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2017 Can-Am Defender MAX DPS™ HD8

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Starting At:$17,099.00*

2017 Defender MAX DPS™ HD8 Overview & Specs

Engine
Engine Type50 hp, Rotax V-twin
Displacement799.9 cc
CoolingLiquid
Fuel SystemIntelligent Throttle Control (iTC™) with Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
Chassis
Front SuspensionDouble A-Arm
Front BrakesDual 220 mm ventilated disc brakes with hydraulic twin-piston calipers
Front TireMaxxis Bighorn 2.0 27 x 9 x 14 in. (68.6 x 22.9 x 35.6 cm)
Rear SuspensionTTA-HD with external sway bar
Rear BrakesDual 220 mm ventilated disc brakes with hydraulic twin-piston calipers
Rear TireMaxxis Bighorn 2.0 27 x 11 x 14 in. (68.6 x 27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Dimensions
Dry Weight1,710 lb. (775.6 kg)
Wheelbase115.5 in. (294 cm)
Front Travel10 in. (25.4 cm)
Rear Travel10 in. (25.4 cm)
Ground Clearance10 in. (25.4 cm)
Fuel Capacity10.6 gal. (40 L)
Box Capacity1,000 lb. (454 kg) / California only: 600 lb. (272.2 kg)
Towing Capacity2,000 lb. (907.2 kg)
Transmission
TransmissionPRO-TORQ transmission with Quick Response System (QRS), high airflow ventilation and Electronic Drive Belt Protection Extra-L / H / N / R / P
Drive SystemTrue 4-mode traction system: 2x4 open rear dif., 2x4 locked rear dif., 4x4 open rear dif., 4x4 locked rear dif. Visco-Lok QE auto-locking front dif.
General
SpeedometerStandard
TachometerStandard
OdometerStandard
ColorsGreen, Yellow
WarrantyFactory: 6-months limited warranty; Extended: Up to 30 months B.E.S.T. coverage
* Price shown is based on the manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) and is subject to change. MSRP excludes destination charges, optional accessories, applicable taxes, installation, setup and/or other dealer fees.


Control and Comfort with Room for 6



Take control with the Defender MAX DPS that features comfortable Dynamic Power Steering (DPS), lightweight wheels and tires, adaptable storage, Visco Lok QE and more to make your job easier.

