Honda Announces Pricing for All-New 2016 Pioneer 1000

TORRANCE, CA – August 6, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –  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″ aluminum wheels, 27″ radial tires, colored body panels and LED headlights.

Ground clearance for the Pioneer 1000 models is 12.9″ (12.4″ 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 The Pioneer 1000 lineup is scheduled to be available in dealerships starting in October.

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Specifications: 2016 Pioneer 1000
Model Pioneer 1000 Pioneer 1000 EPS Pioneer 1000-5 Pioneer 1000-5 Deluxe
Engine Type 999cc liquid-cooled OHV parallel twin-cylinder four-stroke
Bore x Stroke 92.0mm x 75.15mm
Compression Ratio 10:01
Induction Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI), 44mm throttle body
Ignition Full transistorized
Clutch Multiplate wet
Transmission 6-speed fully automatic Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT)
Driveline Front/rear driveshafts
Suspension Front: Double wishbone; 10.5 in. travel
Rear: Double wishbone; 10.0 in. travel
Brakes Front: Dual hydraulic 210mm discs
Rear: Dual hydraulic 210mm discs
Tires Front: 27 x 9-12
Rear: 27 x 11-12
Front: 27 x 9-14
Rear: 27 x 11-14
Length 116.8 in. 116.6 in.
Width 62.9 in.
Height 76.1 in. 76.3 in. 76.4 in.
Seat Height 33.6 in. 33.1 in. 33.0 in.
Ground Clearance 12.9 in. 12.4 in.
Wheelbase 80.2 in.
Turning Radius 13.8 ft.
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs.
Cargo Capacity 1,000 lbs. / 600 lbs. (Models sold in California)
Fuel Capacity 7.9 gal. (including 1.7 gal. reserve)
Colors Red, Olive Red, White, Orange, Honda Phantom Camo® Red, Olive Red, Metallic Silver, White, Honda Phantom Camo®
Curb Weight* 1,519 lbs. 1,541 lbs. 1,687 lbs. 1,709 lbs.

* Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel–ready to ride.
Meets current CARB and EPA off-road emissions standards.
Recommended for riders 16 years of age and older.

2016 Pioneer 1000 Model Features

  Pioneer 1000 Pioneer 1000 EPS Pioneer 1000-5 Pioneer 1000-5 Deluxe
MSRP $13,999 $15,199 $16,199 $17,199
999cc Unicam Twin-Cylinder
6-Speed Automatic DCT
High/Low Sub-transmission
4-Mode Differential Lock
Electric Power Steering (EPS)
Tilt Steering Wheel
Manual Shift Mode (Paddle Shift)
Sport Mode
QuickFlip™ Convertible Seating
Self-Leveling Rear Suspension
27″ Bias Tire / 12″ Steel Wheel
27″ Radial Tire / 14″ Aluminum Wheel
Colored Door / Bed Panels
LED Headlight
Phantom Camo Option (+$800)

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