6 Seat Side By Side Models Ready To Tackle Anything

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6 Seat Side By Side Models Made For Mud

CanAm Defender Max X MR

6 Seat Side By Side: CanAm Defender Max X MR

Starts @ $23,900

  • Engine: Rotax 976 cc, V-twin, liquid-cooled
  • Horsepower: 82

The Defender is CanAm’s all purpose workhorse vehicle. Built primarily as a work vehicle, the Defender comes in 20 different models: 14 for work, 4 for hunting and 2 for mud.

The mud build, the Defender Max X MR, includes a 3 seater and a 6 seater.

With raised engine air intake and CVT inlet/outlet, you don’t have to worry about stalling out. Plus, a steady flow of fresh air means the engine is always ready to deliver power when needed.

Hopefully you never bury the front end. But just in case you do, the 4,500 lbs winch with synthetic rope is also located significantly higher for just that scenario.

30″ ITP Cryptid tires have a graduated lug height. The lugs grow from 1.5″ in the center to up to 2″ at the shoulder. These tires are powerful performers in mud and snow. An added bonus is that they’re made in the USA.

This vehicles delivers 15″ of ground clearance with full HMWPE skid plates for added protection.

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Additional mudder features include heavy duty front steel bumper, aluminum rock slider, Smart-Lok front differential and brake holding mechanism.

Suspension system includes front and rear twin tube gas-charged shocks, front arched double A-arm with sway bar, 10″ travel and rear arched torsional trailing A-arms, 10″ travel.

An adjustable driver’s seat with tilt steering wheel is ideal for driver’s of all sizes. Electronic hill descent control and dynamic power steering (DPS) keep it safe and easy.

This CanAm 6 seat side by side has a tow rating of 2,500 lbs and a vehicle payload of 1,630 lbs.

CanAm Defender Max X MR

Crew cab CanAm Defender Max X MR

Polaris Ranger Crew XP 1000 High Lifter Edition

6 Seat Side By Side: Polaris Ranger Crew XP 1000 High Lifter Edition

Starts @ $26,300

  • Engine: ProStar 999cc, 4-Stroke, Twin Cylinder DOHC
  • Horsepower: 82

You can pile in the whole family in this 6 seat side by side.

Specifically built as a mudder, this special edition model can really churn through the wet stuff. With monster tires, bold red bumpers and minimalist red graphics, this baby is made to turn heads.

Check out that 1 1/2″ tread! You can tell just by looking at them that the 30″ High Lifter Outlaw 2 tires are super aggressive and made for mud. Combine these tires with a heavy gauge full chassis skid plate and a full 15″ of clearance and you get a vehicle ready for almost anything.

Front and rear independent, arched lower A-arms with 10″ travel help smooth the bumps while also helping with the ground clearance.

Half doors have 1″ water drains to let you drain out between mud holes so that you don’t get too soggy.

Front and rear mud bumpers and high mount air intakes round out this mud build. Of course, it also includes a Polaris HD 4,500 lbs synthetic rope winch for the unlikely event that you do get stuck. But, with 82 hp and 1 1/2″ tread tires, you may never even need the winch.

Includes some small built in storage compartments, including a dual glovebox, that are also mounted high to help them stay dry.

The 2″ hitch can tow 2,500 lbs. Overall payload capacity is 1,500 lbs while the box can carry 1,000 lbs.

Polaris Ranger Crew XP 1000 High Lifter Edition

Polaris Ranger Crew XP 1000 High Lifter Edition

6 Seater Crew Cabs Made For Hunting

Can Am Defender Max Limited

6 Seat Side By Side: Can Am Defender Max Limited

Starts @ $30,200

  • Engine: Rotax 976 cc, V-twin, liquid-cooled
  • Horsepower: 82

With seating for up to 6, this capable SxS has seating to spare.

Includes a fully enclosed cab with doors, a 3 position glass tilt up front windshield with wipers, rear glass window and front electric windows. Stay warm and toasty or cool and comfortable with a full HVAC system (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning)

Made with hunters in mind, this model is perfect for extending the riding season all the way into winter if you’d like.

Comes factory ready with XT front bumper, full hard roof with liner complete with interior dome light, full color match doors and panoramic mirror.

Factory standard 4,500 lbs winch and 27″ XPS Trail Force tires mean your trail ready from day one. HMWPE full skid plate and 12″ of ground clearance give you peace of mind when the going gets rough.

Rated at 2,500 lbs for towing with a payload capacity of 1,300 lbs.

