Description
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Description

The Gold Standard - World's Best-Selling Automatic ATV.

Sportsman 500 H.O. Features:

  • Powerful, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, 4-valve, 4-stroke, Polaris 500 High Output engines.
  • NEW Goodyear® Rawhide Grip tires for superior durability and traction.
  • NEW Sealed, easy-read speedometer with digital gear indicator, odometer, hourmeter, flashing icons, plus diagnostic indicators.
  • World’s best-selling automatic transmission (PVT), with a new, spliceless belt for 5 times longer life, and exclusive, lifetime limited belt warranty.
  • Dual-Sensing EBS (Engine Braking System) to assist with braking on hills.
  • On-Demand true 4-wheel drive with on/off thumb switch, for superior traction over rough terrain.
  • Industry-leading 11.25" (14" at highest point) of rock-avoiding ground clearance.
  • Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) gives the Sportsman 500 H.O. its world-renowned smooth ride and super high ground clearance.
  • Delivers true 4-wheel drive traction, competitive ATVs deliver only 3 1/2-wheel drive traction.

  • Specs

    Manufacturer
    Polaris
    Model Year
    2003
    Model
    Sportsman 500 H.O.
    MSRP
     $6,599.00

    Dimensions

    Length
    81 in.
    Height
    47.0 in.
    Width
    46.0 in.
    Weight
    697 lbs.
    Ground Clearance
    11.25 in.
    Wheelbase
    51 in.
    Seat Height
    34 in.

    Engine

    Engine
    4-stroke single, liquid-cooled, 4-valve
    Displacement
    499cc
    Carburetion
    40mm-CV Mikuni
    Fuel Tank Capacity
    4.75 gal.
    Starting
    Electric start w/recoil backup
    Clutch
    PVT (Polaris Variable Transmission) R/N/L/H
    Cooling
    Liquid
    Lubrication
    Dry sump
    Oil Capacity
    2 qts.

    Drivetrain

    Drive
    Shaft

    Brakes/Wheels/Tires

    Brakes
    Front: Single-lever hydraulic disc
    Rear: Hydraulic foot brake
    Rear Caliper: Hydraulic opposed piston caliper
    Rear Disc: fixed disc
    Parking Brake: Hydraulic lock, all wheel
    Tires
    Front: 25 x 8-12
    Rear: 25 x 11-12

    Electrical

    Alternator
    250 watts

    Operational

    Suspension
    Front: MacPherson strut with 6.7 in. travel
    Rear: Fully Independent, progressive rate w/anti-roll bar; 9.5 in. travel
    Load Capacity
    Front: 90lbs.
    Rear: 180lbs.
    Towing Capacity
    1225 lbs.

    Other

    Colors
    Camo Green
    Red
    Yellow

    Additional Features

  • Digital Speedometer/Odometer
  • Digital Tripmeter
  • Digital Hourmeter
  • High Beam Indicator
  • Neutral/Reverse Light: R/N/L/H
  • Warning Lights for High Temp/Low Battery
  • DC Outlet
  • Color


    Camo Green

    Yellow
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