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Bighorn UTV Reviews: Is this Side by Side Any Good

I have an excellent recommendation if you’re wondering about the right kind of UTV to purchase.

The Bighorn UTV might not be so popular among the many brands you might be familiar with, but its features can rival some of the best off-road UTVs today.

I share my Bighorn UTV Reviews and their specs, pros, and problems in this article.

Bighorn UTV Reviews

Bighorn UTV Reviews

The Bighorn UTV is equipped with a 28 HP engine, a 1,200 lb towing capacity, an automatic transmission, and many more, making it a perfect choice for you, especially if you are an adventurer. 

You may also like my detailed article on the  Tracker 800sx Reviews.

Bighorn UTV Reviews: Video Overview

This is my video review of the Bighorn UTV:

Check out another popular utility vehicle of the year in my Axis 500 UTV reviews article.

Bighorn UTV Reviews: Features

These are the top features of the Bighorn UTV:

  1. Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC engine.
  2. 26.1 liters or 6.9 gallons of fuel capacity.
  3. 28 Horsepower.
  4. Torque: 19.9 ft-lb at 5,500 RPM.
  5. 42-50 MPH top speed.
  6. Dual hydraulic discs w/ dual piston calipers front and rear brakes.
  7. Independent, driveshaft-mounted disc parking brake.
  8. 1,805 mm (71 inches) wheelbase.
  9. 285.7 mm (11.2 inches) ground clearance.
  10. Electric starter system.
  11. Dual-range CVT w/ reverse, automatic transmission.
  12. Rack & Pinion steering.
  13. L-H-N-R gear shift pattern.
  14. Shaft drive w/ On-Command 2WD/4WD drive system.
  15. Electronic Transistor Controlled Igniter.
  16. 105.6 – 106 inches in length.
  17. 57.5 – 58 inches in width.
  18. 74.4 – 75 inches in height.
  19. 1138 lb dry weight.
  20. 1400 lb towing capacity.
  21. 660 lb payload capacity.
  22. Front Suspension Type: Independent McPherson strut.
  23. Rear Suspension Type: Independent dual A-arms (spring preloaded, oil damping coil over shocks).
  24. AT25 × 8-12 inches front tires and AT25 × 10-12 inches rear tires.

Bighorn Side by Side Pros & Cons

These are the pros and cons of the Bighorn Side by Side:

  • Its awesome design makes it easy for it to go in and out of places easily.
  • Its digital instrumentation is visible on the driver’s side and it can be set to measure in kilometers or miles, depending on the driver's preference.
  • Even though it looks like the Polaris UTV, it comes with its own frames and engines.
  • It was designed to ensure that the hand brake and shifter do not get in the way of the cup holders.
  • The battery and fuse box are kept safe in a battery box found under the hood of the wheeler, preventing them from being affected by mud and splash.
  • It has a very comfortable steering wheel which makes it easy for the driver to drive and turn the vehicle.



  • Information on the parts and accessories can be hard to find.
  • Sometimes it produces a whining sound when driving it.
  • Some of them come with sub-standard batteries.


Bighorn UTV Parts & Accessories

Bighorn UTV Parts & Accessories

This is a list of some of the parts and accessories of the Bighorn UTV:

  1. DVPARTS Exhaust Spring 7041789 for Polaris Sportsman Ranger Scrambler RZR ATV UTV.
  2. UTV Flag Mount- StarknightMT Adjustable Heavy Duty UTV Whip Mount.
  3. Kemimoto UTV Side Mirrors And Center Mirror with 1.6″ to 2″ Roll Bar Cage, Adjustable Rear View Side Mirrors.
  4. Hisun Rear Windshield Soft Windscreen Back Window for UTV.
  5. Nilight – ZH002 20Inch 126W Spot Flood Combo Led Off Road Led Light Bar 2PCS 18w 4Inch Spot LED Pods With 16AWG Wiring Harness Kit-3 Lead.
  6. Manco Talon 260Cc 300Cc Linhai Bighorn JCL Xinggyue ATV UTV Fuel Pump 82749.
  7. Ignition Coil 170 Linhai Aeolus Bighorn 260 300 400 Scooter ATV UTV Parts 22012.
  8. Tire Maxxis Bighorn 2.0.
  9. Carburetor for Linhai 400cc Bighorn ATV Quad UTV 400 IRS Vergaser LH180MQ.13.2a.
  10. Aces Racing 4 Point Harness with 2 Inch Padding (Ez Buckle Technology) (Black (Pair)).
  11. UTVMA RZR 1000 and 900 (2014-2022) Bump Seat with 4-Point Harness.
  12. SHEJISI UTV Side Mirrors for 1.65″-2″ Roll Cage.

