HARDEST WORKING SPORT/UTILITY The Sportsman® 850 delivers hardest working, smoothest riding performance for the ultimate sport/utility experience. With a high-output 78 HP engine, rider active design to give you superior sightlines and a better ride, and the legendary Sportsman quality you expect, you'll have everything you need to take on the trails or get more done around your home and property.
78 HP OF PURPOSE-BUILT POWER The powerful engine and reliable performance you need to rip through the trails or get more done around your home and property. • High-output 78 HP ProStar® 850 Twin EFI engine with single overhead cam. • Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) to keep you moving in any weather. • True On-Demand All Wheel Drive to give you the traction you need, when you need it.
INDUSTRY'S ONLY ROLLED INDEPENDENT REAR SUSPENSION With legendary Sportsman suspension and handling, you'll be prepared to navigate the tightest corners and biggest obstacles with full comfort and control. • Legendary Rolled Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) to keep you planted on all four tires in tight turns. • 11.5" of obstacle-dominating ground clearance. • Sport performance chassis to maximize usable ground clearance. • Sport-inspired Rider Active Design for 30% better sightlines. • NEW! Improved Engine Braking System (EBS) to keep your speed deceleration smooth and consistent.
GET TO WORK WITH MASSIVE PAYLOAD & TOWING The Sportsman 850 delivers massive payload and towing capacity to tackle the biggest jobs and get more done in fewer trips. • Massive 1,500 lbs. of towing capacity. • 575 lbs. payload capacity. • Steel reinforced utility rack system with 360 lb. capacity. • Over 8 gallons of integrated front & rear storage. • Integrated winch and plow mount system for easy installation.
DURABLE. RELIABLE. BUILT TO LAST. When you're working on your property or out on the trail, you can't afford down time. The Sportsman 850 is durable, reliable, and built to last. • NEW! Strong ductile steel pinion cover for a more durable front differential. • Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) for reliable cold start. • Steel framed Lock & Ride® racks.
SPORTSMAN 850 HIGH LIFTER
Engine and Drivetrain
Active Descent Control
Liquid, Inverted Dual Fan
Drive System Type
True On-Demand AWD/2WD
Engine Braking System (EBS)
ProStar 850cc, 4-Stroke SOHC Twin Cylinder
Electronic Fuel Injection
Automatic PVT P/R/N/L/H Extra Low Low Gear; Shaft
Bed Box Dimensions (L x W x H)
Estimated Dry Weight
921 lb (417 kg)
Front/Rear Rack or Box Capacity
N/A /75 lb (N/A / 34 kg)
5.25 gal (19.9 L)
13.5 in (34.3 cm)
Overall Vehicle Size (L x W x H)
83 x 49 x 52 in (210 x 124 x 132 cm)
290 lb (132 kg)
39 in (99 cm)
53 in (134.6 cm)
Single Lever 4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc with Hydraulic Rear Foot Brake
Park In-Transmission / Lockable Hand Lever
Lock & Ride, 2 Gal (8 L) Rear Storage
High Clearance Arched Dual A-Arm 7.4 in (18.8 cm) Travel
Hitch Towing Rating
1,500 lb (680.4 kg)
Standard 1.25 in (3.2 cm) Receiver
Analog Speedometer, Digital Odometer, Tachometer, 2 Tripmeters, Hour Meter, Clock, Service Indicator, Diagnostic Indicator, Gear Indicator, Fuel Gauge, AWD Indicator, Hi-Temp/Low-Batt Lights, DC Outlet
Dual 50w Headlights, Dual Brakelights/Taillights
Other Standard Features
High Mounted Front Snorkels, Quick Clearing Footwells
High Clearance Arched Dual A-Arm, Rolled IRS, 6.7 in (17 cm) Travel