How much does an ATV and UTV weigh with chart?

The average dry weight of an ATV 670 lbs to 750lbs or 300 kg to 350 kg. On the other hand, a side by side vehicle tends to come with a more weight capacity. The average dry weight of a side by side vehicle around 1600 lbs or 700kg.

Some of the customized ATVs and UTVs tend to come with more weight. Besides, the curb weight of an ATV and UTV would be much higher than the dry weight.

While purchasing a new ATV, the weight of the vehicle is always an important issue to consider. On top of that, weight also plays an important role to influence the performance of the vehicle.

Before we talk about all these, let us first learn about the weight of some of the most popular brand’s ATVs-

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Can-Am ATVs weight

In 2021, Can-Am has three different lineups for ATVs. The three lineups are Outlander, Renegade, and DS. Let us find out the weight of five popular models from each lineup-

Can-Am Outlander ATV weight

Model name

Dry Weight

OUTLANDER DPS

650: 749 lb (341kg)

850: 800 lb (363 kg)

Outlander X MR 1000 R

1014 lbs (460kg)

Outlander XT P

850: 800 lb (363 kg)

1000R: 826 lb (375 kg)

Outlander Max Limited

900 lb (408 kg)

Outlander X XC

826 lb (375 kg)

Can-Am Renegade weight chart

Model Name

Dry Weight

Renegade

570: 628 lb (286 kg)

850: 681 lb (310 kg)

Renegade X XC

1000R: 710 lb (323 kg)

850: 686 lb (312 kg)

Renegade X MR 570

865 lb (393 kg)

Renegade X MR 1000 R

991 lb (450 kg)

Can-Am DS weight

Model Name

Dry Weight

DS 70

250lb (113kg).

DS 90

250 lb (113 kg)

DS 90 X

250 lb (113 kg)

DS 250

429 lb (195 kg)

Polaris ATV weight

Sportsman ATVs are one of the most popular Power Sports all over America. You will find them everywhere in the trail.  Here is the weight chart of the top four ATV models from Polaris-

Polaris Model

Dry Weight

Sportsman 570

705 lb (319.8 kg)

Sportsman 850

772 lb (350 kg)

Sportsman XP 1000

801 lb (363 kg)

Sportsman 450 H.O

700 lbs. (317.5 kg)

Yamaha ATV weight

Completing this section without exposing the weights of Yamaha ATVs should never be an ideal choice. Yamaha brings ATVs for sport and utility category. Here is the weight chart of some of the most popular ATVs from Yamaha-

Yamaha Sport ATVs

Model Name

Wet Weight

YFZ450R SE

405 lb.

Yamaha Raptor 700

422 lb.

Yamaha Raptor 90

279lb.

Yamaha Raptor 700R SE

422lb.

YFZ50

220lb.

Yamaha Utility ATVs

Model Name

Wet Weight

KODIAK 450

637 lb.

GRIZZLY EPS XT-R

783lb.

GRIZZLY EPS SE

754lb.

GRIZZLY 90

307.8lb.

KODIAK 700 EPS SE

686 lb / 714 lb (Winch model)

UTV weight

Side by Side ATVs or UTVs is for multi-purpose work. They are an excellent machine for towing, farming, and many other heavy-duty tasks. Side by side models will have much more weight than an ATV. The high-end weight variation allows them to carry the extreme load to shift from one place to another. Besides, towing becomes much easier with the heavyweight. Here is the weight chart of some of the most popular UTVs from the market. The chart contains multiple brands so that you can get an idea of the average weight of a UTV-

Model Name

Weight

COMMANDER DPS

1,600 lb (725.5 kg)

COMMANDER MAX XT

1,600 lb (725.5 kg)

DEFENDER DPS

HD8: 1,521.2 lb (690 kg)

HD5: 1,322.8 lb (600 kg)

HD10: 1,536.6 lb (697 kg)

DEFENDER XT

HD8: 1,585.1 lb (719 kg)

HD10: 1,600.6 lb (726 kg)

Yamaha YXZ1000R SS SE

1563lb (wet weight)

Yamaha WOLVERINE RMAX4 1000 LIMITED EDITION

2059.1 lb (wet weight)

Yamaha VIKING VI EPS RANCH EDITION

1761 lb (wet weight)

RZR XP 1000 Sport

1,460 lbs (662 kg)

RANGER 1000 Premium

1,537 lb (697 kg)

Polaris GENERAL 1000 Sport

1,422 lb (645 kg)

Why the weight of any ATV and UTV is important

ATVs and UTVs are giant off-road vehicles that allow you to extract the extreme taste of adventure. Some UTVs can withstand extreme loads, allowing you to use them in farming or other agricultural purposes. That is why it becomes essential to choose a model with proper weight variations. Here are some of the essential things why the weight of an ATV or UTV is a crucial aspect-

  • If you love to go on an extreme adventure, the weight of the vehicle will determine whether you will get enough suspension or not. If the suspension system is not appropriate, you will feel the hell while driving on rough terrain. Ensure the proper weight of the vehicle to keep the suspension system up to date. 
  • If you prefer having an ATV, you should choose a machine that comes with a lighter weight setup. But too much light is never ideal. A moderate weight variation will allow you to maneuver the vehicle with proper dexterity.
  • On the other hand, if you prefer having a UTV for professional purposes, choosing a heavy-weight side by side vehicle should give you some benefits. It will help you to pay more loads on the vehicle. Besides, the towing capacity of the vehicle will also increase to a great extent.
  • Finally, a perfect combination vehicle weight will allow you to control the machine with proper dexterity.

Note:

Indeed, ATVs are better with less weight, and UTVs are better with more weight. But one should always ensure optimum balance. Crossing the limit can introduce you to hindsight bias.

Final words

Every specification of an ATV and UTV get a major concentration while purchasing a new one. You should never ignore looking at the weight of the vehicle because it determines whether you will be able to get proper suspension and controllability with the machine or not. Anything that crosses the limit always reduces the balance. Concentrate on choosing a PowerSport with optimum weight to enjoy the perfect experience.

Last Updated on May 22, 2021 by sajjad