Textron Off Road Alterra 500

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Powerful and efficient, the 443cc single-cylinder closed-loop EFI Engine and Duramatic™ automatic transmission on the Alterra 500 are ready to take on the day.

Suspension & Handling

  • 7-inch suspension travel
  • 10-inch ground clearance
  • On-the-fly 2/4WD

Driver Experience

  • Full-length composite floorboards for better traction 
  • Low seat height for increased rider comfort and control
  • Digital gauge for quick read controls

Hauling & Storage

A rear 2-inch receiver hitch, 75-lb capacity front track and 150-lb capacity rear rack has your basic hauling needs covered.


  • Tubular steel frame
  • Six-month warranty
  • Advanced, aggressive durability testing
  • Backed by the power of Textron, a Fortune 250 company


  • Full line of custom accessories
  • Factory-built for perfect fit


Model Alterra 500
Engine & Drive-train 
Battery Single 12V Starter
Engine Type Liquid-Cooled, 4-Stroke Single Overhead Cam, Gas Engine
Displacement 443cc
Drive Train Duramatic CVT
Drive System 2/4WD, Electric Shift
Fuel System Closed Loop EFI
Gear Selection Duramatic H,L,N,R,P
Front Differential 2/4 Differential with Electronic Actuator
Rear Differential Rear Gear Case
Total Capacity 450 lb (204.1 kg)
Front Rack 75 lb (34 kg)
Rear Rack 150 lb (68 kg)
Towing Capacity 1050 lb (476 kg)
Steering & Suspension 
Front Suspension Double A-Arm with 7 in (18 cm) Travel
Rear Suspension Double A-Arm with 7 in (18 cm) Travel
Brake System Single Lever, 4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc
Foot Brake Hydraulic Rear
Parking Brake Lockable Hand Lever
Front Tires 25 x 8-12, Kenda Pathfinders
Rear Tires 25 x 10-12, Kenda Pathfinders
Wheels Stamped Steel
Overall Length 83.3 in (212 cm)
Overall Width 44.5 in (46 cm)
Overall Height 46 in (117 cm)
Overall Weight 613 lb (278 kg) (Dry) | 650 lb (158.8 kg) (Curb)
Wheel Base 48 in (122 cm)
Ground Clearance 10 in (25 cm)
Fuel Capacity 4.3 Gal. (16 L)
Hitch Standard/2-inch Receiver
Color Options & Frame 
Frame Tubular Steel Frame
Skid Plate Standard
Standard Colors Red or Green