Description
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Description

When we engineered the Can-Am Defender, we pulled out all the stops. We made it tough, capable and clever to excel at everything you demand of it. You'll feel the difference as soon as you sit in and pull away.

Specs

Manufacturer
Can-Am
Model Year
2018
Model
Defender MAX HD8
MSRP
Available Model

Dimensions

Length
152.5 in. (387.5 cm)
Height
76 in. (193 cm)
Width
63.5 in. (161.2 cm)
Weight
1,675 lbs. (759.8 kg) dry
Ground Clearance
11 in. (28 cm)
Wheelbase
115.5 in. (294 cm)

Engine

Engine
Rotax® V-twin
Horsepower
50 hp
Displacement
799.9 cc
Fuel System
Intelligent Throttle Control (iTC™) with Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
Fuel Tank Capacity
10.6 gal. (40 l)
Cooling
Liquid

Drivetrain

Transmission
PRO-TORQ Transmission with Quick Response System (QRS), high airflow ventilation and Electronic Drive Belt Protection; Extra-L / H / N / R / P
Drive System
Selectable 2WD / 4WD with Visco-Lok auto-locking front differential

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes
Dual 220 mm ventilated disc brakes with hydraulic twin-piston calipers
Wheels
14 in. cast aluminum
Tires
Maxxis Bighorn 2.0
Front: 27 x 9 x 14 in. (68.6 x 22.9 x 35.6 cm)
Rear: 27 x 11 x 14 in. (68.6 x 27.9 x 35.6 cm)

Electrical

Lighting
140W lighting output from (4) 35W reflectors ensuring a wide visiblity and LED tail lights
Instrumentation
Multifunction Digital Gauge: Speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip and hour meters, fuel, gear position, seat belt, diagnostics, clock, auto shut-off
Lighter type DC outlet in console (20-A)
Battery
12V (18 A/h)

Operational

Steering
Adjustable tilt steering wheel
Seating
6 persons; dual VERSA-PRO bench seats with passenger seats flipping up, underside hooks and contoured bench to improve entrance / exit of the cab
Suspension
Front: Double A-arm; 10 in. (25.4 cm) travel
Rear: TTA-HD with external sway bar; 10 in. (25.4 cm) travel
Shocks
Twin tube gas charged shocks
Load Capacity
1,750 lbs. (793.8 kg) payload
250 lbs. (113.4 kg) tailgate load capacity
Cargo Box Length
38 in. (96.5 cm)
Cargo Box Height
12 in. (30.5 cm)
Cargo Box Width
54.5 in. (138.4 cm)
Cargo Box Capacity
1,000 lbs. (454 kg) (600 lbs. [272.2 kg] California only)
Towing Capacity
2,000 lbs. (907.2 kg)

Other

Hitch
2 in. receiver
Colors
Green

Standard Features

 Heavy-duty Rotax® V-Twin engine  
 PRO-TORQ transmission  
 TTA-HD rear suspension    
 14 in. (35.6 cm) cast aluminum wheels with 27 in. (68.6 cm) Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 tires  
 Dual VERSA-PRO bench seats for six adults   
 Multifunction cargo box with sturdy tailgate  
 Central skid plate  
 Multifunction digital gauge  
 Electronic Hill Descent Control  
 650W Magneto  
 ROPS-approved profiled cage; certified ISO 3471 and OSHA  
 Integrated front steel bumper, central skid plate   

Color


Green

Available Model

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