Kodiak 450 EPS SE 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 EPS SE.

Its easy-to use-technology, outstanding durability and Yamaha reliability enable the Kodiak 450 EPS SE 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 EPS SE 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
  • Electric Power Steering for all day comfort and confidence
  • 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
  • De Luxe Painted body and Aluminum wheels
  • 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

 Available in:


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, H/L/N/R/P

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

80 kg

Taking mid-sized utility ATV design to the next level


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

WARN VRX 25 winch


To underline its position as the definitive mid-sized utility ATV, the Kodiak 450 EPS SE DL is fitted with a powerful WARN BRX 2.5 winch. With ay payload 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.

Yamaha 421 cc EFI engine


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

On-Command 2WD/4WD/Diff Lock


The Kodiak 450 EPS SE DL models are fitted with an easy to operate On-Command system with 2WD/4WD and 4WD with Diff Lock for full control and 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.

Electric Power Steering (EPS)


The Kodiak 450 EPS SE DL model is equipped with Yamaha's highly acclaimed Electronic Power Steering (EPS) that is specially desgined to give you the best balance of rider assists combined with a natural and positive feel. And for additional illumination, the EPs model features a powerful halogen handlebar-mounted high beam headlight.

25-inch tyres with wide tread width & Alu wheels


So that you can find the optimum traction even on the most challenging terrain the Kodiak 450 EPS SE is fitted with specially developed front and rear tyres mounetd on light weight Aluminium wheels. 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.

Long-stroke KYB gas charged front and rear shocks


The developed all-round independent double wishbone suspension gives 171 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 other obstacles, the KYB gas-charged adjustable shocks deliver all day riding comfort.

Compact body size with full size ergonomics


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

Handlebar mounted LCD dashboard


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

Ultramatic CVT transmission


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

Precise and nimble handling


All day comfort comes as standard with the Kodiak 450 EPS E DL, 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 featurres special vibration-reducing mounts.