2018’s best new ATVs for Canadian outdoor adventurers

Backwoods machines

Built to tackle the rigours of the outdoors, these ATVs are tops for bush-bound anglers and hunters

POLARIS: Ranger XP 1000

POLARIS: Ranger XP 1000

Featuring 13 inches of ground clearance, the Ranger XP 1000 is made to conquer tough terrain, from tackling muddy fields to hopping logs in the woods. The new chassis boosts stiffness and reduces flex for a stronger, more durable machine and improved ride, while the new full-body skid plate offers added protection and rugged durability. And the engine braking system ensures smooth, controlled descents on steep inclines, with or without a load. Finally, this new side-by-side boasts an industry-leading towing capacity of 2,500 pounds.

ENGINE: 999cc, 4-stroke, twin-cylinder, DOHC

TRANSMISSION: CVT

BRAKING: Hydraulic disc

SUSPENSION: Double A-arm

FUEL CAPACITY: 43.5 litres

CARGO CAPACITY: 1,500 pounds

LEARN MORE: 1-800-765-2747; www.polaris.com

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