2004 Arctic Cat 500 4x4

2004 Arctic Cat 500 4x4 pictures, prices, information, and specifications.
Model Type
Utility
MSRP
$6,399
Warranty
6
Insurance
Generic Type (Primary)
Utility
Manufacturer Country
USA
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age
16
Parent Company
Arctic Cat
Display Name
500 4x4
Year
2004
Make
Arctic Cat
Engine Type
Single-Cylinder
Cylinders
1
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Cooling
Liquid / Air
Valves
4
Valves Per Cylinder
4
Valve Configuration
SOHC
Bore (mm/in)
87.5 / 3.45
Stroke (mm/in)
82 / 3.23
Displacement (cc/ci)
493 / 30.1
Starter
Electric / Pull
Fuel Requirements
Regular
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Injector
No
Carburetor
Yes
Carburetion Type
Carburetor
Transmission Type
Manual
Number Of Speeds
5
Primary Drive (Front Wheel)
Shaft
Reverse
Yes
Hi / Low Range
Yes
Wheels Composition
Steel
Front Wheel Width (in)
6.5
Rear Wheel Width (in)
8
Front Tire Diameter (in)
25
Rear Tire Diameter (in)
25
Tire Brand
Carlisle Badlands™
Front Tire Width
8
Front Wheel Diameter
12
Rear Tire Width
11
Rear Wheel Diameter
12
Front Tire (Full Spec)
AT 25 X 8-12
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
AT 25 X 11-2
Front Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Linked Brake System Front to Rear
Standard
Front Suspension Type
Double A-Arm
Front Travel (in/mm)
10 / 254
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load
Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping
No
Front Central Suspension Strut
No
Steering Damper
No
Rear Suspension Type
Independent
Rear Travel (in/mm)
10 / 254
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load
Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping
No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers
2
Steering Type
Manual
Steering Control
Handlebar
Length (ft)
6.75
Width (in/mm)
47.5 / 1206.5
Height (in/mm)
49.3 / 1252.2
Wheelbase (in/mm)
50 / 1270
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
12 / 304.8
Length (ft/ft)
6
Length (ft/in)
9
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)
658 / 298.5
Towing Capacity (lbs/kgs)
1050 / 476.3
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
4.8 / 18.1
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)
0.75
Seat Type
One-Piece
Adjustable
No
Seat Material
Vinyl
Seat Location
Driver
Folding
No
Seat Specifications
Standard
Frame
Steel
Body Material
Plastic
Floor Board Location
Driver
Hand Grips
Standard
Radiator Guard
Yes
Shock Cover
No
Front Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Handlebars
Standard
Front Bumper
Standard
Front Fender Flairs
Standard
Rear Fender Flairs
Standard
Bash Plate (Front/Rear)
Yes / Yes
Digital Instrumentation
Standard
Clock
Standard
Trip Odometer
Standard
Trip Computer
Standard
Speedometer
Standard
Hour Meter
Standard
Warranty (Months)
6
Battery Warranty (Months)
0
Size (in/cm)
2 / 5.1
Tongue Weight (lbs/kgs)
1050 / 476.3
Driveline Type
Selectable 4X2 / 4X4
Number Of Driveline Modes
2
Rear Unlocking Differential
No
Rear Solid Axle
No
Metallic
No
Number Of Saddle Bags
0
Underseat Storage
Standard
Capacity (lbs/kgs)
100 / 45.4
Halogen Headlight (s)
Standard
Headlight (s)
Standard
Light Type
Halogen
User Reviews
2 reviews
  • Powerful and smooth delivery, perfect for taller and stout riders
    By Charles Martin (I am an Owner) on Nov 16, 2012

    This is a very powerful utility ATV that provides a smooth delivery allowing you to get anywhere without a rope or winch. The seat height provides a high center of gravity, but allows for an enormous amount of suspension travel which is extra stiff and nearly impossible to bottom out even pulling ...

    What is quite unique to this ride is its non-progressive steering that is very predictable and works well even going over ruts or fallen trees, it keeps its line very well, but requires a bit of muscle in those hard turns. It will power through even the nastiest terrain with confidence with just pointing at it and going, even lines that other riders will avoid. With any utility quad this size, cornering takes some consideration to safely maneuver. Arctic Cat intentionally made the stance wider for easier high speed cornering.

    This is the ride everyone who gets stuck will be counting on for them to be pulled out by. Even in the deepest mud or snow, it will pull any size quad out with no problem. In its low range transmission setting and 4x4 applied, it'll pull a barn.

    The instrumentation is average but adequate in providing a fuel gauge, speedometer and trip meter.

    This is a well suited ride for every kind of riding but racing, that will make any Arctic Cat owner very happy to park in their garage.

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  • Arctic Cat 500 Manual 4x4 2004
    By Ben Moore (I am an Owner) on Jun 30, 2010

    The Arctic Cat 500 Manual 4x4 is a rugged ATV with plenty of torque. This ATV has exceeded my expectations over the past 6 years. Although it is a bit pricy, the ride is as comfortable and smooth as a car and it is powerful enough to pull a small disc with ease. With additional racks, there is ...

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