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2020 Can-Am Defender XT HD10
2020 Can-Am Defender XT HD10

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Can-Am
Can-Am
Model Year
2020
2020
Model
Defender XT HD10
Defender XT HD10
Model Code
8CLF
8CLF
Color
Boreal Green
Boreal Green

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

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

Rear - Dual 220 mm ventilated disc brakes with hydraulic single-piston calipers Brake holding mechanism

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

Rear - Dual 220 mm ventilated disc brakes with hydraulic single-piston calipers Brake holding mechanism

Wheels
14 in. (35.6 cm) cast-aluminum
14 in. (35.6 cm) cast-aluminum
Tires

Front - Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 27 x 9 x 14 in. (68.6 x 22.9 x 35.6 cm)

Rear - Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 27 x 11 x 14 in. (68.6 x 27.9 x 35.6 cm)

Front - Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 27 x 9 x 14 in. (68.6 x 22.9 x 35.6 cm)

Rear - Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 27 x 11 x 14 in. (68.6 x 27.9 x 35.6 cm)

Dimensions

Length
125.7 in. (319.4 cm)
125.7 in. (319.4 cm)
Height
80 in. (203.2 cm)
80 in. (203.2 cm)
Width
64 in. (162.5 cm)
64 in. (162.5 cm)
Weight
Estimated Dry - 1,600.6 lb. (726 kg)
Estimated Dry - 1,600.6 lb. (726 kg)
Ground Clearance
13 in. (33 cm)
13 in. (33 cm)
Wheelbase
83 in. (211.5 cm)
83 in. (211.5 cm)

Drivetrain

Transmission
PRO-TORQ transmission with Quick Response System (QRS),high airflow ventilation and Electronic Drive Belt ProtectionExtra-L / H / N / R / P
PRO-TORQ transmission with Quick Response System (QRS),high airflow ventilation and Electronic Drive Belt ProtectionExtra-L / H / N / R / P
Drive System
Selectable Turf Mode / 2WD / 4WD with Visco-Lok QE auto-locking front differential
Selectable Turf Mode / 2WD / 4WD with Visco-Lok QE auto-locking front differential

Electrical

Battery
12V (30 A/h)
12V (30 A/h)
Alternator
Magneto - 650 W
Magneto - 650 W
Instrumentation

Lighter type DC outlets in the console (20-A) and two USB port in the dash storage

Gauge - 4.5 in. (11.4 cm) wide digital display with keypad:Speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip and hour meters,fuel, gear position, ECO / ECO Off / Work modes, seat belt,diagnostics, clock, battery voltage, engine temperature

Lighter type DC outlets in the console (20-A) and two USB port in the dash storage

Gauge - 4.5 in. (11.4 cm) wide digital display with keypad:Speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip and hour meters,fuel, gear position, ECO / ECO Off / Work modes, seat belt,diagnostics, clock, battery voltage, engine temperature

Lighting
140-W lighting output from four 35-W reflectors ensuring a wide visibility, plus LED tail lights
140-W lighting output from four 35-W reflectors ensuring a wide visibility, plus LED tail lights

Engine

Engine
Rotax, V-twin
Rotax, V-twin
Cooling
Liquid
Liquid
Horsepower
82 hp
82 hp
Displacement
976 cc
976 cc
Fuel System
Intelligent Throttle Control (iTC™) with Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
Intelligent Throttle Control (iTC™) with Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
Fuel Type
Unleaded
Unleaded
Fuel Tank Capacity
10.6 gal. (40 l)
10.6 gal. (40 l)

Operational

Frame
Profiled cage ROPS approved
Profiled cage ROPS approved
Front Suspension

Arched double A-arm / 11 in. (27.9 cm) travel

Shocks - Twin tube gas charged shocks

Arched double A-arm / 11 in. (27.9 cm) travel

Shocks - Twin tube gas charged shocks

Rear Suspension

Arched TTA with external sway bar / 11 in. (27.9 cm) travel

Shocks - Twin tube gas charged shocks

Arched TTA with external sway bar / 11 in. (27.9 cm) travel

Shocks - Twin tube gas charged shocks

Steering
Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)
Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)
Seating

