2012 Polaris Value Sportsman 500 H.O.

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Best-Selling Auto 4x4 ATV
The Sportsman® 500 H.O. is the best-selling automatic 4x4 ATV of all time. Its smooth ride and handling are legendary. For 2012 it's also the best value 500, with your choice of red, green or new yellow color.

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Specifications

Engine
  • Engine Type : 4-Stroke Single Cylinder
  • Displacement : 498cc High Output (H.O.)
  • Fuel System : Carbureted
  • Cooling : Liquid
Drive Train
  • Drive System : On-Demand True AWD/2WD
  • Engine Braking System/ Active Descent Control : Accessory/N.A..
  • Transmission/Final Drive : Automatic PVT P/R/N/L/H; Shaft
Suspension
  • Front Suspension : MacPherson Strut With 8.2" (20.8 cm) Travel
  • Rear Suspension : Dual A-Arm, IRS 9.5" (24.1 cm) Travel
Brakes
  • Front/Rear Brakes : Single Lever 4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc with Hydraulic Rear Foot Brake
  • Parking : Park in Transmission/Lockable Hand Lever
Tires
  • Front Tires : 25 x 8-12; 489
  • Rear Tires : 25 x 10-12; 489
  • Wheels : Stamped Steel
Dimension / Capacities
  • Wheelbase : 50.5" (128.3 cm)
  • Dry Weight : 696 lb (316 kg)
  • Overall Vehicle Size (LxWxH) : 83 x 48 x 48" (210.8 x 121.9 x 121.9 cm)
  • Seat Height : 33.75" (85.7 cm)
  • Fuel Capacity : 4.1 gal (15.5 L)
  • Hitch/Type : Standard/1.25" Receiver
  • Hitch Towing Rating : 1,225 lb (555.7 kg)
  • Ground Clearance : 11.25" (28.6 cm)
  • Unbraked Trailer Towing Capacity : 1,786 lb (810.1 kg)
  • Cargo System : Lock & Ride
  • Front/Rear Rack Capacity : 90 lb(40.8 kg)/180 lb(81.6 kg)
Instrumentation/Features
  • Instrumentation : Digital Gauge, Analog Speedometer, Odometer, Tachometer, Tripmeter, Gear Indicator, Fuel Gauge, AWD Indicator, Hi-Temp/Low-Batt Lights, DC Outlet
  • Lighting : Dual 50w Low Beam Bumper Lights, Single 50w High Beam Pod Light; Dual Brakelights/Taillights