The Suzuki brand introduced the first 4-wheel ATV back in 1983 and since then it is very famous in the field of quad bikes and infect it is among the Top Ten Quad Bike Brands in the World. The KingQuad lineup of Suzuki is very famous for its outstanding performance and agility. The new 2018 Suzuki KingQuad 500AXi Power Steering Utility ATV is another impressive quad bike containing the latest technology. It has the ability to tackle all kinds of tough trials and obstacles. The new electronic power steering system reduces the turning effort and damps vibration to the rider. The use of latest power plant ensure to have the precise Suzuki fuel injection system with twin iridium spark plugs for easy starting, better fuel efficiency, and low emissions. The review of new 2018 Suzuki KingQuad 500AXi Power Steering Utility ATV with its price and specifications are given below.
2018 Suzuki KingQuad 500AXi Power Steering Utility ATV – Features and Price
The new 2018 Suzuki KingQuad 500AXi Power Steering Utility ATV features the powerful 493 cc SOHC, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that contains the four-stroke technology. This engine has the ability to deliver the wide powerband with strong top-end power. The cylinder is canted forward to achieve the lower center of gravity that results in reduced engine height with low seat height. The engine contains the counter balancer shaft for smoother operation. The new and compact 4-valve cylinder head uses the large intake valves with straight intake ports for superb cylinder charging efficiency.
The lightweight aluminum cylinder features the latest SCEM (Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material) coating for efficient heat transfer and ring sealing that results in better combustion chamber efficiency. The latest Suzuki Fuel Injection enhances the throttle response and fuel efficiency plus it also deliver the consistent power across the entire rev-range improving the engine starting in all conditions. The use of high capacity aluminum radiator with the larger diameter thermostatically controlled cooling fan gives the stable engine operating temperature.
The QuadMatic CVT-type automatic transmission gives the convenience and versatility with the fender-attached gate-type shifter high or low range selection. There is an advanced engine braking system that reduces the free-wheeling with the throttle off and it also helps in controlling the vehicle during steep descents.
The compact, slip and strong torque-sensing limited-slip front differential offers the best and potent traction and light steering experience. An all-new differential-lock system ensure to have a greater four-wheel-drive traction. The new handlebar-attached push-button control lets the rider to have an easy selection between 2WD, 4WD and differential-lock 4WD. There is an override button as well on the left handlebar, which is very helpful in overriding the normal speed limiter when ATV got stuck in the mud.
The new 2018 Suzuki KingQuad 500AXi Power Steering Utility ATV comes with amazing features of power steering that ensure to have reduced effort for steering for increased rider comfort. The latest polyethylene skid plates have been used for the protection with minimal resistance over rocks and rough terrain. An all-new durable plastic guards protect the front and rear half shafts. There is an advanced electric power steering system that ensures to have light steering with more responsive handling better than 2017 Suzuki KingQuad 500AXi Power Steering. The stylish bodywork contains the high-clearance fenders that guarantee to have great protection for the rider from flying debris. The new refined panels simplify the needs of maintenance and regular oil level checks.
There is an all-new fully independent, A-arm/I-beam rear suspension containing the wheel travel of 7.7 inches that comes with the large diameter shock absorber with 5-way spring preload adjustment and large diameter rear sway-bar. An all-new dual hydraulic front disc brakes with the sealed multi-plate rear braking system have been used in new 2018 Suzuki KingQuad 500AXi Power Steering Utility ATV. The rear brake’s clutch type design ensures to have high durability, low unsprung weight, and low maintenance. The new 25 inches of Carlisle tires ensure to have higher traction and they are attached on the lightweight but strong aluminum wheels. An all-new Suzuki’s plush T-shaped seat provides an ultimate rider mobility during difficult terrain riding.
