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2021 Polaris Sportsman 850
2021 Polaris Sportsman 850

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Polaris
Polaris
Model Year
2021
2021
Model
Sportsman 850
Sportsman 850
Model Code
A21SXA8CA1
A21SXA8CA1
Color
Sage Green
Sage Green

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front / Rear - Single Lever 3-Wheel Hydraulic Disc with Hydraulic Rear Foot Brake

Parking - Park In-Transmission / Lockable Hand Lever

Engine Braking System (EBS)

Front / Rear - Single Lever 3-Wheel Hydraulic Disc with Hydraulic Rear Foot Brake

Parking - Park In-Transmission / Lockable Hand Lever

Engine Braking System (EBS)

Wheels
Steel - 14 in.
Steel - 14 in.
Tires

Front - 26 x 8 CST

Rear - 26 x 10 CST

Front - 26 x 8 CST

Rear - 26 x 10 CST

Dimensions

Length
Overall - 83.25 in. (211.4 cm)
Overall - 83.25 in. (211.4 cm)
Height
Overall - 50.75 in. (128.9 cm)
Overall - 50.75 in. (128.9 cm)
Width
Overall - 47.6 in. (120.9 cm)
Overall - 47.6 in. (120.9 cm)
Weight
Estimated Dry - 772 lb. (350 kg)
Estimated Dry - 772 lb. (350 kg)
Ground Clearance
11.5 in. (29 cm)
11.5 in. (29 cm)
Wheelbase
53 in. (134.6 cm)
53 in. (134.6 cm)
Seat Height
37 in. (94 cm)
37 in. (94 cm)

Drivetrain

Transmission
Automatic PVT P/R/N/L/H In-line Shifting
Automatic PVT P/R/N/L/H In-line Shifting
Drive System
4x4
4x4
Drive
One Touch On-Demand AWD / 2WD
One Touch On-Demand AWD / 2WD

Electrical

Battery
400 CCA
400 CCA
Instrumentation
All Digital Gauge, Speedometer, Odometer, Tachometer, Two Tripmeters, Hour Meter, Gear Indicator, Fuel Gauge, AWD Indicator, Volt Meter, Coolant Temperature, Hi-Temp Light, Clock, DC Outlet
All Digital Gauge, Speedometer, Odometer, Tachometer, Two Tripmeters, Hour Meter, Gear Indicator, Fuel Gauge, AWD Indicator, Volt Meter, Coolant Temperature, Hi-Temp Light, Clock, DC Outlet
Lighting
50w High Beam, Dual 50w Low Beam Headlights
50w High Beam, Dual 50w Low Beam Headlights

Engine

Engine
ProStar SOHC 4-Stroke
ProStar SOHC 4-Stroke
Cooling
Liquid
Liquid
Cylinders
2
2
Horsepower
78 hp
78 hp
Displacement
850 cc
850 cc
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection
Electronic Fuel Injection
Fuel Capacity
5.25 gal. (19.9 l)
5.25 gal. (19.9 l)

Operational

Suspension

Front - Straight Dual A-Arm 9 in. (22.9 cm) Travel

Rear - Straight Dual A-Arm, Rolled IRS, 10.25 in. (26 cm) Travel

Front - Straight Dual A-Arm 9 in. (22.9 cm) Travel

Rear - Straight Dual A-Arm, Rolled IRS, 10.25 in. (26 cm) Travel

Hitch
Standard 1.25 in. (3.2 cm) Receiver
Standard 1.25 in. (3.2 cm) Receiver
Towing Capacity
1,500 lb. (680.4 kg)
1,500 lb. (680.4 kg)
Load Capacity

Payload - 575 lb. (261 kg)

Front Rack - 120 lb. (55 kg)

Rear Rack - 240 lb. (110 kg)

Cargo System - Lock & Ride, 2 Cast Rack Extenders, 4 gal. (15 l) Front Dry Storage 2 gal. (8 l) Rear Storage

Payload - 575 lb. (261 kg)

Front Rack - 120 lb. (55 kg)

Rear Rack - 240 lb. (110 kg)

Cargo System - Lock & Ride, 2 Cast Rack Extenders, 4 gal. (15 l) Front Dry Storage 2 gal. (8 l) Rear Storage

Other

Additional Colors

Sage Green

Fury Red

Sage Green

Fury Red

Includes
4 Rack Extenders, In Pod Battery Charge Port
4 Rack Extenders, In Pod Battery Charge Port

