2017 Polaris RZR XP Turbo EPS vs Can-Am Maverick X3 X rs

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2017 Polaris RZR XP Turbo EPS – The last few months have ushered in a news UTV innovative enough to make your head spin. We have seen a completely new manufacturers entering the game, the flagship model to get some significant upgrades and more than a few machines are completely new to the market. Perhaps the two machines to collect the sensation of fans is the all new Can-Am Maverick x3 and upgrade the Polaris RZR XP Turbo. In fact, we surveyed you, our readers, to which engine you prefer and as of press time, Maverick X3 is leading by more than double the support.

Can-Am blow the lid off the industry in mid August with the release of a triple-cylinder, 154 horsepower X3 Maverick with 24 inches of suspension travel devouring desert. X3 proved to be the next level in terms of design, suspension and power, and with Polaris in the middle of a recall on Turbo models, the tide appears to be shifting in favor of this Can-Am.

2017 Polaris RZR XP Turbo EPS vs Can-Am Maverick X3 X rs
2017 Polaris RZR XP Turbo EPS vs Can-Am Maverick X3 X rs

Never to be outdone, while Polaris fans are still scratching their heads about the absence of the Turbo models in the 2017 lineup, and only a few days after the announcement of the withdrawal of the solution to the Polaris drop bombs on unsuspecting industry; bomb 168-horsepower, to be exact.

While it is clear that each of these machines are designed to take the aim on the other hand, they are not as similar as we see some of the kingpin of each manufacturer in the past. Each has a “bag of tricks” itself so to speak, and we love to dive and show you just what each brings to the table.

2017 Polaris RZR XP Turbo EPS vs Can-Am Maverick X3 X rs – Engine

2017 Can-Am Maverick X3 X rs is a completely new vehicle from the powerplant to the chassis on the suspension. Its turbocharged three-cylinder Rotax ACE (Advance Combustion Efficiency) engine puts out 154 horsepower and is equipped with an integrated intercooler and high performance Donaldson air filter. Having had the opportunity to witness firsthand, just press the start button will tell you that the powerplant is unlike anything Can-Am had been established earlier.

Transmission of all that turbocharged horsepower to the ground is the Can-Am’s shiftless transmission QRS-X. The Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) maintain pressure on the belt so there is no lag and no interruption in power delivery.

While RZR XP Turbo retains many characteristics of the same design as the previous model, engine output High Prostar 925cc which puts a surprising 168 horsepower. Thats 14 more horsepower than the X3 and gains 24 horsepower more than the previous Turbo models XP. Polaris has been trying hard to show that this is not only a more powerful engine stuffed into the chassis XP Turbo earlier, citing all the new cooling system, larger radiator and includes a new clutch as several key upgrades. driveline also undergone some upgrades to handle all that extra horsepower, starting with the all new, powerful drive belt and reinforced rear axle half.

2017 Polaris RZR XP Turbo EPS vs Can-Am Maverick X3 X rs
2017 Polaris RZR XP Turbo EPS vs Can-Am Maverick X3 X rs

Ministry suspension is where the two engines really started to separate. While XP Turbo retains the same 16 inches in front and 18 inches in the rear as the previous Turbo models, Maverick X3 X rs┬ácomes with a staggering 22 inches in front and 24 inches in the rear. Almost “other worldly” for UTV and a little reminiscent of a sand car. Also new for X3 is the inclusion of such a trophy truck left arm 4 link rear suspension (dubbed TTX) in place torsional oblique arm suspension that we have seen at Maverick models for several years. Because these machines are purpose built for the dunes and desert, suspension arms askew will likely welcome improvement to the audience desert.

While RZR XP Turbo retains many characteristics of the same design as the previous model, engine output High Prostar 925cc which puts a surprising 168 horsepower. Thats 14 more horsepower than the X3 and gains 24 horsepower more than the previous Turbo models XP. Polaris has been trying hard to show that this is not only a more powerful engine stuffed into the chassis XP Turbo earlier, citing all the new cooling system, larger radiator and includes a new clutch as several key upgrades. driveline also undergone some upgrades to handle all that extra horsepower, starting with the all new, powerful drive belt and reinforced rear axle half.

Ministry suspension is where the two engines really started to separate. While XP Turbo retains the same 16 inches in front and 18 inches in the rear as the previous Turbo models, Can-Am Maverick X3 X rs comes with a staggering 22 inches in front and 24 inches in the rear. Almost “other worldly” for UTV and a little reminiscent of a sand car. Also new for X3 is the inclusion of such a trophy truck left arm 4 link rear suspension (dubbed TTX) in place torsional oblique arm suspension that we have seen at Maverick models for several years. Because these machines are purpose built for the dunes and desert, suspension arms askew will likely welcome improvement to the audience desert.

Both machines include front and rear sway bars to help them stay planted and both utilize internal bypass shocks by FOX Podium adjustable rebound and compression. The RZR using 2.5 version with piggyback arranged on the front and remote reservoir on rear while X3 2.5 piggyback shock front and the large 3.0 remote reservoir shock at the rear.

2017 Polaris RZR XP Turbo EPS vs Can-Am Maverick X3 X rs – Features

Thanks to all the new suspension 2017 Can-Am Maverick X3 X rs features the highest ground clearance in its class at 15 inches to 13.5 inches RZR. Thirty-inch Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 tires on rims 14 inches all the way around to contribute as well. 2017 Polaris RZR XP Turbo EPS equipped with the tried and true 29-inch Maxxis Bighorn same tires that can be found in other previous and RZR Turbo 1000 models.

2017 Polaris RZR XP Turbo EPS vs Can-Am Maverick X3 X rs
2017 Polaris RZR XP Turbo EPS vs Can-Am Maverick X3 X rs

Both machines include front and rear sway bars to help them stay planted and both utilize internal bypass shocks by FOX Podium adjustable rebound and compression. The Polaris RZR XP Turbo EPS using 2.5 version with piggyback arranged on the front and remote reservoir on rear while X3 2.5 piggyback shock front and the large 3.0 remote reservoir shock at the rear.

Thanks to all the new suspension Can-Am Maverick X3 X rs features the highest ground clearance in its class at 15 inches to 13.5 inches RZR. Thirty-inch Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 tires on rims 14 inches all the way around to contribute as well. XP Turbo features the same tried and true.