With a maximum 3,000-pound pulling power, the Champion is a good value winching workhorse to have as a back-up on your everyday commute and occasional off-road route. With a 1.3 HP DC motor, it packs a surprisingly decent power punch, making it a good option for light use with mainstream ATVs. Neat and compact, the steel winch cable gives 49 feet in extension and is easily spooled thanks to the built-in roller fairlead to make deploying and then packing away a breeze. It is also acceptably quiet as it works hard to get your ATV out of trouble.
The three-stage planetary gear system along with the free-spooling clutch and handlebar-mounted remote control offer good control while winching. One of the lower-priced ATV winches in our review, we think the Champion offers great value when it comes to its durability and overall core winching power.