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Sportsman MV7
Designed for Combat, This is THE Toughest ATV Ever Built

Sportsman MV7Introduced in 2005, the Sportsman MV7 has received enthusiastic response from new and repeat ATV owners that require an extraordinarily tough and hard-working vehicle. It is equipped to handle virtually anything.

The Sportsman MV7 inherited its tough, hard-working qualities from the ATV Polaris designed and built for the U.S. military. That vehicle is now in use in Iraq and Afghanistan. It hauls heavy loads, operates in extreme temperatures and maneuvers in unforgiving, rugged mountain and desert terrain and it can be dropped into location by helicopter.

The Sportsman MV7 inherited virtually everything from that military design, including its “drop in anywhere” toughness. Exclusive Sportsman MV7 components include:

  • A reinforced frame withstands heavy loads and rough treatment;
  • High-capacity, reinforced steel cargo racks with D-ring tie-downs;
  • Cargo capacity of 450 pounds, nearly twice that of most ATVs;
  • Two 2,500-lb winches – one in front, one in back;
  • Goodyear® run-flat tires;
  • Two fuel tanks: a 4.75-gallon primary tank and a 4-gallon auxiliary tank under the rear rack.

The Sportsman MV7 has Goodyear® EMT (Extended Mobility Technology) Mud Runner Run Flat tires. Even after being punctured, these tires are guaranteed to run for 50 miles at 25 mph with no air pressure. The tread pattern on the Goodyear EMT provides outstanding traction on virtually all types of terrain.

The power plant for the Sportsman MV7 is a liquid-cooled Liberty™ 700 engine. This even-firing parallel twin provides incredible torque for towing and hauling heavy loads. It has a broad powerband that allows the Sportsman MV7 to cruise or tow at impressive top-end speeds.

To effectively manage the Liberty 700 engine power, the Sportsman MV7 uses a Polaris Variable Transmission (PVT). The PVT continually senses engine speed and vehicle torque load and delivers the proper amount of power to the drive wheels for every type of riding situation. This is the industry’s all-time best-selling automatic transmission and it uses a durable belt that is backed by a Polaris lifetime limited warranty.

Traction is delivered by Polaris’ industry-leading On-Demand All-Wheel Drive (AWD). Activated by a handlebar-mounted thumb switch, the Polaris AWD system monitors the traction of the rear drive wheels. When the system senses a rear wheel is losing traction, it instantly and automatically engages both front wheels to provide full torque to all four wheels. Power is delivered to all four wheels by four-wheel independent shaft drive. The system reverts back to 2WD automatically when AWD is no longer needed.

The Sportsman MV7 suspension is uniquely built to handle rough use and heavy loads. In front is a beefed-up MacPherson strut front suspension with 8.2 inches of travel. In back is a fortified version of the industry-leading long-travel Polaris Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) with 9 inches of travel and 10.25 inches ground clearance.

When hauling, towing, climbing or running in AWD, the Sportsman MV7 ride is kept smooth with double off-set joint (DOJ) half-shafts that reduce vibration. Polaris Engine Braking System (EBS) is standard on the Sportsman MV7 and assists in braking on steep inclines.
Sportsman MV7 is equipped with additional premium features, including:

  • Clear high-beam headlights with reflector optics that cast a bright, wide beam;
  • Extra-tough floorboards;
  • Single-lever, all-wheel hydraulic disc brakes;
  • Drum shift with a simple inline shift pattern for easy movement between High, Low, Neutral and Reverse.

Sportsman MV7The Sportsman MV7 is available in Military Green.

Polaris reserves the right to change specifications at any time without incurring obligations.
* The Sportsman MV is not legal for registration in all states due to weight restrictions. Consult your Polaris ATV dealer for availability.

Engine Type 4-stroke
Displacement 683 cc
Carburetion Mikumi 34 mm CV
Cooling Liquid
Starting Electric
Final Drive Shaft
Transmission P/R/N/L/H
Drive System Automatic PVT
EBS (Engine Braking System) Standard
Front Suspension MacPherson strut with 8.2"/20.8cm travel in/cm
Rear Suspension Fully independent, progressive rate with anti-roll bar; 9.5"/24.1cm travel in/cm
Front/Rear Brakes Single-lever hydraulic disc w/ hydraulic rear foot brake
Front Tires 25x8-12 Mudrunner Run Flat
Rear Tires 25x10-12 Mudrunner Run Flat
Wheelbase 50.8/128.9 in/cm
Turning Radius (inside tire) 78/198.1 in/cm
Dry Weight 992/449.9 lbs/kg
Length/Width/Height 89x47x51 / 226.1x119.4x129.5 in/cm
Seat Height 35/88.9 in/cm
Fuel Capacity 4.75 / 17.19; 4/15.1 U.S. gallons/L
Front-Rack Capacity* 150/68 lbs/kg
Rear-Rack Capacity* 300/136 lbs/kg
Hitch Std / Receiver
Hitch Towing Capacity* 1500/680.4 lbs/kg
Hitch Tongue Weight* 150/68.2 lbs/kg
Ground Clearance 10.5/26.7 in/cm
Gauge Type Digital
Speedometer/Odometer Standard
Tachometer Standard
Tripmeter Standard
Hourmeter Standard
High Beam Indicator Standard
Gear Indicator Standard
Fuel Gauge Electric / Mechanical
Warning Lights Hi Temp / Low Battery
DC Outlet Standard
Colors Military Green
MSRP (US$) 9699 MSRP (US$)
MSRP (CAN$) 13499 MSRP (CAN$)

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