2017 Can-Am DEFENDER XT HD10


• Heavy-duty Rotax® V-Twin engine options
• PRO-TORQ transmission
• Dynamic Power Steering (DPS™)
• Lockable rear differential and Visco-Lok‡ QE auto-locking front differential
• TTA-HD rear suspension
• 14-in. (35.6 cm) black cast-aluminum wheels with 27-in. (68.6 cm) Maxxis Bighorn 2.0† tires
• ECO™ / Work / Normal driving modes
• 16.2 gal (61.3 L) of storage capacity including a 1.7-gal (6.3 L) water-resistant toolbox and a 5.6-gal (21 L) waterproof under passenger seat storage box
• VERSA-PRO bench seat with reinforced XT seat skin and adjustable driver seat
• Multifunction cargo box with sturdy tailgate
• 4,500-lb (2,014 kg) winch
• Full hard roof
• Full skid plate
• Multifunction analog / digital gauge
• 1-year maintenance free and easy access to key maintenance components
• Painted color options and Mossy Oak† Break-Up Country Camo† water dipped option

72 hp, 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 True 4-mode traction system: 2x4 open rear dif., 2x4 locked rear dif.,
4x4 open rear dif., 4x4 locked rear dif.
Visco-Lok QE auto-locking front dif.
Driving Assistance Electronic Hill Descent Control
ECO / Work / Normal modes
Power Steering Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)

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

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

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

L x W x H 120 x 62 x 78 in.
(305 x 157.5 x 198.1 cm)
Wheelbase 83 in. (211.5 cm)
Ground Clearance 11 in. (28 cm)
Dry Weight
1,550 lb (703 kg)
Cage ROPS-approved profiled cage.
Certified ISO 3471 and OSHA.
Cargo Box
38 x 54.5 x 12 in.
(96.5 x 138.4 x 30.5 cm)
Cargo Box Capacity 1,000 lb (454 kg) /
California only: 600 lb (272.2 kg)
Tailgate Load Capacity 250 lb (113.4 kg)
Storage Capacity Total: 16.2 gal (61.3 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: 0.9 gal (3.5 L)
Towing Capacity 2,000 lb (907.2 kg)
Payload Capacity 1,500 lb (680 kg)
Fuel Capacity 10.6 gal (40 L)
Person Capacity 3

Gauge Multifunction Analog / Digital:
Speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip and hour meters,
fuel, gear position, ECO / Work / Normal modes, seat belt
and 4 x 4 indicator, diagnostics, clock, auto shut off
Lighting 140-W lighting output from four 35-W reflectors ensuring
a wide visiblity, plus LED tail lights with halo glow effect
Winch 4,500-lb (2,041 kg) winch with roller fairlead
Seat 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
Battery 12 V (30 amp/h) Protection Integrated front steel bumper, full skid plate, full hard roof
Magneto 650 W Hitch Type 2-in. hitch receiver
Instrumentation Two lighter type DC outlets, one in the console
(20-A) and one in the under dash storage (20-A)
Steering Wheel Adjustable tilt steering

Factory 6-months limited warranty