2021 Can-Am Defender HD5
2021 Can-Am Defender HD5

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Can-Am
Can-Am
Model Year
2021
2021
Model
Defender HD5
Defender HD5
Model Code
6XMA
6XMA
Color
Green
Green

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front - Dual 220 mm ventilated disc brakes with hydraulic twin-piston calipers

Rear - Single 220 mm ventilated disc brakes with hydraulic twin-piston calipers

Front - Dual 220 mm ventilated disc brakes with hydraulic twin-piston calipers

Rear - Single 220 mm ventilated disc brakes with hydraulic twin-piston calipers

Wheels
12 in. (30.5 cm) steel
12 in. (30.5 cm) steel
Tires

Front - Maxxis M923J† 25 x 8 x 12 in. (63.5 x 20.3 x 30.5 cm)

Rear - Maxxis M924J† 25 x 10 x 12 in. (63.5 x 25.4 x 30.5 cm)

Front - Maxxis M923J† 25 x 8 x 12 in. (63.5 x 20.3 x 30.5 cm)

Rear - Maxxis M924J† 25 x 10 x 12 in. (63.5 x 25.4 x 30.5 cm)

Dimensions

Length
121 in. (307.1 cm)
121 in. (307.1 cm)
Height
76 in. (193 cm)
76 in. (193 cm)
Width
62 in. (157.5 cm)
62 in. (157.5 cm)
Weight
Dry - 1,305.1 lb. (592 kg)
Dry - 1,305.1 lb. (592 kg)
Ground Clearance
10.5 in. (26.7 cm)
10.5 in. (26.7 cm)
Wheelbase
83 in. (211.5 cm)
83 in. (211.5 cm)

Drivetrain

Transmission
CVT, P / R / N / H / L, standard engine braking
CVT, P / R / N / H / L, standard engine braking
Drive System

Selectable 2WD / 4WD with Visco-Lok† auto-locking front differential

Assistance - Electronic Hill Descent Control ECO™ / ECO Off / Work modes

Selectable 2WD / 4WD with Visco-Lok† auto-locking front differential

Assistance - Electronic Hill Descent Control ECO™ / ECO Off / Work modes

Electrical

Battery
12V (18 A/h)
12V (18 A/h)
Alternator
Magneto - 500 W
Magneto - 500 W
Instrumentation

Lighter type DC outlet in console (20-A)

Gauge - 4.5 in. (11.4 cm) wide digital display: Speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip and hour meters, fuel, gear position, ECO / ECO Off / Work modes, seat belt and 4 x 4 indicator, front and rear diff lock indicators, diagnostics, clock, battery voltage, engine temperature

Lighter type DC outlet in console (20-A)

Gauge - 4.5 in. (11.4 cm) wide digital display: Speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip and hour meters, fuel, gear position, ECO / ECO Off / Work modes, seat belt and 4 x 4 indicator, front and rear diff lock indicators, diagnostics, clock, battery voltage, engine temperature

Lighting
140 W lighting output from four 35-W reflectors ensuring a wide visiblity and LED tail lights
140 W lighting output from four 35-W reflectors ensuring a wide visiblity and LED tail lights

Engine

Engine
Rotax
Rotax
Cooling
Liquid
Liquid
Cylinders
Single
Single
Horsepower
38 hp
38 hp
Displacement
427 cc
427 cc
Fuel System
Intelligent Throttle Control (iTC™) with Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
Intelligent Throttle Control (iTC™) with Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
Fuel Capacity
10.6 gal. (40 l)
10.6 gal. (40 l)

