ORV Awards

Polaris ATVs and Side by Side (SxS) vehicles offer class-leading combinations of performance, towing, carrying, traction and ride quality. Over 50 years of Polaris firsts prove Nothing Rides Like A Polaris.


Side by Side Firsts

  • First 6-Wheel Drive Side by Side (SXS)
  • First 6-Seater SXS
  • First Youth SXS
  • First On-Demand True All-Wheel Drive SXS 4X4 and 6X6.
  • First SXS faster than 25 mph.
  • First SXS with long travel suspension.
  • First Independent Rear Suspension SXS
  • First Power Steering SXS 
  • First Electronic Fuel Injection SXS
  • First Military Specification SXS
  • First Electric 4X4 SXS with 80km rang