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Suzuki King quad 500 VS Yamaha Grizzly 550 VS Arctic cat 550?

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Default Suzuki King quad 500 VS Yamaha Grizzly 550 VS Arctic cat 550?

What do you recommend? I am looking for either the Suzuki King quad 500 or the 750, Grizzly 550 or the Arctic cat 550. I have never test rode the king quad, but i have tried a grizzly 550 and a 700 they are very good to ride.. and i have never tried a arctic cat.. So what do you guys recommend? Im gonna do a bit of trail riding, a bit of hard terrain and plowing in the winter, a bit of hauling, basicly everything u can do with an atv...
 
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Hard call they all have the same major features, IRS,EFI,Low range, and true AWD diff lockers. I would go with the one with the best price myself or largest gas tank because range means alot for the type of riding I do with no gas stations around for miles.

It would also matter if one came with a winch stock and the other does not. There is a guy in our group with a 2001 500 AC and he never seems to have any troubles.
 
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Who of those got the best reliability?
 
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Really there all good, our spring and fall fishing trips has a dozen people in it and has been going on for 12 years. We have to carry everthing in with ATVs, no 4wd truck can get to our spots. These ATVs are loaded heavy and have to go 20 miles down a rugged trail. (see my pics)

I have seen every make of utility 4wd ATV and they all have no complaints.

Never seen one get towed out even the ones we drowned rode out on there own. LOL
 
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I had a 2005 arctic cat 500 and it was a awesome atv! Very reliable as well, put over 1000km on it and had no issues what so ever. if i were you i would go with the arctic cat 550
 
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All good quads. Have a little seat time on the Grizzly 550 and it's a great all around package. So is the Suzuki. Don't know much at all about ACs but have seen plenty of them on the trails too. If you can take each for a test ride go for it. See which feels right for you.
 
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