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2018 Polaris Sportsman XP 1000 High Lifter Edition


The Sportsman XP 1000 HIGH Lifter Edition delivers the ultimate sports utility experience with specially engineered features to dominate the mud.


  • Industry-First Centered Mounted Mud Bar
  • Custom Graphics & Painted Plastics
  • 29.5 in. High Lifter Outlaw 2 Tires
  • Variable Assist Electronic Power Steering (EPS)
  • High Mounted 3,500 lb. Polaris HD Winch with Integrated Tow Hooks
  • High Performance True On-Demand AWD
  • Color Matched Front & Rear Bumpers
  • High Clearance Arched A-Arms

Payload & Towing

  • GET TO WORK WITH MASSIVE PAYLOAD & TOWING: The Sportsman XP 1000 High Lifter Edition delivers massive payload and towing capacity to tackle the biggest jobs and get more done in fewer trips. Massive 1,500 lb. of towing capacity. 575 lb. payload capacity. Steel reinforced utility rack system with 360 lb. capacity. Over 6 gallons of integrated front & rear storage. Integrated winch and plow mount system for easy installation.


  • 85 HP TO POWER THROUGH THE MUD: The world's most powerful ATV delivers unmatched performance to rip through the deepest mud. 85 HP ProStar twin EFI engine with a single overhead cam. High-Performance True On-Demand AWD to give you the traction you need, when you need it. Shielded clutch and engine intake ducting. Rack-mounted radiator with industry-exclusive inverted dual fans. High and low mud specific transmission with lower gearing.

Suspension & Handling

  • STIFFER SPRINGS FOR HIGH GROUND CLEARANCE: With legendary Sportsman suspension and handling, plus added capability to tackle the mud, you'll be ready to take on anything with full comfort and control. Stiffer springs to maintain 11.5 in. of ground clearance. Industry-first centered handlebar-mounted mud bar. Factory-installed 29.5 in. High Lifter Outlaw 2 Tires. Legendary Rolled Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) with 10.25 in. of wheel travel to keep you planted on all four tires in light turns and smooth out the toughest terrain. Engine Braking System (EBS) with Active Descent Control (ADC).

General Information

Manufacturer Polaris
Model Year 2018
Model Sportsman XP 1000 High Lifter Edition
Model Code A18SXM95AL
Color Stealth Black



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

Parking Brake - Park in Transmission/Lockable Hand Lever

Tires Front / Rear - 29.5 x 9.5 x 14 in.; Outlaw
Wheels Cast Aluminum


Length 88 in. (223 cm)
Height 52 in. ( 124 cm)
Width 49 in. (124 cm)
Weight Estimated Dry - 974 lb. (441 kg)
Ground Clearance 13.5 in. (34.3 cm)
Wheelbase 53 in. (134.6 cm)
Seat Height 39 in. (99 cm)


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

High performance, True On-Demand AWD/2WD

Final - Shaft


Instrumentation 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


Engine ProStar, 4-Stroke SOHC Twin Cylinder
Horsepower 85 hp
Displacement 952 cc
Fuel Capacity 5.25 gal. (19.9 l)
Cooling Liquid, Inverted Dual Fan
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)


Steering Electronic Power - Standard

Front - High-clearance arched dual A-arm; 7.4 in. (18.8 cm) travel

Rear - High-clearance arched dual A-arm, rolled IRS; 6.7 in. (17 cm) travel

Load Capacity

Payload - 290 lb. (132 kg)

Rear Rack - 75 lb. (34 kg)

Towing Capacity 1,500 lb. (680.4 kg)
Frame Standard Hitch - 1.25 in. (3.2 cm) Receiver


Lighting Dual 50w Headlights, Dual Brakelights/Taillights

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.