Front Adjustable Suspension
Rear Adjustable Suspension
Electric Power Steering (EPS)
Electric Shift Program (ESP)
Semi-Dry-Sump Engine Design
Longitudinal Engine Layout
Hondamatic Transmission
Triple Headlights
Accessory Power Outlet
Towing Capacity


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The Hondamatic: Honda Magic.

The Hondamatic unit at the heart of the Rubicon is a unique, continuously variable automatic transmission that does the shifting for you—or, at your option, lets you choose powertrain ratios with the flick of a thumb. The Rubicon’s torque-tuned engine spins a sophisticated variable-ratio hydraulic pump, delivering power to the wheels in a seamless rush that’ll have you wondering how—or why—you ever rode without it. Just one more example of how Honda’s human engineering gives you just what you want—exactly the way you want it.

  • 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.
  • Hondamatic Transmission

    • The Hondamatic is the smoothest ATV transmission you'll ever experience
    • Smooth power means better traction and control in tough conditions like mud and snow.
  • Shaft Final Drive

    • Honda's fully sealed front and rear driveshafts are super-strong and virtually maintenance free.
    • The driveshafts sit inline with the engine's crankshaft, just like your full-sized pickup truck's.
  • Electric Power Steering (EPS)

    • Electric Power Steering (EPS) is both speed- and torque-sensitive.
    • In addition to reducing steering effort, EPS also reduces kickback through the handlebar.
  • Longitudinal Engine Layout

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* MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $310.00 destination charge and dealer-installed options. Dealer prices may vary.