CUV85 Utility Vehicle (UTV) / Side by Side

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Fuel TypeGasoline
Seat (Capacity)5
Top SpeedOver 45 mph (72.4 km/h)
Engine Size/Type50 hp, 0.8 L, Three-Cylinder
The gas-powered Cat® CUV85 Utility Vehicle efficiently completes hauling tasks, quickly maneuvering over rugged terrain on the work site at speeds over 45 mph (72.4 km/h). The CUV85 seats five people and features a rugged all steel cargo bed, 1,000 lb (453.6 kg) total rear cargo capacity and 2,000 lb (907.2 kg) towing capacity for outstanding performance in a variety of applications.The new side by sides offer superior quality and deliver an unrivaled combination of durability, comfort and maintenance simplicity. On top of that, these vehicles come backed by unmatched support and service from the participating UTV Cat dealer network.


Fuel TypeGasoline
Seat (Capacity)5
Top SpeedOver 45 mph (72.4 km/h)
Engine Size/Type50 hp, 0.8 L, Three-Cylinder
CoolingLiquid with Fan
Safety StandardANSI/ROHVA 1-2014
Fuel Tank Capacity10 gal (US) (37.8 l)
Towing2000 lb (907.2 kg)
Rear Cargo (Capacity)1000 lb (453.6 kg)
Rear Cargo (Type)Steel
Box LiningPaint
Drive System2WD/4WD/Electric Rear Locking Differential
Rear Cargo Dimensions (L × W × H)41.5 in × 55.25 in × 11.75 in (1054 mm × 1403 mm × 299 mm)
Wheel Base118.5 in (3010 mm)
Overall Vehicle Size (L × W × H)160 in × 63 in × 74 in (4064 mm × 1600 mm × 1880 mm)
Ground Clearance10.5 in (267 mm)
Seat Height32 in (813 mm)
Floor Height12.25 in (311 mm)
Curb Weight (Wet)1952 lb (885.4 kg)
Instrument GaugeDigital
Tail LightDual LED
Location for Secondary BatteryYes
Tire TypeUtility
Tire Size25 × 10.5-12
Suspension Type (Front)A-Arm – Independent
Suspension Type (Rear)A-Arm – Independent
BrakesSingle and Dual Piston Disc Brakes
Emergency/Park BrakeParking Gear
Sway Bar (Front)Standard
SteeringElectric Power Assist
Shifter LocationSteering Column
Shifter TypeMechanical
Seat BeltThree-Point
SeatCut and Sewn
Side RestraintsShoulder Bar with Knee Door
Behind Seat StorageYes

Benefits and Features

A rugged all steel cargo bed with 453.6 kg (1,000 lb) capacity and integrated tie down points is durably designed to handle a multitude of tasks. Smooth acceleration, clear sight lines and engine braking capability make the Cat® UTV well suited for hauling and towing. They feature a continuously variable transmission, tuned specifically for work applications, offering smooth transitions and the ability to handle loads. Additionally, the choice of two-wheel drive, four-wheel drive or four-wheel drive/lock modes permits the driver to match vehicle drive to ground conditions.
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The CUV85 boasts a four-wheel independent suspension system with a front sway bar, providing superior stability at full load. A long swing arm suspension and custom tuned springs and shocks provide a balance between a smooth ride and handling loads. Ample ground clearance ensures these vehicles will navigate rough terrain with ease.
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Driving ease and comfort are hallmarks of the new Cat UTV experience. Standard electric power steering offers superior handling and tight turning capabilities. An instrument gauge offers easy viewing of critical operating information.
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The Cat UTV is built for quiet and comfortable operation all day long. The design minimizes noise and vibration during operation for a quieter ride. The CUV85 comfortably seats five riders side-by-side in two rows with ample leg, elbow and headroom for tall riders.
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Standard Equipment

  • All Steel Cargo Bed with Manual Dump
  • Safety Standard Compliant ROPS
  • Front Tow Hooks
  • 51 mm (2") Tow Hitch
  • 50 hp, 0.8 L, Three-Cylinder Gasoline Engine
  • Transaxle with High, Low, Neutral, Reverse and Park
  • Belt Driven CVT Transmission
  • 2WD/4WD/Electric Rear Locking Differential
  • Fuel Pump
  • Air Cleaner, 2 Stage
  • Radiator
  • Four Wheel Independent Suspension
  • Sway Bar (Front – Standard)
  • Dual Rate Springs
  • Engine Braking
  • Four Wheel Disc Brakes with Dual Reservoir
  • Electric Assist Power Steering
  • Instrument Gauge with Ground Speed, Engine Speed, Hours, Odometer, Battery Voltage, Engine Temperature, Fuel Level and Advanced Diagnostics
  • Headlights with High/Low Beams
  • Rear Tail Lights
  • Alternator
  • Horn
  • Five Seats
  • Three-Point Seat Belts
  • Center Console with Document Holder
  • Four Knee Doors
  • Beverage Holder
  • Glove Box
  • Lower Dash Storage
  • Column Shifter
  • Behind Seat Storage
  • Adjustable Tilt Steering Wheel and Shifter
  • Adjustable Driver’s Seat
  • Door Pockets
  • Standard Utility Tires with Steel Rims
  • 40.2 km/h (25 mph) Configurable Speed Setting