2015 Can-Am Outlander XT
2015 Can-Am Outlander XT
Engine:V-twin, liquid-cooled, SOHC, 8-valve (4-valve / cyl)
Transmission:Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
Expand your off-road capabilities with added features – and added value. Get equipped with Tri-Mode Dynamic Power Steering (DPS), a 3,000-lb winch, and heavy-duty front and rear bumpers.
2015 Can-Am Outlander XT Key Base Features:
• Rotax® V-Twin Engine Options
• Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
• Industry-Leading Power-to-Weight Ratio
• 625-W Magneto
• Dual-room air box
• Large 5.4-gal Fuel Tank
• Surrounding Spar Technology (SST) G2 Frame
• Torsional Trailing Arm Independent (TTI) Rear Suspension
• Double A-Arm Front Suspension with Dive-Control
• Multipurpose Racks with LinQ Quick-Attach
• 5.7-gal Rear Storage
• Digitally Encoded Security System (D.E.S.S.)
• 230-W Headlights
2015 Can-Am Outlander XT Key Package Features:
• Tri-Mode Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)
• Visco-Lok† QE Auto-Locking Front Differential
• 12” Cast-Aluminum Wheels with Carlisle Tires
• WARN∞ Winch
• Heavy-Duty Front & Rear Bumpers
2015 Can-Am Outlander XT Features and Benefits:
Whether you choose the 46-hp Rotax® 500, the 62-hp Rotax® 650, the 71-hp Rotax® 800R, or the 82-hp Rotax® 1000 engine, the Outlander XT always delivers the best-in-class power and industry-leading power-to-weight ratio.
Available in a 46-hp Rotax 500, 62-hp Rotax 650, 71-hp Rotax 800R, or 82-hp Rotax 1000 liquid-cooled V-Twin engine, with four valves per cylinder and single overhead camshafts, the signature Can-Am engine lineup offers unmatched power for a true performance edge.
Always In The Right Gear
Continuously Variable Transmission means the drive shaft is always in the right gear. For ease of use, you can count on the engine braking feature to help slow you down when going downhill.
Every Can-Am® is built with a Rotax® engine, featuring best-in-class power and industry leading power-to-weight ratio. Unmatched power provides a performance edge and delivers superior fuel efficiency.
Strong Power Output
This package provides a more powerful magneto with 625 W of power output.
Cleaner Air To The Engine
The new air box has been reconfigured and placed at a higher, more centralized location for filtering and processing air. The no-tools air box features a dual-room design, capturing dirty air in one portion of the box and clean air in the other before sending it to the engine.
Ride longer and get the job done with the large-capacity fuel tank.
Experience confident handling at every turn with a Torsional Trailing arm Independent (TTI) rear suspension and double A-arm front suspension with dive-control geometry.
More Efficient Design
The next-generation, industry-exclusive SST G2 frame with Geometric Contact Control. The more efficient welded-steel frame incorporates new processes and updated geometry for increased structural integrity, improved durability, and precision handling.
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
Includes dive-control geometry for better cornering and vehicle-braking dynamics. The use of a shortened spindle, along with anti-kickback geometry, provide a better steering feel. The 9-in suspension travel increases trail comfort and aggressive riding capability.
The Tri-Mode DPS™ features three selectable modes (MIN, MED, and MAX) of steering depending on rider preference. It is designed to offer less assist at high speed and more assist at low speed. Direct Link technology ensures fast response and less kickback. Also comes with Visco-Lok† QE.
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.
12-in cast-aluminum wheels with machined finish. The centerless design reduces unsprung weight and offers improved strength. The 26-in, 3-ply Carlisle ACT tires feature a tread pattern that is aggressive enough to tackle tough terrain, yet provide a smooth ride.
Designed with the rider in mind, everything from the gauges to the handgrips has been strategically placed to offer optimal performance and rider comfort no matter what your style of riding.
Easy On, Easy Off
Redesigned cargo racks offer more convenience, durability, versatility, and cargo hauling capacity. Reinforced composite racks offer an integrated anti-skid surface and elevated ridge. Predetermined “cutouts” for use with Can-Am’s exclusive LinQ accessory system. Combined rack capacity of 300 lb.
A huge 5.7-gallon (21.4L) water-resistant rear storage box offers industry-leading cargo capacity and is located beneath the rear cargo rack. The more convenient location means riders can access the water-resistant, sealed storage box even when the rear cargo rack is loaded.
Exclusive Anti-Theft System
The exclusive D.E.S.S.™ anti-theft system prevents your ATV from starting unless a coded microchip in the key matches a code embedded in the engine control module – so only you can start your vehicle.
