2020 ATV BUYER’S GUIDE: TWO-UP QUADS - Dirt Wheels Magazine (2024)

By the staff of Dirt Wheels

ARCTIC CAT TRV 700

Arctic Cat’s Alterra TRV 700 is back in the lineup for 2020. This two-up machine has a long wheelbase of 58 inches to comfortably fit a rear passenger seat that is equipped with a back rest and hand-holds. Suspension is independent in the front and rear with electronic power steering as a standard feature.

Engine type: Liquid-cooled, SOHC, 4-stroke, Displacement: 695cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft,Fuel capacity: 5.3 gal., Wheelbase: 58.0”, Length/width/height: 91.1”/47.8”/57.4”, Ground clearance: 11.0”, Claimed wet weight: 788 lb., Suspension/wheel travel: Front: Dual A-arm/10.0”, Rear: Dual A-arm/10.0”, Tires: f/r 25×8-12/25×10-12, Retail price: NA.

ARGO XPLORER XRT 500

Argo’s base-model XRT 500 engine is actually a full 503cc single-cylinder engine that is liquid-cooled and electronically fuel-injected. The automatic CV transmission helps keep power output smooth for both rider and passenger to enjoy a fun trail ride. The Limited Edition version of the XRT 500 comes with a winch and aluminum wheels.

Engine type: Liquid-cooled, SOHC, 4-stroke, Displacement: 503cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft,Fuel capacity: 4.2 gal., Wheelbase: 57.1”, Length/width/height: 92.9”/48.6”/49.2”, Ground clearance: 13.2”, Claimed wet weight: N/A, Suspension/wheel travel: Front: Dual A-arm/9.1”, Rear: IRS/10.4”, Tires: f/r 25×8-12/25×10-12, Retail price: $7,299/$9,099.

ARGO XPLORER XRT 1000 LE

Power may be important to you, and the Argo XRT 1000 LE has enough of it. This two-up model comes with electronic power steering, a 3,000-pound-capable winch and aluminum wheels. A backrest and hand-holds are present for a daring passenger. The 4×4 system comes with a lockable front differential when the going gets rough.

Engine type: Liquid-cooled, SOHC, 4-stroke twin, Displacement: 997cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft, Fuel capacity: 4.2 gal.,Wheelbase: 56.9”, Length/width/height: 91.7”/47.2”/50.8”, Ground clearance: 11.6”, Claimed wet weight: N/A, Suspension/wheel travel: Front: Dual A-arm/8.7”, Rear: IRS/9.3”, Tires: f/r 26×8-14/26×10-14, Retail price: $12,199.

CAN-AM OUTLANDER MAX 450/570

Can-Am has no issue extending the wheelbase of the Outlander 450 and 570 to allow a passenger seat to be mounted to the machine. Riding with someone can be a lot more fun. The Outlander MAX 450/570 has a capable 4×4 system, and if you like the ease of power steering, Can-Am’s Dynamic Power Steering is available.

Engine type: Liquid cooled, SOHC 4-stroke, Displacement: 427cc/570cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shafts, Fuel capacity: 5.4 gal.,Wheelbase: 59.0”, Length/width/height: 91.0”/46.0”/52.5”, Ground clearance: 10.5”, Claimed wet weight: 715 lb./741 lb., Suspension/wheel travel:Front: Dual A-arm/9.0”, Rear: Trailing arm/8.8”, Tires: f/r 25×8-12/25×10-12, Retail price: $7,199-$8,799.

CAN-AM OUTLANDER MAX XT 570

If you want a bit more bang for your buck in a two-up ATV, the Outlander MAX XT 570 has extra goodies. A set of sturdy bumpers find their home on this model, along with handguards, a 3,000-pound winch, DPS and 12-inch cast-aluminum wheels. Suspension is independent front and rear for a comfortable ride.

