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  • NEW! Powerful 33 Horsepower ProStar®Engine
  • Legendary Independent Rear Suspension with 9.5" of Travel
  • Lock & Ride® Rack with Integrated Steel Tie Downs
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US MSRP
Starting At
$5,999
plus freight & set-up

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Hardest Working

See how Sportsman® 450 H.O. wins against Honda® Rancher® in everything that matters. More Power, More Hauling, all for a better value.

See How Sportsman® 450 H.O. Wins

See how Sportsman® 450 H.O. wins against Honda® Rancher® in everything that matters. More Power, More Hauling, all for a better value.
When it comes to a hard working and smooth riding recreation and utility ATV look no further than the Sportsman 450 H.O. Compared to Honda® Rancher® the choice is clear. Sportsman delivers more power, more towing, more hauling and a more comfortable ride making it a far superior value.

Sportsman® 450 H.O. vs. Honda® Rancher

When it comes to a hard working and smooth riding recreation and utility ATV look no further than the Sportsman 450 H.O. Compared to Honda® Rancher® the choice is clear. Sportsman delivers more power, more towing, more hauling and a more comfortable ride making it a far superior value.
Polaris Sportsman, the best selling automatic 4x4. 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. Its simple and doesn't require pushing any extra buttons or pulling levers like the competition.

True On-Demand All Wheel Drive

Polaris Sportsman, the best selling automatic 4x4. 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. Its simple and doesn't require pushing any extra buttons or pulling levers like the competition.
With 33 Horsepower and Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) the 450 H.O. starts flawlessly and runs smoothly in varied temperature and altitude. And when compared to Honda® Rancher®, the Sportsman 450 H.O. delivers 22% more power to tow, haul and go further.

Reliable & Powerful 33 HP EFI Prostar Engine

With 33 Horsepower and Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) the 450 H.O. starts flawlessly and runs smoothly in varied temperature and altitude. And when compared to Honda® Rancher®, the Sportsman 450 H.O. delivers 22% more power to tow, haul and go further.
Carry more with a combined front and rear rack capacity of 270 lbs (180 lbs. Rear, 90 lbs. Front capacity). Sportsman 450 H.O. features flat racks and integrated steel tie downs to easily tie down and secure cargo.

Hard Working Combined 270 lbs. Rack Capacity

Carry more with a combined front and rear rack capacity of 270 lbs (180 lbs. Rear, 90 lbs. Front capacity). Sportsman 450 H.O. features flat racks and integrated steel tie downs to easily tie down and secure cargo.
The most integrated storage of any ATV. The 6.5 gallon capacity lets you stow-away loads of gear and still have access to it, even with items tied to the deck.

Integrated Front Storage

The most integrated storage of any ATV. The 6.5 gallon capacity lets you stow-away loads of gear and still have access to it, even with items tied to the deck.
The Polaris Sportsman Lock and Ride Accessory system allows you to adapt on the fly and accessorize your ATV to tackle any task you throw at it. Sportsman ATVs have hundreds of Lock and Ride accessories to convert your vehicle from a trail machine, to the ultimate work or hunt machine in just seconds. When you need an ATV that can adapt to any task, you need a Sportsman.

Lock & Ride Storage System

The Polaris Sportsman Lock and Ride Accessory system allows you to adapt on the fly and accessorize your ATV to tackle any task you throw at it. Sportsman ATVs have hundreds of Lock and Ride accessories to convert your vehicle from a trail machine, to the ultimate work or hunt machine in just seconds. When you need an ATV that can adapt to any task, you need a Sportsman.
Sportsman's® Integrated Winch & Plow Mount System allows you to install or remove your plow system in under a minute without the need for big bulky mounts, leaving you with full factory ground clearance for the trail.

Integrated Winch & Plow Mounts

Sportsman's® Integrated Winch & Plow Mount System allows you to install or remove your plow system in under a minute without the need for big bulky mounts, leaving you with full factory ground clearance for the trail.

Smoothest Riding

A full 10.5" of obstacle-clearing off-road ground clearance lets you tackle some of the toughest terrain that comes your way.

