Next year's Rubicons, Foremans & Ranchers are here


HONDA PRESS RELEASE: During Power Lab 2019, Honda’s Powersports dealer experiential event held south of Dallas at TexPlex Park, Honda unveiled its 2020 ATV lineup, which includes important updates to the FourTrax® Foreman®, Foreman Rubicon, and Rancher® multipurpose models. Additional multipurpose models making a return are the Recon® and Rincon®, while the TRX®250X and TRX90X sport models also return for 2020.

Made in Timmonsville, South Carolina, Honda’s ATV lineup is the industry’s most popular, offering models that are ready for hard work and serious play, and that are so user-friendly that riders won’t want to climb off. For 2020, the Foreman, Rubicon, and Rancher all get an improved reverse lever, making the process of changing directions easier than ever. In addition, all three now come with racks that readily accept Honda’s new Pro-Connect line of modular cargo accessories. And significantly, the Foreman and Rubicon both get larger engines for increased power.

“Honda’s history in the ATV market is unmatched, thanks in part to a consistently strong lineup of capable, versatile models,” said Chris Cox, American Honda’s Manager of Experiential Marketing/Public Relations. “For 2020, we’re excited to offer significant improvements to our three most important models, which now perform better than ever.”

2020 FourTrax Foreman Rubicon
FourTrax Foreman Rubicon
For 2020, Honda’s extremely popular, do-it-all 500-class FourTrax Foreman Rubicon benefits from more of the very qualities that have long made this model such a popular choice with customers. All Rubicon models still come standard with Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) for exceptional traction and comfort, and they now get a 43cc displacement increase to 518cc, adding power where it’s used most, in the low- and middle-rpm ranges.
On non-manual models, engaging the reverse gear is now a simple operation accomplished electronically via a single lever that fits a wide range of hand sizes and can be operated easily and quickly, without the need to engage neutral. Four Rubicon models are offered, three of which come with a high-tech Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT), and those three now feature manual-shift override capability so that riders can command gear changes at will, even in automatic mode—enabling use of engine braking for situations like corner entry and descents.
(Automatic mode takes over again a few seconds after manual inputs.) The Rubicon models’ front and rear cargo racks now have expanded planar surfaces for more carrying options, and they integrate with Honda’s new Pro-Connect line of modular accessories. Off-road-legal in all 50 states, all Rubicon models get a new front grill, as well as an updated 50-watt, LED assist headlight and a 1.9-liter front utility box that can be accessed from the rider cockpit when stopped.
2020 FourTrax Foreman Rubicon
  • Colors
    • FourTrax Foreman Rubicon DCT EPS Deluxe: Honda Phantom Camo®, Matte Green Metallic
    • FourTrax Foreman Rubicon DCT EPS: Red, Olive
    • FourTrax Foreman Rubicon DCT: Red, Olive
    • FourTrax Foreman Rubicon 4×4 EPS: Honda Phantom Camo, Red, Matte Molasses Brown
  • Price: Starting at $8,699
  • Availability: Summer 2019
  • Info
2020 FourTrax Foreman 4×4

FourTrax Foreman 4×4
The real workhorse in Honda’s multipurpose ATV lineup, the FourTrax Foreman 4×4 is ready to tackle any job—now more than ever thanks to a displacement increase to 518cc that delivers stronger acceleration and improved towing performance. All three Foreman models have swingarm rear suspension that keeps weight low and provides a great, unsprung platform for a tow hitch. For 2020, they have the same new assist light, front utility box, and front and rear Pro-Connect-compatible racks as the Rubicon, and the flagship Foreman 4×4 ES EPS gets the new, simpler reverse lever, which is particularly welcome for jobs like plowing that involve frequent transitions between forward and reverse motion.

  • Colors
    • FourTrax Foreman 4×4 ES EPS: Honda Phantom Camo, Red, Reactor Blue
    • FourTrax Foreman 4X4 EPS: Honda Phantom Camo, Red, Olive
    • FourTrax Foreman 4×4: Honda Phantom Camo, Red, Olive
  • Price: Starting at $7,399
  • Availability: Summer 2019
  • Info
2020 FourTrax Rancher

FourTrax Rancher
No ATV is offered in more variations than Honda’s FourTrax Rancher, and no ATV has been sold in greater numbers. With no fewer than eight different models offering myriad combinations of transmission (automatic DCT, Electric Shift ProgramTM and manual), rear suspension (swingarm and independent dual-arm), and steering types—plus two- and four-wheel drive—the 420cc Rancher family packs maneuverability and muscle into a tough ATV that is ready for any activity.

All Ranchers receive the new Pro-Connect-compatible racks and front utility box, and the two automatic transmission types (DCT and ESP®) get the improved reverse lever and manual-override capability.

2020 FourTrax Rancher
  • Colors
    • FourTrax Rancher 4×4 AT IRS EPS: Honda Phantom Camo, Red, Moose Brown
    • FourTrax Rancher 4×4 AT IRS: Red, Olive
    • FourTrax Rancher 4×4 AT EPS: Honda Phantom Camo, Red, Active Yellow
    • FourTrax Rancher 4×4 EPS: Honda Phantom Camo, Red, Olive
    • FourTrax Rancher 4×4 ES: Honda Phantom Camo, Red, Olive
    • FourTrax Rancher 4×4: Honda Phantom Camo, Red, Olive
    • FourTrax Rancher ES: Red, Olive
    • FourTrax Rancher: Red, Olive
  • Price: Starting at $5,499
  • Availability: Summer 2019
  • Info

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