While their sporty siblings get most of the headlines, the “U” in UTVs stands for Utility. These machines originally came to market to serve as helping hands for farmers, ranchers and anybody in need of an off-road vehicle that could move people and cargo.

Today’s Utility UTVs are capable of towing thousands of pounds, hauling as many as six people and holding loads of cargo through terrain that big pickup trucks are incapable of handling. While some can provide lots of smiles on the trails, these machines are known more for work than fun.

We wanted to shine some light on the machines that help farmers, ranchers, and landowners get the work done, so we are highlighting each and every Utility UTV from all the major manufacturers.

2015 Utility UTVs Buyer's Guide

In alphabetical order, we will look at every Utility UTV model offered from:

Arctic Cat Bobcat Can-Am Gravely Honda John Deere Kawasaki Kubota KYMCO Polaris Yamaha * Click on the manufacturer’s name to go directly to its models.

Arctic Cat Prowler 700 HDX XT EPS

Arctic Cat Prowler 700 HDX XT EPS

Arctic Cat’s hardest-working UTV is the Prowler HDX XT EPS. Powered by a 695cc, four-stroke engine, It offers seating for three in a single row, 1,500-pound towing capacity (front and rear two-inch receiver hitch), 1,000-pound cargo bed capacity, 10.0 inches of front and rear suspension travel, 10.0 inches of ground clearance, variable assist power steering, 2WD/4WD with electric front differential lock, and has a dry weight of 1,363 pounds.  Click here to read our review of the 2014 Arctic Cat Prowler 700 HDX LTD here.

MSRP: US$13,699 Click here for more information

Arctic Cat Prowler 500 HDX XT

Arctic Cat Prowler 500 HDX XT

The smallest of Arctic Cat’s HDX family is the 550 Prowler HDX XT. Power comes from a 445cc, four-stroke engine with electronic fuel injection and liquid cooling. It offers seating for three in a single row, 1,500-pound towing capacity (front and rear two-inch receiver hitch), 600-pound cargo bed capacity, 10.0 inches of front and rear suspension travel, 10.0 inches of ground clearance, on the fly 2WD/4WD, differential lock, and has a dry weight of 1,307 pounds.

MSRP: US$10,999 Click here for more information

Arctic Cat Prowler 1000 XT EPS

Arctic Cat Prowler 1000 XT EPS

Arctic Cat outfitted its Prowler 1000 XT EPS with its largest engine – a 951cc, four-stroke, electronically fuel injected, liquid cooled V-Twin. It offers seating for two, 1,500-pound towing capacity (rear two-inch receiver hitch), 600-pound cargo bed capacity, 10.0 inches of front and rear suspension travel, 10.0 inches of ground clearance, electronic power steering, on the fly 2WD/4WD, differential lock, 14-inch aluminum wheels wrapped in 26-inch Maxxis tires, and has a dry weight of 1,315 pounds. We reviewed a Prowler 1000 back in 2010, which you can read here.

MSRP: US$14,999 Click here for more information

Arctic Cat Prowler 700 XT EPS

Arctic Cat Prowler 700 XT EPS

The middle child of Arctic Cat’s Prowler lineup, the Prowler 700 XT EPS is powered by a 695cc, four-stroke, liquid cooled, electronically fuel injected engine. It offers seating for two, 1,500-pound towing capacity (rear two-inch receiver hitch), 600-pound cargo bed capacity, 10.0 inches of front and rear suspension travel, 10.0 inches of ground clearance, electronic power steering, 2WD/4WD with electric differential lock, 14-inch aluminum wheels wrapped in 26-inch Duro Kaden tires, and has a dry weight of 1,251 pounds.

MSRP: US$ 13,699 Click here for more information

Arctic Cat Prowler 550 XT

Arctic Cat Prowler 550 XT

The Prowler 440 XT is powered by a 695cc, four-stroke, liquid cooled, electronically fuel injected engine. It offers seating for two, 1,500-pound towing capacity (rear two-inch receiver hitch), 600-pound cargo bed capacity, 10.0 inches of front and rear suspension travel, 10.0 inches of ground clearance, 2WD/4WD with electric differential lock, 14-inch aluminum wheels wrapped in 26-inch Duro Kaden tires, and has a dry weight of 1,230 pounds.

