2017 ALTERRA 300


Ages 16+


  • DUAL A-ARM FRONT SUSPENSION AND SWINGARM-STYLE REAR SUSPENSION: A fully independent front suspension with adjustable shocks provides 10 inches of ground clearance and 5 inches of front and back travel.
  • 300 4-STROKE ENGINE: Reliable and consistent. The 270cc, SOHC, liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine has been a staple the Arctic Cat® lineup for years. With a backup fan for consistent cooling, you’ll be sure to enjoy it for many more years.
  • DIGITAL GAUGE: The digital gauge features large critical operation information indicators: clock/hour meter, fuel level, mode button, set-reset button, odometer, gear position lights, speedometer and high-beam light.
  • WORKING HEADLIGHTS & TAILLIGHTS: Sunset doesn’t mean the fun needs to stop. This machine lets you see and be seen – with working headlights and taillights that keep you running safe.
  • KENDA PATHFINDER TIRES WITH POWDER-COATED STEEL WHEELS: Directional and widely spaced lugs provide a smooth ride and the grip you want when spending the day on the trails.
  • FRONT AND REAR IMPACT-RESISTANT RACKS: Strong and durable. These impact-resistant racks are rated for 50 lbs. carrying capacity on the front and 100 lbs. on the rear.

General Information

Manufacturer Arctic Cat
Model Year 2017
Model Alterra 300
Model Code A2017KAF2BUSR
Color Red


Brakes Front and rear - Hydraulic disc

Front - Kenda Pathfinder 22 x 7-10

Rear - Kenda Pathfinder 22 x 10-10

Wheels Powder-coated steel


Length Overall - 73.6 in. (186.9 cm)
Height Overall - 44 in. (111.8 cm)
Width Overall - 41.4 in. (105.2 cm)
Weight Dry - 477 lbs. (216.4 kg)
Ground Clearance 10.2 in. (25.9 cm)
Wheelbase 46.4 in. (117.9 cm)


Transmission Automatic CVT with EBS Hi / Lo range, neutral and reverse
Drive System 2x4
Drive 2WD


Alternator 12.5 amps
Instrumentation Digital


Engine SOHC, 4-stroke, 4-valve
Displacement 270 cc
Bore x Stroke 72.7 x 65.2 mm
Fuel Capacity 4.3 gal. (16.3 l)
Cooling Liquid with fan



Front - Double A-arm; 5 in. (12.7 cm) travel

Rear - Swingarm; 5 in. (12.7 cm) travel

Shocks - Coil-over

Load Capacity

Front Rack - 50 lbs. (22.7 kg)

Rear Rack - 100 lbs. (45.4 kg)

Towing Capacity

500 lbs. (226.8 kg)

Hitch type - Flat plate with hole


Additional Colors Green
Lighting Dual halogen headlights / dual rear taillight

2017 Arctic Cat Alterra 300