Sportsman® 850

TOP PERFORMANCE FOR EVERY ADVENTURE

2019 Sportsman® 850 Sage Green is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 85.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from First Ride Evaluation, AWSOME!!! I went out today for the first ride on a new machine, this 850SP is awesome.Power to spare, great handling? That exhaust note is sweet compared to my 2016 570. My only complaint is the CST tires. I had 2 flat tires in the first 20 miles. Both were small punctures on the side walls. If CST had any sidewall protection, i don't think this would have happened. Hey you guys in R&D you designed a great machine, why did you go cheap with these CST tires? I'm glad it has ample storage for an air compressor and plug kit or else I'd still be walking! I'd rate this 850SP a 5 star if it weren't for the cheap tires.
Date published: 2018-07-28
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Plenty power I bought this 850 Sportsman for hunting and scouting. It has power to handle rough terrain but it's not an optimum hunting machine. It is too loud for hunting and it doesn't idle around at slow speed well. The differentials are noisy. Fuel consumption is higher than any other motorcycle that I have ever owned. It performs well in situations where it is being accellerated. There are wires exposed on the machine which brings concern about riding thru brush, briars and sapplings. I can't say that I am unhappy about the purchase but it certainly wasn't what I was expecting. I guess the Honda's Ive owned in the past just have me spoiled.
Date published: 2019-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beyond pleased! I bought my Polaris Sportman 850 in March. I’ve put a couple hundred miles on since I’ve owned it and they’ve been hard miles mostly. I’m beyond pleased with it. The power of the twin cylinder high output engine nnis unbelievable. You can stand it up on two wheels without even trying. So far it’s tackled everything I’ve put it through with no problems. It does great in the mud. And it’s such a comfortable ride. The arched A-arms are so nice to have. My only complaint is the location of the radiator. It’s plugs with much pretty easy. But it’s also very easy to clean. Other than that this quad has been so great to me and has shown up quite of few other brands in the woods. My cousin said he will definitely purchasing a Polaris for his next quad after seeing how mine performs. I’m proud to say I own a Polaris!
Date published: 2018-06-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Machine! Only have 500 miles on it but so far so good. I moved into this from a 570 and I have to admit that it takes some getting use to due to the power. There has been a couple of times that I hit the throttle and it takes off way faster than the 570. I love that the grill comes out to make cleaning the radiator easy and the removable storage tray is awesome because it makes everything very accessible
Date published: 2018-06-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Definitely worth the price I bought a new 850 sportsman, it's pretty good, thought it would have a touch more power. It's alright though. Nice cup holder. Needs a 2" receiver hitch. Could move the rear axle back a couple inches too. Over all a nice unit. Brake light switch don't work on foot brake. Cup holder is on the wrong side. Nice storage. Tires could be better. Smooth down the road at 83 though.
Date published: 2018-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great machine, love it. This is my third polaris machine, they just keep getting better. Excellent ride, excellent power, excellent fuel economy. I highly recommend the factory option racks and bumpers, really improves the look and utility of the machine, while protecting it as well. Dealer installed them before I picked it up, easy as that. The polaris plow is extremely easy to put on and off with no mounts hanging below the frame rails. Plows awesome. Extremely fast in the woods and pits. Sounds great with the new single exhaust just like the 1000. Very happy I decided to grab a 2019.
Date published: 2019-03-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great bike!!! I bought 2 Polaris HF great bike for the price, but I’m having problems with the rear differential on both bikes... I have talk to other people and they have told me the same..... front and rear diff are to weak for the amount of power this bike have.... I would like for guys to take a look into this problem...
Date published: 2018-06-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best fourhweeler on the market You get the most for your money. This thing is ready to go through just about anything straight from the factory. I knew soon as I saw it on the showroom floor I had to have it. It is dependable, reliable, tough, and sure does look good!
Date published: 2018-08-06
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Customer Reviews
Starting at $8,999 US MSRP
 

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EXPLORE THE 2019 SPORTSMAN® 850 LINE-UP

Engineered with improved capabilities, unrelenting power, and renowned suspension and handling, the 2019 Sportsman 850 delivers top performance with legendary toughness.

POWER THROUGH THE ELEMENTS HIGH-OUTPUT 78 HORSEPOWER ENGINE

The powerful 2019 78 ProStar Engine and rider-active design allow superior sightlines and a better ride no matter the terrain. Plus True On-Demand All Wheel Drive to give you the traction you need, when you need it. 

START YOUR DAY WITH CONFIDENCE 67% LARGER BATTERY

Start your days early and have confidence in your ride with the NEW and improved 67% larger battery. Get more done quickly so you can hit the trails sooner with 1,500 lbs. of towing capacity. 

KEEP THE THRILL RIDE GOING 3RD HIGH BEAM HEADLIGHT

Go further with clear visibility of the path ahead with a 3rd handlebar-mounted pod light. Stay informed on your vehicles performance with an easy to read LED digital display system.

Specifications

Power

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Engine Type

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ProStar SOHC 4-Stroke Twin Cylinder

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Cylinders Displacement

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2 / 850cc

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Transmission/Final Drive

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Automatic PVT P/R/N/L/H; Shaft Drive

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Horsepower

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78 HP

Suspension & Handling

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Front Suspension

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High Clearance Arched Dual A-Arm 9 in (22.9 cm) Travel

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Rear Suspension

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High Clearance Arched Dual A-Arm, Rolled IRS, 10.25 in (26 cm) Travel

Payload & Towing

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Payload Capacity 

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575 lb (261 kg )

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Hitch Towing Rating

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1,500 lb (680.4 kg)

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Cargo System

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Lock & Ride, 2 Cast Rack Extenders 4 Gal (15 L) Front Dry Storage 2 Gal (8 L) Rear Storage

Sportsman 850