Locating Your ATV's VIN
The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) of your Polaris ATV is a unique number used to identify your vehicle. It is stamped on the frame of your ATV.
On vehicles from 1997 and newer, the VIN is 17 digits. Prior to that, a VIN was only seven digits.
Where the VIN is stamped depends on the model of your vehicle.
Model Year 2011 to Present
For ATVs from model year 2011 to the present, the VIN usually is located either in the front left wheel well or the back left lower frame rail.
For Scrambler models; Sportsman 550, 850 and XP 1000 models; Outlaw; Trail Boss; Trail Blazer and 2011 Hawkeye models, the VIN is in the left front wheel well.
For Sportsman 400, 450, 500, 570, 800 and ETX models; 2013 Hawkeye models and Sportsman 6x6 models from 2011-14, the VIN can be found on the left rear frame.
On Sportsman XP 1000 S and Scrambler XP 1000 S models, the VIN is stamped in the right rear wheel well.
Sportsman 570 6x6 models from 2017 and 2018 also feature a VIN stamp in the right rear wheel well.
Model Years 1998-2010
From model year 1998 until 2010, all VIN stamps can be found on the frame in the front left wheel well.
The below photo shows the location of the VIN on a 2005 Predator.
Model Years 1996 and 1997
Model year 1996 vehicles have a VIN stamp either on the right side, in front of the shift selector box (A) or under the seat on the upper shock mount cross member (B). For model year 1997, the VIN was stamped under the seat, on the right hand frame rail near the airbox (C).
Model Years 1985-1995
On vehicles from 1985-1995, the VIN can be found stamped stamped on the frame in the right-hand side foot well. Look in the locations pictured below.
For youth ATVs from model years 2007 to present, the VIN can be found in one of two spots. It is stamped on the frame in the left front wheel well (pictured below left) for Outlaw 110, Sportsman 110, Sportsman 90, Outlaw 90 and Phoenix 200 models. It can be found on the front of the vehicle (below right) for Outlaw 50 and Predator 50 models.
From 2004 to 2006, the VIN was stamped in the left front wheel well for Phoenix 200 models, the right lower frame tube for Predator 50 models and on the right front upper shock mount for Predator 90 and Sportsman 90 models.
The VIN can be found on the front of 2001-03 Predator 90, Scrambler 90 and Scrambler 50 models.