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2021 Defender MAX XT HD10

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Defender MAX XT is ready to work right out of the factory with upgrades including adaptable storage and lightweight wheels and tires.

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Overview

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Equipped to Get it Done

Built extra tough to take you way beyond the daily grind. Defender is the most capable Can-Am ever: on worksites, loaded for hunting trips, in agribusiness & anywhere you need to get it done well.

Platform Features

• 115.5-in. wheelbase • 13-in. of ground clearance • Dynamic Power Steering (DPS™) • 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 • 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 MAX XT HD10 Package

• 64-in. wide with Arched A-arm • Visco-Lok‡ QE front differential • 14-in. cast-aluminum wheels • VERSA-PRO bench seat with reinforced XT seat skin and adjustable driver seat • HMWPE full skid plate • 4,500-lb (2,014 kg) winch • XT front bumper • Full hard roof • Brake holding mechanism

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, adjustable driver seat, underside hooks, reinforced XT seat skin 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
82 hp / 69 lb-ft, 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
Selectable Turf Mode / 2WD / 4WD with Visco-Lok QE auto-locking front differential
Power Steering
Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)
Driving Assistance
Electronic Hill 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
Arched double A-arm / 11 in. (27.9 cm) travel
Front Shocks
Twin tube gas charged shocks
Rear Suspension
Arched TTA with external sway bar / 11 in. (27.9 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

L x W x H
158.3 x 64 x 79.5 in. (402 x 162.5 x 202cm)
Wheelbase
115.5 in. (294 cm)
Ground Clearance
13 in. (33 cm)
Estimated Dry Weight
1,902.6 lb (863 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: 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)
Fuel Capacity
10.5 gal (40 L)
Seats
6
Payload Capacity
1,750 lb (793.8 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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