MSRP: US$11,299 Click here for more information

Bobcat 3200 4×2

Bobcat 3200 4x2

Bobcat UTVs share much in common with Polaris, as the two companies collaborated on multiple offerings. The Bobcat 3200 4×2 is powered by a 455cc carbureted engine that pumps out 29 horsepower. It offers seating for two, 1,500-pound towing capacity (rear two-inch receiver), 1,100-pound cargo bed capacity, four-wheel independent suspension, 9.5 inches of ground clearance, single-wheel open differential, two-range transmission, and has a dry weight of 1,375 pounds.

MSRP: Contact Bobcat Dealer Click here for more information

Bobcat 3400 4×4

Bobcat 3400 4x4

The Bobcat 3400 4×4 is available with a 40-horsepower, 498cc gas engine or 24-horsepower, 903cc diesel engine. Both models offer seating for two, 2,000-pound towing capacity (rear two-inch receiver), 1,250-pound cargo bed capacity, McPherson strut front suspension, double A-arm rear suspension, 9.5 inches of ground clearance, four-wheel drive, and four-wheel disc brakes. The gas version has an operating weight of 1,475 pounds, while the diesel model tips the scales at 1,575 pounds.

MSRP: Contact Bobcat Dealer Click here for more information

Bobcat 3400XL 4×4

Bobcat 3400XL 4x4

The Bobcat 3400XL 4×4 is also available with a 40-horsepower, 498cc gas engine or 24-horsepower, 903cc diesel engine. Both models offer seating for six, 2,000-pound towing capacity (rear two-inch receiver), 1,250-pound cargo bed capacity, McPherson strut front suspension, double A-arm rear suspension, 9.5 inches of ground clearance, four-wheel drive, and four-wheel disc brakes. The gas version has an operating weight of 1,775 pounds, while the diesel model tips the scales at 1,875 pounds.

MSRP: Contact Bobcat Dealer Click here for more information

Bobcat 3450 4×4 Rapid Link

Bobcat 3450 4x4 Rapid Link

The Bobcat 3450 4×4 is powered by a 24-horsepower, 903cc diesel engine. The key feature on this model is the RapidLink attachment system that can operate buckets, mowers, snowblades and more with a joystick control. Other features include seating for two, 1,100-pound cargo bed capacity, four-wheel independent suspension (adjustable in the rear), 9.5 inches of ground clearance, four-wheel drive, and an operating weight of 1,864 pounds.

MSRP: Contact Bobcat Dealer Click here for more information

Bobcat 3600 4×4 Diesel

Bobcat 3600 4x4 Diesel

The Bobcat 3600 4×4 Diesel is powered by a 24-horsepower, 903cc diesel engine. The key feature on this model is its Hydrostatic drive, which allows the user to move forward or reverse by pressing their toe or heel on the control pedal. Other features seating for two, 2,000-pound towing capacity, 1,100-pound cargo bed capacity, four-wheel drive, three drive modes, and an operating weight of 1955 pounds.

MSRP: Contact Bobcat Dealer Click here for more information

Bobcat 3650 4×4 Diesel

The Bobcat 3650 4×4 Diesel is powered by a 24-horsepower, 903cc diesel engine. This model uses the same Hydrostatic drive as the 3600 and further benefits from the ability to operate PTO-driven attachments like snowblowers, mowers, pallet forks and more. It is also capable of towing up to 2,000 pounds and carrying an additional 1,250 pounds in the cargo bed. It tips the scales with an operating weight of 2,215 pounds.

MSRP: Contact Bobcat Dealer Click here for more information

Can-Am Commander 1000

Can-Am Commander 1000

While Can-Am doesn’t offer any pure Utility UTVs, the Commander line is ideal for a mix of work and play. The Commander 1000 is available in four iterations – 1000 DPS, 1000 Limited, 1000 XT, and 1000 XT-P. Each model is powered by an 85-horsepower, 976cc, V-Twin engine. Features include electronic power steering, 10.0 inches of suspension travel, 11.0 inches of ground clearance, 1,500-pound towing capacity, 600-pound cargo bed capacity, locking front differential, and a dry weight starting at 1,321 pounds. Read our Commander 1000 XT review here.

MSRP: US$14,299 – $20,399 Click here for more information

Can-Am Commander MAX 1000

Can-Am Commander MAX 1000

The Commander 1000 is available in three iterations – 1000 DPS, 1000 XT, and 1000 Limited. Each model is powered by an 85-horsepower, 976cc, V-Twin engine. Features include seating for four, electronic power steering, 10.0 inches of suspension travel, 11.0 inches of ground clearance, 1,500-pound towing capacity, 600-pound cargo bed capacity, locking front differential, and a dry weight starting at 1,562 pounds. Read more about the Commander MAX 1000 here.

