Kymco enters the 2015 model year with 32 off-road models, including four versions of the all-new midsized UXV 450i side-by-side vehicle and a UXV 500i outfitted with a 5kW generator sure to help operators with a variety of utility applications and chores. Also on the list of new vehicles are four EPS models in the MXU Series ATV line and two newly designed Youth Quads in the Mongoose 90S and 70S.
Offering a completely revised design to Kymco’s line-up of UXV side-by-side vehicle, the UXV 450i ($7,999), UXV 450i TURF ($8,499), UXV 450i CAMO ($8,499) and UXV 450i LE 50th ($8,699) all are powered by a fuel-injected 443cc SOHC 4-stroke 4-valve liquid-cooled engine. Power is transferred via shaft drive with push-button on-demand 2WD/4WD, transmission duties are handled by a tough automatic CVT (H-L-N-R-P) with differential lock, the front and rear suspension receive an independent dual A-arm set-up with 7.5 inches of travel, a 25×8-12 front and 25×10-12 rear tire/wheel package aids in achieving a log-crossing 10 inches of ground clearance, the 8.5-gallon fuel tank will keep you on trail with hydraulic disc brakes that safely reels the entire package down from speed.
The standard UXV 450i model comes in either Red or Blue; the CAMO model features the True Timber New Conceal CAMO pattern; the TURF model, featuring Kymco’s Tight Turn Turf Control with front differential lock and open, selectable rear differential with differential lock, Turf tires, CVT transmission, hydraulic brakes, and a shaft-mounted parking brake; and the Limited Edition (LE) 50th Anniversary model outfitted with aluminum alloy wheels, 3,000-lb. winch, and Metallic Gold paint and exclusive 50th Anniversary Kymco Emblem.
UXV 500i G
Introduced alongside the UXV 500i LE 50th ($10,199) and UXV 500i CAMO ($9,999) is another new addition to Kymco’s side-by-side family of vehicles, the UXV 500i G ($12,999). Kymco calls this a mobile electric power generating solution that combines all the features of its recreational UXV Series Side X Sides with a fully integrated Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled (TEFC) 5kW Generator with a five-point integrated safety system, and a GFCI safety circuit breaker. With full digital monitoring and automatic electrical load compensation, the UXV 500i G is designed to produce consistent, spike-free power. Available in Red, the UXV 500i G also features Tight Turn Turf Control with front differential lock and open, selectable rear differential with differential lock, CVT transmission, hydraulic brakes with shaft-mounted parking brake, a soft top and full windshield.
Rounding out Kymco’s side-by-side line are two versions of the 45hp UXV 700i introduced last year – the UXV 700i LE 50th ($10,699) and the UXV 700i CAMO ($10,499) models. The UXV 700i LE 50th comes with black aluminum alloy wheels, 26×9-14 and 26×11-14 tires, 3,000-lb. winch, and Metallic Gold paint with 50th Anniversary Emblem; the UXV 700i CAMO offers True Timber New Conceal CAMO pattern.
In addition to those model-specific offerings, all of KYMCO’s UXV models come standard with an on-demand 2WD/4WD drive system with engine braking to traverse the steepest of declines, a 440-lb.-capacity tilting cargo bed, 1,200-lb. towing capacity, two-inch receiver hitch, winch mounting plate, handbrake, dual headlights and taillights, a locking glove box, underseat and under hood storage, multi-function digital instrument display, 12V accessory outlet and dual beverage holder.
Kymco’s ATV line features 18 models, with the adult models highlighted by three 50th Anniversary versions, two which come standard with electronic power steering.
The MXU 700i EPS LE 50th ($9,799), MXU 700i EPS CAMO ($9,399) and MXU 700i CAMO ($8,799) all are powered by a fuel-injected 695cc SOHC 4-stroke 4-valve liquid-cooled engine producing 45hp.
The MXU 500i EPS LE 50th ($8,699), MXU 500i EPS CAMO ($8,299) and MXU 500i CAMO ($7,699) are powered by a fuel-injected 499cc DOHC 4-stroke 4-valve liquid-cooled engine developing 36hp.
All MXU 700i and 500i ATVs feature an automatic CVT (H-L-N-R-P) transmission with differential lock, on-demand 2WD/4WD selection, independent dual A-arm front and rear suspension with sway bar offering 6.2 inches and 6.8 inches of travel, respectively; hydraulic dual disc front brake and shaft-mounted hydraulic rear brake; 100-lb. front rack capacity, 187-lb. rear rack capacity, standard 2-inch receiver with a 1,050-lb. towing capacity, and right (locking) and left fender storage compartments.
The MXU 450i LE 50th ($6,699) and MXU 450i CAMO ($6,399) get their motivation from a fuel-injected 443cc SOHC 4-stroke 4-valve liquid-cooled engine.
The two 450i ATVs feature an automatic CVT (H-L-N-R-P) transmission, on-demand 2WD/4WD, independent dual A-arm front and rear suspension offering 7 inches of travel, hydraulic dual disc front and single disc rear brakes, 24×8-12 front and 24×10-12 rear tires, 75-lb. front rack capacity, 150-lb. rear rack capacity and a standard 2-inch receiver with a 1,050-lb. towing capacity.
The 50th Anniversary version of the MXU 450i, 500i and 700i ATVs are outfitted with aluminum alloy wheels (chrome for the MXU 450i, black for the MXU 500i and 700i) 3,000-lb. winch and 50th Anniversary Emblems; the CAMO version of the 450i, 500i and 700i ATVs feature True Timber New Conceal CAMO pattern.
Finally, for young riders, KYMCO for 2015 offers the new four-stroke Mongoose 70S ($2,199) and Mongoose 90S ($2,499) sporting a new body design and graphics package. The Mongoose 90S, (Y-10) for riders 10 years of age and older, features a CVT Automatic transmission with Forward, Neutral and Reverse. Both the Mongoose 70S, (Y-6) for riders 6 years of age and older and Mongoose 90S come standard with front and rear lights and an auto-stop safety lanyard and are available in red and blue.