Operational

Frame
Profiled cage. ROPS approved
Profiled cage. ROPS approved
Front Suspension

Double A-arm / 10 in. (25.4 cm) travel

Shocks - Twin tube gas charged shocks

Double A-arm / 10 in. (25.4 cm) travel

Shocks - Twin tube gas charged shocks

Rear Suspension

TTA with external sway bar / 10 in. (25.4 cm) travel

Twin tube gas charged shocks

TTA with external sway bar / 10 in. (25.4 cm) travel

Twin tube gas charged shocks

Steering
Wheel - Adjustable tilt
Wheel - Adjustable tilt
Seating

3 Person Capacity

VERSA-PRO bench seat with passenger seats flipping up, underside hooks and contoured bench to improve entrance/exit of the cab

3 Person Capacity

VERSA-PRO bench seat with passenger seats flipping up, underside hooks and contoured bench to improve entrance/exit of the cab

Other

Cargo Box Length
38 in. (96.5 cm)
38 in. (96.5 cm)
Cargo Box Height
12 in. (30.5 cm)
12 in. (30.5 cm)
Cargo Box Width
54.5 in. (138.4 cm)
54.5 in. (138.4 cm)
Cargo Box Capacity
600 lb. (272.2 kg)
600 lb. (272.2 kg)
Load Capacity
Tailgate - 250 lb. (113.4 kg)
Tailgate - 250 lb. (113.4 kg)
Capacity

Total - 3.1 gal. (11.7 l)

Under dash (enclosed pocket) - 0.4 gal. (1.3 l)

Dash - 1.8 gal. (6.9 l)

Armrests and cup holders - 0.9 gal. (3.5 l)

Payload - 1,200 lb. (544 kg)

Total - 3.1 gal. (11.7 l)

Under dash (enclosed pocket) - 0.4 gal. (1.3 l)

Dash - 1.8 gal. (6.9 l)

Armrests and cup holders - 0.9 gal. (3.5 l)

Payload - 1,200 lb. (544 kg)

Towing Capacity
1,500 lb. (680 kg)
1,500 lb. (680 kg)
Hitch
2 in. hitch receiver
2 in. hitch receiver
Safety Features
Integrated front steel bumper, HMWPE central skid plate
Integrated front steel bumper, HMWPE central skid plate
Warranty

Factory - 1-year BRP limited

Extended Service Terms - B.E.S.T. terms available for up to 30 months

Factory - 1-year BRP limited

Extended Service Terms - B.E.S.T. terms available for up to 30 months

Features

Cargo Box Versatility

  • CARGO BOX VERSATILITY: Benefit from 4 x steel anchors / tie down points, 4 x 5 gallon (18.9 L) pail recesses, 14 x LinQ quick attach, 1 x 3 and plywood separators and bed extender ready, Sturdy removable tailgate allowing for 250 lb capacity, 4 integrated cup recesses and aruler in tailgate.

Reliability That Works

  • ENHANCED FRAME & RIGIDITY: Our engineers pulled out all the stops and revised the Defender’s frame to be lighter where it could be—with more rigid for unsurpassed strength while carrying heavy payload off-road.

Truly Useful Displays

  • 4.5 IN DIGITAL DISPLAY WITH KEYPAD: Everything you need to control for the perfect ride. The 4.5 in. wide digital display options are readable in all conditions, with vehicle information and controls at your glovetips.

Cargo Box Versatility

  • CARGO BOX VERSATILITY: Benefit from 4 x steel anchors / tie down points, 4 x 5 gallon (18.9 L) pail recesses, 14 x LinQ quick attach, 1 x 3 and plywood separators and bed extender ready, Sturdy removable tailgate allowing for 250 lb capacity, 4 integrated cup recesses and aruler in tailgate.

Reliability That Works

  • ENHANCED FRAME & RIGIDITY: Our engineers pulled out all the stops and revised the Defender’s frame to be lighter where it could be—with more rigid for unsurpassed strength while carrying heavy payload off-road.

Truly Useful Displays

  • 4.5 IN DIGITAL DISPLAY WITH KEYPAD: Everything you need to control for the perfect ride. The 4.5 in. wide digital display options are readable in all conditions, with vehicle information and controls at your glovetips.