MSRP: US$16,299 – $21,699 Click here for more information

Can-Am Commander 800R

Can-Am Commander 800R

The Commander 800R is available in three iterations – 800R, 800R DPS, and 800R XT. Each model is powered by a 71-horsepower, 800cc, V-Twin engine. Features include electronic power steering (DPS and XT models only), 10.0 inches of suspension travel, 11.0 inches of ground clearance, 1,500-pound towing capacity, 600-pound cargo bed capacity, locking front differential, and a dry weight starting at 1,287 pounds.

MSRP: US$11,899 – $14,599 Click here for more information

Can-Am Commander E

Can-Am Commander E

Can-Am’s electric-powered Commander E is available in three models – E LSV, E LSV SE, and E XT. Powered by a 48-V, air-cooled, electric motor, the Commander E offers seating for two, 1,500-pound towing capacity, 600-pound cargo bed capacity, 10.0 inches of suspension travel, 11.0 inches of ground clearance, four-wheel drive, on-demand locking rear differential, and a dry weight starting at 1,914 pounds.

MSRP: US$18,099 – $19,399 Click here for more information

Gravely Atlas JSV

Gravely Atlas JSV

A new player on the UTV market, Gravely partnered with Polaris to crate the Atlas JSV line of Side-by-Sides. Available with diesel (1024cc/24hp) or gas (570cc/40hp) powerplants and three or six-seat configurations, there are four models available in total – JSV3000, JSV3000 Diesel, JSV6000, JSV6000 Diesel. Each is capable of towing up to 2,000 pounds and hauling 1,250 pounds in the cargo box. Read our review of the Gravely Atlas JSV here.

MSRP: Contact Gravely Dealer Click here for more information

Honda Pioneer 700-4

Honda Pioneer 700-4

Honda’s flagship UTV came to market with a unique feature – the ability to switch from two to four seats. When not in use, you can fold down one or two of the rear seats, which sit in the cargo bed. Power is provided by a 675cc single-cylinder, four-stroke engine. The Honda Pioneer 700-4 offers 1,500-pound towing capacity, 1,000-pound cargo bed capacity, four-wheel independent suspension with 7.9 inches of travel up front and 9.1 in the rear, adjustable shocks, 10.5 inches of ground clearance, 76.8-inch wheelbase, and a curb weight of 1,396 pounds.  Read our full review here.

MSRP: US$11,899 Click here for more information

Honda Pioneer 700

Honda Pioneer 700

The Pioneer 700 is basically the same machine as the 700-4 without the two extra seats and extended ROPS. Power is provided by a 675cc single-cylinder, four-stroke engine and features include 1,500-pound towing capacity, 1,000-pound cargo bed capacity, independent front and rear suspension with adjustable shocks, 10.5 inches of ground clearance, 76.8-inch wheelbase, and a curb weight of 1,261 pounds.

MSRP: US$10,299 Click here for more information

Honda Pioneer 500

Honda Pioneer 500

Honda’s smallest UTV offering, the Pioneer 500 lacks a traditional cargo bed. In its place is a rack system that can haul up to 450 pounds. Other features include a 1,000-pound towing capacity, independent front and rear suspension with 5.9 inches of travel and adjustable rear shocks, 9.6 inches of ground clearance, 73.1-inch wheelbase, and a curb weight of 1,010 pounds. Read our full review here.

MSRP: US$8,499 Click here for more information

John Deere Gator HPX 4×4

John Deere Gator HPX 4x4

Available with a gas (21hp, 617cc V-Twin) or diesel (18.5hp, 854cc In-line Triple) powerplant, the HPX 4×4 John Deere’s most utilitarian UTV. It has a 1,300-pound towing capacity, 1,000-pound cargo bed capacity, 75.2-inch wheelbase, 59.3-inch width, independent front suspension and coil-over-shock rear suspension, and is compatible with a huge assortment of John Deere equipment.

MSRP: US$9,739 – $11,269 Click here for more information

John Deere Gator XUV 625i

John Deere Gator XUV 625i

The Gator XUV 625i is powered by a 23-horsepower, 617cc, two-cylinder engine. It offers seating for two, 1,500-pound towing capacity, 1,000-pound cargo bed capacity, 79-inch wheelbase, independent front and rear suspension with 8.0 inches of travel up front and 9.0 in the rear, 11.0 inches of ground clearance, and a dry weight of 1,450 pounds. Read our full review here.

