Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2022 Yamaha Utility Quad Bike Review

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Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2022 Yamaha Utility Quad Bike

Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2022 Yamaha Utility Quad Bike offers a class-leading Special Edition ready for work or play with metal wheels adding painted plastics and eye-catching graphics.

Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2022 Yamaha Utility Quad Bike – Features and Price

Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2022 Yamaha Utility Quad Bike

Top Features

Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2022 Yamaha Utility Quad Bike delivers Yamaha’s legendary riding fun without compromising any comfort. The bike has a powerful 686cc engine is designed for low-rpm cruising and quiet operation but the improved midrange delivers outstanding big-bore power just where you need it.

Yamaha’s Ultramatic® transmission is the most durable CVT that combines quick response with innovative features like natural all-wheel engine braking for added control and confidence.

The new three-position On-Command 4WD system allows you to move between 2WD, limited-slip 4WD and a fully locked differential 4WD with a button. In full differential lock mode, an override button allows the engine to reach maximum rpm.

Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2022 Yamaha Utility Quad Bike

The Kodiak 700 EPS SE handles challenging terrain with ease thanks to its high ground clearance and adjustable suspension. The Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE is equipped with wide-arc A-arms and full-body skid plates to tackle anything the farm or trail may throw.

The Kodiak 700 EPS SE blends big-bore performance with a more compact body design in mid-sized ATVs to improve riders’ overall feel and confidence. The bike has a factory-installed WARN® VRX 25 winch and high-quality painted bodywork. The Kodiak 700 EPS Special Edition further boosts harsh terrain capability and confidence. With the new Kodiak 700 EPS SE’s best-in-class speed-sensitive Electric Power Steering, you’ll get less fatigue, better control and better trail feel (EPS).

Capability

Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2022 Yamaha Utility Quad Bike offers Ultramatic® transmission in the Kodiak 700 EPS SE comes with a gated shifter, dual-range (Hi/Lo) drive plus reverse gear, and the extraordinarily advanced and durable CVT drive system on the market. A sprag clutch gives natural all-wheel engine braking while an automatic centrifugal clutch maintains constant belt tension for reduced wear. The 686cc motor of the Kodiak 700 EPS SE is tuned for high midrange power and combines big-bore performance with an enjoyable, usable engine character. As a result, the torque-rich power delivery is thrilling on the trails while remaining smooth and quiet when exploring or working on the working site.

Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2022 Yamaha Utility Quad Bike

An all-new three-position On-Command 4WD system allows you to move between 2WD, limited-slip 4WD, and a fully locked differential 4WD with a button. In full differential lock mode, an override button allows the engine to reach maximum rpm. With the Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE’s high-mounted air intake arrangement, you can confidently tackle dirt and water. The design enhances power and torque while allowing for more onboard storage and tool-free foam air filter maintenance.

The Kodiak 700 EPS SE combines a stainless steel exhaust system and a screen-type spark arrestor for tremendous power and low noise output over many years. The bike has slow-speed technical riding that puts a lot of thermal strain on a liquid-cooled engine. The Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE has a large radiator that produces lots of airflow for best cooling efficiency and is positioned high in the frame for more excellent protection. An all-new high-mounted drive system air intake helps keep debris and water out of the drive case while maintaining drive system temperatures.

The Kodiak 700 EPS SE has 25-inch Maxxis® tires that give a precise steering feel and input to maximize the available traction. Hydraulic front disc brakes and an all-new sealed wet rear brake system come standard on every Kodiak 700 EPS SE, providing solid and reliable braking.

The Kodiak 700 EPS SE has an impressive 10.8 inches of ground clearance and full-length composite skid plates for optimal underbelly protection. It allows it to handle practically any terrain with ease.

