Dependable, industrial-grade work vehicle The Kawasaki MULE™ 3000 utility vehicle is specially built for businesses, municipalities, airports and factories that need a dependable work vehicle for transporting cargo. It shares many of the features of its sibling, the four-wheel drive MULE 3010, including an industrial V-twin engine, modern “pickup truck” styling, a steel tilting cargo bed, bench seat and the Kawasaki Automatic-Power-Drive System (KAPS). The two-wheel drive MULE 3000 utility vehicle has aggressive styling and a rugged grille with rounded fenders. The body panels of the cab are made of durable, color-infused plastic to help hide scuffing, and the front hood of the MULE 3000 can be lifted with the touch of a button to reveal a large storage space, which also has convenient D-rings to help secure cargo. Located beneath the front grille are winch-ready tabs for easy winch mounting, and a passenger-side grab rail is mounted on the cab frame. Plus, two lever latches make opening and closing the tailgate easy. In addition to light and accurate rack-and-pinion steering, the easy-to-operate controls on the MULE 3000 are ergonomically located for comfort and convenience. The forward/reverse shift lever is located within easy reach on the dash, the coolant temperature warning light is easy to see, and a push-button control activates headlights. Additional features include an hour meter, fuel gauge and horn.