Alterra 450

Big Performance. Big Value.

Alterra 450

A machine that excels with a price that's tough to beat.


Double A-Arm

Front and Rear Suspension


Towing Capacity





500 Class Engine on an Alterra 450 ATV

500 Class Engine

Arctic Cat’s Alterra 450 packs a punch with the efficient 443cc Single Cylinder, Liquid Cooled, EFI engine.

7-inch Suspension Travel on an Alterra 450 ATV

7-inch Suspension Travel

With 7 Inches of suspension travel, the Alterra 450 navigates even the toughest of bumps with ease.

10-inch Ground Clearance on an Alterra 450 ATV

10-inch Ground Clearance

With 10 inches of ground clearance the Alterra 450 give riders the confidence to tackle any terrain.

On-the-Fly 2WD/4WD

On-the-Fly 2WD/4WD

The Alterra 450 comes with a very easy to use On-the-Fly CVT design that allows you to effortlessly switch between 2WD and 4WD.

Dual A-Arm Front and Rear Suspension on an Alterra 450 ATV

Dual A-Arm Front and Rear Suspension

Dual A-arm suspension on the Alterra 450 allows the suspension to work better by reducing bumps and improving steering.

Front and Rear Steel Racks on an Alterra 450 ATV

Front and Rear Steel Racks

Heavy duty steel racks allow the Alterra 450 to haul over 200 lbs of strapped down cargo on either the front or rear of the machine.

Rear 2-inch Receiver Hitch on an Alterra 450 ATV

Rear 2-inch Receiver Hitch

The 2021 Alterra 450 comes stock with a 2-inch Receiver Hitch making it easy to get right to work.

Digital Gauge on an Alterra 450 ATV

Digital Gauge

The Alterra 450 comes with a digital gauge making it easy to navigate and monitor critical information on the vehicle.

Alpine Kit

Everything you need for your Alterra 450 to be winter-ready.

Alpine Kit

This kit includes:

  • Standard Plow Next Gen
  • VRX Winch Kit
  • Winch Mounting Kit
  • ATV 53in Blade Speedplow
  • Deluxe Handwarmers
60th Anniversary Decal

60th Anniversary Badge

Celebrate 60 years of Arctic Cat with this commemorative badge.

Alterra 450

Alterra 450

Vehicle Specs

Print Specs

Engine & Drivetrain

Alterra 450
Engine Type Liquid Cooled, Single Cylinder
Displacement 433cc
Drive Train CVT
Drive System 2WD/4WD Manual Actuation
Fuel System EFI (Electronic Fuel Injection)
Gear Selection H/L/N/R/P

Steering & Suspension

Alterra 450
Steering Standard
Front Suspension Double A-Arm with 7.5- in. (19 cm) Travel
Rear Suspension Double A-Arm with 7.5- in. (19 cm) Travel
Brake System Dual front hydrualic disk, Single reaer hydualic disc
Foot Brake Foot Operated Rear Brake
Parking Brake Park in Transmission
Front Tires 25 x 8-12
Rear Tires 25 x 8-12
Wheels Steel


Alterra 450
Total Capacity 440IB (199.5 kg)
Front Rack 75 lb (34 kg)
Rear Rack 150 lb (68 kg)
Towing Capacity 1050 lb (476 kg)


Alterra 450
Overall Length 83.9 in (213 cm)
Overall Width 44 in (111.8 cm)
Overall Height 46.9 in (119 cm)
Overall Weight (Dry) 613 lb (278 kg)
Wheel Base 47.7 in (121 cm)
Ground Clearance 10.5 in (26.5 cm)
Fuel Capacity 4 gal (15 L)
Hitch Standard 2-in Receiver

Color Options

Alterra 450
Standard Colors Tan / Grey


Alterra 450
Skid Plate Standard Full Length
Standard Instrumentation Multifunctional Digital Gauge
Lighting Dual Halogen Headlight and Dual Halogen Brakeligh/Tailight
Start Method Electric Start


Alterra 450
Warranty 12 Month