KYMCO UXV 500i G ($12,999)
This is a model that has a combination of accessories unlike anything in
the business. The 500i G comes with
a 5 kW generator that has full-panel
GFCI protection. It’s fully OSHA and
NEC 2011 compliant. The G also has
a soft top, full windshield, a winch
mounting plate and tilting cargo bed.
It’s powered by a DOHC, 499cc fuel-injected motor that is said to produce
KYMCO UXV 500i ($9499)
This is Kymco’s fuel-injected 500
with its most modern chassis. The
motor is fed by a Synerject throttle
body. The 500i is also available in a
Turf edition, which sells for $9799. The
standard can also be had in camo for
$500 more. And to make Kymco’s 500-
class offerings very full, there’s also a
50th Anniversary Edition for $10,199,
as well as the generator and carbureted versions, listed separately.
KYMCO UXV 500 ($7999)
This is a bargain among bargains.
The UXV 500 has the DOHC 499cc
motor, but in this version it has an
old-fashioned carburetor instead of
fuel injection. It still is rated at 36
horsepower, just like the EFI version,
but the price is $1500 less. The UXV
500 has some cosmetic items that are
different from the 500i and is only
available in two colors: red or green.
KYMCO UXV 450i ($7999)
Kymco’s smallest UTV is another
great value. It has a 443cc, single-overhead-cam, fuel-injected motor
that is rated at 33 horsepower. There
are four versions of the 450i this year.
There’s a model decked out in camo
trim for $8499. The turf model has
an unlockable rear differential, so
it doesn’t tear up grass, and also
sells for $8499. For 2015, there’s a
50th Anniversary Limited Edition with
power steering for $8699.
MASSIMO MOTORS (From $4599)
Massimo is a company that assembles a rather extensive line of UTVs
in Irving, Texas. Many of its products
are sold through Tractor Supply Co.
outlets, but there is an increasing
number of Massimo dealers appearing that have access to a bigger
selection, starting from the Gunner
250S for $4599. The top of the line
is a six-passenger MSU1100, which
makes 72 horsepower and sells for
POLARIS RZR XP 1000 DESERT
If you’re a desert rat, you know
who you are. The XP 1000 Desert
Edition is a new model made for you.
It starts with an XP 1000, complete
with the 999cc ProStar motor, and is
built up with more suspension, more
ground clearance and more protection. The Desert Edition gets 30-inch
Mongrel tires with a spare on the
back. This model gets a new full-color
Interactive Digital Display, which has