This is the sled for the most demanding crossover enthusiasts. It starts with the capable and precise chassis from the MXZx 600RS race sled, including chassis reinforcements, wide running boards, and adds a little length to give it that go anywhere ability. Then it adds bottomless KYB Pro 40 piggyback racing shocks and more race sled parts for extreme capability.

Continue reading for more information on the Ski-Doo Renegade X-RS.

  • 2016 Ski-Doo Renegade X-RS
  • Year:
  • Make:
  • Engine:
    800R E-TEC® Liquid-cooled, 3-D R.A.V.E.™
  • Displacement:
    799 cc
  • Top Speed:
    7900 RPM mph (Est.)
  • Price:

2016 Ski-Doo Renegade X-RS Key Features:

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• COLOR: Hyper Silver/Sunburst Yellow, Black
• FRONT SHOCKS: KYB Pro 40 R Easy-Adjust
• CENTER SHOCK: KYB Pro 40 Easy-Adjust
• REAR SHOCK: KYB Pro 40 Easy-Adjust
• SKIS: Pilot 5.7
• OPTIONAL ADJUSTEMENT PACKAGE: Quick Adjust System and NEW Pilot TS skis

2016 Ski-Doo Renegade X-RS Features and Benefits:

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Ras 2 Front Suspension

Ski-Doo further sharpen the industry’s best handling snowmobiles. New geometry and lighter components increase precision, especially in extreme bumps. Sharp new styling, too. Reduces weight by 1.76 lb (0.8 kg).

rMotion Rear Suspension

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Provides more capability, more comfort and more adjustability. Separate spring and shock dynamics combine with the most rising-rate/progressive motion ratio in the industry to give the rMotion suspension a supple ride in small bumps with added capability in large ones. And there’s no need to be a suspension guru to enjoy the ride – with its broad sweet spot, you can set it up once and it will perform impressively in nearly every condition.

rMotion Rear Suspension Quick Adjust System (Option)

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Running-board-mounted controls for rear suspension spring pre-load and rear shock compression damping make fine-tuning fast and easy, even with gloves on. Increases spring preload adjustment range by 40%, with infinite settings.

New Pilot TS Adjustable Skis (Option)

With the Pilot TS ski, you can dial-in ski bite for conditions or your riding style by turning a knob on the ski leg. It raises or lowers the ski runner over a range of .5 in. (12.5 mm). This thin runner and new square keel design work together to make darting a thing of the past.

The Pilot TS ski is available as a Spring order option with the Adjustment Package. This option includes rMotion Quick Adjust system with no-tool tuning of the rear spring preload and shock compression damping on the running boards and new Pilot TS adjustable skis.

New Adjustment Package (Option)

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This option includes rMotion Quick Adjust system with no-tool tuning of the rear spring preload and shock compression damping on the running boards and new Pilot TS adjustable skis.

Available as a Spring Order option on select models*.

*On Renegade X-RS, Renegade X, MXZ X-RS and MXZ X.

REV-XS RS Chassis

Same chassis used on the MXZ X 600RS race sled, including most reinforcements and wide, strong running boards with extruded edge. The REV-XS body style has a more aggressive cornering position, added wind protection, glove box and more. Layered flowing edge styling delivers exceptional fit and finish. The steering post can be moved forward to create a very aggressive position for stand-up riding.

New ICE Cobra Track (Option)

New 15 x 137 in. (38 x 348 cm) track pre-studded with ICE technology and optimal lug height for riding on- and off-trail. Cupped lugs deliver superior acceleration and braking in loose, soft snow conditions.

KYB PRO 40 Rear Shocks

Lightweight and very capable aluminum shocks. Wide range of adjustability with rebound damping adjustment and rebuildable/revalvable design.

ROTAX 800R E-TEC Engine

This revolutionary direct-injection two-stroke allows monster power, yet smooth, linear and manageable.

And thanks to proven E-TEC technology, it has virtually no smoke or smell – especially at start and idle – and starts on the first pull, every time.

The best-selling 800cc engine in snowmobiling*.
163.9 horsepower**
Up to 19 mpg (12.3 L/100 km)***
*Based on retail sale results as of December 31, 2014.
** Result based on independent third-party dyno test.
*** Data based on internal engineering trail testing on a MXZ.

Multi-Function Analog/Digital Gauge

Sharply-styled analog speedometer and tachometer are complemented by a multi-function three-zone LCD screen packed with data.

LINQ Mounting System (Accessory)

Ski-Doo cargo attachment system is the hassle-free way to connect cargo bags or a fuel caddy to your sled in seconds.


Engine Type 800R E-TEC® Liquid-cooled, 3-D R.A.V.E.™
Cylinders 2
Displacement 799.5cc / 48.8 in.³
Bore 82 mm / 3.2 in.
Stroke 75.7 mm / 3 in.
Maximum engine speed 7900 RPM
Carburation Electronic Direct Injection
Recommended fuel type Premium unleaded
Minimum octane 91
Fuel tank 40 liters / 10.6 gallons
Oil tank capacity 3.7 liters / 3.9 quarts
Drive clutch type TRA™ VII
Driven clutch type QRS
Engagement 3800 RPM
Small sprocket number of teeth 25
Large sprocket number of teeth 45
Drive sprocket number of teeth 8
Drive sprocket diameter 183 mm / 7.2 in.
Brake system Brembo racing brake with braided stainless-steel brake line
Dry Weight 218 kg / 480 lb
Vehicle overall length 3110 mm / 122.4 in.
Vehicle overall width 1217 mm / 47.9 in.
Vehicle overall height 1200 mm / 47.2 in.
Ski stance 1077 mm / 42.4 in.
Ski overall length 1066 mm / 42 in.
Track nominal width 381 mm / 15 in.
Track nominal length 3487 mm / 137 in.
Track profile height 38.1 mm / 1.5 in. RipSaw or 40.6 mm / 1.6 in. Ice Cobra
Front suspension RAS 2
Front shock KYB Pro 40 R Easy-Adjust
Front suspension max. travel 241 mm / 9.5 in.
Rear suspension rMotion
rMotion Quick Adjust System Optional
Center shock KYB Pro 40 Easy-Adjust
Rear shock KYB Pro 40 Easy-Adjust
Rear suspension max. travel 406 mm / 16 in.
Skis Pilot 5.7
Pilot™ TS (Optional)
Seating REV-XP X narrow with storage
Handlebar Straight aluminum with J-hooks
Riser block height 130 mm / 5.1 in.
Reverse RER
Electric start Standard
Heated throttle lever Standard
Heated grips Standard
Gauge Multifunction
Mirrors Optional
Windshield 152 mm / 6 in.
Runner Round 7/16
Carbide configuration 102 mm / 4 in. at 90°
Hitch Optional
Color Choice Hyper Silver / Sunburst Yellow, Black
Price $14,399


“The most versatile sled in the 2016 Ski-Doo line up may be the Renegade series, which will be available in serious Backcountry guise, high performance X-RS mode and a new Enduro package.” -----

“The trail-oriented Renegade models follow a similar pattern. Spring buyers of Renegade X-RS models can choose between a 15- by 137- by 1.5-inch RipSaw or 1.6-inch Ice Cobra track, and can upgrade to the same Adjustment Package with the Pilot TS/rMotion Quick Adjust setup. Renegade X buyers have the same upgrade option, but their track choices are a 137- by 1.25-inch RipSaw or Ice Ripper XT. In-season Renegade Adrenaline buyers get a 1.25-inch RipSaw, while Renegade Sport buyers get a 1.25-inch Cobra. The Grand Touring SE also gets the Pilot TS skis.” ----- SnowGoer

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