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Sportsman 850 Features


Discover new terrain and push new limits from first ride to last. The Sportsman 850 is forged in toughness and packed with features to tame the rugged off-road.

Polaris Sportsman 850 Superior Ground Clearance

Superior Ground Clearance

When the terrain turns unpredictable, rise above the nasty stuff and avoid obstacles with 11.5” of ground clearance.

Polaris Sportsman 850 on a rocky river

Smoothest Suspension

Industry exclusive Independent Rear Suspension not only smooths rough trails, it also further isolates you from bumps and vibrations for even greater all-day riding comfort.

Polaris Sportsman 850 48” Wide Stance Freedom

48” Wide Stance Freedom

Ride on designated trail widths of your choosing and explore off-trail with the nimble and easy to maneuver 48” wide stance.


Hard-working capability has always been our calling card, and the Sportsman 850 continues the tradition with any-situation toughness, towing and payload that works harder so you don’t have to.

Polaris Sportsman 850 Powerful Towing Capability

Powerful Towing Capability

You can tow, pull and drag heavy loads in order to finish big jobs, or get all your gear to camp in one trip, thanks to a massive 1,500 lb of towing capacity.

Polaris Sportsman 850 All Weather Reliability

All-Weather Reliability

Extreme cold, heat or precipitation won’t slow you down thanks to the cranking power of the industry’s largest 30 A.H battery and quick-start reliability of Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI).

Polaris Sportsman 850 Industry-Leading Capacity

Industry-Leading Capacity

Bring everything you need for the job, hunt or ride with tough, steel reinforced racks and industry-leading 360 lb capacity and 575 lb of payload capability.