FOURTRAX RANCHER FAmily

FOURTRAX RANCHER FAmily
2009
FOURTRAX RANCHER family
Honda’s Ranchers
are America’s
favorite ATVs.
One ride will tell
you why.
FOURTRAX RANCHERs Honda’s FourTrax Rancher lineup of all-terrain vehicles
has made life easier for farmers, fishermen, ranchers, hunters, and outdoor enthusiasts
for decades now. And this year our Rancher line gives you even more choices. Our four
Rancher four-wheel-drive models are the foundation of the lineup—tough ATVs that get
the job done. Two of them offer Electric Shift Program™ and new for 2009, Honda’s
revolutionary Electric Power Steering (EPS). And we also offer a two-wheel drive model
as well. But no matter which Rancher you choose, you can rest assured you’re getting
the quality, dependability, and proven features that set a Honda apart. In short, you’ll be
getting the best ATV value ever.
FOURTRAX RANCHER family
2009
While our line of Ranchers share many of the same features, each one
has its own unique combination. Here’s a breakdown:
Rancher 4x4 ES with EPS
Our electric-shift 4x4 model with the addition of Electric Power Steering
Rancher 4x4 EPS
Our conventional-shift model, but also featuring Electric Power Steering
Rancher 4x4 ES
Four-wheel drive and our Electric Shift Program™ (ESP) transmission
Rancher 4x4
Four-wheel drive combined with our conventional foot-shift ATV
manual transmission.
Rancher
This is our rugged two-wheel drive model.
UNIQUE FEATURES
• Rugged OHV liquid-cooled, 420cc longitudinally
mounted engine on all Rancher models allows
direct driveshaft alignment to both front and rear
wheels for maximum drivetrain efficiency.
• Dual front hydraulic disc brakes and sealed
mechanical rear drum brakes for strong stops.
• Keihin fuel-injection system on all Rancher
models provides crisp performance and ensures
trouble-free operation in cold conditions and
changing altitudes.
• Heavy-duty trailer hitch with 850-pound
towing capacity.
• Heavy-duty automatic clutch with a low-rpm
engagement point on all Rancher models
for excellent driveability and towing capability.
• Large cargo racks front and rear carry payloads
of 66 and 133 pounds, respectively.
• Large, lightweight plastic fuel tank with
3.6-gallon capacity.
• Snorkel-type air-intake system is specially
designed to resist water.
• Independent double-wishbone front suspension
on all models uses premium shock absorbers
to provide 6.3 inches of suspension travel for
a comfortable ride.
• Full-length lower skidplate with integrated front
brush guard.
• Specially designed floorboards on all Ranchers
allow the rider’s feet to grip the footrests while
helping keep mud and debris away.
• Electric Power Steering on our Rancher 4x4
ES with EPS and Rancher 4x4 with EPS
makes riding less fatiguing especially in tough
conditions like dried ruts and boulder trails.
• Rubber-cushion engine mounting and geardriven counterbalancer reduce vibration.
• Convenient electric starting, with optional
recoil starter and an automatic internaldecompression system.
• Rugged frame and suspension provide an
exceptional 6.5 inches of ground clearance.
• Tough, large-diameter 24x8-12 front, and wide
24x10-11 rear tires provide excellent ground
clearance while maintaining precise handling.
• Transferable one-year limited warranty; extended
coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
• ES models feature Electric Shift Program (ESP)
for pushbutton upshifting and downshifting.
• TraxLok allows you to shift between 2WD and
4WD on the fly with just a push of your thumb.
