2012 John Deere Gator™ XUV 4x4 550

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2012 John Deere Gator™ XUV 4x4 550 Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Utility
BASE MSRP(US)  $8,199.00
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)  16 / 11.9
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  28.6 / 38.8
Torque RPM  2400
Cooling  Air
Valve Configuration  OHV
Displacement (cc/ci)  570 / 34.8
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Continuously Variable (CVT)
Overdrive  No
Primary Drive (Front Wheel)  Shaft
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Belt
Reverse  Yes
Hi / Low Range  Yes
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Steel
Front Tire Diameter (in)  25
Rear Tire Diameter (in)  25
Front Tire Width  8
Front Wheel Diameter  12
Rear Tire Width  10
Rear Wheel Diameter  12
Front Tire (Full Spec)  25 x 8-12
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  25 x 10-12
Tread Type  All Terrain
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Independent Double A-Arm
Front Travel (in/mm)  9 / 229
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  No
Front Stabilizer Bar  No
Rear Suspension Type  Independent
Rear Travel (in/mm)  8 / 203
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Rear Stabilizer Bar  No
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Type  Rack & Pinion
Steering Control  Steering Wheel
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  9.42
Width (in/mm)  56.5 / 1435
Height (in/mm)  73.5 / 1867
Wheelbase (in/mm)  72.8 / 1950
Turning Radius (ft)  12.3
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  10.5 / 267
Platform Height (in/mm)  10.5 / 267
Front Tread Width (in/mm)  48 / 1220
Rear Tread Width (in/mm)  46 / 1170
Length - No Bumpers (in/mm)  115 / 2921
Length (ft/ft)  9
Length (ft/in)  5
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  1220 / 553
Payload Capacity (lbs/kgs)  800 / 363
Towing Capacity (lbs/kgs)  1100 / 499
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.9 / 18.5
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  0.47
Seats:  
Seat Type  Bench
Seat Material  Vinyl
Folding  Yes
Headrest  No
Number Of Seats  2
Number Of Rows  1
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Body Material  Plastic
Chain Guard  No
Brush Guard  Yes
Light Guard  Yes
Front Mud Guards  Yes
Rear Mud Guards  Yes
CV Boot Cover  Yes
Front Bumper  Standard
Rear Bumper  Standard
Front Fender Flairs  Standard
Rear Fender Flairs  Standard
A-Arm Skid Plate (Front/Rear)  Yes / Yes
Bash Plate (Front/Rear)  Yes / Yes
Swing Arm Skid Plate  No
Drive Shaft Skid Plate  Yes
Cab Canopy Material  Hard
Camouflage  No
Cab Cage  Standard
Cab Rollbar  Standard
Cab / Bed Divider  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Hour Meter  Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition/Hours)  12 / Limited / 1000
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Utility
Manufacturer Country  USA
Introduction Year  2012
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
Display Name  Gator XUV 550
Mounts:  
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Drive Line:  
Driveline Brand  On-Demand™
Driveline Type  4X4
Number Of Driveline Modes  2
Rear Unlocking Differential  Yes
Rear Solid Axle  No
Limited Slip Differential Location  Front
Differential Lock Location  Rear
Towing & Hauling:  
Size (in/cm)  2 / 50.8
Rear Hitch Type  Receiver
Winch  Standard
Tow Hook  Standard
Roller Fairlead  Standard
Glass:  
Height Adjustable  No
Tinted  No
Heated  No
Folding  Yes
Storage:  
Number Of Cupholders  2
Bed Length (in/mm)  32.3 / 820.4
Bed Height (in/mm)  11.7 / 297.2
Bed Width (in/mm)  47.6 / 1209
Bed Capacity (lbs./kgs.)  400 / 181
Cargo Bed Tilt  Yes
Cargo Bed Material  Steel
Bed Volume (ft3/m3)  8.9 / 0.25
Integral Tie-Down Hooks  Yes
Glove Box / Dash Storage  Standard
Front Storage Well  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Convenience:  
Power Outlet  Standard
Seat Belts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No

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By Greg Hartwell(Owner), Jul. 9, 2012
We recently purchased a John Deere Gator 550 xuv 4x4 in camo. We love it. Have taken it in a few challinging places and made it with no problems. My wife loves the fact that she can know enjoy riding sitting in a seat instead of doubled up on a 4 wheeler. Seems to have plenty of power for the type o... Read Full Review

 

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By Ray Vanderpool(Owner), Apr. 18, 2013
I bought my Gator XUV 550 S4 in November 2012. I'm a quadriplegic C6-C7. I have use of my arms but have little hand function. Being able to explore the beach in my Gator makes my life much more enjoyable. The 550 S4 navagates through deep sand with no problem. The 4 wheel drive with locking diferenc... Read Full Review

 

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By Jay(Owner), May. 15, 2013
I only bought mine a week ago, got the 4 seater and have had 4 good size people in it and it had plenty of power. Hope we get a long life out of it. Read Full Review

 

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xuv 4, 4 550
By brad rozema (Owner), Nov. 25, 2013
this unit should not even be considered , we have ours in the shop 5 times due to the shifter issues , they contiune to tell us it is fixed , then the shifter freezes up and you can not change gears , if you bought one take it back and demand a refund due to the lemon laws Read Full Review

 

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Excellent machine
By Jason(Owner), Oct. 25, 2013
I've had my Gator XUV550 2-seater for almost a year now and have 135 hours it. It has surprised me numerous times when I test it. Hills- no problem. Thick mud up to the floor-boards...no problem. I even pulled a 30 foot power pole across my back yard with it. (power company just left it for me to de... Read Full Review

 

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