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2018 Yamaha KODIAK 450 EPS SE - $8999

Engine: 450
Colour: gray
  • 421 cc, liquid-cooled, SOHC, 2-valve, fuel injected, single.
    • proven design with an excellent reliability record
    • engine uses regular unleaded fuel
    • rubber engine mounts reduce vibration & noise for excellent rider comfort
  • Electric starting.
    • includes auto decompression system for fast, easy starts
  • SOHC, 2-valve cylinder head design.
    • simple 2- valve design (1-intake & 1-exhaust)
    • 40 mm intake & 34 mm exhaust valves
    • rocker arm valve actuation... simple, proven design that is easy to adjust
  • Aluminum cylinder body with cast iron liner.
    • cylinder can be over bored in the event of an issue (2 sizes of overbore available)
  • Short skirt forged aluminum piston.
    • lightweight design means faster throttle response & less mechanical vibration
  • Gear driven engine balancer shaft.
    • reduces engine vibration for improved rider comfort
  • 34 mm Mikuni throttle body fuel injection system with TPS & ISC.
    • TPS (Throttle Position Sensor) is used to more precisely calculate the fuel injection quantity for optimum power, excellent throttle response & reduced fuel consumption
    • ISC (Idle Speed Control) helps ensure a steady idle even during warm up
    • other fuel injection benefits include; choke-free starting, excellent fuel economy & reduced emissions
  • Throttle limiter.
    • easy to adjust, screw-type throttle limiter
    • throttle limiter reduces acceleration & top speed if desired
  • High mounted, high capacity air box with washable foam air filter.
    • no tools required to access air filter
    • washable foam filter can be re-used reducing tune-up costs
    • high mounted design helps prevent water ingestion
    • air box features a "no tools required" drain
  • Yamaha's industry leading "Ultramatic" CVT (fully automatic) dual range transmission with reverse & downhill engine braking.
    • dual range, high - low transmission with reverse. Low range offers more "grunt" for towing or hauling heavy loads or when tackling technical terrain
    • CVT automatically selects the optimum transmission ratio, meaning you are always in the right "gear"
    • Ultramatic design offers controllable, confidence inspiring downhill engine braking
    • downhill engine braking also reduces brake wear & related servicing
    • Ultramatic design utilizes a special centrifugal clutch which keeps constant tension on the V-belt, reducing belt wear since the belt does not slip as the clutches engage
    • high mounted belt cooling ducts help prevent water ingestion
    • V-belt housing has an easy access "no tools required" drain plug
    • automotive style, gated, 5-postion shifter (high, low, neutral, reverse & park)
  • Convenient, handlebar mounted push button On Command 2wd - 4wd drive selector.
    • drive system features 2 modes: 2wd & 4wd limited slip
    • On Command system lets you select the best mode for the conditions ... not the machine
  • Straight design front & rear drive shafts.
    • straight driveshaft layout eliminates U-joints, reducing friction, noise & vibration
    • front & rear CV drive shafts feature heavy duty plastic boots to protect the CV joints from mud & water penetration for extended service life
  • High capacity cooling system with electric cooling fan.
    • 53% more cooling capacity than the last generation Kodiak 450
    • maintains consistent engine temperatures for optimum performance
    • radiator is positioned high in the frame for protection
    • design reduces heat reaching the rider
  • Wet sump lubrication system.
    • spin on type oil filter for fast, easy oil changes
    • oil drain plug access hole in skid plate
  • Maintenance-free transistor controlled TCI ignition.
    • produces a strong spark for fast starts
    • provides precise ignition timing / mapping for optimum engine performance at all rpms
  • Marine style, waterproof connectors on key electrical components.
  • Stainless steel exhaust system with catalyzer & cleanable spark arrestor.
    • spark arrestor prevents stray sparks from exiting the exhaust
    • catalyzer reduces exhaust emissions
    • stainless steel design helps prevent rusting
  • Air Injection System (AIS) injects fresh air into exhaust port to fully burn any unburnt fuel, reducing exhaust emissions.

