Thanks to its tough construction, the Honda FourTrax Rancher is able to deal effortless with anything you throw at it.

In its off road adventures the Honda FourTrax Rancher is helped by a 420cc, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, OHV wet-sump, longitudinally mounted, single-cylinder, four-stroke engine. The engine’s power is kept in check by a five-speed transmission with Reverse.

Perhaps it goes without saying that the Honda FourTrax Rancher gives you the possibility to easily select between 2WD and 4WD modes via a front-panel-mounted lever.

As far as suspensions are concerned, the ATV features an independent double-wishbone configuration up front (6.3 inches of wheel travel) and a rear swingarm with single shock (6.3 inches of wheel travel).

It is also worthy of being mentioned that the ATV rides on massive 24 x 8-12 front and 24 x 10-11 rear tyres.

The Honda FourTrax Rancher is offered with a starting price of $5,149.

Hit the jump for more information on the Honda FourTrax Rancher.

  • 2013 Honda FourTrax Rancher
  • Year:
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine:
    liquid-cooled fuel-injected OHV wet-sump longitudinally mounted single-cylinder four-stroke
  • Transmission:
    Five-speed with Reverse
  • Energy:
    Keihin 34mm throttle-body fuel-injection system
  • Displacement:
    420 cc
  • Price:


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With six models in our Rancher lineup, we’re sure to have one that suits your needs perfectly. Every one offers Honda’s legendary dependability and quality. Then there’s the lineup itself: You get to choose between selectable 2WD/4WD (TraxLok), Programmed Fuel Injection, two-wheel-drive, four-wheel-drive, and two transmission choices (semi-automatic and electric shift), there’s no shortage of cutting-edge capability and features.

From our tough, no-frills 2WD Rancher through the Rancher 4x4 ES EPS you can be certain there’s a machine for you, and even more important, for whatever chore, hunt, expedition or trail you aim to tackle. Is it any wonder the Ranchers are America’s best-selling ATVs?

Like all Honda utility ATVs, our FourTrax Ranchers feature a strong, single-cylinder engine with a crankshaft that sits front-to-back in the chassis. That eliminates any unnecessary right-angle powertrain directional changes, and that means more power gets to the ground where it does the most good. Just another example of how Honda’s smart engineering gives you more than the competition.

Electric Shift Program (ESP)

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Upshifting or downshifting is easy and fast—just push one of two handlebar-mounted buttons. ESP is a huge advantage when riding in heavy boots, or if your boots are covered in mud or snow.

Available TraxLok Selectable 2WD/4WD

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This invaluable feature allows a rider to shift, via a front-panel-mounted lever, between 2WD and 4WD for maximum versatility during tough chores or on uneven terrain. (4x4 Rancher models only.)

Fuel Injection

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The Keihin fuel-injection system, featuring a 34m throttle body, delivers crisp, seamless performance while ensuring hassle-free operation in cold conditions and varying altitudes.

Semi-dry-sump Engine Design

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Our semi-dry sump and overhead valve designs give you an engine that’s shorter from top to bottom. The compact engine both lowers the center of gravity and increases ground clearance.


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Engine Type 420cc liquid-cooled fuel-injected OHV wet-sump longitudinally mounted single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore And Stroke 86.5mm x 71.5mm
Induction Keihin 34mm throttle-body fuel-injection system
Ignition Full-transistorized type with electronic advance
Starter Electric with optional auxiliary recoil
Clutch Automatic
Transmission Five-speed with Reverse
Driveline Direct rear driveshaft
Front Suspension Independent double-wishbone; 6.3 inches travel
Rear Suspension Swingarm with single shock; 6.3 inches travel
Front Brakes Dual hydraulic disc
Rear Brake Sealed mechanical drum
Front Tire 24 x 8-12
Rear Tire 24 x 10-11
Length 80.9 inches
Width 46.1 inches
Height 45.1 inches
Wheelbase 49.2 inches
Seat Height 32.4 inches
Ground Clearance 6.5 inches
Turning Radius 8.9 feet
Curb Weight 547 lbs (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and a full tank of fuel-ready to ride)
Fuel Capacity 3.5 gallons (including 1.0 gallon reserve)
Note No operator under age 16. Honda recommends that all ATV riders take a training course and read their owner’s manual thoroughly.
Emissions Meets current California Air Resources Board (CARB) and EPA off-road emissions standards.
Available Colors Red, Olive
Model Id TRX420TM
MSRP $5,149*
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