Kodiak 700  EPS  ALU 2020


The extraordinary ordinary work.

Designed for farmers, foresters and industrial users who need a tough utility vehicle for hard work in extreme conditions, the user-friendly Kodiak 700 delivers superior performance with outstanding value.

Powered by the high torque MK II 686cc engine - and featuring a compact chassis with a plush seat for day-long riding comfort - this extraordinary worker can carry a 140kg payload plus rider, and tow up to 600kg.

The smooth-running Ultramatic® CVT transmission and 2WD/4WD system with Diff Lock make this ATV ideal for towing, and the Electric Power Steering makes every working day that little bit easier.

Yamaha Utility ATVs are built with one goal in mind: easing the workloads of those in tough outdoor environments.

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  • Best value for money utility ATV
  • Powerful MK II 686cc SOHC 4-stroke high-torque engine
  • Yamaha Ultramatic® CVT automatic transmission
  • On-Command® 2WD/4WD with Diff Lock
  • Yamaha Electric Power Steering (EPS)
  • Total 140kg front and rear rack carrying capacity
  • 600kg towing capacity and front-mounted winch
  • Front discs and sealed wet rear brake
  • Independent long-travel suspension
  • Maxxis 25-inch tyres, 25x8x12 front; 25x10x12 rear, Alu wheels
  • Digital instruments and storage
  • Central halogen work light

ATVs with engines up to 70cc are recommended for use only by riders 6 years and older and always with adult supervision. ATVs with engines of 70 to 90cc are recommended only for use by riders 10 years and older, and always under adult supervision.

ATVs with engines of 90cc or greater are recommended for use only by riders 16 years and older. ATVs are built to operate within their design limits. Safe towable weights, together with maximum carrying capacity are identified in the owner's manual if applicable. For durability, reliability, but most important of all, operator safety, under no circumstances should the recommended capacities be exceeded. Yamaha recommends that all ATV riders take an approved training course.

For safety and training information, see your dealer or call your Yamaha Distributor in your country. ATVs can be hazardous to operate.


 Engine Type

Single cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valves



Bore x stroke

103.0 mm x 85.0 mm

Compression ratio

10.1 : 1

Lubrication system

Wet sump

Fuel system

Electronic Fuel Injection

Ignition system


Starter system


Transmission system

Ultramatic® V-belt with front- and rear wheel engine braking, H/L/N/R/P

Drive system

On-Command® 2WD/4WD/diff-lock

Final transmission



Front suspension system

Independent double wishbone, 180 mm stroke, 5 position preload adjustment

Rear suspension system

Independent double wishbone, 230 mm stroke, 5 position preload adjustment

Front brake

Dual ventilated hydraulic disc

Rear brake

Multi-disc wet rear brake in rear gearcase

Front tyres

Maxxix MU19 AT25x8-12, steel wheels

Rear tyres

Maxxix MU19, AT25x10-12, steel wheels


Overall length

2,070 mm

Overall width

1,180 mm

Overall height

1,240 mm

Seat height

860 mm


1,250 mm

Minimum ground clearance

275 mm

Min. turning radius

3.2 m

Fuel tank capacity

18.0 litres

Oil tank capacity

2.6 litres

Loading limits

Front rack

50 kg

Rear rack

90 kg

Additional features

Steering system

Ackermann-type with Electronic Power Steering


MK II 686cc SOHC engine


The hard working Kodiak 700 EPS ALU features a powerful large capacity engine that delivers class-leading torque and power. Featuring the 2nd generation MK II 686 engine SOCHC 4-valve cylinder head, with new EFI Throttle body, fine-tuned ECU mapping, refined tolerances and other updates results in lower fuel consumption increased torque and a smoother engine performance.


Ultramatic transmission


Equipped with High, Low, Reverse, Neutral and Park modes, Yamaha's industry-leading Ultramatic® automatic transmission is one of the ATV world’s most durable and efficient CVT systems. The utility oriented gearing produces excellent low speed pulling power and natural all-wheel engine braking feel, giving added confidence and control on downhills.


Carrying capacity and winch


Durable front and rear racks give a high load carrying capacity of 140 kg, adn the Kodiak 700 EPS ALU can tow 600 kg, making it a strong work companion in the farm, factory or forest. The front-mounted WAR ProVAntage 2500 winch is standard for Europe, while the EPS models come with a 2-inch receiver hitch, making this the ultimate compact utility vehicle.


Electric Power Steering (EPS)


For added comfort and reduced physical effort the Kodiak 700 EPS ALU model is equipped with Electornic Power Steering (EPS) that has been designed to offer the best balance of rider assist and positive feedback. By maintaining light steering and precise handling, this system enhances rider comfort, confidence and control.


Independent suspension, front disc brakes


The Kodiak 700 EPS ALU's compact independent double wishbone A-arms and long-travel KYB shocks give high levels of comfort together with good manoeuvrability, and can handle the most extreme terrain. For durable and reliable braking the Kodiak 700 is fitted with front disc brakes and a sealed wet rear brake.


On-Command 2WD/4WD/Diff Lock


The Kodiak 700 EPS ALU models are fitted with an easy to operate On-Command® system with 2WD/4WD and 4WD with Diff Lock for full control for quick and effective switching between 2WD and 4WD, or even full Diff lock allowing you to choose the right option to suit the terrain and surface conditions.


Comprehensive instrumentation


The Kodiak 700 EPS ALU features a digital meter with a fuel gauge, speedometer, odometer, dual trip meters, hour meter, clock, 4WD status, gear selector and EPS warning light.