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Honda TRX500 Foreman ES EPS

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  Engine & Drivetrain
Smooth power Maximum efficiency

Powerful liquid-cooled 475 cc four-stroke engine is longitudinally mounted, allowing direct driveshaft alignment to both front and rear wheels for maximum drivetrain efficiency.

Compact engine

Overhead-valve design provides compact engine dimensions for improved ground clearance while maintaining a broad, easy-to-use powerband.

Reduced vibration
Rubber-cushion engine mounting and gear-driven counter-balancer reduce vibration.

Easy start

Convenient electric starting, with an automatic internal-decompression system, gets you going quickly and easily.

Fuel efficient

Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) system improves power delivery and throttle response, and increases fuel efficiency for extended range.

Excellent drivability

Super-heavy-duty automatic clutch with low-rpm engagement for excellent drivability and towing capacity.

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Trail ready

2WD/4WD system offers three drive modes: 2WD; 4WD with torque-sensing front differential; and 4WD with locked front differential to optimize traction. The system also features a Speed Override mode that can be engaged when the front differential is locked, which allows increased wheel speed under severe conditions, such as deep mud.

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Smooth shifting

Five-speed transmission with ultra-low first gear features Honda's exclusive Electric Shift Program (ESP) for easy shifts with the touch of handlebar-mounted buttons.

Powerful output

Powerful AC generator has generous capacity with 481 watts of output.

  Chassis & Suspension

Strong and lightweight

Durable double-cradle steel frame developed with Computer Aided Engineering is both rigid and lightweight for precise handling and a smoother ride.

Smooth power Great control

Front and rear suspension both offer 185 mm (7.3 in.) of travel for a plush and controlled ride. Adjustable spring preload on all shocks allows suspension to be tuned to match varying loads and riding conditions.

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Durable design

Enclosed-axle swingarm offers optimized stiffness for improved toughness and excellent handling performance..
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High quality
Sealed steering-knuckle bearings improve performance with durable, tear-resistant Plastic CV joint boots.

Superb comfort

Rubber swingarm pivot bushings provide excellent low-speed ride comfort and increased durability.

Optimal ground clearance

Generous ground clearance of 191 mm (7.5 in.) allows you to ride over rugged terrain with ease.

Impressive power steering

Electric Power Steering (EPS) reduces steering effort for enhanced manoeuvrability and decreases kickback for improved all-around steering action.

Stopping power

Rear drum brake is located inside the right rear wheel for improved durability and increased ground clearance. Dual front hydraulic disc brakes with large 190 mm rotors provide strong and consistent stopping power.

  Additional Features
Protective bodywork

Durable bodywork provides excellent mud and debris protection.

Strong visibility

Twin-headlight system features 35-watt headlights with focused light distribution for improved visibility after dark. Top assist light operates independently of front headlights so it can be turned off while carrying a load on the front carrier.

Easy maintenance

One-piece tank/side cover allows easy access for maintenance with no tools required. The fuel pump derived from Honda automobile technology is mounted in the fuel tank for better heat isolation and increased filter life.

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Intuitive display
Full-function instrumentation gives the dash a modern look while providing information at a glance. There’s even a Maintenance Minder system that notifies when it’s time for service.
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Superior comfort
Seat padding is both thick and soft for excellent comfort.

Added protection

Full-length synthetic lower skidplate with integrated front brush guard protects against damage from rocks, sticks and other obstacles.

Smooth power Versatile towing ability

Load capacity for front and rear carriers is 40 kg (88 lbs.) and 80 kg (176 lbs.) respectively. The heavy-duty trailer hitch has a 385 kg (848 lbs.) towing capacity.


A host of optional accessories allow you to tailor your TRX500 to your needs.


TRX500 Foreman ES EPS
Sale Type
Engine Size
475 cc
Front: 25 x 8 - 12 Rear: 25 x 10 - 12
Seat Height
869 mm (34.2 in.)
1,268 mm (49.9 in.)
Final Drive
2WD/4WD; direct front and rear driveshafts with switchable 2WD/4WD and torque-sensing/locking front differential
Engine Type
Liquid-cooled longitudinally mounted single-cylinder 4-stroke
Bore & Stroke
92 mm x 71.5 mm
Compression Ratio
Valve Train
OHV, 2 valves
Fuel Delivery
PGM-FI electronic fuel injection
Front Suspension
Independent double-wishbone with adjustable hydraulic shocks; 185 mm (7.3 in.) travel
Rear Suspension
Swingarm with single adjustable hydraulic shock; 185 mm (7.3 in.) travel
Fuel Capacity
14.7 litres, including 4.9-litre reserve
Curb Weight
294 kg (648 lbs.) including required fluids and full tank of gas - ready to ride
Front: dual 190 mm hydraulic discs Rear: 160 mm sealed mechanical drum
2,103 mm (82.8 in.)
1,205 mm (47.4 in.)
Curb Weight
294 kg (648 lbs.) including required fluids and full tank of gas - ready to ride