The Ranger XP 1000 High Lifter
Edition is a real mud monster. It
has mud-specific reduced gearing
and a larger reverse chain, which
allows the correct power and torque
for ripping through mud holes. The
sealed switches, fuse box and battery are mud tested for the protection
of these parts. It offers the 28-inch
High Lifter Outlaw 2 tires that have
large/tall lugs for great traction and a
4500-pound-rated Polaris HD winch.
The A-arms in the front and rear
have 12. 8 inches of ground clearance
to navigate through deep ruts. This
model is offered in Titanium Matte
Metallic Black, white and blue color
schemes. The two-seat version retails
for $18,999, while the four-seat Crew
retails at $20,499.
The Ranger XP 1000 Ranch Edition
is for more elegant ranch locations,
but it can still work hard. It has HD
driveline updates, self-leveling rear
shocks based on the vehicle load,
six-ply Maxxis Ceros tires, sealed suspension bushings and a full underbody skid plate. It’s offered in Maroon
Metallic and retails for $19,999.
The Ranger XP 1000 Northstar
HVAC Edition is one to get excited about. It’s the first gas-powered
UTV with heating, ventilation and air
conditioning! It does this with a fully
enclosed Premium Pro-Fit cab, fixed
glass windshield with wiper and a
rear glass panel. Other standard
options include a dome light, rear-view mirror, and Cut & Sew seats. It
comes in the Velocity Blue color. The
two-seat model retails for $23,699, and
the four-seat Crew model retails for
The Ranger 500 is a new model
in Polaris’ mid-size UTV lineup. It’s
perfect for the first-time UTV buyer
or an experienced driver that is
looking for a UTV at a great value.
The new ProStar 500, single-cylinder engine offers 32 horsepower and
runs smooth. It has the On-Demand,
true all-wheel-drive, VersaTrac Turf
mode; independent rear suspension;
and electronic fuel injection. It can
haul an estimated 500 pounds in the
bed, which, considering the smaller
engine, that’s quite a bit of weight. It’s
offered in one color—Polaris’ Solar
Red—and it retails for $8999.
SPORTSMAN XP 1000
For 2017 Polaris completely redesigned the Sportsman XP 1000
for the better. It’s the most powerful Sportsman ever with the 952cc,
twin-cylinder, EFI ProStar engine
that pumps out 90 horsepower. Like
the Ranger, the XP 1000 offers a
three-mode throttle control with
Ride Command is a 7-inch touchscreen that allows you to see where your riding
buddies are via GPS, find waypoints, a display to view texts and calls, and more.
It is included in the RZR XP 1000 EPS Velocity Blue Limited Edition model, but an
option on other models.
Polaris’ 450 H.O. model is back with a more powerful engine; the ProStar engine
produces 33 horsepower. A Lock & Ride rack with integrated steel tie-downs, integrated front storage and true On-Demand all-wheel drive make this budget-minded
machine hard to beat. It retails for $5999.
Polaris’ beloved Sportsman XP 1000 varieties are completely redesigned for 2017.
This is their Matte Copper Limited Edition Sportsman XP 1000. It offers a 90-horse-
power, ProStar, electronic fuel injection, twin-cylinder engine, and the copper paint
looks very sleek. It offers a Bluetooth digital gauge, a great rack system, three-mode throttle control, high-clearance A-arms and 26-inch Maxxis Vipr tires. This
limited-edition model retails for $12,299.