ATV or UTV -Which better for you?
What is ATV and UTV?
ATV is the abbreviation of all-terrain vehicle.As the name implies, it is designed to deal with a greater diversity of terrain than most other cars.
The full name of UTV is Utility Vehicle, commonly known as "steel tube vehicle", which is suitable for beach off-road. It is a model derived from ATV.
An ATV is designed for recreational riding and travels on low-pressure tires.
- Steering: Straddled by the operator, along with handlebars for steering control.
- Seat and capacity: Single riders.
- Wheels：ATVs have four wheels.
- Cost: ATV is suitable for those who have a low budget.
- Uses: ATV is a special vehicle integrating entertainment, sports, and tourism. It can gallop freely on various complex roads such as beaches, grasslands, mountain roads, and tourist places.
- Cabin: Designed without cabin.
- Speed: ATVs can reach a maximum speed of 85 mph.
- Safety equipment: ATVs don’t come with attached safety features. To keep safety, we recommend to wear helmet, protective clothing,etc.
UTV is often called an SxS or side-by-side.
Steering: Compared with ATV, it is more like a car. Because it iscontrolled by the accelerator pedal of the steering wheel, there are four-wheel drive and two-wheel drive, so it feels more like an off-road vehicle.
Seat and capacity: 2-4 riders
Wheels：UTVs have four wheels. However, they can have more wheels for specialized purposes.
Uses: It can be used in various scenarios such as mines, fields, beach off-road, mountain loading, farm operations, etc.
Cost: UTVs is more expensive than ATVs, especially after they’ve been modified.
Cabin: Designed with a cabin
Speed: UTV is generally slower than an ATV. Their max speed is generally between 25 mph and 50 mph.
Safety equipment: The utv is equipped with protective measures such as roll cages and seat belts.