MSRP: US$10,859 Click here for more information

John Deere Gator XUV 825i

John Deere Gator XUV 825i

Available with and without electronic power steering, the Gator XUV 855i is powered by a 50-horsepower, 812cc, In-line three-cylinder engine. It offers seating for two, 1,500-pound towing capacity, 1,000-pound cargo bed capacity, 79-inch wheelbase, dual A-arm front and rear suspension with 8.0 inches of travel up front and 9.0 in the rear, 11.0 inches of ground clearance, and a dry weight of 1,649 pounds. Read our full review here.

MSRP: US$12,059 – $15,999 Click here for more information

John Deere Gator XUV 825i S4

John Deere Gator XUV 825i S4

Boasting all the same features as the two-seat version, the Gator XUV 825i S4 has been stretched out to offer seating for four. The only major differences are a longer 114-inch wheelbase, longer turning radius (17.0 feet compared to 12.4), and a heavier dry weight of 1,992 pounds. The 825i S4 comes standard with power steering.

MSRP: US$14,759 Click here for more information

John Deere Gator XUV 855D

John Deere Gator XUV 855D

Deere’s Gator XUV 855D is essentially the same machine as the 825i, except it’s powered by an 854cc, liquid-cooled, three-cylinder, diesel engine that produces 23 horsepower. Dimensions and capacities are all the same and dry weight is 1,640 pounds. Read our full review here.

MSRP: US$13,199 – $14,299 Click here for more information

John Deere Gator XUV 855D S4

John Deere Gator XUV 855D S4

Besides its 23-horsepower, 854cc, liquid-cooled, three-cylinder, diesel engine, the Gator XUV 855D S4 is pretty much the same machine as the 825i S4. Dimensions and capacities are all the same and the dry weight is 2,018 pounds.

MSRP: US$15,899 Click here for more information

John Deere Gator XUV 550

John Deere Gator XUV 550

Deere’s most affordable Gator XUV, the 550 is powered by a 16-horsepower, 570cc, V-Twin engine. It offers an 1,100-pound towing capacity, 400-pound cargo bed capacity, 72.8-inch wheelbase, independent double A-arm front suspension (9.0 inches of travel), independent H-arm control link rear suspension (8.0 inches of travel), 10.5 inches of ground clearance, and a dry weight of 1,227 pounds. Like all Gator XUVs, it is compatible with a huge array of John Deere equipment.

MSRP: US$8,139 Click here for more information

John Deere Gator XUV 550 S4

John Deere Gator XUV 550 S4

The most affordable four-seat vehicle in John Deere’s fleet, the Gator XUV 550 S4 offers the same features as the two-seat version. It only has slightly longer wheelbase (79 inches compared to 72.8), but it is nearly two-and-a-half feet longer front to back. As well, it is more than 200 pounds heavier at 1,440 pounds dry.

MSRP: US$9,739 Click here for more information

Kawasaki Mule 4000 and 4010 4×4

Kawasaki Mule 4000 and 4010 4x4

The only thing differentiating the Kawasaki Mule 4000 and 4010 is four-wheel drive, found in the pricier 4010. Both models offer seating for two with power coming from a 617cc, four-stroke V-Twin engine. Features include independent MacPherson strut front suspension (3.9 inches of travel), semi-independent De Dion rear suspension (2.8 inches of travel), 6.9 inches of ground clearance, 1,200-pound towing capacity, 800-pound cargo bed capacity, and a curb weight starting at 1,336 pounds. All Kawasaki Mules come with a three-year limited warranty.

MSRP: US$8,999 – $10,199 Click here for more information

Kawasaki Mule 4010 Trans4x4

Kawasaki Mule 4010 Trans4x4

The Kawasaki Mule 4010 Trans4x4 shares much in common with the 4010, but can carry up to four people or transformed into a two-person setup. It is powered by the same 617cc V-Twin engine and MacPherson strut front suspension and De Dion rear suspension. Other features include 7.1 inches of ground clearance, 85.2-inch wheelbase, 1,200-pound towing capacity, 400-pound cargo bed capacity (800 pounds in two-person mode), and a curb weight of 1,587 pounds. Read our full review here.

