I haven't ridden it very much and when I did it was on the road. I'm not much for automatics anyways and I've only had racing type fourwheelers. Had a Warrior and a Blaster before. It is a 2 wheel drive model so it pretty much rides like every other 2 wheel drive utility 4 wheeler I reckon. Its just right for the old lady that's why I bought it. I knew she wouldn't bog or wanna go scary fast. Haha!