2018 Yamaha Viking VI EPS Ranch Edition Review – There are many utility vehicles on the market. Some serve a purpose well, others not so much. But when we first took a look at the 2017 edition of the new Viking VI EPS Ranch Edition, we were pretty sure that we saw the winner.
2018 Yamaha Viking VI EPS Ranch Edition Side-by-Side (SxS) right in the harvest season and hunting season. With upscale cabin space, comfort and coupled with superior handling and off-road capabilities, Viking is the toughest and toughest utility-based vehicle that is also fun to drive.
For 2018, along with the new Yamaha Viking VI premium, all Viking VI models receive several updates including smoother and quieter cabins, additional rider comforts, and reinforced chassis resulting in the most seamless work, the strongest veteran But in Yamaha grow. SxS Real World Tough line of vehicles.
2018 Yamaha Viking VI EPS Ranch Edition – Engine
The Yamaha Viking VI EPS Ranch Edition this model is powered by a 4-valve, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 686cc engine, placing it in the displacement class, the 10.0: 1 compression ratio is almost equal to the average Side by Side utility. A higher compression ratio is desirable because this means the machine can do the same amount of work with less fuel, leading to increased efficiency and power for a given engine size; High compression ratio shows high performance.
The standard electronic fuel injection makes the engine more power efficient and efficient by automatically mixing the amount of air and fuel, but this happens with the cost of mechanical simplicity, and can lead to further maintenance on the road.
4.02in baling cylinder and 3.31 stroke make this machine oversquare, it means more powerful than the same sized engine with smaller bore. The Viking VI EPS Ranch Edition comes standard with a 4-speed automatic transmission featuring automatic clutch. Engine braking is also included for better speed control, especially when dropping steep terrain. The shaft end drive moves power to the axle. Add power steering and differential locking to the mix and you have one maneuverable vehicle!
- Torquey 700-Class Engine
Yamaha Viking VI EPS Ranch Edition is equipped with a powerful Yamaha 686cc engine with a wide and usable powerband. The liquid coolant provides consistent performance, four valve heads with 10.0: 1 compression producing the optimum torque for almost all workloads, and a 30% fuel efficiency increase compared to the design of two comparable valves.
- Yamaha Fuel Injection
Electronic fuel injection ensures peak performance in almost conditions and altitudes, along with instantaneous cooling and smooth response
- Efficient Intake System
The large capacity air intake system contributes to the overall engine power development. The air injection system burns unburned elements in the exhaust, thereby reducing emissions even further.
- Case Drive Clean
The specially designed drive air intake helps prevent overheating and helps keep water and dirt from entering the drive case.
- Gated Shifter
Conveniently mounted secured lever (L / H / N / R) provides a simple Ultramatic transmission operation.
2018 Yamaha Viking VI EPS Ranch Edition – Features
The 2018 Yamaha Viking VI EPS Ranch Edition four-wheel drive (4×4) is present in this standard Yamaha, sending power to all 4 wheels when needed for attraction and better stability. 4WD is automated, making it comfortable and good for beginners, although it does not have absolute control provided by the manual part-time system. The front differential key makes the Viking VI EPS Ranch Edition stable in uneven terrain by preventing the wheels with less attraction / not free.
The engine braking system (EBS) allows a safe derivative down a steep hill at a very low speed. Viking features independent double wishbone and rear suspension. At the front and rear, the ride is 8.1 in.
- Room for six
This 6-occupant engine achieves the comfort of the driver and passengers with an upscale 115.6-inch base that smooths the ride and allows the best interior space. The interior front and rear seats are offset, like a central headrests, allowing it to be unparalleled. Central passenger comfort and comfort. All passengers have 3-point seatbelts for ride comfort, and wide noise and vibration reduction measures provide a smooth and quiet ride.
- Torquey 700-Class Engine
Yamaha Viking VI EPS Ranch Edition is ready to conquer whatever happens with the 686cc fuel, liquid-cooled, fuel injection, powerful SOHC power plant. This engine produces strong low-end acceleration and pulls hard through the rpm range to provide excellent power to complete the work or when crashing the path.
- High Volume Intake
2018 Yamaha Viking VI EPS Ranch Edition has a large air intake system that improves overall engine performance. Air purifier boxes are easily accessible from inside the cabin to improve serviceability.
- Responsive and Reliable Ultramatic® Transmission
Ultramatic® transmission with dual-range (Hi / Lo) drives and vice versa is the most advanced drive system available. Automatic centrifugal clutch maintains constant belt tension to reduce belt wear and this system has a sprag coupling for steering wheel steering along the wheel in 4WD mode and vice versa.
- On-Command® 4WD
The industry exclusive industry exclusive Four-WD On Command system lets you quickly rotate between 2WD, 4WD limited and 4WD fully differential locked.
- Large Cabin and Cargo Capacity
The chassis design includes a convenient pass-through floor for easier on-board movement, allowing entry and exit from both sides of the vehicle. The rear cargo bed is made of steel and is designed for a reasonable load capacity of 600 pounds.
- Animal Edition feature
2018 Yamaha Viking VI EPS Ranch Edition features high quality Copper Metallic bodywork with matching brown interior, silver aluminum alloy, soft top, rearview mirror, mud flap, overfender, underwater storage, a grab bar and an aggressive frontage. Brush guard-it all ends with a unique Badging Edition Ranch.