2005 Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O.

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2005 Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O. Specifications

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Model Type  Utility
BASE MSRP(US)  $6,799.00
Warranty  6
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Engine:  
Engine Type  Single-Cylinder
Cylinders  1
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Valve Configuration  OHV
Displacement (cc/ci)  499 / 30.4
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Continuously Variable (CVT)
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Shaft
Reverse  Yes
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Polaris PXT 26 X 8-12
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Polaris PXT 26 X 11-12
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  51 / 1295
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  715 / 324.3
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.8 / 18
Seats:  
Seat Height (in/mm)  34 / 864
Number Of Seats  1
Drive Line:  
Driveline Type  Selectable 4X2 / 4X4
Number Of Driveline Modes  2
Limited Slip Differential  Standard
Differential Lock  Standard
Storage:  
Rear Rack  Standard
Front Rack  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard

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keeps on going
By kyle myers(Owner), Nov. 12, 2009
i bought my sportsman 500 ho last year and was a little worried about how it would perform but after pulling trees out of the bush that were 50 feet long and a 20 in thick i was impressed my buddies honda and his yamaha could not even start to pull them trees. we were also on a deer hunt and the hon... Read Full Review

 

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ECM Issues!!!!
By steve Berndt(Owner), Dec. 4, 2010
I bought a used 2005 500 H.O. about three years ago. Ran fine up until I bought my wife the exact same bike, color and everything. We went on one ride together in July 2010 as the charging system on hers kept failing. We limped home by transferring my battery every 30 minutes to and from hers - bac... Read Full Review

 

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05 sportsman 500ho limited edition
By brian white(Owner), Oct. 7, 2011
I have 05 . I like when I put it in four wheel drive it is true four wheel drive. Mine has been beat to death in the mud, woods and around my property . Up to the handle bars in water . Hit trees , jumped , pushed and pulled trucks that don't run. The only problems I have had is recall on ecm . I pu... Read Full Review

 

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overall impressive and fun
By corrina Cockins (Owner), Apr. 10, 2012
I have really enjoyed owning this bike. it is pretty fast and has great suspension. however I was not impressed with low end power it simply lacked torque. if I buy another I would personally get an 800 for through extra torque. Read Full Review

 

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Dont buy this A.T.V.
By Robb McCollum(Owner), Mar. 30, 2011
The suspension is like that out of the 90's, its also very heavy and feels wiggly in the realend when going down hills and pulling logs. I also own a 2005 yamaha grizzly 660 and regaurdless of what the other guy said my yamaha can pull way over twice its own weight with ease. Plus its not all time 4... Read Full Review

 

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