2017 Polaris Sportsman 450 H.O.
2017 Polaris Sportsman 450 H.O.

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Polaris
Polaris
Model Year
2017
2017
Model
Sportsman 450 H.O.
Sportsman 450 H.O.
Model Code
A17SEA50A1
A17SEA50A1
Color
Sage Green
Sage Green

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front / Rear - Single Lever 4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc with Hydraulic Rear Foot Brake

Parking Brake - Park in Transmission / Lockable Hand Lever

Front / Rear - Single Lever 4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc with Hydraulic Rear Foot Brake

Parking Brake - Park in Transmission / Lockable Hand Lever

Tires

Front - 24 x 8-12, NS388

Rear - 24 x 10-12, NS388

Front - 24 x 8-12, NS388

Rear - 24 x 10-12, NS388

Wheels
Stamped steel
Stamped steel

Dimensions

Length
83 in. (210.8 cm)
83 in. (210.8 cm)
Height
47 in. (119.4 cm)
47 in. (119.4 cm)
Width
48 in. (121.9 cm)
48 in. (121.9 cm)
Weight
Estimated Dry - 685 lbs. (311 kg)
Estimated Dry - 685 lbs. (311 kg)
Ground Clearance
10.5 in. (26.7 cm)
10.5 in. (26.7 cm)
Wheelbase
50.5 in. (128.3 cm)
50.5 in. (128.3 cm)
Seat Height
33.25 in. (84.5 cm)
33.25 in. (84.5 cm)

Drivetrain

Transmission
Automatic PVT P/R/N/L/H
Automatic PVT P/R/N/L/H
Drive System
4x4
4x4
Drive

On-demand true AWD/2WD

Final - Shaft

On-demand true AWD/2WD

Final - Shaft

Electrical

Instrumentation
Analog speedometer, digital odometer, tachometer, 2 tripmeters, hour meter, clock, service indicator, diagnostic indicator, gear indicator, fuel gauge, AWD indicator, hi-temp / low battery lights, DC outlet
Analog speedometer, digital odometer, tachometer, 2 tripmeters, hour meter, clock, service indicator, diagnostic indicator, gear indicator, fuel gauge, AWD indicator, hi-temp / low battery lights, DC outlet

Engine

Engine
4-Stroke OHC Single Cylinder
4-Stroke OHC Single Cylinder
Horsepower
33 hp
33 hp
Displacement
500cc
500cc
Fuel Capacity
4.5 gal. (17 l)
4.5 gal. (17 l)
Cooling
Liquid
Liquid
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)

Operational

Suspension

Front - MacPherson strut; 8.2 in. (20.8 cm) travelRear - Dual A-arm, IRS; 9.5 in. (24.1 cm) travel

Front - MacPherson strut; 8.2 in. (20.8 cm) travelRear - Dual A-arm, IRS; 9.5 in. (24.1 cm) travel

Load Capacity

Payload - 485 lbs. (220 kg)Front Rack - 90 lbs. (40.8 kg)

Rear Rack - 180 lbs. (81.6 kg)

Payload - 485 lbs. (220 kg)Front Rack - 90 lbs. (40.8 kg)

Rear Rack - 180 lbs. (81.6 kg)

Towing Capacity
1,225 lbs. (555.7 kg)
1,225 lbs. (555.7 kg)
Frame
Hitch - 1.25 in. receiver
Hitch - 1.25 in. receiver

Other

Additional Colors
Velocity Blue
Velocity Blue
Lighting
50W high beam, Dual 50W low beam headlights, dual brake lights / tail lights
50W high beam, Dual 50W low beam headlights, dual brake lights / tail lights

Features

Hardest Working

  • SEE HOW SPORTSMAN® 450 H.O. WINS: See how Sportsman® 450 H.O. wins against Honda® Rancher® in everything that matters. More Power, More Hauling, all for a better value.
  • SPORTSMAN® 450 H.O. VS. HONDA® RANCHER: When it comes to a hard working and smooth riding recreation and utlity ATV look no further than the Sportsman 450 H.O. Compared to Honda® Rancher® the choice is clear. Sportsman delivers more power, more towing, more hauling and a more comfortable ride making it a far superior value.
  • TRUE ON-DEMAND ALL WHEEL DRIVE: Polaris Sportsman, the best selling automatic 4x4. The AWD engages all four tires when the rear wheels slip and you need more forward traction. Reverts back to 2WD when you don’t. Its simple and doesn't require pushing any extra buttons or pulling levers like the competition.
  • HARD WORKING COMBINED 270 LBS. RACK CAPACITY: Carry more with a combined front and rear rack capacity of 270 lbs (180 lbs. Rear, 90 lbs. Front capacity). Sportsman 450 H.O. features flat racks and integrated steel tie downs to easily tie down and secure cargo.
  • INTEGRATED FRONT STORAGE: The most integrated storage of any ATV. The 6.5 gallon capacity lets you stow-away loads of gear and still have access to it, even with items tied to the deck.
  • LOCK & RIDE STORAGE SYSTEM: The Polaris Sportsman Lock and Ride Accessory system allows you to adapt on the fly and accessorize your ATV to tackle any task you throw at it. Sportsman ATVs have hundreds of Lock and Ride accessories to convert your vehicle from a trail machine, to the ultimate work or hunt machine in just seconds. When you need an ATV that can adapt to any task, you need a Sportsman.
  • INTEGRATED WINCH & PLOW MOUNTS: Sportsman's® Integrated Winch & Plow Mount System allows you to install or remove your plow system in under a minute without the need for big bulky mounts, leaving you with full factory ground clearance for the trail.

