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Kawasaki Motor Corp.For explorers who prefer two-wheel drive, the Prairie 400 is the ATV of choice. It shares the same liquid-cooled, 391cc, single over-head cam, 4-valve four-stroke engine as its four-wheel drive sibling and utilizes the Kawasaki Automatic Power-Drive System (KAPS) that requires no shifting once the transmission is placed into High or Low range or reverse. Other features include dual front disc brakes, MacPherson strut front suspension, steel cargo racks that can carry nearly 250 pounds, and a towing capability of 1,100 pounds.

Prairie 400The Prairie 400 ATV has a comfortable saddle for day-long excursions, full-sized floorboards with extra large drainage holes to help keep the rider’s feet dry and new raised footpegs for extra grip. It also has a 12V accessory socket at the base of the handlebars, so the rider can recharge a cell phone or a GPS unit to find the most interesting way back to base camp.

The Prairie 400 has a suggested retail price of $5,199. Some of the special features and benefits found on the Prairie 400 include:

Prairie 400



Features & Benefits

  • A powerful, liquid-cooled, over-head cam, 4-valve four-stroke engine for smooth, consistent power and long-lasting reliability
  • The Kawasaki Automatic Power-Drive System (KAPS) with High and Low range is fully automatic, so you’re always in the powerband.
  • Beefy MacPherson strut front suspension for responsive steering and excellent stability under load
  • Hydraulic front disc brakes and a sealed rear drum brake for all-weather stopping power
  • High snorkel intake, full floorboards, great mud protection and a handy 12V DC receptacle for serious work or adventure


  • Engine 4-stroke, SOHC single

  • Displacement 391cc

  • Compression ratio 10.2:1

  • Starting system Electric with recoil backup

  • Bore x Stroke 81.0 x 76.0mm

  • Cooling Liquid

  • Carburetion Keihin CVK34

  • Ignition Electronic DC-CDI

  • Transmission Kawasaki Automatic Power-drive System (KAPS)

  • with High/Low range plus reverse

  • Final drive Shaft


  • Frame Double cradle, steel

  • Suspension type, front MacPherson strut

  • Suspension type, rear Swingarm with single shock

  • Suspension adjustments, rear 5-way preload adjustment


  • Wheel travel, front 6.7 in.

  • Wheel travel, rear 7.1 in.

  • Tire, front AT25 x 8-12 tubeless

  • Tire, rear AT25 x 11-10 tubeless

  • Brakes, front, rear Dual hydraulic disc/Single sealed drum

  • Overall length 81.3 in.

  • Overall width 47.4 in.

  • Wheelbase 49.4 in.

  • Ground Clearance (at lowest point) 7.1 in.

  • Seat height 34.2 in.

  • Dry weight 584 lbs.

  • Rack weight limits, F/R 88/154 lbs.

  • Towing capacity 1103 lbs.

  • Fuel capacity 3.7 gallons

  • Instruments Neutral, reverse with indicator lamps

  • Lighting Dual headlights with hi/low beam

  • Colors Hunter Green, Firecracker Red

  • Suggested retail price $5,199

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