2020 Can-Am® Defender XT™ HD8RISES TO THE CHALLENGE
EQUIPPED TO GET IT DONE. Full exterior protection and 4,500 lbs factory-installed winch plus choice accessories from bumper to bumper, the Defender XT is ready when you are.Features may include:
- LESS NOISE, VIBRATION, HARSHNESS
Driving and working with your side-by-side vehicle shouldnt be a chore—thats why Defender is engineered to be the most refined work vehicle in every respect. From its improved insulation to thicker firewall, redesigned exhaust, and CVT cover, Defender lets its work speak for itself.HEAVY-DUTY ROTAX V-TWIN ENGINES
The Defender XT package offers two very capable true-work powerplant options. The 82-hp Rotax HD10 V-Twin is specifically tuned for serious work but also offers industry leading 69 lb-ft torque and peak torque at lower RPM for optimal delivery for recreational use. The work-focused Rotax HD8 V-Twin delivers 50 hp and 50 lb-ft torque for tough tasks.JOBSITE-READY POWER
Leading 2,500-lbs (1,134 kg) towing capacity, 1,500 lb (680 kg) payload, and a 4,500-lb (2,041 kg) winch with roller fairlead, assuring to complete the most difficult tasks with ease.STEERING YOU RIGHT
Dynamic Power Steering (DPS) is tuned for utility while returning renowned Can-Am responsiveness for recreational riding. DPS improves steering feel in slow-speed working situations and in more technical terrain. Its also designed to offer less assistance at high speeds and more assistance at low speeds.
4WD THAT GOES THE DISTANCE
- Durable PRO-TORQ CVT transmission and selectable 4WD
Get in & get working: the PRO-TORQ transmission with Quick Response System (QRS), revised ventilation and electronic belt protection ensure long-lived performance. Selectable Turf Mode / 2WD / 4WD with Visco-Lok QE auto-locking front differential allows you put the power down on any terrain. Traditional P / R / N / H / Extra-Low* shift pattern for ease of use.
- BRAKE HOLD ASSIST FOR INCLINES
Strong manual parking brake to hold the Defender and its load on inclines or when the driver requires the Defender to remain stationary for added control, security, and peace-of-mind.
PICK-UP INSPIRED SEATING
- ADVANCED VERSA-PRO BENCH SEAT
The VERSA-PRO bench seat offered on the XT package includes a truck-like flip-up passenger seats with sealed/waterproof under seat storage. It uses a reinforced seat cover with thicker vinyl and a special material finish to be more resistant and offer a premium look. The Defender vehicles’ high-quality seat cover is designed to endure the everyday use on the farm, job site and trail. In addition, the XT driver seat features 3-in (8 cm) of adjustability (forward/rearward) for added comfort and better entrance / exit.
BRING IT, ALL OF IT
- OPEN DASH WITH REMOVABLE TOOLBOX AND UNDER DASH STORAGE
The Defender has a total of up to 16.9 US gal (63.9 L) of storage—including a handy, removable and water-resistant 1.7 gal (6.3 L) toolbox, an industry exclusive—to carry tools and supplies exactly where theyre needed. In addition, we include 6 gal (23 L) of under-dash storage with an enclosed pocket, under-seat storage, and enclosed storage above the gauges.