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2018 Polaris Sportsman 850 SP
2018 Polaris Sportsman 850 SP

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Polaris
Polaris
Model Year
2018
2018
Model
Sportsman 850 SP
Sportsman 850 SP
Model Code
A18SXE85BS
A18SXE85BS
Color
Sunset Red
Sunset Red

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 - 785 lb. (357 kg)
Estimated Dry - 785 lb. (357 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

True On-Demand AWD/2WD

Final - Shaft

True On-Demand AWD/2WD

Final - Shaft

Electrical

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
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

Engine

Engine
ProStar, 4-Stroke SOHC Twin Cylinder
ProStar, 4-Stroke SOHC Twin Cylinder
Horsepower
78 hp
78 hp
Displacement
850 cc
850 cc
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 - High Clearance Arched Dual A-Arm 9 in (22.9 cm) Travel

Rear - High Clearance Arched Dual A-Arm, Rolled IRS, 10.25 in (26 cm) Travel

Front - High Clearance Arched Dual A-Arm 9 in (22.9 cm) Travel

Rear - High Clearance Arched Dual A-Arm, Rolled IRS, 10.25 in (26 cm) Travel

Load Capacity

Payload - 575 lb. (261 kg)

Front Rack - 120 lb. (55 kg)

Rear Rack - 240 lb. (110 kg)

Payload - 575 lb. (261 kg)

Front Rack - 120 lb. (55 kg)

Rear Rack - 240 lb. (110 kg)

Towing Capacity
1,500 lb. (680.4 kg)
1,500 lb. (680.4 kg)
Frame
Standard Hitch - 1.25 in. (3.12 cm) Receiver
Standard Hitch - 1.25 in. (3.12 cm) Receiver

Other

Additional Colors

Sunset Red

Matte Titanium

Sunset Red

Matte Titanium

Lighting
Triple 50w High Beam, Dual 50w Low Beam Headlights, Dual Brakelights/Taillights, Dual LED Brakelights/Taillights
Triple 50w High Beam, Dual 50w Low Beam Headlights, Dual Brakelights/Taillights, Dual LED Brakelights/Taillights

Features

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. 1) NEW! Strong ductile steel pinion cover for a more durable front differential. 2) Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) for reliable cold start. 3) Steel framed Lock & Ride racks.

Payload & Towing

  • GET TO WORK WITH MASSIVE PAYLOADS & TOWING: The Sportsman 850 delivers massive payload and towing capacity to tackle the biggest jobs and get more done in fewer trips. 1) Massive 1.,500 lb. of towing capacity. 2) 575 lb. payload capacity. 3) Steel reinforced utility rack system with 360 lb. capacity. 4) Over 8 gallons of integrated front & rear storage. 5) Integrated winch and plow mount system for easy installation.

Power

  • 78 HP 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. 1) High-output 78 HP ProStar 850 Twin EFI engine with single overhead cam. 2) Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) to keep you moving in any weather. 3) 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. 1) Legendary Rolled Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) to keep you planted on all fourt tires in tight turns. 2) 11.5 in. of obstacle-dominating ground clearance. 3) Sport performance chassis to maximize usable ground clearance. Sport-Inspired Rider Active Design for 30% better sightlines. 4) NEW! Improved Engine Braking System (EBS) to keep your speed decelerations smooth and consistent.

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. 1) NEW! Strong ductile steel pinion cover for a more durable front differential. 2) Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) for reliable cold start. 3) Steel framed Lock & Ride racks.

Payload & Towing

  • GET TO WORK WITH MASSIVE PAYLOADS & TOWING: The Sportsman 850 delivers massive payload and towing capacity to tackle the biggest jobs and get more done in fewer trips. 1) Massive 1.,500 lb. of towing capacity. 2) 575 lb. payload capacity. 3) Steel reinforced utility rack system with 360 lb. capacity. 4) Over 8 gallons of integrated front & rear storage. 5) Integrated winch and plow mount system for easy installation.

Power

  • 78 HP 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. 1) High-output 78 HP ProStar 850 Twin EFI engine with single overhead cam. 2) Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) to keep you moving in any weather. 3) 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. 1) Legendary Rolled Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) to keep you planted on all fourt tires in tight turns. 2) 11.5 in. of obstacle-dominating ground clearance. 3) Sport performance chassis to maximize usable ground clearance. Sport-Inspired Rider Active Design for 30% better sightlines. 4) NEW! Improved Engine Braking System (EBS) to keep your speed decelerations smooth and consistent.