Polaris gives the kids a wrist tether
that kills the engine if they become dismounted. It’s a good feature that this
Suzuki and all kids’ quads could use.
steering had a longer reach on the
Polaris, so smaller riders had to work
a little harder to get around the corners. You could tell the geometry on
the front corners of the Polaris adjusted as the single A-arms went up
and down, but it really doesn’t affect
things for the worse at slower speeds.
It cornered just as well as the Suzuki
and didn’t produce bump steer or
negative feedback through the handlebars according to our riders.
A single A-arm and 5 inches of travel
give the Outlaw plush suspension over
most terrain. Turning was decent but
not as precise as the Suzuki.
We wish the Suzuki had another couple
inches of wheel travel. More kids complained about its stiff nature than any
At an even $2699, both of these
quads are a great way to keep your
kids interested in the outdoors and
ATV riding. Performance was very
similar, and since there was such
a big difference in the sizes of the
machines, it’s easy to recommend
the Polaris for larger riders and the
Suzuki for smaller ones. However,
we liked the features on the Polaris
Outlaw better, and the fact that they
have a 50cc Outlaw, too, will probably attract more customers to their