2019 Polaris Ranger Crew XP 1000 Unveiled
Engine: 999cc Twin
Polaris has just unveiled the 2019 Polaris Ranger Crew XP 1000 and, according to the manufacturer, benefits from more than 100 “owner-inspired” improvements.
Powering the updated Ranger Crew XP 1000 ($16,299) is a 999cc twin cylinder engine producing a claimed 82 horsepower. With all that power on hand, Polaris increased towing capacity to 2500 pounds.
Also new are larger 27-inch, 6-ply tires which help offer up 13 inches of ground clearance. Suspension travel has also increased to a class-leading 11 inches front and rear. Turing radius has also improved by 10% and electronic power steering is standard.
Other updates include thicker and more durable cut-and-sew seats, new digital/analogue gauge, more clearance for entering and exiting the vehicle, new flip-up front and rear passenger seats, new under-seat pass-through for hauling larger items, more rigid one-piece chassis, redesigned heavy-duty PVT clutch system, full-body skid plate, sealed suspension bushings and one-year factory warranty.
Here is what Polaris has to say about it’s the 2019 Polaris Ranger Crew XP 1000:
Polaris Ranger, the industry’s No.1-selling utility side-by-side vehicle, today introduced the completely reinvented 2019 Ranger Crew XP 1000, setting the new standard for six-passenger utility. It brings added passenger and payload capacity to the world’s Hardest Working. Smoothest Riding. side-by-side. Fueled by more than 100 owner-inspired improvements, including best-in-class power, towing, ground clearance and payload capacity, the all-new Ranger Crew XP 1000 redefines what a six-person utility machine can do.
“After 20 years of building more than one-million Ranger vehicles, we know what it takes to deliver industry-leading innovation. The all-new Ranger Crew XP 1000 embodies our ongoing commitment to improving the owner experience and surpassing their lifestyle needs,” said Chris Musso, president of Off-Road Vehicles, Polaris. “This machine delivers an unparalleled balance of capability and comfort, offering the ultimate solution for any job that requires more people and more gear.”
The 2019 Ranger Crew XP 1000 is the undisputed king of six-seat utility side-by-sides. It has been engineered to outwork the competition, starting with the ProStar 1000 power plant, which generates a class-best 82 horsepower. All that power is turned into productivity with a massive 2,500 pounds of towing capacity – 500 pounds more than the closest competitor. When the job calls for a full crew, the machine effortlessly hauls up to six people and their gear with an industry-leading payload capacity of 1,750 pounds.
Much more than just a workhorse, the all-new Ranger Crew XP 1000 builds on the legendary ride and handling Ranger is known for. It boasts up-to 13 inches of class-leading ground clearance and more durable, 27-inch, 6-ply tires to conquer the toughest terrain. With an unrivaled 11 inches of suspension travel courtesy of Ranger Crew -specific shocks, the ride stays ultra-smooth even when the land is not. Thanks to a 10-percent tighter turning radius and standard EPS, drivers can navigate tight confines with precise control.
Drivers and passengers alike will appreciate the entirely reimagined in-cab experience of the Ranger Crew XP 1000. The cut-and-sew seats are thicker and more durable to provide all-day comfort, while entering and exiting the vehicle is made easier with an additional five inches of clearance for both front and rear passengers. A new digital/analogue gauge delivers information to the driver at a glance.
The vehicle’s innovative interior design allows riders to haul more gear with new flip-up front and rear passenger seats, plus a new under-seat pass-through for hauling items that require more space. It boasts an expansive 19 gallons of in-cab storage, including 8 cup holders and a huge double glove box.
The all-new Ranger Crew XP 1000 is also proven to be tougher, stronger, and more durable. It features dozens of durability improvements, including a more rigid, one-piece chassis, a completely redesigned heavy-duty PVT clutch system, a full-body skid plate, and sealed suspension bushings – all backed by a standard one-year factory warranty.
When the weather turns harsh, ride in comfort in the Ranger Crew XP 1000 NorthStar HVAC Edition. This special edition features a factory-installed heating and air conditioning system and the new, premium Ranger Pro Shield cab system –proven to have three-times better dust protection than competitive OEM offerings. Larger sealing surfaces and new gaskets help keep the controlled temperature in and dust out, while both front and rear ventilation provides better airflow and comfort for all passengers.
The Ranger Crew XP 1000 takes accessory integration to new heights. The industry’s largest stock front bumper includes an integrated Polaris Glacier plow mount as well as mounting points for lighting accessories and a Polaris winch – now featuring industry-first Rapid Rope Recovery technology. Additionally, the Polaris Pulse electrical system allows for plug-and-play installation of Polaris Engineered powered accessories.
With more than 200 options available, Polaris Engineered accessories – which have been designed, tested and validated with the machine – make it easier than ever to customize the Ranger Crew XP 1000 for any work or recreation application. For example, the Ranger Pro Shield cab system offers more than 1,800 customizable configurations; and Pro Armor Harvester tires, developed in partnership with Pro Armor specifically for Ranger, feature triple-belted sidewalls, a 10-ply rating and a 5,000-mile tread life.
Offered in Sage Green, Sunset Red Metallic and Polaris Pursuit Camo, the all-new Ranger Crew XP 1000 will be available in dealerships starting in late April. Even with the 100-plus owner-inspired improvements, the machine starts at $16,299 US and $19,999 CAN.