HUNTING's Best ATVs of 2013

HUNTING's Best ATVs of 2013

We're always on the lookout for the next perfect hunting spot. That usually means traveling farther from the truck or camp cabin, but there is only so far you can travel on foot, especially when it comes time to pack out game. An ATV can greatly extend your hunting range. They can be a hunting buddy, pack mule and even rescue team, all in one well-equipped and supremely capable machine. Each year brings a new crop of models, and through diligent testing, hopefully we can steer you in the right direction.

We've also included a few of the best UTVs for 2013, which aren't quite as maneuverable as an ATV but add plenty of versatility. UTVs can typically haul up to six hefty hunters and a mountain of gear in the rear cargo bed. They're not quite as fast as an ATV, but with a fully automatic transmission they make up for it with superior torque and towing capability. Selecting the right machine comes down to your preference of features, capabilities and price. Here's a rundown of the best ATVs and UTVs to help make your decision as easy as possible.

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