Yamaha 2022 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike Review Specs

Yamaha 2022 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike

An all-new Yamaha 2022 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike offers a factory-installed WARN Winch Special Edition paint,all-new color-matched wheels and aggressive tread Maxxis ‘Zilla tires. This Yamaha XT-R Edition is ready for extreme adventure.

Yamaha 2022 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike – Features and Price

Yamaha 2022 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike

Top Features

Yamaha 2022 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike offers a powerful 686cc engine, high-quality chassis running 27-inch tires with aggressive tread, roomy ergonomics, modern electronics and beautiful XT-R edition painted bodywork. The Grizzly EPS XT-R adds even more riding fun. Yamaha’s Ultramatic® transmission is the most durable CVT transmission on the market that provides rapid reaction with innovative features such as natural all-wheel engine braking for more control and confidence.

The Grizzly EPS XT-R handles challenging terrain easily thanks to its high ground clearance and adjustable suspension. The Grizzly EPS XT-long-travel R’s shocks, wide-arc A-arms and full-body skid plates guarantee it’s ready to go wherever you go.

Yamaha 2022 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike

Unlike many other 4WD ATV systems, the Yamaha On-Command® technology places the rider in command. The Grizzly EPS XT-R provides power reliably and consistently with selectable 2WD, limited-slip 4WD, and entirely locked differential 4WD modes. Reduced fatigue, superior control and trail feel are all standard features of the Grizzly EPS XT-best-in-class, R’s speed-sensitive Electric Power Steering (EPS).

The Yamaha Grizzly EPS XT-R is an ultimate Yamaha Quad Bike, with more excellent terrain capabilities and confidence owing to factory-installed WARN® VRX 25 winch aluminum wheels and matching front and rear 27-inch Maxxis® ‘Zilla tires—all wrapped in high-quality painted bodywork and distinctive XT-R decorations.


Yamaha 2022 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike offers the Ultramatic® gearbox on the Grizzly EPS XT-R has a gated shifter, dual-range (Hi/Lo) drive plus reverse gear, and the industry’s most advanced and durable CVT drive system. An automated centrifugal clutch keeps the belt tension constant for minor wear while the sprang grip provides natural all-wheel engine braking.

Yamaha 2022 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike

An ultimate engine for the trail rider seeking thrill on every ride should blend full big-bore power with the rapid responsive midrange. The Grizzly EPS XT-R is powered by a powerful 686cc engine tuned for leisure riding in terms of power delivery, torque and engine character.

The three-position On-Command® 4WD system lets you convert between 2WD, limited-slip 4WD quickly, and entirely locked differential 4WD with a button. In full differential lock mode, an override button allows the engine to achieve its maximum rpm.

With the Yamaha Grizzly EPS XT-high-mounted R’s air intake arrangement, you can confidently tackle dirt and water. The design enhances power and torque while allowing for more onboard storage and quick air filter replacement without tools. A separate intake tract lowers drive system temperatures and helps to keep water and debris out of the drive case.

The Grizzly EPS XT-R boasts a stainless steel exhaust system and a screen-type spark arrestor for excellent power with little noise production to ensure years of trouble-free performance.

Slow-speed technical riding may put a lot of thermal strain on a liquid-cooled engine. Hence, the Grizzly EPS XT-R has a large-capacity radiator with fan assist that offers sufficient air flow for best cooling efficiency and is positioned high in the frame for maximum protection.

Yamaha 2022 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike

The Grizzle EPS XT-R is equipped to conquer thick mud, scree slopes, and any other low traction terrain with massive 27-inch Maxxis® ‘Zilla tires mounted on durable and lightweight aluminum wheels. To handle whatever riders can throw at them, the ‘Zilla tires have dual-compound sidewalls and an extra-tough carcass design. Yamaha 2022 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike has matching front and rear tire sizes; replacing tires on the trail is a breeze.

The bike has Four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes with the unrivaled braking sensation that comes standard on every Grizzly EPS XT-R. The Grizzly EPS XT-R has a tremendous 11.8-inch ground clearance and full-length composite skid plates for optimum underbelly protection to handle any terrain quickly.

The Grizzly EPS XT-R is pre-wired with Yamaha’s unique Adventure Pro® GPS that allows for the next level of trail-ready navigation. This cutting-edge GPS unit integrates various features into a single, robust 7-inch full-color display. Search for, download, record and share trail routes with pals. Yamaha’s innovative integrated versatile Adventure Pro® system also delivers sophisticated vehicle data with excellent clarity.


Yamaha 2022 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike offers a combination of an independent double-wishbone suspension with 7.6-inch of front wheel travel and 9.1 inches of rear-wheel travel nitrogen-charged shocks with 5-way adjustable preload that provides excellent rider comfort on even the most challenging routes.

Yamaha 2022 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike

Yamaha’s Electronic Power Steering (EPS), the industry’s most excellent blend of electric steering aid with pleasant trail feedback, helps you avoid fatigue and attack every bend. A large 4.76-gallon gasoline tank is positioned behind the seat for increased mass centralization and handling.

The large comfortable seat provides lots of room for the rider to move when riding enhancing rider comfort for extended days exploring any path. The bike offers visibility; the Yamaha Grizzly EPS XT-R has an instrument cluster having huge all-LCD readouts. When combined with the Yamaha’s Adventure Pro GPS, the rider gains access to even more data, displayed in a crystal-clear full-color display.


Yamaha 2022 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike has a transmission has its cooling inlet to keep temperatures stable, a more oversized belt to accommodate the torque of the massive motor and Yamaha’s innovative sprang clutch to maintain belt tension consistent. The final result is a power train designed for years of trouble-free service that outperforms the competition and is guaranteed by the industry’s only 10-Year V-Belt Limited Warranty.

The sharp composite front bumper resists scratching and rusting while the injection-molded fenders and CV joint shields protect against rock and debris damage. LED technology consumes less energy, produces brighter, more apparent illumination, and has a long lifespan. A handlebar-mounted halogen work light adds extra lighting that changes with the rider’s input for improved visibility.

A selection of accessory choices was designed to work in tandem with the Grizzly EPS XT-R, provides a variety of performance, convenience, protection and aesthetic advantages with factory-level fitment and functionality. It has a 12V power outlet to charge your electronics as well.

Rugged, large-diameter steel cargo racks with a long-lasting wrinkle paint finish can carry 308 pounds (110 lb front, 198 lb rear). There are three onboard storage containers to keep items safe.

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

Yamaha 2022 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike – Price

The new Yamaha 2022 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility ATV is available at $11,299 in the Tactical Black/ Carbon Metallic color option.

Yamaha 2022 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike Specs

Yamaha 2022 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike – Technical Specifications


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


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

Yamaha 2022 Grizzly EPS XT-R Utility Quad Bike Specs


LxWxH 81.5-inch x 49.2-inch x 50-inch
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 1,322 lb


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