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Kodiak 450 EPS

Key Features

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    Yamaha 421cc EFI engine

    The Kodiak 450 EPS has the power to conquer the toughest terrain thanks to its 421cc single cylinder liquid cooled engine that produces plenty of smooth torque at low revs. Its Electronic Fuel Injection system ensures easy starting in hot or cold conditions at a range of altitudes, giving reliable and economical performance wherever you go.

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    25-inch tyres with wide tread width

    So that you can find the optimum traction even on the most challenging terrain the Kodiak 450 EPS is fitted with specially developed front and rear tyres. Featuring an all-terrain tread pattern, the extra-wide AT25x8-12 front tyres and the AT25x10-12 rear tyres find extra grip whether you're riding across mud, snow and rock.

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    Long-stroke KYB gas charged front and rear shocks

    The all-round independent double wishbone suspension gives 171mm front wheel travel and 189mm rear wheel travel, helping to make light work of extreme terrain. And with their ability to soak up bumps, ruts and other obstacles, the KYB gas-charged adjustable shocks deliver all day riding comfort.

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    On-Command® 2WD/4WD drive system

    In hilly or slippery conditions, the Kodiak 450 EPS's industry-leading On-Command® drive system enables you to switch seamlessly over to the 4WD system with the push of a button. And when you're on flat or challenging terrain, another press on the button takes you back to 2WD, making this mid-sized utility ATV so easy and convenient to use.

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    Electric Power Steering (EPS)

    The Kodiak 450 EPS model is equipped with Yamaha's highly acclaimed Electronic Power Steering (EPS) that is specially designed to give you the best balance of rider assist combined with a natural and positive feel. And for additional illumination, the EPS model features a powerful halogen handlebar-mounted high beam headlight.

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    Ultramatic® CVT transmission

    Ultramatic® CVT automatic transmission makes every trip easier and more enjoyable, both for seasoned riders and also for new entrants to the mid-sized utility ATV class. Its durable V-belt delivers smooth acceleration - and the Kodiak 450 EPS's sophisticated all-wheel engine braking system gives you added confidence and control on downhills.

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    Precise and nimble handling

    All day comfort comes as standard with the Kodiak 450 EPS, making this mid-sized utility ATV ideal for work and play. Featuring a low centre of gravity, the designed chassis delivers precise, nimble and confident handling for maximum riding enjoyment - and for an extra smooth ride, the engine features special vibration-reducing mounts.

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    Compact body size with full size ergonomics

    By choosing the Kodiak 450 EPS you're getting the best of both worlds, because this mid-sized utility ATV benefits from a compact and stylish body design that's easy to manoeuvre in difficult terrain - while the spacious and ergonomic riding position ensures all day comfort whether you're working hard or enjoying some time off.

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    Handlebar mounted LCD dashboard

    The handlebar mounted LCD dashboard features neutral, reverse and park indicator lights on the left - with coolant temperature, engine management and a 4WD engagement indicator on the right. And to keep you informed throughout your ride, the LCD display includes a speedometer, odometer, tripmeter, hour/service meters and fuel meter.

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    Taking mid-sized utility ATV design to the next level

    The Kodiak 450 EPS features the same rugged, functional and user-friendly design as our legendary big bore Kodiak 700. With a range of service friendly features, including an easily accessible air filter and oil dipstick, this tough mid-sized utility ATV is built to get the job done in the toughest terrain.

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    WARN VRX 25 winch

    To underline its position as the definitive mid-sized utility ATV, the Kodiak 450 is fitted with a powerful WARN VRX 25 winch. With a payload capacity of 40kg on the front rack and 80 kg on the rear rack - as well as a towing capacity of 500kg - this rugged all-terrain vehicle is ready to work tirelessly in the farm, forest or paddock.

Technical Specifications

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  • Engine
    Engine type
    Single cylinder, Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC
    Bore x stroke
    84.5 mm x 75.0 mm
    Compression ratio
    10.0 : 1
    Lubrication system
    Wet sump
    Fuel system
    EFI - 34mm Mikuni
    Ignition system
    Starter system
    Transmission system
    Ultramatic® V-belt with front- and rear wheel engine braking, H/L/N/R/P
    Drive system
    On-Command® 2WD/4WD
    Final transmission
  • Chassis
    Front suspension system
    Independent double wishbone, 171 mm wheel travel, 5 position preload adjustment
    Rear suspension system
    Independent double wishbone, 189 mm wheel travel, 5 position preload adjustment
    Front brake
    Dual hydraulic disc
    Rear brake
    Sealed oil-bathed multi-disc
    Front tyres
    AT25x8-12 6ply, E marked / steel wheels
    Rear tyres
    AT25x10-12 6ply, E marked / steel wheels
  • Dimensions
    Overall length
    2,035 mm
    Overall width
    1,180 mm
    Overall height
    1,160 mm
    Seat height
    855 mm
    1,240 mm
    Minimum ground clearance
    245 mm
    Min. turning radius
    Fuel tank capacity
    14 litres
    Oil tank capacity
    2.6 litres
  • Loading limits
    Front rack
    Rear rack
  • Additional features
    Steering System
    Ackermann-type with Electronic Power Steering
    Front Mounted Winch
    WARN VRX 25
    Trailer Hitch
    2"Receiver Trailer style hitch, Handle bar worklight, Small Digital meter