UTV windshields are mainly made of a strong and durable material called polycarbonate. Polycarbonate is the strongest material a windshield can be made of. Some companies and older models have glass or acrylic windshields but polycarbonate is the best overall.
A UTV can weigh anywhere from 350 pounds to around 1900 pounds depending on the size. The average weight of over 130 models is 1550 pounds. Youth UTVs are on the lower side at around 450 pounds.
Always use 2 people to load your ATV for transport. You need to choose the right hauler, position the ATV correctly, and use ramps to load up you ATV. Once you load the ATV it needs to be properly secured using ratchet straps.
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ATVs and UTVs have smaller tires in the front to increase handling, provide easier steering, and create better stability. Larger rear tires are there to increase traction and provide better acceleration.
UTVs are so popular because they have distinct advantages over other 4 wheeled off road vehicles. They have a small footprint with great power to weight ratio, can carry passengers, which families enjoy, and provide more safety features than vehicles like ATVs.
ATVs are so loud because their engines rev at very high RPMs, they have shortened exhaust systems, have poorly insulated or non existent engine compartments, and are generally ridden very fast wherever they go.
There are 4 simple steps you need to know to learn how to wheelie an ATV and they are: have the right body position, popping the front wheels up, using the throttle and rear brake for control, and steering the wheelie.
There are three sections to wheel size. Each is separated by a comma. The sets of numbers gives a different measurement of the wheel. From left to right the numbers correspond to rim size (diameter and width), wheel offset, and bolt pattern.
ATVS can reach speeds that would allow them on highways. Their low pressure tires and high center of gravity make ATVs more prone to tip over or lose control on pavement or gravel. Studies show that over 50% of ATV deaths occur on private or public roads.
ATVs are actually really great at plowing snow IF you know their limitations and plan accordingly. ATVs can plow sidewalks and driveways up to a foot, sometimes deeper depending on the ATV size, plow setup, and tires.
All ATVs do not come with power steering but the majority of newer model 4x4 utility ATVs do have Electronic Power Steering(EPS). Aftermarket EPS systems can be installed and we cover why you NEED power steering.
UTVs can go from around $1000 used to upwards of $30,000 for the newest and best UTVs around that ate fully loaded. You can expect to pay $10,000-$20,000 for any decent UTV with great options.
It is time to replace your UTV or ATV tires when the tread gets low enough to affect tire performance. While that is mostly preference, you should look for things like cracks, punctures, damage, and bald spots before each ride.
Making a UTV or ATV street legal usually takes a few modifications like installing a license plate, mirrors, turn signals , horn, and having insurance. Each state has different laws so check with your local DMV.
A UTV will fit in a trailer but the majority of the models I researched are more than 60 inches wide and longer than 120 inches. This requires a trailer of at least 6 feet by 12 feet since the most popular models will not fit any smaller trailers.
Many UTV drivers include suspension seats amongst their “must haves.” Take a look to see exactly how do suspension seats work and why you need them in your UTV.
A UTV (Utility Terrain Vehicle) differs from an ATV (All Terrain Vehicle) by having doors, a roof, more storage space, and a steering wheel. ATVs are meant to carry 1 passenger while UTVs can carry up to 6 passengers!