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2023 Defender XT HD9 in Mossy Oak Break-Up Country Camo

The 2023 Defender XT is equipped to get the job done!  Full exterior protection and 4,500 lbs factory-installed winch plus choice accessories from bumper to bumper, the Defender XT is ready when you are.

There’s a perfect Can-Am Defender for every rider and every style of Off-Road Livin’, from basic utility to higher performance.  See your Can-Am Off-Road Experts at Centre PowerSports & Marine in Sauk Centre, MN located between Alexandria, MN and St. Cloud, MN.



  • Brake holding mechanism
  • VERSA-PRO bolster bench seat with reinforced XT seat skin and adjustable driver seat
  • 4,500-lb (2,014 kg) winch
  • XT front bumper
  • Full hard roof
  • HMWPE full skid plate


  • 62 in. wide
  • 83 in. wheelbase
  • 11 in. of ground clearance
  • Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)
  • ECO™/ECO™ Off / Work modes
  • 2,500 lb towing capacity
  • Multifunction cargo box
  • 4.5 in. digital display


Brand Model Year Condition


Model Name

Defender XT HD9

Model Year





Mossy Oak Break-Up Country Camo

Can-Am Off Road Engine Specs
Can-Am Off Road Engine Type

65 hp / 59 lb-ft , Rotax® 976 cc, V-twin, liquid-cooled

Can-Am Off Road Engine Fuel Delivery System

Intelligent Throttle Control (iTC™️) with Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)

Can-Am Off Road Engine Transmission

PRO-TORQ CVT Transmission with Quick Response System (QRS), high-airflow ventilation and Electronic Drive Belt Protection Extra L/H/N/R/P

Can-Am Off Road Engine Drive Train

Selectable Turf Mode/2WD/4WD with Visco-Lok† QE auto-locking front differential

Can-Am Off Road Engine Driving Assistance

ECO / ECO Off / Work modes | Electronic Hill Descent Control

Can-Am Off Road Engine Power Steering

Dynamic Power Steering (DPS)

Can-Am Off Road Suspensions
Can-Am Off Road Front Shocks

Twin tube gas charged shocks

Can-Am Off Road Front Suspension

Double A-arm/10 in. (25.4 cm) travel

Can-Am Off Road Rear Shocks

Twin tube gas charged shocks

Can-Am Off Road Rear Suspension

TTA with external sway bar/10 in. (25.4 cm) travel

Can-Am Off Road Tires/Wheels
Can-Am Off Road Front Tires

XPS Trail Force 27 x 9 x 14 in.

Can-Am Off Road Rear Tires

XPS Trail Force 27 x 11 x 14 in

Can-Am Off Road Wheels

14-in. (35.6 cm) cast-aluminum


Front brakes: Dual 220 mm ventilated disc brakes with hydraulic twin-piston calipers | Rear brakes: Dual 220 mm ventilated disc brakes with hydraulic single-piston calipers

Can-Am Off Road Dimensions/Capacities
Can-Am Off Road LxWxH

125.7 x 62 x 78 in.

Can-Am Off Road Wheelbase

83 in. (211.5 cm)

Can-Am Off Road Ground Clearance

11 in. (27.9 cm)

Can-Am Off Road Estimated Dry Weight

1,606 lb

Can-Am Off Road Cage

Profiled cage / ROPS approved

Can-Am Off Road Cargo Box Dimensions

38 x 54.5 x 12 in. (96.5 x 138.4 x 30.5 cm)

Can-Am Off Road Cargo Box Capacity

1,000 lb (454 kg) / California only: 600 lb (272.2 kg)

Can-Am Off Road Tailgate Load Capacity

250 lb (113.4 kg)

Can-Am Off Road Storage Capacity

Total: 16.2 gal (61.3 L) Under dash: 6 gal (22.8 L) Waterproof and removable box under passenger seat: 5.6 gal (21 L) Dash: 2 gal (7.7 L) | Water-resistant and removable toolbox: 1.7 gal (6.3 L) Armrests and cup holders: 0.9 gal (3.5 L)

Can-Am Off Road Towing Capacity

2,500 lb (1134 kg)

Can-Am Off Road Payload Capacity

1,500 lb (680 kg)

Can-Am Off Road Fuel Capacity

10.6 gal (40 L)

Can-Am Off Road Person Capacity


Can-Am Off Road Features
Can-Am Off Road Gauge

4.5 in. (11.4 cm) wide digital display with keypad: Speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip and hour meters, fuel, gear position, ECO / ECO Off | Work modes, seat belt, diagnostics, clock, battery voltage, engine temperature

Can-Am Off Road Battery

12 V (30 amp/h)

Can-Am Off Road Magneto

650 W

Can-Am Off Road Instrumentation

Lighter type DC outlets in the console (20-A) and two USB port in the dash storage

Can-Am Off Road Lighting

140-W lighting output from four 35-W reflectors ensuring a wide visiblity and LED tail lights

Can-Am Off Road Winch

4,500-lb (2,041 kg) winch with roller fairlead

Can-Am Off Road Seat

VERSA-PRO bench seat with passenger seats flipping up, adjustable driver seat, underside hooks, reinforced XT seat skin and contoured bench to improve entrance/exit of the cab

Can-Am Off Road Steering Wheel

Adjustable tilt steering

Can-Am Off Road Protection

XT front bumper, HMWPE full skid plate, full hard roof

Can-Am Off Road Hitch Type

2-in. hitch receiver

Can-Am Off Road Warranty
Can-Am Factory Warranty

1-year limited warranty


Contact Centre PowerSports for Warranty Information on 2023 DEFENDER XT™ HD9


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