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– 2009 Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI EPS Camo AP HD
2009 Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI EPS Camo AP HD
The all new 2009 Yamaha Grizzly 550 EPS comes fully equipped with a powerful fuel injected 558cc 4-stroke engine, On-Command 4-wheel drive, 4-wheel disc brakes, the fully automatic ULTRAMATIC transmission, and electric power steering. The combination of these key features and Yamaha’s proven durability and reliability, continue to make the Grizzly the best selling ATV in Canada and the USA.
There’s a new Grizzly on the block, and it is poised to dominate the mid-size engine class.
Following in its bigger sibling’s path, the 550 comes with all the same great features as the famed 700. All 550 Grizzly’s come standard with powerful fuel injected engines for easy cold starting, superior ground clearance to get you over any terrain, and 4-wheel disc brakes combined with full-time engine braking means slowing the Grizzly down requires less effort. “EPS” versions are available with the latest Electric Power Steering technology for the ultimate in low fatigue ride comfort. Throw in Yamaha’s exclusive Ultramatic® transmission and On-Command drive selection and these Grizzly’s are the ultimate in all terrain vehicles.
Excellent power to weight ratio
Electronic Fuel Injection
Electric Power Steering (EPS)
Features and Benefits:
The Grizzly 550 is powered by a fuel injected 558 cc 4-stroke engine, making it one of the most powerful middleweight ATVs on the market. It is fuel injected for easy starting and crisp throttle response, and will automatically compensate for temperature and elevation changes.
With EPS we’ve been able to dramatically reduce steering effort, especially in 4WD. At the same time, EPS helps isolate you the rider from external forces acting on the front wheels. This means you can worry less about what the terrain looks like, and focus on enjoying the ride. Did we mention it’s speed and torque sensitive? EPS could be the single most important improvement to your off road experience in decades!
reduces steering effort in all situations, helping to reduce rider fatigue while enhancing rider confidence and ease of operation
speed and torque sensitive
improves stability on virtually all types of terrain at a wide range of speeds
helps isolate the rider from external feedback from obstacles that come in contact with the front wheels.
Power is nothing if it comes with a bunch of additional weight. Considering the Grizzly 550 is lighter than many of the competitors in this class and this bear’s power to weight ratio offers some hefty advantages over some of the bigger and bulkier ATVs. Less weight has an effect on everything from handling and acceleration to hill climbing and mud prowess.
Revolutionary Ultramatic™ fully automatic transmission is the first automatic transmission to feature true engine braking. All four wheels receive engine braking in 4WD mode. Dual-range transmission with reverse. Low range has approximately 1.5 times the pulling power of high range.
Push-button servo-controlled “On-Command” system allows you to switch between 2WD, limited-slip 4WD and fully locked differential 4WD – all with the simple push of a dash mounted button. Real 4-wheel drive when you need it. With Diff-lock engaged, there’s no need to wait for one wheel to spin. You have traction to all 4 wheels, immediately. This puts you in total control… you decide when you need 4 wheel drive… the machine doesn’t decide for you.
Slowing your big-bore ATV down shouldn’t involve standing on the brake pedal while squeezing the lever with all your might. 4-wheel disc brakes combined with full-time engine braking means slowing this Grizzly down requires less effort. And since the front and rear brakes can be operated independently, you have more control over how you brake depending on the situation.
A full tank of fuel carries a lot of weight with it. So we located the tank under the seat and the airbox up high where the tank used to be. This lowers the center of gravity which improves handling, stability and hill climbing capability. But it also raises the airbox reducing the chance of water and debris from getting into the engine.
High mounted airbox, V-belt intake and exhaust ducts, reduce the opportunity for water and debris to enter the V-Belt housing.
The wheel center does not change but allows for a shorter frame which improves approach/departure angles, and allows the use of stronger ball joints (more clearance)
Aluminum cylinder with ceramic composite plating for improved durability
Roller bearing rocker arms for reduced friction and improved engine performance
Forged piston and carburized Chrome-Moly connecting rod for improved durability
Revised intake and exhaust ports
New throttle lever for reduced lever effort
Airbox design has centrifugal debris trap to improve air flow
Flat type foam air filter for easy cleaning
Straight drive shaft layout for reduced vibration and improved durability
Gull-wing front a-arms for improved ground clearance
Polyethylene ball joint boots, front and rear
Air cushion seat to provide comfort on those long rides.
Floor boardwith large holes for mud evacuation, and special rugs to avoid buildup from underneath.
Water resistant storage
Centralize wiring layout, positioned for improved protection against the elements.
LCD Gauge includes Odometer, Trip 1, Trip 2, Clock, Fuel gauge and Gear position
Warning indicators: Engine, Water Temp., Reverse, Neutral, Parking, High Range, Low Range and LCD Drive / Differential Lock map .
35W Halogen headlight bulbs
Neodymium hi-power magnet for improved output, charging capacity and light weight.
Oil fed stator for improved cooling and reliability
Forged Aluminum steering knuckle
Gate type transmission shifter for improved shift feel.
Cartridge type oil filter located to the front of the engine for improved cooling and simplified maintenance
2009 Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI EPS Camo AP HD – USA Specifications
Model not available in the USA
2009 Yamaha Grizzly 550 FI EPS Camo AP HD – Canada Specifications
Canadian MSRP $10,799
Engine 4-stroke, SOHC, liquid cooled, 4-valve, single
Displacement 558 cc
Bore and Stroke 92mm x 84 mm
Compression Ratio 9.3 : 1
Carburetion Mikuni Electronic Fuel Injection w/40mm Big Bore throttle bodies and TPS
Ignition computerized DC-CDI with 32 bit ECU
Starting electric w/auto-decompression
Transmission Ultramatic (sealed variable v-belt), w/ L-H-N-R and Park, 4-wheel full-time engine breaking
Final Drive On-command push button 2WD / 4WD / 4WD diff. lock, direct shaft drive
Suspension (Front) independent, dual A-arm, with gull-wing lower A-arm, and adjustable shocks
Suspension (Rear) independent, reverse mounted dual A-arm with sway bar, adjustable shocks
Brakes (Front) hydraulic discs
Brakes (Rear) hydraulic discs
Tires (Front) Dunlop KT421 tubeless, AT25 x 8-12
Tires (Rear) Dunlop KT425 tubeless, AT25 x 10-12
Length 2065 mm (81.3″)
Width 1180 mm (46.5″)
Height 1240 mm (48.8″)
Wheelbase 1250 mm (49.2″)
Ground Clearance 300 mm (11.8″)
Seat Height 905 mm (35.6″)
Dry Weight 272 kg (600 lb)
Fuel Capacity 20 litres (5.3 U.S. gal)
Towing Capacity 600 kg (1,322 lb)
Colour(s) Realtree® AP HD™ Camouflage