The new 2018 Suzuki KingQuad 500AXi Power Steering Utility ATV features the strong steel-tube cargo racks that contains wrinkle paint finish for durability and is scratch resistance. The protection is being ensured by using the full floorboards and raised footpegs. The dual headlights of 35 W have been used that provides distinctive appearance to the new 2018 Suzuki KingQuad 500AXi Power Steering Utility ATV. These headlights are responsible for the better visibility at night while the bright tail light helps in making the ATV visible in dark and night conditions like in 2018 Suzuki KingQuad 500AXi. The standard tow hitch gives full advantage of the ATV’s robust towing capacity. The latest winch-ready mounts are wire conduit that makes the winch installation simple. The instrumentation cluster of new 2018 Suzuki KingQuad 500AXi Power Steering Utility ATV contains the LCD readouts for speedometer, hour meter, clock and much more.
There is the high-output of three-phase charging system from 18-amp maintenance-free battery for abundant power for easy starting and accessory use. The new sealed 12V accessory outlet comes as standard. The fuel tank has the larger fuel carrying capacity of 17.5 liters and it is positioned very carefully to achieve lower center of gravity. It also contains the new vacuum-operated petcock with the ratchet-style filler cap. The large and incredibly designed 2.8-liter water-resistant front storage compartment contains an easy access screw-on cap. There are number of Suzuki Genuine Accessories available for those who want to customize their ATV according to their own preferences. This quad bike comes with the limited warranty of 12-months only. It is recommended for the 16 years or above riders.
2018 Suzuki KingQuad 500AXi Power Steering Utility ATV – Price
The new 2018 Suzuki KingQuad 500AXi Power Steering Utility ATV comes with the price of $8,299 only.
2018 Suzuki KingQuad 500AXi Power Steering Utility ATV – Technical Specifications
|Engine||493 cc (30.8 cubic inch) Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, OHC single cylinder|
|Bore x Stroke||87.5 mm x 82 mm (3.445 inches x 3.228 inches)|
|Compression Ratio||10.0: 1|
|Fuel System||Suzuki electronic fuel injection|
|Transmission||Automatic variable ratio (V-belt), with high/low-range, and reverse|
|Suspension Front||Independent, double wishbone, coil spring, oil damped with five-way preload adjustable shock absorbers|
|Suspension Rear||Independent, double wishbone, coil spring, oil damped with five-way preload adjustable shock absorbers|
|Brakes Front||Disc brake, twin rotors|
|Brakes Rear||Sealed oil-bathed multi-disc|
|Tires Front||AT25 x 8-12, tubeless type x 2|
|Tires Rear||AT25 x 10-12, tubeless type x 2|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||4.6 US gal. (17.5 L)|
|Color||Terra Green and Flame Red|
|Ignition||Electronic ignition (transistorized)|
|Headlight||12V 35/35W (HS1) × 2|
|Tail Light||12V 21/5W|
|Overall Length||83.3 inches (2115 mm)|
|Overall Width||47.6 inches (1210 mm)|
|Overall Height||50.6 inches (1285 mm)|
|Wheelbase||50.6 inches (1285 mm)|
|Ground Clearance||10.2 inches (260 mm)|
|Seat Height||36.2 inches (920 mm)|
|Curb Weight||661 lbs. (300 kg.)|
|Warranty||12-month, unlimited mileage, limited warranty|
|Extensions||Coverage extension and additional benefits are available|
This article is about the review of new 2018 Suzuki KingQuad 500AXi Power Steering Utility ATV and it covered under www.bikescatalog.com. It features the powerful engine that has the ability to deliver the massive amount of torque and acceleration. The latest power steering system allows the rider to have better and easy handling experience under all conditions. The large fuel tank ensures to have larger distance ride while it is positioned carefully for the lower center of gravity. The tires give ultimate traction while the braking system ensures to have powerful braking force when needed. The new 2018 Suzuki KingQuad 500AXi Power Steering Utility ATV is an ideal quad bike for those who spend most of their time on ATV’s but also prefer to have easy handling experience.