2012 Yamaha Bruin 350 Auto 4×4
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– 2012 Yamaha Bruin 350 Auto 4×4
2012 Yamaha Bruin 350 Auto 4×4 Review
Ultra tough, super reliable…
Versatility is key, featuring a full size chassis, cargo racks, convenient electric start, an afficient and powerful 348cc air cooled engine and Yamaha’s exclusive on-command system.
You’ve come to the right place. The Bruin 350 is brimming with features that you demand for both off road and utility use.
Yamaha’s exclusive push button On-Command 4WD system gives you on-the-fly control, whether you’re working on the farm, climbing hills, or just out for a tour. The efficient and powerful 348cc air-cooled engine is the heart of this noble beast, but you’ll also admire qualities like its easy electric start, full-size cargo racks, and incredible towing capacity.
Incredible Towing Capacity
2012 Yamaha Bruin 350 Auto 4×4 Key Features:
The Bruin 350 is powered by an awesome 348cc, four-stroke, SOHC, single, air-cooled engine complete with Yamaha’s unbeatable reliability and durability as a standard feature.
Convenient electric starting in any gear, with recoil backup for added peace of mind.
Fully automatic transmission with engine brake for increased rider confidence, reduced brake component wear, and no freewheeling when off gas or down hills.
Push-button servo-controlled On-Command system allows you to switch between 2WD and limited-slip 4WD with the simple push of a dash mounted button. Real 4-wheel drive when you need it puts you in control. You decide when you need 4WD, the machine doesn’t decide for you.
Underneath those good looks you’ll find a full-sized chassis, means there’s plenty of room for both rider and gear up top.
Triple hydraulic disc brakes make quick work of slowing down this bear.
Maxxis tires offer traction over a wide variety of terrain, including mud, rock, sand, and hard packed trail, without compromising ride comfort.
The dual 30-watt Krypton multi-reflector sealed headlights (with replaceable bulbs) provide excellent lighting. They’re sealed to prevent water from seeping in, which also simplifies maintenance.
Integrated floorboards combined with rugged full-size fenders keep the Bruin rider comfortable and dry.
Detachable trailer hitch with 20mm diameter hole centred for easy towing up to 500 kg (1100 lb) capacity.
Basic speed and warning lights on an analogue speedometer
Forward, neutral and reverse on single-range transmission
Key electrical components located under seat (fuses /starter solenoid /CDI Igniter / numerous relays) for added protection against Mother Nature
Steel reinforced plastic floorboards with raised integrated serrated foot pegs for excellent traction regardless of conditions
Handlebar-mounted choke lever that can be operated with gloves or mitts
Marine-style sealed electrical connectors help prevent water from entering electrical components and wiring
Large capacity front and rear racks, with crinkle coat paint process for superior corrosion resistance
2012 Yamaha Bruin 350 Auto 4×4 – USA Specifications
Model not available in the USA
2012 Yamaha Bruin 350 Auto 4×4 – Canadian Specifications
Canadian MSRP* $6,499 CDN
Engine 4-stroke, SOHC, single, air-cooled
Bore and Stroke 83 x 64.5mm
Compression Ratio 9.2:1
Carburetion Mikuni 33mm BSR
Ignition DC – CDI
Lubrication wet sump with fan assist oil cooler
Oil Capacity 3.7 litres
Transmission Yamaha Ultramatic V-Belt / F,N,R
Final Drive On-command push button 2WD / 4WD, shaft drive
Suspension (Front) independent double wishbone w/5-way Preload Adjustment
Suspension (Rear) Swing arm w/ 5-way Preload Adjustment
Brakes (Front) dual 180mm hydraulic disc
Brakes (Rear) sealed drum
Tires (Front) Maxxis AT25x8-12
Tires (Rear) Maxxis AT25x10-12
Length 1,984mm (78.1″)
Width 1,084mm (42.7″)
Height 1,120mm (44.1″)
Wheelbase 1,232mm (48.5″)
Ground Clearance 246mm (9.7″)
Seat Height 828mm (32.6″)
Wet Weight 253 kg (558 lb) – ready to ride full of fuel and oil
Fuel Capacity 13.5 L
Colour(s) Dark Blue
Specifications, appearance, and price of product are subject to change without notice.
* MSRP does not include freight, PDI (Pre Delivery Inspection), pre-rigging (boats), or taxes. Dealer may sell for less.