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2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS

50-inch wide fun machine

2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS

2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS

Honda

The industry's top-selling entry side-by-side is both beginner-friendly and expertly tuned; it can be easily operated by a first-time side-by-side owner and still be enjoyed by an experienced pilot. In the dirt, its longitudinally mounted four-stroke engine allows for comfortable cruising, while the automatic five-speed (plus reverse) gearbox can be operated in both automatic and manual modes for superb ascending, skillful rock crawling, and dependable exploration. Although compact in design to fit easily in garages, full-size pick-up-truck beds, and narrow trails, the Pioneer 500's 8.5-inch ground clearance and 450-pound payload capacity are nothing to scoff at. For those unsure where to begin the journey into the world of off-road recreation or work, the capable Pioneer 500 is a great place to start.

2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS

2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS

Honda

Engine and Drivetrain
Gearbox has five speeds with reverse, and owners can change between fully automatic and manual electric shift via a toggle switch
The automatic mode can be overridden on the fly with steering-column-mounted paddle shifters
Fuel-injected 475cc engine provides great performance and excellent fuel efficiency in a variety of conditions
2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS

2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS

Honda

Chassis and Suspension
Suspension with dual-rate coil springs for plush, progressive performance
Chassis with compact dimensions: 102.5-inch overall length and 73.1-inch wheelbase
Fifty-inch overall width allows transportation in a full-size pickup-truck bed and access to width-restricted trails
Single-function door and side nets open together as one unit via a twist-action door-release knob
Hydraulic disc brakes front and rear
Large, flat rear carrier offers a load capacity of 450 pounds and multiple hook points for tie-downs
Towing capacity of 1,000 pounds to take on tough jobs
Full line of Honda accessories adds weather protection, storage capacity and expanded functionality
Transferable one-year limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan
2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS

2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS

Honda

Specifications: 2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS
Engine Type: 475cc liquid-cooled OHV longitudinally mounted single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore x Stroke: 92.0mm x 71.5mm
Compression: 9.5:1
Fuel Delivery: Fuel injection (PGM-FI), 36mm throttle body
Transmission: Automatic five speed + reverse
Suspension Front: Independent double wishbone; 5.9 in. travel
Suspension Rear: Independent double wishbone; 5.9 in. travel
Brakes Front: Dual hydraulic 200mm discs
Brakes Rear: Single hydraulic 170mm disc
Tires Front: 24 x 8-12
Tires Rear: 24 x 10-12
Overall length width height: 102.6”x50”x71.3”
Maximum Ground Clearance: 8.5”
Turning Radius: 12.8 feet
Wheelbase: 73”
Fuel Capacity: 4.1gal
Wet Weight: 1,025lb
Warranty: One year limited
Colors Red, Olive, Phantom Camo
Price: $8,999 (2017)
2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS

2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS

Honda

2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS

2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS

Honda

2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS

2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS

Honda

2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS

2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS

Honda

2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS

2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS

Honda

2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS

2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS

Honda

2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS

2018 Honda Pioneer 500 SXS

Honda

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