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2006 Polaris Youth ATVs
Sportsman 90, Predator 90 and Predator 50 Are Safe, Fun, and Easy to Use

Predator 90Polaris youth ATVs are the best selling line of youth vehicles for young and beginner riders. The youth line includes the Sportsman 90, Predator 90 and Predator 50. Because all of these ATVs include popular features found on full-size Polaris ATVs, they are safe, easy to use and fun to ride.

New for 2006, the Predator 90 and Sportsman 90 include daytime running lights to make the ATVs more visible to others. Continuing in all 2006 Polaris youth models are the features that make these the best-selling youth ATVs, including electric start, automatic transmission and reverse.

Polaris youth ATVs provide parents and guardians with controls that allow them to monitor how and when the vehicles are used. The parental and safety controls include an engine-stop tether cord, removable ignition key and electronic throttle safety control. Mechanical and electronic speed controls enable adults to set a maximum speed control limit.

Other safety features include the new daytime running lights, plus full floorboards and heat shields to protect young riders. Polaris Youth ATVs purchased from an authorized dealer come with a high-visibility whip flag, DOT-approved helmet, speed limiter and safety video. In the U.S., dealers provide safety training for parents and rider with every purchase.

Sportsman 90 and Predator 90
The Sportsman 90 and Predator 90 are for riders 12-years and older. These two models have five inches of rear suspension travel and a soft suspension calibration for a smooth ride. The front-end geometry of these models delivers a tighter turning radius than other youth models. An electric start interlock requires the brake to be engaged for the engine to start.

New last year, the Sportsman 90 and Predator 90 got quieter, with a redesigned silencer, and delivered better throttle response and low-RPM power for better, more consistent overall riding. In addition, each has a filter in the cooling fan duct to prevent debris from clogging the cool air intake.

The Sportsman 90 looks like the full-sized Sportsman models with a cosmetic headlight pod, front and rear racks, front bumper and fender flares, and now comes in two standard colors -- Sportsman Green and Red.

The Predator 90 looks like a full-size Predator 500 with its styled bodywork and cool graphics.

Predator 90Sportsman 90 SPECIFICATIONS
Engine
Engine Type 2-stroke
Displacement 89 cc
Carburetion Mikuni VM16
Cooling Fan cooled
Starting Electric w/ kick-start backup
Drivetrain
Final Drive Chain
Transmission F/N/R
Drive System Automatic CVT
Suspension
Front Suspension 4.25/10.8 in/cm
Rear Suspension 5/12.7 in/cm
Brakes
Front/Rear Brakes Mechanical drum
Tires
Front Tires 19x7-8 (3psi)
Rear Tires 19x9.5-8 (3psi)
Dimensions/Capacities
Wheelbase 38.5/97.8 in/cm
Turning Radius (inside tire) 70/177.8 in/cm
Dry Weight 276/125.2 lbs/kg
Length/Width/Height 59.8x35.8x36.6 / 151.8x90.8x93 in/cm
Seat Height 28/71.1 in/cm
Fuel Capacity 1.3/4.9 U.S. gallons/L
Front-Rack Capacity* 10/4.5 lbs/kg
Rear-Rack Capacity* 20/9.1 lbs/kg
Ground Clearance 5/12.7 in/cm
Instrumentation/Features
Gear Indicator Neutral / Reverse
Warning Lights Low Oil
Colors
Colors Red, Green
MSRP
MSRP (US$) 2399 MSRP (US$)
MSRP (CAN$) 3299 MSRP (CAN$)


Predator 90 SPECIFICATIONS
Engine
Engine Type 2-stroke
Displacement 89 cc
Carburetion Mikuni VM16
Cooling Fan cooled
Starting Electric w/ kick-start backup
Drivetrain
Final Drive Chain
Transmission F/N/R
Drive System Automatic CVT
Suspension
Front Suspension 4.25/10.8 in/cm
Rear Suspension 5/12.7 in/cm
Brakes
Front/Rear Brakes Mechanical drum
Tires
Front Tires 19x7-8 (3psi)
Rear Tires 18x9.5-8 (3psi)
Dimensions/Capacities
Wheelbase 38.5/97.8 in/cm
Turning Radius (inside tire) 70/177.8 in/cm
Dry Weight 262/118.8 lbs/kg
Length/Width/Height 57.1x35.8x36.1 / 145x90.8x91.7 in/cm
Seat Height 27/68.6 in/cm
Fuel Capacity 1.3/4.9 U.S. gallons/L
Ground Clearance 5/12.7 in/cm
Instrumentation/Features
Gear Indicator Neutral / Reverse
Warning Lights Low Oil
Colors
Colors White, Red
MSRP
MSRP (US$) 2399 MSRP (US$)
MSRP (CAN$) 3299 MSRP (CAN$)

Predator 50Predator 50
The minimum age for the Predator 50 is six years old. Adults overseeing use of the Predator 50 have more control with a parental tether. This long cord plugs into a rear tether switch so that an adult walking or running alongside the vehicle can stop the engine instantly by pulling the cord. This allows the adult to have full influence over the use of the machine as young riders get accustomed to operating it.

The Predator 50 has footwells that are adjustable for young riders as they grow. It also has slightly more narrow front tires for easier steering and better maneuverability.

The Predator 90 and 50 now come in two standard colors White and Red.

Predator 50 SPECIFICATIONS
Engine
Engine Type 2-stroke
Displacement 49 cc
Carburetion H68K
Cooling Air cooled
Starting Electric w/ kick-start backup
Drivetrain
Final Drive Chain
Transmission Forward
Drive System Automatic CVT
Suspension
Front Suspension 3/7.6 in/cm
Rear Suspension 3/7.6 in/cm
Brakes
Front/Rear Brakes Mechanical drum
Tires
Front Tires 16x6.5-7 (3psi)
Rear Tires 16x8-7 (3psi)
Dimensions/Capacities
Wheelbase 33/84 in/cm
Turning Radius (inside tire) 60/152.4 in/cm
Dry Weight 185/83.9 lbs/kg
Length/Width/Height 48x31.5x28 / 122x80x71.1 in/cm
Seat Height 23/58.4 in/cm
Fuel Capacity 1/3.8 U.S. gallons/L
Ground Clearance 4/10.2 in/cm
Instrumentation/Features
Warning Lights Low Oil
Colors
Colors White, Red
MSRP
MSRP (US$) 1899 MSRP (US$)
MSRP (CAN$) 2599 MSRP (CAN$)


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