Polaris 2017 Sportsman® 850 Base High Lifter Edition Velocity Blue

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Purpose Built for the Mud

29.5" High Lifter Outlaw 2 Tires with Steel Wheels

Stock 29.5 inch High Lifter Outlaw II tires are mounted on each corner. Giving you a true to size tire, with exceptional ride and handling and enough grip to get you to the end of the mud hole before your buddies.

Shielded Snorkeled Clutch & Engine Ducting

Shielded air and clutch intake and clutch outlet snorkels ensure the power plant breathes while minimizing water and debris ingestion. High mounted vent lines ensure reliable performance.

Rack Mounted Radiator with Industry Exclusive Inverted Dual Fans

Superior Cooling with a relocated, rack mounted radiator with inverted dual fans, an industry-exclusive design that pulls clean air through the bottom of the radiator for improved cooling and reduced clogging.

Class Leading 78 Horsepower Prostar 850 Twin EFI Engine

The High-Output 850 Twin EFI engine with a SOHC cranks out 78 HP. It delivers outstanding acceleration off the line with incredible power to the ground. Add-in a clean fuel burn and smooth power delivery with dual-balanced shafts and you’ve got the power you're looking for to trail ride and hunt.

High and Low Mud-Specific Transmission with Lower Gearing

Choose high gear while cruising between mud holes, once there shift to ultra-low gear for mud specific-torque designed for low speed mud crawling.

Hi-Clearance Arched Dual A-Arm Suspension

Exclusive front and rear high-arched, constant radius dual A-arms maximize ground clearance by keeping the suspension out of the ruts and muck.

Articulating Rolled Independent Rear Suspension

The rear sway bar has been removed to allow the Independent Rear Suspension to fully articulate for superior traction and control in the mud.

Stiffer Springs for High Ground Clearance

Stiffer springs fight back when the mud piles up. Helping you maintain your 13.5" of ground clearance as the machine collects mud and overall weight increases.

Quick Clearing Footwells

Large, quick clearing floorboard cutouts minimize unwanted mud compaction keeping floorboards clear of debris maximizing rider control.

Sealed Single Beam Headlights and Sealed Key Switch

The All NEW! Sportsman 850 features completely redesigned lighting. 150 Watt Triple Beam Front Headlights with Steerable Headlight Pod and Industry 1st Progressive Rear LED Strip Lighting


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Drive System Type On-Demand True AWD/2WD
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injected
Transmission/Final Drive Automatic PVT P/R/N/L/H
Cylinders-Displacement (cc) 850cc High Output (H.O)
Engine Type 4-Stroke SOHC Twin Cylinder
Front Suspension Hi-Clearance Arched Dual A-Arm 7.4" (18.8 cm) Travel
Rear Suspension Hi-Clearance Arched Dual A-Arm, Rolled 6.7" (17cm) Travel
Front/Rear Brakes Single Lever 4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc with Hydraulic Rear Foot Brake
Parking Brake Park in Transmission / Lockable Hand Lever
Tires / Wheels 
Front Tires 29.5 x 9.5-14; Outlaw
Rear Tires 29.5 x 9.5-14; Outlaw
Wheels Stamped Steel
Front/Rear Rack 0 lb (0 kg)/75 lb (34 kg)
Fuel Capacity (Litres) 5.25 gal (19.9 L)
Ground Clearance 13.5" (34.3 cm)
Overall Vehicle Size (L x W x H) 83 x 49 x 52" (210 x 124 x 132 cm)
Payload Capacity 290 lbs (132 kg)
Person Capacity 1
Seat Height 39" (94 cm)
Wheelbase 53" (134.6 cm)
Estimated Dry Weight (pounds/kg) 921 lb (417 kg)
Cargo System Lock & Ride
Color / Graphics High Lifter Edition Velocity Blue
Factory Installed 2,500-lb Polaris HD Winch Available as Polaris™ Accessory
Hitch Towing Rating 1,500 lb (680 kg)
Hitch Type Standard/1.25" Receiver
Instrumentation Analog, Speedometer, Digital Odometer, Tachometer, Two Tripmeters, Hour Meter, Clock, Service Time, Diagnostic Indicator, Gear Indicator, Fuel Gauge, Hi-Temp/Low-Batt Lights, DC Outlet
Lighting Dual 50w Low Beam Headlights; Dual Brakelights/Taillights
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