DEFENDER DPS

Take control with the Defender DPS that features comfortable Dynamic Power Steering (DPS), lightweight wheels and tires, adaptable storage, Visco Lok and more to make your job easier.

Engine HD5 HD8 HD10
Type 38 hp, Rotax 427 cc single cylinder, liquid cooled 50 hp, Rotax® 799.9 cc, V-twin, liquid cooled 72 hp, Rotax® 976 cc, V-twin, liquid cooled
Fuel Delivery System Intelligent Throttle Control (iTC™) with Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
Transmission CVT, P / R / N / H / L, standard engine braking and Electronic Drive Belt Protection PRO-TORQ Transmission with Quick Response System (QRS), high airflow ventilation and Electronic Drive Belt Protection
Extra-L / H / N / R / P
PRO-TORQ Transmission with Quick Response System (QRS), high airflow ventilation and Electronic Drive Belt Protection
Extra-L / H / N / R / P
Drive Train Selectable 2WD / 4WD with Visco-Lok† QE auto-locking front differential True 4-mode traction system: 2x4 open rear dif., 2x4 locked rear dif., 4x4 open rear dif., 4x4 locked rear dif.
Visco-Lok QE auto-locking front dif.
True 4-mode traction system: 2x4 open rear dif., 2x4 locked rear dif., 4x4 open rear dif., 4x4 locked rear dif.
Visco-Lok QE auto-locking front dif.
Driving Assistance Electronic Hill Descent Control
Power Steering Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)
Front Suspension Double A-arm / 10 in. (25.4 cm) travel
Front Shocks Twin tube gas charged shocks
Rear Suspension TTA-HD with external sway bar / 10 in. (25.4 cm) travel
Rear Shocks Twin tube gas charged shocks
Front Brakes Dual 220 mm ventilated disc brakes with hydraulic twin-piston calipers
Rear Brake Single 220 mm ventilated disc brake with hydraulic twin-piston calipers Dual 220 mm ventilated disc brakes with hydraulic single-piston calipers Dual 220 mm ventilated disc brakes with hydraulic single-piston calipers
Front Tires Maxxis M923J† 25 x 8 x 12 in. (63.5 x 20.3 x 30.5 cm) Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 27 x 9 x 14 in. (68.6 x 22.9 x 35.6 cm) Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 27 x 9 x 14 in. (68.6 x 22.9 x 35.6 cm)
Rear Tires Maxxis M924J† 25 x 10 x 12 in. (63.5 x 25.4 x 30.5 cm) Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 27 x 11 x 14 in. (68.6 x 27.9 x 35.6 cm) Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 27 x 11 x 14 in. (68.6 x 27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Wheels 12-in. cast-aluminum 14-in. black cast-aluminum 14-in. black cast-aluminum
Cage ROPS approved profiled cage
Certified ISO 3471 and OSHA
Estimated Dry Weight* 1,306 lb (592.2 kg) 1,414 lb (641.4 kg) 1,414 lb (641.4 kg)
L x W x H (in) 120 x 62 x 76 in.
L x W x H (cm) 305 x 157.5 x 193 cm
Wheelbase 83 in. (211.5 cm)
Ground Clearance 10.5 in. (26.7 cm) 11 in. (28 cm) 11 in. (28 cm)
Cargo Box Dimensions 38 x 54.5 x 12 in. (96.5 x 138.4 x 30.5 cm)
Cargo Box Capacity 600 lb (272.2 kg) 1,000 lb (454 kg) / California only: 600 lb (272.2 kg) 1,000 lb (454 kg) / California only: 600 lb (272.2 kg)
Tailgate Load Capacity 250 lb (113.4 kg)
Storage Capacity Total: 10.4 gal (39.5 L)
Under dash: 6 gal (22.8 L)
Dash: 1.8 gal (6.9 L)
Water-resistant and removable toolbox: 1.7 gal (6.3 L)
Armrests and cup holders: 0.9 gal (3.5 L)
Towing Capacity 1,500 lb (680 kg) 2,000 lb (907.2 kg) 2,000 lb (907.2 kg)
Payload Capacity 1,200 lb (544 kg) 1,500 lb (680 kg) 1,500 lb (680 kg)
Fuel Capacity 10.6 gal (40 L)
Person Capacity 3
Gauge Multifunction digital: Speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip and hour meters, fuel, gear position, seat belt, diagnostics, clock, auto shut off
Battery 12-V (18 amp/h)
Magneto 500-W 650-W 650-W
Instrumentation Lighter type DC outlet in console (20-A)
Lighting Four 35-W reflectors ensuring a wide visiblity and LED tail lights
Winch N/A
Seat VERSA-PRO bench seat with passenger seats flipping up, underside hooks and contoured bench to improve entrance/exit of the cab
Steering Wheel Adjustable tilt steering
Protection Integrated front steel bumper
Central skid plate
Hitch Type 2-in hitch receiver
Colors Mossy Oak Break-Up Country Camo, Yellow, Green, Pure Magnesium Metallic, Intense Red
Factory 6-months limited warranty
Extended Up to 30 months B.E.S.T. coverage