HJC Snowmobile Helmet Buyers Guide
HJC is one of the most popular after market snowmobile helmets made. We've been selling HJC snowmobile helmets since the mid-90's. HJC makes several models of snowmobile helmet. This guide is meant to help you choose the HJC snowmobile helmet that is right for you.
When you are done with our buyers guide, be sure to visit our HJC snowmobile helmet department where you can purchase your next HJC snowmobile helmet.
How to shop for your HJC snowmobile helmet
First, decide on what type of HJC snowmobile helmet you want. HJC offers a range of snowmobile helmets. These include:
HJC offers 3 fullface snowmobile helmets which are the CS-R3 and CL-17 for adults and the CL-Y for youth. These are traditional fullface snowmobile helmet with dual lens shield and breath box. The CS-R3 and CL-17 are also available with electric duel lens shield. The CS-R3 and CL-17 differ in that the CL-17 uses a more modern shield system and has slightly more ventilation. The CS-R3 is available in adult sizes XS to 2XL while the CL-17 is available in helmet sizes XS to 5XL. The CL-Y is a standard fullface snowmobile helmet designed specifically for youth. It's available in standard youth helmet sizes.
HJC offers two models of modular snowmobile helmets these are the CL-Max 3 and the IS-MAX 2. Both helmets feature the front that flips up with a push of a button, a dual lens shield and breath box. The differences between these models is that the IS-max 2 uses a more modern shield system and it has a flip down sunvisor. Both the CL-Max 3 and IS-Max 2 are available in helmet sizes XS to 5XL. Each of these models is also available with the dual lens electric snow shield pre-installed.
The DS-X1 is HJC offering in the dual sport snowmobile helmet category. The DS-X1 is a cross between a traditional full face snowmobile helmet and a snocross helmet. It essentially is a snocross shell fitted with a dual lens shield and breath box. It's available in helmet sizes XS to 2XL. The DS-X1 is also available with a dual lens electric snow shield as well.
For snocross helmets, HJC offers the CL-X7 and CS-MX II. Each of these helmets can be fitted with a snowmobile breath guard. The CL-X7 has slightly better ventilation over the CS-MX II. The CS-MXII is available in sizes XS to 2XL while the CL-X7 is available in XS to 5XL depending on the color chosen.
It should be noted that HJC changes model names every few years. Past model names include the CL-12, CL-15, CL-16, CS-R1, CLMAX, CLMAX2, ISMAX and more. Also, the color scheme names change on a yearly basis.
Second, determine what size of HJC helmet is right for you. Each product page has a sizing chart on it or you can visit our HJC snowmobile helmet sizing chart to determine what size HJC helmet you need.
When you are finished with this buyers guide, be sure to return to our HJC snowmobile helmet department where you can shop. If you have a question or prefer ordering over the phone contact us and we'll lend our 20 plus years experience to help you pick out the right HJC snowmobile helmet for you.