Honda captured the UTV market with its series of Pioneer models. With time, it kept on adding new features for enhancing performance. However, 2018 Honda Pioneer 1000 promises to deliver the best upgrades so far comfort and performance.
2018 Honda Pioneer 1000 – Chassis Design and Ergonomics
The model is available in versions of 3 and 5 seats. Intuitive center seat position maximizes space and comfort. A multi-function LCD screen on the dashboard helps read information easily during drives. It contains data on Speed, Transmission mode, Water temperature, Fuel levels, Fuel gauge, Travel information and Clock.
Cutting through rough terrain becomes easy with an all-new tilt steering wheel. Better exhaust system controls the extra vibrations during bumpy rides. There is also a ground clearance of 12.7 inches with 27 inches tires.
2018 Honda Pioneer 1000 – Engine
Rubber-mounted engine powered by 999 cc minimizes overall weight, also reduces vibrations and noise. The high-tech rollers rocker arms easily reduce friction. Longitudinal engine ensures easy transfer of power to the ground. The air inlet positioned under the hood allows clean air filtration.
With a 72 hp engine, this model delivers a top speed of 67 mph speed although there’s an Electronic Speed Limiter. It is the first 6-speed dual clutch transmission in this segment and a whole level apart.
Addition of a new memory function keeps last transmission mode intact even after reverse. And Honda Pioneer 1000 2018 paddle shifters enable drivers to override gear remaining in automatic mode. The ratio of low range sub-transmission improved at 1.42:1.
Also, different types of input give a variety of benefits in this new model:
- Relaxed input – Improved Fuel consumption, Low vibration and transmission maintains low RPM.
- Aggressive Input – Higher RPM and Maximizes torque & power
- Throttle Input – Prevents multiple up and down shifts, also, transmission downshift for providing proper engine braking
2018 Honda Pioneer 1000 – Price and Release Date
Speculations around the release date of Honda Pioneer 1000 2018 come in at around early 2018. The company is yet to confirm the price, but expectation lies in a range of $14,000.