MSRP: US$11,199 – $11,699 Click here for more information

Kawasaki Mule 600 and 610

Kawasaki Mule 600 and 610

Kawasaki’s most affordable UTVs, the Mule 600 and 610 series are powered by a 401cc, air-cooled single cylinder engine. The Mule 600 is only available in two-wheel drive, while the Mule 610 4×4, 610 XC 4×4, 610 XC SE 4×4 models come with four-wheel drive. Each Mule 600 and 610 features MacPherson strut front suspension, unit swing axle rear suspension, 3.1 inches of travel, 6.1-8.1 inches of ground clearance, 1,100-pound towing capacity, 400-pound cargo bed capacity, 70.1-inch wheelbase, a curb  weight starting at 956 pounds, and a three-year limited warranty. Read our review of the Mule 610 4×4 XC here.

MSRP: US$6,999 – $8,599 Click here for more information

Kawasaki Mule Pro-FXT

Kawasaki Mule Pro-FXT

Kawasaki’s newest UTV, the Mule Pro-FXT, is also its most powerful, boasting an 812cc, three-cylinder engine. It is capable of carrying up to six people, but also offers three-passenger mode, allowing for more cargo capacity. Features include front and rear double wishbone suspension with 8.7 inches of travel at all four corners, 10.2 inches of ground clearance, 92.3-inch wheelbase, 2,000-pound towing capacity, 1,000-pound cargo bed capacity in three-person mode (350 pounds in six-person mode), and a curb weight starting at 1,854 pounds. Four different models are available – base Mule Pro-FXT, Pro-FXT EPS, Pro-FXT EPS Camo, and Pro-FXT EPS LE. Read our full review here.

MSRP: US$12,999 – $15,999 Click here for more information

Kubota RTV X900

Kubota RTV X900

The Kubota RTV X900 is powered by a 21.6-horsepower, three-cylinder, 898cc, Diesel engine and is available in both general purpose and worksite models. Features include variable hydraulic transmission, limited slip front differential, dynamic braking, hydraulic power steering (worksite models) height-adjustable independent front and rear suspension with 8.0 inches of travel, 10.4 inches of ground clearance, 1,100-pound cargo bed capacity, 1,300-pound towing capacity and a dry weight starting at 1,907 pounds. Read our review of Kubota’s RTV X Series here.

MSRP: US$13,345 – $15,147 Click here for more information

Kubota RTV X1100C and X1120D

Kubota RTV X1100C and X1120D

Kubota’s premiere UTVs, the RTV X 1100C and X1120D are powered by a 24.8-horsepower, three-cylinder, 1123cc, diesel engine. What separates these two models is the luxury cab on the 1100C, which offers air conditioning, heating, and defogging functions and benefits from roll-down windows. Features include alloy wheels, limited-slip front differential, dynamic braking, height-adjustable independent front and rear suspension with 8.0 inches of travel, 10.4 inches of ground clearance, hydraulic power steering, 1,100-pound cargo bed capacity, 1,300-pound towing capacity, and a dry weight starting at 2,061 pounds (2,370 for cab model).

MSRP: US$ 15,981- $21,605 Click here for more information

Kubota RTV400Ci and RTV500

Kubota RTV400Ci and RTV500

Kubota’s RTV400Ci and RTV500 share everything except the powerplant. The RTV400Ci features a 24.6-horsepower, single-cylinder, air-cooled, 404cc gas engine controlled by a continuously variable transmission, while the RTV500 benefits from a 27.8-horsepower, two-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 456cc gas engine controlled by a hydrostatic transmission. Both have seating for two, McPherson strut front suspension, semi-independent rear suspension, 441-pound cargo bed capacity, 1,100-pound towing capacity, 6.9 inches of ground clearance, 70.9-inch wheelbase, and dry weights of 1,246 pounds (400Ci) and 1,358 pouds (500).

MSRP: US$8,499 – $9,900 Click here for more information

Kubota RTV900XT

Kubota RTV900XT

Available in General Purpose, Utility, and Worksite iterations, the Kubota RTV900XT is powered by a 54.8-horsepower, three-cylinder, 898cc, diesel engine controlled by a variable hydrostatic transmission. Each is capable of carrying 1,102 pounds in the cargo bed and towing up to 1,300 pounds. Other features include hydrostatic power steering, MacPherson Strut front suspension, DeDion semi-independent rear suspension, 7.5 inches of ground clearance, 77.4-inch wheelbase, and dry weights ranging from 1,874 to 1,929 pounds.

