• Arctic Cat’s quality starts with a rugged HSLA robotically welded frame and super-tough body panels. No other OEM offers these features.
  • High-strength tubular steel front and rear racks.
  • Duramatic™ automatic transmission, and Arctic Cat-built H1 engine for superior power.
  • Closed-loop electronic fuel injection means better fuel range and can contribute to longer engine life, and only Arctic Cat® has it.
  • Mechanical on-the-fly 2WD/4WD.
  • Rear 2 in. receiver with 1,050 lb. of towing capacity.


  • 700 H1 4-STROKE ENGINE WITH EFI: The 700 H1 is a 695cc, liquid-cooled single cylinder with EFI. Excellent throttle response provides smooth and consistent acceleration.
  • RIDE-IN SUSPENSION: Double A-arms optimize wheel motion translating into more responsive steering and better cornering. With 11 inches of ground clearance and 10 inches of suspension travel our Ride-In suspension will stare down anything you can put in front of it.
  • REAR 2-INCH RECEIVER: Hooking up to your boat trailer, utility trailer, SPEEDPoint™ attachments or whatever you need to haul doesn’t get much easier with this rugged, 2-inch rear receiver.
  • DIGITAL INDICATOR GAUGE: This no-nonsense indicator light gauge provides the basic information that keeps you in the know. Park, neutral, reverse, temp and engine warning notification lights let you know exactly what the situation is.
  • CARLISLE TRAIL PRO TIRES WITH STEEL WHEELS: Purpose-designed construction makes for a smoother ride and better shock absorption. The non-directional tread pattern provides excellent cornering. The Carlisle® Trail Pro® is lightweight and versatile.
  • FRONT & REAR STEEL RACKS: Rated for 100 lb. carrying capacity on the front and 200 lb. on the back, these high-quality steel racks are made to hold up to the task.

General Information

Manufacturer Arctic Cat
Model Year 2017
Model VLX 700
Model Code A2017IBT4EUSP
Color Black


Brakes Front and rear - Hydraulic disc

Front - Carlisle Trail Pro 25 x 8-12

Rear - Carlisle Trail Pro 25 x 10-12

Wheels Powder-coated steel


Length Overall - 84 in. (215.4 cm)
Height Overall - 48 in. (121.9 cm)
Width Overall - 47.5 in. (120.7 cm)
Weight Dry - 670 lbs. (303 kg)
Ground Clearance 11 in. (27.9 cm)
Wheelbase 50 in. (127 cm)


Transmission Automatic CVT, Hi / Lo range, neutral, reverse and park
Drive System 4x4
Drive Mechanical 2WD/4WD


Alternator Capacity - 28 amps
Instrumentation Iindicator lights showing park, neutral, reverse, engine malfunction


Engine SOHC, 4-stroke, 4-valve with EFI
Displacement 695 cc
Bore x Stroke 102 x 85 mm
Fuel Capacity 5.7 gal. (21.6 l)
Cooling Liquid with fan



Front and rear - Double A-arm

Front and rear travel - 10 in. (25.4 cm)

Shocks - Pre-load adjustable coil-over

Load Capacity

Front rack - 100 lbs. (45.4 kg)

Rear rack - 200 lbs. (90.7 kg)

Towing Capacity

1,050 lbs. (476.3 kg)

Hitch type - Rear 2 in. receiver


Lighting Dual halogen headlights / single rear taillights - brake light

2017 Arctic Cat VLX 700