Engine type: Liquid-cooled, SOHC, V-twin, 4-stroke, Displacement: 570cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft, Fuel capacity: 5.4 gal.,Wheelbase: 59.0”, Length/width/height: 91.0”/46.0”/52.5”, Ground clearance: 10.5”, Claimed wet weight: 741 lb., Suspension/wheel travel: Front: Dual A-arm/9.0”, Rear: IRS/8.8”, Tires: f/r 25×8-12/25×10-12, Retail price: $9,849.

CAN-AM OUTLANDER 6X6 DPS 450

Sometimes, four wheels aren’t enough to handle the task of hauling cargo around the ranch or job site. Enter the MAX 6×6 DPS 450 that has an extended cargo bed that can hold 350 pounds and a nice passenger seat. You can select between four-wheel or six-wheel drive with a switch mounted on the handlebar.

Engine type: Liquid-cooled, SOHC, 4-stroke, Displacement: 427cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft, Fuel capacity: 5.4 gal,Wheelbase: 90.0”, Length/width/height: 118.0”/46.0”/57.0”, Ground clearance: 10.5”, Claimed wet weight: 1000 lb., Suspension/wheel travel:Front: Dual A-arm/9.0”, Rear: IRS/8.8”, Tires: f/r 26×8-12/26×10-12, Retail price: $9,999.

CAN-AM OUTLANDER MAX DPS

Step up to more power and handling performance with the Outlander MAX DPS 650. The liquid-cooled V-twin cylinder puts out a substantial 62 horsepower. It is paired to a smooth-operating automatic CV transmission. Independent suspension travel is over 9 inches on each corner. Mud guards come standard.

Engine type : Liquid-cooled, SOHC, V-twin 4-stroke, Displacement: 649.6cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft, Fuel capacity: 5.4 gal.,Wheelbase: 59.0”, Length/width/height: 4.0”/48.0”/53.0”, Ground clearance: 11.0”, Claimed wet weight: 827 lb., Suspension/wheel travel:Front: Dual A-arm/9.2”, Rear: IRS/9.9”, Tires: f/r 26×8-14/26×10-14, Retail price: $10,299.

CAN-AM OUTLANDER MAX XT 650/850/1000R

The well-equipped Outlander MAX XT comes in three engine flavors: 650, 850 and 1000R. New for 2020, the 850 joins the 1000R in having Can-Am’s Intelligent Throttle Control, which offers three mapping changes on the fly via a handlebar-mounted push button. All three have the benefits of the XT package.

Engine type : Liquid-cooled, SOHC, V-twin 4-stroke, Displacement: 649.6cc/854cc/976cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft,Fuel capacity: 5.4 gal., Wheelbase: 59.0”, Length/width/height: 94.0”/48.0”/53.0”, Ground clearance: 11.0”, Claimed wet weight: 827 lb./874 lb./900 lb.,Suspension/wheel travel: Front: Dual A-arm/9.2”, Rear: IRS/9.9”, Tires: f/r 26×8-14, 26×10-14, Retail price: $11,349/$11,999/$13,749.

CAN-AM OUTLANDER MAX XT-P 850/1000R

When the going gets rough, you need a machine up to the task. The two-up platform of this Outlander MAX has been outfitted with heavy-duty color-matched bumpers, Fox Podium QS3 adjustable shocks, handguards, a winch and 14-inch beadlock wheels. Can-Am’s Tri-Mode Dynamic Power Steering comes standard.

Engine type: Liquid-cooled, SOHC V-twin 4-stroke, Displacement: 854cc/976cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft, Fuel capacity: 5.4 gal., Wheelbase: 59.0”, Length/width/height: 94.0”/48.0”/53.0”, Ground clearance: 11.0”, Claimed wet weight: 900/874 lb., Suspension/wheel travel: Front: Dual A-arm/9.2”, Rear: Trailing arm/9.9”, Tires: f/r 26×8-14/26×10-14, Retail price: $13,699/$15,449.

