When the pavement ends, the Prowler is just getting started. Whether you’re fishing for excitement, or hunting for adventure, these side-by-sides are the machines to get you there.

Continue reading for more information on the Arctic Cat Prowler 550 XT.

  • 2015 Arctic Cat Prowler 550 XT
  • Year:
  • Engine:
    4-Stroke, 4-Valve
  • Displacement:
    545 cc
  • Price:

2015 Arctic Cat Prowler 550 XT Key Features:

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• 550 H1 4-Stroke Engine with EFI
• Power Sport Digital Gauge
• 2/4 WD with Electronic Front Differential Lock
• Electronic Power Steering
• Dual Bucket Seats
• Infinitely Adjustable Tilt Steering
• Dual Halogen Headlights with Light Bar
• Aluminum Wheels
• Rear 2-Inch Receiver
• Automotive-Style Hood
• 600 lb. Capacity Tilting Rear Cargo Box

2015 Arctic Cat Prowler 550 XT Features and Benefits:

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550 H1 4-Stroke Engine With EFI

The potent 550 H1 engine is a 545cc, SOHC, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder sporting electronic fuel injection. It’s another great engine, built right, right here in the good ol’ USA.

Fully-Independent Suspension

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To achieve maximum traction, it’s all about keeping your wheels on the ground all the time. That’s why Arctic Cat independent suspensions have to be best in the business. The 10-inches of ground clearance and 10-inches of suspension travel doesn’t hurt either.

Duro Kaden Tires With Aluminum Wheels

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The go anywhere, do everything Duro 3 Star Kaden is a great all purpose tire. With its great grip, smooth ride, and shiny aluminum wheels, it’s easy to see why this tire is a favorite among the offroad crowd.

Dual Halogen Headlights With Light Bar

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The LED light bar/halogen combo provides a longer, brighter beam to extend the days’ ride or finish up those “must get it done” chores.

2/4 WD With Electric Front Differential Lock

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When the going gets aggressive, flip a switch and you’re in 4WD. For maximum traction, lock the front differential.

Redesigned Dash

The Prowler XT has a completely new dash with all kinds of features. A shift lever for better ergonomics, cell phone cubby, large 1.9 gallon glove box, two 12 volt outlets and well-positioned Power Sport digital gauge.

Power Sport Digital Gauge

Precise readings of the information you need to run wild. The digital gauge features all the essential operation information indicators: RPMs, speedometer, trip mileage, gear indicator, digital clock and fuel indicator.

High-Quality Surlyn Body Panels

A redesign of the Prowler XTTM prompted the use of super tough Surlyn® by DuPont,TM a resilient resin-based material with a proven record borrowed from Arctic Cat snowmobile technology. Surlyn requires no painting, and is scratch resistant.

600 lb. Capacity Tilting Rear Cargo Box

If you can haul it, you need to be able to dump it. That’s why the Prowler® gets a 600-lb. capacity tilting rear cargo box.

2-Inch Receiver

Need to pull up to 1,500 lbs. around? Not a problem. Pull your receiver out of your truck, place it in the 2-inch receiver on your Prowler and back up to that trailer.

Infinitely Adjustable Steering Column
Arctic Cat adjustable tilt steering allows the rider to put the steering wheel exactly where they want to provide the most comfort and confidence.

Dual Bucket Seats

The more comfortable you are the more you’ll enjoy the experience. These seats are designed to hold you firmly in place as you race, crawl and climb over most anything that comes your way.

Automotive-Style Hood

This hood opens from the front, just like your pickup. So it’s easier to gain access to the massive 22.4 gallon underhood storage box. Plus you have easier access to the radiator and brake fluid reservoir. There’s even a lever on the hinge to lock the hood in the upright position.


Engine Type SOHC, 4-Stroke, 4-Valve w/EFI
Engine Displacement 545cc
Cooling Liquid with Fan
Bore x Stroke 98x82 mm
Alternator Capacity 28 amps
Fuel Capacity 8.2 gal
Front Travel Double A-Arm / 10 in.
Rear Suspension Double A-Arm / 10 in.
Ground Clearance 10 in.
Front Tire Duro Kaden / 26x9R14
Rear Tire / Size Duro Kaden / 26x11R14
Transmission Automatic CVT with EBS, Hi/Lo Range, Reverse & Park
Drive System 2/4 WD + Electronic Front Differential Lock
Brakes Hydraulic Disc
Overall Size LxWxH 119.25x61x79 in.
Wheelbase 75 in.
Dry Weight 1230 lbs.
Front/Rear Rack or Box Capacity 600 lbs. Cargo Box / 25 lbs. Underhood Storage
Towing Capacity 1500 lbs.
Hitch Type Rear 2 in. Receiver
Color Black
Price $11,299


“The 2015 Arctic Cat Prowler XT line of side-by-sides is updated for 2015 with the Prowler 550 XT, 700 XT EPS and 1000 XT EPS featuring a variety of revisions aimed at improving the machines’ aesthetic quality and comfort. All three models feature hood, bodywork and console updates, with all body panels now constructed of Surlyn, which Arctic Cat describes as “a premium quality plastic with molded-in color that maintains a higher quality finish.” The “automotive-style” hood on each opens to reveal more storage space, which is grown to hold 22-gallons in 2015. There’s an integrated prop to keep the hood open, weather-resistant sealing and redesigned access points to make getting to the headlight adjusters, brake reservoir and radiator easier.

Differences between the models are few apart from engine displacement and configuration. The 550 XT is powered by a 545cc Single while the 700 XT EPS comes with a 695cc Single. The 1000 XT EPS features a 952cc liquid-cooled V-Twin. Other variances include 27-inch Maxxis Bighorn tires on the 1000 XT EPS whereas the 550 and 700 run on 26-inch Duro Kaden rubber. As the names indicate, both the 700 and 1000 versions also feature electronic power steering.” ----- 4wheeldirt

“Come work, play and everything in-between, the all-new 2015 Arctic Cat Prowler 550 XT matches automotive-inspired comfort, quality and convenience with the hardest-working features available in a value-priced, recreational ROV.

One big upgrade for the 2015 Arctic Cat Prowler 550 XT is the new automotive style hood featuring a 3.0-cu.-ft. box offering 25 lbs. of payload. It’s matched by a new dash and console layout featuring a large glovebox, center cubby and dash-mounted shift lever.” ----- ATV Riders

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