First Look, KYMCO’s Side by Side UXV 500

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Kymco UXV 500

The 4-… single cylinder 499cc and a CVT transmission delivers maximum horsepower at 6500

In Europe the name KYMCO is known in the ATV and Motor Scooter The company, founded in 1963, now its first steps in the U.S.-ATV Nevertheless they are going the flow.

Therefore, the new KYMCO by side UXV 500 4×4 will be, as look now, leaving the lines in Asia in March,

By an invitation I had the chance to test the preproduction model of the UXV 500 4×4 in at KYMCO headquarters. Some later I could test one of the first street legal for Europe in Germany–on and off road. a film was made about the new by side.


KYMCO uses the liquid-cooled engine with minor mounting differences in to their ATV flagship MXU 500. The single cylinder with and a CVT transmission delivers 34.7 horsepower at 6500 rpm. torque is at 5500 rpm. The engine position provides balance and stable driving It conforms to U.S. regulation EPA and the emission legislation.

Like other models on the it does not take long to access to the components of the engine for

The transmission system provides and low speed, neutral and reverse. The brake is separate.

The high steel fuel tank 32 Liters/8.5 gallons offers the for long-term use between re-fills.

are beefy yet light weight.

A at the UXV’s stabilizer bar.

UXV 500 drive-train


Kymco UXV 500

Because of the cooperation Arctic Cat on some ATV models the MXU 400/Arctic Cat 366cc, it seems the chassis of the KYMCO UXV 500 is similar to the one at the Prowler. It’s a robust chassis casing and cab for driver and safety. In the front you will an integrated steel and plastic bumper to help prevent impact damage.

The steel box with plastic cover a load capacity of 190 kg. It is equipped an easy-to-use tilt mechanism. The capacity is 280 kg for the U.S. market.


The UXV 500 is equipped with a 2 WD/4 WD system that can be while driving. There is a diff-lock for the front axle. It can be on and off only when the vehicle to a stop. The 4-wheel independent system is designed to enhance comfort. For stopping, three disk brakes (2Fr/1RR: can be operated simultaneously by a single pedal.

The UXV runs on tire 25×8-12 in the front and 25×10-12 in the

Everything feels appropriately and well within reach. there are two things I would to see changed. First, the gas pedal be much better if it had the pattern of the pedal. Under wet conditions it is too under your boots rough riding. And secondly, the console external engine vent which is located aft of the driver’s right elbow excessive heat.

Maybe it is to have this in wintertime, but in it will cook your Too much engine heat is up here if you ride slowly or to a halt with the UXV.

Kymco UXV 500

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