Following last month’s announcement of the Pioneer 1000, Honda today revealed pricing and additional specifications for the flagship side-by-side. Powered by the largest displacement engine in its class, this groundbreaking model promises to be the point of reference in the multipurpose side-by-side category, setting new benchmarks in a number of areas.
“We know how great the Pioneer 1000 performs, and the excitement from our dealers and customers in anticipation of the model’s availability reinforces the demand for a flagship side-by-side from Honda,” said Lee Edmunds, Manager of Motorcycle Marketing Communications at American Honda. “Today we confirmed pricing for all four model types, and we are excited to offer this new model at an incredible value for our customers.”
Four Pioneer 1000 models will be offered—two in the five-person configuration and two in the three-person arrangement. All Pioneer 1000s come standard with a 999cc Unicam twin-cylinder engine, six-speed fully automatic DCT with high/low sub-transmission, four-wheel drive and a four-mode differential lock. The Pioneer 1000 starts at $13,999. At $15,199, the Pioneer 1000 EPS gets Electric Power Steering, tilt steering wheel and colored body panels, as well as manual paddle-shift and sport DCT modes. The five-person Pioneer 1000-5 sells for $16,199, offering Honda’s exclusive QuickFlip convertible seating and self-leveling rear suspension, and the top-of-the-line Pioneer 1000-5 Deluxe, with an SRP of $17,199, boasts 14-inch aluminum wheels, 27-inch radial tires, colored body panels and LED headlights.
Ground clearance for the Pioneer 1000 models is 12.9-inch (12.4-inch for the Pioneer 1000-5), while curb weight varies between 1,519 lbs. for the three-person Pioneer 1000 and 1,709 lbs. for the Pioneer 1000-5 Deluxe. Full specs are available at http://powersports.honda.com/. The Pioneer 1000 lineup is scheduled to be available in dealerships starting in October.