2021 CAN-AM DEFENDER DPS HD8/HD10/XT HD8/HD10
The 2021 CAN-AM DEFENDER DPS HD8/HD10/XT HD8/HD10 models are three seat, 64 inch wide machines. They’re available with a 50 horsepower 799cc V twin (HD 8) or an 82 horsepower 976cc V-twin (HD 10). The DPS models feature variable assist power steering and 14 inch cast aluminum wheels with 27 inch tires. The XT package adds the Versa Pro bolster bench seat with reinforced limited seat skin and adjustable driver seat, HMWPE full skid plate, 4,500 lb winch, XT front bumper, brake holding mechanism and optional Mossy Oak Break-Up Country camo bodywork. The Defender DPS and XT feature double A-Arm front and rear suspension with 10 inches of travel and arched A-arms for added ground clearance.
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Motor type 799.9cc/976cc 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin
Transmission Dual-range CVT w/EBS & rev.
Drive system 1WD, 2WD, 4WD, 4WD w/diff-lock
Front Dual A-arm/10”
Rear TTA trailing arm/10”
Brakes: f/r Hydraulic discs/hydraulic discs
Fuel capacity 10.6 gal.
Towing capacity 2,500 lb.
Bed capacity 1000 lbs, CA 600 lb.
Tire sizes: f/r 27×9-14/27×11-14
Claimed dry weight 1,585.1 lb.; XT, Cab 1,863 lb.
Colors Oxford Blue, Green, Timeless Black, MOBUC Camo/ Oxford Blue, Green, Timeless Black, MOBUC Camo Boreal Green, Timeless Black, MOBUC Camo/Boreal Green, Timeless Black, MOBUC Camo