2009
FOURTRAX RANCHER family
SPECIFICATIONS
Rancher 4x4 ES/EPS
Rancher 4x4/EPS
Model
Model
TRX420FE (ESP)/TRX420FPE
ENGINE
TRX420FM/TRX420FPM
Model
ENGINE
TRX420TM
ENGINE
Engine
420cc liquid-cooled longitudinally
mounted OHV single-cylinder four-stroke
Engine
420cc liquid-cooled longitudinally
mounted OHV single-cylinder four-stroke
Engine
420cc liquid-cooled longitudinally
mounted OHV single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore & Stroke
86.5 x 71.5mm
Bore & Stroke
86.5 x 71.5mm
Bore & Stroke
86.5 x 71.5mm
Induction
Keihin 34mm throttle-body fuel
injection system
Induction
Keihin 34mm throttle-body fuel
injection system
Induction
Keihin 34mm throttle-body fuel
injection system
Ignition
Full transistor with electronic advance
Ignition
Full transistor with electronic advance
Ignition
Full transistor with electronic advance
CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
Front Suspension
Independent double-wishbone;
6.3-inch travel
Front Suspension
Independent double-wishbone;
6.3-inch travel
Front Suspension
Independent double-wishbone;
6.3-inch travel
Rear Suspension
Swingarm with single shock;
6.3-inch travel
Rear Suspension
Swingarm with single shock;
6.3-inch travel
Rear Suspension
Swingarm with single shock;
6.3-inch travel
Front Brake
Dual hydraulic disc
Front Brake
Dual hydraulic disc
Front Brake
Dual hydraulic disc
Rear Brake
Sealed mechanical drum
Rear Brake
Sealed mechanical drum
Rear Brake
Sealed mechanical drum
Dimensions
Dimensions
Dimensions
Wheelbase
49.2 inches
Wheelbase
49.2 inches
Wheelbase
49.4 inches
Seat Height
32.4 inches
Seat Height
32.4 inches
Seat Height
32.4 inches
Ground Clearance
6.5 inches
Ground Clearance
6.5 inches
Ground Clearance
6.5 inches
Curb Weight*
588 pounds (FE)/605 pounds (FPE)
*Includes all standard equipment,
required fluids and a full tank of fuel
Curb Weight*
584 pounds (FM)/603 pounds (FPM)
*Includes all standard equipment,
required fluids and a full tank of fuel
Curb Weight*
547 pounds
*Includes all standard equipment,
required fluids and a full tank of fuel
Fuel Capacity
3.6 gallons, including 1.0-gallon reserve
Fuel Capacity
3.6 gallons, including 1.0-gallon reserve
Fuel Capacity
3.6 gallons, including 1.0-gallon reserve
DRIVETRAIN
Transmission
DRIVETRAIN
Electric Shift Program five-speed
with reverse
Transmission
Factory Warranty
1 Year
Red
Rancher
C overage of defects in materials
and workmanship
Olive
White
Natural Gear™
Camo
Red
DRIVETRAIN
Five-speed with reverse
Transmission
Five-speed with reverse
Factory Warranty
Factory Warranty
1 Year
1 Year
C overage of defects in materials
and workmanship
Olive
White
Natural Gear™
Camo
Red
C overage of defects in materials
and workmanship
Olive
Black
ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITMENT
At Honda, we believe in performance and leadership, and that’s why we’re taking a leadership position when it comes
to the environment. We continue to develop low-emission technologies for our current and future motorcycles, ATVs,
scooters and personal watercraft. And that’s the kind of performance everybody can appreciate.
ATVs CAN BE HAZARDOUS TO OPERATE. FOR YOUR SAFETY, BE RESPONSIBLE. READ YOUR OWNER’S MANUAL. ALWAYS WEAR HELMET, EYE PROTECTION & PROTECTIVE CLOTHING. BE CAREFUL ON
DIFFICULT TERRAIN. ALL ATV RIDERS SHOULD TAKE A TRAINING COURSE (FREE FOR NEW BUYERS, ASK YOUR DEALER OR CALL ASI 800-887-2887). NEVER RIDE: UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS
OR ALCOHOL, ON PAVED SURFACES, PUBLIC ROADS, WITH PASSENGERS, AT EXCESSIVE SPEEDS. NO STUNT RIDING. UTILITY ATVs ONLY FOR RIDERS 16 & OLDER. RESPECT THE ENVIRONMENT WHEN
RIDING. Whenever you ride off-road, follow the “Tread Lightly!” guidelines, and always stay on established trails in approved areas. Operating your ATV with a modified engine, exhaust system, spark arrestor
or noise-control system may be illegal. Keihin is a registered trademark of Keihin Mfg. Co., Ltd. Natural Gear™ is a registered trademark of NATGEAR, LLC. FourTrax and Rancher are registered trademarks of
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. ©2008 AHMC
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