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2021 Defender DPS HD8

$22,899 Ride Away

Newly refined, Defender has more insulation, a thicker firewall, new exhaust and CVT cover. You just have to drive it—but watching it work will do for now.

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Overview

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Task Master

You've got a job to do—we've got the answer. Choose a Can-Am Defender side-by-side for farming, hunting, exploring, or just chores and receive even more for the value.  

Platform Features

• 62-in. wide • 83-in. wheelbase • 11-in. of ground clearance • 2,500 lb towing capacity • Multi-function cargo box with LinQ easy installation accessories • 27-in. Maxxis† Bighorn 2.0† • Rear differential with Turf mode • VERSA-PRO bench seat • HMWPE central skid plate • ECO™ / ECO Off / Work modes • 4.5-in. digital display

Tough

• Heavy-duty Rotax® engine • Smooth, durable and responsive transmission • True Can-Am DNA with a strong identity

Capable

• Work or ride with confidence • Meaningful and versatile functionality • Easy handling and capabilities

Clever

• Advanced comfort and intuitive cockpit with optimized visibility • Multifunction cargo box with sturdy tailgate and smart storage • 1-year maintenance free and easy access to key maintenance components


Specific to DPS HD8 Package

• Dynamic Power Steering (DPS) • Visco-Lok† QE front differential • 14-in. (35.6 cm) cast-aluminum wheels

Gauge

4.5 in. (11.4 cm) wide digital display: Speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip and hour meters, fuel, gear position, ECO / ECO Off / Work modes, seat belt, diagnostics, clock, battery voltage, engine temperature

Seating

VERSA-PRO bench seat with passenger seats flipping up, underside hooks and contoured bench to improve entrance/exit of the cab

Warranty

Factory 2 years limited warranty.

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Technical Specifications

Engine

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Defender delivers a better, quieter ride— up to 82 horsepower and a class-leading 69 lb-ft of torque. Hardworking Rotax HD10, HD8 and HD5 engines are the perfect mix of fun & function.

Type
50 hp / 50 lb-ft, Rotax® 799.9 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
Selectable Turf Mode / 2WD / 4WD with Visco-Lok QE auto-locking front differential
Power Steering
Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)
Driving Assistance
Electronic Hills Descent Control ECO / ECO Off / Work modes

Suspension

Comfort & capability: a redesigned Arched Double A-Arm front suspension and Arched TTA rear suspension give up to a full 11-inches of travel, better stability, a surefooted response, and improved strength.

Front Suspension
Double A-arm / 10 in. (25.4 cm) travel
Front Shocks
Twin tube gas charged shocks
Rear Suspension
TTA with external sway bar / 10 in. (25.4 cm) travel
Rear Shocks
Twin tube gas charged shocks

Wheels & Tyres

Front Tyres
Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 27 x 9 x 14 in. (68.6 x 22.9 x 35.6 cm)
Rear Tyres
Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 27 x 11 x 14 in. (68.6 x 27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Wheels
14-in. (35.6 cm) cast-aluminum

Brakes

Front
Dual 220 mm ventilated disc brakes with hydraulic twin-piston calipers
Rear
Dual 220 mm ventilated disc brakes with hydraulic single-piston calipers

Dimensions/Capacities

Starting at a dashboard with removable toolbox, storage space, and moving through to a 1,500 lb (680 kg) payload capacity—1,750 lb (793.8 kg) for the MAX—it's obvious the Defender will just get. it. done.

L x W x H
121 x 62 x 76 in. (307.1 x 157.5 x 193 cm)
Wheelbase
83 in. (211.5 cm)
Ground Clearance
11 in. (28 cm)
Estimated Dry Weight
1,521.2 lb (690 kg)
Chassis / Cage
Profiled cage ROPS approved
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)
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)
Fuel Capacity
10.5 gal (40 L)
Seats
3
Payload Capacity
1,500 lb (680 kg)
Towing Capacity
2,500 lb (1134 kg)

We offer specialised and professional servicing

Our factory trained technicians understand how valuable your time is and ensure top-level maintenance and repairs for your valued vehicle, along with a variety of specialised work.

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