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Looking for a utility vehicle?

If you are in the market for a side-by-side, 4x4, or similar workhorse machine for your acreage or small farm, here are a few options.
  • Arctic Cat Prowler 700 HDX

    The Prowler is a slightly smaller machine with a 695-cc. engine with an automatic CVT. The cargo box can haul up to 1,000 pounds and the hitch can tow up to 1,500 pounds. Front and rear travel is 10 inches with a double a-arm suspension system.

    Date Published: October 24, 2013
    Date Updated: October 30, 2013
  • Bobcat 3400

    This hard-working utility vehicle uses a two-range transmission with a 902-cc. diesel engine. This is one of the larger, diesel machines we’ll be testing. The 3400 uses a two-range transmission and features a four-wheel independent suspension with 6 inches of travel in the front and rear. The 3400 can haul 1,100 pounds and tow 1,500 pounds.

    Date Published: October 24, 2013
    Date Updated: October 30, 2013
  • Honda Pioneer 700-4

    The Pioneer boasts an innovative convertible design so you can use the UTV with 2, 3, or 4 seats. The Pioneer features long-travel suspension with 7.9 inches in front and 9.1 inches in the rear. The new machine uses an automatic transmission with Honda’s fuel-injected 700-cc engine. Load capacity maxes out at 1,000 pounds with towing capacity at 1,500 pounds.

    Date Published: October 24, 2013
    Date Updated: October 30, 2013
  • John Deere Gator XUV 825i

    The XUV 825i runs on an 812-cc engine with a continuously variable transmission (CVT). Towing capacity is rated at 1,500 pounds while the hauling limit is 1,000 pounds. Fully independent dual a-arm suspension puts front travel at eight inches and rear at nine inches.

    Date Published: October 24, 2013
    Date Updated: October 30, 2013
  • Polaris Ranger XP 900

    Powered by an 875-cc engine with an automatic transmission, the Ranger can haul a whopping 1,500 pounds and tow 2,000 pounds. The dual a-arm suspension system gives the Ranger 10 inches of travel in both the front and the rear.

    Date Published: October 24, 2013
    Date Updated: October 30, 2013
  • Yamaha Viking

    The brand new Yamaha Viking is a three-passenger machine powered by a 686-cc. gas engine. The machine features an Ultramatic transmission with dual-range drive and reverse. For a smooth ride, the Viking has independent double wishbone suspension for 8.1 inches of front and rear travel. The assisted dump bed can pack up to 600 pounds while the two-inch receiver hitch is rated to pull 1,500 pounds.

    Date Published: October 24, 2013
    Date Updated: October 30, 2013

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