PhotoCub Cadet is recalling about 1,300 Challenger off-road utility vehicles.


The parking brake cable can fail, posing a crash hazard.


The firm has received 22 reports of incidents of the brake cable failing. There have been no reports of injuries or property damage.


This recall involves model year 2015 Cub Cadet Challenger CX500 and Challenger CX700 four-wheel drive off-road utility vehicles. The recalled vehicles have two bucket seats, roll bars, a canopy, a two-piece windshield, a 35.5-inch by 44-inch cargo bed and a winch.


The vehicles were sold in camouflage and yellow. Vehicles with the following model numbers are being recalled:


CX500 (Yellow)

CX500 (Camouflage)

CX700 (Yellow)

CX700 (Camouflage)










The model number is located under the driver’s seat.


The vehicles were sold at Cub Cadet dealers nationwide from April 2015, through October 2015, for between $8,500 and $9,500.


What to do


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a Cub Cadet dealer to schedule an appointment for a free repair. Cub Cadet is contacting owners of the recalled utility vehicles directly.


Consumers may contact Cub Cadet toll-free at 888-848-6038 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at and click on Product Recalls for more information.  


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