Rear brake is located inside the right rear wheel for improved durability and increased ground clearance.
Powerful liquid-cooled, 475 cc single-cylinder OHV four-stroke engine is longitudinally mounted allowing direct driveshaft alignment to both front and rear wheels for maximum drivetrain efficiency.
Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) system improves power delivery and throttle response, and increases fuel efficiency extending range.
2WD/4WD system now offers three drive modes: 2WD; 4WD with torque-sensing front differential; and 4WD with locked front differential to optimize traction. The system also features a Speed Override mode that can be engaged when the front differential is locked, which allows increased wheel speed under severe conditions such as deep mud.
Durable double-cradle steel frame developed with Computer Aided Engineering features increased stiffness and reduced weight for precise handling and a smoother ride.
Front and rear suspension both offer 185 mm (7.3 inches) of travel for a plush and controlled ride.
Adjustable spring preload on all shocks allows suspension to be tuned to match varying loads and riding conditions.
Enclosed-axle type swingarm offers optimized stiffness for improved toughness and durability, and excellent handling performance.
Rugged steel frame and suspension offer generous ground clearance of 191 mm (7.5 inches).
Electric Power Steering System (EPS) reduces steering effort for enhanced manoeuvrability and decreased kickback for improved all-around steering action.
Plastic CV joint boots are more durable and tear-resistant.
Sealed steering knuckle bearings for extended durability.
Final Drive : 2WD/4WD; direct front and rear driveshafts with switchable 2WD/4WD and torque-sensing/locking front differential
Five-speed transmission with automatic clutch, selectable Electric-Shift Program (ES), reverse and ultra-low first gear
Warranty : 12 months, unlimited mileage, freely transferable warranty; extended coverage available with Honda Plus
Tires : 25 x 8 - 12 front; 25 x 10 - 12 rear
Length : 2,103 mm (82.8 in.)
Full-length synthetic lower skidplate with integrated front brush guard.
A host of optional accessories allow you to tailor your TRX500 to your needs.
Heavy-duty trailer hitch with 385 kg (848-pound) towing capacity.
Attractive bodywork offers excellent mud protection while giving an aggressive, modern look.
One-piece tank/side cover allows easy access (no tools required) for maintenance.
Twin-headlight system features 35-watt headlights with focused light distribution for improved visibility after dark. Top assist light operates independently of front headlights so it can be turned off while carrying a load on the front carrier.
The fuel pump derived from Honda automobile technology is mounted in the fuel tank for better heat isolation and increased filter life.
Full function meter assembly gives the dash a modern look while providing information needed at a glance. The meter even includes a Maintenance Minder system that notifies when it is time for service.
Seat padding is both thick and soft for improved comfort.
Load capacity for front and rear carriers is 40 kg (88 pounds), and 80 kg (176 pounds) respectively.
Fuel Capacity : 14.7 litres, including 4.9-litre reserve
Seat Height : 869 mm (34.2 in.)
Wheelbase : 1,268 mm (49.9 in.)
Curb Weight : 294 kg (648 lbs.) including required fluids and full tank of gas - ready to ride
Colour : Red, Orange
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