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2011 Polaris Sportsman® 500 H.O.

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2011 Polaris Sportsman® 500 H.O. Specifications

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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
Valve Configuration  OHV
Displacement (cc/ci)  498 / 30.4
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Continuously Variable (CVT)
Primary Drive (Front Wheel)  Shaft
Reverse  Yes
Wheels & Tires:  
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
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  50.5 / 1283
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  696 / 316
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.1 / 15.5
Seats:  
Seat Height (in/mm)  33.8 / 857
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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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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not to sure how good
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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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 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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