Here’s a statistical fact for you! ATV sales make up for almost 1/3rd of motorcycle sales in the automobile industry. Although they were initially manufactured to tow heavy payloads through an off-road trail, ATVs quickly gained popularity among recreational riders who love to hit the harsh bumpy off roads for their share of an adrenaline rush. These four-wheeled automobiles are durable, rugged and fun to operate. With technological modifications and revamped looks every year, top automobile companies have created their own line of ATVs where one seems to be better than the other. The following article highlights some of the best ATVs that you should definitely take for a spin before choosing the one that best suits your needs. Read on to find out more:
Can-Am DS 250
The sporty 250cc ATV has a four-stroke, single powered, liquid cooled machine. You can ride the ATV without worrying about shifting gears as it comes with an automatic transmission. It has a front dual A-arm suspension with preload adjustable shocks, resulting in minimum impact even on the bumpiest roads. The DS 250 has an even impressive wheelbase of 47” that come in handy for the steepest turns on the trails. The ATV is roughly priced at $4200.
Honda TRX 250X
Competing with the Canadian-born Can-Am is the only sports ATV under the 250cc range. With a total displacement of 299cc the, TRX 250X has a single-cylinder four-stroke engine that was paired with Honda’s iconic SportCluch technology. It lets you enjoy yourself with the manual and automatic transmission and has a wheelbase of 44,” making it suitable to ride on challenging curves. The ATV has a single A-arm suspension system for comfortable rides. It is costlier than its counterpart Can-Am DS 250 as the showroom price of TRX 250X is around $4700.
Polaris Scrambler XP 1000/850
The All- American ATV manufacturers offer this beast of an ATV for the retail price range of $10k to $13k. It is one of those few 750-pound 4×4 sports ATV with a liquid-cooled, twin four-stroke engine that churns out a galloping horsepower of 90. Scrambler XP comes with two displacement options- 850cc and 1000cc. The dual A-arm suspension and adjustable shocks and disc brakes ensure a comfortable and safe off-roading.
Yamaha Raptor 700
The ATV has got the biggest engine in the two-wheel-drive segment of Quads in the market. It has a single-cylinder liquid-cooled SOHC plus 4-stroke engine that pumps out a behemoth of a torque. It has high ground-clearance of 4.4”, single rear shock absorber of10.1,” and dual A-arm shock absorbers of 9.1”. The Japanese automobile giants offer a special edition of the ATV in red, white and black color scheme, all hauled up with GYTR (Genuine Yamaha Technology Racing) performance parts. The original version is priced around $8000 whereas, the special edition ATV can be bought for approximately $9100.