2020 Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE Review
2020 Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE Review – Rebuilt for 2020, Kodiak 700 EPS SE combines large drill power without loss of comfort, thanks to the new class 700 engine with improved midrange power, and gearing designed for low rpm cruising and smooth running motorbikes.
The leading transmission in the Yamaha class combines direct response with advanced features such as natural all-wheel engine braking for control and confidence. And, of course, Ultramatic has proven to be the most durable ATV transmission on the market.
2020 Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE Review
2020 Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE Features
With plenty of adjustable ground clearance and suspension, Kodiak 700 EPS SE handles rough terrain easily. Wide-arc A-arms and skid plates throughout the body ensure Kodiak 700 EPS SE is able to handle anything that can be brought up by agriculture or footprint.
Unlike so many 4WD ATV systems on the market that regulate computers, the Yamaha On-Command system keeps the driver in charge, with 2WD to choose from, limited 4WD slips, and 4WD slips with diff. key mode to ensure Kodiak 700 EPS SE delivers power consistently as needed.
Reduced fatigue, improved control, and special traces feel that all come standard with the best Kodiak 700 EPS SE in the field of Electric Power Steering (EPS) which is sensitive to speed.
For 2020, Yamaha engineers want to improve the midrange performance of the larger Kodiak 700 EPS SE bore further, to place the power right where you most use it. At the same time, this new motorbike has a redesigned engine mount feature, so even though there is an increase in performance, it is even smoother than before.
The Ultramatic Kodiak 700 EPS SE transmission is equipped with a gated drive, two-way drive (Hi / Lo) plus reverse gear, and is the most advanced and durable CVT drive system.
Packing practical, fun and usable power, the Kodiak 700 EPS SE motor balances a large drill power with a strong midrange. Kodiak 700 EPS SE presents a new 700-class engine for 2020 with optimized torque, power distribution and engine characters that are fun and exciting on the track while staying smooth and calm while exploring the track or on the job site.
The three-position On-Command 4WD system allows you to switch between 2WD, unlimited 4WD slips and fully locked 4WD differentials, all with the push of a single button. The override button allows the engine to reach the maximum rpm in full lock mode, and the straight driveshaft layout eliminates U-connections to reduce friction, noise, vibration and maintenance.
Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE Engine
Overcome mud and water thanks to the layout of air intake Kodiak 700 EPS SE is high. This design increases power and torque while providing additional space for onboard storage and ease, maintenance without tools from foam air filters.
To maintain clean operating performance for many years, Kodiak 700 EPS SE uses a stainless steel exhaust system and features a screen type splash catch for exceptional power with minimum noise output.
Technical driving slow speeds can put a lot of heat demands on liquid cooled motors, so Kodiak 700 EPS SE has a high-capacity radiator with the help of a fan that provides plenty of air flow for maximum cooling efficiency – and is positioned high in the frame for optimal protection.
Specially designed and high-mounted drive system air intake helps reduce drive system temperature and helps keep water and debris from entering the drive bay.
Maximizing the traction available, Kodiak 700 EPS SE is equipped with 25-inch Maxxis tires that provide precise feel and steering feedback.
Strong and reliable braking is standard in every Kodiak 700 EPS SE thanks to hydraulic front disc brakes combined with a closed wet rear brake system.
To handle almost all terrain easily, Kodiak 700 EPS SE offers a maximum ground distance of 11.3 inches and a full length composite skid plate, for maximum underbelly protection.
with the 7.1 “front-wheel trip and 9.1 ” On the back, provides excellent rider comfort even on the toughest lanes, thanks to nitrogen charged shocks with 5-way preload that can Customized.
Minimize fatigue and attack every corner with Yamaha Electric Power Steering (EPS), the best balance of electric steering aid and positive feedback on the industry. An optimised 4.76-gallon fuel tank is located under the seat for excellent mass centralization and handling.
Plush chairs increase the rider’s comfort for days exploring each track, with plenty of room for riders to move during aggressive rides. And despite its full-size performance, the Kodiak 700 EPS SE features a more compact body design similar to that of ATV medium, to facilitate overall feel and handling.
For 2019, Kodiak 700 EPS SE received a new instrument cluster with larger all-LCD readouts for visibility. The sturdy composite front guards are scratch-resistant and will not rust, while Fender molded with injection and CV’s joint guards protect against damage to rocks and debris.
Paired halogen lamps ensure good visibility, while handlebar-mounted halogen working lamps provide additional lighting that moves with rider input for added flexibility. The LED backlight is bright and durable too.
The Kodiak 700 EPS is engineered in a concert with various accessories to fit and function, for almost every type of journey you can find. With the standard 12V Power Point, you can also keep your device charged.
Sturdy, large diameter steel cargo rack with durable wrinkle paint finishing can pack a Total of £308 combined (110 lbs. Front, 198 lbs. rear). The on-board storage compartment also keeps things dry.
Center-Mount, heavy-duty receiver two inches comes standard on the Kodiak 700 EPS SE and can tow more than 1300 pounds.
As with other Yamaha ATV and side-by-Sides, Kodiak 700 EPS SE is assembled in the United States to meet YAMAHA standards for durability and reliability.