CAN-AM OUTLANDER MAX LTD 1000R

From the ground up, the Outlander MAX Limited 1000R comes with 27-inch Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 tires, stylish cast-aluminum wheels. Its Fox Podium 1.5 QS3 shocks are easily adjustable. The 1000R engine has three adjustable power modes. A Warn winch, heavy duty bumpers, hand guards, mud guards and Can-Am’s DPS come standard.

Engine type : Liquid-cooled, SOHC, V-twin 4-stroke, Displacement: 976cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft, Fuel capacity: 5.4 gal., Wheelbase: 59.0”, Length/width/height: 94.0”/48.0”/53.0”, Ground clearance: 11.0”, Claimed wet weight: 900 lb., Suspension/wheel travel: Front: Dual A-arm/9.2”, Rear: IRS/9.9”, Tires: f/r 27×8-14/27×10-14, Retail price: $15,349.

CAN-AM OUTLANDER MAX NORTH EDITION

Trail trekking in the snow, or simply as a tool to get work done in frosty temperatures, the MAX North Edition is up to the task. Heated grips, a large windshield, wind visors over the controls, capable low gearing and a winch are all standard. Your passenger can sit comfortably behind you with hand-holds to grab onto.

Engine type : Liquid-cooled, SOHC, V-twin 4-stroke, Displacement: 854cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft, Fuel capacity: 5.4, Wheelbase: 59.0”, Length/width/height: 94.0”/48.0”/61.4”, Ground clearance: 11.0”, Claimed wet weight: 874 lb., Suspension/wheel travel: Front: Dual A-arm/9.2”, Rear: Trailing arm/9.9”, Tires: f/r 26×8-14, 26×10-14, Retail price: $12,149.

CAN-AM OUTLANDER 6X6 DPS 650

Some trails are easier to navigate on a quad than on a comparable UTV, but not all quads can handle cargo or offer the hauling capabilities of a UTV while carrying a passenger. The Outlander 6×6 DPS is built for that. Two-up configuration, an extended cargo box, DPS and more come stock on this four- or six-wheel-drive machine.

Engine type : Liquid-cooled, SOHC, V-twin, 4-stroke, Displacement: 649.6cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft, Fuel capacity: 5.4 gal, Wheelbase: 82.0”, Length/width/height: 124.8”/48.5”/55.3”, Ground clearance: 11.0”, Claimed wet weight: 1100 lb., Suspension/wheel travel: Front: Dual A-arm/9.2”, Rear: IRS/9.9”, Tires: f/r 26×8-12/26×10-12, Retail price: $13,299.

CAN-AM OUTLANDER MAX 6X6 XT 1000

The large, tilting dump bed of the Outlander MAX 6×6 XT 1000 can hold up to 700 pounds. You can take a passenger along with you, and the 976cc Rotax engine has a ton of torque and power to ride fast and haul up to 1,650 pounds. A winch, bumper, handguards and Can-Am’s Tri-Mode Dynamic Power Steering are standard features.

Engine type: Liquid-cooled SOHC, V-twin, 4-stroke, Displacement: 976cc, Transmission: nCVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shafts, Fuel capacity: 5.4 gal., Wheelbase: 90.0”, Length/width/height: 122.8”/48.8”/55.3”, Ground clearance: 11.0”, Claimed wet weight: 1170 lb., Suspension/wheel travel: Front: Dual A-arm/9.2”, Rear: Trailing arm/9.9”, Tires: f/r 26×8-12/26×10-12, Retail price: $16,349.

CFMOTO CFORCE 600 TOURING

Another addition to CFMoto’s line-up for 2020 is the Force 600 Touring. Its body styling is attractive and aggressive. It has seating for two, along with cargo racks and a towing capacity of 1000 pounds. Twelve-inch aluminum wheels, a 2,500-pound-capable winch and handguards are standard features on this model.

