Honda Reveals 2019 Side-by-Side/ATV Models

American Honda today announced the return of its venerable side-by-side and ATV lineup for the 2019 model year, featuring a mix of entertaining and capable machines sporting a wide range of new colors. The Pioneer® and FourTrax® lines are renowned for being fun, rugged, and reliable, and the two sport ATV models—the TRX®250X and TRX90X—continue their legacy as great vehicles for enjoying the outdoors.

The announcement comes shortly after Honda's manufacturing plant, Honda of South Carolina Mfg., Inc. (HSC), celebrated its 20th anniversary of producing Honda powersports products. Located in Timmonsville, South Carolina, and driven by the widespread success of Honda's side-by-side and ATV lines, HSC has twice been named S.C. Large Manufacturer of the Year and, together with Honda, remains committed to the principles upon which the company was founded: to be a leader in the industry and improve people's lives through mobility and by having a positive impact on the local economy.

"It's exciting to announce the return of Honda's rugged and fun side-by-sides and ATVs as we celebrate 20 years of producing Honda Powersports products at Honda of South Carolina," said Lee Edmunds, American Honda's Manager of Motorcycle Marketing Communications. "Together with HSC, Honda is proud to bring so many capable and versatile machines to the market, and we look forward to doing so for years to come."


Pioneer 1000

The industry's benchmark multipurpose side-by-side boasts the market's only six-speed automatic Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) gearbox. Two limited-edition versions come with I-4WD, featuring brake traction control combined with a torque biasing limited-slip front differential, which provides the tractive force of a locking differential but with reduced steering effort and kickback, delivering excellent traction on a wide range of challenging surfaces, along with a more relaxed driving experience. Alongside the I-4WD system, the LE models offer hill-start assist, electronic brake force distribution, and many additional upgrades to improve suspension performance, protection, convenience, and style.

  • Colors
    • Pioneer 1000-5 LE: Matte Silver
    • Pioneer 1000-5 Deluxe: Honda Phantom Camo®, Red, Black Metallic
    • Pioneer 1000-5: Red, Olive
    • Pioneer 1000 LE: Matte Silver
    • Pioneer 1000 EPS: Honda Phantom Camo, Red, Active Yellow
    • Pioneer 1000: Red, Olive, Active Yellow
  • Price: Starting at $14,699
  • Availability: October 2018
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Pioneer 700

The popular, midsize Pioneer 700 lineup includes two Deluxe models that boast aluminum wheels, electric power steering, and color-matched suspension springs, as well as a fully automatic transmission with a manual mode and painted plastic for a bright, durable finish. The two four-seater Pioneer 700 models boast QuickFlip™ seating, allowing the two rear seats to fold into the bed.

  • Colors
    • Pioneer 700-4 Deluxe: Honda Phantom Camo, Diver Blue
    • Pioneer 700-4: Red
    • Pioneer 700 Deluxe: Honda Phantom Camo, Pearl Orange
    • Pioneer 700: Olive
  • Price: Starting at $10,799
  • Availability: October 2018
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Pioneer 500

The industry's top-selling entry side-by-side is suitable for both beginners and experts. It boasts a longitudinally mounted four-stroke engine allows for efficient power transfer, an automatic five-speed gearbox with manual mode. Compact in design to fit easily in garages, full-size pick-up-truck beds, and narrow trails, the Pioneer 500 nonetheless has an ample 8.5-inch ground clearance and 450-pound payload capacity.


FourTrax Rincon

Boasting Honda's biggest ATV engine (a liquid-cooled 675cc single with a twin-plug cylinder head), the FourTrax Rincon® proves that a luxurious user experience is possible even in the rough world of ATVs. Standout features include independent rear suspension and a smooth three-speed automatic transmission.

