2012 Kymco UXV 500i First Ride — Motorcycle USA

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Kymco UXV 500

2012 Kymco UXV 500i Ride

Check out Kymco’s as we cruise around Carolina World in the 2012 Kymco UXV First Ride Video .

or following a tip-over, and clean regardless of altitude and weather Fortunately, it’s more simple convenience. We had a carbureted on hand and could easily that the 500i has better response, runs smoother and has power.

Fuel delivery is and that helps give the a better connection from foot to the wheels.

The electric-start engine is a 498cc dual cam design with a claimed 36 Those aren’t huge but they’re more than to push a driver, passenger and all gear around the trails. rated to tow 1200 pounds, we didn’t get a chance to haul other than ourselves.

not a racer, with top speeds in the low It’s not a drag specialist getting up to speed at a reasonable

Even though Kymco to fuel injection, the carbureted (UXV 500) is still as an even more affordable Kymco stresses the concept of and it wants to put reliable vehicles in the hands without costing an arm and The 500i base model for $8799 and the carbureted version is $7699.

That’s $400 than it did in previous years! choices are always better, and is providing an important option to its consumers.

Kymco offers of the same features found on expensive UTV competitors. A large, bed, standard two-inch tow and easy access cab make the UXV a working vehicle.

Just who are buyers? It could be anyone. The UXV has of the same features you’ll in a more expensive competitor 2WD/4WD with differential three-point, automotive-style seat cup holders, glove-box and under-hood tilting hood and cargo steel bumper and roll half-height foot nets and a tow

Kymco also includes a winch bracket, which it extra easy to upgrade.

The package rolls on independent and dual A-arms front and Shocks with internal oil are the same on all corners and offer 7.5 of travel and five-way preload Combined with the stiff foam, it’s a fairly ride on the trail. Mild output and a stiff chassis prevent body roll so the UXV comfortable at trail pace.

it to drift the rear end takes a foot, proper corner and the right kind of dirt. One of the noticeable traits on the 500i is a turning radius. We took it into bayou-like sections and time threading trees and and the Kymco requires finding in tight spots.

This did give us a chance to get to shifting the automatic CVT transmission, operates smoothly.

A wide radius requires more of the CVT transmisson to negotiate tight

Selecting between 2WD and 4WD is a simple of the left-side button, down the light switch. The driver can between the settings while on the and we had no problems with the system or disengaging. The front differential is a little cheesy feeling a plastic lever on the right of the steering wheel.

It works though, and the extra traction will help get the 500i whatever terrain passes its 75.2-inch wheelbase and 12.2 of ground clearance.

Kymco UXV 500

Disc brakes provide of stopping power for the 1157-pound UTV dry). The 25-inch Kenda provide enough traction to get the power delivered to the ground. We able to creep down of the steeper hills in total and on the faster sections were to haul down no matter how we pushed it.

Riding in the cab is a minimalist Everything is there, but the UXV lacks of the comforts of other side-by-sides. The are removable and the foam is rigid. in and out is simple thanks to a short web as high as the base of the seat.

is nice for hopping in and out, but some concern if the XUV were to tip over. Also, the roll is a little suspect where the bars join each Otherwise, we like how durable the looks and its utilitarian feel.

It’s competent, but not full of and whistles. A

Kymco emphasizes the of value in purchasing a UTV or ATV. The packs a lot of value into its

basic design and rugged look like they hold up to pressure washing or left out in the weather. We didn’t the chance to strap in a heavy but it seems to be more of a work than it is recreational. The bed is nice and with an easy-access folding

A lockable glove box adds along with an underseat and a large bucket-style container the flip-up hood.

The 500i is in a special edition with wheels, hard top and half ($9329). Another step up is the edition which adds the features, plus a 3000 winch ($10,199).

After the Kymco for two days, we came impressed with the overall of the UXV. It does lack of the refinement of the big UTV players, but try finding machines that can be purchased at price point. The 500i be an excellent choice for agricultural hunting and mild recreation on a

With a growing infrastructure and investment from the parent Kymco is here to stay, and deserve a look from seeking a value-packed side-by-side.

Kymco UXV 500
Kymco UXV 500
Kymco UXV 500


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