Standard Features


Boasting the same advanced technology as the extraordinary KingQuad 750AXi, the new 2012 Suzuki KingQuad 500AXi is engineered to help you cut the work day down to size - or conquer the toughest trails. The 500AXi offers plenty of class-leading features and its fuel injected 493 cc engine gives the 500AXi exceptional performance. Independent front and rear suspension, a QuadMatic™ CVT-type automatic transmission, locking front differential, and a host of other valuable features place the KingQuad 500AXi at the front of the pack.

New for 2012: Available in Flame Red, Terra Green, and Great Blue.


Model Year
KingQuad® 500AXi
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83.3 in. (2,115 mm)
47.6 in. (1,210 mm)
672 lbs. (305 kg)
Ground Clearance
10.2 in. (260 mm)
50.6 in. (1,285 mm)
Seat Height
36.2 in. (920 mm)


4-stroke, 1-cylinder, OHC
30 ci (493 cc)
Bore x Stroke
3.4 x 3.23 in. (87.5 x 82 mm)
Fuel System
Suzuki fuel injection
Fuel Tank Capacity
4.6 gal. (17.5 l, 3.8 imp gal.)
Electronic (CDI)


CVT (V-belt) with high- / low-range and reverse
Drive System


Front: Disc brake, twin
Rear: Sealed oil-bathed multi-disc
Front: AT 25 x 8-12 tubeless
Rear: AT 25 x 10-12 tubeless


Front & Rear: Independent, double wishbone, coil spring, oil damped


Terra Green, Flame Red, Great Blue

Standard Features

Key Features
 Suzuki fuel injection system, featuring high-performance motorcycle technology, provides excellent throttle response, fuel efficiency and quick engine starts under all operating conditions.  
 A powerful 493 cc, SOHC, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, four-stroke engine was designed for a wide powerband with strong top-end power. Its cylinder is canted forward for a lower center of gravity, reduced engine height and lower seat height. The engine also features a counterbalancer shaft for smooth operation.  
 The KingQuad 500AXi has a compact four-valve cylinder head with large intake valves and straight intake ports for increased cylinder charging efficiency. A sportbike-derived chain-and-gear camshaft drive system allows a short / narrow cylinder head design and reduced overall engine height.  
 A lightweight aluminum cylinder bore is electro-plated with Suzuki's own race proven SCEM (Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material) for improved heat transfer and tighter piston clearance.  
 A high capacity aluminum radiator with large diameter cooling fan provides stable engine operating temperature.  
 The KingQuad 500AXi comes with a QuadMatic™ CVT-type automatic transmission designed for maximum versatility and convenience with a fender-mounted gate-type shifter operation for high / low. Its advanced engine-braking system minimizes free-wheeling with the throttle off and helps control the vehicle during steep descents.  
 A compact torque-sensing limited-slip front differential offers more powerful traction plus light steering effort. A differential-lock system provides serious 4WD traction.  
 Convenient handlebar-mounted push-button controls allow the rider to easily select between 2WD, 4WD and differential-lock 4WD to get the right setting for any traction condition. An Override switch on the left handlebars can be used to override the normal speed limiter when stuck in the mud.  
 Independent double A-arm front suspension (7.1 inches of wheel travel) includes large diameter shock absorbers with five-way spring preload adjustment.  
 Fully independent, A-arm / I-beam rear suspension with long suspension travel (7.9 inches of wheel travel), includes large diameter shock absorbers with five-way spring preload adjustment and large diameter rear swaybar.  
 The KingQuad 500AXi has dual hydraulic front disc brakes. A sealed, multi-plate rear brake system, with a clutch-type design provides high durability, offers reduced unsprung weight, and is low maintenance.  
 The 25-inch tires come mounted on lightweight aluminum alloy wheels.  
 Suzuki's innovative and exclusive T-shaped seat with tapered design for rider mobility, plus thick padding for support.  
 A polyethylene skid plate provides front-to-rear under carriage protection with minimal resistance over rocks and rough terrain. Durable plastic guards protect the front and rear half shafts.  
Utility / Convenience
 A winch-ready chassis with flexible tube routing comes standard (for wiring from the winch mounting space to under the seat).  
 Digital instrumentation includes LCD readouts for speedometer, odometer, twin trip meters, hour meter, clock, fuel gauge, driving range position and drive mode. LED indicator lamps for high, low, neutral, reverse and drive—2WD / 4WD and differential-locked 4WD. LED indicator lamps for fuel injection and engine temperature.  
 The KingQuad 500AXi offers distinctively-styled 30W multi-reflector halogen headlights, and compact 5 / 21W taillight and brake light.  
 A high output magneto generator system and large 18-amp maintenance-free battery provides extra power.  
 The KingQuad 500AXi comes with a large 4.6 gallon fuel tank, positioned for a low center of gravity. It includes a vacuum-operated petcock, ratchet-style fuel cap and convenient bar-type fuel gauge.  
 A large 2.8 liter water-resistant front storage compartment includes new easy to open / close screw-on cap.  
 The KingQuad 500AXi comes with rugged steel tube racks with wrinkle paint finish for increased durability and scratch resistance.  
 Minimum Age: 16 years old.  


Terra Green

Flame Red

Great Blue
*Price, if shown, is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) and does not include government fees, taxes, dealer freight/preparation, dealer document preparation charges or any finance charges (if applicable). MSRP and/or final actual sales price will vary depending on options or accessories selected.