2012 Polaris Sportsman® 550 EPS Browning LE

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2012 Polaris Sportsman® 550 EPS Browning LE Specifications

Model Type  Utility
BASE MSRP(US)  $9,499.00
Dealers Polaris Dealers
Warranty  6
Engine Type  Single-Cylinder
Cylinders  1
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)  42 / 31.3
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Displacement (cc/ci)  549 / 33.5
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)  42
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
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)  26
Rear Tire Diameter (in)  26
Chromed  No
Tire Brand  Carlisle
Front Tire Width  8
Front Wheel Diameter  14
Rear Tire Width  10
Rear Wheel Diameter  14
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Carlisle AT 489 II 26 X 8-14
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Carlisle AT 489 II 26 X 10-14
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Engine Braking  Standard
Front Suspension Type  Independent Double A-Arm
Front Travel (in/mm)  9 / 229
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  Yes
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)  10.3 / 260
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Rear Suspension Material  Steel
Air Adjustable  No
Steering Type  Power
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  6.94
Width (in/mm)  47.6 / 1209
Height (in/mm)  50.8 / 1289
Wheelbase (in/mm)  53 / 1346
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  12 / 305
Length (ft/ft)  6
Length (ft/in)  11.3
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  733 / 333.1
Towing Capacity (lbs/kgs)  1500 / 680.4
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5.3 / 19.9
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  0.75
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  37 / 940
Number Of Seats  1
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
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Hour Meter  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Light
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Warranty (Months/Condition)  6 / Limited
Generic Type (Primary)  Utility
Manufacturer Country  USA
Introduction Year  2009
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
Parent Company  Polaris
Display Name  Sportsman® 550 EPS Browning® LE
Towing & Hauling:  
Rear Hitch Type  Receiver
Weight (lbs/kgs)  2500 / 1134
Roller Fairlead  Standard
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
Heated Hand Grip Location  Driver
Adjustable  Yes
Power Outlet  Standard
Capacity (lbs/kgs)  120 / 55
Rack Rails Location  Rear
Gun Scabbard  Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No

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nice ride!
By Bryan Murphee(Owner), Apr. 7, 2012
i bought this bike at the end of 2011..i am a 6.1 290 lbs man..i am so impressed with this machine..we ride and hunt off of motorcycle trails some being pretty verticle ..with a little momentum this bike has yet to leave me not at the top of the hill...on some hills i use most of it but for smaller... Read Full Review


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