2015 Can-Am Commander DPS
Flexible, strong and practical, the Can-Am Commander DPS has all it needs to keep you out of trouble even when you find yourself in the middle of nowhere.
The Can Am Commander DPS is offered with a choice of two V twin, liquid cooled, SOHC, 8 valve (4-Valve / Cyl) engines, namely a 799.9 cc and a 976 cc unit. Both engines are mated on a CVT transmission.
The stopping power is handled by outboard disc brakes with 214 mm discs and twin piston calipers. You also get Tri Mode Dynamic Power Steering (DPS), Lightweight Tires and Wheels, a Visco Lok QE auto locking front differential and Intelligent Throttle Control (iTC).
As far as prices are concerned, the Can Am Commander DPS is offered with a base price of $12,999.
Hit the jump for more information on the Can-Am Commander DPS.
2015 Can-Am Commander DPS
Engine:V-twin, liquid-cooled, SOHC, 8-valve (4-valve / cyl)
Transmission:Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
Energy:Electronic Fuel Injection
Get the flexibility to customize your machine the way you want it, with the control of the Tri-Mode Dynamic Power Steering (DPS).
2015 Can-Am Commander DPS Key Base Features:
• Rotax® V-Twin Engine Options
• Intelligent Throttle Control (iTC)
• 625-W Magneto
• Industry-Leading Power-to-Weight Ratio
• 10-gal Fuel Tank
• Torsional Trailing Arm Independent (TTI) Rear Suspension
• Double A-Arm Front Suspension with Dive-Control
• 214-mm Ventilated Disc Brakes with Twin-Piston Calipers
• Dual-Level Cargo Box
• Adjustable Driver’s Seat & Tilt Steering
• 8.3-gal (31.6 L) Cockpit Storage
• 2” Diameter, High-Strength Steel Cage
• Digitally Encoded Security System (D.E.S.S.)
• 240-W Lighting
2015 Can-Am Commander DPS Key Package Features:
• Tri-Mode Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)
• Visco-Lok† QE Auto-Locking Front Differential
• 27” MAXXIS† Bighorn 2.0 Tires on 14” Wheels
2015 Can-Am Commander DPS Features and Benefits:
Hitting the trail, going hunting, or just taking in nature, there’s a Rotax® engine that will get the job done. Choose from the 71-hp Rotax® 800R or the 82-hp Rotax® 1000 liquid-cooled V-Twin engine to match your off-road adventure.
Available in a 71-hp Rotax 800R or 82-hp Rotax 1000 liquid-cooled V-Twin engines, with four valves per cylinder and single overhead camshafts. Both feature twin fuel injectors that supply efficient fuel delivery into the combustion chamber for powerful, yet precise performance.
Better Throttle Control
This electronic throttle-by-wire system works in conjunction with the 2.13 in. Bosch∞ throttle body to produce smooth delivery, even if the driver’s foot is bouncing due to rough terrain. The iTC system detects unwanted bounces and filters the input. Comes with a progressive and sport mode.
Strong Power Output
This package provides a more powerful magneto with 625 W of power output.
Provides optimal power-to-weight ratio and acceleration, offering you a ride that delivers every bit of the standout performance you would expect from Can-Am.
Largest in the Industry
The industry’s largest fuel tank lets you ride longer and work harder. With a capacity that’s 11% more than its nearest competitor, the 10-gal gas tank supplies maximum range for work and play.
The Tri-Mode Dynamic Power Steering (DPS) offers three levels of rider-adjustable steering assistance that can be adapted to match the terrain while also reducing kickback to the steering.
Eliminates Scrub and Camber Changes
The only independent rear suspension that eliminates scrub and camber changes, meaning the wheels pivot up and down rather than in a butterfly motion. This ensures the vehicle moves only in the direction you point it. Reconfigured for improved traction and optimal transfer of power to the ground.
Better Steering Feel
The Can-Am Commander’s Double A-arm front suspension is designed with dive-control geometry that works to eliminate diving under heavy breaking and rough terrain. The front end features 10 in of travel and five-way preload-adjustable motion-control shocks.
Superior Stopping Power
Outboard disc brakes with 214-mm discs and twin-piston calipers. Large 214-mm outboard hydraulic disc brakes feature twin-piston calipers to provide superb stopping power.
The electronically controlled power steering provides the driver with three different levels of assistance when steering. The amount of assistance varies with the vehicle’s speed to adjust the steering input effort to a comfortable level. Features Visco-Lok QE for a faster engagement point.
All DPS-equipped models have Visco-Lok† QE, which has all the features and benefits of the standard quick-engagement Visco-Lok† differential, but with an even quicker engagement point. This differential, unlike some competitors’ differentials, does not have a speed limiter.
Lightweight Tires and Wheels
The lightweight radial tires offer a smoother ride, predictable cornering and optimum climbing confidence. Installed on redesigned cast aluminum wheels featuring a strong lightweight construction.
Put the Commander to work towing heavy loads up to 1,500 lb. Plus, the added convenience of strategically placed passenger handgrips, accessible controls, and cockpit storage, and you’re ready to hit the trails or get to work.
Exclusive and Versatile
The industry’s most versatile and usable cargo box design has a 600-lb cargo capacity, dual storage levels, anti-rust box, and tilt-assist dumping. Cargo box with two levels separated by a removable, water-resistant panel, that offers an upper and lower bed with their independent tailgate.
