POLARIS Sportsman 500 H.O. (2008-2009) Specs, Performance & Photos

Segment: ATV/Quad
Production years: 2008, 2009

POLARIS Sportsman 500 H.O. 2008-2009 2 Photos
POLARIS Sportsman 500 H.O. (2008-2009)POLARIS Sportsman 500 H.O. (2008-2009)

The 2008 Polaris Sportsman 500 H.O. is a great choice for those in search of a quad with middleweight displacement but the power rating of bigger machines. Thanks to its high-output engine, this carbureted quad is able to deliver more than meets the eye, for both work and play. With a massive racking and towing capacity, even the most demanding outdoor tasks can be carried out with ease. A front storage box is provides a nifty place for personal gear or tools, enhancing the convenience of riding this ATV.

The automatic dual-ratio transmission with selectable AWD makes it easy to use, and even fresh riders will quickly learn how to maneuver this quad. The independent rear suspension comes with progressive rate springs for better copying the ground at all loading rates,a dding to the smoothness of the ride.

POLARIS Sportsman 500 H.O. 2008-2009

POLARIS Sportsman 500 H.O. 498

engine specs
Type:4-Stroke Single Cylinder, Liquid-cooled, high output
Displacement:498 cm3
Bore X Stroke:-
Compression Ratio:-
Horsepower:0/0 KW(hp)/RPM
Torque:0/0 lb-ft/RPM OR 0 Nm/RPM
Fuel System:Carburetor, 40mm CV Mikuni
transmission specs
Gearbox:Automatic PVT H/L/N/R/P
Primary Drive:-
Final Drive:Automatic PVT, 2WD/AWD
chassis specs
Front Suspension:MacPherson Strut With 8.2-inch (20.8 cm) Travel
Rear Suspension:Dual A-Arm, IRS 9.5-inch (24.1 cm) Travel
Front Brake:Single Lever Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake:Hydraulic Rear Foot Brake
dimension specs
Overall Length:83 in OR 2108 mm
Overall Width:48 in OR 1219 mm
Seat Height:33.7 in OR 856 mm
Wheelbase:50.5 in OR 1283 mm
Ground Clearance:11.3 in OR 287 mm
Weight:697 lbs OR 316 kg
Fuel Capacity:4.2 gallons OR 15.9 L
tyres specs
Front:25 x 8-12; 489
Rear:25 x 10-12; 489
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