2018 Yamaha Kodiak 700 EPS SE


The Kodiak 700 EPS SE: Built to make working hard look good with its cast aluminum wheels and painted bodywork.

Additional Features

  • WORK-READY TOW CAPACITY: 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 EPS 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: 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.
  • 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

  • SPECIAL EDITION PACKAGE: Kodiak 700 EPS Special Edition models feature the unrivaled capability of Yamaha's On-Command® 4WD system and eye-catching painted bodywork paired with durable alloy wheels.
  • HIGH-TECH ENGINE, BUILT FOR THE REAL WORLD: The Kodiak™ 700 EPS SE 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 EPS SE’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.
  • YAMAHA’S EXCLUSIVE ON-COMMAND® 4WD: The three-position On-Command 4WD system lets you switch between 2WD, limited-slip 4WD and a fully locked differential 4WD all with the simple push of a button. Override button allows engine to make maximum rpm in full diff lock mode.
  • COMPACT, COMFORTABLE CHASSIS: The Kodiak 700 EPS SE 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.
  • CLASS-LEADING POWER STEERING: Yamaha’s Electric Power Steering (EPS) provides the industry’s best balance of steering assist and positive feedback from the trail, providing maximum comfort and confidence.

General Information

Manufacturer Yamaha
Model Year 2018
Model Kodiak 700 EPS SE
Model Code YFM70KPSJB
Color Tactical Black



Front - Dual hydraulic disc

Rear - Multi-disc wet

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


Length 81.5 in.
Height 48.8 in.
Width 46.5 in.
Weight Wet - 687 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 On-Command 3-way locking differential; 2WD, 4WD, locked 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, 5-way preload adjustment; 7.1 in. travel

Rear - Independent double wishbone, 5-way preload adjustment; 9.1 in.

Load Capacity

Front Rack - 110 lb.

Rear Rack- 198 lb.

Towing Capacity 1,322 lb.


Additional Colors

Tactical Black

Silver Metallic

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.