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450cc ATV Comparison

KFX450R vs. LT-R450 vs. YFZ450 vs. TRX450R
  Suzuki LT-R450 Quadracer Yamaha YFZ450 Honda TRX450R Can Am DS450
2008 Kawasaki KFX450R
2007 Suzuki LT-R450 Quadracer
2007 Yamaha YFZ450
2007 Honda TRX450R

2008 Can Am
DS 450

Manufacturer  Website Kawasaki KFX450R Suzuki LTR 450 Yamaha YFZ450 Honda TRX450R Can Am DS 450
Engine Type:
Liquid-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder, DOHC, four valves per cylinder 450cc, 4-stroke, single cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valves per cylinder 449cc liqiud-cooled w/fan, DOHC 4-stroke single; 5 titanium valves  450cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke 449cc, single-cylinder, DOHC 4-valve, liquid-cooled
Displacement 449 cc 450cc  449cc  450cc  449cc
Bore x Stroke:
96mm x 62.1mm 95.5mm x62.8mm 95mm x 63.4mm 96mm x 62mm 97 x 60.8 mm
Fuel System:
32-bit digital, with 42mm Keihin throttle body Fuel Injection w/ 42mm throttle body Keihin 39mm FCR w/throttle position sensor Keihin 40.0mm flat slide with throttle position sensor (TPS) EFI with 46 mm Throttle Body
Compression Ratio:
12.0:1 11.7:1 11.4:1 12.0:1  
5-Speed with reverse 5-Speed 5-Speed 5-Speed 5-speed
Digital AC-CDI Electric DC - CDI CD with electronic advance  
Starting System:
Electric Electric Electric Electric or Kick Electric
Fuel Tank Capacity:
2.6 gal. 2.6 gal. 2.6 gal. 3.1 gal. 3  gal.
Lubrication Semi-Dry sump Semi-Dry sump Dry sump Twin-sump  
Front Suspension:
Dual A-arms, coil-over shocks / 8.5 in Independent, double A-arm, fully adjustable preload, compression & rebound damping Independent double wishbone, 9.1 travel; adjustment for compression, rebound and spring preload Independent double-wishbone with Showa shocks, featuring adjustable spring preload, rebound and compression damping; 8.4-inch travel R-Type Double A-arm, forged aluminum/Kayaba HPG aluminum piggyback with adjustment for compression, rebound and spring preload
Rear Suspension:
Swingarm with piggy-back reservoir shock, dual-rate spring / 10.0 in Linkage-type, gas/oil damped, fully adjustable spring preload, adjustable compression and rebound damping Aluminum swingarm, 10.6 travel; adjustment for compression, rebound and preload Pro-Link with single Showa shock featuring adjustable spring preload, rebound and compression damping; 9.0-inch travel R-Type swingarm, cast aluminum/Kayaba HPG aluminum piggyback with adjustment for compression, rebound and spring preload
Overall Width:
46" 49" 46.1" 46.3" 46"
Overall Length: 71.1" 72.6" 72.4" 72.6" 72.4"
Overall Height: 41.9" 42.7" 42.9" 43.1" 41.9"
49.4" 50.6" 50.4" 49.2" 49.9"
Dry Weight:
364lbs. 368lbs. 350lbs. 350lbs. 345 lbs.
Seat Height:
30.9" 30.7" 31.9" 32.8" 345 lbs.
Ground Clearance: 7.6" 9.44" 4.4" 4.2" 9"
Front Brakes: Dual 163mm discs with two-piston calipers Dual hydraulic discs Dual hydraulic discs, twin pistons Dual hydraulic 174.0mm discs with twin-piston calipers Dual 182 mm wave type discs with inverted twin-piston calipers
Rear Brakes: 200mm petal-type rotor with single-piston caliper Single hydraulic disc Hydraulic disc, twin pistons Single hydraulic 190.0mm disc with single-piston caliper 198 mm wave type rotor with single piston caliper
Front Tires:
AT21x7-10 AT20 x 7 R10 AT21 x 7-10 radial 22 x 7-10 radial ITP Holeshot SR 21 x 7R-10
Rear Tires:
AT 20x10-9 AT18 x 10 R8 AT21 x 7-10 radial 20 x 10-9 radial ITP Holeshot SR 20 x 10R-9
Other Information
Colors: Lime Green / Super Black, Bright White / Super Black, Super Black Yellow, White Blue, Gray White, Red, Black/Flame Yellow
$7,399 $7,299.00 $6,999 $6,799 (Electric Start)
$6,649 (Kick Start)
  Can Am DS450



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