Yamaha 2021 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike Review

Yamaha 2021 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike

With a factory-installed WARN® Winch, Special Edition paint, color-matched wheels, and aggressive tread Maxxis® ‘Zilla tires, the new Yamaha 2021 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike is ready for extreme adventure. Its review with price and specification is written below.

Yamaha 2021 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike – Features and Price

Yamaha 2021 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike

Top Features

With its powerful 700-class engine of Yamaha 2021 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike, high-quality chassis running 27-inch tires with aggressive tread, spacious ergonomics, sophisticated electronics, and attractive XT-R edition painted bodywork, the Grizzly® EPS XT-RTM adds even more riding fun.

For control and confidence, Yamaha 2021 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike class-leading gearbox blends quick reaction with advanced features like natural and all-wheel engine braking. The new Ultramatic, of course, has proved to be the most robust quad bike transmission on the market.

The Grizzly EPS XT-R handles rugged terrain with ease thanks to its high ground clearance and adjustable suspension. The Grizzly EPS XT-wide-arc R’s A-arms and full-body skid plates, in combination with the long-travel shocks, guarantee that the Grizzly EPS XT-R is ready to keep going when you are.

The Yamaha On-Command® system, unlike many other 4WD ATV systems on the market, puts the rider in control with selectable 2WD, 4WD limited-slip, and 4WD with diff lock modes to guarantee the Grizzly EPS XT-R provides power that matches the rider’s needs.

With the Grizzly EPS XT-best-in-class, R’s speed-sensitive Electric Power Steering, you get less fatigue, better control, and a better trail feel (EPS). The Grizzly EPS XT-R is the ultimate Yamaha ATV, including a factory-installed WARN® VRX 2500 winch, aluminum wheels, and 27-inch Maxxis® ‘Zilla tires in matched front, rear sizes, all wrapped in high-quality painted bodywork and distinctive XT-R decorations.

Yamaha 2021 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike


Yamaha 2021 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike, the Ultramatic® gearbox on the Grizzly EPS XT-R, has a gated shifter and dual-range (Hi/Lo) drive including reverse gear, and the most advanced—and durable—CVT drive system on the market. A sprag clutch offers natural four-wheel engine braking, while an automated centrifugal clutch preserves consistent belt tension for reduced belt wear.

The perfect engine for the trail ATV riders seeking excitement on every ride should combine significant barrel power with a hard midrange that responds rapidly. For leisure riding, the Grizzly EPS XT-R boasts a powerful 700-class engine with enhanced torque, power delivery, and engine character. With an easy press of a handlebar-mounted button, you may choose between 2WD, limited-slip 4WD, and entirely locked differential 4WD. In full diff-lock mode, an override button enables the engine to achieve peak rpm, and a straight driveshaft arrangement eradicates U-joints for less friction, noise, vibration, and maintenance.

With the Grizzly EPS XT-high-mounted R’s air intake, one can take on dirt and water. The design improves power and torque while agreeing for more onboard storage and simple air filter maintenance without tools. A separate intake tract helps keep water and debris from the drive case while lowering drive system temperatures.

The Grizzly EPS XT-R uses a stainless steel exhaust system and a screen-type spark arrestor for extreme power with little noise production, guaranteeing years of trouble-free operation. Slow-speed technical riding puts a considerable amount of thermal strain on a liquid-cooled engine, so the Grizzly EPS XT-R has a large-capacity radiator with fan assist that provides enough airflow for incredible cooling efficiency and is fixed high in the frame for supreme protection.

Yamaha 2021 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike

With large 27-inch Maxxis® ‘Zilla tires mounted on sturdy and lightweight aluminum rims, the Grizzle EPS XT-R is ready to tackle thick muck, scree slopes, and any other low traction terrain out there. The ‘Zilla tires have dual-compound sidewalls and an extra-tough carcass design to withstand everything you can throw at them, and they’re easy to change on the trail thanks to matching front and rear tire sizes.

Four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes with unequaled braking sensation come standard on every Grizzly EPS XT-R, providing solid and consistent braking. The Grizzly EPS XT-R has a remarkable 11.8-inch peak ground clearance and full-length composite skid plates for the finest underbelly protection, permitting it to tackle virtually any terrain with ease.

