ATV 2022 – Mud options

ATV 2022 - Mud options

In the lucrative ATV parts industry, the options for customizing your quad for mud and deep water are almost endless. It is relatively easy to spend thousands of dollars to achieve your desired goal.

However, if you want to buy a standard quad with all the features to take on the biggest challenges of the deepest mud holes, there are many choices.

Some manufacturers offer vehicles designed to be submersible and monster of traction right out of the box. Built to act like a submarine, these quads offer hours and hours of fun.

The INFOQUAD team has compiled a list of quads available for 2022 that will be ready to use as soon as you buy them, to bring you adrenaline rushes during muddy crossings.

2022 Can-am Renegade X MR

Can-am’s sportiest quad is available in an X MR version for more off-road fun. For 2022, it is available in two versions.

Can-am Renegade X MR 650

Powered by a 650 cc engine developing 62 horsepower, it is a quad equipped for both novices and regulars. Its standard equipment allows it to go wherever you want thanks to its 28-inch ITP Mega Mayhem tires mounted on beadlock wheels.

There’s no better way to get into the sport without breaking the bank. Its raised air intake will get you through the swampy areas.

KEY FEATURES:

  • 62 hp Rotax® 650 cc V-twin engine with repositioned CVT inlet and outlet
  • Visco-4Lok† front differential
  • Intelligent Throttle Control (iTCTM) with drive modes
  • 28″ ITP Mega Mayhem tires
  • 12″ aluminum wheels with retaining ring
  • Three-mode dynamic power steering system (DPS)
  • FOX 1.5 PODIUM front and rear shocks
  • Independent rear suspension (TTI)
  • Heavy-duty front and rear bumpers
  • Streamlined aluminum handlebars with grab handle and hand guards
  • Continuously variable transmission (CVT) with standard engine brake
  • Mudguards
  • Multi-functional digital gauge
  • X-package graphics and seat cover
  • Aluminum front and center skid plates

Can-am Renegade X MR 1000R

The 1000R version of the Renegade is the most powerful quad to date. With 91 horsepower, it offers everything a rider wants and more. Want power? The Renegade 1000 has power to spare. When it comes to performance, it’s the ultimate. With 91 hp, the 976cc Rotax V-twin engine is a monster waiting to be unleashed by your right thumb. It pulls hard at any speed and is not for novices or beginners. In a word, it’s “beastly.” When it comes to this class of 4WD ATV, there is no faster way to get from point A to point B in the mud.

Power is transferred to Can-Am’s continuously variable transmission. It allows enthusiasts to make ideal use of the Rotax 1000-class powertrain, and it’s always ready to make the rider hang on to the handlebars.

KEY FEATURES:

  • 91-hp Rotax® 976cc V-twin engine with repositioned CVT input and output
  • Visco-4Lok† front differential
  • Intelligent Throttle Control (iTCTM) with drive modes
  • FOX 1.5 PODIUM QS3 front and rear shocks
  • 30″ ITP Cryptid tires
  • 14″ aluminum wheels with retaining ring
  • 3,500 lb (1,588 kg) winch
  • Aluminum front and center skid plates
  • Heavy-duty front and rear bumpers
  • Streamlined aluminum handlebars with grab handle and hand guards
  • Three-mode dynamic power steering system (DPS)
  • Continuously variable transmission (CVT) with improved low-speed gearing
  • Independent rear suspension (TTI)
  • Mudguards
  • Multi-functional digital gauge
  • Painted plastic
  • X-package graphics and seat cover

2022 Can-am Outlander X MR

Available with Rotax V-twin engines producing 91 hp (1000R), 78 hp (850), and 62 hp (650), the Outlander offers impressive torque with improved throttle response, an exclusive sound and power to spare.

Compared to the Renegade version, the Outlander offers similar features, but has a less sporty look.

Can-am Outlander X MR 650

Possessing a rich reputation, the 650 version of the Outlander X MR returns once again for 2022. It is the perfect version for an introduction to the fascinating world of mud quad riding. Its 62 hp engine is perfectly calibrated for novices. It’s certainly not the most racy in its class, but it offers a good compromise in the entry level of Can-am.

KEY FEATURES

  • 62 hp Rotax® 650 cc V-twin engine
  • Visco-4Lok† front differential
  • Double-arched A-arm front suspension with stabilizer bar
  • 28″ ITP Mega Mayhem tires
  • 12″ cast aluminum wheels
  • Three-mode dynamic power steering system (DPS)
  • Intelligent Throttle Control (iTC) with driving modes
  • Repositioned radiator
  • Heavy-duty front bumper
  • Mud footrest
  • G2 wrap-around frame (CLE) with geometric ground contact control – Independent rear suspension (TTI)
  • 650W magneto
  • X-pack graphics and seat cover
  • Mudguard

Can-am Outlander X MR 850

The rules of the game change when you own an Outlander X MR 850, and its comprehensive equipment and aggressive looks give it everything you need to overcome any obstacle that comes your way.

