2012 Grizzly 550 FI Auto. 4x4
- The 550cc class has a leader, with a fully featured
package based on its best-selling bigger brother,
the Grizzly 700 FI, with a largest-in-class 558cc
powerplant and excellent value.
- Yamaha Fuel Injection means instantaneous cold
starts and optimal performance in nearly any
condition, from sea level to 15,000 feet.
- Industry-exclusive, fully automatic Ultramatic®
transmission is the most advanced drive system in
ATVs. An automatic centrifugal clutch maintains
constant belt tension for reduced belt wear and uses
a sprag clutch for all-wheel downhill engine braking
in 4WD mode.
- Three-position On-Command® In/Out 4WD feature
lets you switch between 2WD, limited-slip 4WD and
fully locked differential 4WD—all with a simple
push of a button.
- Fully independent long-travel four-wheel suspension
features double-wishbone suspension front and
rear with five-way preload-adjustable shocks for
maximum control and comfort over rough terrain.
Smoothest-running and -riding Grizzly ever.
- Trick digital instrument panel boasts a
multifunction LCD display with speedometer,
odometer, dual tripmeter, hour meter that counts
the engine’s running hours, 4WD status,
transmission position, clock and fuel gauge.
- The Grizzly 550 boasts the lightest weight in its
class at only 648 pounds wet weight.
- New oil access cover allows easy access to check oil level.
- Fenders have a textured finish that resist scratching and scuffing.
- Gas charged rear shocks offer a quality damping feel and
excellent performance over a long period of time.
- Rugged Maxxis® tires get the Grizzly moving over the
- This 558cc 4-stroke SOHC 4-valve liquid-cooled engine is derived
directly from the industry-leading Grizzly 700 powerplant.
- Ceramic-composite cylinder liner provides outstanding durability
and heat dissipation; 92mm forged piston is light and strong and
rides on a carburized chrome-moly connecting rod.
- Two-lobe overhead cam and a pair of needle-roller rocker
arms reduce friction by 50 percent for increased fuel efficiency
- Gear-driven crankshaft balancer shaft and 4-position rubber
engine mounts reduce vibration.
- Yamaha Fuel Injection uses a Mikuni® 40mm throttle body and
idle speed control valve to provide easy cold starts and
flawless fuel delivery in nearly any condition, from below sea
level to 15,000 feet.
- Pushbutton electric start with seven-disc torque-limiting damper
assembly to protect the starter motor.
- Stainless steel exhaust system features aluminum heat shields
and a screen-type spark arrestor for great power with minimum
- High-capacity aluminum radiator with fan motor delivers
maximum cooling efficiency and is positioned high in the frame
for optimal protection.
- Five-position shift lever with L, H, N, R and P gates has a light
shifting feel with easy engagement, providing positive Ultramatic
- Sealed drive case keeps out water and debris to help
- Full-size chassis provides the same high level of comfort enjoyed
by Grizzly 700 riders.
- Front and rear lower A-arm guards offer excellent protection
—and Grizzly 550 features WideArc™ front A-arms for
outstanding ground clearance that’s 5 inches wider than
that provided by ordinary designs.
- Five-way preload-adjustable shocks provide a comfortable ride,
whatever the load or trail conditions.
- CV boots are made of tough polyethylene for more durability than
typical rubber boots.
- Four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes serve up consistent,
long-lasting braking power.
- 5.3-gallon fuel tank is located under the seat for excellent mass
centralization and handling; there’s a 4.8-liter water-resistant
storage compartment under there, too.
- 11.8 inches of ground clearance and full-length composite
skidplate deliver maximum underbelly protection while
- 25x8-12 front and 25x10-12 rear Maxxis® tires provide responsive
steering and handling and excellent comfort.
- Direct driveshaft design efficiently transfers power while
providing outstanding durability with less vibration.
- Trick digital instrument panel boasts a multifunction LCD
display with speedometer, odometer, dual tripmeter, hour meter
that counts the engine’s running hours, 4WD status,
transmission position, clock and fuel gauge.
- Rugged steel cargo racks with special, extra-durable wrinkle
paint finish can pack a total of 286 pounds combined (99 front,
- Center-mounted, heavy-duty trailer hitch comes standard and can
tow more than 1300 pounds.
- Dual 35-watt multireflector halogen bulb headlights with high/low beams provide bright illumination for nighttime work or play.
- Assembled in Newnan, GA, U.S.A.