Wow! The Kodiak 450 test review has been a real shocker! This compact, feature-packed and versatile ATV delivers a lot of value.


We just finished our test of a used 2007 Grizzly 700.  Back in the year this quad debuted power steering on a ATV was a new concept and Yamaha pioneered a system that just plain worked.  The 700 engine began phasing out the older 660 Grizzly engine, offered more displacement and the addition of fuel injection.

The 2007-2008 Grizzly 700 models are identical and minor system updates continued through 2015 until the release of the new Grizzly 700 in 2016.  During our test we found the 2007 Grizzly 700 to be a solid performer, even years after it's launch.  We pushed the Grizzly hard throughout our test and it performed better than some of the newer larger makes and models we've recently tested.


The 700 Grizzly stands out in the following areas.

 - Overall Comfort

- Suspension

- CVT (Ultramatic)