ATV Weight Chart: How Much Does An ATV Weigh?

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The weight of an ATV is an essential factor in deciding the ATV you want to buy. Additionally, the purpose you have in mind determines the weight of the ATV you will buy. ATVs come in different weights and sizes, and you will find the one that meets your specific requirements and needs.

The dry weight of ATVs ranges from about 220 pounds to 1170 pounds. Dry weight is the ATV’s weight without any cargo, fluids, or passengers. The average weight of recreational ATVs and utility ATVs is about 700 pounds. The weight of an ATV largely depends on the size of its engine.

Finding the right ATV depends on different factors like engine power, dimensions, and weight. Before you buy an ATV, learn and understand these factors. So, sit back, relax, and have fun learning about ATV weights.

How Much Does An ATV Weigh?

When you check the weight of an ATV, the weight you always see is the dry weight. Most manufacturers use dry weight; it is the weight you see on the showroom floor, with no gasoline, oil, or other fluids in it.

Some manufacturers, like Honda, use curb weight, ready to ride, or wet weight instead. This is the weight of the ATV with all fluids, standard equipment, and a full tank of gasoline.

The weights of ATVs are determined by class; there is an average weight for each ATV class. We will look at each ATV class and their average weights.

The smallest ATVs are children’s ATVs, and they are 50cc ATVs. The lightest 50cc ATV is the Suzuki QuadSport Z50, weighing 174 pounds, and the heaviest is the Yamaha Raptor 50, which weighs 237 pounds. They have an average weight of 215 pounds. Most 50cc ATVs have a weight ranging from 210 to 225 pounds.

The average weight of 70cc ATVs is 250 pounds. The weight of many 70cc ATVs ranges from 230 pounds to 260 pounds. 70cc ATVs are mostly youth ATVs. The lightest 70cc ATV is the Kayo 70 Fox Sport, with a weight of 158.7 pounds, and the heaviest is the Polaris Outlaw 70 EFI which weighs 278 pounds.

Many popular youth ATVs are 90cc-110cc ATVs, and both ATVs have an average weight of 265 pounds. Most 90cc-110cc ATVs have a weight that ranges from 250 pounds to 260 pounds. The heaviest 90cc-110cc ATV is the AlphaSports Daisy 90, and it weighs 289 pounds. The lightest is the Bombardier DS 9, weighing 249 pounds.

Most 200cc ATVs weigh between 300 pounds to 400 pounds. The lightest is the Yamaha Blaster, and it weighs 250 pounds. The heaviest is the Polaris SawTooth, and it weighs 425 pounds.

There are 250cc ATVs, and the average weight of a 250cc ATV is 410 pounds. 250cc ATVs have a weight that ranges from 400 pounds to 440 pounds. The heaviest is the Yamaha Big Bear 250, weighing 456 pounds, and the lightest is the Honda TRX250EX, weighing 360 pounds.

The rarest class of ATVs is the 300cc ATVs. There are few 300cc ATVs, and the average 300cc ATV weighs 510 pounds. The Arctic Cat 300 is the lightest 300cc ATV, and it weighs 477 pounds. The heaviest is the Polaris Hawkeye, weighing 550 pounds. The weight of 300cc ATVs ranges from 485 to 500 pounds.

Most 350cc ATVs weigh close to 500 pounds, but the average weight is about 450 pounds. The lightest 350cc ATV is the Yamaha Raptor 350, and it weighs 375 pounds. The Arctic Cat 350 is the heaviest 350cc ATV, weighing 588 pounds. 350cc ATVs have a weight ranging from 490 to 550 pounds.

Many adult ATVs are 400cc ATVs, and the average weight is about 495 pounds. Most 400cc ATVs are within the range of 480 to 600 pounds in weight. Arctic Cat produced both the heaviest and lightest 400cc ATVs. The lightest is Sport DVX 400, and it weighs 372 pounds. The heaviest is the 400 4X4 Auto, weighing 645 pounds.

The average weight of 450cc ATVs is 520 pounds. Most 450cc ATVs are usually utility or sport ATVs. Lighter sport ATVs weigh less than 400 pounds; the lightest is the Yamaha YFZ 450, weighing 350 pounds. Moreover, the heaviest 450cc is a utility ATV, the Polaris Sportsman 450, weighing 696 pounds.

