a CVTech Trailbloc clutch and a locking differential. The Sport UTV comes standard with EPS, a roof, split windshield, side mirrors, turn signals, aluminum wheels, a winch, and long-travel nitrogen shocks. The wheelbase is 85 inches, and the width is 65 inches for sporty handling. See UTV Action's full test of the Strike 1000 here: Motor type 976cc, 8-valve, liquid-cooled OHC V-twin Transmission Dual-range CVT w/ rev.& EBS Drive system 2WD, 4WD, diff-lock…

2019 ARCTIC CAT/TEXTRON WILDCAT 1000 X & LTD

The Wildcat X returns with its 95-horsepower V-twin, compression-adjustable JRi EXC-1 piggyback shocks, five-link rear suspension, quarter doors and a $1000 lower price. The LTD upgrades to Elka Stage 5 shocks with true dual-rate springs and adjustable damping, full doors, ITP Blackwater Evolution tires on beadlock rims, and a roof. See UTV Action's full test of the Wildcat X LTD here: https://utvactionmag.com/arctic-cat-wildcat-x-ltd-test/ Motor type 951cc 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin Transmission CVT w/ EBS…

2019 POLARIS GENERAL 1000 EPS, PREMIUM & HUNTER

Generals combine RZR S 1000 DNA with Ranger cabin comfort; a 100-horsepower ProStar twin joins a sporty CVT with EBS and unlocking rear diff for agility. Premiums upgrade to painted bodywork, Maxxis Coronado tires, a sport front bumper and a 4500-pound winch. Hunter Editions also add two Polaris gun boots and Pursuit Camo wrap. See a full Polaris General test here: https://utvactionmag.com/test-polaris-general-1000-le-ride-command/ Motor type 999cc liquid-cooled, DOHC, 8-valve EFI twin Transmission Dual-range CVT w/ rev.…

2019 YAMAHA YXZ1000RSS & SE

Prices dropped by $1600 for the 2019 Sport Shift models which feature beltless automatic clutch 5 speed transmissions with paddle shifters. Sport Shift YXZs also get lower gearing and revised shock and EPS tuning to match 29-inch, 8-ply Bighorn tires on new rims with a 4/156-bolt pattern, along with a rear radiator and a new cage. The SE gets high-end Fox Podium RC2 shocks and Yamaha Blue trim or a new Ultra White with roof and Fox X2 shocks. See a full test here:…

2019 ARCTIC CAT TEXTRON WILDCAT XX LTD:

New for 2019, the Wildcat XX LTD comes with a 130-horsepower triple with new ECU mapping and the strong, great-handling chassis that helped it earn UTV Action’s New UTV of 2018 Award. The LTD also comes with a roof, half windshield, SSV Bluetooth audio system, 30-inch tires, and front and rear bumpers. See a full test of the Wildcat XX here: https://utvactionmag.com/test-textron-wildcat-xx/ Motor type 998cc liquid-cooled, DOHC, EFI triple Transmission Dual-range CVT Drive system 2WD/4WD Suspension/travel:   Front Dual…

2019 POLARIS RZR S 1000 EPS

The RZR S 1000 is a 60-inch-wide sport machine with a 100-horsepower ProStar 999cc twin, high-performance CVT with EBS, and WER needle shocks with more than 12 inches of travel up front and 13.2 inches out back. This machine’s light weight lets it accelerate nearly as hard as the more powerful RZR XP 1000, and dual torsion bars aid handling. See a full RZR S 1000 test here: https://utvactionmag.com/test-polaris-rzr-s-1000-eps/ Motor type 999cc liquid-cooled, DOHC, 8-valve EFI twin Transmission Dual-range CVT w/ rev.…

2019 POLARIS RZR XP 1000 RIDE COMMAND

The XP1K Ride Command Edition has front and rear cameras, integrated GPS and GoPro controls, in-vehicle communications and audio, a 7-inch glove-touch display and a free app to track other vehicles in your group, map and share routes, and even display texts. It has WER needle shocks with red springs to match the graphics too. Check out cool audio upgrades for the Ride Command RZR here: https://utvactionmag.com/ssv-plug-and-play-ride-command-audio-system/ Motor type 999cc liquid-cooled, DOHC, 8-valve EFI twin…

2019 POLARIS RZR XP 1000 & XP 1000 DYNAMIX

The XP 1000 starts at $18,599 for 2019, which makes it an excellent performance value. All XP 1000s include new front end styling with LEDs and some models also come with full doors. The Dynamix Edition includes Dynamix active suspension controlling Fox Live Valve IBP shocks with more travel for 2019 and multiple-page Ride Command features. See a full test of the XP 1000 here: https://utvactionmag.com/test-polaris-rzr-xp-1000-eps/ Motor type 999cc liquid-cooled, DOHC, 8-valve EFI twin Transmission Dual-range CVT w/ rev.…