Lighting The Way
The most lighting output of any ATV in the industry. Restyled headlights honor the Can-Am heritage while offering enhanced visibility for trail riding. On high beam, the twin 60-W projectors and dual 55-W reflectors give the Outlander 230 W of visual clarity.
This powerful 3,000-lb (1,361 kg) capacity factory-installed winch is equipped with a wired remote control that neatly stows in the underside of the ATV’s front storage compartment cover.
The front and rear bumpers are factory installed and are covered by a factory warranty. The added protection gives peace of mind in rugged conditions.
|ENGINE TYPE||499.6 cc, V-twin, liquid-cooled, SOHC, 8-valve (4-valve / cyl)|
|649.6 cc, V-twin, liquid-cooled, SOHC, 8-valve (4-valve / cyl)|
|799.9 cc, V-twin, liquid-cooled, SOHC, 8-valve (4-valve / cyl)|
|976 cc, V-twin, liquid-cooled, SOHC, 8-valve (4-valve / cyl)|
|BORE & STROKE||82 x 47 mm|
|82 x 62 mm|
|91 x 62 mm|
|91 x 75 mm|
|FUEL DELIVERY SYSTEM||46 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|
|FRAME||Surrounding Spar Technology (SST) G2|
|FRONT SUSPENSION TYPE*||Double A-arm|
|FRONT SUSPENSION TRAVEL*||9 in. (22.9 cm)|
|REAR SUSPENSION TYPE*||Torsional Trailing arm Independent (TTI)|
|REAR SUSPENSION TRAVEL*||9.3 in. (23.6 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 caliper|
|TIRES / FRONT*||Carlisle† Badland 26 x 8 x 12 in. (66 x 20.3 x 30.5 cm)|
|TIRES / REAR*||Carlisle Badland 26 x 10 x 12 in. (66 x 25.4 x 30.5 cm)|
|DRY WEIGHT*||728 lb (330 kg) * (DPS package)|
|726 lb (329 kg)|
|729 lb (331 kg)|
|759 lb (345 kg) * (DPS package)|
|L X W X H (IN)*||86 x 46 x 49.5 in.|
|L X W X H (CM)*||218.4 x 116.8 x 126 cm|
|WHEELBASE||51 in. (129.5 cm)|
|SEAT HEIGHT*||34.5 in. (87.7 cm)|
|GROUND CLEARANCE*||11 in. (27.9 cm)|
|TOWING CAPACITY||1,300 lb (590 kg)|
|FRONT RACK CAPACITY||Front: 100 lb (45 kg)|
|Rear: 200 lb (90 kg)|
|STORAGE||Rear: 5.7 gal (21.4 L)|
|FUEL CAPACITY||5.4 gal (20.5 L)|
|INSTRUMENTATION||Multifunction digital LCD gauge: Speedometer, tachometer (bar graph RPM, bottom bar numerical RPM), odometer, trip & hour meters, diagnostic center, gear position, engine hour meter, 4 x 4 indicator, temperature and engine lights, fuel gauge, clock, auto shut off|
|ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM||Digitally Encoded Security System (D.E.S.S.™)|
|ELECTRICAL||Prewired for winch|
|LIGHTING||230-W from twin 60-W projectors and dual 55-W reflectors with tail light / brake light|
|DC OUTLET||Lighter type in console, standard connector in the back (15-A)|
|PACKAGE FEATURES||XT™ package:|
|• Tri-Mode Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)|
|• Visco-Lok QE|
|• 12-in. cast-aluminum wheels|
|• 26-in. Carlisle ACT radial tires|
|• 3,000-lb (1,361 kg) WARN† winch with roller fairlead, wired remote control and integrated remote storage|
|• Heavy-duty front and rear bumpers|
|• Handlebar wind deflectors|
|• 625-W magneto|
|• Industry-exclusive NEXT G-1 Vista Camo color option|
|• Pearl White painted plastic color option|
|• Brushed Aluminum water dipped plastic color option|
|FACTORY WARRANTY||6 months limited warranty|
|EXTENDED WARRANTY||B.E.S.T. available from 12 to 36 months|
|COLOR OPTIONS||NEW Pearl White, NEW Brushed Aluminum, Yellow, Camo|
* Base Model Specifications
“The 2015 Can-Am Outlander 500 XT includes a host of value-added, performance-enhancing parts, along with DPS and Visco-Lok QE, to give it a more menacing look and real-world functionality.” ----- ATV Riders