Honda’s first full-size, two-wheel-drive ATV. It’s full-size everywhere you look-including the Rincon-inspired styling. It starts with a huge 500-class engine, front disc brakes and value as big as its performance. Where it ends, is up to you.
New for 2006
New Yellow color joins Red and Olive.
SUV styling features flowing fenders with integrated headlights and taillights for a rugged, adventurous look.
Dual front disc brake calipers feature a patented built-in scraper system to remove mud and snow from inside the front wheel to help prevent build-up of debris between caliper and rim to ensure consistent braking performance.
Brake pads feature thick, long-wear material with improved mud durability, feel and control. Pads feature internal scraper that gives audible warning when pad life is low.
Patented oil cooling system features dual oil coolers for greater cooling capacity.
New Yellow color.
Powerful four-stroke 475cc OHV air-cooled longitudinally mounted engine.
This engine’s overhead valve arrangement features angled valves in a hemispherical combustion chamber for straighter intake and exhaust flow for improved engine performance.
Patented oil cooling system features dual oil coolers for greater cooling capacity. The first cooler is located in the traditional position in front of the engine. The second cooler is mounted higher in a protected position under the front fender away from mud and debris and is fed a cool supply of air through a front fender duct. Oil is first routed to the lower cooler then to the second high-mounted cooler before returning to the engine.
Rubber-cushion engine mounting and gear-driven counterbalancer reduce vibration.
Snorkel-type air intake system is specially designed for water crossings.
Integral electric carburetor heater system improves driveability and ensures smooth operation in cold conditions.
Closed crankcase vent system safeguards against engine oil contamination.
USDA-qualified spark arrester/muffler is constructed of stainless steel.
Super-heavy-duty automatic clutch for excellent driveability and towing capacity.
Convenient five-speed transmission with Reverse.
Convenient electric starter, with auxiliary recoil starter and an automatic internal decompression system.
Wet sump with large 3.2-quart capacity.
CD ignition with electronic advance for excellent performance and reliability.
Reusable foam air filter.
Rugged frame and suspension provide an exceptional 7.5 inches of ground clearance.
Independent double-wishbone front suspension uses KYB shock absorbers to give 6.7 inches of travel.
Steel swingarm and dual KYB rear shock absorbers give 6.7 inches of travel.
Rugged, large-diameter 25 x 8-12 front, 25 x 10-12 rear tires provide added ground clearance while maintaining precise handling.
Dual 180mm front hydraulic disc brakes and sealed 180mm mechanical rear drum.
Engine design produces low emissions and meets California Air Resources Board (CARB) off-road emissions standards along with 2006 EPA Standards.
Water-resistant left-side glove-box compartment.
Large cargo racks front and rear allow payloads of 66 and 133 pounds, respectively.
Heavy-duty trailer hitch with towing capacity of 850 pounds.
Large, lightweight plastic fuel tank with 4.2-gallon capacity.
Unique rear-opening storage compartment allows access when rack is loaded.
Powerful, 326W AC generator.
Triple headlight system with single 45W upper light and dual 30W lower lights with multi-reflector lenses for optimal light distribution plus a 21W stop- and taillight.
Waterproof accessory socket provides 12-volt, 10-amp power with a built-in temperature-type fuse.
Uniquely designed floorboards allow the rider’s feet to grip the footrests while keeping mud and debris away from the rider’s feet.
Standard over-fenders give excellent mud protection.
Thickly padded seat provides all-day comfort.
Large mud flaps keep dirt and debris off of the rider.
Durable, comfortable, easy-to-use controls.
Keyed ignition switch for added security.
Triple skid plates.
Easy-to-use parking brake.
Top-mounted choke lever for easy operation.
Handlebar switches, controls and warning labels use internationally approved ISO graphic symbols.
Standard tool kit includes a tire-pressure gauge.
GVWR is 485 pounds.