An all-new Yamaha Adventure Pro GPS is pre-wired into the Grizzly EPS XT-R, allowing for the next level of trail-ready navigation. An all-new cutting-edge GPS device integrates a diversity of features into a single, robust 7-inch full-color display. Trail routes may be found easily, downloaded, recorded, and shared. The new time trials on bookmarked courses are a great way to challenge your friends and fellow riders. The Adventure Pro system displays sophisticated vehicle statistics with remarkable clarity thanks to Yamaha’s proprietary integrated software.


Thanks to nitrogen-charged shocks, including 5-way adjustable preload, an independent double-wishbone suspension having 7.6-inch front wheel travel and 9.1-inch rear-wheel travel give ultimate rider comfort even on the most challenging terrain.

Yamaha 2021 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike

The new Yamaha 2021 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike with Yamaha’s Electric Power Steering (EPS), the industry’s most classy mix of electric steering aid having greater trail feedback, one can reduce fatigue and tackle every turn. For optimal mass centralization and handling, a sizeable 4.76-gallon fuel tank is positioned beneath the seat.

An all-new large and soft seat offers lots of space for the rider to move about while riding, improving rider comfort for extended days exploring any route. For visibility, the Grizzly EPS XT-R has an instrument cluster with huge all-LCD readouts. When combined with Yamaha’s Adventure Pro GPS, the rider can access even more information, shown on a crystal-clear full-color display.

Yamaha 2021 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike


To maintain appropriate temperatures, the Grizzly EPS XT-R gearbox has its cooling inlet, a more oversized belt to withstand the torque of the massive engine, and Yamaha’s innovative sprag clutch to keep belt tension constant. The final result is a powertrain designed to provide years of trouble-free service and is guaranteed by the industry’s first 10-Year V-Belt Limited Warranty.

Injection-molded fenders and CV joint shields protect against rock and debris damage, while the rugged composite front bumper resists scratching and won’t rust. LED technology consumes less energy, produces brighter, clearer light, and is long-lasting. Additional lighting is provided by a handlebar-mounted halogen work light that rotates with Yamaha 2021 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike ride input for enhanced visibility.

For almost every ride, the Grizzly EPS XT-R was designed in conjunction with various attachments for optimal fit and function. You may also keep gadgets charged using a standard 12V power outlet. Steel cargo racks with wide diameters and a durable wrinkle paint finish can carry a total of 308 pounds (110 lbs. front, 198 lbs. rear). Things are kept safe in three onboard storage compartments.

The Grizzly EPS XT-R comes equipped with a heavy-duty 2-inch receiver that can haul more than 1,300 pounds. The Grizzly EPS XT-R, like other Yamaha ATVs and Side-by-Sides, is built in the United States to Yamaha’s high standards for durability and dependability.

Yamaha 2021 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike

Yamaha 2021 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike – Price

The new Yamaha 2021 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike is available at $11,199 in the Covert Green color option.

Yamaha 2021 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike – Technical Specifications


Engine Type 686cc liquid-cooled SOHC 4-stroke
Bore x Stroke 102.0mm x 84.0mm
Compression Ratio 10.0:1
Fuel Delivery Yamaha Fuel Injection (YFI), 44mm
Transmission Ultramatic V-belt with all-wheel engine braking; H, L, N, R, P
Final Drive On-Command 3-way locking differential; 2WD, 4WD, closed 4WD; shaft

Yamaha 2021 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike Specs


Front Suspension Independent double-wishbone; 5-way preload adjustment, 7.6-in travel
Rear Suspension Independent double-wishbone with anti-sway bar; 5-way preload adjustment, 9.1-in travel
Front Brakes Dual hydraulic disc
Rear Brakes Dual hydraulic disc
Front Tires AT27 x 10-14 Maxxis® ‘Zilla MU01
Rear Tires AT27 x 10-14 Maxxis® ‘Zilla MU01

Yamaha 2021 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike Specs


L x W x H 81.5 inches x 49.2 inches x 50 inches
Seat Height 36.6 inches
Wheelbase 49.2 inches
Turning Radius 146 inches
Maximum Ground Clearance 11.8 inches
Fuel Capacity 4.8 gallons
Wet Weight 783 lb
Rack Capacity 110 lb (front) / 198 lb (rear)
Towing Capacity 1322 lb

Yamaha 2021 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike Specs


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


In the end, team Bikes Catalog would conclude that the new Yamaha 2021 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike is an awesome and one of the ultimate ATVs that comes with a powerful engine. The motorcycle has got extremely compact chassis that fully support the powerful engine. The seat design ensures the best riding pleasure over a variety of terrains.