The Agricultural Engineers Association recently reported that ATV sales in the UK totaled more than 10,500 units in 2011, an increase of 4% from 2010. Under ATVs they include both traditional ATVs and UTVs and theses figures appear to cover the farming segment.
A closer look at the data shows a similar trend as the US market, notably a decrease in the ATV market and an increase in the UTV market. UTVs grew 24% from 2010 to reach nearly 3,800 vehicles. Meanwhile ATVs decreased by nearly 5% but still accounted for a larger share of the market. However, at these growth rates UTV sales should surpass as ATVs in a few years as they offer “greater carrying capacity and comfort”. Learn more: FarmersWeekly