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  • Powerful 78 Horsepower ProStar™ 850 Twin EFI Engine
  • On-Demand All Wheel Drive
  • Industry's Best Value 800 Class ATV
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US MSRP
Starting At
$8,499
plus freight & set-up

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Hardest Working Features

When it comes to getting a powerful, hard working and smooth riding ATV nothing beats the value and performance of the Sportsman 850 on the trail, at work or on the hunt.

Industry's Best Value 800 Class ATV

When it comes to getting a powerful, hard working and smooth riding ATV nothing beats the value and performance of the Sportsman 850 on the trail, at work or on the hunt.
The High-Output 850 Twin EFI engine with a SOHC cranks out 78 HP. It delivers outstanding acceleration off the line with incredible power to the ground. Add-in a clean fuel burn and smooth power delivery with dual-balanced shafts and you’ve got the power you're looking for to trail ride and hunt.

Powerful 78 Horsepower ProStar™ 850 Twin EFI Engine

The High-Output 850 Twin EFI engine with a SOHC cranks out 78 HP. It delivers outstanding acceleration off the line with incredible power to the ground. Add-in a clean fuel burn and smooth power delivery with dual-balanced shafts and you’ve got the power you're looking for to trail ride and hunt.
The best automatic 4x4 system out there, the AWD engages all four tires when the rear wheels slip and you need more forward traction and automatically reverts back to 2WD when you don’t.

On-Demand True AWD

The best automatic 4x4 system out there, the AWD engages all four tires when the rear wheels slip and you need more forward traction and automatically reverts back to 2WD when you don’t.
With our unique Engine Braking System (EBS), the engine assists with braking on hills and steep declines. Polaris Dual-Sensing EBS senses both engine RPM and vehicle torque load for smooth controlled descents.

Engine Braking System (EBS)

With our unique Engine Braking System (EBS), the engine assists with braking on hills and steep declines. Polaris Dual-Sensing EBS senses both engine RPM and vehicle torque load for smooth controlled descents.
Carry more with a combined front and rear rack capacity of 360 lbs (240 lbs. Rear, 120 lbs. Front capacity). Sportsman 850 features flat racks and over 100 tie down points.

Hard Working 360 lbs. Combined Rack Capacity

Carry more with a combined front and rear rack capacity of 360 lbs (240 lbs. Rear, 120 lbs. Front capacity). Sportsman 850 features flat racks and over 100 tie down points.
Class leading 1,500 lbs. Towing Capacity with an integrated 1.25" receiver.

Massive 1,500 lbs. Towing Capacity

Class leading 1,500 lbs. Towing Capacity with an integrated 1.25" receiver.
High-visibility headlight pod for a total of 3-50W Halogen headlights.

Steerable Headlight Pod

High-visibility headlight pod for a total of 3-50W Halogen headlights.
Carry more cargo with the Lock & Ride® XL Storage System. Tailor it to your needs with purpose-built internal bags designed specifically for hunting, trail riding, or utility applications.

Lock & Ride® XL Storage System

Carry more cargo with the Lock & Ride® XL Storage System. Tailor it to your needs with purpose-built internal bags designed specifically for hunting, trail riding, or utility applications.
Drive Up, Clip In & Go with the Polaris Engineered™ Glacier Pro® Plow System.

Integrated Plow Mounts & Glacier Pro® Plow System

Drive Up, Clip In & Go with the Polaris Engineered™ Glacier Pro® Plow System.

Smoothest Riding features

Years of innovation and relentless tuning have refined the ride to a level unmatched in the industry. Rolled Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) angles the shocks rearward for 10.25" of travel leading to a smoother ride and less squat during acceleration.

Legendary Smooth Independent Rear Suspension (IRS)

Years of innovation and relentless tuning have refined the ride to a level unmatched in the industry. Rolled Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) angles the shocks rearward for 10.25" of travel leading to a smoother ride and less squat during acceleration.
Placing the steering axis near the neutral center of the tire and having the long Dual A-Arm Front Suspension dramatically reduces kickback and minimizes rider fatigue that comes with jolts to the handlebars from trail and ground obstacles.

Dual A-Arm Suspension with Anti-Kickback Steering

Placing the steering axis near the neutral center of the tire and having the long Dual A-Arm Front Suspension dramatically reduces kickback and minimizes rider fatigue that comes with jolts to the handlebars from trail and ground obstacles.
With 11.5" of ground clearance, clear bigger rocks, navigate deeper ruts, and go where other ATVs can't.

Class Leading Ground Clearance

With 11.5" of ground clearance, clear bigger rocks, navigate deeper ruts, and go where other ATVs can't.
With the engine rotated 90 degrees, riders enjoy 33% wider floorboards and narrow vehicle width at the knees and ankles. The narrower seat reduces leg fatigue and increases rider comfort.

Built For Comfort

With the engine rotated 90 degrees, riders enjoy 33% wider floorboards and narrow vehicle width at the knees and ankles. The narrower seat reduces leg fatigue and increases rider comfort.

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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. ©2015 Polaris Industries Inc.