Cub Cadet's side-by-side utility vehicles are the Challenger 500 and Challenger 700, introduced in 2015, and the Volunteer 4x4 EFI and Volunteer 4x4 Diesel. The Challenger models come with liquid-cooled, 4-stroke off-road engines and Volunteer EFI's Kohler Aegis 31-horsepower, high-torque V-Twin EFI engine provides tremendous pulling power. Introduced in 2008, the Volunteer 4x4 Diesel, equipped with a 854-cc, 3-inline cylinder, Yanmar diesel engine, was the first diesel engine utility vehicle with an independent dual A-arm suspension.
Owner reviews of the Volunteer 4x4 Diesel recognize it for its utility and describe its use for farm projects, such as hauling hay, seeding and spraying fields, and pulling a chain harrow. ATV.com 2014 user ratings placed the Volunteer 4x4 EFI in the top 25 and the Volunteer 4x4 Diesel at 79 out of the 130 utility vehicles rated. Both Challenger models feature on-demand four-wheel drive and can tow up to 1200 pounds. Other Challenger features are its quick-release windshield, alloy wheel and front-mount winch.
Industry experts recognize Cub Cadet utility vehicles for their power and durability, which make them a good choice for a range of difficult jobs, and their versatile design and features, which make them a top choice for off-road adventures as well as tough jobs.