New Polaris Ranger HD1000 UTV review

By: Barry Ashenhurst

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The updated Polaris Ranger gets a shakedown from TradeFarmMachinery's quad reviewer Barry Ashenhurst.


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If you've read the full review of the revamped Polaris Ranger HD1000, now you can see Barry Ashenhurst put it to work in his video review.

The ranger gets a good report from BAZ for its smooth power delivery and manoeuvrability, but reckons a couple of small changes could bring it up a notch or two.

"This model, the HD1000, is what Polaris calls the special model variant meaning it's tougher than the US model - because Aussie farmers are tougher than American farmers," Barry says in the review.

"Lack of power from the small diesel isn't a problem on paddocks, but the little donk can run out of puff if you're climbing a steep hill with two passengers and a load on board.

"That's the downside of having conservative horsepower."

Aside from a few too many plastic parts, Baz says the Ranger is well built, so it should be worth its while on a particularly rough farm.

If you haven't already, you can read Barry's full review of the Ranger HD1000 Diesel.

 

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