Product Review – ATVs & UTVs

Published on Tue, 02/08/2011 - 9:37am

Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) Outlander™ Max 800R
The Bombardier Outlander™ Max 800R comes equipped with many features to help you in your work or help you enjoy your play, like Air Control Suspension (ACS), a suspension system that lets riders customize their ride on the fly.  There are also additions like dual-mode Dynamic Power Steering (DPS™), cast-aluminum wheels, a Garmin® touch screen GPS and quick-engaging Visco-Lok QE, and heavy-duty front and rear bumpers.  For comfort and convenience you’ll find an ergonomic passenger backrest, steel racks with 300-pound (136 kg) capacity, and a convertible rack/seat system with totable storage box.

Engine: 799.9 cc; SOHC
Fuel Capacity: 4.3 gal
Dry Weight: 719 lbs
Length: 94 in
Height: 45 in
Width: 46 in
Wheelbase: 59 in
Ground Clearance: 12 in
Towing Capacity: 1,300 lbs 
Bombardier ATVs
Bombardier Ct.
Wassau, WI 54401


Honda Four Trax Rincon® (TRX680FA)

Engine: 675cc; OHV
Fuel Capacity: 4.3 gal
Dry Weight: 648 lbs (includes fuel and fluids)
Length: 83.2 in
Height: 47.5 in
Width: 46.8 in
Wheelbase: 50.8 in
Ground Clearance: 10 in
Towing Capacity: N/A

The Four Trax Rincon® is capable of taking on the toughest tasks when it comes to the endless To Do lists of your rural property. This ATV also delivers a smooth and powerful performance whether it’s working, hunting, trail blazing, or simply exploring. The Rincon® offers features like a liquid-cooled 675cc engine with Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI), Honda’s fully Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) system for optimal traction, and an automotive-style three-speed automatic transmission.  Not for operators under the age of 16. Honda recommends that all ATV riders take a training course and read their owner’s manual thoroughly.
American Honda Motor Company, Inc.
1919 Torrance Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90501-2722

Polaris Sportsman® 850 XP

Engine: 850 cc; SOHC
Fuel Capacity: 4.5 gal
Dry Weight: 783 lbs
Length: 83.25 in
Height: 50.75 in
Width: 47.6 in
Wheelbase: 53
Ground Clearance: 12 in
Towing Capacity: 1,500 lbs

The Polaris Sportsman® 850 XP ATV is engineered for extreme off-road performance. The 850 XP is said to be ideal for ATV trail riding and hunting situations, but we’re sure you can find a use for it on your farm as well. Key features include a twin cylinder EFI engine, digital instrumentation, a rolled independent rear suspension, standard engine braking system with active descent control, and a liquid-cooled electronic fuel injection system.  Polaris also offers an array of accessories for this model and many more ATVs.
Polaris Industries Inc.
2100 Hwy. 55
Medina, MN 55340

Suzuki - KingQuad 750AXi Rockstar Edition
Engine: 722cc; DOHC
Fuel Capacity: 4.6 gal
Dry Weight: 666 lbs
Length: 83.3 in
Height: 34.6 in
Width: 47.6 in
Wheelbase: 50.4 in
Ground Clearance: 10.6
Towing Capacity: N/A

With its strong low-end and mid-range torque, the Suzuki KingQuad 750AXi is engineered to take on the toughest jobs and nastiest trails without breaking a sweat according to the company.  Some of its features include an engine with a 104mm bore, an air filter with both paper and foam designed for optimum efficiency, and a Suzuki fuel injection system to provide enhanced throttle response, fuel efficiency and quick engine starts (Minimum age of 16 years old to ride).   
American Suzuki MC/ATV
P.O. Box 1100
Brea, CA 92822

Yamaha Grizzly 700

Engine: 686cc; SOHC
Fuel Capacity: 5.3 gal
Dry Weight: 648 lbs (wet)
Length: 81.3 in
Height: 48.8 in
Width: 46.5 in
Wheelbase: 49.2
Ground Clearance: 11.8 in
Towing Capacity: 1,322 lbs

The new Grizzly 700 boasts many features for its riders’ convenience or enjoyment.  Just some of these include an electric power steering system, an automatic centrifugal clutch to maintain constant belt tension for reduced belt wear, On-Command® 4WD/2WD switch with the push of a button, digital instrument panels, rugged steel cargo racks, and a standard center-mounted, heavy-duty trailer hitch.
Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
6555 Katella Avenue
Cypress, CA 90630 

Kawasaki Brute Force® 650 4x4i

Engine: 749 cc; SOHC
Fuel Capacity: 5 gal
Dry Weight: 652.7 lbs
Length: 86.4 in
Height: 48.5 in
Width: 45.9 in
Wheelbase: 50.6 in
Ground Clearance: 9.7 in
Towing Capacity: 1,250 lbs

Buyers seeking a middleweight workhorse ATV that also offers a comfortable and refined ride should take a look at the Kawasaki Brute Force® 650 4x4i. Its independent front and rear suspension and V-twin power are designed to handle both outdoor chores and fun trail rides. With low, high, forward, neutral and reverse gears, the transmission provides excellent control for both low and high-speed work or recreational riding.  The 650 can pull a hefty 1,250 pounds, carry a combined 264 pounds on its front and rear racks.
Kawasaki Motor Corp., USA
P.O. Box 25252
Santa Ana, CA 92799-5252


Bobcat 3400 (Gas engine – also available in diesel)

Engine: 498 cc; 32 HP
Fuel Capacity: 9 gal
Dry Weight: 1440 lbs (operating)
Length: 113 in
Height: 75 in
Width: 60 in
Wheelbase: 76 in
Ground Clearance: 9.5 in
Towing Capacity: 1,600 lbs

