Can-Am Defender Quick Guide

The Can-Am Defender model line is one of the most versatile in the utility side by side segment. Our Quick Guide is designed to help you sort through all the model offerings to find the best fit for your needs.

2019 Can-Am Defender Models 


Defender Base Model - HD5 $9,999 - HD8 $11,499


  • Can-Am Defender HD5 single cylinder Rotax engine delivering 38-hp
  • Rotax HD8 V-Twin delivers 50 hp and 50 lb-ft torque 
  • Lockable rear differential and Visco-Lok auto-locking front differential
  • 12-in. steel wheels with 27-in. Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 tires
  • VERSA-PRO bench seat
  • Central HMW skid plate
  • Multifunction digital gauge

2019 Defender specs



Defender DPS - HD5 $11,399 - HD8 $13,399 -  
HD10 $15,399

  • The Defender DPS offers three engine options:
    Defender HD5 single cylinder Rotax engine delivering 38-hp
    Rotax HD8 V-Twin delivers 50 hp and 50 lb-ft torque
    72-hp Rotax HD10 V-Twin offers 61 lb-ft torque and peak torque at lower RPM
  • Dynamic Power Steering (DPS) is tuned for utility while returning responsiveness for recreational riding. DPS improves steering feel in slow-speed working situations and in more technical terrain. It's also designed to offer less assistance at high speeds and more assistance at low speeds.
  • 14-in (35.6 cm) black cast-aluminium wheels with 27-in Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 tires for HD8 and HD10 models and 12-in cast-aluminium wheels with 25-in Maxxis tires for HD5 models.

Defender XT - HD8 $15,799 - HD10 $18,099

  • Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)
  • Lockable rear differential and Visco-Lok QE auto-locking front differential
  • 14-in. cast-aluminum wheels with 27-in. Maxxis Bighorn 2.0† tires
  • VERSA-PRO bench seat with reinforced XT seat skin and adjustable driver seat
  • Full HMW skid plate
  • Multifunction analog / digital gauge
  • Mossy Oak Break-Up Country Camo water dipped option
  • ECO / Work / Normal driving modes
  • 4,500-lb winch
  • XT front bumper
  • Full hard roof

2019 Defender XT specs



Defender XT Cab - HD8 $21,699 - HD10 $23,799

  • Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)
  • Lockable rear differential and Visco-Lok
  • QE auto-locking front differential
  • 14-in. cast-aluminum wheels with
  • 27-in. Maxxis Bighorn 2.0† tires
  • VERSA-PRO bench seat with reinforced XT seat skin and adjustable driver seat
  • Full HMW skid plate
  • Multifunction analog / digital gauge
  • Mossy Oak Break-Up Country Camo water dipped option
  • ECO / Work / Normal driving modes
  • 4,500-lb winch
  • XT front bumper
  • Full hard roof with liner and interior dome light
  • Full cab enclosure with full glass windshield, wiper/washer kit, full doors with electric windows and a sliding rear glass
  • Integrated heater kit
  • Arched front A-arms

2019 Defender XT Cab specs



Defender Mossy Oak Hunting Edition - $19,899

  • Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)
  • Lockable rear differential and Visco-Lok
  • QE auto-locking front differential
  • 14-in. cast-aluminum wheels with 27-in. Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 tires
  • VERSA-PRO bench seat featuring reinforced vinyl with two-tones stitching and adjustable driver seat
  • Full HMW underboby skid plate with front aluminum pre-runner skid plate
  • Multifunction analog / digital gauge
  • Mossy Oak Break-Up Country Camo water dipped coloration
  • ECO / Work / Normal driving modes
  • 4,500-lb winch
  • Heavy-duty front steel bumper
  • Full hard roof
  • Half windshield
  • Headache rack with LinkQ quick-attach system
  • Double Kolpin Stronghold Gun Boots
  • Impact & tool holders
  • Side mirror and portable RAM LED spotlight
  • Aluminum rock sliders

2019 Defender Hunting Edition Specs



Defender XT-P - $19,099

  • Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)
  • Lockable rear differential and lockable front differential with exclusive Smart-Lok technology
  • 14-in. cast-aluminum wheels with 27-in. Maxxis Bighorn 2.0† tires
  • Full HMW skid plate
  • Multifunction analog / digital gauge
  • ECO / Work / Normal driving modes
  • Heavy-duty front steel bumper
  • Aluminum rock sliders
  • Front and rear FOX 2.0 PODIUM shocks
  • Central mirror

2019 Defender XT-P Specs



Can-Am Defender X MR - $19,499

  • Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)
  • 14-in.  cast-aluminum with machined finish wheels and 30-in.  ITP Cryptid tires
  • Lockable rear differential and lockable front differential with exclusive Smart-Lok technology
  • VERSA-PRO bench seat with bolster seats for additional lateral support, reinforced seat skin featuring X package trims and adjustable driver seat
  • Full HMW skid plate
  • Multifunction analog / digital
  • Mossy Oak Break-Up Country Camo water dipped coloration
  • Strategically positioned engine air intake and CVT inlet / outlet
  • Arched front and rear suspension arms
  • ECO™ / Work / Normal driving modes
  • Heavy-duty front steel bumper
  • Relocated 4,500-lb winch with synthetic rope
  • Aluminum rock sliders
  • Mudguards

2019 Defender X MR Specs



As you can see, the Can-Am Defender model line up for 2019 has something for just about everyone. Any questions or comments? Just let us know in the section below.

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