Engine type: Liquid-cooled, SOHC, 4-stroke, Displacement: 580cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft, Fuel capacity: 4.9 gal., Wheelbase: 58”,Length/width/height: 90.5”/46.0”/55.0”, Ground clearance: 10.6”, Claimed wet weight: 833 lb., Suspension/wheel travel: Front: Dual A-arm/N/A, Rear: Dual A-arm/N/A, Tires: f/r 25×8-12/25×10-12, Retail price: $6,599.

CFMOTO CFORCE 800

The CForce 800 is the top model in CFMoto’s 2020 lineup. It sports an 800cc, 65-horsepower, four-stroke V-twin cylinder powerplant that is paired to a continuously variable automatic transmission. Aluminum wheels and a 3,000-pound-capable winch are standard features, along with electronic power steering.

Engine type : Liquid-cooled, SOHC V-twin 4-stroke, Displacement: 800cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft, Fuel capacity: 5.1 gal., Wheelbase: 58”, Length/width/height: 90.5”/48”/56.7”, Ground clearance: 11.0”, Claimed wet weight: 970 lb., Suspension/wheel travel: Front: Dual A-arm/N/A, Rear: IRS/N/A, Tires: f/r 26×9-14/26×11-14, Retail price: $8,599.

HISUN TACTIC 400

If you need two-seat capability in a package that won’t break the bank, the Tactic 400 is a good choice. It utilizes independent front suspension through a dual-A-arm design with a simple swingarm suspension in the rear. It comes standard with a 2,500-pound winch and three different color options to choose from.

Engine type: Liquid-cooled, OHV, 4-stroke, Displacement: 393cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft, Fuel capacity: 2.6 gal., Wheelbase: 51.0”, Length/width/height: 82.5”/46”/42”, Ground clearance: 9.5”, Claimed wet weight: 772 lb., Suspension/wheel travel: Front: Dual A-arm/N/A, Rear: IRS/N/A,Tires: f/r 25×8-12/25×10-12, Retail price: $5,499.

HISUN TACTIC 550/750

Power is more important to some than others, and the Hisun Tactic two-up line holds the 550 and 700 versions. The engines are liquid-cooled four-strokes paired with fully automatic CV transmissions. Heavy-duty bumpers, handguards and a winch come stock on these ATVs. The rear passenger area has hand-holds so your passenger is secure.

Engine type: Liquid-cooled, OHV, 4-stroke, Displacement: 546cc/735cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft, Fuel capacity: 3.4 gal., Wheelbase: 57.3”, Length/width/height: 90.0”/47.0”/54.5”, Ground clearance: 11”, Claimed wet weight: 860 lb., Suspension/wheel travel: Front: Dual A-arm/N/A, Rear: IRS/N/A, Tires: f/r 26×9-12/26×10-12, Retail price: $6,999/$8,299.

HISUN TACTIC 1000

You can step up to Hisun’s biggest engine package in their two-up line with the Tactic 1000. Three color schemes are available to choose from, and the model comes standard with cast-aluminum wheels, bumpers, hand protectors and a winch. The rear passenger seat is roomy with a back rest build in.

Engine type: Liquid-cooled, SOHC, V-twin 4-stroke, Displacement: 976cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft, Fuel capacity: 5.2 gal., Wheelbase: 58.7”, Length/width/height: 98.0”/48.0”/54.5”, Ground clearance: 11.0”, Claimed wet weight: 1069 lb., Suspension/wheel travel: Front: Dual A-arm/N/A, Rear: Dual A-arm/N/A, Tires: f/r 27×9-14/27×11-14, Retail price: $10,999.

ODES ASSAILANT ZEUS

This is one purposeful looking machine. Odes has equipped this two-passenger rig with a 7-inch touch screen display, a 3,500-pound-capable winch, a front and rear bumper, cargo racks, cast-aluminum wheels and more. You get bang for your buck with this ATV. They even include mirrors and handguards stock.

