Kodiak 450 EPS


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There’s no rest for the man on the land. From rugged wooded valleys to vast green pastures there’s always the next job to be done. Their ATVs need to be as tough as they come yet comfortable enough to get you through the day.

Introducing the fuel injected 4WD Kodiak 450 with electric power steering (EPS). With it’s all new styling, new chassis, wider track and long travel suspension the Kodiak 450 boosts your comfort and confidence with improved nimble handling and ride catering for a variety of size and skill levels.

The Kodiak 450 is focused on the highest level of capability, providing more Control, Comfort, Confidence and Convenience.

Technical Specifications

Engine Type Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve, single cylinder

Displacement (cc) 421.0

Bore x Stroke (mm) 84.5 x 75.0

Compression Ratio 10.0 : 1

Lubrication System Wet sump

Fuel Management Single Mikuni 34mm

Ignition TCI

Starter System Electric

Fuel Tank Capacity (L) 14.0

Final Transmission Shaft

Transmission Ultramatic® V-belt with all-wheel engine braking; H, L, N, R, P

Frame Type Steel tube

Suspension Front Independent double wishbone, 171mm travel

Suspension Rear Independent double wishbone, 189mm travel

Brakes Front Hydraulic dual discs

Brakes Rear Wet multiple disc

Tyres Front AT25 x 8-12

Tyres Rear AT25 x 10-12

Length (mm) 2035

Width (mm) 1180

Height (mm) 1160

Seat Height (mm) 855

Wheelbase (mm) 1240

Ground Clearance (mm) 245

Wet Weight (kg) 295

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Yamaha’s Exclusive On-Command® 4WD

The On-Command® 4WD system on the Kodiak 450 lets you switch between 2WD and limited-slip 4WD with the simple push of a button. This driver-controlled system eliminates hesitation or slipping while waiting for computer-controlled systems to engage, a common drawback in some competitor models.

Smooth Fuel-Injected Engine

The torquey 421cc SOHC engine is designed to provide a balance of responsive power and smooth character for long riding days with minimal fatigue. Mikuni® fuel injection means easy cold starts and flawless fuel delivery in nearly any condition, while liquid-cooling and a high-volume fan system ensure reliable, consistent performance for years to come.