Kawasaki Reveals New 2016 Side-by-Side Models

Kawasaki announced an extensive lineup of new 2016 side-by-side, revealing new models for both work and recreational uses. Kawasaki filled out their full size work utility vehicle offerings by adding single seat Mule FX and DX variations to their Mule FXT and DXT models. If you recall, the FXT and DXT models can fit three people or be reconfigured to fit six by transforming the cargo area into an additional bench seat with a smaller cargo bed. For those buyers who only need three person capacity, the FX and DX variations offer a less expensive option for essentially the same vehicle. Offerings in the traditional Mule 4000 and 4010 work utility vehicle lineup remain essentially the same, although a couple of special edition models were added.

In the recreational Teryx and Teryx4 product lines the 2016 models offer a mix of changes in performance, styling and ergonomics. Performance changes include optimized shocks and larger tires for certain models. The front of the vehicle has been restyled and certain models add LED headlights. The vehicle cockpits have been redesigned with tilt steering, new steering wheel, easily adjustable driver’s seat and new dash layout. Kawasaki is the first of the major manufacturers to launch a full complement of 2016 models.

Here is a summary of some of key features of the 2016 models

The Mule Pro FX lineup is a variant of the existing FXT lineup.

The Mule Pro FX lineup is a variant of the existing FXT lineup.

Mule Pro-FX Models

  • Single-row seating allows for larger steel cargo bed with 1,000 lb. capacity
  • New 3-cylinder 812cc fuel injected engine
  • 2,000 lb. towing capacity
  • Independent front and rear suspension, disc brakes, CVT
  • Electric Power Steering for most models
  • Tilt-steering except non-EPS model
  • LCD Display
  • Multiple 12 volt outlets
  • Pro-FX line includes four models:  Base non-EPS, EPS, EPS LE and EPS Camo
  • EPS model adds EPS and tilt steering
  • EPS LE further adds LED auxiliary headlights, aluminum wheels and a composite sun top
  • EPS Camo adds EPS, tilt steering, LED auxiliary headlights and Realtree Xtra Green Camo color scheme
  • MSRPS: Mule Pro-FX, $11,999; Mule Pro-FX EPS Camo, $14,199; Mule Pro-FX EPS, $12,999; Mule Pro-FX EPS LE, $14,199
The Mule Pro DX, a variant of the existing diesel powered DXT lineup is also new for 2016.

The Mule Pro DX, a variant of the existing diesel powered DXT lineup is also new for 2016.

Mule Pro-DX Models

  • New three-cylinder 993cc diesel engine
  • 55-amp alternator
  • Cargo bed with 1,000 lb. capacity and fits standard pallets
  • 2,000 lb. towing capacity
  • Independent front and rear suspension, disc brakes, CVT
  • Electric Power Steering for most models

  • Tilt Steering
  • LCD Display
  • Multiple 12V outlets
  • Pro-DX line includes three models:  Base non-EPS, EPS, and EPS LE
  • EPS model adds electronic power steering and Timberline Green color option
  • EPS LE further adds LED auxiliary headlights, a composite sun top and Dark Royal Red color option
  • MSRPs:  Mule Pro-DX $13,199; Mule Pro-DX EPS, $13,999; Pro-DX EPS LE, $14,899
The Mule 4000 and 4010, (shown here) models have minor changes for 2016.

The Mule 4000 and 4010, (shown here) models have minor changes for 2016.

Mule 4010 & Mule 4000 Models

  • These models are similar to the 2015 models with the exception of the special edition 4010 4×4 SE and 4010 Trans4x4 SE which feature LED headlights and a composite sun top.
  • Depending on the model available colors include Timberline Green, Dark Royal Red, Realtree Xtra Green Camo and Super Black
  • Trans models allow for re-configuration of the seating and cargo area to carry 2 people and 800 lbs. of cargo or 4 people and 400 lbs. of cargo.
  • MSRP: Mule 4000, $8,999; Mule  4010 4X4 SE, $10,549, Mule  4010 4X4, $10,199; Mule 4010 TRANS4X4 SE, $11,999; Mule  4010 TRANS4X4, $11,199 ($11,699 Camo model)
The new 2016 Teryx with redesigned front.

The new 2016 Teryx with redesigned front.

New 2014 Teryx LE from Kawasaki

This earlier version of the Teryx shows the design differences in the front of the vehicle.

Teryx Models

  • A number of new features have been introduced for the 2016 models
  • New redesigned front face
  • New dashboard layout
  • Tilt steering is standard along with thicker and sportier steering wheel
  • Electronic Power Steering on all models
  • New tool-free adjustment for driver’s seat
  • New optimized setting for the Fox Podium 2.0 shocks
  • Bigger 14″ wheels on the Teryx LE
  • Four LED headlights on LE and Camo models
  • Standard hard top on LE and Camo models
  • Available in three models:  EPS in Bright White; LE with 14″ aluminum wheels, LED headlights, hard top and choice of Candy Lime Green or Metallic Flat Raw Graystone paint; Camo with LED headlights, hard top and Realtree XtraGreen Camo
  • 783 V-twin engine remains the same
  • MSRPs:   Teryx EPS, $12,999; Teryx Camo, $14,299; Teryx EPS LE, $14,999
The new 2016 Kawasaki Teryx4 Camo.

The new 2016 Kawasaki Teryx4 Camo.

Teryx4 Models

Key features of the 2016 Teryx4 lineup include:

  • New redesigned front face
  • New dashboard layout
  • Tilt steering is standard along with thicker and sportier steering wheel
  • Electronic Power Steering on all models
  • New tool-free adjustment for driver’s seat
  • New optimized setting for the Fox Podium 2.0 shocks
  • Bigger 14″ wheels on the Teryx4 LE
  • Four LED headlights on LE and Camo models
  • Versatile cargo bed and large storage area behind front seats
  • Standard hard top on LE and Camo models
  • Available in three models:  EPS in Bright White; LE with 14″ aluminum wheels, LED headlights, hard top and choice of Candy Lime Green, Metallic Flat Raw Graystone  or Candy Persimmon Red paint; Camo with LED headlights, hard top and Realtree XtraGreen Camo
  • 783 V-twin engine remains the same
  • MSRPs: Teryx4 EPS, $15,799; Teryx4 Camo, $16,299; Teryx4 EPS LE, $16,999

Learn more:  Kawasaki.com

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