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#1 DO DO

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Posted 17 July 2020 - 05:05 PM

Looking at buying a new 2021 Maverick Sport 1000. No Dps ( power Steering) and 75 hp vice 100 hp. Do I need power steering and will it be under powered at 75 hp? I can save $2000 min buying the base model?

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Posted 17 July 2020 - 05:39 PM

I've had two SxS......One without EPS and one with.....I wouldn't have one without ever again .  B)


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Posted 17 July 2020 - 06:13 PM

That’s what I’ve been hear unfortunately. I did hear someone say that no power steering gives you a better feel.

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Posted 17 July 2020 - 06:18 PM

Unless your in the twisty wood's and rock trails .  B)


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Posted 18 July 2020 - 12:04 AM

i had a rzr 900S w/o power steering, i liked it a lot. if your gonna use it as a golf cart then i’d get power steering, trail riding it’s definitely not necessary.

The amount of power you need is dependent on where you ride, if your in the woods then a 75-100 hp machine is more than adequate, the guys in the dunes need all the power they can get.


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Posted 18 July 2020 - 06:04 AM

I would be using it mostly on logging roads.

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Posted 18 July 2020 - 06:19 AM

I never owned a SxS but had 3 canam ATV's. 2 with power and 1 without. I wont own one without it and here is my reasons.

 

If running lodging roads at speeds , no issue and no need for it. Where it is nice is when you get into the woods or tight trails. 

These machines are not light weight and sometimes turning them is harder.

 

I always used to run mine machine on the minimum setting as I liked the feel and my wife liked to run hers on maximum. Towards the end of a long day and when we decided to play in the mud or tight trails I would switch mine to maximum.



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Posted 18 July 2020 - 08:27 AM

Owned several atv's with and without power steering.  Would never own one without power steering again.  Much safer traveling at higher speeds.  Pretty much eliminates bump steer.  Much easier on the arms and shoulders after a long day of riding.  I have put 150 miles on an atv in a day.  When you get into rocky, rutted, or twisty areas power steering shines.



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Posted 18 July 2020 - 02:50 PM

All depends on how long you'll keep it, got 'a think about reseal or trade-in value without it. Myself I need it with the Tracks in the winter, but in the summer it's nice too. 



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Posted 19 July 2020 - 07:29 AM

My dad bought a mav trail last year. He's got the 1000dps as the 1000r isn't offered in the trail. The 1000 moves the trail really good, top speed is about 70. The 1000r is supposed to be quite a bit faster, but a little louder and gets way worse gas mileage. I would get the 1000r and definitely DPS. Other thing to consider does the base come with doors? On the trail you had to get the dps model to get doors.

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Posted 19 July 2020 - 10:50 AM

1000 Without Dps has full doors. I am leaning towards no Dps or power steering and 75 hp if I can talk myself into spending 20 k for a toy.

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Posted 20 July 2020 - 08:05 AM

Just a long term thought...those with no power steering will have lower resale/trade in value.



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Posted 28 July 2020 - 06:14 PM

Ok does anyone have experience or owned a Polaris Razor 1000s I can save near $3000 over Can Am.

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Posted 28 July 2020 - 08:39 PM

Ok does anyone have experience or owned a Polaris Razor 1000s I can save near $3000 over Can Am.

Check out the posts by Moparman on this page. Its discussing a Defender vs a Ranger, but its also Can Am vs Poo.

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Posted 29 July 2020 - 08:49 AM

Got the PS on my Xxc850 and couldn't imagine another quad that size without it.  I imagine a sxs would benefit even more.






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