The traveling speed of a Bobcat 3400 - 30 mph - helping you get more done around your farm. For ruggedness the 3400’s critical machine components are protected by a CVT cover, skid plate, suspension guard and bash plate. For comfort this UTV features quiet operation, bucket or bench seating options, and an optional cab to keep you out of the elements. There’s even a charger for electronic devices like a cell phone. If you need to change from one of the many accessories to another, you can often just snap the new one in.
Bobcat Company World Headquarters
250 East Beaton Drive
West Fargo, ND 58078-6000

Kawasaki 4010 Trans 4x4

Engine: 617 cc; DFI
Fuel Capacity: 6.2 gal
Dry Weight: 1,563 lbs
Length: 130.1 in
Height: 75.8 in
Width: 58.5 in
Wheelbase: 85.2 in
Ground Clearance: 7.1 in
Towing Capacity: 1,200 lbs

The Kawasaki Mule 4010 Trans4x4® is a one of a kind utility vehicle, with the ability to transform from a short bed four-passenger 4x4 into an extended bed two-passenger 4x4 in a few quick steps. Trans4x4 users can fold down the rear bench seat and extend the cargo bed forward into the cab for increased cargo capacity. New digital fuel injection (DFI) and electric power steering (EPS) systems work in conjunction with selectable four-wheel drive, a fully automatic transmission and a locking rear differential to make the versatile Mule 4010 Trans4x4 an option for just about any utility vehicle need.
Kawasaki Motor Corp., USA
P.O. Box 25252
Santa Ana, CA 92799-5252

Case IH Scout (Gas 2 passenger)

Engine: 480 cc; 4-cycle OHV
Fuel Capacity: 5.2 gal
Dry Weight: 1,275 lbs
Length: 105 in
Height: 73 in
Width: 63.6 in
Wheelbase: 69.5 in
Ground Clearance: 10.5 in
Towing Capacity: N/A

The Case IH Scout is fully customizable. Besides offering three different models (including one to fit a driver and three passengers), Case IH offers an array of accessories from a cab enclosure to Nerf bars to a safety strobe light to a bed lift. You can log on to the vehicles dedicated site below and build your own with as much or as little as you want. There are also practical options like front and rear guards as well as hitches for getting the job done around your property.
Case IH Max Service
621 State Street
Racine, WI 53402

Cub Cadet - Volunteer 4x4

Engine: 748 cc; EFI V-twin
Fuel Capacity: 7 gal
Dry Weight: 1,650 lbs (operating)
Length: 119 in
Height: 73 in
Width: 63.55 in
Wheelbase: 78 in
Ground Clearance: 9 in
Towing Capacity: 1,400 lbs

Cub Cadet bills its Volunteer 4x4 as a premium utility vehicle for all outdoor endeavors, and it’s hard to argue. With features like a 3-inch ladder steel frame, adjustable coil-over shocks, a 14.4 cubic foot steel bed for whatever you’re hauling, and these are in addition to a multitude of available accessories and options. 
Cub Cadet Corp.
P.O. Box 368022
Cleveland, OH 44136-9722

John Deere – XUV 625i

Engine: 617cc; OHV
Fuel Capacity: 5.3 gal
Dry Weight: 1,383 lbs (operating)
Length: 119 in
Height: 75 in
Width: 62 in
Wheelbase: 79 in
Ground Clearance: 11 in
Towing Capacity: 1,500 lbs 

The XUV 625i from John Deere is built to take the punishment you dish out around your farm.  A solid core steel sway bar reduces body lean and employs an efficient double-ball drop-link for increased durability, full-steel skid plate guards the vehicle’s underbody.  The XUV 625i also features two-range CVT transmission, requiring no shifting and comes standard with integrated 2-inch front and rear receiver hitches.  For hauling, this UTV offers a 16.4 cubic-foot cargo box with 20 tie-down points and a pickup style tailgate that can also convert to a flatbed.
Deere & Company World Headquarters
One John Deere Place
Moline, IL 61265

Kubota RTV 1100

Engine: 1,123 cc; diesel OHV
Fuel Capacity: 7.9 gal
Dry Weight: 2,480 lbs
Length: 129.1 in
Height: 81.5 in
Width: 66.9 in
Wheelbase: 77.4 in
Ground Clearance: 8.1in
Towing Capacity: 1,300 lbs

The Kubota RTV 1100 was built for the hard worker; it will surely help you on your farm. Just some of the features include a sliding window (from the enclosed cab), Kubota-exclusive variable hydro transmission for uneven terrain, hydrostatic power steering, and a spacious dumping cargo bed with a hydraulic bed-lift system. There are also factory options and plenty of accessories to help you get the job done.
Kubota Tractor Corporation
3401 Del Amo Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90503

New Holland Rustler™ 125 (4-person)

Engine: 675 cc; 4-cycle OHV
Fuel Capacity: 6.5 gal
Dry Weight: 1,629 lbs
Length: 154 in
Height: 80.3 in
Width: 58.3 in
Wheelbase: 58.3 in
Ground Clearance: 8.2 in
Towing Capacity: 1,600 lbs

Rustler™ Utility Vehicles from New Holland are designed to start your adventure where the road ends. An automotive-grade starter will keep your Rustler™ on the job as long as you are, while the Intellitrak ground-speed sensing system provides intuitive control under aggressive driving conditions. By connecting the transmission directly to the front and rear differentials, power and torque are automatically adjusted on all four wheels as required, giving you better traction on uneven terrain, cornering or climbing.
New Holland Agriculture/CNH
P.O. Box 1895 • 120 Brubaker Avenue
New Holland, PA 17557