Most 500cc ATVs weigh an average of 630 pounds. However, lighter ATVs like the Polaris Predator 500 and the Polaris Outlaw 500 weigh 425 pounds and 405 pounds. The heaviest 500cc ATV is the Polaris Sportsman 500 X2 EFI, weighing 791 pounds. All Polaris Sportsman ATVs weigh more than other 500cc ATVs from other companies.

The average 650cc ATV weighs 635 pounds. However, there are 650cc ATVs that weigh less than 600 pounds, like the Bombardier DS650X, and it weighs 494 pounds. The heaviest 650cc ATV is the Arctic Cat TRV Plus, with a weight of 724 pounds.

The weight of 700cc ATVs varies. The lightest 700cc ATV is the Yamaha Raptor 700R, and it weighs 396 pounds. On the other hand, the heaviest is the Arctic Cat 700 Diesel, and it weighs 809 pounds. However, the average weight of 700cc ATVs is 645 pounds. Other 700cc ATVs have weights ranging from 500 pounds to 700 pounds.

The big ATVs are usually 800cc ATVs, and the average weight is 715 pounds. Most 800cc ATVs weigh between 650 and 750 pounds. The lightest 800cc ATV is the Bombardier Renegade 800, and it weighs 597 pounds. The heaviest is the Polaris Sportsman 800 X2 EFI, weighing 839 pounds.

The biggest ATVs are the 1000cc ATVs; they are also the most powerful ATVs. The average weight of 1000cc ATVs is 840 pounds. The lightest 1000cc ATV is the Arctic Cat 1000XT, and it weighs 772 pounds. The heaviest is the Polaris Sportsman XP 1000, weighing 927 pounds.

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ATV Weight Chart

For better clarity, we will look at some popular ATVs and their weight.

Utility ATVs

Make Dry Weight in Pounds Wet Weight in Pounds
Polaris Sportsman 6X6 570 1075
Can-Am Outlander MAX 6X6 XT 1000 1170
Polaris Sportsman 6X6 500 895

Sport ATVs

Model Dry Weight in Pounds Wet Weight in Pounds
Yamaha YFZ450R 405
Honda TRX250X 384
Yamaha Raptor 700 422
Polaris Scrambler XP 1000 745
Cam-Am Renegade 1000R 710

Recreational ATVs

Model Dry Weight in Pounds Wet Weight in Pounds
Yamaha Grizzly ESP 700 701
Honda FourTrax Foreman 500 554
Can-Am Outlander 570 704
Polaris Sportsman XP 1000 805
Honda 2018 FourTrax Rancher 420 573
Can-Am Outlander MAX XT 1000 900

Children/Youth ATVs

Model Dry Weight in Pounds Wet Weight in Pounds
Yamaha YFZ50 220
Kymco Mongoose 70S 220
Honda TRX90X 262
Polaris Outlaw 110 EFI 278
Kymco Mongoose 90S 232
Can-Am DS90X 250
Kawasaki KFX 90 267
Polaris AZE 150 EFI 556

Pros Of Having A Heavy ATV

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The major determinant of the weight of the ATV you will purchase is your intended purpose. Buying a heavy ATV has advantages over buying a lighter ATV. Some of the advantages of a heavy ATV are:

  • Heavy ATVs perform better over rough terrains than lighter ATVs.
  • Heavy ATVs have better suspension systems.
  • Heavy ATVs offer better comfort than lighter ATVs.
  • Heavy ATVs are faster and have the best acceleration.

Cons Of Having A Heavy ATV

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Heavy ATVs also have disadvantages. Everything that has pros has cons as well. Some of the disadvantages of a heavy ATV are:

  • Heavy ATVs consume more gasoline.
  • Heavy ATVs cost more than lighter ATVs.
  • Heavy ATVs are difficult to maneuver.

Final Thoughts

Choosing the right ATV weight can be overwhelming sometimes, but if you know the factors to be considered, you will have no trouble picking the right one. If you ride ATVs for fun, you probably won’t opt for a 1000cc ATV. That is completely far from your intended purpose. Choosing the perfect ATV weight should be the least of your worries as long as you know what you want to use it for.

By Shawn Manaher

Shawn Manaher loves to play with new toys and dive into new hobbies. As a serial entrepreneur, work definitely comes first but there is always room for hobbies.