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– 2011 Polaris Sportsman 550 EPS
2011 Polaris Sportsman 550 EPS
The 2011 Polaris Sportsman® 550 EPS ATV is engineered for extreme off-road performance. Ideal for trail riding, hunting, and is the perfect utility ATV. For 2011: larger fuel tank, tires and more.
Key features are:
– 550cc SOHC EFI Engine
– Electronic Power Steering (EPS)
– Rolled Independent Rear Suspension (IRS)
– Superior Ergonomics
2011 Polaris Sportsman 550 EPS Features:
Legendary Smooth Rolled 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 a smoother ride and less squat during acceleration.
Maximum Power And Functionality
With the power to tow 1,500 lbs. and carry a total of 360 lbs. on racks, plus the ability to accessorize in seconds with the Lock & Ride cargo system.
Ergonomics For Your Comfort
With the engine rotated 90 degrees, riders enjoy 33% wider floorboards and narrower vehicle width at the knees (3.25″) and ankles. The narrower seat reduces leg fatigue and increases rider comfort.
Strong, Powerful Engine
550 Single, SOHC, 4 valves
Electronic Power Steering (EPS)
The smoothest, most responsive power steering available, with 30% more power assist than the leading competitor, plus Variable Assist for easier steering at lower speeds and greater responsiveness at higher speeds.
Active Descent Control (ADC) And Engine Braking System (EBS)
Work together to monitor and control downhill braking to give you optimum control and smooth, even deceleration during descents.
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.
On-Demand True All Wheel Drive (AWD)
Still the best automatic 4×4 system out there, 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.
2011 Polaris Sportsman 550 EPS – Specifications
American MSRP $8,499 USD
Canadian MSRP $10,399 CDN
Engine Type 4-Stroke SOHC Single Cylinder
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injected
Transmission/Final Drive Automatic PVT P/R/N/L/H; Shaft
Drive System On-Demand True AWD/2WD
Engine Braking System/ Active Descent Control Standard/Standard
Front Suspension Dual A-Arm 9″ (22.9 cm) Travel
Rear Suspension Dual A-Arm, Rolled 10.25″ (26 cm) Travel
Front/Rear Brakes Single Lever 4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc with Hydraulic Rear Foot Brake
Parking Brake Park in Transmission/Lockable Hand Lever
Front Tires / Model 26 x 8-14; 489 II
Rear Tires / Model 26 x 10-14; 489 II
Wheels Cast Aluminum
Wheelbase 53″ (134.6 cm)
Dry Weight 733 lb (333.1 kg)
Overall Vehicle Size (LxWxH) 83.25 x 47.6 x 50.75″ (211.4 x 120.9 x 128.9 cm)
Ground Clearance 12″ (30.5 cm)
Seat Height 37″ (94 cm)
Fuel Capacity 5.25 gal (19.9 L)
Front/Rear Rack Capacity 120 lb (55 kg)/240 lb (110 kg)
Hitch Towing Rating 1,500 lb (680.4 kg)
Unbraked Trailer Towing Capacity “*Based on EU Directive 76/432/EC 1,786 lb (810.1 kg)
Hitch/Type Standard/1.25″ Receiver
Cargo System Lock & Ride
Lighting Triple 50w High Beam, Dual 50w Low Beam Headlights; Dual Brakelights/Taillights
Electronic Power Steering Standard
Instrumentation Digital Gauge, Speedometer, Odometer, Tachometer, Two Tripmeters, Hour Meter, Clock, Service Time, Diagnostic Indicator, Gear Indicator, Fuel Gauge, Hi-Temp/Low-Batt Lights, DC Outlet