Kymco may be a relatively new brand to some ATV and UTV enthusiasts, but the Taiwanese company is celebrating its 50th year in business with a new line of 450cc UTVs, a new 500cc
UTV with an integral generator, power steering on
its 500cc and 700cc ATVs, restyled youth quads
New UTVs, power-steering 4x4s and more!
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT KYMCO
Kymco is a growing ATV and UTV
manufacturer that builds ATVs for
Yamaha, Kawasaki and Arctic Cat, as
well as machines sold under its own
brand. Massive manufacturing resources
have made Kymco one of the world’s
largest scooter manufacturers. Kymco’s
U.S. headquarters is in Spartanburg,
South Carolina, and the company has
more than 600 dealers in America.
THE NEW UXV 450I UTVS
New for 2015 are Kymco’s compact,
affordable UXV 450i sport utility UTVs.
Prices start at $7999, which is less than
the new $8499 Honda Pioneer 500 and
the $8299 Polaris Ranger 400. Power
comes from Kymco’s sportiest, most
responsive engine—the fuel-injected,
single-overhead-cam, four-valve unit
that powers the Maxxer sport 4x4 ATV
and the MXU 450i 4x4 ATV. A fully automatic, dual-range transmission sends
power to a 4WD system with selectable
2WD, 4WD and front differential-lock
modes. The UXV 450i Turf model also
has a lockable rear differential.
The 450s have an all-new, 56.7-inch-
wide chassis that fits easily into full-size
pickups. Double-A-arm front and rear
suspension has 7. 5 inches of travel at
both ends. A rear sway bar limits body
All models have tilting beds, bench
seats, two cup holders, locking glove
boxes, under-hood storage, tailgate
storage compartments and 2-inch hitch
There are 4 versions:
– The LE, which comes with metallic-
gold-painted bodywork, a 3000-pound
winch, aluminum wheels and a roof.
– Camo with True Timber New
Conceal Camo bodywork and steel
– Turf with an open rear-differential
mode in addition to 2WD, 4WD and
New for 2015, the UXV 450i is available in four versions, starting with the $7999 base model. The camo
version is $8499.
The new UXV 450i LE is the top of the new
Kymco 450 UTV line. It comes with metallic-gold-painted bodywork, a 3000-pound winch, aluminum
wheels and a roof for $8699.
Kymco’s UXV 500i G Turf features an integrated
5000-watt generator powered by the vehicle’s
500cc gas engine. It features an open rear-differential mode, in addition to 2WD, 4WD and front
differential-lock modes. It’s $12,999.
The MXU 700i LE EPS is the top of Kymco’s new power-steering 4x4 line. It comes with a winch, 26-inch
tires on 14-inch cast-aluminum wheels and metallic-gold-painted bodywork for $9799. The identically
equipped 500i LE EPS is $8699.