2005 Yamaha Rhino 660 Specs

by John London

The 2005 Yamaha Rhino 660 is a side-by-side utility vehicle, which is larger than a typical ATV but smaller than a mini SUV. The 2005 Rhino 660 has four-wheel-drive capabilities and can provide seats for up to two people. The vehicle competes against side-by-sides that Polaris, Kawasaki, and Honda produce.


As its name suggests, the 2005 Yamaha Rhino 660 features a 660cc engine. The engine has one water and oil-cooled four-stroke cylinder equipped with four valves. The bore and stroke measure 3.94 by 3.31 inches. The compression ratio is 9.1:1. The engine is equipped with a Mikuni carburetor.

Physical Measurements and Capacities

The 2005 Yamaha Rhino 660's dry weight is 1,049 pounds; it can tow up to 1,212 pounds, which is more than enough for a vehicle of this class. The displacement-to-weight ratio is 0.63. The vehicle is equipped with an 8.5-gallon fuel tank. The 2005 Yamaha Rhino 660 is 93.5 inches long, 54.1 inches wide and 73.6 inches tall. The vehicle has a turning radius of 12.8 feet.


The 2005 Yamaha Rhino 660 has a steel frame. The vehicle has independent double wishbone front and rear suspension with 7.3 inches of front and rear wheel travel. The side-by-side is equipped with dual hydraulic disc brakes on the front and shaft-mounted disc brakes on the rear. The 2005 Rhino 660 comes with 12-inch wheels and 25-inch tires.

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