Shaft Final Drive
Longitudinal Engine Layout
Semi-dry-sump Engine Design
Electric Shift Program (ESP)
Uniquely Designed Floorboards
Steel Cargo Racks
LED Taillight and Brakelight


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Just the right package of size, power, and agility.

Like all Honda rec/utility ATVs, the Recon features a strong, longitudinal single-cylinder engine, for a lower center of gravity and reduced friction. It also uses shaft final drive, for mile after mile of reliable, trouble-free operation. Because the Recon is an agile 2-wheel-drive model, light steering and nearly effortless handling are standard equipment. Yes, the Recon is light and compact. But its eager engine makes it surprisingly strong in performance—just what you’d expect from a Honda.

  • Semi-dry-sump engine design

    • Our semi-dry sump design and overhead valve design give you an engine that's shorter from top to bottom.
    • The compact engine both lowers the center of gravity and increases ground clearance.
  • TraxLok®

    • TraxLok is a shift-on-the-fly system that lets you choose between two- and four-wheel drive.
    • Two-wheel drive gives you lighter steering, while four-wheel drive maximizes traction.
  • Shaft Final Drive

  • Electric Shift Program (ESP)

    • Upshifting or downshifting is easy and fast—just push one of two handlebar-mounted buttons.
    • ESP is a huge advantage when riding in heavy boots, or if your boots are covered in mud or snow.
  • Longitudinal Engine Layout