Engine type : Liquid-cooled, SOHC, V-twin 4-stroke, Displacement: 800cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft, Fuel capacity: 5.0 gal., Wheelbase: N/A, Length/width/height: 89.0”/47.0”/58.0”, Ground clearance: 11.0”, Claimed wet weight: 865 lb., Suspension/wheel travel: Front: Dual A-arm/7.0”, Rear: IRS/8.0”, Tires: f/r 26×9-14/26×11-14, Retail price: $10,295.

POLARIS SPORTSMAN TOURING 570

Polaris’ entry-level two-up 4×4 ATV is the Sportsman Touring 570. It sports independent MacPherson-strut-style front suspension with independent dual-A-arm rear suspension to promote a comfortable ride. The ProStar engine offers a healthy amount of torque and power that won’t tire you out when navigating tight terrain.

Engine type: Liquid-cooled, SOHC 4-stroke, Displacement: 567cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft, Fuel capacity: 6.75 gal., Wheelbase: 57.0”,Length/width/height: 86.0”/48.0”/48.0”, Ground clearance: 11.0”, Claimed wet weight: 728 lb., Suspension/wheel travel: Front: MacPherson strut/8.2”, Rear: IRS/9.5”, Tires: f/r 25×8-12/25×11-12, Retail price: $7,799-$9,699.

POLARIS SPORTSMAN X2 570

A job well done is the name of this ATVs game. The Sportsman X2 570 comes in a two-up design with a rear cargo bed with a 400-pound weight capacity. Electronic power steering is a standard feature that will help you stay in control while towing up to 1,225 pounds. The 567cc ProStar four-stroke engine has enough power to get you where you want to go.

Engine type: Liquid-cooled, DOHC 4-stroke, Displacement: 567cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft, Fuel capacity: 6.75 gal., Wheelbase: 56.0”,Length/width/height: 89.0”/48.0”/48.0”, Ground clearance: 11”, Claimed wet weight: 788 lb., Suspension/wheel travel: Front: Dual A-arm/8.2”, Rear: IRS/9.5”,Tires: f/r 25×8-12/25×10-12, Retail price: $10,199.

SPORTSMAN 6X6 570

If you have tight wooded property but need a machine with more capability than most utility ATVs, the Sportsman 6×6 570 is a winner. Available four- or six-wheel drive with Polaris’ On-Demand front differential will get you through mud, snow, rocks and more. The extended cargo bed holds up to 800 pounds. EPS is standard.

Engine type: Liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-stroke, Displacement: 567cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft, Fuel capacity: 6.75 gal., Wheelbase: 84.0”, Length/width/height: 116.0”/48.0”/49.0”, Ground clearance: 11.5”, Claimed wet weight: 1075 lb., Suspension/wheel travel: Front: MacPherson strut/8.2”, Rear: Dual A-arm/9.5”, Tires: f/r 26×8-12/26×10-12, Retail price: $11,399.

POLARIS SPORTSMAN TOURING 850

Take a passenger on amazing off-road adventures with the Polaris Sportsman Touring 850. It comes with a comfortable rear passenger seat with hand-holds. Fourteen-inch cast-aluminum wheels, electronic power steering and a front cargo box come standard. A 78-horsepower ProStar engine motivates this big 4×4.

Engine type: Liquid-cooled, SOHC, twin 4-stroke, Displacement: 850cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft,Fuel capacity: 5.25 gal., Wheelbase: 57.0”, Length/width/height: 84.3”/48.2”/48.8”, Ground clearance: 11.25”, Claimed wet weight: 804 lb.,Suspension/wheel travel: Front: Dual A-arm/9.0”, Rear: IRS/10.25”, Tires: f/r 26×8-14/26×10-14, Retail price: $11,499.

