2021 Can-Am Defender MAX DPS HD10
2021 Can-Am Defender MAX DPS HD10

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Can-Am
Can-Am
Model Year
2021
2021
Model
Defender MAX DPS HD10
Defender MAX DPS HD10
Model Code
8LMK
8LMK
Color
Timeless Black
Timeless Black

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes
Front / Rear - Dual 220 mm ventilated disc with hydraulic twin-piston calipers
Front / Rear - Dual 220 mm ventilated disc with hydraulic twin-piston calipers
Wheels
14-in. (35.6 cm) cast aluminum
14-in. (35.6 cm) cast aluminum
Tires

Maxxis Bighorn 2.0

Front - 27 x 9 x 14 in. (68.6 x 22.9 x 35.6 cm)

Rear - 27 x 11 x 14 in. (68.6 x 27.9 x 35.6 cm)

Maxxis Bighorn 2.0

Front - 27 x 9 x 14 in. (68.6 x 22.9 x 35.6 cm)

Rear - 27 x 11 x 14 in. (68.6 x 27.9 x 35.6 cm)

Dimensions

Length
153.4 in. (389.6 cm)
153.4 in. (389.6 cm)
Height
77.5 in. (196.9 cm)
77.5 in. (196.9 cm)
Width
64 in. (162.5 cm)
64 in. (162.5 cm)
Weight
Dry - 1,771.2 lb. (803.4 kg)
Dry - 1,771.2 lb. (803.4 kg)
Ground Clearance
12.5 in. (31.8 cm)
12.5 in. (31.8 cm)
Wheelbase
115.5 in. (294 cm)
115.5 in. (294 cm)

Drivetrain

Transmission
PRO-TORQ Transmission with Quick Response System (QRS), high airflow ventilation and Electronic Drive Belt Protection, Extra-L / H / N / R / P
PRO-TORQ Transmission with Quick Response System (QRS), high airflow ventilation and Electronic Drive Belt Protection, Extra-L / H / N / R / P
Drive System

Selectable Turf Mode / 2WD / 4WD with Visco-Lok† QE auto-locking front differential

Assistance - Electronic Hill Descent Control ECO™ / ECO™ Off / Work modes

Selectable Turf Mode / 2WD / 4WD with Visco-Lok† QE auto-locking front differential

Assistance - Electronic Hill Descent Control ECO™ / ECO™ Off / Work modes

Electrical

Battery
12V (18 A/h)
12V (18 A/h)
Alternator
Magneto - 650W
Magneto - 650W
Instrumentation

Gauge - 4.5 in. (11.4 cm) wide digital display: Speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip and hour meters, fuel, gear position, ECO / ECO Off / Work modes, seat belt and 4 x 4 indicator, front and rear diff lock indicators, diagnostics, clock, battery voltage, engine temperature

Lighter type DC outlet in console (20A)

Gauge - 4.5 in. (11.4 cm) wide digital display: Speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip and hour meters, fuel, gear position, ECO / ECO Off / Work modes, seat belt and 4 x 4 indicator, front and rear diff lock indicators, diagnostics, clock, battery voltage, engine temperature

Lighter type DC outlet in console (20A)

Lighting
140 W lighting output from four 35-W reflectors ensuring a wide visiblity and LED tail lights
140 W lighting output from four 35-W reflectors ensuring a wide visiblity and LED tail lights

Engine

Engine
Rotax®, V-twin
Rotax®, V-twin
Cooling
Liquid
Liquid
Horsepower
82 hp (69 lb. ft.)
82 hp (69 lb. ft.)
Displacement
976 cc
976 cc
Fuel System
Intelligent Throttle Control (iTC™) with Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
Intelligent Throttle Control (iTC™) with Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
Fuel Capacity
10.6 gal. (40 l)
10.6 gal. (40 l)

Operational

Frame
Cage - ROPS approved, Profiled
Cage - ROPS approved, Profiled
Front Suspension

Arched double A-arm / 11 in. (27.9 cm) travel

Shocks - Twin tube gas charged

Arched double A-arm / 11 in. (27.9 cm) travel

Shocks - Twin tube gas charged

Rear Suspension

Arched TTA with external sway bar / 11 in. (27.9 cm) travel

Shocks - Twin tube gas charged

Arched TTA with external sway bar / 11 in. (27.9 cm) travel

Shocks - Twin tube gas charged

Steering

Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)

Tilt - Adjustable

Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)

Tilt - Adjustable

Seating

6 Person capacity

Dual VERSA-PRO bench seats with passenger seats flipping up, underside hooks and contoured bench to improve entrance / exit of the cab

6 Person capacity

Dual VERSA-PRO bench seats with passenger seats flipping up, underside hooks and contoured bench to improve entrance / exit of the cab

Other

Additional Colors

Triple Black

Oxford Blue

Triple Black

Oxford Blue

Cargo Box Length
38 in. (96.5 cm)
38 in. (96.5 cm)
Cargo Box Height
12 in. (30.5 cm)
12 in. (30.5 cm)
Cargo Box Width
54.5 in. (138.4 cm)
54.5 in. (138.4 cm)
Cargo Box Capacity
600 lb. (272.2 kg)
600 lb. (272.2 kg)
Load Capacity
Tailgate - 250 lb. (113.4 kg)
Tailgate - 250 lb. (113.4 kg)
Capacity

Payload - 1,750 lb. (793.8 kg)

Total - 11.1 gal. (42.1 l)

Under dash - 6 gal (22.8 l)

Dash - 1.8 gal. (6.9 l)

Water-resistant and removable toolbox - 1.7 gal. (6.3 l)

