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2011 Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O. EFI 4x4 ATV Model Info

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2011 Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O. EFI 4x4 ATV
2011 Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O.  EFI  ATV
Sportsman 500 H.O. EFI 4x4 ATV - Sage Green

Hardest Working Features - New Features!

  • NEW! Updated styling - smaller
    appearance, less bulky, improved sight lines for operator, chassis rigidity strengthened
  • NEW! Lock & Ride® front rack with available front storage box
  • NEW! Improved radiator location-raised up more than 3-inches and angled rearward for better mud protection
  • NEW! Lock & Ride® rear rack
  • NEW! Lower winch mount
  • NEW! Sportsman XP-styled bumper headlights
  • 499cc, high output engine
  • Polaris On-Demand, True All-Wheel Drive
  • 1225 lb/557.7 kg towing
  • 180 lb/81.6 kg rear rack capacity, 90 lb/40.8 front rack capacity

Smoothest Riding Features

  • Carlisle 489 tires
  • IRS with 9.5 in/24.1 cm rear travel
  • MacPherson strut front suspension with 8.2 in/ 20.8 cm travel
  • 11.25 in/28.6 cm of ground clearance
  • Available in Red and Green

2011 Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O. EFI 4x4 ATV Specifications
Engine Type 4-Stroke Single Cylinder
Displacement 498cc High Output (H.O.)
Fuel System Carbureted
Cooling Liquid
Transmission/Final Drive Automatic PVT P/R/N/L/H; Shaft
Drive System On-Demand True AWD/2WD
Engine Braking System/
Active Descent Control
Front Suspension MacPherson Strut With 8.2" (20.8 cm) Travel
Rear Suspension Dual A-Arm, Rolled 8.75" (22.2 cm) Travel
Front/Rear Brakes Single Lever 4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc with Hydraulic Rear Foot Brake
Parking Brake Park in Transmission/Lockable Hand Lever
Front Tires 25 x 8-12; 489
Rear Tires 25 x 11-12; 489
Wheels Stamped Steel
Wheelbase 57" (144.8 cm)
Dry Weight 740 lb (335.7 kg)
Overall Vehicle Size
(L x W x H)
86 x 48 x 48"
(218.4 x 121.9 x 121.9 cm)
Ground Clearance 11" (27.9 cm)
Seat Height 33.75" (85.7 cm)
Fuel Capacity 4.1 gal (15.5 L)
Bed Box Dimensions
(L x W x H)
Front/Rear Rack Box Capacity 90 lb (40.8 kg)/180 lb (81.6 kg)
Payload Capacity 450 lb.(w/ 180 lb. person) / (204kg w/81.6kg person)
Hitch Towing Rating 1,225 lb (555.7 kg)
Unbraked Trailer Towing Capacity 1,995 lb (905 kg)
Hitch/Type Standard/1.25" Receiver
Cargo System Lock & Ride
Lighting Dual 50w Low Beam Bumper Lights / Single 50w High Beam Pod Light
 Electronic Power Steering N.A.
Instrumentation Digital Gauge, Speedometer, Odometer, Tachometer, Tripmeter, Gear Indicator, Fuel Gauge, AWD Indicator, Hi-Temp/Low-Batt Lights, DC Outlet
Colors Indy Red, Sage Green

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