2019 Honda Pioneer 1000 The Best UTV on the Market

The 2019 Honda Pioneer 1000 is the largest SxS vehicle we will find. It comes in two different configurations. As its smaller sibling Pioneer 700, the larger vehicle is also coming with the two-seat layout. If you don’t need the UTV  for towing, then the five-seat version is there. It is called 1000-5 and it costs $2,000 more. Also, there are various trim levels and additions for both versions, including EPS, Limited, and Deluxe.

The side-to-side vehicle is big enough to run into wild without worries something will stop it. The 2019 Honda Pioneer 1000 can go over big rocks with ease. Its 999 cc engine can provide enough power for peace of mind. Whatsoever, there is still enough strength for towing as well. This is the multifunctional vehicle that has the most options in the entire Pioneer lineup.

2019 Honda Pioneer 1000

2019 Honda Pioneer 1000 Engine

The power for the 2019 Honda Pioneer 1000 comes from a 999 cc liquid-cooled engine. The drivetrain is capable to deliver 72 hp. Max speed of the biggest UTV in the family is almost 70 mph. Both front and rear suspensions are coming with a long travel. The rear is slightly less generous with 10 inches, while the front can float 10.6 inches. The drivetrain sends power through a six-speed automatic transmission. It works in a fully automatic mode.

Towing Capacity

The 2019 Honda Pioneer 1000 is using programmed fuel injection, as the Pioneer 700. Electronic ignition will help your UTV start easier even in colder weather. There are also four drive modes available for selection. Buyers can set 2019 Pioneer 1000 with two-wheel drive, four-wheel drive, Turf, and Differential lock options. Hydraulic discs are on both wheels as brakes. The SxS can tow up to 2000 lbs. However, the bed can take up to 1000 pounds. In California, restrictions are tougher. In this state, the UTV can tow 600 lbs.

2019 Honda Pioneer 1000 front


The 2019 Honda Pioneer 1000 is 117 inches long. Wheelbase is 80 inches, and the UTV is 76 inches high. Width is 63 inches. The maneuverability is excellent, and the Pioneer 1000 has a turning radius of 14 feet. The ground clearance is generous. There are 13 inches under the vehicle. So, the UTV offers the possibility to install 27-inch wheels. By default, there are 12-inchers.

2019 Honda Pioneer 1000 Competition

The main rivals for the 2019 Honda Pioneer 1000 will be Kawasaki Teryx4 and Yamaha Wolverine X4. Well, this seems to be a legit battle, but it is not actually. Honda is taking over 70 percent of the UTV market share. That could be the main indicator of quality and performance.

The 2019 Honda Pioneer 1000 will be able to tow more than its rivals. However, we must say Kawasaki Teryx4 has more space for passengers on the back seats. Pioneer 1000 is faster, but Yamaha’s advantage is the stability of its Wolverine X4. Honda is making the bigger SxS which can’t fit a full-size truck. Other two UTVs owners can carry in the bed of Ford F-150 or Chevy Silverado. Finally, even bigger, the 2019 Honda Pioneer 1000 comes with a better gas mileage than its main rivals.

2019 Honda Pioneer 1000 rear

2019 Honda Pioneer 1000 Price

Depending on a trim level, the 2019 Honda Pioneer 1000 will cost from $14,500. The next option we have is offering electronic power steering feature. It will add around $1,000 more. Top of the line is Limited Edition with various features that will make the UTV cost over $20,000. With a few more additional options, the vehicle can reach $25,000.

If you need more space for passengers, then a 5-seating version is available. The 2019 Honda Pioneer 1000-5 costs $16,700, or $17,700 in Deluxe trim level. The top trim is again Limited Edition. It starts close to $22,000 without extras.

Release Date

The new Pioneer 1000 is coming in fall. All trim levels as before will be available for the upcoming UTV. We are sure that Honda is going to release their largest SxS in October.

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