The interior isn’t too fancy, but it is quite comfortable. The bench seat has a pleasant density, and all the controls are usable and well placed.
Bad Boy did a nice job dialing in the suspension and the chassis. The ride is very
nice considering the total amount of travel available.
Most likely Bad Boy didn’t build the Stampede two-seat UTV for playing in the sand
dunes, but it has more than enough power and acceleration for recreational driving.
Even though the bed has a manual
dump feature, it is easy to use thanks to
a handy assist from a gas strut.
erage roof. Altogether, the features
add up to a welcome companion for
Bad Boy kept the controls on the
clean and simple side. There are a
few rocker switches—two are on the
left side of the steering wheel, and
one toggles between 2WD and AWD,
and the other selects rear diff status.
The choices are 2WD in the rear or
a turf mode where there is power to
only one rear wheel. That allows the
Stampede to turn on cement without
leaving tire tracks and to drive on
grass without tearing it up. On the
center dash there are more rockers
to control lighting and the optional
The main control is a dash-mounted shifter with park at the bottom. You
shift up for reverse, neutral, low and
high; you won’t use low range much.
Overall the gearing in high range is
fairly low, and the Stampede climbed
well and easily pulled a drag to
The A-arm front suspension is calibrated just as it should be for a general-purpose machine. For sport driving we had
to watch the impacts to prevent bottoming the front.