Armrests and cup holders - 1.6 gal. (6.1 l)

Payload - 1,750 lb. (793.8 kg)

Total - 11.1 gal. (42.1 l)

Under dash - 6 gal (22.8 l)

Dash - 1.8 gal. (6.9 l)

Water-resistant and removable toolbox - 1.7 gal. (6.3 l)

Armrests and cup holders - 1.6 gal. (6.1 l)

Towing Capacity
2,500 lb. (1134 kg)
2,500 lb. (1134 kg)
Hitch
2 in. receiver
2 in. receiver
Safety Features
Integrated front steel bumper, HMWPE central skid plate
Integrated front steel bumper, HMWPE central skid plate
Warranty

Factory - 1-year BRP limited

Extended Service Terms - B.E.S.T. terms available for up to 30 months

Factory - 1-year BRP limited

Extended Service Terms - B.E.S.T. terms available for up to 30 months

Features

Cargo Box Versatility

  • CARGO BOX VERSATILITY: Benefit from 4 x steel anchors / tie down points, 4 x 5 gallon (18.9 L) pail recesses, 14 x LinQ quick attach, 1 x 3 and plywood separators and bed extender ready, Sturdy removable tailgate allowing for 250 lb capacity, 4 integrated cup recesses and aruler in tailgate.

Hauling & Towing

  • INDUSTRY-LEADING TOWING CAPACITY: With engines, chassis, driving assistance work mode, and suspension all matched to work harder than any other side-by-side, the HD10 Defender can tow up to 2,500 lbs (1134 kg).

Innovative Suspension Setup

  • HEAVY DUTY ARCHED A-ARM / ARCHED TTA SUSPENSION: Redesigned Double arched A-Arm front suspension and Arched TTA rear suspension on HD10 models give better stability, a surefooted response, and improved strength with up to a full 11 in. of suspension travel on specific models.

Leading Engine Technology

  • POWERFUL ROTAX ENGINE LINEUP: Defender delivers a better, quieter ride— up to 82 horsepower and a class-leading 69 lb-ft of torque. Hardworking Rotax HD10, HD8 and HD5 engines are the perfect mix of fun & function.

No Compromise Storage

  • LEADING PAYLOAD CAPACITY AND STORAGE SPACE: Starting at a dashboard with removable toolbox, storage space, and moving through to up to 1, 750 lb (793.8 kg) payload capacity on selected packages—it's obvious the Defender will just get. it. done.

Reliability That Works

  • ENHANCED FRAME & RIGIDITY: Our engineers pulled out all the stops and revised the Defender’s frame to be lighter where it could be—with more rigid for unsurpassed strength while carrying heavy payload off-road.

Torque on Demand

  • PRO-TORQ CVT TRANSMISSION AND ON-THE-FLY 4WD: Selectable Turf Mode / 2WD / 4WD with Visco-Lok† QE auto-locking front differential puts the power down on any terrain. The PRO-TORQ CVT on HD10 models provides improved cooling and electronic belt protection for more durability.

Truly Useful Displays

  • 4.5 IN DIGITAL DISPLAY WITH KEYPAD: Everything you need to control for the perfect ride. The 4.5 in. wide digital display options are readable in all conditions, with vehicle information and controls at your glovetips.

Cargo Box Versatility

  • CARGO BOX VERSATILITY: Benefit from 4 x steel anchors / tie down points, 4 x 5 gallon (18.9 L) pail recesses, 14 x LinQ quick attach, 1 x 3 and plywood separators and bed extender ready, Sturdy removable tailgate allowing for 250 lb capacity, 4 integrated cup recesses and aruler in tailgate.

Hauling & Towing

  • INDUSTRY-LEADING TOWING CAPACITY: With engines, chassis, driving assistance work mode, and suspension all matched to work harder than any other side-by-side, the HD10 Defender can tow up to 2,500 lbs (1134 kg).

Innovative Suspension Setup

  • HEAVY DUTY ARCHED A-ARM / ARCHED TTA SUSPENSION: Redesigned Double arched A-Arm front suspension and Arched TTA rear suspension on HD10 models give better stability, a surefooted response, and improved strength with up to a full 11 in. of suspension travel on specific models.

Leading Engine Technology

  • POWERFUL ROTAX ENGINE LINEUP: Defender delivers a better, quieter ride— up to 82 horsepower and a class-leading 69 lb-ft of torque. Hardworking Rotax HD10, HD8 and HD5 engines are the perfect mix of fun & function.

No Compromise Storage

  • LEADING PAYLOAD CAPACITY AND STORAGE SPACE: Starting at a dashboard with removable toolbox, storage space, and moving through to up to 1, 750 lb (793.8 kg) payload capacity on selected packages—it's obvious the Defender will just get. it. done.

Reliability That Works

  • ENHANCED FRAME & RIGIDITY: Our engineers pulled out all the stops and revised the Defender’s frame to be lighter where it could be—with more rigid for unsurpassed strength while carrying heavy payload off-road.

Torque on Demand

  • PRO-TORQ CVT TRANSMISSION AND ON-THE-FLY 4WD: Selectable Turf Mode / 2WD / 4WD with Visco-Lok† QE auto-locking front differential puts the power down on any terrain. The PRO-TORQ CVT on HD10 models provides improved cooling and electronic belt protection for more durability.

Truly Useful Displays

  • 4.5 IN DIGITAL DISPLAY WITH KEYPAD: Everything you need to control for the perfect ride. The 4.5 in. wide digital display options are readable in all conditions, with vehicle information and controls at your glovetips.