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 noise output.
High-capacity radiator with fan motor delivers maximum cooling efficiency and is positioned high in the frame for optimal protection.
Five-position shift lever with H, L, N, R and P gates has a light shifting feel with easy engagement, providing positive Ultramatic transmission control.
Specially designed drive system air intake helps prevent overheating and assists in keeping water and debris from entering the drive case.
Oil access cover allows easy access to check oil level.
Full-size chassis provides the same high level of comfort enjoyed by Grizzly 700 riders.
Front and rear lower A-arm guards offer excellent protection — and Grizzly 550 features WideArc™ front A-arms for outstanding ground clearance that’s 5 inches wider than that provided by ordinary designs.
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.
Gas charged rear shocks offer a quality damping feel and excellent performance over a long period of time.
CV boots are made of tough polyethylene for more durability than typical rubber boots.
Four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes serve up powerful and consistent braking performance.
5.3-gallon fuel tank is located under the seat for excellent mass centralization and handling; there’s a 4.8-liter water-resistant 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.
Direct driveshaft design efficiently transfers power while providing outstanding durability with less vibration.
Advanced digital instrument panel boasts a multifunction LCD display with speedometer, odometer, dual tripmeter, hour meter, 4WD status, transmission position, clock and fuel gauge.
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.
Center-mounted, heavy-duty trailer hitch comes standard and can tow more than 1300 pounds.
Dual 35-watt multireflector halogen bulb headlights with high/low beams provide bright illumination for nighttime work or play.