The 2021 Can-Am Commander takes on the Polaris General
The 2021 Can-Am Commander is the result of over a decade of lessons learned, and a response to consumer demand. Built as a compromise between a sport and work vehicle, the 2021 Can-Am Commander comes in a variety of configurations. It comes standard with a 1,000-R Rotax V-Twin that makes 100 horsepower. The transmission is a Quick Response System (QRS) CVT with high airflow ventilation and Electronic Drive Belt Protection. According to Can-Am, it has Standard SPORT and ECO™ drive modes that let you adjust engine and transmission response.
This vehicle competes directly against the Polaris General – among others.
Explaining the drive modes: “For responsive and reliable all-terrain performance, the Commander uses Quick Response System X (QRS-X) CVT technology with high airflow and Electronic Drive Belt Protection. Driving modes include Turf, 2WD, and 4WD with Visco-Lok† QE auto-locking front differential. Commander XT-P is upgraded with Smart-Lok technology featuring performance-focused 4WD Trail and 4WD Trail ACTIV modes.” – – Can-Am
The Commander has a towing capacity of 2,000 lbs and the largest dump cargo box in the segment. It is able to load up to 600-lbs of cargo. Can-Am adds the LinQ (up to 150) accessory system to the new Commander, allowing it to use any accessory offered by the company. These accessories include bumpers, racks, carriers, and containers – among others.
“The 2021 Can-Am Commander is our most versatile side-by-side vehicle, period. It is smooth and incredibly fun to drive, yet rugged and very capable. The lineup, built from the rider down, is truly the best of off-road living – designed for an awesome rider experience regardless of use.”Julie Tourville, Director, Global Marketing, Can-Am Off-Road and Marine Group at BRP.
You can learn more about, and configure a new Can-Am Commander (here).
The 2021 Can-Am Commander is available now with prices starting at $16,399