2012 Yamaha Grizzly 450 Auto. 4x4 EPS
The world middleweight champ.
Featuring nearly everything our top-of-the-line Grizzly 700 EPS has but in a more nimble package, the Grizzly 450 truly is the ultimate middleweight ATV.
Key Features: Grizzly 450 Automatic 4x4 EPS has many of the same great features as big brothers Grizzly 700 and 550, including electric power steering, four-wheel independent suspension, and powered by a fuel-efficient, liquid-cooled engine.
Key Features: Steel Blue model includes cast aluminum wheels.
Key Features: Electric Power Steering system lightens steering for superior comfort and terrainability.
Key Features: Almost 10 pounds lighter than previous Grizzly 450 models, even with the addition of Electric Power Steering, providing awesome power-to-weight ratio.
Key Features: Industry-exclusive, fully automatic Ultramatic® transmission is the most advanced drive system in ATVs. An automatic centrifugal clutch maintains constant belt tension for reduced belt wear and uses a sprag clutch for all-wheel downhill engine braking in 4WD mode.
Key Features: Three-position On-Command® In/Out 4WD feature 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.
Key Features: Fully independent long-travel four-wheel suspension features double-wishbone suspension front and rear.
Key Features: Ground clearance of 10.8 and a high-impact plastic skidplate provide terrainability and undercarriage protection.
Key Features: Trick digital instrument panel boasts a multifunction LCD display with speedometer, odometer, dual tripmeter, hour meter, 4WD status, transmission position and clock.
Key Features: Rear wet brake is a multi-disc system running in hydraulic fluid inside a sealed unit. This keeps out the elements (such as mud and water) while providing powerful, consistent stopping power and greatly reduced maintenance.
Engine: 421cc liquid-cooled, SOHC four-stroke single is rugged and powerful.
Engine: Electric Power Steering system lightens steering for superior comfort and less rider fatigue.
Engine: Semi-oval slide 33mm BSR Mikuni® carburetor and high-output DC-CDI ignition deliver fantastic throttle response and engine performance at all rpm.
Engine: Pushbutton electric starting.
Engine: Stainless steel muffler and header design provides superior power characteristics, exhaust sound and durability.
Engine: Left-side–mounted (Hi/Lo/N/R/P) shift lever is easily accessible.
Engine: Large-capacity aluminum radiator provides maximum cooling efficiency and is positioned high in frame for optimal protection.
Engine: Compact engine design features a 45-degree cylinder angle for maximum ground clearance and lower seat height for quick, responsive steering and agility.
Engine: Gear-driven crankshaft balancer and rubber-damper engine mounts reduce vibration.
Engine: Specially designed drive system air intake vent helps prevent overheating and keeps water and mud from entering drive case.
Engine: Tool-free air filter box for easy access and quick maintenance.
Chassis/Suspension: Lightweight chassis features outstanding durability with superior rigidity for class-leading agility and handling.
Chassis/Suspension: Light steering and a class-leading turning radius combine for increased comfort and incredible maneuverability—even in 4WD.
Chassis/Suspension: Fully independent four-wheel suspension features a double wishbone suspension front and rear delivering 6.3 inches and 7.1 inches of travel.
Chassis/Suspension: Using a newly-designed multi-disc system running in gear oil, the sealed rear wet brake combines strong, consistent stopping power and greatly reduced maintenance requirements.
Chassis/Suspension: Large-diameter ventilated hydraulic front disc brakes deliver tremendous stopping power in a variety of conditions.
Chassis/Suspension: Direct front shaft drive eliminates U-joint for greater durability and more efficient power transfer when engaged in 4WD.
Chassis/Suspension: Heavy-duty composite front carry bar and CV joint guards help prevent damage to boot covers and won’t dent or rust.
Additional Features: Grizzly 700-inspired front-end styling boasts convenient water-resistant storage compartment on the front fender.
Additional Features: The water-resistant DC outlet is located to the side of the multifunction instrument panel for convenient access; automotive style receptacle handles a wide range of accessories.
Additional Features: Steel cargo racks with special, extra-durable wrinkle paint finish feature a combined cargo capacity of 264 pounds (88 front, 176 rear).
Additional Features: Available in Realtree® AP™ camouflage with a water-dipped process for durability.
Additional Features: Large-capacity, 4-gallon fuel tank has a built-in gauge and easyto- reach petcock valve.
Additional Features: Water-resistant, large-capacity underseat storage box provides added convenience.
Additional Features: Wide, fully integrated floorboards keep rider’s feet dry and feature serrated footpegs for extra grip in wet conditions.
Additional Features: Large front and rear fenders with inner guards offer excellent mud/splash protection.
Additional Features: Easy-access, underseat marine-spec electrical components ensure maximum protection from the elements.
Additional Features: Dual, bright multireflector 30-watt Krypton bulb headlights with high and low beams; rear brake light.
Additional Features: Assembled in Newnan, GA, U.S.A.
2012 Yamaha Grizzly 450 Auto. 4x4 EPS
- 421cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled single; SOHC
- Bore x Stroke
- 84.5 x 75.0mm
- Compression Ratio
- Fuel Delivery
- Mikuni® 33mm BSR
- Starting System
- Fuel Capacity
- 4.0 gal
- Yamaha Ultramatic® V-belt with all-wheel engine braking/H, L, N, R, P
- Drive Train
- Yamaha On-Command® pushbutton; 3-way locking differential; 2WD, 4WD, locked 4WD; shaft drive
- Suspension Front
- Independent double wishbone; 6.3-in travel
- Suspension Rear
- Independent double wishbone; 7.1-in travel
- Brake Front
- Dual hydraulic disc
- Brake Rear
- Sealed oil bathed, multi disc
- Tires Front
- AT25 x 8-12
- Tires Rear
- AT25 x 10-12
- Turning Radius
- 118 in
- Ground Clearance
- 10.8 in
- Wet Weight
- 620 lb
- Rack Capacity
- 88 lb Fr./176 lb Rr.
- Towing Capacity
- 1322 lb
- Dimensions (LxWxH)
- 78.5 x 43.0 x 44.1 in
- Seat Height
- 33.1 in
- 48.5 in
- Digital LCD multifunction display: speedometer, odometer, dual tripmeter, hour meter, clock, gear position and fuel gauge
- Dual 30W Krypton multireflector headlights & 21W/5W brakelight
- 6 Month (Limited Factory Warranty)