Top 10 Can-Am X3 Mods and Upgrades

Best Mods and Upgrades for the Can-Am Maverick X3


The Can-Am Maverick X3 is a popular UTV designed for off-road use. Its power, speed, and agility make it a favorite among side-by-side off-road enthusiasts who enjoy pushing their vehicles to the limit.

One of the reasons why the Can-Am X3 is so popular is because it is highly customizable. Countless mods and Can-Am products can be used to enhance the performance, appearance, and functionality of Can-Am UTV.

We’ve put together a list of PRP’s Top 10 Can-Am X3 mods so you can have a great starting point if you’re looking up upgrade your SxS.

Roll Cage for Can-Am x3

Even though the Can-AM X3 is designed to be a capable high-performance off-road vehicle, accidents can still happen. The installation of a roll cage can significantly improve the safety of the vehicle and its passengers. 

SDR Roll Cage for Can-Am X3

SDR Motorsports: X-3 Sport Cage

The X-3 Sport Cage is widely considered to be the best choice for a Can-Am X3, thanks to its robust design, lightweight construction, superior protection, and integrated rear bumper and whip mount. 

CageWrx: The Super Shorty

This CageWrx roll cage for the X3 is another popular choice, offering a sleek and stylish design while still supplying excellent protection for passengers. In addition to improving visibility and allowing for easy entry and exit from the vehicle, it is made of high-strength steel tubing. 


For those who enjoy off-road driving, a Rugged Radio is a smart choice. When exploring the great outdoors, you need a communication tool that can help you stay safe, informed, and even entertained.  

Rugged Radio for Can-Am X3

RM-60 VHF Radio Kit

This kit includes a 60-watt VHF radio, antenna, and push-to-talk (PTT) button. It’s a popular choice for those who need reliable communication in remote areas. 

RH-5R Handheld Radio Kit

This kit includes a handheld 5-watt radio, antenna, and helmet kit. It’s a great option for those who want a portable communication system that can be easily moved from vehicle to vehicle. 

RRP696 Intercom Kit

This kit includes an intercom, two headsets, and all necessary wiring. It’s a popular choice for those who want to communicate with passengers in their Can-Am X3. 


Best Harnesses for Can-Am X3

Switching from stock harnesses to PRP Seats racing harnesses in a Can-Am X3 can provide you with better safety and security during off-road driving. With a PRP Harness, you’ll get improved adjustability, increased durability, and higher quality materials than a factory seat belt.

Best Harnesses for Can-Am X3

4.2 Auto Style Latch Harness 

The 4.2 Auto 4-point harness with 2′′ belts supplies great comfort and safety for off-road vehicles. Sewn-in shoulder pads prevent neck chaffing and add extra comfort, especially on longer rides. A quick and easy release latch is built into the lap belt of the 4.2, which makes it easy for anyone to use.   

5.2 Cam Lock Harness  

5.2 Cam-Lock Harnesses ensure comfort and safety for your on and off-road rides. With the Cam-Lock style buckle, you can release the belt quickly and easily. PRP Cam-Locks feature our exclusive CleanLatch Technology with a dust boot and rubberized tabs to keep dirt and dust out of the lock. Cam Locks make it easy to fasten your belts quickly even if they are dirty or muddy. EZ adjusters on the shoulders and lap belts make it a snap to get the right fit. The 5.2 Cam Lock is our SFI 16.1 certified for racing harness.  

For more information about off-road harnesses, visit our post, “What Harness Do I Need?“.


You’ll need to see what’s behind you to stay safe while riding. Choose from several popular mirror options for the Can-Am X3 UTV from Axia Alloys.

Axia Alloys Rearview Mirror for Can-Am X3

Axia Alloys 5″ Convex Side Mirror

The Axia Alloys 5″ Convex Side Mirror features a 5″ convex lens that supplies a wide field of view, making it easier to see what’s behind you. It is made from high-strength materials and is designed to be easily installed on the Can-Am X3. 

Axia Alloys 9″ Panoramic Rearview Mirror

The 9″ Panoramic Rearview Mirror features a large 9″ panoramic lens that supplies an excellent view of what’s behind you. It is made from high-strength materials and is designed to be easily installed on the Can-Am X3. 

Axia Alloys 17″ Panoramic Rearview Mirror

The 17″ Panoramic Rearview Mirror features a massive 17″ panoramic lens for an unparalleled view of what’s behind you. It is made from high-strength materials and is designed to be easily installed on the Can-Am X3. 

