Polaris 2018 Sportsman® 450 H.O.

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Features

POWER

CAPABLE & RELIABLE 4X4 POWER

The powerful engine and reliable performance you need to take on the trails or get the job done around your home and property.

  • 33 HP ProStar® engine.
  • Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) to keep you moving in any weather.
  • Electronic Power Steering (EPS) optional.
  • True On-Demand All Wheel Drive to give you the traction you need.

 

SUSPENSION & HANDLING

INDUSTRY'S BEST SUSPENSION & HANDLING

With legendary Sportsman suspension and handling, you’ll be able to navigate the tightest corners and biggest obstacles with full comfort and control.

  • Legendary Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) to keep you planted on all four tires.
  • 10.5" of obstacle-dominating ground clearance.
  • Easy-to-use single lever 4-wheel hydraulic disc brakes.
  • Easily readable digital display.

 

PAYLOAD & TOWING

MASSIVE PAYLOAD & TOWING TO GET MORE DONE

Sportsman payload and towing capacity will help you tackle the big jobs and get more done in fewer trips.

  • Massive 1,225 lbs. of towing capacity.
  • 485 lbs. payload capacity and a combined 270 lbs. front & rear rack capacity.
  • Integrated durable steel tie-downs to keep everything in place.
  • Industry-leading 6.5 gallons of water tight, sealed storage.
  • Integrated winch and plow mount system for easy installation.

 

DURABILITY

DURABLE. RELIABLE. BUILT TO LAST.

When you’re working on your property or out on the trail, you can’t afford down time. The Sportsman 450 H.O. is durable, reliable, and built to last.

  • NEW! Our half shaft drive axles have been redesigned to increase strength and durability over the toughest terrain.
  • Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) for reliable cold start.
  • Steel framed Lock & Ride® racks.
  • STX vinyl seat for all-weather durability.

Specifications

Engine & Drivetrain  
Active Descent Control Not Equipped
Cooling Liquid
Cylinders Displacement 500cc
Drive System Type True On-Demand AWD/2WD
Engine Braking System (EBS) Not Equipped
Engine Type ProStar 500cc, 4-Stroke SOHC Single Cylinder
Fuel System/Battery Electronic Fuel Injection
Horsepower 33 HP
Transmission/Final Drive Automatic PVT P/R/N/L/H; Shaft
Dimensions  
Bed Box Dimensions (L x W x H) N/A
Estimated Dry Weight 701 lb (318 kg)
Front/Rear Rack or Box Capacity 90 lb /180 lb (40.8 kg /81.6 kg)
Fuel Capacity 4.5 gal (17.0 L)
Ground Clearance 10.5 in (26.7 cm)
Overall Vehicle Size (L x W x H) 83 x 48 x 47 in (210.8 x 121.9 x 119.4 cm)
Payload Capacity 485 lb (220 kg)
Seat Height 33.25 in (84.5 cm)
Wheelbase 50.5 in (128.3 cm)
Brakes  
Front/Rear Brakes Single Lever 4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc with Hydraulic Rear Foot Brake
Parking Brake Park In-Transmission / Lockable Hand Lever
Specifications  
Cargo System Lock & Ride, 6 Gal (23 L) Front Dry Storage, 2 Gal (8 L) Rear Storage
Front Suspension MacPherson Strut With 8.2 in (20.8 cm) Travel
Hitch Towing Rating 1,225 lb (555.7 kg)
Hitch Type Standard 1.25 in (3.2 cm) Receiver
Instrumentation All Digital Gauge, Speedometer, Odometer, Tachometer, Two Tripmeters,
Hour Meter, Gear Indicator, Fuel Gauge, AWD Indicator, Volt Meter,
Coolant Temperature, Hi-Temp Light, Clock, DC Outlet
Lighting 50w High Beam, Dual 50w Low Beam Headlights, Dual Brakelights/Taillights
Rear Suspension Dual A-Arm, IRS 9.5 in (24.1 cm) Travel
Tires / Wheels  
Electronic Power Steering Not Equipped
Front Tires 24 x 8-12; NS388
Rear Tires 24X10-12, NS388
Wheels Stamped Steel