2005 Honda TRX400EX Features

9/8/2004 5:15:03 PM

This high-performance sport model now features reverse and new, stylish bodywork for 2005.

New for 2005

  • All-new TRX450R-inspired bodywork.
  • Five-speed transmission now features reverse.
  • Brake light as standard equipment.

Unique features

  • The 397cc RFVC™ engine draws its breath from the same engine that powered the bulletproof XR®400R.
  • Rugged steel frame with removable subframe for easy maintenance.
  • Beautiful one-piece cast aluminum swingarm offers exceptional rigidity.
  • Radial tires for exceptional handling.
  • Triple disc brakes provide superb stopping power.
  • Aggressive body style complements the all-sport appearance.

Engine/Drivetrain

  • High-performance 397cc dry-sump air-cooled four-stroke single-cylinder engine.
  • Radial Four-Valve Combustion Chamber (RFVC) for maximum combustion efficiency and horsepower.
  • Camshaft timing developed especially to meet ATV requirements for torque and useable horsepower.
  • Gear-driven counterbalancer minimizes engine vibration for smooth operation.
  • Dual intake and exhaust ports for maximum engine efficiency in sport operating conditions.
  • Maintenance-free automatic cam-chain tensioner.
  • Closed crankcase vent system safeguards against engine oil contamination.
  • 38mm carburetor provides light throttle effort, superb air/fuel mixing and excellent driveability. An accelerator pump assures excellent throttle response for maximum power.
  • Stainless steel dual exhaust head pipes resist corrosion.
  • USDA-qualified muffler/spark arrester offers quiet operation and maximum power.
  • CD ignition with electronic advance and 9100-rpm engine rev limiter.
  • Heavy-duty clutch has 2mm-thick plates designed to stand up to sport ATV demands.
  • High-efficiency oil cooler supplements the large-capacity oil tank for maximum engine cooling.
  • Five-speed transmission with reverse has gears and ratios specifically designed for sport ATV use.

Chassis/Suspension

  • Round-tube steel frame with removable subframe is lightweight, durable and very strong.
  • One-piece cast aluminum swingarm for maximum strength, rigidity and durability.
  • Independent double-wishbone front suspension offers 8.2 inches of travel from twin Showa® shock absorbers with five-position adjustable spring preload for superb ride quality over harsh terrain.
  • Pro-Link® rear suspension with a fully adjustable large-diameter aluminum-body piggyback Showa shock absorber provides 9.1 inches of travel.
  • Triple disc brakes for excellent stopping power and a weight-saving aluminum rear caliper stay.
  • All Pro-Link components are made of aluminum to further reduce vehicle weight.
  • Lightweight aluminum wheels reduce unsprung weight for even better handling.
  • Radial tires with knobby pattern provide superb traction and cornering ability.
  • Durable and lightweight heavy-duty O-ring-sealed drive chain.
  • Easy-to-use eccentric chain adjuster.

Additional Features

  • Engine design meets California Air Resources Board (CARB) off-road emissions standards.
  • Convenient push-button electric starting.
  • Long, narrow seat provides excellent comfort and superb sport riding ergonomics.
  • Aggressive styling of front cowl, fuel tank and fenders complements pure-sport ATV design.
  • Durable plastic fuel tank. .
  • Dual 30-watt headlights integrated into front cowl provide distinctive sport style and excellent function.
  • New rear brake light.
  • Snorkel-type airbox to avoid water and dirt contamination.
  • Washable, two-stage large-capacity foam air filter.
  • Oil tank features a dipstick for easy maintenance.
  • Comfortable dogleg levers; clutch lever has cable adjuster and dust cover.
  • Tough steel front skid plate.
  • Heavy-duty steel skid plate protects rear brake disc and sprocket.
  • Engine cases protected by a tough urethane skid plate.
  • Rear mudguard with rigid footrests.
  • Maintenance-free battery.
  • Keyed ignition switch offers added security.
  • Multi-function handlebar switch assembly is simple to operate.
  • Easy-to-use parking brake.
  • Toolkit includes low-pressure air gauge and owner's manual.
  • Assembled in Timmonsville, South Carolina.
  • Transferable six-month limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
  • Ownership includes one-year complimentary membership in the Honda Rider's Club of America™ (HRCA®). Benefits include: discounts, travel benefits, roadside assistance for ATV transport vehicle while ATV is being transported, one year complimentary subscription to Honda Red Rider ATV™ magazine, access to HRCA Clubhouse Web site (www.hrca.honda.com), access online to Honda Common Service Manual. For HRCA details, call 1-800-847-HRCA.

Available Accessories

  • Flag Kit.