Yamaha 421cc EFI engine
The Kodiak 450 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.
Long-stroke KYB gas charged front and rear shocks
The developed 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.
25-inch tyres with wide tread width
So that you can find the optimum traction even on the most challenging terrain the Kodiak 450 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.
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's sophisticated all-wheel engine braking system gives you added confidence and control on downhills.
On-Command® 2WD/4WD drive system
In hilly or slippery conditions, the Kodiak 450'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 unchallenging terrain, another press on the button takes you back to 2WD, making this mid-sized utility ATV so easy and convenient to use.
Compact body size with full size ergonomics
By choosing the Kodiak 450 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.
Precise and nimble handling
All day comfort comes as standard with the Kodiak 450, 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.
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.
Compact body size with full size ergonomics
By choosing the Kodiak 450 you're getting the best of both worlds, because this mid-sized utility ATV benefits from a compact and stylish new 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.
WARN Vantage 2000 winch
To underline its position as the definitive mid-sized utility ATV, the Kodiak 450 is fitted with a powerful WARN Vantage 2000 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.
Taking mid-sized utility ATV design to the next level
The Kodiak 450 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.
Technical SpecificationsDownload Factsheet
- 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
- Ignition system
- Starter system
- Transmission system
- Ultramatic® V-belt with front- and rear wheel engine braking
- Drive system
- On-Command® 2WD/4WD
- Final transmission
- 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
- Front rack
- Rear rack
- 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
- Oil tank capacity
- Steering System