3 Person capacity

VERSA-PRO bench seat with passenger seats flipping up, adjustabledriver seat, underside hooks, reinforced XT seat skin and contouredbench to improve entrance/exit of the cab

3 Person capacity

VERSA-PRO bench seat with passenger seats flipping up, adjustabledriver seat, underside hooks, reinforced XT seat skin and contouredbench to improve entrance/exit of the cab

Other

Additional Colors

Hyper Silver

Boreal Green

Mossy Oak Break-Up Country Camo

Hyper Silver

Boreal Green

Mossy Oak Break-Up Country Camo

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
Tailgate - 250 lb. (113.4 kg)
Tailgate - 250 lb. (113.4 kg)
Capacity
Payload - 1,500 lb. (680 kg)
Payload - 1,500 lb. (680 kg)
Towing Capacity
2,500 lb. (1,134 kg)
2,500 lb. (1,134 kg)
Hitch
2 in. receiver
2 in. receiver
Safety Features
XT front bumper , HMWPE full skid plate, full hard roof
XT front bumper , HMWPE full skid plate, full hard roof
Warranty
Factory - 1-year limited
Factory - 1-year limited

Features

Features

  • GET COMFORTABLE: Driving and working with your side-by-side vehicle shouldn't be a chore—that's why Defender is engineered to be the most refined work vehicle in every respect. From its improved insulation to thicker firewall, redesigned exhaust, and CVT cover, Defender lets its work speak for itself. *NVH varies based on engine and standard or optional features fitted. Consult your dealer about specific NVH improvements and changes.
  • HEAVY-DUTY ROTAX V-TWIN ENGINES: The Defender XT package offers two very capable true-work powerplant options. The 82-hp Rotax HD10 V-Twin is specifically tuned for serious work but also offers industry leading 69 lb-ft torque and peak torque at lower RPM for optimal delivery for recreational use. The work-focused Rotax HD8 V-Twin delivers 50 hp and 50 lb-ft torque for tough tasks.
  • JOBSITE-READY POWER: Leading 2,500-lbs (1,134 kg) towing capacity, 1,500 lb (680 kg) payload, and a 4,500-lb (2,041 kg) winch with roller fairlead, assuring to complete the most difficult tasks with ease.
  • STEERING YOU RIGHT: Dynamic Power Steering (DPS) is tuned for utility while returning renowned Can-Am responsiveness for recreational riding. DPS improves steering feel in slow-speed working situations and in more technical terrain. It's also designed to offer less assistance at high speeds and more assistance at low speeds.
  • 4WD THAT GOES THE DISTANCE: Get in & get working: the PRO-TORQ transmission with Quick Response System (QRS), revised ventilation and electronic belt protection ensure long-lived performance. Selectable Turf Mode / 2WD / 4WD with Visco-Lok† QE auto-locking front differential allows you put the power down on any terrain. Traditional P / R / N / H / Extra-Low* shift pattern for ease of use.
  • STEEP DEMANDS: Strong manual parking brake to hold the Defender and its load on inclines or when the driver requires the Defender to remain stationary for added control, security, and peace-of-mind.
  • PICK-UP INSPIRED SEATING: The VERSA-PRO bench seat offered on the XT package includes a truck-like flip-up passenger seats with sealed/waterproof under seat storage. It uses a reinforced seat cover with 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 driver seat features 3-in (8 cm) of adjustability (forward/rearward) for added comfort and better entrance / exit.
  • BRING IT, ALL OF IT: The Defender has a total of up to 16.9 US gal (63.9 L) of storage—including a handy, removable and water-resistant 1.7 gal (6.3 L) toolbox, an industry exclusive—to carry tools and supplies exactly where they're needed. In addition, we include 6 gal (23 L) of under-dash storage with an enclosed pocket, under-seat storage, and enclosed storage above the gauges.
  • PREMIUM WHEELS AND TIRES: Ready to go when and wherever you are, Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 tires offer a smooth ride, predictable cornering and optimum climbing confidence and are installed on redesigned durable, lightweight cast-aluminum wheels
  • SUPPORTING ROLE: The spec sheet is one thing: reality is another. The redesigned Arched Double A-Arm front suspension and Arched TTA rear suspension give a full 11-in of travel, better stability, a surefooted response, and improved strength.
  • REAL FUTURE TOGETHER: When you add it all up, a lower cost of ownership, easier maintenance, and 1-year warranty mean less downtime and more time behind the wheel. The Defender has an easy-to-service design and uses durable Rotax engines for a reason: they can handle the long haul.

