2003 Bombardier Quest 500 4x4 - Lineup

Jan. 01, 2003 By ORC STAFF
The Quest™ 500 4x4 is powered by a 498cc 4-Tec CVT Rotax® engine and the exclusive full-time 4WD Visco-Lok† optimized-traction system. This model features many of the same design and comfort innovations as the Quest 650. MSRP : $6,199 / $6,599 (Camo) Technical Specifications
Manufacturer Rotax®
Type 4-stroke, 1 cylinder, 4 valves with hydraulic lifters, 1 spark plug (coil over spark plug), single overhead cam
Displacement 498 cc
Torque @ rpm 40 Nm @ 7000 rpm
Starter Electric start with auxiliary recoil in option
Lubrication Wet sump
Decompressor Automatic
Carburator Mikuni BSR42
Electrical output - ACG 400 W range - DENSO
Type Liquid cooled
Radiator Large/rear-mounted
Ethylene-glycol / water concentration 50/50
Transmission Dual range (hi-low) with park, neutral & reverse

(Limited speed of vehicle in reverse)
Clutch type Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
Front differential Shaft driven / single auto-lock differential (pump driven)
Rear axle Shaft driven / solid axle
Overall height 45 in. (1143 mm)
Overall length 81.5 in. (2071 mm)
Overall width 47 in. (1194 mm)
Wheel base 51 in. (1296 mm)
Wheel track - front 39 in. (992 mm)
Wheel track - rear 37 in. (940 mm)
Turning radius 84 in. (2130 mm)
Fuel tank 5.8 US gal. (21.8 L)
Front tires 25 x 8 x 12 in. (635 x 203 x 305 mm)
Rear tires 25 x 11 x 12 in. (635 x 280 x 305 mm)
Front wheels 12 in. diam. x 6.5 in. wide (305 x 165 mm)
Rear wheels 12 in. diam. x 8 in. wide (305 x 203 mm)
Front & under engine 9.6 in. (244 mm)
Rear axle 7.4 in. (188 mm)
Front rack 90 lbs (40 kg)
Rear rack 175 lbs (80 kg)
Front storage tray 8 US gal. (30 L)
Console 11 lbs (5 kg)
Side boxes  
Rear cargo box  
Total vehicle load allowed 485 lbs (220 kg)
Towing capacity 1100 lbs (500 kg)
Dry vehicle weight 745 lbs (338 kg)
GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating) 1200 lbs (545 kg)
Front suspension type Independent suspension - single A-arm
Front suspension travel 7 in. (178 mm)
Rear suspension type Rigid swing-arm
Rear suspension travel 7.5 in. (190.5 mm)
Handlebar control L.H. Rear wheels brake (mechanical cable / hydraulic)

R.H. Front wheels brake
Foot control Rear wheels brake
Front brake type/qty 2 drilled hydraulic discs
Rear brake type/qty 1 drilled hydraulic disc
Parking device Side handlebar control (mechanical) and sub-transmission park
Gauge Trip odometer, speedometer (accurate low range)
Fuel gauge Mechanical type
Pilot lamps Reverse-Neutral

Oil pressure / water temperature (with different codes)

High beam
DC outlets Lighter type in console (cellular phone use)

Standard connector at the back (15 A)
Rack Front and rear
LIGHTING On-Off switch combined with ignition key
Front 2 fender-mounted headlamps (30 W), 2 mudguard-mounted amber reflectors
Rear 1 trail/brake light, 2 mudguard-mounted red reflectors
Battery 12 V, 19 Ah (20 Ah optional)
  • Contact Information

To find your nearest authorized Bombardier® ATV dealer:
Visit the Bombardier Recreational Products Dealer Locator
or call: 1-877-4-my-ride (1-877-469-7433)

For Customer Assistance, call :
715-848-4957 U.S.A.
819-566-3366 Canada

For more information, contact via email:


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