2016 Honda ATV Lineup Preview

2016 Honda ATV Lineup Preview


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Honda’s first powersports announcement of the new model year includes a number of exciting and full-featured ATVs for 2016. With a proven record of quality and reliability, Honda ATVs have consistently been the top choice among Canadian customers to fulfill their recreational and utility needs.

The Rubicon, Rincon and TRX420 DCT models, all with Independent Rear Suspension, have enjoyed remarkable success and return to Honda’s lineup once again. At the same time, Honda’s swingarm-equipped lineup, which has set durability, quality and reliability standards for both heavy-duty work and recreation, continues to offer an unsurpassed selection. Honda also remains the only manufacturer to offer the superior beltless technology of an Automatic DCT transmission on an ATV.

“Honda’s exceptional quality and unmatched reliability are well known, and our class-leading features and innovations are evident in our first models for 2016,” said Derek Verheyen, National Sales Manager of Motorcycle & ATV at Honda Canada. “With the great selection of IRS options in the line-up, we’re confident that we will be the ATV of choice for Canada this year.”


Proving that Independent Rear Suspension is applicable for everything from daily tasks to weekend adventures, Honda’s Rubicon boasts superior engineering that makes it confidence-inspiring for tackling tough trails and comfortable for spending long days in the saddle. A proven, efficient 500-class engine is standard on all models, as are 4×4 and IRS, while two transmission choices are offered: conventional (the only manual-shift IRS on the market) and revolutionary Automatic DCT. Deluxe models — with cast-aluminum wheels and red A-arms and springs —are available for both transmission iterations.

• Colours:

Rubicon IRS: Red, Green
Rubicon Deluxe: Black
Rubicon DCT IRS EPS: Red, Honda Phantom Camo® (Deluxe model: White)


Honda’s hardworking Foreman 4×4 swingarm models also return for 2016, their sturdy chassis and proven 500-class engine ready to tackle any chore or adventure. Different available models provide choices between manual and electric shift, and standard and Electric Power Steering; all come standard with a locking front differential.

• Colours:

Foreman: Red, Green Orange
Foreman ES EPS: Red, Orange


The TRX420 models are available with an extensive array of available features. Whether customers are looking for swingarm rear suspension or IRS, EPS, manual-shift, push-button Electric Shift Program (ESP), automatic DCT, switchable two-wheel/four-wheel drive the—TRX420 has them covered.

• Colours:

TRX420: Red, Green
TRX420 EPS: Red, Green
TRX420 DCT IRS EPS: Red, White, Honda Phantom Camo

For anyone looking for a large-displacement ATV, the TRX680 Rincon fits the bill, with a 675cc liquid-cooled, fuel-injected engine; three-speed automatic transmission and IRS.

• Colour: Red

Sport-focused ATV riders will be pleased with the return of Honda’s fun TRX250X, which is powered by an air-cooled, overhead-cam engine that has plenty of power and torque, and is longitudinally mounted for a smooth, efficient power delivery. With Honda’s innovative SportClutch™, new riders won’t have to fret about stalling, while veteran riders will still feel at home. For 2016, the TRX250X is available in a Red/White special-edition model with red suspension springs and hubs and an all-black frame.

• Colour: Red/White


Honda hasn’t forgotten its younger ATV riders with this new-model announcement, as the super-reliable TRX90X is back with rider-friendly features like push-button electric starting, smooth power delivery, clutchless transmission and a keyed ignition switch. At the same time, the littlest

FourTrax gets big-ATV styling inspired by the TRX450R.

• Colour: Red

For more information on the above mentioned models, please visit the Honda Website

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