2018 Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE Review

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2018 Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE Review – Bigger, louder and with class-leading performance, Kodiak 700 EPS SE took one of the best ATV on the market value and add a touch of comfort and flair. A machine class 700 SE accompanied with features like push-button On-Command drive selection, aluminum wheels and special edition graphics. Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE is a rock-solid workhorse with the style and look of a showhorse.

2018 Kodiak 700 EPS SE can carry up to 198 lbs payload on the rear rack. Front shelf can support a small additional burden that weighs up to 110 lbs, for a total of 308 lbs.

2018 Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE – Engine

2018 Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE is powered by a DOHC, 708cc engine, 4-valve, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, placing it in the displacement class. 10.1: 1 compression ratio is 0% higher than the average utility ATV. The higher compression ratio desired because it means the Engine can do the same work with less fuel, which leads to increased efficiency and power for a given machine size a high compression ratio is an indication of high performance.

2018 Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE Review
2018 Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE

Its standard electronic fuel injection to make the Machine more powerful and efficient through automated mixing the right amount of air and fuel and but this comes at the cost of mechanical simplicity, and can produce more road maintenance.

A cylinder bore and stroke of 4.06in 3.35in oversquare make this machine, which means that it is more powerful than the same size engine with a smaller bore.

Kodiak 700 EPS SE comes standard with automatic transmission featuring an automatic clutch. Engine braking is also included for a finer speed control, especially when it comes down steep terrain. A final drive shaft transfers power to the axle. Add power steering and limited slip differential and lock into the mix and you’ve got a vehicle maneuver!

High-Tech Engineering, Built for the Real World
Kodiak 700 EPS SE features a powerful 708cc DOHC, 4-valve, fuel injection engine with optimized torque, power delivery and character-ideal engine for smooth, quiet operation throughout the day. Mikuni® fuel injection means easy cold start and the fuel delivery flawless in almost all conditions.

Ultramatic® – Industry Most Durable CVT transmission
Kodiak Ultramatic® transmission has a gated shifter, dual-range (Hi / Lo) drive plus reverse gear and drive systems are the most advanced available. In addition, CVT gear ratio and setting Kodiak specifically designed to reduce engine RPM and delivers smooth, easy to use nature of power. Automatic centrifugal clutch maintains constant belt tension to reduce wear belts, clutch wedge Provides a natural all wheel machine braking.

Yamaha Exclusive On-Command® 4WD
4WD system three-position On-Command® lets you switch between 2WD and limited-slip 4WD and fully locked differential 4WD all with the push of a button. Override button allows the machine to the make maximum rpm in full diff lock mode.

Excellent torque
This engine has a 10.1: 1 compression ratio and four-valve heads provide optimum torque for excellent responsiveness, even with heavy cargo loads.

High-Mounted Air Intake
A layout of the air intakes higher long-mounted boost power and torque while providing additional storage space for the center and easy “no tools” servicing large air filter element.

Stainless Steel Exhaust
stainless steel exhaust system features screen-type spark arrestor for a great power with minimal noise output.

High -Kapasitas Radiator with Fan
High-capacity radiator with a fan-help provide excellent air flow for maximum cooling efficiency and positioned high in the frame for optimal protection.

Gated Shift Lever
Ultramatic peerless transmission shift lever Yamaha runs through five positions with High, Low, Neutral, Reverse and Park’s gate-positive and proper transmission operation.

Pushing Air Intake System
specially designed drive system air intake of high-mount helps reduce the temperature of the drive system and helps in keeping water and debris from entering the drive case.

2018 Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE – Suspensions

Kodiak has an independent, double wishbone front and rear suspension. As a bonus, the system is fully adjustable. In front, the trip is 7.1in, while behind it is 9.1in, a positive difference of 2in. This means that the rear part of the journey more than the front and which may indicate this model is designed to carry a lot of stuff . If the difference becomes too large, these vehicles run the risk of encouraging when navigating bumby, hilly terrain.

2018 Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE Review
2018 Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE

Ban Heavy Duty
Exclusively designed 25-inch tires Maxxis® provide precise steering, optimize comfort and maximize available traction.

Independent Double Wishbone front suspension
Independent double wishbone suspension, with the 7.1 “of wheel travel front and 9.1” in the rear, providing excellent rider comfort even in the most difficult, thanks to the nitrogen-charged shocks.

Disc brakes front and Sealed Wet Rear Brake
Hydraulic front disc brakes serve up strong braking performance and consistent to gain confidence the rider, while the rear brakes are sealed are protected from dirt, rock and mud.

Long Range Fuel Tank
Optimized 4.76-gallon fuel tank is located under the seat for better mass centralization and handling.

Generous Land Distance
Kodiak 700 EPS SE offers 10.8 inches of ground clearance and full-length composite skid plates to provide maximum protection for a wide range of terrain stomach.

Aggressive styling and Durable
Durable wrinkle-finish carry bar resisting scratching, while the injection-molded fenders protect against rocks and debris damage.

2018 Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE – Features

Special Edition Package
Both Kodiak 700 EPS Special Edition models feature an eye-catching color and graphic schemes in either Midnight Blue Metallic or Tactical Black, each coming with alloy wheels.

High-Tech Engine, Built for the Real World
The Kodiak 700 features a powerful 708cc, 4-valve and fuel-injected engine with optimized torque, power delivery and engine character-ideal for smooth, quiet operation all day long.

Ultramatic® – The Industry’s Most Durable CVT Transmission
Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE Ultramatic® transmission features a gated shifter, dual-range (Hi / Lo) drive plus reverse gear and is the most advanced drive system available. Additionally, the gear ratio CVT and Kodiak-specific settings are designed to lower engine RPM and provide a smooth, easy-to-use power character and  An automatic centrifugal clutch maintain constant belt tension for reduced belt wear and a sprag clutch Provides natural all-wheel engine braking.

Yamaha’s Exclusive On-Command® 4WD
The 3-position On-Command 4WD system lets you switch between 2WD, limited-slip 4WD and a fully locked differential 4WD all with the simple push of a button. Override button Allows engine to the make maximum rpm in full diff lock mode.

Comfortable Chassis
The Kodiak 700 EPS SE features a compact and comfortable chassis with fully independent suspension, EXCLUSIVELY-designed 25-inch tires and wide Maxxis® arc A-arms providing optimum terrainability, comfort and handling.

Class-Leading Power Steering
Yamaha Electric Power Steering (EPS) Provides the industry’s best balance of steering assist and providing maximum comfort and confidence, positive feedback from the trail.