Honda is putting extra effort into its new Foreman lineup of ATVs. One of the variations is the 2017 Honda Foreman Rubicon. Described as ideal balance of work and play, this model is ready to make immediate impact on the market. However, competition is tough and buyers are demanding. Honda’s product always brought quality and durability. So it is with new Foreman Rubicon. However, for better adaptability, there are some revisits on the body and paintjobs. Also, Japanese manufacturer prepared few trims for different demands.
2017 Honda Foreman Rubicon features
Power source of the 2017 Honda Foreman Rubicon is a 475 cc engine, with liquid-cooling system. This single-cylinder is mounted longitudinally and can produce 29 hp. Front suspension allows 7.28 inches of travel. Unlike the independent double wishbone on front, dual A-arm rear suspension offers travel of 8.46 inches. Furthermore, new Foreman Rubicon is equipped with 190mm front disc brakes and single 170mm rear disc brake on 25-inch tires. There is also electronic fuel injection system, making perfect mixture of air and gas at various conditions. Under the chassis is clearance of 9.4 inches. Tank can take 3.9 gallons of fuel, and towing capacity of base units is 1,322 pounds. Curb weight with standard equipment is 690 pounds, and the heaviest Rubicon weights 719 lbs.
2017 Honda Foreman Rubicon trims
There are various trims of the 2017 Honda Foreman Rubicon. Base ATV is coming with TraxLok 2WD/4WD system, independent rear suspension and electronic fuel injection. These are available on all models, 4×4 DCT, 4×4 DCT EPS and Deluxe version. While DCT trim offers red and olive paintjob, DCT EPS Rubicon is painted only in olive scheme. However, it offers electric power steering feature. The 2017 Honda Foreman Rubicon Deluxe is packed with many unique details.
There are cast aluminum wheels and polished headlights, for better appearance. Also, it can be ordered only in Honda Phantom Camo and Matte Gray Metallic paintjobs. Also, top of the class ATV has red-painted suspension parts and decals.