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2023 Can-Am Defender MAX XT HD9
2023 Can-Am Defender MAX XT HD9

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Can-Am
Can-Am
Model Year
2023
2023
Model
Defender MAX XT HD9
Defender MAX XT HD9
Model Code
8SPE
8SPE
Color
Mossy Oak Break-Up Country Camo
Mossy Oak Break-Up Country Camo

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

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

Rear - Dual 220 mm disc with hydraulic twin-piston calipers

Holding mechanism

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

Rear - Dual 220 mm disc with hydraulic twin-piston calipers

Holding mechanism

Wheels
14 in. cast-aluminum
14 in. cast-aluminum
Tires

Front - XPS Trail Force 27 x 9 x 14 in.

Rear - XPS Trail Force 27 x 11 x 14 in.

Front - XPS Trail Force 27 x 9 x 14 in.

Rear - XPS Trail Force 27 x 11 x 14 in.

Dimensions

Length
158.3 in. (402 cm)
158.3 in. (402 cm)
Height
76 in. (193 cm)
76 in. (193 cm)
Width
63.5 in. (161.2 cm)
63.5 in. (161.2 cm)
Weight
Estimated Dry - 1,902 lb. (863 kg)
Estimated Dry - 1,902 lb. (863 kg)
Ground Clearance
11 in. (28 cm)
11 in. (28 cm)
Wheelbase
115.5 in. (294 cm)
115.5 in. (294 cm)

Drivetrain

Transmission
PRO-TORQ CVT Transmission with Quick Response System (QRS), high airflow ventilation and Electronic Drive Belt Protection Extra-L / H / N / R / P
PRO-TORQ CVT Transmission with Quick Response System (QRS), high airflow ventilation and Electronic Drive Belt Protection Extra-L / H / N / R / P
Drive System
Selectable Turf Mode / 2WD / 4WD with Visco-Lok† auto-locking front differential
Selectable Turf Mode / 2WD / 4WD with Visco-Lok† auto-locking front differential
Drive
Electronic Hill Descent Control ECO™ / ECO™ Off / Work modes
Electronic Hill Descent Control ECO™ / ECO™ Off / Work modes

Electrical

Battery

12 V (30 amp/h)

Magneto - 650 W

12 V (30 amp/h)

Magneto - 650 W

Instrumentation

DC outlet (10 A) USB Port (10 A) x 2

Gauge - 4.5 in. wide digital display

DC outlet (10 A) USB Port (10 A) x 2

Gauge - 4.5 in. wide digital display

Lighting
Front output 140 W LED tail lights
Front output 140 W LED tail lights

Engine

Engine
Rotax® V-twin
Rotax® V-twin
Cooling
Liquid
Liquid
Horsepower
65 hp
65 hp
Displacement
976 cc
976 cc
Torque
59 lb. ft.
59 lb. ft.
Fuel System
Intelligent Throttle Control (iTC™) with Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
Intelligent Throttle Control (iTC™) with Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
Fuel Capacity
10.6 gal. (40 l)
10.6 gal. (40 l)

Operational

Frame
Chassis Cage - Profiled cage. ROPS approved
Chassis Cage - Profiled cage. ROPS approved
Front Suspension

Double A-arm

Travel - 10 in. (25.4 cm)

Shocks - Twin tube gas charged

Double A-arm

Travel - 10 in. (25.4 cm)

Shocks - Twin tube gas charged

Rear Suspension

TTA with external sway bar

Travel - 10 in. (25.4 cm)

Shocks - Twin tube gas charged

TTA with external sway bar

Travel - 10 in. (25.4 cm)

Shocks - Twin tube gas charged

Steering

Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)

Wheel - Adjustable tilt steering

Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)

Wheel - Adjustable tilt steering

Seating

6 person capacity

VERSA-PRO bolster bench seats with passenger seats flipping up Adjustable driver seat, underside hooks, reinforced XT seat skin

6 person capacity

VERSA-PRO bolster bench seats with passenger seats flipping up Adjustable driver seat, underside hooks, reinforced XT seat skin

Other

Additional Colors

Oxford Blue

Stone Gray

Mossy Oak Break-Up Country Camo

Oxford Blue

Stone Gray

Mossy Oak Break-Up Country Camo

Includes
Winch - 4,500 lb. (2,041 kg) with roller fairlead
Winch - 4,500 lb. (2,041 kg) with roller fairlead
Cargo Box Length
38 in. (96.5 cm)
38 in. (96.5 cm)
Cargo Box Height
12 in. (30.5 cm)
12 in. (30.5 cm)
Cargo Box Width
54.5 in. (138.4 cm)
54.5 in. (138.4 cm)
Cargo Box Capacity
600 lb. (272.2 kg)
600 lb. (272.2 kg)
Load Capacity

1,700 lb. (771 kg)

Tailgate - 250 lb. (113.4 kg)

1,700 lb. (771 kg)

Tailgate - 250 lb. (113.4 kg)

Capacity
Storage Total - 16.9 gal. (63.9 l)
Storage Total - 16.9 gal. (63.9 l)
Towing Capacity
2,500 lb. (1,134 kg)
2,500 lb. (1,134 kg)
Hitch
2 in. receiver
2 in. receiver
Safety Features
Protection - XT front bumper, HMWPE full skid plate, 2-piece full hard roof
Protection - XT front bumper, HMWPE full skid plate, 2-piece full hard roof
Warranty

Factory - 1-year BRP limited

Extended Service Terms - B.E.S.T. terms available for up to 30 months

Factory - 1-year BRP limited

Extended Service Terms - B.E.S.T. terms available for up to 30 months

Features

Torque

  • TORQUE ON DEMAND: PRO-TORQ CVT transmission and on-the-fly 4WD - Selectable Turf Mode / 2WD / 4WD with Visco-Lok† QE auto-locking front differential puts the power down on any terrain. The PRO-TORQ CVT on HD9 and HD10 models provides improved cooling and electronic belt protection for more durability.

Torque

  • TORQUE ON DEMAND: PRO-TORQ CVT transmission and on-the-fly 4WD - Selectable Turf Mode / 2WD / 4WD with Visco-Lok† QE auto-locking front differential puts the power down on any terrain. The PRO-TORQ CVT on HD9 and HD10 models provides improved cooling and electronic belt protection for more durability.