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2009 Honda Big Red

honda-big-redYou’ve seen the other side-by-side off-road vehicles out there. Now get ready to experience the only one good enough to be called a Honda. Introducing Big Red, the Multi-purpose Utility Vehicle (MUV). With a powerful liquid-cooled engine, an innovative automatic transmission and a degree of sophistication that puts any other side-by-side out to pasture, Big Red is ready to get to work or help you have fun. And because it’s a Honda, you know this is a vehicle you can count on for years.

Fuel Injected Engine
Some of Big Red’s features are easy to see and understand. Like its 675cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, longitudinally mounted engine. Or its revolutionary Honda Automatic Transmission. Or its selectable two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. Others are more subtle, like the adjustable, cushion-mounted seat for superior, day-long comfort. Or the wide track for superior off-road handling. One thing’s for sure, though: Once you’ve experienced how Honda can build an MUV, no other side-by-side will do.

Honda Automatic Transmission
This is one of Big Red’s best features—the Honda Automatic Transmission. It features a heavy-duty torque converter instead of a drive belt, which means Big Red offers superior durability. The design makes it impervious to water-induced slippage from stream crossings and mud, too.



Engine Type: 675cc liquid-cooled OHV single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore And Stroke: 102.0mm x 82.6mm
Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
Induction: Electronic fuel injection (PGM-FI): 40mm throttle body
Ignition: CD with electronic advance
Starter: Electric

Drive Train

Clutch: Automatic
Transmission: Automotive-style with hydraulic torque converter, three forward gears and Reverse and three drive modes are 2WD, 4WD and 4WD with all-wheel differential lock
Driveline: Direct front and rear driveshafts

Chassis, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension: Independent double-wishbone; 5.9-inch travel
Rear Suspension: Independent double-wishbone; 7.1-inch travel
Front Brake: 200mm hydraulic disc with 51.1mm caliper
Rear Brake: 200mm hydraulic disc with 30.3mm caliper
Front Tires: 25 x 10-12 bias
Rear Tires: 25 x 10-12 bias


Length: 114.7 inches
Width: 64.0 inches
Height: 76.9 inches
Wheelbase: 75.7 inches
Seat Height: 34.0 inches
Bed Length Inside: 33.0 inches
Bed Width Inside: 53.0 inches
Bed Weight Capacity: 500 lbs
Towing Capacity: 1200 lbs
Ground Clearance: 10.3 inches
Turning Radius: 13.8 feet
Curb Weight: 1,431 pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and a full tank of fuel—ready to ride)
Fuel Capacity: 7.9 Gallons, including 1.5-gallon reserve


NOTE: Recommended for Drivers 16 years of age and older. Honda recommends that all MUV drivers read the owner’s manual thoroughly.
Available Colors: Red, Natural Gear™ Camouflage
Model Id: MUV700

Factory Warranty Info

Duration: 1 year
Description: Transferable, unlimited mileage limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan

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