Can Am, they are about as close to the ride and handling of a Polaris as you can get. I don't care for their 4X4 system but the rest of the machine is pretty nice. I have had Yamaha's in the past and they are a very reliable machine but IMO ride and handling are not anywhere near Polaris or Can Am.
I would choose a Can Am if it weren't for that ridiculous front diff lock system they have. It takes way too much wheel spin for that thing to engage. I watched a couple video's of them in action. One was a video of a guy trying to rock crawl uphill on a pretty gnarly area. That Can Am looked straight up dangerous in that situation. Wheels spinning and clicking like crazy, jerky, lurchy and slipping. A Yamaha Grizzly went next without a hitch. I knew then that Can Am power could never overcome its short comings in my terrain.
Oh, and they are too freaking expensive for what they are.
I rode a new Suzuki Kingquad 750 w/ eps which was real nice. The grizzly 700 w/ eps was a close second.
for ATVs I would go to Arctic Cat. had one before it wasn't a bad machine. plus now they offer a Diesel with a cargo box which is probably the next best thing to the Big Boss "that won't cost an arm a leg and make my Ranger cringe at the price. looking at you Can Am 6x6 that isn't even sold here :|
for UTVs would be much harder :| I think Gator or Pioneer.
Artic cat to replace my X2 because no other manufacturer makes an atv with a dump bed. and then a nice Yamaha with some aftermarket wheels to make it a little wider and more stable. Plus have a fat bastard to ride my yamaha for a year to break in the suspension so it rides good when i get it, lol!!!
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