2012 Polaris Sportsman® 500 HO

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2012 Polaris Sportsman® 500 HO Specifications

Identification
Model Type  Utility
BASE MSRP(US)  $6,199.00
Dealers Polaris Dealers
Warranty  6
Insurance
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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Bad Trans
By Mike Winkelmeier(Owner), Oct. 30, 2012
Bought the 2012 Sportsman 500HO and had 2.5 hours on it. Had a knock in the transmission. Dealer had to swap out a new trans a floor model. Don't like the idea of having a brand new $6200 ATV with less than 3 hrs on it and having to take it in the shop. In addition, the shifter is not smooth at ... Read Full Review

 

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By Joe (Owner), Nov. 30, 2019
Bought a '12 Sportsman 500 HO last year and looking to do some maintenance. Has any one used universal fluids during their routine maintenance checks?

Antifreeze?

Transmission fluid?

Brake fluid? Synthetic?



I'm looking to pick up the supplies at a local tractor supply or Auto Zone. Looking ... Read Full Review

 

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Turned me off Polaris
By mike(Owner), Oct. 22, 2015
Bought this new, worked it on our hobby farm. It has done work but so many things wrong with it. Wished I had saved more and got something better. Carb was plugged within 1000 hours. (I use 91 octane premium gas) Fuel pump went in the winter. Had to replace CV shaft after one year. Now rear caliper ... Read Full Review

 

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By Heath(Owner), Jan. 7, 2015
Love the bike. Trail, race, hunting. Does it all! Read Full Review

 

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