Highlights
  • Heavy-duty Rotax V-Twin engine options
  • PRO-TORQ transmission
  • Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)
  • Lockable rear differential and Visco-Lok® QE auto-locking front differential
  • TTA-HD rear suspension
  • 14-in. (35.6 cm) black cast-aluminum wheels with 27-in. (68.6 cm) Maxxis Bighorn 2.0® tires
  • 11.1 gal (42.1 L) of storage capacity including a 1.7-gal (6.3 L) water-resistant toolbox
  • Dual VERSA-PRO bench seats for six adults
  • Multifunction cargo box with sturdy tailgate
  • Central skid plate
  • Multifunction digital gauge
  • 1-year maintenance free and easy access to key maintenance components
Engine
  • Type: 50 hp, Rotax 799.9 cc, V-twin, liquid cooled
  • Fuel Delivery System: Intelligent Throttle Control (iTC™) with Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
  • Transmission: PRO-TORQ transmission with Quick Response System (QRS), high airflow ventilation and Electronic Drive Belt Protection Extra-L / H / N / R / P
  • Drive Train: True 4-mode traction system: 2x4 open rear dif., 2x4 locked rear dif., 4x4 open rear dif., 4x4 locked rear dif. Visco-Lok QE auto-locking front dif.
  • Driving Assistance: Electronic Hill Descent Control
  • Power Steering: Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)
Suspensions
  • Front Suspension: Double A-arm / 10 in. (25.4 cm) travel
  • Front Shocks: Twin tube gas charged shocks
  • Rear Suspension: TTA-HD with external sway bar / 10 in. (25.4 cm) travel
  • Rear Shocks: Twin tube gas charged shocks
Brakes
  • Front: Dual 220 mm ventilated disc brakes with hydraulic twin-piston calipers
  • Rear: Dual 220 mm ventilated disc brakes with hydraulic twin-piston calipers
Tires/Wheels
  • Front Tires: Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 27 x 9 x 14 in. (68.6 x 22.9 x 35.6 cm)
  • Rear Tires: Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 27 x 11 x 14 in. (68.6 x 27.9 x 35.6 cm)
  • Wheels: 14-in. black cast-aluminum
Dimensions/Capacities
  • L x W x H: 152.5 x 62 x 75.3 in. (387.5 x 157.5 x 191.2 cm)
  • Wheelbase: 115.5 in. (294 cm)
  • Ground Clearance: 10 in. (25.4 cm)
  • Estimated Dry Weight: 1,710 lb (775.6 kg)
  • Cage: ROPS-approved profiled cage. Certified ISO 3471 and OSHA.
  • Cargo Box Dimensions: 38 x 54.5 x 12 in. (96.5 x 138.4 x 30.5 cm)
  • Cargo Box Capacity: 1,000 lb (454 kg) / California only: 600 lb (272.2 kg)
  • Tailgate Load Capacity: 250 lb (113.4 kg)
  • Storage Capacity: Total: 11.1 gal (42.1 L); Under dash: 6 gal (22.8 L), Dash: 1.8 gal (6.9 L), Water-resistant and removable toolbox: 1.7 gal (6.3 L),Armrests and cup holders: 1.6 gal (6.1 L)
  • Towing Capacity: 2,000 lb (907.2 kg)
  • Payload Capacity: 1,750 lb (793.8 kg)
  • Fuel Capacity: 10.6 gal (40 L)
  • Person Capacity: 6
Features
  • Gauge: Multifunction Digital: Speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip and hour meters, uel, gear position, seat belt, diagnostics, clock, auto shut off
  • Battery: 12 V (18 amp/h)
  • Magneto: 650 W
  • Instrumentation: Lighter type DC outlet in console (20-A)
  • Lighting: 140-W lighting output from four 35-W reflectors ensuring a wide visiblity and LED tail lights
  • Winch: N/A
  • Seat: Dual VERSA-PRO bench seats with passenger seats flipping up, underside hooks and contoured bench to improve entrance/exit of the cab
  • Protection: Integrated front steel bumper, central skid plate
  • Hitch Type: 2-in. hitch receiver
  • Steering Wheel: Adjustable tilt steering
Warranty
  • Factory: 6-months limited warranty
  • Extended: Up to 30 months B.E.S.T. coverage

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Year2017  
ManufacturerCan-Am  
ModelDefender MAX DPS™ HD8  
StyleSide x Side  
Price$17,099.00  
Chassis
Front SuspensionDouble A-Arm  
Front BrakesDual 220 mm ventilated disc brakes with hydraulic twin-piston calipers  
Front TireMaxxis Bighorn 2.0 27 x 9 x 14 in. (68.6 x 22.9 x 35.6 cm)  
Rear SuspensionTTA-HD with external sway bar  
Rear BrakesDual 220 mm ventilated disc brakes with hydraulic twin-piston calipers  
Rear TireMaxxis Bighorn 2.0 27 x 11 x 14 in. (68.6 x 27.9 x 35.6 cm)  
Dimensions
Dry Weight1,710 lb. (775.6 kg)  
Wheelbase115.5 in. (294 cm)  
Front Travel10 in. (25.4 cm)  
Rear Travel10 in. (25.4 cm)  
Ground Clearance10 in. (25.4 cm)  
Fuel Capacity10.6 gal. (40 L)  
Box Capacity1,000 lb. (454 kg) / California only: 600 lb. (272.2 kg)  
Rack Capacity   
Towing Capacity2,000 lb. (907.2 kg)  
Engine
Engine Type50 hp, Rotax V-twin  
Displacement799.9 cc  
Bore and Stroke   
CoolingLiquid  
Compression Ratio   
Fuel SystemIntelligent Throttle Control (iTC™) with Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)  
Ignition   
General
SpeedometerStandard  
TachometerStandard  
OdometerStandard  
ColorsGreen, Yellow  
WarrantyFactory: 6-months limited warranty; Extended: Up to 30 months B.E.S.T. coverage  
Transmission
TransmissionPRO-TORQ transmission with Quick Response System (QRS), high airflow ventilation and Electronic Drive Belt Protection Extra-L / H / N / R / P  
Drive SystemTrue 4-mode traction system: 2x4 open rear dif., 2x4 locked rear dif., 4x4 open rear dif., 4x4 locked rear dif. Visco-Lok QE auto-locking front dif.  

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