chassis

  • Rugged tube type, steel frame.
    • compact design provides nimble, responsive handling
    • low seat height (855 mm / 33.7") reduces centre of gravity & improves rider confidence / security
    • revised riding position (Vs. last generation 450) offers a roomier cockpit, with more knee & foot room for improved rider comfort
  • Full length, rugged plastic skid plates.
    • underside of unit is fully protected by high impact skid plates (2 piece design)
    • front differential & engine oil drain access holes in main skid plate
    • skid plates enhance "terrain-ability" by allowing unit to slide more easily over obstacles
  • Electric Power Steering (EPS).
    • significantly reduces steering effort resulting in less rider fatigue & improved rider comfort & confidence
    • speed sensitive system; more assist at slower speeds, less assist at higher speeds for optimum control
    • significantly reduces handlebar kickback when front wheels strike an obstacle
    • fully sealed system (electrics & gears)
  • Double wishbone front & rear steel A-arms.
    • wide track A-arms (front & rear) improve rider confidence by reducing body roll
    • rear anti-sway bar for optimum handling & reduced body roll
  • Adjustable independent double wishbone front & rear suspension.
    • 5-position pre-load adjustable, gas charged shocks front & rear
    • 171 mm (6.7") front wheel travel & 189 mm (7.4") rear wheel travel
    • excellent rider comfort even on the toughest trails
  • 245 mm (9.6") of ground clearance.
  • Front disc brakes.
    • independent (separate) front & rear braking for enhanced control & terrain-ability
    • dual 220 mm (8.7") front rotors squeezed by single piston Nissin calipers
  • Sealed, rear "wet brake."
    • single rear "wet brake" is fully enclosed in the rear gear case housing
    • enclosed design keeps mud & water from entering the system & causing premature wear
    • consistent braking performance
    • reduced maintenance
  • Rugged CST tires & either steel wheels or cast aluminum mag wheels (depending on model).
    • 25" tires help to increase ground clearance
    • tire design enhances steering precision, ride comfort & tradition
  • 14 litre fuel tank.
    • bar / block style fuel gauge in LCD meter
    • last bar will begin blinking when fuel level is 4.2 litres or less (low fuel warning)
  • Revised riding position Vs. last generation 450 for improved rider comfort & confidence.
    • revised handlebar design & bend
    • longer seat design
    • longer & wider floorboards
    • increased knee & legroom Vs last generation Kodiak 450
  • Quick remove, seat with large under seat storage pocket.
    • seat snaps into place - no levers to fuss with when removing seat
    • seat is 110 mm (4.3") longer than last generation seat
    • storage pocket features multiple drain holes (storage pocket is not water proof)
  • Oversized floorboards.
    • significantly longer & wider than last generation 450... for increased foot room
    • excellent rider foot protection
    • helps reduce mud & water splash
  • Compact digital LCD meter assembly with indicator & warning lights.
    • functions include: speedometer, odometer, trip meter, fuel gauge, hour meter, service hour meter, drive mode indicator, transmission gear indicator & various warning lights
  • Quick remove, seat with large under seat storage pocket.
    • seat snaps into place &mdah; no levers to fuss with when removing seat
    • seat is 110 mm longer than last generation seat with addition thigh support
    • storage pocket features multiple drain holes (storage pocket is not water proof)
  • Aggressive angular body styling.
    • injection-molded fenders & centre body with special scuff guard finish in selected areas
    • increased rider room Vs last generation Kodiak 450
  • High visibility lighting.
    • 30/30 watt Krypton main headlights (fender mounted)
    • handlebar mounted halogen 3rd headlight... turns with handlebars (EPS models only) & is only
    • activated when using high beam (3rd headlight is only available on EPS models)
    • rear tail light (brake & running lights)
  • Heavy duty steel front & rear racks with wrinkle finish paint for durability.
    • front rack max load: 40 kg (88 lbs.)
    • rear rack max load: 80 kg (176 lbs.)
  • Rugged, cast "tongue-style" trailer hitch mount (ball not included).
    • towing capacity: 600 kg (1,322 lbs.)
  • Rugged front bumper with wrinkle finish paint for durability.
  • 12 volt DC outlet.
    • conveniently located on centre body area just ahead of handlebars
    • 10 amp / 120 watt, 12 volt DC outlet for work light, GPS, cell phone, etc.
  • Integrated winch wiring allows for easy installation of accessory winch.
  • Low maintenance, sealed battery (battery should be charged during extended storage).
  • YDT (Yamaha Diagnostic Tool) easy access, under seat coupler.
    • Yamaha's exclusive money & time saving diagnostic tool