2018 Yamaha Kodiak 700


The Kodiak 700 provides superior comfort and reliability to handle the toughest jobs and roughest terrain, all at an unbeatable price.

Additional Features

  • TRAILER BALL MOUNT: Heavy-duty ball mount comes standard and can tow more than 1,300 pounds.
  • FRONT AND REAR CARGO RACKS: Rugged, large-diameter steel cargo racks with durable wrinkle paint finish can pack a total of 308 pounds combined (110 lb. front, 198 lb. rear).
  • COMFORTABLE SEAT: Seat is long and plush, improving rider comfort for extended work days or trail exploring.
  • ASSEMBLED IN USA: Assembled Real World Tough™ in Newnan, GA, U.S.A.

Chassis / Suspension

  • HEAVY DUTY TIRES: Exclusively designed 25-inch Maxxis® tires provide precise steering, optimize comfort and maximize available traction.
  • INDEPENDENT DOUBLE WISHBONE FRONT AND REAR SUSPENSION: Independent double wishbone suspension, with 7.1 in. of front wheel travel and 9.1 in. at the rear, provides excellent rider comfort even on the toughest trails, thanks to nitrogen-charged shocks.
  • FRONT DISC BRAKES AND SEALED WET REAR BRAKE: Hydraulic front disc brakes serve up powerful and consistent braking performance to add to rider confidence, while the sealed rear brake is protected from dirt, rocks and mud.
  • LONG RANGE FUEL TANK: An optimized 4.76-gallon fuel tank is located under the seat for excellent mass centralization and handling.
  • GENEROUS GROUND CLEARANCE: The Kodiak 700 offers 10.8 inches of ground clearance and full-length composite skid plates to deliver maximum underbelly protection for a wide variety of terrain.
  • AGGRESSIVE AND DURABLE STYLING: Durable wrinkled-finish carry bar resists scratching, while injection-molded fenders protect against rock and debris damage.


  • EXCELLENT TORQUE: The engine features a 10.1:1 compression ratio and the four-valve head delivers optimum torque for excellent responsiveness, even with heavy cargo loads.
  • HIGH-MOUNTED AIR INTAKE: A long, high-mounted air intake layout increases power and torque while providing additional room for center storage and easy “no tools” servicing of the large air filter element.
  • STAINLESS STEEL EXHAUST: Stainless steel exhaust system features a screen-type spark arrestor for great power with minimum noise output.
  • HIGH-CAPACITY RADIATOR WITH FAN: High-capacity radiator with fan-assist delivers excellent air flow for maximum cooling efficiency and is positioned high in the frame for optimal protection.
  • GATED SHIFT LEVER AND HANDLEBAR-MOUNTED 4WD CONTROL: Yamaha’s peerless Ultramatic transmission runs through a five-position shift lever with High, Low, Neutral, Reverse and Park gates—for positive and precise transmission operation. Robust, mechanical 4WD system is selected using handlebar lever.
  • DRIVE SYSTEM AIR INTAKE: Specially designed high-mounted drive system air intake helps reduce drive system temperatures and assists in keeping water and debris from entering the drive case.

Top Features

  • HIGH-TECH ENGINE, BUILT FOR THE REAL WORLD: The Kodiak 700 features a powerful 708 cc, 4-valve, 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: Kodiak 700’s 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 and Kodiak-specific CVT settings are designed to lower engine RPM and provide a smooth, easy-to-use power character. An automatic centrifugal clutch maintains constant belt tension for reduced belt wear and a sprag clutch provides natural all-wheel engine braking.
  • COMPACT, COMFORTABLE CHASSIS: The Kodiak 700 features a compact and comfortable chassis with fully independent suspension, exclusively-designed 25-inch Maxxis® tires and wide arc A-arms providing optimum terrainability, comfort and handling.
  • SHARP STYLING: The Kodiak 700’s styling features bright halogen headlights, convenient storage compartments and large-diameter front and rear racks with class-leading load capacity.
  • WORK-READY TOW CAPACITY: Heavy-duty ball mount comes standard and can tow more than 1,300 pounds.

General Information

Manufacturer Yamaha
Model Year 2018
Model Kodiak 700
Model Code YFM70KDHJH
Color Realtree Xtra



Front - Dual hydraulic disc

Rear - Multi-disc wet

Tires Front and rear - AT25 x 8-12 Maxxis® MU19


Length 81.5 in.
Height 48.8 in.
Width 46.5 in.
Weight Wet - 661 lb.
Ground Clearance Maximum - 10.8 in.
Wheelbase 49.2 in.
Turning Radius 126 in.
Seat Height 33.9 in.


Transmission Ultramatic V-belt with all-wheel engine braking; H, L, N, R, P
Drive System 4x4
Drive Lever operated 2WD / 4WD; shaft


Engine 4-stroke DOHC; 4-valves
Displacement 708 cc
Bore x Stroke 103 x 85 mm
Compression Ratio 10.1:1
Fuel Capacity 4.76 gal.
Ignition TCI (Transistor Controlled Ignition)
Cooling Liquid
Fuel System Yamaha Fuel Injection (YFI), 44 mm



Front - Independent double wishbone; 7.1 in. travel

Rear Travel - Independent double wishbone; 9.1 in. travel

Load Capacity

Front Rack - 110 lb.

Rear Rack- 198 lb.

Towing Capacity 1,322 lb.


Additional Colors

Realtree Xtra

Hunter Green


Warranty 6 Month (Limited Factory Warranty)

ATVs are recommended for those aged 16 years and older. YAMAHA recommends an approved training course.  See your dealer or call 1-800-887-2887. ATV’s can be hazardous to operate.