Features

  • GET COMFORTABLE: Driving and working with your side-by-side vehicle shouldn't be a chore—that's why Defender is engineered to be the most refined work vehicle in every respect. From its improved insulation to thicker firewall, redesigned exhaust, and CVT cover, Defender lets its work speak for itself. *NVH varies based on engine and standard or optional features fitted. Consult your dealer about specific NVH improvements and changes.
  • HEAVY-DUTY ROTAX V-TWIN ENGINES: The Defender XT package offers two very capable true-work powerplant options. The 82-hp Rotax HD10 V-Twin is specifically tuned for serious work but also offers industry leading 69 lb-ft torque and peak torque at lower RPM for optimal delivery for recreational use. The work-focused Rotax HD8 V-Twin delivers 50 hp and 50 lb-ft torque for tough tasks.
  • JOBSITE-READY POWER: Leading 2,500-lbs (1,134 kg) towing capacity, 1,500 lb (680 kg) payload, and a 4,500-lb (2,041 kg) winch with roller fairlead, assuring to complete the most difficult tasks with ease.
  • STEERING YOU RIGHT: Dynamic Power Steering (DPS) is tuned for utility while returning renowned Can-Am responsiveness for recreational riding. DPS improves steering feel in slow-speed working situations and in more technical terrain. It's also designed to offer less assistance at high speeds and more assistance at low speeds.
  • 4WD THAT GOES THE DISTANCE: Get in & get working: the PRO-TORQ transmission with Quick Response System (QRS), revised ventilation and electronic belt protection ensure long-lived performance. Selectable Turf Mode / 2WD / 4WD with Visco-Lok† QE auto-locking front differential allows you put the power down on any terrain. Traditional P / R / N / H / Extra-Low* shift pattern for ease of use.
  • STEEP DEMANDS: Strong manual parking brake to hold the Defender and its load on inclines or when the driver requires the Defender to remain stationary for added control, security, and peace-of-mind.
  • PICK-UP INSPIRED SEATING: The VERSA-PRO bench seat offered on the XT package includes a truck-like flip-up passenger seats with sealed/waterproof under seat storage. It uses a reinforced seat cover with 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 driver seat features 3-in (8 cm) of adjustability (forward/rearward) for added comfort and better entrance / exit.
  • BRING IT, ALL OF IT: The Defender has a total of up to 16.9 US gal (63.9 L) of storage—including a handy, removable and water-resistant 1.7 gal (6.3 L) toolbox, an industry exclusive—to carry tools and supplies exactly where they're needed. In addition, we include 6 gal (23 L) of under-dash storage with an enclosed pocket, under-seat storage, and enclosed storage above the gauges.
  • PREMIUM WHEELS AND TIRES: Ready to go when and wherever you are, Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 tires offer a smooth ride, predictable cornering and optimum climbing confidence and are installed on redesigned durable, lightweight cast-aluminum wheels
  • SUPPORTING ROLE: The spec sheet is one thing: reality is another. The redesigned Arched Double A-Arm front suspension and Arched TTA rear suspension give a full 11-in of travel, better stability, a surefooted response, and improved strength.
  • REAL FUTURE TOGETHER: When you add it all up, a lower cost of ownership, easier maintenance, and 1-year warranty mean less downtime and more time behind the wheel. The Defender has an easy-to-service design and uses durable Rotax engines for a reason: they can handle the long haul.