POLARIS SPORTSMAN TOURING XP 1000

A smooth ride starts with independent front and rear suspension. All of Polaris’ two-up models come with it. The Touring XP 1000 has the biggest motor of their 4×4 ATV line. You won’t feel the extra weight of your passenger with 88 horsepower to push you forward. Aluminum wheels, EPS and mirrors are standard.

Engine type: Liquid-cooled, SOHC, twin 4-stroke, Displacement: 952cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft,Fuel capacity: 5.25 gal., Wheelbase: 57.0”, Length/width/height: 84.3”/48.2”/48.8”, Ground clearance: 11.25”, Claimed wet weight: 886 lb.Suspension/wheel travel: Front: Dual A-arm/9.0”, Rear: Dual A-arm/10.25”, Tires: f/r 26×9-14/26×11-14, Retail price: $13,299.

CONTACTS

Apex: www.apexatv.com, (480) 507-5050

Arctic Cat: www.arcticcat.com

Argo: www.argoxtv.com

Can-Am: www.can-am.brp.com, (715) 848-4957

CFMoto: www.cfmotousa.com, (888) 823-6686

Hisun: www.hisunmotors.com, (972) 446-0760

Honda: www.powersports.honda.com, (310) 783-2000

Kawasaki: www.kawasaki.com, (949) 770-0400

Kymco: www.kymcousa.com, (864) 327-4744

Odes: www.odesindustries.com

Polaris: www.polarisindustries.com, (888) 704-5290

Suzuki: www.suzuki-cycles.com, (714) 996-7040

Tracker: www.trackeroffroad.com, (877) 394-6727

2020 ATV BUYER’S GUIDE: TWO-UP QUADS - Dirt Wheels Magazine (2024)

FAQs

Who makes good quads? ›

Honda, a name synonymous with reliability and innovation, has maintained its reputation since the late 1960s. On the other hand, Polaris, a leader in global ATV sales, is famed for its broad range of ATV categories. Then we have Yamaha, a champion of recreational riding, with models like the YFZ 450R.

Are there two person ATVs? ›

Share the fun of the Outlander experience with our 2-seaters

What's better than conquering a trail on a Can-Am ATV? Company while you do it. These machines have the power, performance and smooth ride of our 1-up models, but with seating for two.

What is a good size ATV? ›

For adults up to 5'10”, a smaller ATV (around 400cc) should be a good fit, unless you have a specific reason for needing something more powerful. And for taller riders, we recommend looking at 500cc machines and higher. For maximum comfort when riding, you want a machine that's going to match your physical stature.

When were four wheelers made? ›

The first four-wheeler emerged in 1982. The Suzuki® QuadRunner LT125 sported an extra wheel alongside an odometer, five forward speeds, and a reverse speed. This innovative design offered improved performance and safety and other ATV manufacturers quickly followed suit. 1984: Yamaha makes their first quad.

What is the number one selling ATV? ›

1. Polaris. Based out of Minnesota and manufacturing off-roaders since the 1980s, Polaris remains the leading ATV/UTV brand on the marketplace by search volume in 2022, proving to be a popular choice among riders for power, speed, and control.

What is the most reliable quad ever? ›

What Is the Most Reliable ATV of All Time?
  • Honda FourTrax Rancher. ...
  • Honda TRX250X. ...
  • Polaris Sportsman 570. ...
  • Suzuki KingQuad 750AXi. ...
  • Kawasaki Brute Force 750. ...
  • Polaris Scrambler XP 1000 S. ...
  • Arctic Cat Alterra 700. ...
  • Can-Am Outlander. The Can-Am Outlander is celebrated for its high performance and reliability.

Who is the best ATV rider? ›

ATV Championships by Rider
Pos.NameState
1Bill BallanceKY
2Barry Hawk, Jr.PA
3Walker FowlerOH
4Chris BorichPA
5 more rows

Are 2 stroke quads still made? ›

The last two-stroke ATV you could purchase from a dealer floor was the Spanish made 2003-2008 GasGas Wild HP 300. The final model year for Yamaha Banshees in the United States was 2006. However, the Banshees were still produced and sold outside of the United States until 2011.

