Review of Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2017 Quad Bike

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This year Yamaha is launching amazing quad bikes, and it has again proved to Best Quad Bike Brand. The new Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2017 is specially built to for best performance. It has got power, style, design, incredible chassis plus it offers excellent riding experience. This quad bike features the new cast aluminium wheels and painted bodywork. It offers more aggressive ride than 2017 Kodiak 700 and 2017 Kodiak 700 EPS. The new handlebar gives effective control over this monster bike. The seat provides excellent comfort and wheels and tires gives a good traction over all surfaces. The review of new Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2017 is written below.

Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2017

Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2017 – Specs and Price

Engine

The new Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2017 features the powerful DOHC 708 cc, 4-valve, a fuel-injected engine with an optimised torque, power delivery and excellent engine character. This engine is ideal for quiet and smooth operation all day long. The use of new Mikuni fuel injection means the quad bike can have an easy cold start and a perfect fuel delivery in all conditions. The new Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2017 contains Ultramatic transmission that features a gated shifter, dual-range drive plus the reverse gear. It is the most advanced drive system so far. Moreover, the gear ratio and Kodiak-specific CVT settings are designed to lower the engine RPM. It delivers the smooth and easy-to-use power character. An automatic centrifugal clutch maintains the constant belt tension to reduce the belt wear. The new sprag clutch offers the natural all-wheel engine braking. All-new Three-position On-Command 4WD system lets the rider to switch between 2WD, limited-slip 4WD and the fully locked differential 4WD all with a simple push of the button.

Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2017

There is also an override button, which allows the engine to make maximum PRM in the full differential lock mode. This engine features the compression ratio of 10.1:1 and the four-valve head delivers the optimum torque for excellent responsiveness even wide the heavy cargo loads. The new high and high-mounted air intake layout increase the power and torque while it provides additional room for centre storage. It has easy servicing of the large air filter element. The new stainless steel exhaust system has a screen-type spark arrestor for maximum power and minimum noise output. The new high-capacity radiator with the fan-assist delivers an excellent airflow for superior cooling efficiency. It is positioned high in the frame for optimal protection. The new Ultramatic transmission runs through a five-positioned shift lever with High, Low, Neutral, Reverse and Park gates. It offers actual and precise transfer operation. All-new specially designed high-mounted drive system air intake helps in the reduction of drive system temperatures. It also assists in keeps the debris and water from entering the drive case.

Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2017

Chassis/ Suspension

The new Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2017 features the new Yamaha’s Electric Power Steering (EPS), which provides an industry’s best balance of steering assist and also positive feedback from the trail. It also provides maximum comfort and confidence. The newly designed 25 inches of Maxxis tires offers the precise steering, maximum traction and optimised comfort. An independent double wishbone suspension features nitrogen-charged shocks, which offers excellent rider comfort. It contains 7.1 inches of front wheel travel and a rear wheel travel of 9.1 inches. The new hydraulic front disc brakes offer the powerful and consistent braking performance. It’s sealed rear brake is protected from dirt, rocks and mud. The fuel tank with 4.76-gallon capacity is located under the seat to achieve mass centralization and handling. The new Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2017 features 10.8 inches of ground clearance with full-length composite skid plated for maximum protection. This Yamaha Bike features durable wrinkled-finish carry bar resists scratching, while the injection-molded fenders protect it against rock and debris damage.

Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2017

Additional Features

The new Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2017 comes with the number of functions that makes it amazing to ride. It comes with an aggressive look with black allow wheels, dark Midnight Blue Metallic painted bodywork and attractive graphics. The new center-mounted, heavy-duty two-inch reviver comes as a standard, and it can tow more than 1300 pounds. The rugged, large-diameter steel cargo racks with the durable wrinkle paint finish can pack the total of 308 pounds; it is combined with front 110 pounds and rear of 198 pounds. The new Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2017 has the long and plush seat. It has improved rider comfort for extended work. This quad is assembled in Newnan, GA, U.S.A.

Top Features

  • Special Edition Package.
  • High-Tech Engine, Built for the Real World.
  • Ultramatic® (The Industry’s Most Durable CVT Transmission).
  • Yamaha’s Exclusive On-Command® 4WD.
  • Compact, Comfortable Chassis.
  • Class-Leading Power Steering.

Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2017

Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2017 – Price

The new Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2017 features Tactical Black and Midnight Blue Metallic with aluminium wheels colour. This quad bike is available from October 2016 and July 2016 respectively with the price of $8,999.

Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2017 – Specs

Engine

Engine Type 708 cc liquid-cooled DOHC 4-stroke, four valves
Bore x Stroke 103 mm x 85 mm
Compression Ratio 10.1:1
Fuel Delivery Yamaha Fuel Injection (YFI), 44 mm
Ignition TCI, Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission Ultramatic V-belt with an all-wheel engine braking (H, L, N, R, P)
Final Drive On-Command 3-way locking differential, 2WD, 4WD, locked 4WD, shaft

Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2017 Specs

Chassis

Front Suspension Independent double wishbone with the 5-way preload adjustment/ 7.1 inches travel
Rear Suspension Independent double wishbone, 5-way preload adjustment/ 9.1 inches travel
Front Brakes Dual hydraulic disc
Rear Brakes Multi-disk wet brake
Front Tires AT25 x 8-12 Maxxis® MU19
Rear Tires AT25 x 8-12 Maxxis® MU19

Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2017 Specs

Dimensions

L x W x H 81.5 inches x 46.5 inches x 48.8 inches
Seat Height 33.9 inches
Wheelbase 49.2 inches
Turning Radius 126 inches
Maximum Ground Clearance 10.8 inches
Fuel Capacity 4.76 gallons
Wet Weight 687 lb
Rack Capacity 110 lb Front / 198 lb rear
Towing Capacity 1322 lb

Other

Warranty 6-Month (Limited Factory Warranty)

Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2017

Conclusion

This article is about the new Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE 2017, and it is covered under www.bikescatalog.com. It is a fantastic quad bike that comes with the number of features. Its engine offers incredible torque and acceleration. The chassis has beautiful colour and graphics plus it is very stable and durable. The tires provide excellent traction; the braking system is performing well. The suspension system provides incredible damping force. Don’t forget to ride this quad bike and leave your comments.