Hunting ATVs For Sale

While it may not be common knowledge, all-terrain vehicles, or ATVs, have actually been around since the nineteenth century. The first ATV was built and sold by Royal Enfield as a quadricycle, which functioned as a horseless carriage. Needless to say, the initial ATV offerings were sparse and basic. But over the years, manufacturers have created many models of ATVs for varying purposes. 

Today, we will discuss a popular ATV category, which features vehicles primarily used for hunting, known as hunting ATVs.

Hunting ATVs are available up to 1000cc and have many features that are useful to any hunting enthusiast. Let’s highlight some of the most popular hunting ATVs available and provide you with the necessary insight to purchase the required model.

Honda FourTrax Foreman Rubicon 4x4 Automatic DCT EPS

Honda’s long-standing reliability and assuredness is a well-regarded hallmark of the Japanese manufacturer. This ethos is directly injected into their ATV range, as well. The Honda FourTrax Foreman Rubicon 4x4 DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission) has a 518cc liquid-cooled OHV single-cylinder four-stroke engine. 

The Rubicon features an independent rear suspension (IRS) for a comfortable ride, Aluminium wheels with electric power steering, and all-disc brakes. It has front and steel rear cargo racks. The front rack can hold up to 100 lbs, while the rear can accommodate a whopping 187 lbs, with both featuring multiple tie-down points. The Rubicon’s towing capacity is over 1,300 lbs.

Kawasaki Brute Force 750 4x4i EPS

From the producers of the Kawasaki range of excellent sports and off-road motorcycles comes the Brute Force 750 4x4i EPS. It has a 749cc V-twin engine with a 1,250-lb towing capacity and features speed-sensitive electric power steering with selectable 2WD/4WD and variable control front differential lock. Front and rear suspensions come equipped with a double-wishbone setup and front-wheel 2-piston disc brakes. The Brute Force 750 also includes rear-sealed, oil-bathed, multi discs with an independent park brake. With a front rack capacity of 88 lbs and 17 for the rear, this ATV is a workhouse for even the most avid hunter.

Can-Am Outlander Mossy Oak Edition

Can-Am has been in the business of manufacturing motorcycles since 1971 for Bombardier Recreational Products. As of 2006, Bombardier established Can-Am for all off-road ATVs. The Outlander Mossy Oak Edition is powered by a Rotax 649cc V-twin liquid-cooled engine. It has 12” all-terrain cast-aluminum wheels with dual-ventilated front disc brakes and single ventilated rear disc brakes. The Outlander comes equipped with a 3,500 lbs winch, heavy-duty front, rear bumpers, and heated grips. It’s a beast of a machine, with a front rack that can hold up to 100 lbs and a rear-mounted rack that can hold up to 200-lb, with a towing capacity of 1,650 lbs. 

The 4.5 in digital display features a speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip and hour meters, gear position, 4x4 indicator, temperature, engine lights, and an electronic fuel gauge and clock. The drivetrain is a selectable 2WD/4WD with an auto-locking differential. Front suspension is a double A-arm with a front sway bar and a Torsional Trailing-arm Independent for the rear. An Anti-theft system is also in place.

Yamaha Grizzly EPS XT-R

Taking on its Grizzly namesake, the Yamaha Grizzly EPS XT-R is one of the top hunting ATVs available in the market with top-of-the-line technology and performance. The XT-R version encompasses a factory-installed heavy-duty Warn VRX 2500 winch with 2,500 lbs of rated line pull and a waterproof rating of IP68. 

The Grizzly comes equipped with aluminum wheels and Maxxis 27-inch Zilla tires. Powered by a 686cc liquid-cooled SOHC 4-stroke engine, the Grizzly is equipped with an Ultramatic automatic transmission and on-command 3-way locking differential with 2WD/4WD selection. 

Front suspension is via independent double wishbones, while the rear also sports independent double wishbones with an anti-sway bar and front and rear dual hydraulic disc brakes. The front rack can hold 110 lbs, while the rear can accommodate up to 198 lbs. With a maximum towing capacity is rated at 1,322 lbs, it’s a powerhouse ATV, and the high-mounted air intakes help the Grizzly prepare for mud and water.

Polaris Sportsman 6x6 570 EPS

Going on a bit of a tangent, we present the Polaris Sportsman 6x6 570. Produced by the American Polaris Off-road, this 6x6 is powered by a ProStar 567cc liquid-cooled 4-stroke DOHC single-cylinder engine mated to an automatic PVT transmission. One-Touch on-demand AWD/2WD is onboard, with a front rack that can hold 90 lbs of gear and items, while the rear boasts an impressive 800 lbs of weight capacity. The Sportsman towing capacity is rated at 1,500 lbs with a total payload of 1,115 lbs, making this 6x6 a true “sportsman’s” ATV. 

The all-digital gauge cluster includes a speedometer, odometer, tachometer, two trip meters, fuel gauge, and many more. Other standard features of the Sportsman include a front rack extender and a bed box.

Arctic Cat Alterra 700 SE EPS

Though Arctic Cat is more known for its snowmobiles, its all-terrain vehicles are right on top with the best of the competition. Part of Textron Inc. and manufactured in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, Arctic Cat produces a wide range of ATVs. The Arctic Cat Alterra 700 SE EPS is powered by a 695cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine. It has 25” tires on aluminum wheels, and it features all-wheel hydraulic disc brakes with double A-arm suspension on the front and rear. 

The engine is mated to a CVT transmission with a 2WD/4WD differential with electric power steering. The front rack holds up to 100 lbs with 200 lbs on the rear and features a total towing capacity of 1,050 lbs. A 3,000 lbs Warn winch is in place with a premium front bumper and two front hooks. Other features include a digital gauge, speedometer, odometer, trip meter, RPM, gear indicator, fuel gauge, low fuel warning, clock, high beam, air intake temp, coolant temp, coolant temp warning, battery voltage, and an hour meter.

Summary

While this article does not include all hunting ATVs available on the market, it is a curated selection of what we believe are some of the best and most popular today. We hope it has provided you with adequate information on the different models and the ideal hunting ATV for your budget and requirements.