2016 Polaris Sportsman 450 H.O.
2016 Polaris Sportsman 450 H.O.

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Polaris
Polaris
Model Year
2016
2016
Model
Sportsman 450 H.O.
Sportsman 450 H.O.
Model Code
A16SEA45A5
A16SEA45A5
Color
Velocity Blue
Velocity Blue

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

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

Parking - Park in Transmission / Lockable Hand Lever

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

Parking - Park in Transmission / Lockable Hand Lever

Tires

Front - 24X8-12, NS388

Rear - 24X10-12, NS388

Front - 24X8-12, NS388

Rear - 24X10-12, NS388

Wheels
Stamped Steel
Stamped Steel

Dimensions

Length
83"
83"
Height
46"
46"
Width
48"
48"
Weight
702 lb (318 kg)
702 lb (318 kg)
Ground Clearance
10.5" (26.7 cm)
10.5" (26.7 cm)
Wheelbase
50.5" (128.3 cm)
50.5" (128.3 cm)
Seat Height
33.25" (84.5 cm)
33.25" (84.5 cm)

Drivetrain

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

Electrical

Instrumentation
Analog Speedometer, Digital Odometer, Tachometer, 2 Tripmeters, Hour meter, Gear Indicator, Fuel Gauge, AWD Indicator, Low Battery, Hi-Temp Light, Clock, DC Outlet
Analog Speedometer, Digital Odometer, Tachometer, 2 Tripmeters, Hour meter, Gear Indicator, Fuel Gauge, AWD Indicator, Low Battery, Hi-Temp Light, Clock, DC Outlet

Engine

Engine
4-Stroke OHC Single Cylinder
4-Stroke OHC Single Cylinder
Horsepower
31 HP
31 HP
Fuel Capacity
4.5 gal (17.0 L)
4.5 gal (17.0 L)
Cooling
Liquid
Liquid
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injected
Electronic Fuel Injected

Operational

Suspension

Front - MacPherson Strut With 8.2" (20.8 cm) Travel

Rear - Dual A-Arm, IRS 9.5" (24.1 cm) Travel

Front - MacPherson Strut With 8.2" (20.8 cm) Travel

Rear - Dual A-Arm, IRS 9.5" (24.1 cm) Travel

Load Capacity

90 lb (40.8 kg)/180 lb (81.6 kg)

Payload - 485 lb. (220 kg )

90 lb (40.8 kg)/180 lb (81.6 kg)

Payload - 485 lb. (220 kg )

Towing Capacity
1,225 lb (555.7 kg)
1,225 lb (555.7 kg)

Other

Additional Colors
Sage Green
Sage Green
Lighting
Dual 50w Low Beam Bumper Lights, Single 50w High Beam Pod Light; Dual Brakelights/Taillights
Dual 50w Low Beam Bumper Lights, Single 50w High Beam Pod Light; Dual Brakelights/Taillights

Features

Hardest Working Features

  • POWERFUL 31 HORSEPOWER PROSTAR® ENGINE: With 31 Horsepower and Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) the 450 H.O. starts flawlessly and runs smoothly in varied temperature and altitude. And when compared to Honda® Rancher® the Sportsman 450 H.O. delivers 15% more power to tow more, haul more and go further.
  • HARD WORKING 270 LBS. COMBINED 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.
  • LOCK & RIDE® XL STORAGE SYSTEM: Carry more cargo with the Lock & Ride® XL Storage System. Tailor it to your needs with purpose-built internal bags designed specifically for hunting, trail riding, or utility applications
  • ON-DEMAND TRUE ALL WHEEL DRIVE: The best automatic 4x4 system out there, the AWD engages all four tires when the rear wheels slip and you need more forward traction and automatically reverts back to 2WD when you don’t.
  • 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.
  • INTEGRATED PLOW MOUNTS & GLACIER PRO® PLOW SYSTEM: Drive Up, Clip In & Go with the Polaris Engineered™ Glacier Pro® Plow System.

Smoothest Riding Features

  • LEGENDARY SMOOTH INDEPENDENT REAR SUSPENSION (IRS) WITH NEW SOFTER REAR SPRINGS: The Sportsman was the world's first ATV with IRS, a feature that made it as popular as it is today. For 2016 its rock-solid design has 9.5" of travel to minimize body roll and features new, softer rear suspension springs for a smoother ride.
  • 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 AND ERGONOMICS: For 2016, Sportsman 450 H.O. is equipped with a more comfortable seat with softer foam and more durable vinyl for better all weather comfort and durability.
  • POLARIS PVT AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION: Another Industry first, the Polaris PVT Automatic Transmission allows riders to easily shift between High, Low, Neutral, Reverse and Park.
  • HIGH GROUND CLEARANCE: A full 10.5" of obstacle-clearing ground clearance lets you tackle some of the toughest terrain that comes your way.
  • SEE WHY SPORTSMAN 450 H.O. IS THE MACHINE OF CHOICE: 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.

Hardest Working Features

  • POWERFUL 31 HORSEPOWER PROSTAR® ENGINE: With 31 Horsepower and Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) the 450 H.O. starts flawlessly and runs smoothly in varied temperature and altitude. And when compared to Honda® Rancher® the Sportsman 450 H.O. delivers 15% more power to tow more, haul more and go further.
  • HARD WORKING 270 LBS. COMBINED 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.
  • LOCK & RIDE® XL STORAGE SYSTEM: Carry more cargo with the Lock & Ride® XL Storage System. Tailor it to your needs with purpose-built internal bags designed specifically for hunting, trail riding, or utility applications
  • ON-DEMAND TRUE ALL WHEEL DRIVE: The best automatic 4x4 system out there, the AWD engages all four tires when the rear wheels slip and you need more forward traction and automatically reverts back to 2WD when you don’t.
  • 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.
  • INTEGRATED PLOW MOUNTS & GLACIER PRO® PLOW SYSTEM: Drive Up, Clip In & Go with the Polaris Engineered™ Glacier Pro® Plow System.

Smoothest Riding Features

  • LEGENDARY SMOOTH INDEPENDENT REAR SUSPENSION (IRS) WITH NEW SOFTER REAR SPRINGS: The Sportsman was the world's first ATV with IRS, a feature that made it as popular as it is today. For 2016 its rock-solid design has 9.5" of travel to minimize body roll and features new, softer rear suspension springs for a smoother ride.
  • 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 AND ERGONOMICS: For 2016, Sportsman 450 H.O. is equipped with a more comfortable seat with softer foam and more durable vinyl for better all weather comfort and durability.
  • POLARIS PVT AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION: Another Industry first, the Polaris PVT Automatic Transmission allows riders to easily shift between High, Low, Neutral, Reverse and Park.
  • HIGH GROUND CLEARANCE: A full 10.5" of obstacle-clearing ground clearance lets you tackle some of the toughest terrain that comes your way.
  • SEE WHY SPORTSMAN 450 H.O. IS THE MACHINE OF CHOICE: 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.