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2017 Polaris Sportsman 850
2017 Polaris Sportsman 850

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Polaris
Polaris
Model Year
2017
2017
Model
Sportsman 850
Sportsman 850
Model Code
A17SXA85A1
A17SXA85A1
Color
Sage Green
Sage Green

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
Stamped steel
Stamped steel

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 - 753 lbs. (342 kg)
Estimated Dry - 753 lbs. (342 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
On-demand true AWD/2WD
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

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
Indy Red
Indy Red
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

  • POWERFUL 78 HP PROSTAR® 850 TWIN 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. NEW! High Performance Stainless Steel Exhaust System.
  • SPORTSMAN® 850 VS. YAMAHA® KODIAK® 700: See how Sportsman® 850 crushes the Kodiak® 700 in every category that matters.
  • INDUSTRY'S BEST VALUE 800 CLASS ATV: See why Sportsman® 850 is the Industry's Best Value 800 Class ATV
  • INTEGRATED WINCH & PLOW MOUNTS: Sportsman's® Integrated Winch & Plow Mount System allows you to install or remove your plow system in under a minute without the need for big bulky mounts, leaving you with full factory ground clearance for the trail.
  • MASSIVE 1,500 LBS. TOWING CAPACITY: Class leading 1,500 lbs. Towing Capacity with an integrated 1.25" receiver hitch

Smoothest Riding Features

  • SMOOTHEST RIDE WITH INDUSTRY'S ONLY ROLLED IRS: Progressive independent wheel motion moves freely and isolates driver from the roughest terrain.
  • SPORT PERFORMANCE CHASSIS WITH HIGH FRONT & REAR APPROACH ANGLE: Front and rear lower frame profiles are angled up to maximize usable ground clearance when traversing deep ditches and large obstacles.
  • PULL YOUR WEIGHT: Polaris® PRO HD & HD Winches provide the extreme durability you would expect from the off-road leader. Our winches and installation kits are built to fit right with your machine and are fully sealed, so no matter what you encounter you know your winch will work on command.
  • KEEP IT ICE COLD: Polaris Northstar® coolers survive just about anything - from extreme heat to a full-on bear attack. Ice will stay cold for hours on end, and anything inside will stay locked up tight.

Hardest Working Features

  • POWERFUL 78 HP PROSTAR® 850 TWIN 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. NEW! High Performance Stainless Steel Exhaust System.
  • SPORTSMAN® 850 VS. YAMAHA® KODIAK® 700: See how Sportsman® 850 crushes the Kodiak® 700 in every category that matters.
  • INDUSTRY'S BEST VALUE 800 CLASS ATV: See why Sportsman® 850 is the Industry's Best Value 800 Class ATV
  • INTEGRATED WINCH & PLOW MOUNTS: Sportsman's® Integrated Winch & Plow Mount System allows you to install or remove your plow system in under a minute without the need for big bulky mounts, leaving you with full factory ground clearance for the trail.
  • MASSIVE 1,500 LBS. TOWING CAPACITY: Class leading 1,500 lbs. Towing Capacity with an integrated 1.25" receiver hitch

Smoothest Riding Features

  • SMOOTHEST RIDE WITH INDUSTRY'S ONLY ROLLED IRS: Progressive independent wheel motion moves freely and isolates driver from the roughest terrain.
  • SPORT PERFORMANCE CHASSIS WITH HIGH FRONT & REAR APPROACH ANGLE: Front and rear lower frame profiles are angled up to maximize usable ground clearance when traversing deep ditches and large obstacles.
  • PULL YOUR WEIGHT: Polaris® PRO HD & HD Winches provide the extreme durability you would expect from the off-road leader. Our winches and installation kits are built to fit right with your machine and are fully sealed, so no matter what you encounter you know your winch will work on command.
  • KEEP IT ICE COLD: Polaris Northstar® coolers survive just about anything - from extreme heat to a full-on bear attack. Ice will stay cold for hours on end, and anything inside will stay locked up tight.