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Who here has owned a rincon before there pioneer, I have never been in a spot where I thought my rincon didn't have enough power will I feel the same with a pioneer. I was suck between a teryx 4 an a pioneer 4. I like that the bed is bigger n the pioneer an the fold in seats. I am not dune riding or anything an I am not going up to my neck in mud. But will be crushing sloppy trails creek beds an rough terrain. Will the pioneer get it done I am looking to do 27 or 28 tires 10 inch wide will around. If I am happy with the rincon will I be happy with the pioneer also.
 

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If you think you'll be disappointed or you think you'll be happy. Either way you're going to be right.

My best friend runs a rincon for one of his ATVs and we have swapped rides a lot over the years when out riding. I'd never take a rincon over my king quad. Yet, I can't see taking any other SxS on the market over the Pioneer.
 

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Well that's what I am getting at fit an finish quality I have not seen anything more rode anything that is as smooth as the rincon the little test drive I took on the pioneer is a lot smoother no rattles or belt noise high revving. Just seems quality build I think.
 

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Yeah. I test drove a lot of off the showroom floor models before buying the Pioneer. None of them came close in quietness overall. Also, none of them felt or looked as finished in quality. Not to mention not having a belt to worry about. Then of course , the Pioneer has the lowest price of any I considered. Which left me coin for all the mods , tires, and accessories I had planned.

I have driven Rangers a lot. Especially the xp900. With the few hundred miles I've put on that Ranger. I can't tell you the night and day difference going to the Pioneer. Its like going from a drag car to a Mercedes in rattle shimmy and motor noise.

I'm not a Honda fanboy either. This is unbiased feedback, as I have nothing to gain from whatever you buy. Iys a lot of money no matter what you buy. I suggest research and test drives until you know its the right one.
 

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I have had a rincon before and also never found anything it would not climb. It just required a little more speed than some of my other Honda 4 wheelers. I was concerned that the pioneer without a low range might be under powered when climbing or doing heavy work. I have not found that to be the case at all. Steep hills that labored my rzr 570 and 800 can be climbed in the pioneer just as well. I loved the rincon as a snow plow atv. Probably my favorite of all the 4 wheelers I have ever had. Over the last 30 years of buying Hondas I have found it is always a good thing to buy them when they are first introduced. Honda will price them low in the first year they are out and then the pricing slowly rises over the next few years. Many times I have sold my 2 or 3 year old Hondas for more than I originally paid for them. I essentially drove them free. Try doing that on any other make.
 

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Yea I love the rincon the only time I thought it needed a low range was moving my 30ft boat around the yard which all in all had no businesses found but it did it any way. The only other rig I really like never been a big fan of the Kawasaki brand as lack of roller bearings in motor but I do like the rhino but don't like the 4 seat conversion so once again I lean towards the pioneer
 

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Yea I love the rincon the only time I thought it needed a low range was moving my 30ft boat around the yard which all in all had no businesses found but it did it any way. The only other rig I really like never been a big fan of the Kawasaki brand as lack of roller bearings in motor but I do like the rhino but don't like the 4 seat conversion so once again I lean towards the pioneer
So how much longer till you get one?
From how I see it the pioneer it one of the better UTV's out this year, well worth the MSRP!
 

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Talked to dealership today green 4 sweater scedualed for the end of Feb. They have red now but not a fan would like camp but the camp on my rincon is gone it is tan now
 

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I am in the same boat you are mouse4x4, I have been kicking around the idea of the Pioneer since I saw it in Aug at Indianapolis during the MotoGP race. About 1 month ago the front differential blew out on my 02 450 Foreman with just shy of 11,000 miles. After a few weeks of debating between a new 14 Foreman or the Pioneer I ended up putting money down on a Pioneer 4, should be here by Feb.

My questions and concerns were I am not a fan of independent rear suspensions or of automatic or electronic shifting. I dont need the computer telling me when to shift, sometimes you need to carry gears longer or drag gears when down shifting. I use a trailer to haul wood, I can fit just shy of a split cord on the trailer out of the woods. Will the Pioneer be pointing to the moon? With solid rear axles I never had this problem.

I am sure I will be more then happy with my Pioneer, It will just take sometime to get used to.
 

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I would really like feed back from someone what has some 27s 28s that ride on some muddy terrain with 2 passengers an cooler of beer that tells me it is a cruiser an not a pig.I am not talking thick 3ft deep peanut butter mud just sloppy trails with creek crossing an moderate hills
 

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The independent rear on my rincon is not bad at all the ride difference is huge between independent an solid as far as that goes I think you will be happy
 

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I just did 6 people in over a foot of snow pack. My 28s turned and churned no problem.
 

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I just did a 30 mile round trip with two people, two dogs and a tool box full of stuff, over extremely rocky and hilly terrain with creek beds thrown into the mix. This along with all of the other exploration and hunting I have done with the pioneer, on stock tires. The pioneer NEVER hesitated or caked for power. Nor was there ever an issue about not being able to gear down. This is from a very seasoned 4x4 enthusiast of 30 years plus. I have no regrets about purchasing the pioneer, I think it is a great utv.
 

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Reading several posts about many mile being racked up on trips has me wishing for more trails. I may have to buy something a little more remote. Of course that might upset the wife, this is already more remote than she's ever been. Most days she will remind me how she misses the beach where she grew up.
 

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I am liking what I hear so far, I wish someone I new around me would pick one up so I could go for a joy ride.
 
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