Can-Am Storage Upgrades

Modifying the Can-Am X3 with PRP storage bags makes it convenient and practical to store your off-road gear and equipment. From tools and spare parts to snacks and drinks, these storage bags are designed to fit seamlessly with the interior of your Can-Am X3. You can even choose a custom storage bag and Make it Yours with over 40+ colors of water-resistant Marine grade vinyl to choose from!

find storage bags for Can-Am X3

PRP Can-Am X3 Door Bags

While out on the trails, these door bags for the Can-Am X3 are a convenient way to store small items like smartphones, wallets, sunglasses, and snacks.   

Can-Am X3 Overhead Bag

The PRP Can-Am X3 Overhead Bag attaches to the roll cage and provides added storage space above the driver and passenger.

Not sure about the differences between standard and custom bags for your Can-Am? Check out our free guide on customizing your UTV storage!

Off-Road Lighting Mods for Can-Am

It is no secret that Baja Designs lights are the best on the market for off-roading, with their exceptional brightness, range of beam patterns, and durability, proving to be reliable and optimal in even the harshest conditions.

Top 10 Can-Am X3 Mods and Upgrades

The Squadron Pro

If you’re looking for a compact and powerful LED light that is a significant upgrade over the stock lighting system, The Squadron Pro is a great choice. It is available in both driving and spot-beam patterns, supplying versatility for different terrain and driving conditions.  

The OnX6 LED light bar

The OnX6 LED Light Bar offers even more powerful illumination with its long-range spot beams and wide driving beams. These lights are handy for night-time driving, as they provide enhanced visibility and make navigating rough terrain easier.  

Off-Road Suspension Seats for Can-Am x3

With one of PRP’s suspension seats, long off-road trips are much more comfortable and supportive than with traditional seats. A long day in the dirt or dunes will be less tiring because your back and body will be less fatigued thanks to the vinyl-coated nylon suspension liner and dual-density foam.

Custom Suspension seats for Can-Am X3



This modern UTV seat features side bolsters towards the front giving you some containment for when the ride gets rough. The low sides on the XCR make it much easier to enter and exit the vehicle and tighten lap belts.

The removable seat cushion adds comfort on long rides and makes it easy to wash mud, sand, and water through the mesh drain, and adds a fifth point for harnesses. The XCR is perfect for trail riding or when you’re doing a lot of getting in and out on rides. 


These comfortable suspension seats are also popular with Can-Am owners, thanks to their sleek design and superior level of comfort. The GT/SE offers 7″ of containment and just the right seating angle to ensure your comfort off-road. The side bolsters have medium level containment, to keep you secure in your seat even during rougher rides.  

Want to know what seat is best for you? Check out our post “Different Seats for Different Riders” to find out!

Can-Am X3 Suspension Mod Kits

The Can-Am X3 already has an impressive suspension system but upgrading can make a significant enhancement to its off-road performance.

Top 10 Can-Am X3 Mods and Upgrades

The Shock Therapy RIS 2.0 Suspension System

This suspension system for the Can-Am X3 by Shock Therapy delivers maximum performance and adjustability. In addition to custom-tuned shocks, springs, and sway bars, it has various other components designed to improve handling and ride quality. 

Walker Evans Velocity Series Shocks:

Walker Evans Velocity Series shocks are designed to provide superior performance and adjustability. Featuring a dual-speed compression adjustment, they allow you to fine-tune the suspension to meet your riding needs. 

Can-Am Wheels and Tires

Powerful and versatile, Can-Am’s X3 can tackle a wide range of off-road terrains. One of the best ways to improve the performance and appearance of your vehicle is to upgrade the wheels and tires.

Tensor Regulator Tire for Can-Am X3

Tensor Regulator A/T

The Tensor Regulator A/T is a great tire for both recreational and professional use – delivering riders the ideal combination of on-road and off-road performance.

Fuel UTV D916 Anza Beadlock

A popular choice for wheels is the Fuel UTV D916 Anza Beadlock. A high-quality aluminum alloy is used to make them, and they are designed for off-road use. Even in the toughest conditions, the beadlock design holds the tire securely. 


Deciding on a reliable toolkit for your Can-Am Maverick X3 is a wise investment that can save you time, money, and hassle in the long run.

Top 10 Can-Am X3 Mods and Upgrades


PRP’s Can-Am Roll-Up Tool Bag with Tool Kit provides everything you need to fix your Can-Am Maverick X3 while at home or out on the trail.

This essential 35-piece kit includes a selection of high-quality ratchets, sockets, wrenches, extension bars, pliers, and a ball peen hammer – for when things get really fun. We’ve hand-picked the tools you’ll need most when working on a Can-Am so you can carry only the essentials!


Although there are plenty of other types of upgrades for the Can-Am Maverick X3, these ten upgrades will have you on the right track for your next adventure!


Think we missed any? Let us know in the comments below!

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