FourTrax Foreman Rubicon

The four-member, 500-class family of Foreman® Rubicon® ATVs combines premium performance and premium comfort for the ultimate user experience. Making it easier than ever to pick the appropriate model through standout packages, the Rubicon 4x4 EPS is the only ATV offered with a combination of manual-shift transmission and independent rear suspension, and for those who'd rather not do all the shifting themselves, the other three variations come with Honda's revolutionary automatic DCT technology. Meanwhile, the IRS contributes to an impressively comfortable ride, even when spending long days in the saddle, along with excellent handling over rough terrain. A long list of available features includes Electric Power Steering (EPS), and all models can be switched between three drivetrain settings: 2WD, 4WD, and 4WD with front differential lock. New for this year, the FourTrax Foreman Rubicon DCT EPS Deluxe is even available in Matte Gray Metallic with a fully blacked-out design.

  • Colors
    • FourTrax Foreman Rubicon DCT EPS Deluxe: Honda Phantom Camo, Matte Gray Metallic (Black Out Edition)
    • FourTrax Foreman Rubicon DCT EPS, FourTrax Foreman Rubicon DCT: Red, Olive
    • FourTrax Foreman Rubicon 4x4 EPS: Honda Phantom Camo, Red, Olive, Shale Blue
  • Price: Starting at $8,599
  • Availability: July 2018
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FourTrax Foreman 4x4

Strong, rugged, and reliable, Honda's Foreman 4x4 is as dedicated to the job (and having fun) as you are. Both variations of this durable ATV are equipped with swingarm rear suspension and an enclosed axle, the Foreman 4x4 ES EPS adding Electronic Power Steering and Electric Shift Program for that little bit of electronic assist during a long work day. Packaged around a proven, fuel-injected 500-class engine, strong chassis, and long suspension stroke, both versions are the ultimate tools for a long day of work or play.

FourTrax Rancher

Combining innovation and performance, the Honda Rancher® is all about getting owners wherever they want to go—whether it's a hard-to-access deer stand, a favorite fishing spot, or a trail in one of the local OHV areas. Available in six configurations, the 420cc, liquid-cooled Rancher is offered with manual transmission, push-button Electric Shift Program (ESP), or automatic Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT), and there are also choices between IRS and a solid rear axle, as well as 2WD and 4WD.

  • Colors
    • FourTrax Rancher 4x4 AT IRS EPS: Honda Phantom Camo, Vapor White
    • FourTrax Rancher 4x4 AT IRS: Red, Olive
    • FourTrax Rancher 4x4 AT EPS: Honda Phantom Camo, Red, Olive
    • FourTrax Rancher 4x4 ES: Honda Phantom Camo, Red, Olive
    • FourTrax Rancher 4x4: Red, Olive, Blue
    • FourTrax Rancher: Red, Olive
  • Price: Starting at $5,349
  • Availability: June - August 2018 (Varies by model)
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FourTrax Recon

The FourTrax Recon® packs big ATV benefits like durability, power, and build quality into a package with a smaller footprint and lighter overall weight—great for tighter trails or frequent loading and unloading. Featuring a 250-class engine tuned for low-rpm torque and power, the Recon is the workhorse that's sized right and engineered to last. There are even options when it comes to transmission, with a manual, foot-shift gearbox and electric, push-button ESP shifting both available.


Honda's TRX250X is designed for enjoying the great outdoors, its 250-class four-stroke engine offering a broad, user-friendly powerband and its capable chassis welcoming everyone from beginner riders to longtime ATV enthusiasts through its confidence-inspiring trail performance. Out front, the independent double-wishbone suspension tackles off-road obstacles with ease, providing a smooth ride, and the single-shock rear suspension ensures that the ATV tracks straight and level. Add in low-maintenance features like the shaft final drive, plus user-friendly technology like SportClutchTM, which can be fun for experienced riders but also enables new riders to learn clutch control without worrying about stalling, and the result is a machine that urges owners to get out and have fun.


Going riding has never been easier than with Honda's proven TRX90X, now available in white with a pink stripe to give customers even more options. With beginner-friendly features like an 86cc engine providing smooth power delivery, plus a no-clutch transmission and compliant suspension, the TRX90X simplifies getting outdoors and riding with loved ones. And because it's a Honda, every component of the TRX90X is built to high quality standards, meaning less time in the garage and more time enjoying the outdoors.


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