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2009 Can-Am Outlander Max ATV Review Photo Gallery

Motorcycle USA tests the 2009 Can-Am Outlander and Outlander MAX ATVs in multiple displacement options during two days of trail riding in West Virginia. Read the full story in our 2009 Can-Am Outlander Max ATV Review.

The MAX is shorter, lighter and narrower than most UTVs.
The MAX frame is lengthened in order to make room for a second person which makes for a wheelbase that is eight inches longer than the standard Outlander.
ATV companies are promoting passenger riding, but only on models like the Outlander MAX 800R EFI which are specifically designed to accommodate two-up riding.
The MAX is especially geared towards recreation, because who, in all honesty, needs back support and handholds to ride doubles around the ranch?
Riding ATVs can be more enjoyable when you can share it with someone.
CVT, sub-transmission with high, low, park, neutral & reverse, standard engine braking.
Suspension proved to be very comfortable and surprisingly nimble.
Both riders are in front of the rear axle to keep steering and handling characteristics on par.
Looking at the ATV market, Can-Am figured out that these four-wheel enthusiasts actually like doing this stuff together, sometimes as a couple. That’s when designers came up with the MAX concept.
The Outlander MAX 800R EFI motor is perfectly suited to hauling two people.
Multi-function digital LCD gauge : speedometer, tachometer (bar graph RPM, bottom bar numerical RPM), odometer, trip & hour meter, diagnostic center, gear position, engine hour meter, 4x4 indicator, temperature and engine lights, fuel gauge, auto shut off after 15 minutes.
The capacity to carry two riders isn't just for side-by-sides.
Comments from our passenger revealed that the ergonomics were very natural.