Some days you feel like it’s all uphill. Lucky you’ve got the 500 working for you. The low-down torque from the liquid cooled engine lets you tackle the really rough terrain, as well as those big towing jobs. Experience has taught you well and you know one thing above all else – you can rely on a TRX500.

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    20180611 features
    High power vision
    Ready for whatever you’re doing, the Foreman’s triple headlight system uses a single 45-watt upper bulb and dual 30-watt lower bulbs with multi-reflector lenses for optimal light distribution, plus an LED brake light/taillight for improved visibility.

    Wide gear ratios
    The working day can bring many challenges. Five forward gears, including an ultra-low first – plus reverse – mean you’ve got plenty of pulling power. true engine braking also helps maintain control.

    Switchable 2/4wd for go-anywhere traction
    TraxLok® lets you easily select 2wd or 4wd. 2wd gives lighter steering on flat ground while 4wd maximizes traction when you need it.

    Power Steering
    Power Steering helps eliminate bump steer and lessons steering effort, particularly over rocks, logs and on sidehills.

    Fuel injection
    The PGM-FI fuel injection system – with 36mm throttle body – provides instant and crisp throttle response, consistent performance at altitude and hassle-free cold-weather starting.

    Disc brakes
    The IRS model offers disc brakes all around for excellent performance.

    20180611 total efficiency
    The engine is longitudinally-mounted. With the crankshaft in line with the frame you get direct driveshaft alignment to the wheels, improved drivetrain efficiency and a low centre of gravity. And it’s a major contributor to great stability, handling and balance, all features you expect from a Honda ATV.

    20180611 lets get a shift on
    The massively strong steel swingarm allows 185mm rear wheel travel. Adjustable spring preload ensures well-controlled power delivery as well as increased comfort, precision and work capability.

    20180611 difference in the detail

    It’s Honda’s careful attention to detail that sets our ATVs apart from the rest.

    • Brakes: Dual front discs feature brake calipers with a patented built-in scraper system to remove mud and snow.
    • Radiator: Large radiator and fan ensure optimal cooling under tough operating conditions.
    • Starting: Electric starting also features auxiliary recoil.
    • Suspension: Independent double-wishbone front suspension ensures smooth progress over rough terrain.
    • Exhaust: Exhaust and muffler are stainless steel for long-term durability.
    • Cargo racks: Large racks feature an improved design for easier lashing of cargo.
    • Trailer hitch: Axle-mounted, heavy-duty trailer hitch with up to 600kg towing capacity.
    • Storage: Rear-opening storage compartment allows access when the rack is loaded and there’s a water-resistant left-side glovebox.
    • Accessory socket: Waterproof accessory socket provides 12-volt, 10-amp power.
    • Floor: Unique floorboards allow the rider’s feet to grip the footrests while keeping away mud and debris.

    20180611 specifications

    Engine 475cc liquid cooled, wet sump, longitudinally mounted OHV 4-stroke single cylinder
    Carburation PGM-Fi 36mm throttle-body fuel injection system
    Ignition Full-transistorized with electronic advance
    Starter Electric with auxiliary recoil
    Transmission Five forward gears with reverse, auto clutch with manual shift.
    Drive Direct front and rear driveshafts with TraxLok™ 2/4wd selection and pushbutton front differential lock.
    Front Suspension Independent double-wishbone 185mm travel, preload adjustable
    Rear Suspension Independent double-wishbone 185mm travel, preload adjustable
    Power Steering No
    Front Brakes 190mm dual hydraulic discs
    Rear Brake 170mm single hydraulic/mechanical disc
    Front tyres 25 x 8-12 radial
    Rear tyres 25 x 10-12 radial
    Fuel Capacity (l) 14.7L, incl. 4.9L reserve
    Bore x Stroke (mm) 92.0 × 71.5 mm
    Dimensions - Length (mm) 2147
    Dimensions - Width (mm) 1205
    Dimensions - Height (mm) 1237
    Wheelbase (mm) 1292
    Seat Height (mm) 911
    Ground Clearance (mm) 241
    Towing Capacity (kg) 600
    Front Rack Capacity (kg) 45
    Rear Rack Capacity (kg) 85

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