The 550cc class has a leader, with a fully featured package based on the best-selling Grizzly 700 FI, with a largest-in-class 558cc powerplant, Electric Power Steering and excellent value.
Yamaha Fuel Injection means instantaneous cold starts and optimal performance in nearly any condition, from sea level to 15,000 feet.
Yamaha Electric Power Steering provides progressive assist at slow speeds and over rough terrain while maintaining optimized rider feedback, superior comfort and terrainability.
Ultramatic® transmission with dual-range (Hi/Lo) drive and reverse is the most advanced drive system
available. 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 and reverse.
Three-position On-Command® 4WD sytem 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.
Fully independent long-travel four-wheel suspension
with WideArc™ A-arms up front and five-way
preload-adjustable shocks provides maximum
ground clearance for unparalleled comfort over
Advanced digital instrument panel features a
multifunction LCD display with speedometer,
odometer, dual tripmeter, hour meter, 4WD status,
transmission position, clock and fuel gauge.
The Grizzly 550 EPS is the lightest in its class at only 648 pounds wet weight.
This 558cc 4-stroke SOHC 4-valve liquid-cooled engine is derived
directly from the industry-leading Grizzly 700 powerplant.
Compact engine design features a 35-degree cylinder angle
for ground clearance and lower seat height for quick steering
Ceramic-composite cylinder liner provides outstanding durability
and heat dissipation; 92mm forged piston is light and strong and
rides on a carburized chrome-moly connecting rod.
Two-lobe overhead cam and a pair of needle-roller rocker
arms reduce friction by 50 percent for increased fuel efficiency
Yamaha Fuel Injection uses a Mikuni® 40mm throttle body and
idle speed control valve to provide easy cold starts and
flawless fuel delivery in nearly any condition, from below sea
level to 15,000 feet.
Pushbutton electric start with seven-disc torque-limiting damper
assembly to protect the starter motor.
Stainless steel exhaust system features aluminum heat shields
and a screen-type spark arrestor for great power with minimum
High-capacity radiator with fan motor delivers maximum
cooling efficiency and is positioned high in the frame for
Five-position shift lever with H, L, N, R and P gates has a light
shifting feel with easy engagement, providing positive Ultramatic
Specially designed drive system air intake helps prevent overheating
and assists in keeping water and debris from entering the
Oil access cover allows easy access to check oil level.
Electric Power Steering, pioneered by Yamaha on the Grizzly 700 FI EPS, lightens steering for superior comfort and terrainability.
5.3-gal. under-seat fuel tank seat for excellent mass centralization and handling, and a 4.8-liter waterproof storage compartment under there, too.
10.8 inches of ground clearance and full-length composite skidplate deliver maximum underbelly protection while enhancing terrainability.
25x8-12 front and 25x10-12 rear Maxxis® tires provide responsive steering and handling and excellent comfort.
Rugged injection-molded front bumper and CV joint guards
protect against rock and debris damage.
Full-size chassis provides the same high level of comfort enjoyed
by Grizzly 700 riders.
Gas charged rear shocks offer a quality damping feel and
excellent performance over a long period of time.
Fully independent long-travel four-wheel suspension with WideArc™ A-arms up front and five-way preload-adjustable shocks provides maximum ground clearance for unparalleled comfort over rough terrain.
Four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes serve up powerful and consistent braking performance.
Direct driveshaft design efficiently transfers power while
providing outstanding durability with less vibration.
Center-mounted, heavy-duty trailer hitch comes standard and can
tow more than 1300 pounds.
Rugged steel cargo racks with special, extra-durable wrinkle paint
finish can pack a total of 286 pounds combined (99 front, 187 rear).
Fenders have a textured finish that resist scratching and scuffing.
Large, specially designed seat is extra plush and widely
contoured for all-day rider comfort.
The digital instrument panel boasts an LCD display with speedo, odometer, dual tripmeter, hour meter, 4WD status, transmission position, clock and fuel gauge.
Dual 35-watt multireflector halogen bulb headlights with high/low beams.