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4x4 & 6x6 ATVs – WHAT TO CHOOSE

How to choose between 4x4 & 6x6

The off-road calls and you're not sure whether to pick a 4x4 or a 6x6? This blog will help you determine which one could be your choice of ATV.

4x4 & 6x6s are great off-road vehicles, choose what you need

ATVs are great for traversing off-road. No matter the weather, they can get you from A to B with ease. They also work well in varied terrain from gravel roads to sand paths and woodland.

ATVs have a lot of choice however. One of the major ones is obviously the amount of wheels – 4 or 6. When it comes to ATVs, they're by nature all-wheel drives, so you either have 4x4 or 6x6 capabilities in your ride. The number of wheels has a lot to do with what you're able to do with your ride and what are its capabilities in general. We'll run down the major differences between 4x4 and 6x6 to help you choose what works best for you.

Less is not more – 4x4 performance and 6x6 versatility

One of the main differences between 4x4 and 6x6 ATVs is the focus on performance versus versatility. While both are all-terrain vehicles by nature, they do have differing strengths.

A 4x4 has great performance in all terrain, is agile and can move quickly even in tighter areas as well as being nimble in just about any situation you throw it in. It’s just so very easy and fast to get from one place to another on a 4x4 regardless of whether you’re on a dirt road or in woodlands.

A 6x6 on the other hand holds its own in any terrain just like a 4x4, but it is more bulky and thus not as nimble in tight spaces. It more than makes up for that with its increased stability and by having more cargo capacity or the ability to carry passengers – depending on how it is set up.

 

Choose what you need

To summarise, your choice of 4x4 or a 6x6 boils down to these things:

Choose a 4x4 if you want

• agility
• speed
• handling in tight spaces

Choose a 6x6 if you want

• cargo capacity
• passenger capacity
• more stability


Check out our lineup for a great selection of both 4x4 and 6x6 ATVs.

It’s time to hit the off-roads!

  • OUTLANDER
    2023

    OUTLANDER

    Starting at £13,807

    Starting at £13,807

    Everything you need to rule outdoors. Outlander puts power and stability on equal footing, for confident handling, the most horsepower & the best hauling of its category. Made to perform in any terrain or season, adaptable to just about any job or off-road use.

  • OUTLANDER 450/570
    2023

    OUTLANDER 450/570

    Starting at £8,303

    Starting at £8,303

    Remarkable comfort & capability for all riders. The perfect blend of efficiency, performance, and price, the Outlander 450 / 570 ATV is all you’ll ever need…and then some.

  • RENEGADE
    2023

    RENEGADE

    Starting at £5,203

    Starting at £5,203

    Renegade picks up where the limits end. The most powerful family of sport ATVs available anywhere, merging race-proven performance & protection to lead the pack through seriously challenging terrain.

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