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Polaris

2008 Sportsman 500 H.O.

Sportsman 500 H.O. Green
Sportsman 500 H.O. Green

Back by popular demand, the legendary Sportsman that started it all. With On-Demand True AWD, IRS, Disc Brakes, plenty of storage, and the lowest MSRP ever for a Sportsman 500, you get the legendary ride and handling at an unbelievable price.

Standard Features

  • Independent Rear Suspension (IRS): The heart of what makes a Sportsman a Sportsman. The rock-solid, proven design minimizes body roll and keeps the ride smooth.
  • Front Storage: The largest front storage of any ATV. Large capacity lets you carry loads of gear and still have access to it even with items tied down to the deck.
  • Automatic Transmission with H/L/N/R: 8 inches (20.3 centimeters).
  • Hydraulic front disc brakes.
  • Electric start with back-up recoil start.
  • 500 cubic centimeter carbureted engine.

Additional Specifications

  • Drive System: Automatic PVT 2WD / AWD
  • Wheels: Stamped steel
  • Hitch / Type: Standard / receiver
  •  Instrumentation
    • Digital gauge
    •  Speedometer
    •  Odometer
    •  Tachometer
    •  Tripmeter
    •  Hourmeter
    •  Clock
    •  Gear indicator
    •  Fuel gauge
    •  Hi temp / low battery lights
    •  DC outlet

Specifications

  • Manufacturer Polaris
  • Model Year 2008
  • Model Sportsman™ 500 H.O.
  • MSRP $5,999.00*
  • Engine 4-stroke
  • Displacement 499 cc
  • Carburetion 40 mm CV Mikuni
  • Cooling Liquid
  • Starter Electric with recoil back-up
  • Transmission P/R/N/L/H
  • Final Drive Shaft
  • Drive System 4x4
  • Suspension Front: MacPherson strut; 8.2 in. (20.8 cm) travel
  • Rear: Fully independent, progressive rate with anti-roll bar; 9.5 in. (24.1 cm) travel
  • Brakes Front: Single lever hydraulic disc
  • Rear: Hydraulic rear foot brake
  • Tires Front: 25 x 8-12; 489
  • Rear: 25 x 11-12; 489
  • Length 83 in. (210.8 cm)
  • Width 48 in. (121.9 cm)
  • Height 48 in. (121.9 cm)
  • Wheelbase 50.5 in. (128.3 cm)
  • Seat Height 33.75 in. (85.7 cm)
  • Ground Clearance 11.25 in. (28.6 cm)
  • Dry Weight 696 lbs. (316 kg)
  • Fuel Capacity 4.1 gal. (15.5 l)
  • Load Capacity Front Rack: 90 lbs. (40.8 kg)
  • Rear Rack: 180 lbs. (81.6 kg)
  • Towing Capacity 1,225 lbs. (555.7 kg)
  • Colors Sage Green, Indy Red

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