Honda Announces Pricing for All-New 2016 Pioneer 1000

Honda Announces Pricing for All-New 2016 Pioneer 1000

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

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. 

Different jobs, terrain, and adventures mean it only makes sense to fine-tune your Honda Pioneer 1000 to your specific needs. A full line of over 70 Honda accessories is available to make your Pioneer 1000 even better. For more information on Honda accessories, go to

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Specifications: 2016 Pioneer 1000


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



Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI), 44mm throttle body


Full transistorized


Multiplate wet


6-speed fully automatic Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT)


Front/rear driveshafts


Front: Double wishbone; 10.5 in. travel
Rear: Double wishbone; 10.0 in. travel


Front: Dual hydraulic 210mm discs
Rear: Dual hydraulic 210mm discs


Front: 27 x 9-12
Rear: 27 x 11-12

Front: 27 x 9-14
Rear: 27 x 11-14


116.8 in.

116.6 in.


62.9 in.


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.


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)


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






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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