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Best ATV Accessories: Upgrade Your Machine

These top ATV accessories will make your riding experience even better

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PUBLISHED ON November 13, 2019

It's a lot of fun to ride an ATV, even when the weather is not-so great. You get an adrenaline rush and feel a sense of freedom, regardless of whether the sun is shining or the rain is falling. However, you may experience a problem or two on the trail, so it's important to be prepared. There are numerous ATV accessories available in stores and online, but some are more useful than others. Our buying guide below includes some of the best ATV accessories on the market.

  • Best Overall
    Superwinch 11454230 Terra 45 
    Summary
    Summary

    The Terra 45 superwinch is a workhorse designed to give you optimal performance with its heavy-duty engineering. It is a 4,500-pound single line pull with a roller fairlead, mounting plate, handlebar mount toggle, and handheld remote.

    Pros
    Pros

    The steel drum is coupled with 55 feet of 1/4-inch synthetic rope to minimize heat and increase the rope’s lifespan. The 1.6-horsepower magnetic motor does not draw a lot of power from your vehicle's battery.

    Cons
    Cons

    The Terra 45’s line speed is noticeably slower than that of other models in the same class. Its battery cable is short and at times fails to connect to the solenoid. 

  • Best Overall
    Superwinch 11454230 Terra 45 
  • Best Value
    NOCO GENIUS1 Fully-Automatic Smart Charger
    Summary
    Summary

    This charger powers 12v and 6v lead-acid batteries. It also charges lithium-ion batteries and ensures your ATV runs well. The device is a battery charger, battery maintainer, trickle charger, and a battery desulfator. 

    Pros
    Pros

    It's designed to prevent over charging or under charging when it's hot or cold. The force mode charges dead batteries with zero volts.  It's fully automatic and great for everyday use and can charge batteries in ATVs, cars, boats, trucks, and more.

    Cons
    Cons

    It may take several hours for a dead battery to fully charge using this device. The instructions and web support could be better.

  • Best Value
    NOCO GENIUS1 Fully-Automatic Smart Charger
  • Honorable Mention
    Nilight Spot Flood Combo Bar
    Summary
    Summary

    Mount this LED light on your ATV and get up to 4,790 lumens of light—great for night vision. It features die-cast aluminum alloy heat sinks to dissipate heat and an adjustable mounting bracket.

    Pros
    Pros

    You can choose between a flood beam, a spot beam, and a combo beam pattern. The bar is IP67 rated and is waterproof, dustproof, and quakeproof. It only draws 72 watts of electricity and has a rated life of 50,000 hours.

    Cons
    Cons

    It is subject to state regulations for bright lights and may require a special permit. It produces a static discharge that can mess with AM frequencies.

  • Honorable Mention
    Nilight Spot Flood Combo Bar

    It's a lot of fun to ride an ATV, even when the weather is not-so great. You get an adrenaline rush and feel a sense of freedom, regardless of whether the sun is shining or the rain is falling. However, you may experience a problem or two on the trail, so it's important to be prepared. There are numerous ATV accessories available in stores and online, but some are more useful than others. Our buying guide below includes some of the best ATV accessories on the market.

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    Tips

    • When you select ATV accessories, choose them according to function before comfort. This will help you to know the must-haves versus the accessories you can set aside. 
    • Research the locations you wish to visit on your ATV. This will not only help you to figure out the accessories you need, but it will also prepare you for problems specific to those areas. 
    • No matter how prepared you are, carry extra straps. Your belongings can easily fall off if you ride on rough terrain. Straps will reinforce your tie-downs and ensure you don’t lose any valuables. 

    FAQs

    Q: What other accessories do I need for my ATV?

    A: The more you explore, the more your ATV accessory list will expand. Top on your list should be a first-aid kit, basic tools (for maintenance), a tire repair kit, and protective wear. 

    Q: Do ATV accessories come with an ATV?

    A: Your ATV may come with protective wear. It is up to you to assess your needs and purchase aftermarket accessories that suit your preferences. Costs will vary, but many items will be worth the investment. 

    Q: Can I install ATV accessories by myself?

    A: Most ATV accessories come with manuals to guide you through the setup process. ATVs are also designed to accommodate a few features for the best performance. If you cannot install the accessories by yourself, auto shops and accessory dealers can help. 

    Final Thoughts

    There are too many ATV accessories to count; however, the Superwinch Terra 45SR Winch is one of the top options. 

    If you want a high-value, affordable accessory, the NOCO Genius Battery Charger won’t disappoint.