Thanks to its tough character, the Polaris Sportsman 850 can endure the toughest punishment without breaking a sweat. The ATV is loaded with plenty of off-road oriented features which help it tackle any job without too much fuss.

The Polaris 850 weighs only 753 Lb (342 Kg) and at its heart sits a 4 stroke, SOHC, twin cylinder, EFI engine with a displacement of 850 cc. The engine’s power is transferred to the ground by means of an automatic PVT transmission.

Other notable features include on-demand AWD, class-leading 11.5” ground clearance, a 5.25 Gal (19.9 L) fuel tank and stamped steel wheels wrapped in Maxxis Tires. The stopping power is assured by single lever 4-wheel hydraulic discs with hydraulic rear foot brake.

The Polaris 850 is offered with a starting price of $8,499.

Hit the jump for more information on the Polaris 850.

  • 2015 Polaris 850
  • Year:
  • Engine:
    4-Stroke SOHC Twin Cylinder
  • Transmission:
    Automatic PVT
  • Energy:
    Electronic Fuel Injected
  • Displacement:
    850 cc
  • Price:


2015 Polaris 850 Exterior
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The new 2015 Polaris Sportsman 850 comes with Powerful 850 EFI high output engine, On-Demand AWD, Class-leading 11.5” ground clearance and many more.

2015 Polaris 850 Features and Benefits:

2015 Polaris 850 Exterior
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Hardest Working Features:

Powerful 850 EFI High Output Engine
The High-Output 850 Twin EFI engine with a SOHC cranks out 77 HP. It delivers outstanding acceleration off the line with incredible power to the ground. Add-in a clean fuel burn and smooth power delivery with dual-balanced shafts and you’ve got the power you’re looking for to trail ride and hunt.

On-Demand True All Wheel Drive (AWD)
Still the best automatic 4x4 system out there, the AWD engages all four tires when the rear wheels slip and you need more forward traction. Reverts back to 2WD when you don’t.

Maximum Power and Functionality
With the power to tow 1,500 lbs. and carry a total of 360 lbs. on racks, plus the ability to accessorize in seconds with the Lock & Ride cargo system.

Huge Rack Capacity
Lock & Ride front and rear racks can carry an industry-leading combined 360 lbs and boast 100 tie-down points on strong, rust-free composite racks. Letting you carry all of your gear securely and easily.

Maximum Headlight Power
Two lights are located in the front bumper and one mounted in the handlebar pod. Maximize your lighting with the ability to have all three on at once for 150 W of power.

Smoothest Riding Features:

2015 Polaris 850 Exterior
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Ergonomics For Your Comfort
With the engine rotated 90 degrees, riders enjoy 33% wider floorboards and narrow vehicle width at the knees and ankles. The narrower seat reduces leg fatigue and increases rider comfort.

Class-Leading 11.5” Ground Clearance
With 11.5" of ground clearance, clear bigger rocks, navigate deeper ruts, and go where other ATVs can’t.

Legendary Smooth Rolled IRS
Years of innovation and relentless tuning have refined the ride to a level unmatched in the industry. Rolled Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) angles the shocks rearward for 10.25" of travel leading to a smoother ride and less squat during acceleration.

Anti-Kickback Steering
Placing the steering axis near the neutral center of the tire and having the long Dual A-Arm Front Suspension dramatically reduces kickback and minimizes rider fatigue that comes with jolts to the handlebars from trail and ground obstacles.


2015 Polaris 850 Exterior
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Engine Type 4-Stroke SOHC Twin Cylinder
Cylinders-Displacement (cc) 850cc High Output (H.O.)
Transmission/Final Drive Automatic PVT P/R/N/L/H; Shaft
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injected
Drive System Type On-Demand True AWD/2WD
Cooling Liquid
Engine Braking System (EBS) Standard
Front Suspension Dual A-Arm 9" (22.9 cm) Travel
Rear Suspension Dual A-Arm, Rolled 10.25" (26 cm) Travel
Front/Rear Brakes Single Lever 4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc with Hydraulic Rear Foot Brake
Parking Brake Park in Transmission/Lockable Hand Lever
Front Tires 26 x 8-14; Maxxis
Rear Tires 26 x 10-14; Maxxis
Wheels Stamped Steel
Front/Rear Rack or Box Capacity 120 lb (55 kg)/240 lb (110 kg)
Fuel Capacity (gallons/liters) 5.25 gal (19.9 L)
Ground Clearance 11.5" (29.2 cm)
Overall Vehicle Size (L x W x H) 83.25 x 47.6 x 50.75" (211.4 x 120.9 x 128.9 cm)
Payload Capacity 575 lbs (261 kg)
Person Capacity 1
Seat Height 37" (94 cm)
Wheelbase 53" (134.6 cm)
Estimated Dry Weight (pounds/kg) 753 lb (342 kg)
Cargo System Lock & Ride
Factory Installed 2,500-lb Polaris HD Winch Available as PURE Polaris Accessory
Hitch Towing Rating 1,500 lb (680.4 kg)
Hitch Type Standard/1.25" Receiver
Instrumentation Analog, Speedometer, Digital Odometer, Tachometer, Two Tripmeters, Hour Meter, Clock, Service Time, Diagnostic Indicator, Gear Indicator, Fuel Gauge, Hi-Temp/Low-Batt Lights, DC Outlet
Lighting Triple 50w High Beam, Dual 50w Low Beam Headlights; Dual Brakelights/Taillights
Color Options Sage Green, White Lightning, Polaris Pursuit Camo
Price $8,499 (Sage Green, White Lightning)
$8,999 (Polaris Pursuit Camo)
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