906-932-1202  300 E. Cloverland Dr Ironwood, MI  49938

2018 Polaris Sportsman 450 H.O.


More power, more suspension, more hauling, more towing. While the Polaris Sportsman 450 has more on the competition, one thing it doesn't have is cost. Get more value with the Sportsman 450.


  • 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 450 H.O. is durable, reliable and built to last. 1) NEW! Our shaft drive axles have been redesigned to increase strength and durability over the toughest terrain. 2) Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) for reliable cold start. 3) Steel framed Lock & Ride Racks. 4) STX vinyl seat for all-weather durability.

Payload & Towing

  • MASSIVE PAYLOADS & TOWING TO GET MORE DONE: Sportsman payload and towing capacity will help you tackle the big jobs and get more done in fewer trips. 1) Massive 1,225 lbs. of towing capacity. 2) 485 lb. payload capacity and a combined 270 lb. front & rear rack capacity. 3) Integrated durable steel tie-downs to keep everything in place. Industry-leading 6.5 gallons of water tight, sealed storage. 4) Integrated winch and plow mount system for easy installation.


  • CAPABLE & RELIABLE 4X4 POWER: The powerful and reliable performance you need to take on the trails or get the job done around your home and property. 1)33 HP Pro Star engine. 2) Electronic Fuel Injection (EFT) to keep you moving in any weather. 3) Electronic Power Steering (EPS) optional. 4) True On-Demand All Wheel Drive to give you the traction you need, when you need it.

Suspension & Handling

  • INDUSTRY'S BEST SUSPENSION & HANDLING: With legendary Sportsman suspension and handling, you'll be able to navigate the tightest corners and biggest obstacles with full comfort and control. 1) Legendary Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) to keep you planted on all four tires. 2) 10.5 in. of obstacle-dominating ground clearance. 3) Easy-to-use single lever 4-wheel hydraulic disc brakes. 4) Easily readable digital display.

General Information

Manufacturer Polaris
Model Year 2018
Model Sportsman 450 H.O.
Model Code A18SEA50B5
Color Velocity Blue



Front / Rear - Single Lever 4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc with Hydraulic Rear Foot Brake

Parking Brake - Park in Transmission / Lockable Hand Lever


Front - 24 x 8-12, NS388

Rear - 24 x 10-12, NS388

Wheels Stamped steel


Length 83 in. (210.8 cm)
Height 47 in. (119.4 cm)
Width 48 in. (121.9 cm)
Weight Estimated Dry - 701 lb. (318 kg)
Ground Clearance 10.5 in. (26.7 cm)
Wheelbase 50.5 in. (128.3 cm)
Seat Height 33.25 in. (84.5 cm)


Transmission Automatic PVT P/R/N/L/H
Drive System 4x4

On-demand true AWD/2WD

Final - Shaft


Instrumentation All Digital Gauge, Speedometer, Odometer, Tachometer, Two Tripmeters, Hour Meter, Gear Indicator, Fuel Gauge, AWD Indicator, Volt Meter, Coolant Temperature, Hi-Temp Light, Clock, DC Outlet


Engine ProStar, 4-Stroke OHC Single Cylinder
Horsepower 33 hp
Displacement 500 cc
Fuel Capacity 4.5 gal. (17 l)
Cooling Liquid
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)



Front - MacPherson strut; 8.2 in. (20.8 cm) travel

Rear - Dual A-arm, IRS; 9.5 in. (24.1 cm) travel

Load Capacity

Payload - 485 lb. (220 kg)

Front Rack - 90 lb. (40.8 kg)

Rear Rack - 180 lbs. (81.6 kg)

Towing Capacity 1,225 lb. (555.7 kg)
Frame Hitch - 1.25 in. (3.2 cm) Receiver


Additional Colors

Velocity Blue

Sage Green

Lighting 50W high beam, Dual 50W low beam headlights, dual brake lights / tail lights

Warning: ATVs can be hazardous to operate and are not intended for on-road use. Polaris adult models are for riders age 16 and older. For your safety, always wear a helmet, eye protection, and protective clothing, and be sure to take a safety training course. For information call 800-342-3764. Check local laws before riding on trails. ©2018 Polaris Industries Inc.