All-Terrain Vehicles have evolved dramatically over the years. What started as a simple three-wheeler of a garage-built buggie has become a multi-billion-dollar industry, offering high-end outdoor fun on many levels.

The machines have grown to resemble space cars or at least dune racing/camp hauling hybrids used more for adventure than anything else. Not the least of which among ATV popularity is the versatility: They convey passengers as well as cargo, and can get to many places a mountain goat can go. 

Getting into the world of ATV recreation can be daunting, especially when navigating the labyrinth of options available. To help you better understand the field, we’ve assembled a list of some of the top ATVs on the market today.