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2011 Polaris Sportsman XP 850 EPS
2011 Polaris Sportsman XP 850 EPS

– 2011 Polaris Sportsman XP 850 EPS

2011 Polaris Sportsman XP 850 EPS

The 2011 Polaris Sportsman XP® 850 EPS ATV is built for extreme off-road performance. Our most powerful big-bore model, it’s ideal for trail riding, hunting, and is the perfect utility ATV.

Key features are:
– 850cc SOHC Twin-Cylinder EFI Engine
– Electronic Power Steering (EPS)
– Rolled Independent Rear Suspension (IRS)
– 1,500 lb. (680 kg) Towing Capacity


2011 Polaris Sportsman XP 850 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
850 Twin, SOHC, 4 valves per cylinder

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.

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.

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 XP 850 EPS – Specifications
American MSRP $9,999 USD
Canadian MSRP $12,199 CDN

Engine Type 4-Stroke SOHC Twin Cylinder
Displacement 850cc
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injected
Cooling Liquid

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 Disk with Hydraulic Rear Foot Brake
Parking Brake Park in Transmission/Lockable Hand Lever

Tires Wheels
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 773 lb (351.4 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 1,914 lb (868.2 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, Gear Indicator, Fuel Gauge, Hi-Temp/Low-Batt Lights, DC Outlet