Smoothest Riding

  • HIGH GROUND CLEARANCE: A full 10.5 in. of obstacle-clearing off-road ground clearance lets you tackle some of the toughest terrain that comes your way.
  • LEGENDARY SMOOTH INDEPENDENT REAR SUSPENSION (IRS): Sportsman's® Legendary Smooth Independent Rear Suspension System gives you 9.5" of wheel travel for the best ride, provides maximum traction thanks to the camber change and best handling with the integrated torsion bar.
  • EASY TO OPERATE SINGLE LEVER BRAKES: Sportsman 450 H.O. makes braking easy with single handed operation using a Single Lever 4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc system that automatically applies braking force to the front and rear wheels. For rear wheel braking Sportsman 450 H.O. features a hydraulic rear foot brake.
  • COMFORT & ERGONOMICS: Sportsman comes standard with its contoured seat, optimized foam formulation and STX vinyl which provides all weather comfort. Spacious, flat footwells with integrated traction elements ensure solid footing.

Hardest Working

  • SEE HOW SPORTSMAN® 450 H.O. WINS: See how Sportsman® 450 H.O. wins against Honda® Rancher® in everything that matters. More Power, More Hauling, all for a better value.
  • SPORTSMAN® 450 H.O. VS. HONDA® RANCHER: When it comes to a hard working and smooth riding recreation and utlity ATV look no further than the Sportsman 450 H.O. Compared to Honda® Rancher® the choice is clear. Sportsman delivers more power, more towing, more hauling and a more comfortable ride making it a far superior value.
  • TRUE ON-DEMAND ALL WHEEL DRIVE: Polaris Sportsman, the best selling automatic 4x4. The AWD engages all four tires when the rear wheels slip and you need more forward traction. Reverts back to 2WD when you don’t. Its simple and doesn't require pushing any extra buttons or pulling levers like the competition.
  • HARD WORKING COMBINED 270 LBS. RACK CAPACITY: Carry more with a combined front and rear rack capacity of 270 lbs (180 lbs. Rear, 90 lbs. Front capacity). Sportsman 450 H.O. features flat racks and integrated steel tie downs to easily tie down and secure cargo.
  • INTEGRATED FRONT STORAGE: The most integrated storage of any ATV. The 6.5 gallon capacity lets you stow-away loads of gear and still have access to it, even with items tied to the deck.
  • LOCK & RIDE STORAGE SYSTEM: The Polaris Sportsman Lock and Ride Accessory system allows you to adapt on the fly and accessorize your ATV to tackle any task you throw at it. Sportsman ATVs have hundreds of Lock and Ride accessories to convert your vehicle from a trail machine, to the ultimate work or hunt machine in just seconds. When you need an ATV that can adapt to any task, you need a Sportsman.
  • INTEGRATED WINCH & PLOW MOUNTS: Sportsman's® Integrated Winch & Plow Mount System allows you to install or remove your plow system in under a minute without the need for big bulky mounts, leaving you with full factory ground clearance for the trail.

Smoothest Riding

  • HIGH GROUND CLEARANCE: A full 10.5 in. of obstacle-clearing off-road ground clearance lets you tackle some of the toughest terrain that comes your way.
  • LEGENDARY SMOOTH INDEPENDENT REAR SUSPENSION (IRS): Sportsman's® Legendary Smooth Independent Rear Suspension System gives you 9.5" of wheel travel for the best ride, provides maximum traction thanks to the camber change and best handling with the integrated torsion bar.
  • EASY TO OPERATE SINGLE LEVER BRAKES: Sportsman 450 H.O. makes braking easy with single handed operation using a Single Lever 4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc system that automatically applies braking force to the front and rear wheels. For rear wheel braking Sportsman 450 H.O. features a hydraulic rear foot brake.
  • COMFORT & ERGONOMICS: Sportsman comes standard with its contoured seat, optimized foam formulation and STX vinyl which provides all weather comfort. Spacious, flat footwells with integrated traction elements ensure solid footing.