2019 Honda Pioneer 700 Deluxe Mid-Range UTV Review

The 2019 Honda Pioneer 700 will be the mid-range side-to-side vehicle. Besides the advantages over ATVs in the size, this model is capable to tow more than its sibling Pioneer 500. On the other hand, if you need more power, then Pioneer 1000 is the best choice among Honda UTVs.

For the upcoming season, the 2019 Honda Pioneer 700 will carry the same engine with similar specs. The Performance sheet is different for its sub-model, Pioneer Deluxe. Also, there is an additional version of the vehicle. The Honda Pioneer 700-4 will offer four seating spots in the cabin. Both Pioneer 700 and 700-4 UTVs are using the same drivetrain and adding the Deluxe trim with some extra features.

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2019 Honda Pioneer 700 Specs

The drivetrain for the entire 2019 Honda Pioneer 700 lineup is a 675 cc unit. That means the 700-4 and both Deluxe trims will have the same mill under the hood. A single-cylinder engine is using liquid cooling for better performance. That is another difference between ATVs and UTVs. Side-by-side models are mostly coming with the liquid-cooling system, while there are more all-terrain vehicles with air cooling.

Total power a 675 cc drivetrain can create is 36 hp. There is a speed limiter on each model, so the 2019 Honda Pioneer 700 can’t go faster than 45 mph. Furthermore, the reliability and durability boost comes with a new setup of automatic transmission that uses PGM-FI (Programmed fuel injection) system. Suspensions allow long-travel boosts. Up front, these come with an 8-inch gap and 9-inch on rear wheels. The bed can take up to 1,000 pounds. The overall towing capacity of the 2019 Honda Pioneer 700 is 1,500 lbs.

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2019 Honda Pioneer 700 vs John Deere Gator 825i

If there is a rival for 2019 Honda Pioneer 700 it would be John Deere Gator. Its 825i 4×4 model seems to have some advantages over the Honda’s UTV. Buyers are happy with the power steering and more power coming from John Deere’s side-by-side vehicle. Nevertheless, many other segments are giving the overall advantage to Pioneer 700. More options, towing capacity, and durability is some of them. If the price matters, then Honda is a better choice. Also, Honda will offer you a 4×2 drive system. The rest depends on the personal impressions of a buyer.

2019 Honda Pioneer 700 Installation of Additional Features

Compared to the Pioneer 500, the 2019 Honda Pioneer 700 doesn’t offer integrated net on doors. This part you will need to install or uninstall when needed. Furthermore, Honda will offer other additional features that some buyers are finding hard to place. For example, you can buy a bed extender and net for the rear of the cab. Also, Pioneer 700 comes without tops, windshield, and doors. So, it is up to you to configure the UTV.

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Honda Pioneer 700 Deluxe

Deluxe model of the 2019 Honda Pioneer 700 adds some elements to the UTV. Both Pioneer 700 and 700-4 vehicles will get a switch between manual and automatic transmission. The change is possible on the fly. Also, the Deluxe model adds Electric power steering feature. Drivers will find this helpful on hills and rocky terrains. The smart help will recognize when is the time to add more power, and when to cool off. Finally, the 2019 Honda Pioneer 700 Deluxe will offer unique color options. While the standard UTV is red, this version could be colored in Orange and Phantom Camo painjobs.

2019 Honda Pioneer 700 Price

The least expensive 2019 Honda Pioneer 700 base vehicle costs $10,600. Deluxe version adds $1,500 and four-seater costs $12,300. The most expensive Pioneer 700-4 Deluxe is going to carry the price sticker of $13,700. That is still a grand less than the entry-level Pioneer 1000. After upgrades, the mid-range UTV can cost even more, with proper windshield and other additions installed.

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