Kodiak 700 / EPS / SE

Yamaha - ATV - Kodiak 700 / EPS / SE

Kodiak 700 / EPS / SE

2018 ATV

The extraordinary ordinary work.

Designed for farmers, foresters and industrial users who need a tough utility vehicle for hard work in extreme conditions, the user-friendly Kodiak 700 delivers superior performance with outstanding value.

Powered by a high torque 708cc engine – and featuring a compact chassis with a plush seat for day-long riding comfort – this extraordinary worker can carry a 140kg payload plus rider, and tow up to 600kg.

The smooth-running Ultramatic® CVT transmission and 2WD/4WD system (EPS with Diff Lock) make this ATV ideal for towing, and with Electric Power Steering on the EPS model – and more features on the SE model – the Kodiak 700 makes every working day that little bit easier.


•  Best value for money utility ATV
•  Powerful 708cc DOHC 4-stroke high-torque engine
•  Yamaha Ultramatic® CVT automatic transmission
•  Mechanical 2WD/4WD (EPS & EPS SE: On-Command®)
•  Yamaha Electric Power Steering (EPS model)
•  Total 140kg front and rear rack carrying capacity
•  600kg towing capacity and front-mounted winch
•  Front discs and sealed wet rear brake
•  Independent long-travel suspension
•  Maxxis 25-inch tyres, 25x8x12 front; 25x10x12 rear
•  Digital instruments (EPS models) and storage
•  Central halogen work light (EPS models)


Yamaha - ATV - Kodiak 700 / EPS / SE

708cc DOHC engine

The hard working Kodiak 700 features a powerful large capacity engine that delivers class-leading torque and power. Featuring a double overhead camshaft (DOHC) 4-valve cylinder head, this efficient 708cc liquid-cooled engine produces high levels of smooth and controllable torque, enabling it to take on the toughest of jobs.

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Ultramatic® transmission

Equipped with High, Low, Reverse, Neutral and Park modes, Yamaha's industry-leading Ultramatic® automatic transmission is one of the ATV world’s most durable and efficient CVT systems. The utility oriented gearing produces excellent low speed pulling power and natural all-wheel engine braking feel, giving added confidence and control on downhills.

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Independent suspension, front disc brakes

The Kodiak 700's compact independent double wishbone A-arms and long-travel KYB shocks give high levels of comfort together with good manoeuvrability, and can handle the most extreme terrain. For durable and reliable braking the Kodiak 700 is fitted with front disc brakes and a sealed wet rear brake.

Yamaha - ATV - Kodiak 700 / EPS / SE

On-Command 2WD/4WD

The Kodiak 700 EPS & EPS SE models are fitted with an easy to operate On-Command® system with 2WD/4WD and 4WD with Diff Lock for full control. The Kodiak 700 has a handlebar mounted mechanical lever for quick and effective switching between 2WD and 4WD, allowing you to choose the right option to suit the terrain and surface conditions.

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Carrying capacity and winch

Durable front and rear racks give a high load carrying capacity of 140kg, and the Kodiak 700 can tow 600kg, making it a strong work companion in the farm, factory or forest. The front-mounted WARN ProVantage 2500 winch is standard for Europe, while EPS models come with a 2-inch receiver hitch, making this the ultimate compact utility vehicle.

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Electric Power Steering (EPS)

For added comfort and reduced physical effort the Kodiak 700 EPS model is equipped with Electronic Power Steering (EPS) that has been designed to offer the best balance of rider assist and positive feedback. By maintaining light steering and precise handling, this system enhances rider comfort, confidence and control.

Yamaha - ATV - Kodiak 700 / EPS / SE

Comprehensive instrumentation

The Kodiak 700 EPS features a digital meter with a fuel gauge, speedometer, odometer, dual trip meters, hour meter, clock, 4WD status, gear selector and EPS warning light - while the non-EPS model comes with an easy to read display with low fuel warning, engine warning, coolant temperature warning, reverse, neutral and park indicators.

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SE Special Edition models

The Special Edition models are aimed at professional and leisure riders who demand the ultimate specification. The first SE option features a Painted Light Grey Metallic body with exclusive graphics and satin black cast aluminium wheels - and there's also an aggressively styled Low Gloss Black version with matching satin black wheels.

Technical specifications


Engine type
Single cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valves
Bore x stroke
103.0 mm x 85.0 mm
Compression ratio
10.1 : 1
Lubrication system
Wet sump
Fuel system
Single Mikuni 44 mm
Ignition system
Starter system
Transmission system
Yamaha Ultramatic® CVT automatic V-belt
Drive system
STD/EPS: Lever operated 2WD/4WD. EPS SE: On-Command® 2WD, 4WD, 4WD with Diff-lock
Final transmission


Front suspension system
Independent double wishbone, 180 mm wheel travel
Rear suspension system
Independent double wishbone, 230 mm wheel travel
Front brake
Dual ventilated hydraulic disc
Rear brake
Multi-disc wet rear brake in rear gearcase
Front tyres
Maxxix MU19 AT25x8-12, steel wheels
Rear tyres
Maxxix MU19, AT25x10-12, steel wheels


Overall length
2,070 mm
Overall width
1,180 mm
Overall height
1,240 mm
Seat height
860 mm
Wheel base
1,250 mm
Minimum ground clearance
275 mm
Min. turning radius
3.2 m
Fuel tank capacity
18.0 litres
Oil tank capacity
2.6 litres

Loading limits

Front rack
40 kg
Rear rack
90 kg

Additional features

Steering System
Ackermann-type with Electric Power Steering (not for standard version)