Yamaha 2018 Kodiak 700 Utility ATV Review Specs Price

Yamaha 2018 Kodiak 700 Utility ATV

The all-new Yamaha 2018 Kodiak 700 Utility ATV provides an ultimate comfort, reliable and durable ride of all times. It provides the best handling experience over the toughest and roughest terrains. It features the new chassis with the stylish color combination providing an eye catching view. Since it is by the Best Quad Bike Brand, so it provides the ultimate performance to show the legacy of the Yamaha Brand. Its seat is carefully designed to enable rider for the maximum of movement while the handlebar offers max control over it. Following are the full review of new Yamaha 2018 Kodiak 700 Utility ATV with its price and specification.

Yamaha 2018 Kodiak 700 Utility ATV – Specification and Price

Yamaha 2018 Kodiak 700 Utility ATV

Engine Features

The all-new Yamaha 2018 Kodiak 700 Utility ATV features the powerful DOHC 708cc 4-valve fuel-injected engine. This engine is optimized for better torque and power delivery to provide smooth and quiet operation all day long. The new Mikuni fuel injection means easy cold starts with the flawless fuel delivery in all conditions. The all-new Yamaha 2018 Kodiak 700 Utility ATV features the ultramatic transmission, which contains the gated shifter, dual-range (Hi/Lo) drive plus the reverse gear. It is considered as the most advanced drive system. The gear ratio and the Kodiak-specific CVT settings of this new ATV are designed to lower the engine RPM plus it provides the smooth and easy-to-use power character. It uses an automatic centrifugal clutch system, which maintains the constant belt tension for reduced belt wear and the sprag clutch offers the natural all-wheel engine braking. This engine has the compression ratio of 10.1:1 and the four-valve head delivers an optimum torque for an ultimate responsiveness with the heavy cargo loads. The long and high mounted air intake layout increases the torque and power while offering an additional room for center storage. It provides an easy servicing of its large air filter without any need of the tool. Like the older 2017 Yamaha Kodiak 700 Utility ATV, this new comes with the stainless steel exhaust system with the screen-type spark arrestor for greater power with minimum noise output. The new high-capacity radiator with the fan-assist offers an excellent air flow for maximum cooling efficiency and it is located high in the frame for ultimate protection. The Yamaha’s peerless Ultramatic transmission use the five-position shift lever with the High, Low, Reverse, Neutral and Park gates for precise and positive transmission operation. It is a strong mechanical 4WD system, which is selected using the handlebar lever. The newly designed high-mounted drive system air intake helps in the reduction of drive system temperature plus it assists in preventing water and debris from entering the drive case.

Yamaha 2018 Kodiak 700 Utility ATV

Chassis / Suspension Features

The all-new Yamaha 2018 Kodiak 700 Utility ATV features the stylish and strong chassis with an excellent design. It features an exclusively designed MAXXIS of 25 inches offering precise steering and optimizes comfort for maximum available traction. An independent double wishbone suspension features the 7.1 inches of front wheel travel and 9.1 inches at the rear. Thanks to the nitrogen-charged shocks, they provide an excellent rider comfort on all kinds of surfaces. The hydraulic front disc brakes provide the best braking performance, which provides more rider confidence. The sealed rear brake is protected from dirt, rock, and mud. The new fuel tank of 4.76 gallons is positioned under the seat for excellent mass centralization and superb handling. This Yamaha ATV gives the ground clearance of about 10.8 inches and features the full-length composite skid plates to offer the maximum underbelly protection for different surfaces. It has durable winkled-finish carry bar resists scratching, while the new injection-molded fenders protect it against the damage of rock and debris.

Yamaha 2018 Kodiak 700 Utility ATV

Additional Features

The newly launched Yamaha 2018 Kodiak 700 Utility ATV features the heavy-duty mount which comes as standard and it has the capacity to tow more than 1300 pounds. It has the strong and large diameter steel cargo racks with the durable wrinkle paint finish which can pack the total of 308 pounds combined i.e. 110 pounds at the front and 198 pounds at the rear. It provides much more carrying capacity than 2018 Yamaha Kodiak 450 Utility ATV. Its comfortable seat is long and plush provides the best riding experience of all day long. The quad bike is assembled in Real World Tough in Newnan, GA, U.S.A.

Unique Key Features

  • High-Tech Engine, Built for the Real World.
  • Ultramatic® – The Industry’s Most Durable CVT Transmission.
  • Compact, Comfortable Chassis.
  • Sharp Styling.
  • Work-Ready Tow Capacity.

Yamaha 2018 Kodiak 700 Utility ATV

Yamaha 2018 Kodiak 700 Utility ATV – Price

The all-new Yamaha 2018 Kodiak 700 Utility ATV comes in different price combination according to their color combination. They are available from June 2017. The Realtree Xtra ATV is available in $7,449 while the Hunter Green and Red one is available in $6,999 only.

Yamaha 2018 Kodiak 700 Utility ATV – Specs and Pics


Engine Type 708cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-stroke, 4 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 the support of an all-wheel engine braking; H, L, N, R, P
Final Drive Lever-operated 2WD/4WD; shaft

Yamaha 2018 Kodiak 700 Utility ATV Specs


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

Yamaha 2018 Kodiak 700 Utility ATV Specs


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 126.0 inches
Maximum Ground Clearance 10.8 inches
Fuel Capacity 4.76 gallons
Wet Weight 661 lb
Rack Capacity 110 lb front / 198 lb rear
Towing Capacity 1322 lb

Yamaha 2018 Kodiak 700 Utility ATV Specs


Warranty 6 Month (Limited Factory Warranty)

Yamaha 2018 Kodiak 700 Utility ATV


This article is all about the review of new Yamaha 2018 Kodiak 700 Utility ATV and it is covered under www.bikescatalog.com. This article shows that this is one is incredible bike by Yamaha. Its powerful engine delivers the massive amount of acceleration and torque. The fuel tank is carefully positioned in the chassis and it provides enough capacity for fuel. The strong chassis provides the best stability and comfortable seat enables the rider for all day operation. In short, this quad bike contains full package and one should purchase it.