Bighorn Side by Side Problems

These are the top 5 problems with the Bighorn UTV:

  1. Clutch problems.
  2. CVT belt melts if used often in sticky mud and other tough situations.
  3. The front driveshaft is sometimes badly welded and goes out of line.
  4. Problems with starting.
  5. Whining noise when driving.

Check out this article on Hisun Sector 750 Problems, where I explain these issues in detail.

Bighorn UTV Top Speed

The Bighorn UTV comes with a top speed of 42-50 MPH.

Comparing Bighorn UTV to Polaris Ranger UTV

This table compares the Bighorn UTV to Polaris Ranger UTV:

SpecsBighorn UTVPolaris Ranger UTV
Fuel tank capacity26.1 liters43 liters
Horsepower28 HP44 HP
Displacement391 cc567cc
Transmission typeDual-range CVT w/ reverse, automatic transmissionAutomatic PVT H/L/N/R/P; shaft
Size106×58×75 inches152 x 62.5 x 75 inches
EngineLiquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC engine.Liquid cooled DOHC 4-stroke single cylinder engine
Towing capacity1400 lbs1500 lb
Torque19.9 ft-lb62 pounds-feet
DriveShaft drive w/ On-Command 2WD/4WDAWD, selectable 2WD, Turf mode Drivetrain
Wheelbase71 inches2006.6mm
Ground Clearance11.2 inches10.5 inches
Dry weight1138 lb1070 lb
Bed Capacity660 lb800 lb
Top speed42-50 MPH40-50MPH

Bighorn UTV vs Can-Am Defender

This table compares the Bighorn UTV to the Can Am Defender:

 SpecsBighorn UTVCan-Am Defender UTV
Horse Power28 HP52 HP
TransmissionDual-range CVT w/ reverse, automatic transmissionPDrive primary CVT with engine braking and electronic drive belt protection L/H/N/R/P
Engine TypeLiquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC engine.650cc Rotax® ACE (Advanced Combustion Efficiency) 650cc single cylinder, liquid-cooled
SuspensionFront Suspension Type: Independent McPherson strut.

Rear Suspension Type: Independent dual A-arms (spring preloaded, oil damping coilover shocks).

Front and rear: Double A-arms, 10” (25.4 cm) travel
TiresFront: AT25 × 8-12 inches

Rear: AT25 × 10-12 inches

Front: XPS Trail Force 27 x 9 x 14 in.

Rear: XPS Trail Force 27 x 11 x 14 in.

Width57.5-58 inches62 inches
Dry Weight1138 lb1475 lb
Towing Capacity1400 lb2500 lb
Bed Capacity660 lb1000 lb
Ground Clearance11.2 inches11 inches

Bighorn 400 UTV Reviews

The Bighorn UTV is equipped with a fuel capacity of 26.1 liters, a 28 HP, 391cc liquid cooled, 4-stroke SOHC engine, a dual-range CVT w/ reverse, automatic transmission, a shaft drive w/ On-Command 2WD/4WD drive system and a top speed of 42-50 MPH.

Bighorn 200 UTV Reviews

The Bighorn 200 is also another great off-road Utility Task Vehicle with an air-cooled, 4-stroke engine. The 177cc, 9.9 HP engine has a lot of power. With a fuel capacity of 4.8 gallons and a ground clearance of 11.5 inches, this vehicle will ensure that you are satisfied every time you take it out.

Bighorn UTV Price

The Bighorn UTV comes with a price tag of $6899.

Where Can You Find Bighorn UTV for Sale?

The Bighorn UTV can be found in many UTV dealer stores throughout the United States. For more information, visit the website link:

How Much Horsepower Does a Bighorn UTV Have?

The Bighorn UTV comes with a Horsepower of 28.

Who Makes the Bighorn UTV?

The Bighorn UTV is manufactured by the Jiangsu Linhai Group.

The Bighorn UTV is not street legal because it is an off-road vehicle. However, it can be made street legal after you purchase accessories, following your state’s traffic laws.

What Engine Does the Bighorn Side by Side Have?

The Bighorn UTV has a liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC engine.

FAQs on Bighorn UTV Reviews

These are the most frequently asked questions on the Bighorn UTV Reviews:

Is the Bighorn side by side 4 Wheel Drive?

Yes, it is. It comes with a 2WD/4WD drive system, making it a four-wheel drive.

What is the Ground Clearance of the Bighorn Side by side?

The Bighorn UTV has a ground clearance of 11.2 inches.


With the following features that have been listed in this Bighorn UTV Reviews article, you will agree that it is a formidable vehicle and is perfect for your comfort and work as well. 

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