This most powerful Grizzly ever: 686cc liquid-cooled, four-stroke engine and light weight has the best power-to-weight ratio of any Yamaha utility model.
Yamaha Fuel Injection means instantaneous cold starts and optimal performance in nearly any condition, from sea level to 15,000 feet.
Industry-exclusive, fully automatic Ultramatic® transmission is the most advanced drive system in ATVs. An automatic centrifugal clutch maintains constant belt tension for reduced belt wear and uses a sprag clutch for all-wheel downhill engine braking in 4WD mode.
Three-position On-Command® In/Out 4WD feature lets you switch between 2WD, limited-slip 4WD and fully locked differential 4WD—all with the simple push of a button.
Fully independent long-travel four wheel suspension with WideArc™ A-arms up front and five-way preload-adjustable shocks provides maximum ground clearance for unparalleled comfort over rough terrain.
Advanced digital instrument panel boasts a multifunction LCD display with speedometer, odometer, dual tripmeter, hour meter, 4WD status, transmission position, clock and fuel gauge.
The Grizzly 700 boasts the lightest weight in its class at 648 pounds wet weight.
Features and benefits
New for 2012
New oil access cover allows easy access to check oil level.
Fenders have a textured finish that resist scratching and scuffing.
Gas charged rear shocks offer a quality damping feel and excellent performance over a long period of time.
Rugged Maxxis® tires get the Grizzly moving over the gnarliestterrain.
Raptor®-based four-valve combustion chamber design producesa potent combination of low-rev torque, instant throttle responseand high horsepower.
Gear-driven crankshaft balancer shaft and rubber-damper enginemounts reduce vibration.
Ceramic-composite cylinder liners provide outstanding durabilityand heat dissipation; forged piston is light and strong and rides acarburized, chrome-moly connecting rod.
Two-lobe overhead cam and a pair of needle-roller rockerarms reduce friction by 50 percent for increased fuel efficiencyand torque.
Mikuni® fuel injection with 44mm bore and throttle positionsensor means easy cold starts and flawless fuel delivery innearly any condition.
Pushbutton electric start with seven-disc torque-limiting damperassembly to protect the starter motor.
Straight driveshaft layout to the front differential eliminatesU-joints for reduced friction, noise, vibration, and maintenance.
Stainless steel exhaust system features aluminum heat shieldsand a screen-type spark arrestor for great power with minimumnoise output.
High-capacity aluminum radiator with fan-assist deliversmaximum cooling efficiency and is positioned high in the framefor optimal protection.
Automatic cam chain tensioner reduces engine maintenance and helps extend engine life.
Five-position shift lever with H, L, N, R and P gates provides positive Ultramatic transmission operation.
Override button allows engine to make maximum rpm in full Diff. Lock mode.
Sealed drive case keeps out water and debris to help increase durability.
WideArc™ front suspension A-arms provide outstanding ground clearance
Five-way preload-adjustable shocks provide a comfortable ride, whatever the load or trail conditions.