Features

Features

  • POWER THROUGH THE ELEMENTS: There’s nothing like the wide-open feeling you get from a Sportsman. The power, traction and ground clearance to tame the wildest terrain and always stay in control. High-Output 78-Horsepower Engine. Industry-Leading On-Demand All-Wheel Drive. 11.5” of Ground Clearance.
  • START YOUR DAY WITH CONFIDENCE: Take charge with the assured capability of the 850. The industry’s largest cranking amp battery to get you started in extreme weather and force to tow the biggest hauls. Powerful 30 A.H. Battery. 1,500 lb. Towing Capacity. 360 lb. Front and Rear Rack Capacity.
  • THRILL RIDES HAVE NO CURFEWS: Ride on your terms, day or night with the added visibility of a third handlebar-mounted pod light and brilliant white LED lower lights. An easy-to-read LED digital display system allows you to track your vehicles progress with just a glance.
  • FORGE NEW TRAILS: Discover new terrain and push new limits from first ride to last. The Sportsman 850 is forged in toughness and packed with features to tame the rugged off-road.
  • SUPERIOR GROUND CLEARANCE: When the terrain turns unpredictable, rise above the nasty stuff and avoid obstacles with 11.5” of ground clearance.
  • SMOOTHEST SUSPENSION: Industry exclusive Independent Rear Suspension not only smooths rough trails, it also further isolates you from bumps and vibrations for even greater all-day riding comfort.
  • 48” WIDE STANCE FREEDOM: Ride on designated trail widths of your choosing and explore off-trail with the nimble and easy to maneuver 48” wide stance.
  • TACKLE ANY TASK OR ANY TRAIL: Hard-working capability has always been our calling card, and the Sportsman 850 continues the tradition with any-situation toughness, towing and payload that works harder so you don’t have to.
  • POWERFUL TOWING CAPABILITY: You can tow, pull and drag heavy loads in order to finish big jobs, or get all your gear to camp in one trip, thanks to a massive 1,500 lb of towing capacity.
  • ALL-WEATHER RELIABILITY: Extreme cold, heat or precipitation won’t slow you down thanks to the cranking power of the industry’s largest 30 A.H battery and quick-start reliability of Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI).
  • INDUSTRY-LEADING CAPACITY: Bring everything you need for the job, hunt or ride with tough, steel reinforced racks and industry-leading 360 lb capacity and 575 lb of payload capability.

Features

  • POWER THROUGH THE ELEMENTS: There’s nothing like the wide-open feeling you get from a Sportsman. The power, traction and ground clearance to tame the wildest terrain and always stay in control. High-Output 78-Horsepower Engine. Industry-Leading On-Demand All-Wheel Drive. 11.5” of Ground Clearance.
  • START YOUR DAY WITH CONFIDENCE: Take charge with the assured capability of the 850. The industry’s largest cranking amp battery to get you started in extreme weather and force to tow the biggest hauls. Powerful 30 A.H. Battery. 1,500 lb. Towing Capacity. 360 lb. Front and Rear Rack Capacity.
  • THRILL RIDES HAVE NO CURFEWS: Ride on your terms, day or night with the added visibility of a third handlebar-mounted pod light and brilliant white LED lower lights. An easy-to-read LED digital display system allows you to track your vehicles progress with just a glance.
  • FORGE NEW TRAILS: Discover new terrain and push new limits from first ride to last. The Sportsman 850 is forged in toughness and packed with features to tame the rugged off-road.
  • SUPERIOR GROUND CLEARANCE: When the terrain turns unpredictable, rise above the nasty stuff and avoid obstacles with 11.5” of ground clearance.
  • SMOOTHEST SUSPENSION: Industry exclusive Independent Rear Suspension not only smooths rough trails, it also further isolates you from bumps and vibrations for even greater all-day riding comfort.
  • 48” WIDE STANCE FREEDOM: Ride on designated trail widths of your choosing and explore off-trail with the nimble and easy to maneuver 48” wide stance.
  • TACKLE ANY TASK OR ANY TRAIL: Hard-working capability has always been our calling card, and the Sportsman 850 continues the tradition with any-situation toughness, towing and payload that works harder so you don’t have to.
  • POWERFUL TOWING CAPABILITY: You can tow, pull and drag heavy loads in order to finish big jobs, or get all your gear to camp in one trip, thanks to a massive 1,500 lb of towing capacity.
  • ALL-WEATHER RELIABILITY: Extreme cold, heat or precipitation won’t slow you down thanks to the cranking power of the industry’s largest 30 A.H battery and quick-start reliability of Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI).
  • INDUSTRY-LEADING CAPACITY: Bring everything you need for the job, hunt or ride with tough, steel reinforced racks and industry-leading 360 lb capacity and 575 lb of payload capability.