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Three of the UTVs in our UTV challenge.

Grainews’ toughest UTV evaluations yet

Real-world testing shows each has its own design advantages

At Grainews, we’re no strangers to doing practical equipment evaluations. Over the years, we’ve put a host of machines through tests that measure how well they can perform the typical work they’d be put to on farms. This year, we were at it again. We took a group of side-by-side UTVs and put them through […] Read more

Grainews went to Texas to field test the 2020 model year line of Defender UTVs.

Reviewing Can-Am’s newest Defender models

We put the capabilities of the Defender Max and Pro HD10s to the test

Nearly every prairie farm has at least one ATV or UTV kicking around the farmyard. And the odds are that machine or pair of them gets used more than any other piece of equipment in the farm fleet. Can-Am, a division of Quebec-based BRP (Bombardier Recreational Products), has recognized that a growing chunk of the […] Read more


Grainews went to snowy Quebec this past winter to test Can Am’s two track systems for ATVs and UTVs.

Track options

Can Am now offers two track modules for its ATVs and UTVs

For producers who want to expand the capabilities of their on-farm ATV or UTV, Can Am thinks it has the perfect solution: tracks. Not too long ago the brand introduced its “four season” Apache 360 and longer-track version the 360LT line of all-season track modules, which will work on its Outlander ATVs and Defender UTV. […] Read more

A new Defender joints the Can-Am lineup.

Can-Am expands its lineup

New offerings 
include another 
side-by-side and 
6x6 models

BRP announced it has expanded its Can-Am line of Defender side-by-side UTVs, adding another model, the new HD5, with what the brand calls a “mid-sized” engine. “The 2017 Can-Am Defender HD5 side-by-side vehicle provides full-size functionality and unmatched versatility at an attractive price point,” explained Marc-André Dubois, the brand’s global Marketing director, in a press release. […] Read more