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Top 10 Best Cheap Snowmobile Helmets


A snowmobile helmet needs to keep you warm and it also needs to protect you in case of an impact. You can choose from four main types of helmet: full face, modular, motocross/snocross, and dual sport. Each type of helmet offers different advantages. Whether you are an active, MX-style snowmobile driver or use your snowmobile for transportation and cold-weather work, you can find an affordable helmet for your needs.

1. IV2 Motorcycle / Snowmobile Matte Black Dual Visor Modular Helmet DOT

IV2’s dual visor modular helmet is DOT-certified and has a one-button, one-hand system that converts the helmet from a full face protection to open space. Controls are glove-friendly, and the helmet has a fully-removable washable interior. The lightweight durable shell has an EPS impact absorption liner and a 10 port venting system gives good airflow. Sizes range from small (21.5 inches) to X-large (24.5 inches).

2. Motorcycle Full Face Helmet DOT Certified – YEMA YM-829 Motorbike Moped Street Bike Racing Snowmobile Crash Helmet with Sun Visor for Adult, Men, and Women

The full face helmet from YEMA is a DOT-certified helmet with a sun visor and aerodynamic ABS shell. Adjustable intake and exhaust vents provide air and breathability. The liner and pads are removable and washable and allow space for Bluetooth devices and glasses. The helmet is unisex and has an easy to use one-touch switch for a sun visor or clear visor.

3. X4 Snowmobile Helmet Modular Flip-up Anti Fog Flat Black 306

Weighing in at 4.25 pounds, X4’s modular Flip-up helmet is a basic helmet offering DOT protection. With a chin strap and breath deflector, the X4 modular helmet offers basic, secure protection and a removable and washable inner liner. The flip-up construction gives riders the option of using the visor or open-face riding.

4. Typhoon Helmets Youth Kids Full Face Snowmobile Helmet DOT Dual Lens Snow Boys Girls

Typhoon’s shell helmet for younger riders weighs three pounds and comes with a dual lens shield. The breath box helps to eliminate fogging and the helmet is DOT standard certified. Sizes range from youth small (18.5 inches) to youth XL (22.5 inches). Typhoon advises parents to measure the largest part of their child’s head above the brows for proper sizing and fit.

5. Smith Optics Camber MIPS Adult Ski Snowmobile Helmet

The Smith Optics Camber MIPS helmet for adults is suitable for snowmobiling, skiing, and other winter sports. The open-faced design comes with adjustable climate control and a comfortable chin strap. AirEvac2 ventilation adds comfort, and some models have Skullcandy audio systems. Colors include Matte black, white, charcoal, and orange, along with green/black split colors and gradients.

6. Typhoon Helmets Adult Snowmobile Helmet with Electric Heated Shield Mens Womens Full Face Dual Lens

The full-face heated shield helmet for both men and women from Typhoon comes with top and lower adjustable air intakes. The DOT-certified helmet has an adjustable breath box and chin skirt. Weighing in at 3.5 pounds, Typhoon’s helmet offers the benefits of a heated shield and full coverage at a light, comfortable weight. Sizes range from Small (21 inches) to XXL (24 inches).

7. Typhoon Adult Snocross Snowmobile Helmet

Typhoon’s snocross/snowmobile helmet is designed for active riders, with an open-face design that will easily accommodate goggles. The black molded DOT-certified helmet has an adjustable breath box and features molded construction with removable comfort liner. Sizing ranges from Small (22 inches) to XXL (24.5 inches).

8. IV2 Dual Visor Modular Flip up Gloss Black Motorcycle Snowmobile Helmet DOT

With a fiber reinforced ABS Thermal plastic composite shell, the IV2’s helmet has a push-button flip-up feature that enables the rider to quickly change from closed-face to open-face in different weather and riding conditions. Easy-open air vents allow riders to adjust ventilation quickly. The dual-inner visor offers clear and tinted sun visor protection. Sturdy at 5.1 pounds of weight, the helmet is DOT certified and comes in Small to XL sizes.

9. IV2 Helmets “DEMON SAMURAI” Dual Visor Modular Flip-up Motorcycle Snowmobile Helmet DOT

For snowmobilers who want a unique exterior helmet design along with performance features, the “Demon Samurai” helmet from IV2 has an ABS thermal plastic shell and a push-button flip-up visor feature. The retractable anti-scratch inner visor also offers sun protection. Air vents are easy to open for proper ventilation. Aerodynamic molding and artistic elements highlight the helmet’s appearance. The helmet can also accommodate an ionized anti-fog visor upgrade for ultra-low temperature use.

10. Raider Adult Rush MX Helmet

With color choices ranging from black to pink, blue, white, and red, Raider’s adult snocross/MX helmet is a lighter-weight open-face choice for active snowmobile riders. The lightweight fiberglass shell has aerodynamic construction. The UV-lacquer finish includes contemporary artwork and sculpted styling that complements a front air-intake ventilating system. The DOT-standard approved helmet is available in small to XXL sizes.

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Depending on your snowmobile riding and driving style and performance needs, you can find a helmet that’s right for you. Let us know which one you choose and why in the comments!