Product Focus: Utility Vehicles

Bobcat UTV

Auxiliary hydraulics
The Bobcat 3650 utility vehicle delivers maximum power and performance for increased productivity and operator comfort, making it an ideal machine for the rental market, sources report. The 3650 utility vehicle has a 24-horsepower diesel engine and comes standard with hydrostatic drive for enhanced operation. It is equipped with a unique Multi-Attachment X-Change (M.A.X.) system and standard auxiliary hydraulics, providing integration and versatility not found on ordinary utility vehicles. The 3650 utility vehicle has the capability of to use front-mounted unpowered and PTO-driven attachments.

Four-seater camouflage wrap option

New Holland Rustler UTV

New Holland Agriculture and Textron Specialized Vehicles introduce the Rustler 850 four-seater l and special-edition camouflage wrap models. The models are equipped with a 62-horsepower EFI engine that is precision-tuned to maximize power and performance and provides superior agility and handling on off-road terrain. The Rustler features on-demand all-wheel drive (AWD), electronic power steering (EPS), front and rear sway bars for increased traction and handling, 2,000-pound towing capacity, and a 1000-pound capacity tilt bed. Safety features include a ROPS, three-point seatbelt system, a front-mounted steel brush guard, headlights and brake lights. The vehicle’s cowl takes styling cues from current New Holland products.

Three- and six-seat models


JLG Industries, Inc., adds utility vehicles to its product line with the three-seat 315G and six-seat 615G models. They feature a 10-inch ground clearance with four-wheel drive and an independent suspension for superior traction and balance. Drivers can shift between two-wheel and four-wheel drive and locking differential, for improved control. The models have a rugged axle, standard skid plate, brush guard bumper, heavy-duty steel frame and powder-coated paint. They have a 1,000-pound cargo box, 1,500-pound towing capacity and removable truck bed panels that allow hauling a full-size skid. The models have contoured seats and foot beds, individual headrests and seatbelts, power steering, backup alarm and remote oil and filter check capability. An enclosed cab, heater, windshield and beacon are optional.

Polaris UTV

On-demand all-wheel drive
Polaris adds the 2018 Ranger XP 1000 to its line with  more than 100 owner-inspired innovations. With True-On-Demand all-wheel drive, it’s powered by an 82-horsepower ProStar engine, has 2,500 pounds of towing capacity and 11 inches of suspension travel. The Ranger XP 1000 features a completely redesigned exterior and interior, taking finish, function and attention to detail to the next level, sources report. Models are available in two to six-seat models.

John Deere Gator UTV

Full-size utility vehicle
John Deere adds the gas-powered Gator XUV835 and diesel-powered Gator XUV865 to its UTV line. Sources report the units offer John Deere’s quietest cab, three-wide seating and exceptional heating and air conditioning. The 54-horsepower XUV835 and 23-horsepower XUV865 offer tight turning and optimal weight distribution for superior off-road performance. The XUV835 can reach more than 45 mph and the XUV865 offers a top speed of more than 30 mph. More than 90 attachments, from snow blades to winches, are available. They have a large, 11 gallon fuel tank, available HVAC systems and pressurized cabs that offer year-round weather protection. The units have a towing capacity up to 2,000 pounds and 16 gallons of storage.


Performance, stability at full load
The first-ever Cat utility vehicles – the gasoline-powered Cat CUV82 and diesel-powered CUV102D deliver durability, comfort and maintenance simplicity, sources report. The units have 1,000-pound rear cargo capacity and 2,000-pound towing capacity. Their four-wheel independent suspension system and front sway bar offer stability at full load. With ample ground clearance they can reach up to 45 mph. With smooth acceleration, clear sightlines and engine braking capability, they are well-suited for hauling and towing. Two-wheel drive, four-wheel drive or four-wheel drive/lock modes match performance to ground conditions. They can be equipped with more than 50 accessory options.

ClubCar UTV

Task-specific vehicles
Club Car’s Carryall Fit-to-Task Series of vehicles can be configured for specific applications. They can be ordered fully equipped for the task at hand, which cuts costs, speeds productivity and allows users to switch from full-size vehicles to less-expensive utility vehicles. Task-specific model include security, facilities-engineering, grounds maintenance, ambulance service, housekeeping, food and room service and refuse removal. They ae available in gasoline or electric models.

Kubota UTV

Four-passenger diesel UTV
The Kubota RTV-X1140 features the innovative K-Vertible cargo conversion system that can transform from two passengers and a large cargo bed to four passengers and a cargo bed. It offers tilt steering, simple inline shifting, lockable storage, long-travel four-wheel independent suspension and a hydraulic dump bed. The five-point ROPS design allows more cargo volume and side loading.

Cushman UTV

Greater versatility
Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. adds the Cushman Hauler 800 and Hauler 800X models that feature the same increased functionality as Cushman’s higher-capacity Hauler models. The new models can be powered by a 13.5 horsepower Kawasaki engine or an electric 48-Volt AC powertrain option. The models provide an excellent light-duty utility option, featuring a customizable bed, functional dash storage and increased visibility. The 8.4 cu.-ft. sound-dampening bed has integrated divider slots for customizable bed storage. A floor-mount attachment can secure small equipment in the passenger area of the vehicle.

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