The all-new 2018 Kodiak 450 Yamaha Utility ATV is an incredible quad bike newly launched by the Best Quad Bike Brand. It is an incredible gift of for New Year for those riders who want to explore new areas on their ATVs. It is an incredible mid-size quad bike, which fits the variety of riders. It provides an ultimate riding experience, class-leading comfort, and capability. The review of newly launched 2018 Kodiak 450 Yamaha Utility ATV is written below.
2018 Kodiak 450 Yamaha Utility ATV – Specification and Price
The newly launched 2018 Kodiak 450 Yamaha Utility ATV comes with the best combination of industry’s most durable automatic transmission. They call is Ultramatic, which comes with the rider-centric control and traction of On-Command selectable 4WD. It results in greater capability with the confidence when riding in most challenging surfaces. This Yamaha quad bike comes with the full-length skid plates as standard. They provide approximately 10 inches of ground clearance featuring an independent double wishbone suspension with adjustable shocks. This quad bike is always ready to tackle the rough surfaces and harsh conditions. The rider’s comfort is the ultimate objective behind this quad bike. Its chassis is compact lightweight with the best graphics like the bigger 2017 Kodiak 700 quad bike. The overall body of this quad bike is precisely designed to achieve an ultimate handling and maneuverability on the trail. The ergonomics are carefully designed for maximum flexibility so that it can accommodate riders of all sizes. It features the long, comfortable seat with wide floorboards to ensure enough room for the rider to move. The handlebar bend is shaped for the riders of various height. It will result in better handling and extreme level of comfort. The new 2018 Kodiak 450 Yamaha Utility ATV comes with the full range of exciting features, which are very helpful in improving its durability and serviceability.
The all-new 2018 Kodiak 450 Yamaha Utility ATV comes with the 9.6 inches of ground clearance with full-length composite skid plates. They provide the maximum underbelly protection in all kinds of terrains. It has the compact body design, which is less bulky as compared to many other ATVs. This design helps in precise handling and confidence-inspiring ride in all kinds of conditions. The powerful 421cc SOHC engine design delivers the balance of responsive power along with the smooth long ride. The new Mikuni fuel injection ensures easy starts with flawless delivery in all conditions. The liquid-cooling system with the high-volume fan system guarantees the reliable performance. This quad bike provides the massive power like the 2017 Yamaha YFZ450R sports quad bike. The Ultimate transmission comes with the gated shifter, dual-range (Hi/Lo) drive and reverses gear as well. This transmission is carefully tuned to deliver the lowered cruising rpm for the smoother ride. The position of gates shifter was carefully considered so that rider can have enough room to move. The On-Command 4WD system enables the rider to switch between 2WD and limited-slip 4WD with just a simple push of the button. It is the rider-controlled system, which eliminates the hesitation or slipper while waiting for the computer-controlled to be engaged. The new hydraulic front disc brakes provide the great stopping power. The rear sealed brake is protected from dirt, rocks, and mud to ensure best braking performance and ultimate rider confidence. The new heavy duty tires of 25 inches feature an aggressive tread pattern to offers the best balance of precise steering and optimized comfort. The large-diameter steel cargo racks come with durable wrinkle paint with the carrying capacity of 264 pounds. The heavy-duty ball mount comes as a standard and the new 2018 Kodiak 450 Yamaha Utility ATV can tow more than 1,322 pounds.
The all-new 2018 Kodiak 450 Yamaha Utility ATV provides an excellent riding position like the larger Kodiak 700. It features the large handlebars, long seat providing an ultimate rider comfort and large floorboard. Each and every part of this quad bike is optimized for best performance and comfort. This Yamaha quad bike features the newly developed rubber engine mounts, which isolate the vibrations from the engine bay. An independent double wishbone suspension provides an optimized vehicle stance and light steering feel. It comes with the front wheel travel of 6.7 inches while 7.4 inches at the rear. The new 2018 Kodiak 450 Yamaha Utility ATV ensures the excellent rider comfort with its new wheels in all kinds of surfaces. The new compact LCD instrument cluster provides the clear picture of speed, transmission status fuel level and modern compact package. The on-board storage is sealed for protection from rain and mud. The standard 12V of power port keep the devices charged over the long riding.
The newly launched 2018 Kodiak 450 Yamaha Utility ATV features an Ultramatic system, which is one of the most reliable transmissions in the market. An automatic centrifugal clutch ensures the constant belt tension for reduced belt wear while the sprung clutch offers the renowned all-wheel engine braking. The new high-mounted air intakes prevent water and debris from entering into the drive system or engine air cleaner. The air channel of this quad bike offers the plenty of cool and clean air for the engine to ensure that the V-belt remains cool in all conditions. The marine-grade waterproof connector’s guarantees for maximum weatherproofing, maximizing durability and improving serviceability. The powertrain is designed to offer service and maintenance as stress-free as possible. The airbox provides the tool-less access to the air filter element. All the vehicle electronics are positioned high on the chassis under its front section for an easy access. This quad bike features an injection-molded fenders, which protect it onboard rock and debris damage. There is full range of Genuine Yamaha Accessories available to meet the demand of a variety of riders. The new 2018 Kodiak 450 Yamaha Utility ATV is assembled in Newnan, GA, U.S.A.
2018 Kodiak 450 Yamaha Utility ATV – Price
The newly launched 2018 Kodiak 450 Yamaha Utility ATV comes in three different color combinations. The Fall Beige with Realtree Xtra comes with the price of $6,249 while Red and Hunter Green is available in $5,999 only. All of these models are available in the market from July 2017.
2018 Kodiak 450 Yamaha Utility ATV – Specs
|Engine Type||421cc, liquid-cooled, SOHC, 4-stroke, 2 valves|
|Bore x Stroke||84.5 mm x 75.0 mm|
|Fuel Delivery||Yamaha Fuel Injection (YFI), 34 mm|
|Ignition||TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition|
|Transmission||Ultramatic V-belt with the all-wheel engine braking; H, L, N, R, P|
|Final Drive||On-Command selectable 2WD or 4WD; shaft|
|Suspension / Front||Independent double wishbone; 6.7 inches travel|
|Suspension / Rear||Independent double wishbone; 7.4 inches travel|
|Brakes / Front||Dual hydraulic disc|
|Brakes / Rear||Multi-disk wet brake|
|Tires / Front||AT25 x 8-12|
|Tires / Rear||AT25 x 10-12|
|L x W x H||80.1 inches x 46.5 inches x 45.7 inches|
|Seat Height||33.6 inches|
|Turning Radius||122.0 inches|
|Maximum Ground Clearance||9.6 inches|
|Fuel Capacity||3.7 gallons|
|Wet Weight||637 lb|
|Rack Capacity||88 lb Front / 176 lb rear|
|Towing Capacity||1322 lb|
|Warranty||6 Month (Limited Factory Warranty)|
This article is all about the new 2018 Kodiak 450 Yamaha Utility ATV and it is covered under www.bikescatalog.com. This is an incredible quad bike which comes with a number of amazing features. The engine of this bike provides an ultimate performance in all conditions. The overall frame and chassis are perfectly designed so that it provides an excellent riding experience. One should purchase it and enjoy the fun ride.