Polaris Sportsman 500 Reviews
Description:Polaris Sportsman 500, 4-valve, 4-stroke liquid-cooled engine. Advanced dry-sump lubrication system. Independent long-travel (9.5") suspension with stabilizing anti-roll bar. Tight-turning MacPherson strut long-travel (6.25") front suspension. ... more
Polaris Sportsman 500 ...
Independent 4-wheel shaft drive. Intelligent On-Demand true 4-wheel drive with new on/off thumb switch. Automatic transmission (PVT) with dual-sensing EBS (Engine Braking System). Single-lever, all-wheel hydraulic disc brakes; hydraulic rear-axle foot brake.
Newest Review: ... atvs have much nicer steering than the 2000. I can climb anything and am very satisfied with the durability of the design. ... more
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Customer Polaris Sportsman 500 Reviews (2)
by john - written on 09/09/06
I have had my atv for 4 years and enjoy it it a great deal. I have had a few problems such as jamming of shifter and unable to get out of gear, a parasitic draw that keeps killing my batteries and steering that is very heavy compared to other atvs. The new POLARIS atvs have much nicer steering than the 2000. I can climb anything and am very satisfied with the durability of the design. I do have a problem with water collecting in the recoil case which rusts the starter despite having the recoil firmly over the opening for the rope. This ATV is the only one with a nice high light which is great when you are plowing snow. All the others have them low and thus ... Read the complete review
by - written on 20/06/03, updated on 20/06/03 (Somewhat useful, 4278 readings)
I recently purchased a new Polaris Sportsman 500. I have had many quads beforehand and am a very experience rider, but nothing prepared me for the power that this thing has. I blew a stock Yamaha Banshee, Yamaha Raptor, and Kawasaki KFX 700 in a sand drag by far. It mono's when you give it the slightest bit of fuel even though it is quite a heavy machine, and can out pull a tractor. I have never seen anything like it in my life, i needed more power so thats why i traded in my old Raptor for this beast, i am glad i done so. Highly recommended ... Read the complete review