2015 Cub Cadet Challenger 500

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2015 Utility UTV


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2015 Cub Cadet Challenger 500 Specifications

Model Type  Utility UTV
BASE MSRP(US)  $8,499.00
Dealers Cub Cadet Dealers
Warranty  12
Engine Type  Single-Cylinder
Cylinders  1
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)  22.8 / 17
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  2
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Bore (mm/in)  84.5 / 3.34
Stroke (mm/in)  84 / 3.31
Displacement (cc/ci)  471 / 28.7
Compression Ratio  9.4:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Carburetor  No
Number Of Carburetors  0
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Speed Governor  No
Transmission Type  Continuously Variable (CVT)
Primary Drive (Front Wheel)  Shaft
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Belt
Reverse  Yes
Hi / Low Range  Yes
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Front Tire Diameter (in)  26
Rear Tire Diameter (in)  26
Tire Brand  Carlisle
Front Tire Width  9
Front Wheel Diameter  12
Rear Tire Width  10
Rear Wheel Diameter  12
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Carlisle: 26 x 9-12
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Carlisle: 26 x 10-12
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  8 / 203.2
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  8 / 203.2
Front Suspension Type  Independent Double A-Arm
Front Stabilizer Bar  Yes
Rear Suspension Type  Independent Double A-Arm
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Rear Stabilizer Bar  Yes
Air Adjustable  No
Steering Type  Manual
Steering Control  Steering Wheel
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  9.83
Width (in/mm)  64 / 1625.6
Height (in/mm)  76.4 / 1940.1
Wheelbase (in/mm)  78 / 1981.2
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  11 / 279.4
Length (ft/ft)  9
Length (ft/in)  10
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  1197 / 543
Towing Capacity (lbs/kgs)  1200 / 544.3
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  7.6 / 28.8
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  0.39
Seat Type  Bucket
Seat Material  Vinyl
Folding  No
Headrest  Yes
Number Of Seats  2
Number Of Rows  1
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Frame  Steel
Body Material  Plastic
Chain Guard  No
Light Guard  No
Front Mud Guards  No
Rear Mud Guards  No
CV Boot Cover  Yes
Front Bumper  Standard
Front Fender Flairs  Standard
Rear Fender Flairs  Standard
A-Arm Skid Plate (Front/Rear)  Yes / Yes
Bash Plate (Front)  Yes
Cab Canopy Material  Hard
Camouflage  No
Cab Cage  Standard
Cab Rollbar  Standard
Cab Door Material  Hard
Cab / Bed Divider  Standard
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Light
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Battery Warranty (Months)  0
Generic Type (Primary)  Utility
Manufacturer Country  USA
Introduction Year  2015
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
Parent Company  Cub Cadet
Display Name  Challenger 500
Drive Line:  
Driveline Type  Selectable 4X2 / 4X4
Number Of Driveline Modes  2
Rear Unlocking Differential  Yes
Rear Solid Axle  No
Differential Lock Location  Front
Towing & Hauling:  
Size (in/cm)  2 / 5.1
Rear Hitch Type  Receiver
Tilt  No
Removable Tailgate  No
Removable Sides  No
Weight (lbs/kgs)  3500 / 1587.6
Roller Fairlead  Standard
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Winch Mount  Standard
Audio & Communication:  
Satellite  No
Number Of Speakers  0
Number Of Discs  0
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Number Of Cupholders  2
Camouflage Trim  No
Bed Length (in/mm)  35.5 / 901.7
Bed Width (in/mm)  44 / 1117.6
Bed Capacity (lbs./kgs.)  350 / 158.8
Cargo Bed Tilt  Yes
Cargo Bed Material  Steel
Integral Tie-Down Hooks  Yes
Glove Box / Dash Storage  Standard
Cargo Bed Liner  Standard
Headlight Mounts  Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Tail Light / Brake Light  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen
Folding  No
Height Adjustable  No
Tinted  No
Heated  No
Power Outlet  Standard
Seat Belts  Standard

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Pretty awesome
By Jay buckalew (Enthusiast), Jan. 27, 2019
I have had my 500 challenger for two years pretty awesome UTV for work & hunting. Read Full Review


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Nice low cost machine
By Terry Miller(Owner), Apr. 7, 2021
purchased mine when i lived in Ohio was awesome, moved to WV not so much, underpowered to climb small hills but great in mud? have to get way back and get a run at them and be in low range. have has issues with E brake since day one. if on flat ground i would recommend. Read Full Review


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