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This industry isn’t just about fast mowers or powerful compact equipment. Sometimes you need to get from point A to point B on a job site. Check out these utility vehicles that can fill that role.

November 1, 2012
Lawn & Landscape

Club Car’s Carryall 242
The pitch: The Club Car Carryall 242 is the most compact, economical utility vehicle in the company’s history. 

  • Replaces the Carryall 232 and includes more leg room and increased comfort thanks to a shorter, more ergonomically designed dash and a spacious bench seat
  • Offers speeds of 17-19 mph.
  • Its tilting bed box carries 300 pounds and the total vehicle capacity is 800 pounds.

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Cushman LSV 800 Street-Legal Utility Vehicle

The pitch: The Cushman LSV 800 is a street-legal utility vehicle to be used for management of large grounds.

  • Has a maximum speed of 25 mph.
  • With four 12-volt deep-cycle batteries, the LSV 800’s 48-volt AC electric drivetrain can provide up to 25 miles of travel.
  • It can also be equipped with Exceed Hybrid Technology, extending range to up to 150 miles between charges.

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Husqvarna Utility Vehicle

The pitch: The Husqvarna utility vehicle HUV4421DXP is a multi-purpose machine that satisfies the requirements in forests, municipalities, industries and major gardens.

  • Powered by 20-hp Kubota diesel engine
  • All-wheel drive with automatic front and rear locking differential
  • Vehicle load capacity is 1,200 lbs. with an 800-lbs. bed capacity
  • Carries a two-year warranty

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John Deere Gator Crossover Utility Vehicles

The pitch:  The new John Deere Gator Mid-Duty XUV 550 and 550 S4 crossover utility vehicles have the ability to transport up to four people across landscapes.

  • Provides 9 in. of wheel travel, and up to 10.5 in. of ground clearance to smooth out the ride. 
  • For the 550, you can choose from either standard high back bucket seats or bench seats. The 550 S4 comes standard with two rows of bench seats.
  • Both vehicles have a top speed of 28 mph, and 4-wheel drive to quickly traverse all types of terrain. 

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Polaris GEM 2013 Models

The pitch: The Polaris GEM 2013 Models are equipped with new standard features and customization options.

  • New standard features on all 2013 GEM e2, e4, e, eS, eL and eL XD models include high-low beam headlamps for improved visibility while driving, and a day-night mirror that offers the ability to reduce reflective glare.
  • Also included are improved front brakes, suspension technology borrowed from Polaris’ powersports products, improved steering components for greater control and enhanced foot pedals.
  • GEM cars reach a top speed of 25 mph

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Terex Hydrostatic Site Dumpers
The pitch:
Designed with narrower dimensions and a tighter turning radius, the new Terex TA2H, TA2SH, TA3H and TA3SH site dumpers have enhanced maneuverability to work efficiently in tight places.

  • Terex site dumpers are perfectly matched to the bucket capacity of a mini excavator and are ideally suited for congested job sites and the rental market.
  • The new hydrostatic transmissions on these Terex dumpers drive through a new drop box and axles, providing smooth, clutch-less operation.
  • Operators can now select the dumpers’ directional drive through the steering column-mounted lever for ease of use. 

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