The Rancher AT is the best Racnher in Honda’s lineup. Its strongest assets are represented by the special mix of features that make it easier to maneuver on any type of dirt.
At the heart of the ATV sits a 420cc, liquid-cooled, OHV semi-dry-sump, longitudinally mounted single-cylinder four-stroke engine which features Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI). Moreover, the Honda FourTrax Rancher AT IRS has received a revolutionary twin-clutch five-speed automatic transmission that offers superior shifting performance. This transmission gives you the possibility to choose between two shifting modes namely either fully-automatic, or via Honda’s push-button Electric Shift Program (ESP).
Other features that make the Honda FourTrax Rancher AT IRS unique among its other siblings is the plush Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) system and the Electric Power Steering (EPS).
The 2014 Honda FourTrax Rancher AT IRS comes with a base price of $7,099.
Hit the jump for more information on the 2014 Honda FourTrax Rancher AT IRS.
Some Decisions Are Automatic.
If the Ranchers are a pack, then the Rancher AT is the leader. And it’s easy to see why, as it offers a combination of features rarely seen on dirt. For starters, the Rancher AT is powered by the same bulletproof 420cc liquid-cooled engine that its sibling Ranchers have. And from there, Honda has added a plush Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) system. Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI). Electric Power Steering (EPS). Honda’s TraxLok 2WD/4WD system. And what some deem the best part: a revolutionary twin-clutch five-speed automatic transmission that shifts quickly, smoothly and slickly. But that’s not all, as you can also choose to shift in two distinct modes, either fully-automatic, or via Honda’s push-button Electric Shift Program (ESP). Add Honda legendary reliability to this already-long list of features, and it’s no wonder why the Rancher AT has become such a popular part of the Rancher family.
Important Safety Information
Recommended for riders 16 years of age and older. Honda recommends that all ATV riders take a training course and read their owner’s manual thoroughly.
2014 Honda FourTrax Rancher AT IRS Key Features:
A radical shift.
You won’t find another transmission like it: an automatic five-speed that utilizes a twin-clutch design for quick, smooth shifting and efficient power transfer.
Less fatigue is better.
Honda Electric Power Steering (EPS) system is designed with torque sensors that measure the force you’re applying to the handlebars, and delivers the amount of assistance you need.
Comfort and performance.
Under the Rancher AT’s seat is an Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) that provides a plush ride, while also delivering better wheel alignment and traction over tough terrain.
Honda Genuine Accessories are built to work as hard as the ATVs they’re on. After all, if it bears the Honda name, you know there’s quality and reliability inside.
2014 Honda FourTrax Rancher AT IRS Features and Benefits:
Built to work, head to toe.
Just like the other Honda utility ATVs, the Rancher AT boasts a powerful single-cylinder engine. After that, Honda’s engineers decided to mount it longitudinally in the chassis to eliminate as many unnecessary right-angle powertrain directional changes as possible. The result: more power produced by the engine makes it to the ground, right where you need it most. It’s precisely that kind of thinking you can only get from an ATV that bears the Honda name.
Electric Shift Program (ESP)
Upshifting or downshifting is easy and fast—just push one of two handlebar-mounted buttons. ESP is a huge advantage when riding in heavy boots, or if your boots are covered in mud or snow.
TraxLok Selectable 2WD/4WD
This invaluable feature allows a rider to shift, via a front-panel-mounted lever, between 2WD and 4WD for maximum versatility during tough chores or on uneven terrain.
Programmed Fuel Injection
Being able to count on crisp performance and starting under any conditions is a must for anyone who depends on their ATV. Thanks to Honda’s Programmed Fuel-Injection (PGM-FI), featuring a 34mm throttle body, 12-hole Denso injector and Idle Air Control Valve (IACV), the Rancher AT not only ensures trouble-free operation in the cold and at varying altitudes, it enhances fuel economy as well.
Semi-dry-sump Engine Design
Honda semi-dry sump and overhead valve designs give you an engine that’s shorter from top to bottom. The compact engine both lowers the center of gravity and increases ground clearance.
Independent Rear Suspension (IRS)
The Rancher AT’s double-wishbone, Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) allows each wheel to travel independently from the other over uneven terrain, helping maintain optimal tire contact. Add 6.3" of wheel travel to this formula, and what you have is arguably the most responsive handling, highest ride quality and best traction of any ATV in its class.
|Engine Type||Liquid-cooled OHV semi-dry-sump longitudinally mounted single-cylinder four-stroke|
|Bore and Stroke||86.5mm x 71.5mm|
|Induction||Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI), 34mm throttle bodies|
|Ignition||Full-transistorized type with electronic advance|
|Starter||Electric with optional auxiliary recoil|
|Driveline||Direct front and rear driveshafts|
|Front Suspension||Independent double-wishbone; 6.3 inches travel|
|Rear Suspension||Independent double wishbone; 6.3 inches travel|
|Front Brakes||Dual hydraulic disc|
|Rear Brakes||Single hydraulic disc|
|Front Tires||24 x 8-12|
|Rear Tires||24 x 10-11|
|Seat Height||32.9 inches|
|Ground Clearance||9.1 inches|
|Turning Radius||10.5 feet|
|Curb Weight||624 pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and a full tank of fuel-ready to ride)|
|Fuel Capacity||3.6 gallons, including 1.0-gallon reserve|
|Note||No operator under age 16. Honda recommends that all ATV riders take a training course and read their owner’s manual thoroughly.|
|Emissions||Meets current California Air Resources Board (CARB) and EPA off-road emissions standards.|
|Available Colors||Red, Olive, White|
|Factory Warranty||1 year, Transferable limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.|