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Honda Reveals 2019 Side-by-Side Models

2019 Honda Pioneer 700 4 Red

The announcement comes shortly after Honda’s manufacturing plant, Honda of South Carolina Mfg., Inc. (HSC), celebrated its 20th anniversary of producing Honda powersports products. Located in Timmonsville, South Carolina, and driven by the widespread success of Honda’s side-by-side and ATV lines, HSC has twice been named S.C. Large Manufacturer of the Year and, together with Honda, remains committed to the principles upon which the company was founded: to be a leader in the industry and improve people’s lives through mobility and by having a positive impact on the local economy.

“It’s exciting to announce the return of Honda’s rugged and fun side-by-sides and ATVs as we celebrate 20 years of producing Honda Powersports products at Honda of South Carolina,” said Lee Edmunds, American Honda’s Manager of Motorcycle Marketing Communications. “Together with HSC, Honda is proud to bring so many capable and versatile machines to the market, and we look forward to doing so for years to come.”

Pioneer 1000

The industry’s benchmark multipurpose side-by-side boasts the market’s only six-speed automatic Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) gearbox. Two limited-edition versions come with I-4WD, featuring brake traction control combined with a torque biasing limited-slip front differential, which provides the tractive force of a locking differential but with reduced steering effort and kickback, delivering excellent traction on a wide range of challenging surfaces, along with a more relaxed driving experience. Alongside the I-4WD system, the LE models offer hill-start assist, electronic brake force distribution, and many additional upgrades to improve suspension performance, protection, convenience, and style.

  • Colors
    • Pioneer 1000-5 LE: Matte Silver
    • Pioneer 1000-5 Deluxe: Honda Phantom Camoยฎ, Red, Black Metallic
    • Pioneer 1000-5: Red, Olive
    • Pioneer 1000 LE: Matte Silver
    • Pioneer 1000 EPS: Honda Phantom Camo, Red, Active Yellow
    • Pioneer 1000: Red, Olive, Active Yellow
  • Price: Starting at $14,699
  • Availability: October 2018
  • Info: https://powersports.honda.com/pioneer/1000/home.aspx
2019 Honda Pioneer 700 Deluxe Pearl Orange

2019 Honda Pioneer 700 Deluxe Pearl Orange

Pioneer 700

The popular, midsize Pioneer 700 lineup includes two Deluxe models that boast aluminum wheels, electric power steering, and color-matched suspension springs, as well as a fully automatic transmission with a manual mode and painted plastic for a bright, durable finish. The two four-seater Pioneer 700 models boast QuickFlipโ„ข seating, allowing the two rear seats to fold into the bed.

  • Colors
    • Pioneer 700-4 Deluxe: Honda Phantom Camo, Diver Blue
    • Pioneer 700-4: Red
    • Pioneer 700 Deluxe: Honda Phantom Camo, Pearl Orange
    • Pioneer 700: Olive
  • Price: Starting at $10,799
  • Availability: October 2018
  • Info: https://powersports.honda.com/pioneer/700/home.aspx
2019 Honda Pioneer 500 Honda Phantom Camo

2019 Honda Pioneer 500 Honda Phantom Camo

Pioneer 500

The industry’s top-selling entry side-by-side is suitable for both beginners and experts. It boasts a longitudinally mounted four-stroke engine allows for efficient power transfer, an automatic five-speed gearbox with manual mode. Compact in design to fit easily in garages, full-size pick-up-truck beds, and narrow trails, the Pioneer 500 nonetheless has an ample 8.5-inch ground clearance and 450-pound payload capacity.

ABOUT AMERICAN HONDA
American Honda Motor Co., Inc., is the sole distributor of Honda motorcycles, scooters, ATVs and Side-by-Sides in the U.S. American Honda’s Motorcycle Division conducts the sales, marketing and operational activities for these products through independent authorized Honda retail dealers. For more information on Honda products, go to powersports.honda.com.

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