Plenty of built in storage (12.7 gallons total):

  • 5.6 gallon removeable box under the passenger seat that is waterproof and removeable
  • 2 gallon dash storage
  • 1.7 gallon water resistant and removable toolbox
  • 1.6 gallon under dash storage
  • .9 gallon armrests and cup holder storage
  • .8 gallon storage on interior doors.

Can Am Defender Max Limited

6 Seat Side By Side: Can Am Defender Max Limited
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Polaris Ranger Crew XP 1000 NorthStar Edition Ultimate

6 Seat Side By Side: Polaris Ranger Crew XP 1000 NorthStar Edition Ultimate

Starts @ $33,400

  • Engine: ProStar 999cc, 4-Stroke, Twin Cylinder DOHC
  • Horsepower: 82

No matter the conditions, you’ll ride in style and comfort all year long. A tightly sealed premium cab offers temperature control, dust reduction and a quiet ride. Heat, vents and air conditioning (HVAC) have been updated with a variable AC compressor to cool it down fast.

The Premium RANGER Pro Shield Cab System includes a full glass tip out windshield, power window front poly doors, lock and ride rear glass window, premium liner, dome light and rearview mirror.

Well designed with adjustable contour seats, tilt steering wheel and 6 oversized cup holders for hours of comfortable trail riding.

Cab also includes a built in dual glove box and under seat driver bin. Plus, a flip up passenger seat combined with in floor D rings allows you to configure the cab to your needs.

You’ll have plenty of options for charging/plugging in lights, speakers, whip lights, and other equipment as the Polaris Pulse Electrical System includes a 6-position under hood busbar and a 6-position roof busbar as well as an in-dash SAE charge port.

This strong, trail ready build includes:

  • Full body skid plate
  • Tough 29″ 8-ply Armor X-Terrain tires
  • Extra beefy front bumper
  • Polaris HD 4,500 lb synthetic rope winch with auto stop and wireless remote
  • 2,500 lb towing
  • 1,500 lb payload capacity
  • 13″ ground clearance
  • Front and rear dual A-arms with 11″ travel

Polaris Ranger Crew XP 1000 NorthStar Edition

6 Seat Side By Side: Polaris Ranger Crew XP 1000 NorthStar Edition Ultimate

6 Seat SxS For Work & Trail

Yamaha Viking VI EPS

6 Seat Side By Side: Yamaha Viking VI EPS

Starts @ $14,800

  • Engine: 686cc, liquid-cooled SOHC 4-stroke, 4 valves
  • Horsepower: NA

With a class leading 115.7″ wheelbase as well as a best in class interior space, this SxS can easily accommodate 6.

All six seats include a padded head rest. Front and rear middle seats are set slightly back for added comfort for all passengers and the driver.

You’ll be ready for work with a rear steel cargo dump bed that has a load capacity of 600 lbs. Plus, with a tow capacity of 2,500 lbs, you’ll have plenty of power for a work trailer.

And although this 6 seat side by side was designed primarily as a work vehicle, it’s still plenty capable as a fun day tripper.

A steel skid plate and 11.4″ of ground clearance help reduce damage from rocks and debris.

Designed with a large capacity air intake system for peak engine performance with an under seat tool-free air filter that is easy to access and service. Engine is also conveniently located with easy access under the lift bed.

Noise and vibration measures are in place for a smooth quiet ride, including a strong rubber mat for the bed that helps reduce both.

Yamaha Viking VI EPS

Yamaha Viking VI EPS
Viking VI EPS Ranch Edition

CF Moto UFORCE 1000 XL

6 Seat Side By Side: CF Moto UFORCE 1000 XL

Starts @ $14,500

  • Engine: 963cc, V-twin, liquid cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 8-valve
  • Horsepower: 79

A front center console with built in drink holders folds up to a bench seat with seating for 3. Combined with the rear bench seat, this SxS has room for 6.

This large crew cab is primarily a work vehicle, but is ready to pull double duty on family friendly trail rides.

Get stuff done with a 1000 lb nitrogen gas assist rear dump box. Deploy the 3,500 lb winch for when the mud gets deep. Winch includes a wireless remote control for safe, convenient operation.

27″ CST Stag tires with .78″ non-directional tread are good overall performers. Big tires and arched A arms both help to gain 12″ of ground clearance. And, for added security, full bottom skid plates keep your undercarriage well protected.

You can never have too much storage. So, CF Moto delivers with several large, enclosed storage bins including a handy removeable under seat toolbox.

A 2″ hitch rated to 2,000 lbs makes pulling a trailer or farm/homestead implements easy.

CF Moto UFORCE 1000 XL

CF Moto UFORCE 1000 XL

Feature image by Can Am

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