Comfort

Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2022 Yamaha Utility Quad Bike offers 7.1 inches of front wheel travel and 9.1 inches of rear-wheel travel are provided by performance shocks with 5-way adjustable preload and an independent double-wishbone suspension, delivering exceptional rider comfort even on the most challenging trails. Yamaha’s Electric Power Steering -EPS, the industry’s most excellent blend of electric steering help with positive trail feedback; you can decrease fatigue and tackle every bend. The bike is suitable for optimal mass centralization and handling. The bike has a 4.76-gallon fuel tank positioned behind the seat.

Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2022 Yamaha Utility Quad Bike

A comfortable seat improves rider comfort for extended days spent exploring every path while also allowing the rider to move about freely. Despite its full-size capability, the Kodiak 700 EPS SE has a more compact body design that feels and handles like a mid-sized ATV.

Confidence

The new Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2022 Yamaha Utility Quad Bike offers a front bumper is made of a rigid composite material that won’t scrape and won’t rust. A handlebar-mounted halogen work light gives additional illumination that moves with rider input for added flexibility, while paired halogen headlights ensure good visibility. The Kodiak 700 EPS SE incorporates a 2,500-pound capacity winch mounted right from the production floor to give consumers even more confidence in getting through the most challenging conditions.

A selection of accessory solutions was built to work with the Kodiak 700 EPS SE that provides performance, convenience, protection and styling advantages with factory-level fitment and functionality. A 12V power outlet is included as a standard that allows you to keep your electronics charged.

The bike has a rugged, large-diameter steel cargo rack with a durable wrinkle paint finish that can carry 308 pounds (110 lb front, 198 lb rear), and an onboard storage box keeps stuff dry in rainy, muddy circumstances. The Kodiak 700 EPS SE comes fitted with a heavy-duty 2-inch receiver that can tow 1,300 pounds.

Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2022 Yamaha Utility Quad Bike

The Kodiak 700 EPS SE, like other Yamaha ATVs and Side-by-Sides, is built in the United States to Yamaha’s stringent standards for durability and reliability. To keep proper temperatures, the Kodiak 700 EPS SE transmission has its cooling intake, a more extensive belt to manage the torque of the massive motor and Yamaha’s innovative sprag clutch to keep belt tension constant. The drivetrain is designed to provide years of trouble-free service and is guaranteed by the industry’s first 10-Year V-Belt Limited Warranty.

Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2022 Yamaha Utility Quad Bike – Price

The new Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2022 Yamaha Utility ATV is available at $10,199 in the Tactical Black color option.

Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2022 Yamaha Utility Quad Bike – Technical Specifications

Engine

Type 686cc, liquid-cooled, SOHC, 4-stroke
Bore x Stroke 102mm x 84mm
Compression Ratio 10.0:1
Fuel Delivery Yamaha Fuel Injection – YFI, 44mm
Transmission Ultramatic V-belt including all-wheel engine braking; H, L, N, R, P
Final Drive On-Command 3-way locking differential; 2-WD, 4-WD, locked-4WD; shaft

Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2022 Yamaha Utility Quad Bike Specs

Chassis

Front Suspension Independent double-wishbone; 5-way preload adjustment, 7.1-inch travel
Rear Suspension Independent double-wishbone with anti-sway bar; 5-way preload adjustment, 9.1-inch travel
Front Brakes Dual hydraulic disc
Rear Brakes Multi-disk wet brake
Front Tires AT25 x 8-12 Maxxis® MU19
Rear Tires AT25 x 10-12 Maxxis® MU20

Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2022 Yamaha Utility Quad Bike Specs

Dimensions

L x W x H 81.5 inches x 46.5 inches x 48.8 inches
Seat Height 33.9 in
Wheelbase 49.2 in
Turning Radius 126.0 in
Maximum Ground Clearance 10.8 in
Fuel Capacity 4.8 gal
Wet Weight 686 lb
Rack Capacity 110 lb (front) / 198 lb (rear)
Towing Capacity 1,322 lb

Other

Warranty 6 Month (Limited Factory Warranty), 10-Year V-Belt Limited Warranty