2009 Honda FourTrax Foreman: Options and Specs

Sep. 15, 2009 By Press Release

Honda Foreman ATVTo build a great workhorse ATV, we start with the heart

The FourTrax Foreman 4x4 is built around our strong, single-cylinder, 475cc longitudinal engine. By orienting the crankshaft front-to-back in the chassis, we route the flow of power straight to the wheels without any right-angle detours, reducing power-train friction and putting more grunt to the ground.

Hey, it’s a Honda. You wouldn’t expect anything less.


Specgroup: Engine -
Engine Type 475cc air-cooled OHV longitudinally mounted single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore And Stroke 92mm x 71.5mm
Compression Ratio 8.5:1
Induction 36mm constant velocity carburetor
Ignition CD with electronic advance
Starter Electric with auxiliary recoil

Drive Train

Specgroup: Drive Train -
Clutch Automatic
Transmission Five-speed with Reverse
Driveline Direct front and rear driveshafts with Traxlok and torque-sensitive front differential

Chassis / Suspension / Brakes

Specgroup: Chassis / Suspension / Brakes -
Front Suspension Independent double-wishbone; 6.7 inches of travel
Rear Suspension Swingarm with dual shocks; 6.7 inches of travel
Front Brakes Dual hydraulic 180mm discs
Rear Brakes Sealed 180mm mechanical drum
Front Tires 25 x 8-12
Rear Tires 25 x 10-12


Specgroup: Dimensions -
Length 83.0 inches
Width 46.8 inches
Height 46.5 inches
Wheelbase 50.7 inches
Seat Height 33.9 inches
Ground Clearance 7.5 inches
Curb Weight 620 pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and a full tank of fuel—ready to ride)
Fuel Capacity 4.1 gallons, including 0.7-gallon reserve


Specgroup: Other -
Note No operator under age 16. Honda recommends that all ATV riders take a training course and read their owner's manual thoroughly.
Emissions Meets current EPA and CARB off-road emissions standards.
Available Colors Red, Olive, Black, Camo
Model Id TRX500FM

Factory Warranty Information

Specgroup: Factory Warranty Information -
Duration 1 year
Description Transferable, unlimited mileage limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.

Whether you've got the back 40 to work or a trophy buck to bag, the Foreman 4x4 is a tough machine to beat, with class-leading features like a beefy 475cc engine, TraxLok®® selectable 2WD/4WD, and sporty SUV-like styling. From there, this workhorse only gets more capable, adding performance options such as Honda’s revolutionary Electric Power Steering (EPS)—the smartest, most innovative power steering you’ll ever experience on an ATV—and push-button Electric Shift Program. You can choose a Foreman with one—or both!—of these amazing features and, best of all, ride away knowing that your work just got that much easier. And your play that much more enjoyable.play that much more enjoyable.

FourTrax Foreman 4x4 - MSRP $6,799

Honda's workhorse ATV is also a real thoroughbred. Its tough-as-nails 475cc longitudinal Honda engine delivers tons of torque year after year.

Features & Options

  • 475cc air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke engine
  • The workhorse of ATV

FourTrax Foreman 4x4 with Power Steering - MSRP $7,199

We took the legendary FourTrax Foreman 4x4, and added Honda’s ingenious Electric Power Steering (EPS) system. Honda’s EPS takes all the effort out of long work days, whether you’re challenging a muddy backwoods logging road, endless Baja sand whoops, a Sierra boulder field or mile-long side hills.

Features & Options

  • 475cc air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke engine
  • Electric Power Steering (EPS) system

FourTrax Foreman 4x4 ES - MSRP $6,999

Our species has opposable thumbs for a reason—to use Honda’s breakthrough Electric Shift Program (ESP) technology, of course. While others are fumbling to shift with bulky mud-covered boots, you’ll get the job done with just a flick of your thumb.
Features & Options

  • 475cc air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke engine
  • Electric Shift Program

FourTrax Foreman 4x4 ES with Power Steering - MSRP $7,399

To do the best job, you need the best tools. Combine Honda’s breakthrough Electric Power Steering and Electric Shift Program (EPS) with the rugged FourTrax Foreman 4x4 chassis and powerful 500-class longitudinal engine, and you've got a workhorse that ready to go almost anywhere and accomplish almost anything. Hey, it’s a Honda. What else would you expect?
Features & Options

  • 475cc air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke engine
  • Electric Power Steering (EPS) system

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