2011 Polaris Sportsman® 500 H.O.

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2011 Polaris Sportsman® 500 H.O. Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Utility
BASE MSRP(US)  $5,999.00
Warranty  6
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Engine:  
Engine Type  Single-Cylinder
Cylinders  1
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  OHV
Bore (mm/in)  92 / 3.62
Stroke (mm/in)  75 / 2.96
Displacement (cc/ci)  498 / 30.4
Compression Ratio  10:2
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Carburetion Brand  Mikuni
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Number Of Carburetors  1
Carburetor Size (mm)  40
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Continuously Variable (CVT)
Primary Drive (Front Wheel)  Shaft
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Belt
Reverse  Yes
Transmission Brand  Polaris Variable Transmission (PVT)
Hi / Low Range  Yes
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Steel
Front Tire Diameter (in)  25
Rear Tire Diameter (in)  25
Chromed  No
Front Tire Width  8
Front Wheel Diameter  12
Rear Tire Width  11
Rear Wheel Diameter  12
Front Tire (Full Spec)  25 X 8-12; 489
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  25 X 11-12; 489
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  McPherson Strut
Front Travel (in/mm)  8.2 / 208
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Front Stabilizer Bar  No
Rear Suspension Type  Independent Double A-Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  9.5 / 241
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Rear Suspension Material  Steel
Rear Stabilizer Bar  Yes
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Type  Manual
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  6.92
Width (in/mm)  48 / 1219
Height (in/mm)  48 / 1219
Wheelbase (in/mm)  50.5 / 1283
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  11.3 / 286
Length (ft/ft)  6
Length (ft/in)  11
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  696 / 316
Towing Capacity (lbs/kgs)  1225 / 555.7
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.1 / 15.5
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  0.72
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  33.8 / 857
Number Of Seats  1
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Body Material  Composite
Floor Board Location  Driver
Hand Grips  Standard
Hand Guards  No
Light Guard  No
Radiator Guard  No
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Handlebars  Standard
Front Bumper  Standard
Rear Bumper  Standard
Front Fender Flairs  Standard
Rear Fender Flairs  Standard
Bash Plate (Front)  Yes
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Hour Meter  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Light
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  6 / Limited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Utility
Manufacturer Country  USA
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
NADATrimID  77768
Display Name  Sportsman® 500 H.O.
Towing & Hauling:  
Tongue Weight (lbs/kgs)  120 / 54.4
Rear Hitch Type  Receiver
Drive Line:  
Driveline Brand  On-Demand™
Driveline Type  Selectable 4X2 / 4X4
Number Of Driveline Modes  2
Rear Unlocking Differential  No
Rear Solid Axle  No
Limited Slip Differential Location  Rear
Differential Lock Location  Rear
Convenience:  
Power Outlet  Standard
Storage:  
Capacity (lbs/kgs)  90 / 40.8
Rear Storage Well  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No

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By Gianni(Owner), Jan. 26, 2011
I bought two of these a little over a month ago and couldn't be more happy with my choice. Me and the wife have been out every weekend since purchasing them and they hadle great in the trails. I swapped out the rims and tires for some 14" ITP SS and 27" Mud lights and these things refuse... Read Full Review

 

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great machine
By billybob(Owner), Dec. 13, 2010
i have had my 2011 500 for about a month love it. only thing I do wish theyed kept was a pull starter on it. son inlaw has one and we have used it plenty so a lil leary there but other than that great machine Read Full Review

 

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By bill kennedy(Owner), Feb. 26, 2011
i have 2 2011 500 sportsmans . one for me & one for my wife . 3 weeks ago i had a rear axle break & today my wife had her tranmission go out . i have had about everbody we meet out on the trails say we would reget buying this . now we r starting to see what they mean ! these have really be... Read Full Review

 

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By Nick Winkler(Owner), May. 8, 2011
My son has a Polaris 550 EFI 2010 with power steering after what I seen him go through and

all the power it has I had to get one, so I

did its the 500 HO very happy with it. I have

put on 400 miles and never had a problem

other then having to wash all the mud off it

it has more power then my si... Read Full Review

 

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BAD right off the trailer
By Jerry Bevis(Owner), Aug. 1, 2011
Had a brand new Sportsman 500 delivered to the house and after unloading it, it wouldnt start. found a nut missing from battery cable. then the fuel gauge wouldnt work. Then after only 2 weeks od light duty riding, a CV joint started popping on the right rear. At dealership now. And they said it may... Read Full Review

 

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