Its 78-hp twin-cylinder engine, high radiator and 13 inches of ground clearance will give you a certain edge over the competition. Its oversized tires will give you the confidence that it will be able to cross the most hostile terrain.

KEY FEATURES

  • 78 hp Rotax® 854 cc V-twin engine
  • Visco-4Lok† front differential
  • Double wishbone front suspension with stabilizer bar
  • Independent rear suspension (TTI)
  • FOX 1.5 PODIUM front and rear
  • 30″ ITP Cryptid tires
  • Intelligent Throttle Control (iTC) with drive modes
  • 14″ cast aluminum wheels
  • 3-mode Dynamic Power Steering (DPS) system
  • Repositioned radiator
  • 3,500 lb (1,588 kg) winch
  • Heavy-duty front and rear bumpers
  • Mud footrests
  • G2 Wrap-around frame (CLE) with geometric ground contact control – 650W magneto
  • X-pack graphics and seat cover
  • Mudguard

Can-am Outlander X MR 1000R

Just like its brother, the Renegade X MR 1000R, this quad is the most powerful to face and overcome all the obstacles that will be in your way. Its 91 horsepower gives it the power and agility to overcome the muddiest holes with confidence.

There are no compromises with this quad. It’s got everything you need to get the job done. Plus, its MAX configuration allows it to carry a passenger. It is undoubtedly the “King” in its category. For 2022, its new colors are more conservative, but don’t let its almost infinite capabilities fool you.

No matter where you want to go, it will be your ally and it won’t let you down. It already has a long list of die-hards who are still clamoring for its almost uncommon attributes.

KEY FEATURES

  • 91 hp Rotax® 976 cc V-twin engine
  • Visco-4Lok† front differential
  • Double-arched A-arm front suspension with stabilizer bar
  • Independent rear suspension (TTI)
  • FOX 1.5 PODIUM front and rear shocks
  • Intelligent Throttle Control (iTCTM) with drive modes
  • 30″ ITP Cryptid tires
  • 14″ cast aluminum wheels
  • 3-mode Dynamic Power Steering (DPS) system
  • Repositioned radiator
  • 3,500 lb (1,588 kg) winch
  • Heavy-duty front and rear bumpers
  • Mud footrest
  • 59″ (149.9 cm) wheelbase
  • Multi-functional digital gauge
  • X-package graphics and seat cover
  • Mudguard

2022 Polaris Sportsman High Lifter

The American manufacturer offers, for its part, two variations of its Sportsman model to dominate the mud.

Polaris Sportsman 850 High Lifter

Specially designed, the High Lifter edition offers everything you need for the ultimate mudding experience. The Sportsman 850 High Lifter Edition offers the most relentless and smooth riding attitude of the Sportsman 850, with added features to dominate the mud. Its twin-cylinder engine produces 78 hp to conquer uncharted spaces.

This special edition comes standard with 29.5-inch High Lifter Outlaw 2 tires and a high-clearance double-wishbone suspension. For ultimate capability and protection in the mud, Polaris included a shielded clutch and engine intake duct system, as well as a high and low mud specific transmission with lower overall gearing.

 

Polaris Sportsman 1000 High Lifter

A front-mounted high-lift radiator is an industry exclusive feature. It comes with extra cooling capacity in the form of dual inverted fans. Stiffer springs help maintain the 13.5-inch ground clearance in the densest mud. Arched double wishbones provide superior clearance. Even with these features, this High Lifter edition still maintains a whopping 1,500 pounds of towing capacity and 290 pounds of useful load capacity.

MAIN FEATURES of the Polaris Sportsman High Lifter 850 and 1000 models

  • Factory installed 29.5″ High Lifter Outlaw 2 tires
  • Shielded clutch and engine intake duct
  • Rear-mounted radiator with two industry-exclusive inverted fan
  • High-clearance double-wishbone suspension
  • High and low mud specific transmission with a lower gear ratio
  • Sealed single-beam headlights
  • Sealed key switch

In conclusion, no matter which quad is designed specifically for mud by one of these manufacturers, you will benefit from their full warranty. And don’t forget the saying: Mud gets cleaned up, but memories last a lifetime!