2017 Can-Am Defender XT CAB HD10

WELL-PREPARED WITH FACTORY-INSTALLED FEATURES

The Defender XT CAB is the most complete utility vehicle that is inspired by those who drive it. Tough, capable and clever features allow the Defender XT CAB to get the most out of your workday in comfort, style and ingenuity.

Features

  • ALL SEASON COMFORT: Full cab enclosure with tilt up windshield and wiper kit, doors with electric opening windows and rear window with sliding opening.
  • FULL DOORS WITH ELECTRIC OPENING WINDOWS
  • FULL GLASS TILT UP WINDSHIELD WITH WIPER KIT
  • REAR WINDOW WITH SLIDING OPENING
  • STAY WARM: Even when you’re working or hunting outside in colder climates, you can escape the bone-chilling temps by climbing into a toasty warm cabin and firing on the integrated heater.
  • HEAVY-DUTY ROTAX V-TWIN ENGINE: The 72-hp Rotax HD10 V-Twin is specifically tuned for serious work but also offers 61 lb-ft torque and peak torque at lower RPM for optimal delivery for recreational use.
  • PRECISION-ENGINEERED HANDLING: The specific Dynamic Power Steering (DPS) system is tuned for utility applications while also offering responsiveness for recreational usage. DPS improves steering feel in slow-speed working situations and in more technical terrain. It also is designed to offer less assistance at high speed and more assistance at low speed.
  • BETTER CONTROL: The Visco-Lok QE† front differential combined with the lockable rear differential offer a 4-mode traction system providing multiple choices for varying terrain or tasks. Users, via a separate front-and-rear toggle switches, can select between a 2x4 open rear differential for tight turning and turf protection, a 2x4 lockable rear for improved 2WD traction, a 4x4 open rear for more maneuverability in rugged terrain and a 4x4 locked rear for maximum traction. The rear differential is gear-on-gear to the transmission for better response, no maintenance, better efficiency and fewer components.
  • SELECTABLE DRIVE MODE: Select from three driving modes that are designed to optiminized performance on a variety of terrain as well as saving on fuel consumption
  • ADVANCED VERSA-PRO BENCH SEAT: The VERSA-PRO bench seat offered on the XT package includes a reinforced seat cover. It uses a thicker vinyl and a special material finish to be more resistant and offer a premium look. The Defender vehicles’ high-quality seat cover is designed to endure the everyday use on the farm, job site and trail. In addition, the XT VERSA-PRO bench seat comes with a 3-in (8 cm) adjustable driver’s seat (forward/rearward) for added comfort and better ingress/egress.
  • ADAPTABLE STORAGE: The open dash design features a handy removable and water-resistant 1.7 gal (6.3 L) toolbox, an industry exclusive, to allow users to carefully carry tools and supplies their need in an organized manner. In addition, it includes under dash storage with an enclosed pocket, perfect for stowing small essentials. Combined with the removable and waterproof under seat storage box, the Defender XT CAB proposes a total of 12.7 gal. (48.1 L) of storage solutions.
  • 4,500-LB (2,014 KG) WINCH
  • ANALOG/ DIGITAL GAUGE WITH ENCLOSED STORAGE
  • FULL HARD ROOF
  • PREMIUM WHEELS AND TIRES: 14-in (35.6 cm) black cast-aluminum wheels with 27-in (68.6 cm) Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 tires
  • COLOR OPTIONS: Intense Red and Pure Magnesium Metallic painted options and Mossy Oak Break-Up Country Camo water dipped option

General Information

Manufacturer Can-Am
Model Year 2017
Model Defender XT CAB HD10
Model Code 8THE
Color Intense Red

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

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

Rear - Dual 220 mm ventilated disc brake with hydraulic single-piston caliper

Wheels 14 in. Black cast aluminum
Tires

Maxxis Bighorn 2.0

Front - 27 x 9 x 14 in. (68.6 x 22.9 x 35.6 cm)

Rear - 27 x 11 x 14 in. (68.6 x 27.9 x 35.6 cm)

Dimensions

Length 120 in. (305 cm)
Height 76 in. (193 cm)
Width 66 in. (170 cm)
Weight Estimated Dry - 1,822 lb. (826.4 kg)
Ground Clearance 9 in. (23 cm)
Wheelbase 83 in. (211.5 cm)

Drivetrain

Transmission PRO-TORQ Transmission with Quick Response System (QRS), high airflow ventilation and Electronic Drive Belt Protection; Extra-L / H / N / R / P
Drive System

True 4-mode Traction System - 2x4 open rear differential, 2x4 locked rear differential, 4x4 open rear differential, 4x4 locked rear differential

Visco-Lok QE auto-locking front differential

Electrical

Lighting 140W lighting output from (4) 35W reflectors ensuring a wide visibility, plus LED tail lights with halo glow effect
Instrumentation Multifunction Analog / Digital Gauge: Speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip and hour meters, fuel, gear position, ECO™ / Work / Normal modes, seat belt and 4x4 indicator, diagnostics, clock, auto shut-off2 lighter type DC outlets, 1 in console (20-A) and 1 in the under dash storage (20-A)Integrated heater kit
Battery 12V (30 A/h)

Engine

Engine Rotax® V-twin
Horsepower 72 hp
Displacement 976 cc
Fuel System Intelligent Throttle Control (iTC™) with Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
Cooling Liquid

Operational

Steering Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)
Suspension

Front - Double A-arm; 10 in. (25.4 cm) travel

Rear - TTA-HD with external sway bar; 10 in. (25.4 cm) travel

Load Capacity

Payload - 1,200 lbs. (544 kg)

Tailgate - 250 lbs. (113.4 kg)

Cargo Box Length 38 in. (96.5 cm)
Cargo Box Height 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Cargo Box Width 54.5 in. (138.4 cm)
Cargo Box Capacity 600 lb. (272.2 kg)
Towing Capacity 2,000 lb. (907.2 kg)
Capacity

Total - 12.7 gal. (48.1 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)

Under dash - 1.6 gal. (6.1 l)

Armrests and cup holders - 0.9 gal. (3.5 l)

Interior doors - 0.8 gal. (3.4 l)

Other

Hitch 2 in. receiver
Additional Colors Mossy Oak Break-Up Country Camo, Pure Magnesium Metallic
Warranty

Factory - 6-months limited warranty

Extended - Up to 30 months B.E.S.T. coverage