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Kawasaki announces 2017 side-by-side model

The Kawasaki Mule Pro-FX side-by-side has proven to be the right tool to get the job done while also providing fun on the trails. To build its reputation and offer premium styling, Kawasaki is announcing the Ranch Edition for the 2017 model year 3-passenger Mule Pro-FX. The Ranch Edition model features premium styling cues including a durable painted Metallic Titanium hood, a two-tone seat cover embossed with the Ranch Edition logo, aluminum wheels, LED headlights, a composite sun-top and Ranch Edition badging. The Mule Pro-FX Ranch Edition comes loaded with a Warn winch, dash mounted rocker switch and corded remote control.

With the extra equipment and premium appearance, the 2017 Kawasaki Mule Pro-FX Ranch Edition stands out from pack in the utility side-by-side market while maintaining the vehicle’s very high standards of performance, comfort and durability.


  • Metallic Titanium paint finish with unique Ranch Edition badging
  • Two-tone seat cover with embossed Ranch Edition logos
  • Standard equipment 4000 lbs WARN winch with dash mounted rocker switch, corded remote control and integrated fuse kit
  • Composite sun top
  • Aluminum wheels
  • Auxiliary high-intensity LED headlights


The 3-passenger Mule Pro-FX platform is a great addition to any jobsite as it features a largest in class, steel cargo bed. The fastest Mule side x side ever with a generous 48 lb-ft of torque from its dependable 812cc engine; add that to four wheel independent suspension and wide tread stance which provide a more comfortable ride. The advanced speed-sensitive Electric Power Steering (EPS), comprehensive instrumentation and comfortable thick cushioned bench seat with three-point seatbelts for every occupant means the Mule Pro-FX is also a very capable vehicle on the trails.

The Mule Pro-FX is assembled from foreign and domestic parts at the Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp., U.S.A. (KMM) facility in Lincoln, Nebraska to be Kawasaki STRONG and backed by a factory 3-Year Limited Warranty.


  • Spacious cabin
  • Speed-sensitive Electric Power Steering (EPS) system
  • Ample leg and headroom
  • Thick-cushioned bench seat for up to three full-size adult occupants
  • Tilt-adjustable, thick grip steering wheel
  • two 12v power outlets


  • Largest cargo bed in its class. Measuring an impressive 54.1 by 53.3 by 11 inches, accommodates a standard wooden pallet (48 by 40 inches) with the tailgate closed
  • Durable diamond-plate steel cargo floor with a maximum cargo capacity of 1000 pounds (600 pound max for CA model)
  • Integrated KQR™ steel cargo rails to help secure loads and for Kawasaki Genuine Accessories
  • Integrated 2-inch hitch receiver with 2000lb towing capacity
  • Tight turning radius (16ft.)


  • Solid welded frame that optimizes lateral and torsional rigidity for comfort and durability
  • Electrical equipment mounted high in the vehicle to keep it away from elements
  • Maintenance covers that provide quick and easy access to the key service areas on the vehicle including oil level, air filter and battery without having to lift the cargo bed
  • Large diameter tubing for the A-arm design for increased durability


  • 812cc, three-cylinder DFI engine with efficient digital fuel injection
  • High-output alternator, with a maximum 75 amps output
  • Specially tuned CVT transmission provides smooth engagement when accelerating and natural engine braking to help when descending slopes
  • Switch selectable 2WD/4WD system that has a dual-mode rear differential
  • Front and rear independent suspension
  • Twin-tube, preload-adjustable shocks at each wheel
  • 2 inches ground clearance and overall length of 133.3 inches and a relatively compact 92.3-inch wheelbase.
  • Hydraulic disc brakes use 212mm rotors on all four wheels
  • Mechanical rear parking brake




Owners of the Kawasaki Mule Pro-FX Ranch Edition side x side will enjoy the opportunity to further accessorize and personalize the vehicle to accentuate their individual needs and style.

Owners wishing to accessorize the vehicle can take advantage of more than 70 Kawasaki Genuine Accessories or opt for a WARN ProVantage Plow System to tackle winter storms. Owners might also choose to provide extra protection for the vehicle, equipping it with both skid plates and brush guards.

To help protect the occupants from the elements, Kawasaki offers everything from a complete cab to hard and soft roofs, to full and half windshields as well as hard or soft cabin enclosures and doors. And all these Kawasaki Genuine Accessories were developed alongside the vehicle, for the perfect installation, fit and finish.

Mule Pro-FX owners can also choose from accessories such as an audio system, heater, bed extender, cargo divider, dual battery kit and so much more.

As an added bonus, the industry-leading Kawasaki STRONG Three-Year Limited Warranty remains intact after the purchase and installation of any Kawasaki Genuine Accessories.

Consumers interested to see how their new Mule Pro-FX vehicle will look with Kawasaki Genuine Accessories in place will now be able to build their vehicle online by adding their favorite accessories. They then have the opportunity to print their custom build list and take it to their local Kawasaki dealer to purchase the exact vehicle specification they designed. Visit www.kawasaki.com for full details.


Completing the appeal of the Mule Pro-FX is Kawasaki’s promise to keep you running STRONG with our standard Kawasaki STRONG 3-Year Limited Warranty. We don’t just want you to enjoy the King of the MULE family, we want you to live the MULE lifestyle and be inspired by its heritage: a heritage of powerful, durable, fun-to-drive utility vehicles.

MSRP: $14,999

Availability: November 2016


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