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 new 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 new Kodiak boosts your comfort and confidence with improved nimble handling and ride catering for a variety of size and skill levels.
The all Kodiak 450 is focused on the highest level of capability, providing more Control, Comfort, Confidence and Convenience.
Unlike many middleweight utility ATVs, Kodiak 450 EPS isn’t just a smaller engine under a full-size body. Yamaha built the Kodiak 450 EPS from the ground up to give riders a compact chassis for precise handling and maneuverability on the trail. The Kodiak 450 has a wider track, longer wheelbase, wider tyre tread resulting in improved rider control, confidence and safety.
Class Leading Brakes
Hydraulic front disc brakes serve up powerful and consistent feel and braking performance to add to rider confidence, while the sealed rear brake is protected from dirt, rocks and mud.
On Command Drive System
Kodiak 450® EPS brings Yamaha’s renowned combination of the industry’s most durable automatic transmission—Ultramatic®—with the rider-centric control and traction of On-Command selectable 4WD. The result is outstanding capability with the confidence to get you through the most challenging terrain and back again.
Heavy Duty Tyres
Beefy 25-inch tyres feature an aggressive tread pattern and provide a balance of precise steering and optimized comfort to make the most of available traction. The new Kodiak tyres are wider than previous models giving you the control and confidence of sure footed traction.
LCD Instrument Cluster
A compact all-LCD instrument cluster gives the rider a clear picture of speed, transmission status, fuel level and more, in a modern and compact package.
Long Travel Suspension
The Kodiak 450 EPS features independent double wishbone suspension for an optimised vehicle stance, light steering feel, and improved feeling from the shocks across the entire range of travel. With 170mm of front wheel travel and 188mm at the rear, Kodiak 450 EPS provides excellent rider comfort even in the roughest terrain.
More Comfortable Seat
Kodiak 450 EPS offers a riding position with the same roomy feel as the larger Kodiak 700. With tall handlebars and a seat that is long and plush for improves rider comfort for extended work days.
Kodiak 450 EPS offers large textured floorboards is one example of how every aspect of the Kodiak 450 EPS was designed to bring class-leading levels of refinement to the middleweight 4×4 ATV segment.
Rubber Engine Mounts
Kodiak 450 EPS features newly developed rubber engine mounts that isolate vibrations from the engine bay and give the rider one of the smoothest rides ever offered in a utility ATV.
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