Polaris 2018 Sportsman® 850

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Features

POWER

78HP OF PURPOSE-BUILT POWER

The powerful engine and reliable performance you need to rip through the trails or get more done around your home and property.

  • High-output 78 HP ProStar® 850 Twin EFI engine with single overhead cam.
  • Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) to keep you moving in any weather.
  • True On-Demand All Wheel Drive to give you the traction you need, when you need it.

 

SUSPENSION & HANDLING

INDUSTRY'S ONLY ROLLED INDEPENDENT REAR SUSPENSION

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

  • Legendary Rolled Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) to keep you planted on all four tires in tight turns.
  • 11.5" of obstacle-dominating ground clearance.
  • Sport performance chassis to maximize usable ground clearance.
  • Sport-inspired Rider Active Design for 30% better sightlines.
  • NEW! Improved Engine Braking System (EBS) to keep your speed decelerations smooth and consistent.

 

PAYLOAD & TOWING

GET TO WORK WITH MASSIVE PAYLOAD & TOWING

The Sportsman 850 delivers massive payload and towing capacity to tackle the biggest jobs and get more done in fewer trips.

  • Massive 1,500 lbs. of towing capacity.
  • 575 lbs. payload capacity.
  • Steel reinforced utility rack system with 360 lb. capacity.
  • Over 8 gallons of integrated front & rear 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 850 is durable, reliable, and built to last.

  • NEW! Strong ductile steel pinion cover for a more durable front differential.
  • Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) for reliable cold start.
  • Steel framed Lock & Ride® racks.

Specifications

Engine & Drivetrain  
Active Descent Control Not Equipped
Cooling Liquid
Cylinders Displacement 850cc
Drive System Type True On-Demand AWD/2WD
Engine Braking System (EBS) Standard
Engine Type ProStar 850cc, 4-Stroke SOHC Twin Cylinder
Fuel System/Battery Electronic Fuel Injection
Horsepower 78 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 771 lb (351 kg)
Front/Rear Rack or Box Capacity 120 lb (55 kg)/240 lb (110 kg)
Fuel Capacity 5.25 gal (19.9 L)
Ground Clearance 11.5 in (29 cm)
Overall Vehicle Size (L x W x H) 83.25 x 47.6 x 50.75 in (211.4 x 120.9 x 128.9 cm)
Payload Capacity 575 lb (261 kg )
Seat Height 37 in (94 cm)
Wheelbase 53 in (134.6 cm)
Brakes  
Front/Rear Brakes Single Lever 3-Wheel Hydraulic Disc with Hydraulic Rear Foot Brake
Parking Brake Park In-Transmission / Lockable Hand Lever
Specifications  
Cargo System Lock & Ride, 2 Cast Rack Extenders 4 Gal (15 L) Front Dry Storage 2 Gal (8 L) Rear Storage
Front Suspension High Clearance Arched Dual A-Arm 9 in (22.9 cm) Travel
Hitch Towing Rating 1,500 lb (680.4 kg)
Hitch Type Standard 1.25 in (3.2 cm) Receiver
Instrumentation All Digital Gauge, Speedometer, Odometer, Tachometer, 2 Tripmeters,
Hour Meter, Gear Indicator, Fuel Gauge, AWD Indicator, Volt Meter,
Coolant Temperature, Hi-Temp Light, Clock, DC Outlet
Lighting Triple 50w High Beam, Dual 50w Low Beam Headlights, Dual Brakelights/Taillights, Dual LED Brakelights/Taillights
Other Standard Features Beverage & Cell Phone Holder
Rear Suspension High Clearance Arched Dual A-Arm, Rolled IRS, 10.25 in (26 cm) Travel
Tires / Wheels  
Electronic Power Steering Not Equipped
Front Tires 26 x 8-14; CST
Rear Tires 26 x 10-14; CST
Wheels Stamped Steel