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2008 Arctic Cat 400 4x4 Automatic ATV Info


2008 Arctic Cat 400 4x4 Utility ATV

2008 Arctic Cat 400 4x4 Utility ATV

New for 2008 Arctic Cat 400 4x4 Automatic ATV

  • Improved forward/reverse shifting for positive engagement
  • EPA emissions approved gas tank and gas lines
  • SpeedRacks with multiple quick-attach accessory options
  • Redesigned front bumper with new plastic fascia
  • Improved wire routing through steering post and frame
  • Available in Lime Green, Red, and Dark Green

2008 Arctic Cat 400 4x4 Automatic ATV Overview

The 2008 Arctic Cat 400 4x4 Auto is the lowest priced ATV in the Arctic Cat line-up with 2WD/4WD with front differential lock. This macho, rugged machine can perform any task asked of it and still want to go hunting, fishing, or camping.

The 2008 Arctic Cat 400 4x4 Automatic is powered by a torquey 376 cc, air/oil cooled four-stroke engine with temperature-controlled fan and Auto Electronic Choke for simple “one touch” starting. The fully independent, double A-arm front suspension eats up gnarly terrain and like the rear suspension features preload-adjustable shocks.

This best-in-class 2008 Arctic Cat 400 4x4 is equipped with redesigned slimline SpeedRack featuring smaller diameter tubing to reduce weight while the contoured shape and accessory attachment mounts lower the height of the rack. The 400 also receives a full-lock front differential (with a convenient handlebar-mounted lever), floating brake calipers, a redesigned hydraulic foot brake system with remote fluid reservoir, and a heavy-duty rear axle.

Other premium features include a 2-inch “automotive-style” receiver hitch, handlebar-mounted electronic 2WD/4WD switch for quick shifts, 25-in. Goodyear Rawhide RS tires, and large 6.5-gallon gas tank. And there is the best-in-class 12” ground clearance, rack capacity (100 lbs front/200 lbs rear), and 10” of suspension travel.

Adding convenience to the 2008 Arctic Cat 400 4x4 Auto are features like Start-In-Gear, zero-maintenance suspension bushings and sealed driveshafts, a full-length plastic skid plate that glides over rough terrain with single-lever, hand-operated hydraulic disc brakes (front and rear), and a digital instrument pod with 14 indicators such as speed, odometer, dual trip meters, hour meter, clock, and fuel level.

No matter where you ride or why you own an ATV, the 2008 Arctic Cat 400 4x4 Automatic can be custom tailored to meet every demand. Arctic Cat – More To Go On.

2008 Arctic Cat 400 4x4 Automatic ATV Key Features

  • Digital Instrument Pod - Instrument pod displays 10 or more critical operation information indicators including: clock/hour meter, mode button, set/reset button, odometer/trip meter, gear position, speedometer, drive select, high beam, battery condition, temperature and oil pressure.
  • Protection and Low-Maintenance - New fenders have narrow design for tighter woods riding while still maintaining water and mud protection as well as good looks, a high-density injection-molded skid plate doesn’t rip or rust, the 366 is outfitted with Zero-maintenance suspension bushings, sealed drive shafts (front and rear), and constant-velocity (CV) joints
  • Engine Side Covers - Easily removable engine covers diffuse sound while creating a clean appearance to the engine compartment.
  • Quick Access Panel - Removal of the front access panel allows easy access to the fuses, which is conveniently located under the panel
  • Standard Tools - Seat latch allows for easy installation and removal to gain access to the organized tools underneath the seat
  • Large Gas Tank Capacity - 6.5 gallon gas tank extends your riding pleasure, while being located towards the rear of the machine creates a lower center of gravity
  • Gearing - 3.1 Gears in the front and rear gear cases help to increase low end torque
  • Winches - Winch mount available as an accessory; easy winch and winch solenoid plate. Winch wiring installation time is greatly reduced due to the location of the winch components
  • Tires - The new Maxxis tire has been specifically designed for the 366 (24x8-12 front, 24x10-12 rear) for improved traction, durability and ride handling.

2008 Arctic Cat 400 4x4 Automatic ATV Engine:

  • 376 cc 4-stroke, single-cylinder, air/oil cooled engine
  • 34 mm Keihin carburetor with electronic automatic choke
  • Air/Oil cooling system with high-capacity oil cooler and thermostatically-controlled cooling fan
    provides consistent engine operating temperatures
  • Duramatic automatic transmission with long-life maintenance-free belt

2008 Arctic Cat 400 4x4 Automatic ATV Chassis/Suspension:

  • Industry Leading Ground Clearance - 12” of ground clearance enhances the ability to navigate through mud or over large rocks, logs, and other objects encountered in rough terrain
  • Adjustable Preload Shocks - Set the spring preload (5 rear positions, 5 front positions) on the shocks to tailor the ride to
    individual riding styles, terrains, and loads
  • On-The-Fly Electric Shift 2WD to 4WD with Front Locking Differential - Full-lock front differential transfers engine torque to both front wheels when selected for
    added traction with a flip of the switch. 2WD/4WD switch is located on right-side handlebar for
    quick, convenient shifting in and out of four wheel drive
  • Large Capacity SpeedRacks - Industry leading weight capacity and overall cargo carrying surface area allows 100 lb carrying
    capacity on the front rack and 200 lbs on the rear
  • SpeedRack Technology
    • Allows very quick installation and removal of a wide variety of Arctic Cat exclusive accessories
    without the need for tools or bloody knuckles
    • SpeedRack and its accessories add value to the machine and also enhance the efficiency of
    your hunting, fishing, farming, or utility chores
  • 2-Inch “Automotive-Style” Receiver Hitch - This feature allows the consumer to remove the hitch from their 2” automotive receiver and
    install it into the ATV’s receiver hitch
  • Floating Hydraulic Disc Brakes - Low-maintenance, positive stopping power in either dry or wet conditions

About Arctic Cat:
Arctic Cat Inc., based in Thief River Falls, Minn., designs, engineers, manufactures and markets all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and snowmobiles under the Arctic Cat® brand name, as well as related parts, garments and accessories. Its common stock is traded on the Nasdaq National Market under the ticker symbol “ACAT.” More information about Arctic Cat and its products is available on the Internet at

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