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I currently have a 2009 Rhino and am looking at upgrading to a Viking. I love the Rhino but my biggest problem with it is how loud the cockpit is. You cant have a conversation if your going over 10 mph. I would assume that since the motor is towards the rear and under the box of the Viking it should be quieter than having the motor next to you like the Rhino. But from what many forums say, it sounds like it is loud in the cockpit too. From what I've read, the 2015 has a sound deadening kit and you can buy it for the 2014 model. So with the sound kit, is it louder than the rhino or can you have a conversation while cruising along. Also for those of you that had Rhinos, did you notice a problem with its larger size or is it not that big of a deal. I know on paper its only about 6 inches wider and 9 or so longer. I would appreciate any input you have on other things you may have notice going from a Rhino to a Viking. Thanks
 

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I can't give you the Rhino comparison because I don't know anything about the Rhino other than what I've read on here. But I will tell you the Viking is loud without the sound kit. With the kit it's very nice and you can have conversations with your passenger. Well, then the Yoshi kicks in and forget it! LOL


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the Viking with the sound deading kit is quitter then the rhino .I owned 2 rhinos and the Viking is as dependal as the rhino just a little more power and better ride
 

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I currently have a 2009 Rhino and am looking at upgrading to a Viking. I love the Rhino but my biggest problem with it is how loud the cockpit is. You cant have a conversation if your going over 10 mph. I would assume that since the motor is towards the rear and under the box of the Viking it should be quieter than having the motor next to you like the Rhino. But from what many forums say, it sounds like it is loud in the cockpit too. From what I've read, the 2015 has a sound deadening kit and you can buy it for the 2014 model. So with the sound kit, is it louder than the rhino or can you have a conversation while cruising along. Also for those of you that had Rhinos, did you notice a problem with its larger size or is it not that big of a deal. I know on paper its only about 6 inches wider and 9 or so longer. I would appreciate any input you have on other things you may have notice going from a Rhino to a Viking. Thanks
The Viking is a lot cooler and has a lot less noise than the Rhino. The Rhino had it's motor inside the cab between the passengers and it was hot and loud. The Viking is a night and day difference.
 
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