Quality All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Manufacturers

by Jean Harris

This list of companies that manufacture ATVs is a good starting point for researching your next ATV purchase or finding parts and service. There are additional companies who outsource ATV parts for use on many brands but these do not offer a full ready built ATV and so are not included in this ATV manufacturer’s list. Manufacturing plants where ATVs are re-branded by their distributor and parts are interchangeable can sometimes pose service problems later on. These are the official websites for each ATV brand.

Update: We took a poll to see which brand was best, here are the results. The following list of ATV manufacturers consists of established ATV brands in the industry with an overall positive manufacturing and product feedback.

Arctic Cat – Arctic Cat is an ATV and Snowmobile manufacturer with an extensive product line in North America. The company was founded in 1960 and is based in Thief River Falls, Minnesota.

Can-Am – Can-Am is a motorcycle production Division of BRP, Bombardier Recreational Products, a Canadian corporation. They also produce a popular series of All Terrain Vehicles.

Honda Powersports – Honda produces one of the largest selections of popular ATVs and is active in the racing scene. The powersports division of Honda Motors is a small part of a global automotive company with a proven track record of excellence.

Kawasaki ATVs – Kawasaki is a Japan based multinational company with products in many different markets including aerospace, motorcycles, ships and heavy equipment, but we love them for the quads!

Kymco – KYMCO, or Kwang Yang Motor Co Ltd, is a Taiwanese manufacture of motor scooters, motorcycles and ATVs with worldwide distribution. Kymco was founded in 1963 after splitting from Honda where they originally made parts for Honda.

Polaris – Polaris Industries is an American manufacturer of snowmobiles, ATVs, and electric vehicles. Polaris is based in Minneapolis in the city of Minnesota, USA.

Suzuki – Suzuki Motor Corporation is a Japanese multinational corporation headquartered in Minami-ku, Hamamatsu, Japan, which specializes in manufacturing automobiles, four-wheel drive vehicles, motorcycles and of course All Terrain Vehicles.

Yamaha – Yamaha Motor Company Limited is a Japanese manufacturer of motorcycles, marine products such as boats and outboard motors, and we love them for their ATVs too.

KTM – A relatively newer player on the ATV scene but with a fast growing reputation. KTM-Sportmotorcycle AG is an Austrian motorcycle manufacturer, which was formed in 1992 but traces its foundation as early as in 1934. In 1992 the company was spun off from its parent company KTM when it ran into financial troubles.

Popular ATV Models by Brand Manufacturer

Youth ATVs Sport ATVs Utility ATVs
Arctic Cat ATVs
  • 50 DVX
  • 90 DVX
  • 300 DVX
  • Thundercat
  • Arctic Cat H1
Can-Am ATVs
  • DS Mini
  • DS 250
  • DS 450
  • DS 650
  • Renegade 500
  • Renegade 800
  • Outlander 400
  • Outlander 500
  • Outlander 650
  • Outlander 800
Honda ATVs
  • TRX 90
  • TRX450R
  • TRX700
  • 250EX
  • 300 EX
  • 400EX
  • Foreman
  • Rancher
  • Recon
  • Rincon
  • Rubicon
Kawasaki ATVs
  • KFX50
  • KFX90
  • KFX400
  • KFX450R
  • KFX700
  • Bayou
  • Brute Force 650
  • Brute Force 750
  • Prairie
Kymco ATVs
  • Kymco mini
  • Kymco Mongoose
  • Kymco MXU
Polaris ATVs
  • Polaris 50
  • Polaris 90
  • Outlaw 450 MXR
  • Outlaw 500
  • Outlaw 525
  • Scrambler
  • Big Boss
  • Sportsman 300
  • Sportsman 400
  • Sportsman 500
  • Sportsman 550
  • Sportsman 800
  • Sportsman 850 XP
Suzuki ATVs
  • Z50
  • Z90
  • LTR450
  • QuadRacer 250
  • Quadzilla
  • Z250
  • Z400
  • Eiger
  • KingQuad
  • Ozark
Yamaha ATVs
  • Mini Grizzly
  • Mini Raptor
  • Raptor 50
  • Raptor 90
  • Banshee
  • Blaster
  • Raptor
  • Warrior
  • Wolverine
  • YFZ 450
  • Grizzly 350
  • Grizzly 450
  • Grizzly 550
  • Grizzly 700
  • Big Bear 400
  • Big Bear 250
  • Rhino
  • KTM Dirtbike
Other ATVs
  • Kazuma
  • 3 wheel scooter

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