Some smart guys aren’t very strong. And some strong guys aren’t exactly brain surgeons. Then there are those who break out of the stereotypes. And in the world of ATVs, that’s the Honda FourTrax Foreman Rubicon. Its engine is a real powerhouse that delivers tons of torque. But the longitudinal layout and exclusive Hondamatic transmission makes smart use of that power and makes sure it all gets applied to the job at hand. From the tightest mountain trails to the wide-open desert, the Honda FourTrax Foreman Rubicon has what it takes, and you’ll never have to work overtime at the controls.
Engine Type 499cc liquid-cooled OHV dry-sump longitudinally mounted single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore And Stroke 92.0mm x 75.0mm
Induction 36mm constant velocity carburator
Ignition CD with electronic advance
Starter Electric with auxiliary recoil
Transmission Fully automatic hydromechanical, continuously variable with electronic controls
Driveline Direct front and rear driveshafts with TraxLok and torque-sensitive front differential
Chassis / Suspension / Brakes
Front Suspension Independent double-wishbone; 6.7 inches of travel
Rear Suspension Swingarm with dual shock absorbers; 6.7 inches of travel
Front Brakes 180mm front discs with single-piston calipers
Rear Brakes Sealed mechanical drum
Front Tires 25 x 8-12
Rear Tires 25 x 10-12
Length 83.0 inches
Width 46.8 inches
Height 46.4 inches
Wheelbase 50.6 inches
Seat Height 33.9 inches
Ground Clearance 7.5 inches
Towing Capacity 850 pounds
Curb Weight 630 pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and a full tank of fuel—ready to ride)
Fuel Capacity 4.0 gallons, including 0.7-gallon reserve
Note No operator under age 16. Honda recommends that all ATV riders take a training course and read their owner’s manual thoroughly.
Emissions Meets current CARB off-road emissions standards.
Available Colors Red, Olive, Camo
Model Id TRX500FA
Factory Warranty Information
Duration 1 year
Description Transferable, unlimited mileage limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
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