2016 Honda Pioneer 500

During last year, Honda presented their new UTV vehicle Pioneer 500, which should arrive this year. Announcements impressed a lot of fans, not only lovers of this segment, and made them thinking about purchase. Side by side model is very attractive with new design and 50-inch post. This makes performance of the 2016 Honda Pioneer 500 better than before, and company worked on comfort too. One of the most notable change is addition of metallic blue color scheme, instead of yellow, so the vehicle has again four color options, with red, green and camo being available again.

2016 Honda Pioneer 500 front view

2016 Honda Pioneer 500 features

The 2016 Honda Pioneer 500 will have more changes and refreshments beside color scheme. Wheelbase is 73-inch long, and gets a new chassis, while overall length is 102.5-inch. Width is 50-inch and from there it is possible to access trails. Furthermore, door and net are opened together with twist-action release knob. Hydraulic brakes are installed on the both ends of UTV. Capacity of rear carrier of the new Pioneer 500 is 450 pounds and overall 1000 lbs. There are also few hook points for various tie-downs. From additional features, there are weather protection and storage capacity. Honda also offers Protection Plan and one-year limited warranty.

2016 Honda Pioneer 500 interior

2016 Honda Pioneer 500 performance

Power for the 2016 Honda Pioneer 500 comes from fuel-injected drivetrain. Unit offers excellent performance and superb fuel efficiency. Even if weather conditions are changeable, UTV can deliver excellent mileage. Power is sent through 5-speed transmission. Special highlight is on low first gear. Electric shift is boosted with paddle shifters. Another impressive detail is special liquid cooling system. With it, operating temperature is more consistent, than on engines that are cooled by air. This is one of the reasons of better performance.

2016 Honda Pioneer 500 side view

Another great thing is that all buyers can choose between 2WD and 4WD systems. First one offers lighter steering, while all-wheel deployment brings better traction. If you add ground clearance of 6 inches, sporty-tuned suspensions and braking system, it will be obvious why 2016 Honda Pioneer 500 UTV is going to be one of the most impressive vehicles in its class.

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