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UTV Tests Category

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UTV TEST: POLARIS GENERAL 4

Sep 14, 2016Comments off1822 Views

The new-for-2016 Polaris General was a hit with enthusiasts. Its clever combination of sport performance and suspension combine with enough utility to justify it for

The Can-Am Maverick X rs starts at a hefty price tag of $26,699.

FIRST TEST: Can-Am Maverick X3 line-up

Sep 13, 2016Comments off3670 Views

Can-Am Maverick X3 X DS The Can-Am Maverick X3 X DS is one of the exciting new UTV’s from the X3 2017 lineup. We had

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UTV TEST: 2016 ARCTIC CAT WILDCAT X LIMIT...

Sep 07, 2016Comments off1443 Views

Long-travel, fast feline By the staff of Dirt Wheels   Suspension has always been a huge bragging point for Arctic Cat’s Wildcat X models. When the

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Yamaha YXZ1000R SS first test! Shifting wit...

Aug 24, 2016Comments off2879 Views

Since the release of the 2016 Yamaha YXZ1000R, we have tested the machine to it’s limits and found out its strong and weak points. A

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5 BEST UTVS: Our top Sport UTV choices from...

Jul 23, 2016Comments off8394 Views

There is no doubt that 2016 was a great year for the release of aggressively fast sport UTVs. Can-Am released a faster Maverick Turbo 1000,

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SHOOTOUT: HONDA PIONEER 1000-5 DELUXE VS. P...

Jul 01, 2016Comments off9659 Views

A worker that plays and a player that works By the staff of Dirt Wheels Both the Honda Pioneer 1000 and the Polaris General 1000 are

Accessing the air filter is a breeze. It did seem to get pretty dirty in under 100 miles of playing follow-the-leader in the dunes. If you are going riding for a long weekend, we suggest packing a spare foam element.

UTV TEST: 2016 Yamaha YXZ1000R

Jun 12, 2016Comments off1343 Views

Is the Yamaha YXZ1000R played out? There have been rumors circulating for years, teasers for months and reports for weeks now. However, nothing is more

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MINI UTV TEST: 2016 POLARIS RZR 170

Jun 10, 2016Comments off3998 Views

By the staff of Dirt Wheels Polaris has a complete lock on two UTV categories. One is the single-seat segment with the Ace model, and

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UTV TEST: POLARIS ACE 900 SP

Jun 07, 2016Comments off2120 Views

By the staff of Dirt Wheels When Polaris released the original Ace, we couldn’t decide if it was an ATV with a roll cage and

The Kawasaki Teryx has a great 4x4 system that works well in all different types of terrain. Even in the snow, the Teryx tended to always grab traction, and the front differential lock was only needed occasionally.

Testing the 2016 Kawasaki Teryx

May 18, 2016Comments off4676 Views

The Kawasaki Teryx may not be the top choice to blast through the desert at high speeds or sling sand at the dunes, but it

Cornering the General was easy and had a minimal roll feeling due to a front stability bar in the suspension.

2016 Polaris General 1000 Full Test

May 03, 2016Comments off8007 Views

We tested the $19,999 2016 Polaris General 1000 EPS Deluxe, which has a lot of great features. The base-model General starts at $15,999 and has

Yamaha’s YXZ1000R corners a lot flatter than the RZR XP 1000. You can feel the body roll in the RZR more even though this model has standard front and rear sway bars.

SHOOTOUT: Polaris RZR XP 1000 vs. Yamaha YX...

Apr 20, 2016Comments off14383 Views

Since Yamaha discontinued the Rhino in 2011, Polaris has had an easy time getting to the top of the sport UTV category. Sure, there has