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2017 Polaris Sportsman 850 SP
2017 Polaris Sportsman 850 SP

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Polaris
Polaris
Model Year
2017
2017
Model
Sportsman 850 SP
Sportsman 850 SP
Model Code
A17SXE85AM
A17SXE85AM
Color
Titanium Matte Metallic
Titanium Matte Metallic

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front / Rear - Single Lever 4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc with Hydraulic Rear Foot Brake

Parking Brake - Park in Transmission/Lockable Hand Lever

Front / Rear - Single Lever 4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc with Hydraulic Rear Foot Brake

Parking Brake - Park in Transmission/Lockable Hand Lever

Tires

Front - 26 x 8-14, CST

Rear - 26 x 10-14, CST

Front - 26 x 8-14, CST

Rear - 26 x 10-14, CST

Wheels
Cast aluminum
Cast aluminum

Dimensions

Length
83.25 in. (211.4 cm)
83.25 in. (211.4 cm)
Height
50.75 in. (128.9 cm)
50.75 in. (128.9 cm)
Width
47.6 in. (120.9 cm)
47.6 in. (120.9 cm)
Weight
Estimated Dry - 767 lbs. (338 kg)
Estimated Dry - 767 lbs. (338 kg)
Ground Clearance
11.5 in. (29.2 cm)
11.5 in. (29.2 cm)
Wheelbase
53 in. (134.6 cm)
53 in. (134.6 cm)
Seat Height
37 in. (94 cm)
37 in. (94 cm)

Drivetrain

Transmission
Automatic PVT P/R/N/L/H
Automatic PVT P/R/N/L/H
Drive System
4x4
4x4
Drive
High performance, on-demand true AWD/2WD
High performance, on-demand true AWD/2WD

Electrical

Instrumentation
All digital gauge, speedometer, odometer, tachometer, 2 tripmeters, hour meter, gear indicator, fuel gauge, AWD indicator, volt meter, coolant temp, hi-temp light, clock, DC outlet
All digital gauge, speedometer, odometer, tachometer, 2 tripmeters, hour meter, gear indicator, fuel gauge, AWD indicator, volt meter, coolant temp, hi-temp light, clock, DC outlet

Engine

Engine
4-Stroke SOHC Twin Cylinder
4-Stroke SOHC Twin Cylinder
Horsepower
78 hp
78 hp
Displacement
850cc
850cc
Fuel Capacity
5.25 gal. (19.9 l)
5.25 gal. (19.9 l)
Cooling
Liquid
Liquid
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)

Operational

Steering
Electronic Power Steering (EPS)
Electronic Power Steering (EPS)
Suspension

Front- Dual A-arm; 9 in. (22.9 cm) travel

Rear - Dual A-arm, rolled IRS; 10.25 in. (26 cm) travel

Front- Dual A-arm; 9 in. (22.9 cm) travel

Rear - Dual A-arm, rolled IRS; 10.25 in. (26 cm) travel

Load Capacity

Payload - 575 lbs. (261 kg)

Front Rack - 120 lbs. (55 kg)

Rear Rack - 240 lbs. (110 kg)

Payload - 575 lbs. (261 kg)

Front Rack - 120 lbs. (55 kg)

Rear Rack - 240 lbs. (110 kg)

Towing Capacity
1,500 lbs. (680.4 kg)
1,500 lbs. (680.4 kg)
Frame
Hitch - 1.25 in. receiver
Hitch - 1.25 in. receiver

Other

Additional Colors
Matte Sunset Red, Polaris Pursuit Camo
Matte Sunset Red, Polaris Pursuit Camo
Lighting
Triple 50W high beam, dual 50W low beam headlights; dual LED brake lights / tail lights
Triple 50W high beam, dual 50W low beam headlights; dual LED brake lights / tail lights

Features

Hardest Working Features

  • SEE HOW SPORTSMAN® 850 SP WINS VS. YAMAHA® GRIZZLY® EPS: See how Sportsman® 850 SP takes down the Yamaha® Grizzly® EPS
  • HIGH PERFORMANCE TRUE ON-DEMAND ALL WHEEL DRIVE: 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. NEW! High Performance Stainless Steel Exhaust System.

Smoothing Riding Features

  • SMOOTHEST RIDE WITH INDUSTRY'S ONLY ROLLED IRS: Progressive independent wheel motion moves freely and isolates driver from the roughest terrain.
  • NEW! POWERFUL FORWARD LIGHTING & LED TAIL LIGHTS: The All NEW! Sportsman 850 SP features completely redesigned lighting. 150 Watt Triple Beam Front Headlights with Steerable Headlight Pod and Industry 1st Progressive Rear LED Strip Lighting.

Hardest Working Features

  • SEE HOW SPORTSMAN® 850 SP WINS VS. YAMAHA® GRIZZLY® EPS: See how Sportsman® 850 SP takes down the Yamaha® Grizzly® EPS
  • HIGH PERFORMANCE TRUE ON-DEMAND ALL WHEEL DRIVE: 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. NEW! High Performance Stainless Steel Exhaust System.

Smoothing Riding Features

  • SMOOTHEST RIDE WITH INDUSTRY'S ONLY ROLLED IRS: Progressive independent wheel motion moves freely and isolates driver from the roughest terrain.
  • NEW! POWERFUL FORWARD LIGHTING & LED TAIL LIGHTS: The All NEW! Sportsman 850 SP features completely redesigned lighting. 150 Watt Triple Beam Front Headlights with Steerable Headlight Pod and Industry 1st Progressive Rear LED Strip Lighting.