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Honda

Foreman RedFourTrax Foreman

The 2003 Foreman features the big-time power and torque of a 395cc engine, making it the value leader of heavy-duty 4WD ATV machines.

Features & Benefits

Engine/Drivetrain

  • Powerful, compact OHV air-cooled 395cc engine is longitudinally mounted to allow direct drive-shaft alignment to both front and rear wheels for reduced frictional losses.
  • Overhead-valve design offers a wide, easy-to-use powerband and compact engine dimensions, with light weight of 111 pounds.
  • Dust-resistant air intake system.
  • Closed crankcase vent system safeguards against engine oil contamination.
  • Rubber-cushion engine mounting and gear-driven counterbalancer reduce vibration.
  • Super-heavy-duty automatic clutch with a low, 1750-rpm engagement point for excellent driveability and towing capacity.
  • Five-speed transmission with reverse includes an ultra-low first gear.
  • Full-time four-wheel-drive.
  • Convenient electric starter, with auxiliary recoil starter and an automatic internal decompression system.
  • Wet sump with large, 3-quart capacity.
  • High-flow oil cooler with cooling fan helps control engine temperatures.
  • CD ignition with electronic advance for good performance and reliability.
  • Powerful, 310-watt AC generator.
  • Snorkel-type air intake system is specially designed for water crossings.
  • USDA-qualified spark arrester/muffler is constructed of stainless steel.

Chassis/Suspension

  • Foreman BeigeSimple yet rugged D-channel twin-spar design forms the two main frame members, with steel double-cradle lower frame tubes.
  • Maintenance-free shaft drive with limited-slip front differential routes power directly from the longitudinally mounted engine without inefficient directional changes.
  • Independent double-wishbone front suspension uses Showa shock absorbers to give 4.3 inches of travel.
  • Steel swingarm and dual Showa rear shock absorbers give 4.3 inches of travel.
  • Steering mechanism design features light effort and a tight turning radius of 11.5 feet.
  • Dual sealed front hydraulic drum brakes and sealed mechanical rear drum.
  • Standard over-fenders give excellent mud protection.
  • Tires designed especially for the Foreman(r) feature aggressive tread patterns for excellent traction.

Additional Features

  • Engine design produces low emissions and meets California Air Resources Board (CARB) off-road emissions standards.
  • Multi-function speedometer/hourmeter features tripmeter and enhanced low-speed monitor function. The first two-thirds of the 180-degree needle-sweep registers speeds from 0-15 mph in 1-mph increments, to allow precise monitoring of vehicle speed for effective application of liquid and solid materials from spraying and spreading equipment. The remaining one-third of the sweep measures speed up to an indicated 45 mph. The hourmeter function helps to monitor use for maintenance and other record-keeping functions.
  • Large cargo racks front and rear allow payloads of 66 and 133 pounds respectively.
  • Heavy-duty trailer hitch with towing capacity of 850 pounds.
  • Large, lightweight plastic fuel tank with 3.2-gallon capacity.
  • Reusable foam air filter.
  • Fuel gauge is standard equipment.
  • Unique rear-opening storage compartment allows access when rack is loaded.
  • Triple-headlight system with single 45-watt upper light and dual 25-watt lower lights.
  • Constant-velocity-joint boot guards help prevent damage to boot covers.
  • Maintenance-free battery.
  • Neutral, reverse and oil temperature lights.
  • Durable, comfortable, easy-to-use controls.
  • Keyed ignition switch for added security.
  • Standard-equipment mud flaps.
  • Triple skidplates.
  • Handlebar switches, controls and warning labels use internationally approved ISO graphic symbols.
  • Easy-to-use parking brake.
  • Handlebar-mounted choke lever.
  • Standard tool kit includes a tire pressure gauge.
  • G.V.W.R. is 1058 pounds.
  • Assembled in Timmonsville, South Carolina.
  • Transferable six-month limited warranty.
  • Ownership includes one-year complimentary Membership in the Honda Rider's Club of America(tm). Benefits include discounts, travel benefits, roadside assistance and much more. For HRCA(r) details, call 1-800-847-HRCA.

Available Accessories

  • 12-volt DC connector.
  • Flag kit.

Specifications

  • Foreman OliveModel: TRX400FM
  • Engine Type: 395cc air-cooled OHV longitudinally mounted single-cylinder four-stroke
  • Bore and Stroke: 86mm x 68mm
  • Carburetion: 32mm piston-valve
  • Ignition: CD with electronic advance
  • Starter: Electric with auxiliary recoil
  • Clutch: Automatic
  • Transmission: Five-speed with reverse and ultra-low first gear
  • Driveline: Direct front and rear drive-shafts with limited-slip front differential
  • Suspension Front: Independent double-wishbone; 4.3 inches travel
  • Suspension Rear: Swingarm with dual shocks; 4.3 inches travel
  • Brakes Front: Dual sealed hydraulic drum
  • Brakes Rear: Sealed mechanical drum
  • Tires Front: 24 x 8-11
  • Tires Rear: 24 x 10-11
  • Length: 76.5 inches
  • Width: 45.5 inches
  • Height: 43.1 inches
  • Seat Height: 30.9 inches
  • Ground Clearance: 7.3 inches
  • Wheelbase: 48.8 inches
  • Turning Radius: 11.5 feet
  • Dry Weight: 553.0 pounds
  • Fuel Capacity: 3.2 gallons, including 0.7-gallon reserve
  • Colors: Red, Olive, Beige

Recommended for riders 16 years of age and older.


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