No Tools Required
Premium seating with a full backrest, lumbar and shoulder support, and side bolsters for lateral support during aggressive riding. Tilt steering and an adjustable driver’s seat are easily adaptable to a range of drivers and driving styles. No tools required.
The onboard storage consists of a 4.5 gal (17.2 L) glove box and a 3.4 (13.1 L) storage space beneath the driver’s seat. Convenient and versatile cockpit storage space so you can take your essentials with you.
2-in diameter, high-strength steel cage designed around the Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) industry standard. Meets the requirements of the ANSI / ROHVA 1-2011 standard for ROPS, with the ISO 3471 option in section 10.
Standard Anti-Theft System
D.E.S.S. is the industry’s first standard anti-theft device. Electronic code in key must match code in ECU to start. Can-Am side-by-side vehicles come with two different keys. One limits top speed to 44 mph (70 km/h); the other has no limitations.
Lighting the Way
The Can-Am side-by-side vehicles family features a 240-W lighting system. Automotive-style projectors, on each side, run at 120-W on low beam and 240-W on high beam.
|ENGINE TYPE||V-twin, liquid-cooled, SOHC, 8-valve (4-valve / cyl)|
|V-twin, liquid-cooled, SOHC, 8-valve (4-valve / cyl)|
|BORE & STROKE||91 x 61.5 mm|
|91 x 75 mm|
|FUEL DELIVERY SYSTEM||iTC™ with EFI and 54 mm Throttle Body, 2 Siemens† VDO injectors|
|TRANSMISSION||CVT, sub-transmission with high, low, park, neutral & reverse.|
|Standard engine braking|
|DRIVE TRAIN*||Selectable 2WD / 4WD shaft driven with Visco-Lok‡ auto-locking front differential|
|CAGE TYPE||2-in. (5.1 cm) diameter, high-strength steel, ROPS-approved|
|STEERING WHEEL ADJUSTMENT||Adjustable tilt steering|
|FRONT SUSPENSION TYPE / SHOCKS*||Double A-arm with dive-control geometry / Motion Control shocks|
|FRONT SUSPENSION TRAVEL*||10 in. (25.4 cm)|
|REAR SUSPENSION TYPE / SHOCKS*||Torsional Trailing arm Independent rear suspension (TTI) with external sway bar / Motion Control shocks|
|REAR SUSPENSION TRAVEL*||10 in. (25.4 cm)|
|FRONT BRAKES||Dual 214 mm ventilated disc brakes with hydraulic twin-piston calipers|
|REAR BRAKE||Single 214 mm ventilated disc brake with hydraulic twin-piston calipers|
|TIRES / FRONT*||Carlisle† Black Rock 27 x 9 x 12 in. (68.6 x 22.9 x 30.5 cm)|
|TIRES / REAR*||Carlisle Black Rock 27 x 11 x 12 in. (68.6 x 27.9 x 30.5 cm)|
|DRY WEIGHT*||1,287 lb (584 kg)|
|1,321 lb (599 kg) * (DPS package)|
|L X W X H (IN)*||118.3 x 58.6 x 72 in.|
|L X W X H (CM)*||300.4 x 148.9 x 182.9 cm|
|WHEELBASE||75.8 in. (192.4 cm)|
|GROUND CLEARANCE*||11 in. (27.9 cm)|
|TOWING CAPACITY||1,500 lb (680 kg)|
|CARGO BOX CAPACITY||Total: 600 lb (272 kg)|
|Upper: 400 lb (181 kg)|
|Lower: 200 lb (91 kg)|
|COCKPIT STORAGE||Glove box: 4.5 gal (17.2 L)|
|Under driver seat: 3.5 gal (13.1 L)|
|Center console: 0.3 gal (1.3 L)|
|FUEL CAPACITY||10 gal (37.8 L)|
|INSTRUMENTATION||Multifunction digital gauge: Speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip and hour meters, fuel, gear position, sport mode, ECO™ mode, seat belt and 4 x 4 indicator, diagnostics, clock, auto shut off|
|ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM||Digitally Encoded Security System (D.E.S.S.™)|
|ELECTRICAL||Prewired for winch|
|LIGHTING||240-W from four 60-W projectors with tail lights / brake light|
|DC OUTLET||Lighter type in console, standard connector in the back (15-A)|
|PACKAGE FEATURES||DPS™ Package:|
|• Tri-Mode Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)|
|• Visco-Lok QE|
|• 14-in. cast-aluminum wheels|
|• 27-in. Maxxis Bighorn 2.0† tires|
|FACTORY WARRANTY||6 months limited warranty|
|EXTENDED WARRANTY||B.E.S.T. available from 6 to 30 months|
*Base Model Specification
“The updated 2015 Can-Am Commander 800R DPS package features new cast-aluminum wheels with 27-inch MAXXIS Bighorn tires, Tri-Mode Dynamic power steering, Visco-Lok QE auto-locking front differential. A new Light Grey color is now available.” ----- ATV Riders
“Can-Am released details on its 2015 models. While its ATV line got the lion’s share of the updates and new models, the UTV models did not go untouched. The list isn’t long as both the Mavericks and Commanders mainly received new colors and wheels.” ----- 4wheeldirt