MSRP: US$12,845 – $14,992 Click here for more information

Kubota RTV1140CPX

Kubota RTV1140CPX

Kubota’s RTV1140CPX is powered by a 24.8-horsepower, three-cylinder, 1,123cc, diesel engine controlled by a variable hydrostatic transmission. This model can be transformed to fit two or four people. When in two-person mode, the cargo bed is a massive 18.3 cubic feet (11.7 cubic feet in four-person mode) and can hold up to 1,102 pounds. Other features include 1,300-pound towing capacity, MacPherson Strut front suspension, DeDion semi-independent rear suspension, 8.3 inches of ground clearance, and a dry weight of 2,370 pounds.

MSRP: US$15,995 – $16,470 Click here for more information

KYMCO UXV 450i

KYMCO UXV 450i

KYMCO’s UXV 450i is new for 2015 and benefits from a single-cylinder, electronically fuel injected, liquid-cooled, 443cc engine. It is available in base, TURF, Camo and 50th Anniversary LE iterations. Other features include seating for two, independent double A-arm front and rear suspension with 7.5 inches of travel, 10-inches of ground clearance, 72-inch wheelbase, 1,200-pound towing capacity, 440-pound cargo bed capacity, and a dry weight of 1,080 pounds. Read our full review here.

MSRP: US$7,999 – $8,699 Click here for more information

KYMCO UXV 500 and 500i

KYMCO UXV 500i G

KYMCO’s UXV 500 is available with either a carbureted or fuel-injected 499cc, single-cylinder engine. The fuel injected engine is offered in five iterations – Base, TURF, Camo, 50th Anniversary LE, and the innovative G. The UXV 500i G comes with an integrated generator used to power a variety of tools and accessories. All UXV 500 models feature independent double A-arm front and rear suspension with 7.5 inches of travel, 12.2 inches of ground clearance, 75.2-inch wheelbase, two-inch receiver, 1,200-pound towing capacity, 420-pound cargo bed capacity, and a dry weight starting at 1,157 pounds. Read our review of the UXV 500i G here.

MSRP: $US7,999 – $12,999 Click here for more information

KYMCO UXV 700i

KYMCO UXV 700i

The KYMCO UXV 700i is powered by a single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, electronically fuel injected, 695cc engine. It is available in Base, TURF, Camo, and 50th Anniversary LE iterations. It shares the same chassis and capacities as the UXV 500 and UXV 450.

MSRP: US$10,999 – $10,699 Click here for more information

Polaris Ranger XP 900

Polaris Ranger XP 900

Nobody makes more UTVs than Polaris its flagship is the three-seat Ranger XP 900, which is available in Base, EPS and a host of Limited Edition iterations. Power comes from the fuel injected, liquid-cooled, 875cc, Longitudinal Twin, ProStar engine. Features include independent front and rear suspension with 10 inches of travel, 12 inches of ground clearance, 81-inch wheelbase, 2,000-pound towing capacity, 1,000-pound cargo bed capacity, electronic power steering (all but the base model), and a dry weight starting at 1,325 pounds. Read our Polaris Ranger XP 900 review here.

MSRP: US$13,399 – $21,299 Click here for more information

Polaris Ranger Crew 900 and 900-6

Polaris Ranger Crew 900 and 900-6

Using the same ProStar 900 engine as the Ranger XP, the Ranger Crew 900 offers seating for five or six (900-6) and is available in Base, EPS and several Limited Edition iterations. Besides the extra seating, what sets it apart from the Ranger XP 900 is a longer 113-inch wheelbase, slightly shorter 11.3 inches of ground clearance, and 1,571-pound dry weight.

MSRP: US$14,399 – $16,199 Click here for more information

Polaris Ranger 6×6

Polaris Ranger 6x6

Polaris’ most willing worker, the three-seat Ranger 6×6 is powered by a twin-cylinder, fuel injected, 760cc engine. As the name suggests, it has six wheels for extra utility and can tow up to 2,000 pounds and carry up to 1,250 pounds in its cargo bed. It boasts 12 inches of ground clearance, 105-inch wheelbase, two-inch receiver and has a dry weight of 2,000 pounds.

