First year model of anything make me cringe. I have owned to cages that were first year models. Neither was particularly bad per-say. But they had more glitches than models I have had that were out for awhile. But its your $$
Emissions drive what manufactures produce for the most part. They have to raise eng temps to burn emissions, so then they have to water cool to make it ride-able.
2013 XCT added Jan 2015
pull back bars, passenger arm rests, HID Low beam, Silverstar Ultra headlight high beam,Drag Specialties Pillow Top seat with driver backrest. Glasspack mod Mufflers.
2009 Royal Star Venture-Traded Jan 2016
Trailers are for when it's broke aint it?