Kodiak 450 / EPS

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2018 ATV

Kodiak 450 / EPS

A force of nature.
Kodiak is already the leading name in the large capacity utility ATV world. And now we’re taking the mid-sized utility class to the next level with the rugged Kodiak 450.
Its easy to use technology, outstanding durability and Yamaha reliability enable the Kodiak 450 to take on the toughest jobs in extreme terrain. The industry-leading On Command drive system allows you to switch seamlessly between 2WD and 4WD at the push of a button – and the Ultramatic automatic transmission makes every task more relaxing and enjoyable.
In terms of comfort and convenience, nothing comes close! And when work’s over, this versatile ATV adds a new dimension to your precious leisure time.

DETAILS
•  Versatile and practical mid-sized utility ATV
•  All day comfort, added functionality, easy to use
•  Designed for work and leisure
•  Premium Yamaha quality with great value for money
•  High torque 421cc 4-stroke engine
•  Economical and reliable Electronic Fuel Injection
•  Compact body design with roomy riding space
•  Long travel suspension with gas shock absorbers
•  On Command push button 2WD / 4WD drive system
•  Ultramatic automatic CVT transmission
•  120kg rack carrying capacity 600kg towing capacity
•  WARN Vantage 2000 winch

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FEATURES

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New Yamaha 421cc EFI engine

The Kodiak 450 has the power to conquer the toughest terrain thanks to its new 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 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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New long-stroke KYB gas charged front & rear shocks

The newly 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.

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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.

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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’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, making this mid-sized utility ATV ideal for work and play. Featuring a low centre of gravity, the newly 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 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.

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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 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 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.

Kodiak 450 / EPS
Specifications
Engine
Engine type
Single cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC
Displacement
421cc
Bore x stroke
84.5 mm x 75.0 mm
Compression ratio
10.0 : 1
Ignition system
TCI
Starter system
Electric
Transmission system
Yamaha Ultramatic® V-belt
Drive system
On-Command® 2WD/4WD
Final transmission
Shaft
Chassis
Front suspension system
Independent double wishbone, 171 mm wheel travel
Rear suspension system
Independent double wishbone, 189 mm wheel travel
Front brake
Dual hydraulic disc
Rear brake
Sealed oil-bathed multi-disc
Front tyres
AT25x8-12 / Aluminum Wheels
Rear tyres
AT25x10-12 / Aluminum Wheels
Dimensions
Overall length
2,035 mm
Overall width
1,180 mm
Overall height
1,160 mm
Seat height
855 mm
Wheelbase
1,240 mm
Minimum ground clearance
245 mm
Min. turning radius
3.2 m
Fuel tank capacity
14 litres
Oil tank capacity
2.6 litres
Loading limits
Front rack
40 kg
Rear rack
80 kg
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