How many people should ride an ATV at a time? ›

Never ride with more passengers than there are seats. Most ATVs are designed for one rider. Riders younger than 16 should only drive age-appropriate youth model ATVs, and never adult ATVs. Off-road vehicles are designed to be driven only on off-road terrain, not paved surfaces.

What is a good cc for a quad? ›

You can find a wide range of attachments to add to your utility ATVs, such as plows or rakes. You'll find utility ATVs with engines ranging from 450 cc to 1100 cc, but for most people, somewhere around 550 or 600 cc will be more than sufficient to accomplish the vast majority of jobs they have around their property.

Do you really need power steering on an ATV? ›

Riders who frequent tough terrain all attest: arm fatigue and shoulder stress are sure outcomes when riding all day on rocky trails. If you're the type to go for longer rides in bumpy terrain, power steering is something to consider.

What is considered high mileage for a ATV? ›

What's Considered High Mileage for an ATV? The average annual mileage for an ATV is 1,000 to 2,000. While there are varying opinions and factors on this matter, most off-roaders consider anything above 5,000 miles to be high mileage. An ATV with 1,000 miles or under is considered to have low mileage.

What is the oldest ATV brand? ›

Before Honda dominated the ATV market, the very first off-roading vehicle was invented in 1961 in Toronto, Canada. Known as the Jiger, the Amphibious All-Terrain Vehicle (AATV) was designed to travel on land as well as water! This 6-wheeled vehicle weighed 200 pounds with 5 1/2 horsepower.

How do you tell what year an ATV is? ›

The VIN for each vehicle is unique. The 10th character in the 17-character VIN represents the vehicle model-year. This standard applies to Quad Bikes (All Terrain Vehicles) built in or after 1981.

Are any 4 wheelers made in USA? ›

When you're looking for an American made ATV, then you need to check out all of our Polaris ATVs. Polaris is based in Roseau, Minnesota, USA. Components are mostly manufactured in Osceola, Wisconsin and the vehicle assembly in Roseau, Minnesota. Now that's what we call an American made ATV.

Who makes the most reliable UTV? ›

If you're looking for a UTV that will last, you could do a lot worse than one of these five.
  • Kawasaki Mule. The Kawasaki Mule may not be the flashiest UTV, but it pretty much sets the standard for reliability. ...
  • Kawasaki Teryx KRX. ...
  • Yamaha Viking. ...
  • Honda Pioneer. ...
  • Polaris RZR Pro R.
Jun 21, 2023

What companies make racing quads? ›

As mentioned above, you can buy racing ATVs from major ATV manufacturers like Yamaha and Polaris.

Who makes a king quad? ›

The KingQuad 750AXi Power Steering SE+ is not just an ATV, it's a KingQuad ATV. Suzuki, the inventor of the 4-wheel ATV, has created the world's best sports-utility quad with bold styling plus more capability and reliability than ever before.

Why did KTM stop making quads? ›

Sadly they do not make them anymore, closing the production line around 2013. In fact, the entire Sport ATV segment suffered a downfall due to the recession and declining sales.

Top Articles
Latest Posts
Article information

Author: Saturnina Altenwerth DVM

Last Updated:

Views: 6184

Rating: 4.3 / 5 (44 voted)

Reviews: 83% of readers found this page helpful

Author information

Name: Saturnina Altenwerth DVM

Birthday: 1992-08-21

Address: Apt. 237 662 Haag Mills, East Verenaport, MO 57071-5493

Phone: +331850833384

Job: District Real-Estate Architect

Hobby: Skateboarding, Taxidermy, Air sports, Painting, Knife making, Letterboxing, Inline skating

Introduction: My name is Saturnina Altenwerth DVM, I am a witty, perfect, combative, beautiful, determined, fancy, determined person who loves writing and wants to share my knowledge and understanding with you.