High Ground Clearance

A full 10.5" of obstacle-clearing off-road ground clearance lets you tackle some of the toughest terrain that comes your way.
Sportsman's® Legendary Smooth Independent Rear Suspension System gives you 9.5" of wheel travel for the best ride, provides maximum traction thanks to the camber change and best handling with the integrated torsion bar.

Legendary Smooth Independent Rear Suspension (IRS)

Sportsman's® Legendary Smooth Independent Rear Suspension System gives you 9.5" of wheel travel for the best ride, provides maximum traction thanks to the camber change and best handling with the integrated torsion bar.
Sportsman 450 H.O. makes braking easy with single handed operation using a Single Lever 4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc system that automatically applies braking force to the front and rear wheels. For rear wheel braking Sportsman 450 H.O. features a hydraulic rear foot brake.

Easy to Operate Single Lever Brakes

Sportsman 450 H.O. makes braking easy with single handed operation using a Single Lever 4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc system that automatically applies braking force to the front and rear wheels. For rear wheel braking Sportsman 450 H.O. features a hydraulic rear foot brake.
Sportsman comes standard with its contoured seat, optimized foam formulation and STX vinyl which provides all weather comfort. Spacious, flat footwells with integrated traction elements ensure solid footing.

Comfort & Ergonomics

Sportsman comes standard with its contoured seat, optimized foam formulation and STX vinyl which provides all weather comfort. Spacious, flat footwells with integrated traction elements ensure solid footing.

Customization Features

Get the essentials and get to work. Gear up with an easy on, easy off Lock & Ride® Rear Cargo Box, and take on obstacles with a set of brushguards or a Polaris® HD Winch. No matter what your day brings, you can conquer any task. Shop

Tough as Steel

Get the essentials and get to work. Gear up with an easy on, easy off Lock & Ride® Rear Cargo Box, and take on obstacles with a set of brushguards or a Polaris® HD Winch. No matter what your day brings, you can conquer any task. Shop
Polaris® PRO HD & HD Winches provide the extreme durability you would expect from the off-road leader. Our winches and installation kits are built to fit right with your machine and are fully sealed, so no matter what you encounter you know your winch will work on command. Shop

Pull Your Weight

Polaris® PRO HD & HD Winches provide the extreme durability you would expect from the off-road leader. Our winches and installation kits are built to fit right with your machine and are fully sealed, so no matter what you encounter you know your winch will work on command. Shop
A read pattern designed to withstand anything from the farm yard, to the pastures to the trail. With 10-Ply it can carry the load day-in and day-out. Shop

All-Around Work Horse

A read pattern designed to withstand anything from the farm yard, to the pastures to the trail. With 10-Ply it can carry the load day-in and day-out. Shop
Polaris Northstar® coolers survive just about anything - from extreme heat to a full-on bear attack. Ice will stay cold for hours on end, and anything inside will stay locked up tight. Shop

Keep It Ice Cold

Polaris Northstar® coolers survive just about anything - from extreme heat to a full-on bear attack. Ice will stay cold for hours on end, and anything inside will stay locked up tight. Shop
Your Sportsman® can get you where you need to go to find the biggest trophies. Arm yourself with the right accessories so you’re more organized and in better position for a successful hunt.

The Thrill of the Hunt

Your Sportsman® can get you where you need to go to find the biggest trophies. Arm yourself with the right accessories so you’re more organized and in better position for a successful hunt.

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Warning: Polaris off-road vehicles can be hazardous to operate and are not intended for on-road use. Driver must be at least 16 years old with a valid driver’s license to operate. Passengers, if permitted, must be at least 12 years old. All riders should always wear helmets, eye protection, and protective clothing. Always use seat belts and cab nets or doors (as equipped). Never engage in stunt driving, and avoid excessive speeds and sharp turns. Riding and alcohol/drugs don’t mix. All riders should take a safety training course. Call 800-342-3764 for additional information. Check local laws before riding on trails. ©2016 Polaris Industries Inc.