Sport utility 2WD ATVs are fun, capable, go-anywhere machines
for trail riding, and they can
handle serious hauling and
towing. Best of all, many models
are half the price of big 4x4s.
AFFORDABLE, DO-IT-ALL ATVs
HONDA RANCHER 420, $5199, AND 420ES,
Honda completely redesigned the Rancher for 2014
with a larger, wider chassis; longer travel suspension; and
new bodywork with a more roomy riding position. The fuel-injected, liquid-cooled engine is responsive and powerful,
which makes the Ranchers fun trail machines. The 2WD
models are available with a foot-shift, five-speed transmission
with an automatic clutch, or the ES model with a push-button-shift five-speed.
ARCTIC CAT 300 2X4, $4199
Arctic Cat’s 300 is loaded with features you normally
only see on more expensive machines, like a dual-range
automatic transmission and a liquid-cooled, four-valve engine.
Full instrumentation includes a speedometer, fuel gauge and