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2017 Polaris Sportsman 450 H.O. Utility Edition

Sportsman® 450 H.O.


  • New! Utility Edition Package
  • Powerful 33 horsepower ProStar® 500 engine
  • Built for hauling and towing

Hardest Working

  • SPORTSMAN® 450 H.O. VS. HONDA® RANCHER: When it comes to a hard working and smooth riding recreation and utlity ATV look no further than the Sportsman 450 H.O. Compared to Honda® Rancher® the choice is clear. Sportsman delivers more power, more towing, more hauling and a more comfortable ride making it a far superior value.
  • UTILITY PACKAGE: Haul and Tow more with NEW! 450 H.O. Utility Edition Package: NEW! Steel Racks with Heavy Duty Dual Rear Work Trays. NEW! Steel Front Lower Bumper. NEW! Steel Racks with Heavy Duty Work Tray. NEW! Front & Rear Receiver Hitch.
  • BUILT FOR HAULING: NEW! Steel racks with heavy duty work tray allow for the toughest jobs.
  • BUILT FOR MORE VERSATILE TOWING: Front receiver allows for more control and manueverability in tight spaces.
  • TRUE ON-DEMAND ALL WHEEL DRIVE: Polaris Sportsman, the best selling automatic 4x4. 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. Its simple and doesn't require pushing any extra buttons or pulling levers like the competition.
  • INTEGRATED FRONT STORAGE The most integrated storage of any ATV. The 6.5 gallon capacity lets you stow-away loads of gear and still have access to it, even with items tied to the deck.
  • LOCK & RIDE STORAGE SYSTEM: The Polaris Sportsman Lock and Ride Accessory system allows you to adapt on the fly and accessorize your ATV to tackle any task you throw at it. Sportsman ATVs have hundreds of Lock and Ride accessories to convert your vehicle from a trail machine, to the ultimate work or hunt machine in just seconds. When you need an ATV that can adapt to any task, you need a Sportsman.

Smoothest Riding

  • HIGH GROUND CLEARANCE: A full 10.5 in. of obstacle-clearing off-road ground clearance lets you tackle some of the toughest terrain that comes your way.
  • LEGENDARY SMOOTH INDEPENDENT REAR SUSPENSION (IRS): Sportsman's® Legendary Smooth Independent Rear Suspension System gives you 9.5" of wheel travel for the best ride, provides maximum traction thanks to the camber change and best handling with the integrated torsion bar.
  • EASY TO OPERATE SINGLE LEVER BRAKES: Sportsman 450 H.O. makes braking easy with single handed operation using a Single Lever 4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc system that automatically applies braking force to the front and rear wheels. For rear wheel braking Sportsman 450 H.O. features a hydraulic rear foot brake.
  • COMFORT & ERGONOMICS: Sportsman comes standard with its contoured seat, optimized foam formulation and STX vinyl which provides all weather comfort. Spacious, flat footwells with integrated traction elements ensure solid footing.

General Information

Manufacturer Polaris
Model Year 2017
Model Sportsman 450 H.O. Utility Edition
Model Code A17SEG50A4
Color Maroon Metallic



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 84 in. (213 cm)
Height 47 in. (119.4 cm)
Width 48 in. (121.9 cm)
Weight Estimated Dry - 721 lbs. (327 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
Drive On-demand true AWD/2WD


Instrumentation Analog speedometer, digital odometer, tachometer, 2 tripmeters, hour meter, clock, service indicator, diagnostic indicator, gear indicator, fuel gauge, AWD indicator, hi-temp / low battery lights, DC outlet


Engine 4-Stroke OHC Single Cylinder
Horsepower 33 hp
Displacement 500cc
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 lbs. (220 kg)

Front Rack - 90 lbs. (40.8 kg)

Rear Rack - 180 lbs. (81.6 kg)

Towing Capacity

Front - 850 lbs. (386 kg)

Rear - 1,225 lbs. (555.7 kg)

Frame Front and Rear Hitch - 1.25 in. receiver


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. ©2017 Polaris Industries Inc.