XC 450i

The XC 450 features a 443cc, 4-stroke, high-performance H1 engine with a 4-valve design atop a dual A-arm suspension. 10 inches of ground clearance and 7 inches of suspension travel. On-the-fly, selectable 2WD/4WD and high/low ratio adapts to terrain and riding style in a fraction of a second. On steep grades, the engine-braking system complements the powerful hydraulic disc brakes.

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Traction ATV

When you need to go places, over places and through places – traction is paramount. And Arctic Cat ATVs give you plenty of it. Articulation keeps all four wheels in constant contact with the ground. Even over rocks, logs and other big stuff you may encounter. Four wheels on the ground means better traction and an overall better ride. Hit the on-the-fly 2WD/4WD switch when you need to get out of nasty places. When you’re in even nastier places, push the switch up again and that engages the front differential lock

On-The-Fly 2WD/4WD


Power is delivered to both the rear and front tires via the open front differential. This allows the front tires to spin at different speeds, maintaining easy steering.


Power is distributed equally to all four tires, providing maximum traction to get through all types of challenging terrain..

Tech Specs


  • Bore & Stroke (mm)89 x 71,2
  • Engine TypeSOHC, 4-stroke, 4-valve EFI
  • Engine displacement (cc)443
  • Gas / DieselGas
  • PS / KW (L7e)20,1 / 14,8
  • PS / KW (off Road)34 / 25
  • Cooling SystemLiquid with fan


  • Overall length (cm/in.)186,2 / 73,3
  • Overall width (cm/in.)120,7 / 47,5
  • Overall height (cm/in.)118,9 / 46,8
  • Wheelbase (cm/in.)121,9 / 48
  • Wheelbase (Short/Long)Short Wheel Base
  • Ground Clearance (cm/in.)25,4 / 10
  • Dry weight297 / 654,7


  • TransmissionAutomatic CVT with EBS
  • Gear SelectionL / H / N / R
  • Drive System2/4 WD Electric
  • Front brakesHydraulic Disc
  • Rear brakesHydraulic Disc


  • Front SuspensionDouble A-Arm
  • Suspension Travel - Front (cm/in.)17,8 / 7
  • Rear SuspensionDouble A-Arm
  • Suspension Travel - Rear (cm/in.)17,8 / 7

Type Approval

  • Type ApprovalsL7e / LOF
  • Number of Seats2

Towing / Hauling

  • L7e [kg]139,5

Additional Specs

  • Alternator Capacity (amps)23
  • Fuel Capacity (lt./gal.)16,3 / 4,3
  • SpeedometerDigital
  • OdometerDigital
  • Tire Front23x8-12
  • Tire Rear23x10-12
  • Featuresadjustable suspension
    alum. rims
    front mounted 3.000 lbs. / 1.360 kg winch
    fully independent suspension
    rear hitch w. 50mm ball (no electric wiring)
    rear swaybar
    Duramatic automatic transmission
    Electronic fuel injection (EFI)

Parts & Accessories

Storage Cover - ATV

- Wards off sun, moisture and dust with urethane-coated, 150-denier polyester
- Snug, custom fit from elastic stretch cords
- Not for trailering

1436-088: 250 - 450, XC 450
1436-248: TRV
1436-263: TRV with windshields / Cruiser Models
1436-089: TBX / Diesel
1436-087: 500 - 1000 (excl. TRV / TBX)

»Deluxe« Plow Kit - ATV

- Frame & Mounting “Standard”
- Yellow Blade (127 or 152cm depending on kit)
- End Plates
- Edge Markers
- Deflector (127 or 152cm depending on kit)


AC010-002: Kit eqiped with 152cm blades & deflectors

500 - 1000 (excl. Prowler & Wildcat)


AC010-002: Kit eqiped with 127cm blades & deflectors

350, 400 2x4 / 4x4, 425, 450 (excl. XC 450)


AC010-140: Kit eqiped with 127cm blades & deflectors, winch & winch carrier & mounting material

XC 450

Battery Maintainer

- The ideal maintenance charger for 12-volt batteries
- Fully automatic for charging and maintenance
- Takes its own readings and begins to charge
- Once finished charging, it will switch to a maintenance phase
- Features a patented method for reconditioning sulfated batteries
- Spark free, making connection safer and easier
- Extends battery life
- 12V, 800mA


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Formulated for You and Your Cat

Arctic Cat ATV oils are wet clutch certified - formulated specifically for ATV use, UNLIKE automotive motor oils.