MSRP: US$12,599 Click here for more information

Polaris Ranger Diesel and Diesel Crew

Polaris Ranger Diesel and Diesel Crew

Polaris offers diesel power in two of its UTVs – the Ranger Diesel and Ranger Diesel Crew. Both are powered by a three-cylinder, 1028cc, Kohler diesel engine that is capable of towing 2,000 pounds and carrying an additional 1,000 pounds in the cargo bed.  Other features include 110 amps of alternator power, dual A-arm front and rear suspension with 10 inches of travel, and a standard two-inch receiver hitch. The three-seat Ranger Diesel has 12 inches of ground clearance, 81-inch wheelbase, and `1,430-pound dry weight, compared to the six-seat Ranger Diesel crew which has 11.3 inches of ground clearance, 113-inch wheelbase, and 1,690-pound dry weight. Polaris also offers a Ranger Diesel HST Deluxe with a factory-installed cab with heat and AC, hydrostatic transmission, and a treadle pedal.

MSRP: US$13,700 – $20,999 Click here for more information

Ranger 570 and Ranger Crew 570

Ranger 570 and Ranger Crew 570

Powering the two-seat Ranger 570 and four-seat Ranger Crew 570 is a single-cylinder, 44-horsepower, fuel injected, 567cc engine. Both models can tow up to 1,500 pound and carry up to 500 pounds in the cargo bed. Other features include MacPherson strut front suspension (nine inches of travel) and dual A-arm rear suspension (10 inches of travel), and 10 inches of ground clearance. The two-seat Ranger 570 has a 73-inch wheelbase, compared to a 105-inch wheelbase on the Ranger Crew 570. Both models are available with or without electronic power steering.

MSRP: US$9,799 – $12,499 Click here for more information

Ranger 570 Full-Size and Ranger Crew 570 Full-Size

Ranger 570 Full-Size and Ranger Crew 570 Full-Size

While the three-seat Ranger 570 Full-Size and six-seat Ranger Crew 570 Full-Size share the 44-horsepower engine as the Ranger 570 and Ranger Crew 570, they each benefit from a larger and more robust chassis. Each can tow 2,000 pounds, carry 1,000 pounds in the cargo bed, have 12 inches of ground clearance, and front and rear independent A-arm suspension with 10 inches of travel. The three-seat has an 81-inch wheelbase, compared to the six-seater’s 113-inch wheelbase. Both models are available with or without electronic power steering.

MSRP: US$11,299 – $14,499 Click here for more information

Polaris Ranger ETX

Polaris Ranger ETX

The most affordable Utility UTV in the Polaris lineup is the Ranger ETX. Power is provided by a single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 325cc engine puts out a claimed 31 horsepower. It shares the same chassis, dimensions and capacities as the Ranger 570 and tips the scales at 1,045 pounds dry.

MSRP: US$8,699 Click here for more information

Polaris Ranger EV

Polaris Ranger EV

The Polaris Ranger EV is powered by 48V, high-efficiency, AC-induction motor. It is capable of towing up to 1,500 pounds and can carry 500 pounds in its cargo bed. Other features include MacPherson Strut front suspension and dual A-arm rear suspension with nine inches of travel, 10 inches of ground clearance, 72-inch wheelbase, and a dry weight of 1,726 pounds. You can read our Polaris Ranger EV Review here.

MSRP: US$11,299 – $11,899 Click here for more information

Yamaha Viking

Yamaha Viking

The Yamaha Viking is a single-row, three-seat UTV powered by a single-cylinder, fuel-injected, 686cc engine powered by Yamaha’s Ultramatic transmission. It is available in Base, EPS and EPS SE iterations. Features include independent double wishbone front and rear suspension with 8.1 inches of travel, 11.8 inches of ground clearance, 84.1-inch wheelbase, 1,500-pound towing capacity, 600-pound cargo-bed capacity, two-inch receiver hitch, electronic power steering (EPS models), steel skid plate, 9.7-gallon fuel tank and a wet weight starting at 1,355 pounds. Read our Yamaha Viking review here.

MSRP: US$11,799 – $14,049 Click here for more information

Yamaha Viking VI

Yamaha Viking VI

As the name suggests, the Yamaha Viking VI offers seating for six and the same 686cc engine and Ultramatic transmission as its little brother. Compared to the three-seat Viking, the Viking VI has a longer 115.6-inch wheelbase and slightly shorter 11.4-inch ground clearance, but the capacities are the same. Read our Yamaha Viking VI review here.

MSRP: US$12,799 – $14,999 Click here for more information

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