2018 Yamaha Kodiak 450 Fall Beige w/Realtree Xtra, 2018 Yamaha Kodiak 450 Fall Beige w/Realtree Xtra ALL-NEW KODIAK 450.
The new mid-size Kodiak 450 is the perfect machine for any size rider looking to work, hunt or explore with class-leading comfort and capability.
Features may include:
Generous Ground Clearance
Kodiak 450 offers 9.6 inches of ground clearance and full-length composite skid plates to deliver maximum underbelly protection for a wide variety of terrain.
Yamaha built the new Kodiak 450 with a compact body design that is significantly less bulky than competitive models, for precise handling and a confidence-inspiring ride in a variety of terrain conditions.
Smooth Fuel-Injected Engine
Kodiak 450 features a torquey 421cc SOHC engine 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.
Compact Body, Roomy Ergonomics
Kodiak 450 offers a riding position with the same roomy feel as the larger Kodiak 700. With tall handlebars, a seat that is long and plush for improved rider comfort for extended work days, large textured floorboards, and a new oversized thumb throttle, every aspect of the Kodiak 450 was designed to bring class-leading levels of refinement to the middleweight 4x4 ATV segment.
Rubber Engine Mounts
Kodiak 450 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.
Yamaha’s Ultramatic system earns its place as the most reliable transmission in the market. An automatic centrifugal clutch maintains constant belt tension for reduced belt wear and a sprag clutch provides Yamaha’s renowned all-wheel engine braking.
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Kodiak 450 features high-mounted air intakes to ensure that water and debris can’t get into the drive system or engine air cleaner, with a reusable foam air filter for the engine side that is accessible without tools. These air channels provide plenty of cool, clean air for the engine and ensure that the V-belt remains cool in the toughest of working conditions.