DEFENDER MAX XT

The Defender MAX XT comes equipped with many factory-installed accessories including 27 in. (68.6 cm) Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 tires mounted on 14 in. (35.6 cm) wheels and Dynamic Power Steering for better handling and steering.

HIGHLIGHTS


  • Heavy-duty Rotax® V-Twin engine options
  • PRO-TORQ transmission
  • Dynamic Power Steering (DPS™)
  • Lockable rear differential and Visco-Lok‡ QE auto-locking front differential
  • TTA-HD rear suspension
  • 14-in. (35.6 cm) cast-aluminum wheels with 27-in. (68.6 cm) Maxxis Bighorn 2.0† tires
  • ECO™ / Work / Normal driving modes
  • 16.9 gal (63.9 L) of storage capacity including a 1.7-gal (6.3 L) water-resistant toolbox and a 5.6-gal (21 L) waterproof under passenger seat storage box
  • Dual VERSA-PRO bench seats for six adults with reinforced XT seat skin and adjustable driver seat
  • Multifunction cargo box with sturdy tailgate
  • 4,500-lb (2,014 kg) winch
  • XT front bumper
  • Full hard roof
  • Full skid plate
  • Multifunction analog / digital gauge
  • 1-year maintenance free and easy access to key maintenance components
  • Mossy Oak† Break-Up Country Camo† water dipped options

HEAVY-DUTY ROTAX V-TWIN ENGINES

The Defender MAX XT package offers two very capable true-work powerplant options. The 72-hp Rotax HD10 V-Twin is specifically tuned for serious work but also offers 61 lb-ft torque and peak torque at lower RPM for optimal delivery for recreational use. The work-focused Rotax HD8 V-Twin delivers 50 hp and 50 lb-ft torque for tough tasks.

PRECISION-ENGINEERED HANDLING

The specific Dynamic Power Steering (DPS) system is tuned for utility applications while also offering responsiveness for recreational usage. DPS improves steering feel in slow-speed working situations and in more technical terrain. It also is designed to offer less assistance at high speed and more assistance at low speed.

BETTER CONTROL

The Visco-Lok QE† front differential combined with the lockable rear differential offer a 4-mode traction system providing multiple choices for varying terrain or tasks. Users, via a separate front-and-rear toggle switches, can select between a 2x4 open rear differential for tight turning and turf protection, a 2x4 lockable rear for improved 2WD traction, a 4x4 open rear for more maneuverability in rugged terrain and a 4x4 locked rear for maximum traction. The rear differential is gear-on-gear to the transmission for better response, no maintenance, better efficiency and fewer components.

SELECTABLE DRIVE MODE

Select from three driving modes that are designed to optiminized performance on a variety of terrain as well as saving on fuel consumption

PICK-UP INSPIRED SEATING

The Dual VERSA-PRO bench seats offered on the XT package includes a truck-like flip-up passenger seats with a front sealed/waterproof under seat storage. It uses a reinforced seat cover with thicker vinyl and a special material finish to be more resistant and offer a premium look. The Defender MAX vehicles’ high-quality seat cover is designed to endure the everyday use on the farm, job site and trail. In addition, the XT driver seat features 3-in (8 cm) of adjustability (forward/rearward) for added comfort and better entrance / exit.

ADAPTABLE STORAGE

The open dash design features a handy removable and water-resistant 1.7 gal (6.3 L) toolbox, an industry exclusive, to allow users to carefully carry tools and supplies their need in an organized manner. In addition, it includes 6 gal (23 L) of under dash storage with an enclosed pocket, perfect for stowing small essentials. Combined with the removable and waterproof under seat storage box, the Defender MAX proposes a total of 16.9 gal. (63.9 L) of storage solutions.

WINCH AND FRONT BUMPER

4,500-LB (2,014 KG) Winch and front bumper

ANALOG/ DIGITAL GAUGE WITH ENCLOSED STORAGE

Analog/ digital gauge with enclosed storage

FULL HARD ROOF

Full hard roof

CAB-READY

The sturdy Profile cage (steel) is designed in tandem with the Can-Am Cab and genuine accessories to ensure the best fit-and-finish and seamless integration in the industry. To enhance visibility and improve entrance / exit of the cab, the front section of the cage was moved far forward.

PREMIUM WHEELS AND TIRES

The Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 tires offer a smoother ride, predictable cornering and optimum climbing confidence. Installed on redesigned 14-in. cast-aluminum wheels featuring a strong lightweight construction.

Engine
Engine HD10
Type 72 hp, Rotax® 976 cc, V-twin, liquid cooled
Fuel Delivery System Intelligent Throttle Control (iTC™) with Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
Transmission PRO-TORQ transmission with Quick Response System (QRS), high airflow ventilation and Electronic Drive Belt Protection Extra-L / H / N / R / P
Drive Train 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)
Suspension
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
Brakes
Front Brakes Dual 220 mm ventilated disc brakes with hydraulic twin-piston calipers
Rear Brake Dual 220 mm ventilated disc brakes with hydraulic single-piston calipers
Tires
Front Tires Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 27 x 9 x 14 in. (68.6 x 22.9 x 35.6 cm)
Rear Tires Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 27 x 11 x 14 in. (68.6 x 27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Wheels 14-in. cast-aluminum
Dimensions
L X W X H (inch) 154.8 x 63.5 x 78 in.
L X W X H (cm) (393.1 x 161.2 x 198.1 cm)
Wheelbase 115.5 in. (294 cm)
Ground Clearance 11 in. (28 cm)
Estimated Dry Weight 1,868.7 lb (847.6 kg)
Cage ROPS-approved profiled cage. Certified ISO 3471 and OSHA.
Cargo Box Dimensions 38 x 54.5 x 12 in.
(96.5 x 138.4 x 30.5 cm)
Cargo Box Capacity 1,000 lb (454 kg) /
California only: 600 lb (272.2 kg)
Tailgate Load Capacity 250 lb (113.4 kg)
Storage Capacity Total: 16.9 gal (63.9 L)
Under dash: 6 gal (22.8 L)
Waterproof and removable box under passenger seat: 5.6 gal (21 L)
Dash: 2 gal (7.7 L)
Water-resistant and removable toolbox: 1.7 gal (6.3 L)
Armrests and cup holders: 1.6 gal (6.1 L)
Towing Capacity 2,000 lb (907.2 kg)
Payload Capacity 1,750 lb (793.8 kg)
Fuel Capacity 10.6 gal (40 L)
Person Capacity 3
Features
Gauge Multifunction Analog / Digital: Speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip and hour meters, fuel, gear position, ECO / Work / Normal modes, seat belt and 4 x 4 indicator, diagnostics, clock, auto shut off
Battery 12 V (30 amp/h)
Magneto 650-W
Instrumentation Lighter type DC outlet in console (20-A)
Lighting 140-W lighting output from four 35-W reflectors ensuring a wide visiblity, plus LED tail lights with halo glow effect
Winch 4,500-lb (2,041 kg) winch with roller fairlead
Seat Dual VERSA-PRO bench seats with passenger seats flipping up, adjustable driver seat, underside hooks, reinforced XT seat skin and contoured bench to improve entrance/exit of the cab
Protection XT front bumper, full skid plate, 2-piece full hard roof
Hitch Type 2-in hitch receiver
Steering Wheel Adjustable tilt steering
Color
Colors Green
Warranty
Factory 6-months limited warranty