Kodiak 450 2020

A force of nature.

Kodiak is already the leading name in the large capacity utility ATV world. And now we're taking the mid-sized utility class to the next level with the rugged Kodiak 450.

Its easy to use technology, outstanding durability and Yamaha reliability enable the Kodiak 450 to take on the toughest jobs in extreme terrain. The industry-leading On Command drive system allows you to switch seamlessly between 2WD and 4WD at the push of a button - and the Ultramatic automatic transmission makes every task more relaxing and enjoyable.

In terms of comfort and convenience, nothing comes close! And when work's over, this versatile ATV adds a new dimension to your precious leisure time.

With its rugged chassis and high-torque engine, the Kodiak 450 is a tireless worker that can carry 120kg on its racks - or tow up to 600kg - allowing you to traverse extreme terrain with tools, provisions or equipment.


  • Versatile and practical mid-sized utility ATV
  • All day comfort, added functionality, easy to use
  • Designed for work and leisure
  • Premium Yamaha quality with great value for money
  • High torque 421cc 4-stroke engine
  • Economical and reliable Electronic Fuel Injection
  • Compact body design with roomy riding space
  • Long travel suspension with gas shock absorbers
  • On Command push button 2WD / 4WD drive system
  • Ultramatic automatic CVT transmission
  • 120kg rack carrying capacity 600kg towing capacity
  • WARN Vantage 2000 winch

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Engine type

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



Bore x stroke

84.5 mm x 75.0 mm

Compression ratio

10.0 : 1

Ignition system


Starter system


Transmission system

Ultramatic® V-belt with front- and rear wheel engine braking

Drive system

On-Command® 2WD/4WD

Final transmission



Front suspension system

Independent double wishbone, 171 mm wheel travel, 5 position preload adjustment

Rear suspension system

Independent double wishbone, 189 mm wheel travel, 5 position preload adjustment

Front brake

Dual hydraulic disc

Rear brake

Sealed oil-bathed multi-disc

Front tyres

AT25x8-12 / Aluminum Wheels

Rear tyres

AT25x10-12 / Aluminum Wheels


Overall length

2,035 mm

Overall width

1,180 mm

Overall height

1,160 mm

Seat height

855 mm


1,240 mm

Minimum ground clearance

245 mm

Min. turning radius

3.2 m

Fuel tank capacity

14 litres

Oil tank capacity

2.6 litres

Loading limits

Front rack

40 kg

Rear rack 80kg

Yamaha 421cc EFI engine

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The Kodiak 450 has the power to conquer the toughest terrain thanks to its 421cc single cylinder liquid cooled engine that produces plenty of smooth torque at low revs. Its Electronic Fuel Injection system ensures easy starting in hot or cold conditions at a range of altitudes, giving reliable and economical performance wherever you go. 

25-inch tyres with wide tread width


So that you can find the optimum traction even on the most challenging terrain the Kodiak 450 is fitted with specially developed front and rear tyres. Featuring an all-terrain tread pattern, the extra-wide AT25x8-12 front tyres and the AT25x10-12 rear tyres find extra grip whether you're riding across mud, snow and rock. 

WARN VRX 25 winch


To underline its position as the definitive mid-sized utility ATV, the Kodiak 450 is fitted with a powerful WARN VRX 25 winch. With a playload capacity of 40 kg on the front rack and 80 kg on the rear rack - as well as a towing capacity of 500 kg - this rugged all-terrain vehicle is ready to work tirelessly in the farm, forest or paddock.

Ultramatic CVT transmission


Ultramatic CVT automatic transmission makes every trip easier and more enjoyable, both for seasoned riders and also for new entrants to the mid-sized utility ATV class. its durable V-belt delivers smooth acceleration - and the Kodiak 450's sophisticated all-wheel engine brakign system gives you added confidence and control on downhills.

Long-strok KYB gas charged front and rear shocks


The developed all-round independent double wishbone suspension gives 17& mm front wheel travel and 189 mm rear wheel travel, helping to make light work of extreme terrain. And with their ability to soak up bumps ,ruts and ot her obstacles, the KYB gas-charged adjustable shocks deliver all day riding comfort.

On-Command 2WD/4WD drive system


In hilly or slippery conditions, the Kodiak 450's industry-leading On-Command drive system enables you to switch seamlessly over to the 4WD system with the push of a button. And when you're on flat or unchallenging terrain, another press to the button takes you back to 2WD, making thi mid-sized utility ATV so easy and convenient to use.

Handlebar mouend LCD dashboard


The handlebar mounted LCD dashboard features neutral, reverse and park indicator lights on the left - with coolant temperature, engine management and a 4WD engagement indicator on the right. And to keep you informed throughout your ride, the LCD display includes a speedometer, odometer, tripmeter, hour/service meters and fuel meter.

Precise and nimble handling


All day comfort comes as standard with the Kodiak 450, making this mid-sized utility ATV ideal for work and play. Featuring a low centre of gravity, the designed chassis delivers precise, nimble and confident handling for maximum riding enjoyment - and for an extra smooth ride, the engine features special vibration-reducing mounts.

Taking mid-sized utility ATV design to the next level


The Kodiak 450 features the same rugged, functional and user-friendly design as our legendary big bore Kodiak 700. With a range of service friendly features, including an easily accessible air filter and oil dipstick, this tough mid-sized utility ATV is built to get the job done in the toughest terrain.

Compact body size with full size ergonomics


By choosign the Kodiak 450 you're getting the best of both worlds, because this mid-sized utility ATV benefits from a compact and stylish new body design that's easy to manoeuvre in difficult terrain - while the spacious and ergonomic riding position ensures all day comfort whether you're working hard or enjoying some time off.