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Key Features
  • The Kodiak 450 Outdoorsman Editions have a deluxe gun scabbard, front brush guard, rear rack extension, a rear rack bag and come in Realtree Hardwoods® Camo or Hunter Green.
  • Industry-exclusive, fully automatic Ultramatic™ transmission is the most advanced drive system in ATV-ing. An automatic centrifugal clutch maintains constant belt tension for reduced belt wear and class-exclusive all-wheel downhill engine braking.
  • Industry-exclusive three-position On-Command™ In/Out 4WD feature lets you switch between 2WD, limited-slip 4WD and class-exclusive fully locked differential 4WD—all with the simple push of a button. Override button allows engine to make maximum RPM in full Diff-Lock mode.
  • Class-exclusive fully independent long-travel four-wheel suspension features double wishbone suspension front and rear with five-way preload-adjustable shocks for maximum control and comfort over rough terrain.
  • 10.8” inches of ground clearance and high-impact plastic skid plate improve maneuverability and undercarriage protection.
  • Trick digital instrument panel boasts a multi-function LCD display with speedometer, odometer, dual tripmeters, hour meter, 4WD status, transmission position and clock.

Engine:

  • Liquid-cooled 421cc SOHC four-stroke single is rugged and powerful.
  • Semi-oval slide 33mm BSR Mikuni carburetor and high-output DC-CDI ignition deliver fantastic throttle response and engine performance at all RPM.
  • Pushbutton electric starting backed up by auxiliary recoil starter.
  • Stainless steel muffler and header design provides superior power characteristics, exhaust sound and durability.
  • Left side–mounted (Hi/Lo/N/R/P) shift lever keeps throttle-hand free while shifting.
  • Large-capacity aluminum radiator provides maximum cooling efficiency and is positioned high in frame for optimal protection.
  • Compact engine design features a 45° cylinder angle for maximum ground clearance and lower seat height for quick, responsive steering and agility.
  • Gear-driven crankshaft balancer and rubber-damper engine mounts reduce vibration.
  • Fully sealed drive case keeps out water and debris to minimize belt slippage.
  • Hand-operated side cover drain keeps belt dry and free from mud and debris.
  • Specially designed drive system air intake vent prevents overheating and keeps water and mud from entering drive case.
  • Easy-access, tool-free air filter box.

Chassis/Suspension:

  • Lightweight chassis features outstanding durability with superior rigidity for class-leading agility and handling.
  • Light steering and a class-leading turning radius combine for increased comfort and incredible maneuverability—even in 4WD.
  • Fully independent four-wheel suspension features a double wishbone suspension front and rear delivering 6.3 inches and 7.1 inches of travel, respectively, with five-way preload-adjustable shocks to ensure maximum tire contact—and comfort.
  • Large-diameter ventilated hydraulic front and solid rear disc brakes deliver tremendous stopping power in a variety of conditions.
  • Direct front shaft drive eliminates U-joint for greater durability and more efficient power transfer when engaged in 4WD.
  • Low seat height creates enhanced handling.
  • 25 x 8-12 front and 25 x 10-12 rear tires, further boost ground clearance and reduce unsprung weight for lighter, more responsive steering and handling.
  • Heavy-duty composite front carry bar and CV joint guards help prevent damage to boot covers and won’t dent or rust.

Additional Features:

  • Steel cargo racks with special, extra-durable wrinkle paint finish feature a combined cargo capacity of 264 pounds (88 front, 176 rear).
  • Standard center-mounted trailer hitch can hook up over 1100 pounds of payload.
  • Available in four colors including Realtree Hardwoods® High Definition Camouflage for true hunting performance.
  • Large-capacity, four-gallon fuel tank has a built-in gauge and easy-to-reach petcock valve.
  • Recessed, water-resistant, automotive-type DC power outlet handles wide range of accessories.
  • Water-resistant, large-capacity underseat storage box provides added convenience.
  • Plush, specially designed seat is wide and contoured for incomparable rider comfort.
  • Wide, fully integrated floorboards keep rider’s feet dry and feature serrated footpegs for extra grip in wet conditions.
  • Large front and rear fenders with inner guards offer excellent mud/splash protection.
  • Easy-access, underseat marine-spec electrical components ensure maximum protection from the elements.
  • Dual, bright multi-reflector 30-watt Krypton bulb headlights with high and low beams; rear brake light.
  • Built in Newnan, GA, USA.

Specifications

  • MSRP*:
         $7,049 Outdoorsman Edition w/Kit (Hardwoods HD Camo) Available from September 2005
         $6,699 Outdoorsman Edition w/Kit (Hunter Green) Available from September 2005
         $6,649 Hunter (Hardwoods HD Camo) Available from July 2005
         $6,299 (Hunter Green) Available from July 2005
         $6,299 (Steel Blue) Available from July 2005
         $6,299 (Red) Available from July 2005

Engine

  • Type: 421cc, 4-Stroke Single, Liquid Cooled w/ Fan, SOHC
  • Bore x Stroke: 84.5mm x 75mm
  • Compression Ratio: 10:1
  • Carburetion: Mikuni 33mm BSR
  • Ignition: DC – CDI
  • Starting System: Electric w/ Auxiliary Pull
  • Transmission: Yamaha Ultramatic® V-Belt with Hi,Lo,Neut.,Rev.,Park
  • Engine Braking: All Wheel
  • Drive Train: Yamaha On-Command® push button 3-way locking differential, 2WD, 4WD, locked 4WD; Shaft

Chassis

  • Suspension/Front: Independent Double Wishbone, 6.3” w/ 5-way Preload Adjustment
  • Suspension/Rear: Independent Double Wishbone, 7.1” w/ 5-way Preload Adjustment
  • Brakes/Front: Dual Hydraulic Disc
  • Brakes/Rear: Hydraulic Disc
  • Tires/Front: AT25 x 8-12
  • Tires/Rear: AT25 x 10-12

Dimensions

  • L x W x H: 78.5” x 43.0” x 44.1”
  • Seat Height: 32.7”
  • Wheelbase: 48.5”
  • Turning Radius: 118"
  • Ground Clearance: 10.8”
  • Fuel Capacity: 4.0 Gallons
  • Dry Weight: 591 Lbs.
  • Rack Capacity: 88 Lbs.Fr. / 176 Lbs.Rr.
  • Towing Capacity: 1,102 Lbs.

Other

  • Instrumentation: Digital LCD Multi-function display. Speedo, Odometer, Dual Trip, Hour, Clock, Gear Position, & Fuel Gauge
  • Lighting: Dual 30W Krypton Multi-reflector Headlights & 21/5W Brake light
  • Warranty: 6 Month (Limited Factory Warranty)

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