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2021 Polaris Sportsman 450 H.O.
2021 Polaris Sportsman 450 H.O.

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Polaris
Polaris
Model Year
2021
2021
Model
Sportsman 450 H.O.
Sportsman 450 H.O.
Model Code
A21SEA5CA5
A21SEA5CA5
Color
Zenith Blue
Zenith Blue

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front / Rear - Single Lever 3-Wheel Hydraulic Disc with Hydraulic Rear Foot Brake

Parking - Park In-Transmission / Lockable Hand Lever

Front / Rear - Single Lever 3-Wheel Hydraulic Disc with Hydraulic Rear Foot Brake

Parking - Park In-Transmission / Lockable Hand Lever

Wheels
Steel
Steel
Tires

Front - 25 x 8-12 P373; 6 PLY

Rear - 25 x 10-12 P373; 6 PLY

Front - 25 x 8-12 P373; 6 PLY

Rear - 25 x 10-12 P373; 6 PLY

Dimensions

Length
Overall - 83 in. (210.8 cm)
Overall - 83 in. (210.8 cm)
Height
Overall - 47 in. (119.4 cm)
Overall - 47 in. (119.4 cm)
Width
Overall - 48 in. (121.9 cm)
Overall - 48 in. (121.9 cm)
Weight
Estimated Dry - 700 lb. (317.5 kg)
Estimated Dry - 700 lb. (317.5 kg)
Ground Clearance
11.5 in. (29 cm)
11.5 in. (29 cm)
Wheelbase
50.5 in. (128.3 cm)
50.5 in. (128.3 cm)
Seat Height
33.25 in. (84.5 cm)
33.25 in. (84.5 cm)

Drivetrain

Transmission
Automatic PVT P/R/N/L/H In-line Shifting
Automatic PVT P/R/N/L/H In-line Shifting
Drive System
4x4
4x4
Drive
One Touch On-Demand AWD / 2WD
One Touch On-Demand AWD / 2WD

Electrical

Battery
340 CCA
340 CCA
Instrumentation
All Digital Gauge, Speedometer, Odometer, Tachometer, Two Tripmeters, Hour Meter, Gear Indicator, Fuel Gauge, AWD Indicator, Volt Meter, Coolant Temperature, Hi-Temp Light
All Digital Gauge, Speedometer, Odometer, Tachometer, Two Tripmeters, Hour Meter, Gear Indicator, Fuel Gauge, AWD Indicator, Volt Meter, Coolant Temperature, Hi-Temp Light
Lighting
Halogen Pod & Bumper Lights, Triple 50w High Beams, Dual 50w Low Beams, Single LED Brake Light/Taillight
Halogen Pod & Bumper Lights, Triple 50w High Beams, Dual 50w Low Beams, Single LED Brake Light/Taillight

Engine

Engine
ProStar, 4-Stroke SOHC
ProStar, 4-Stroke SOHC
Cooling
Liquid
Liquid
Cylinders
Single
Single
Horsepower
33 hp
33 hp
Displacement
499 cc
499 cc
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection
Electronic Fuel Injection
Emissions
California Red Sticker
California Red Sticker
Fuel Capacity
4.5 gal. (17 l)
4.5 gal. (17 l)

Operational

Suspension

Front - Sealed MacPherson Strut With 8.2 in (20.8 cm) Travel

Rear - Sealed Dual A-Arm, IRS 9.5 in (24.1 cm) Travel

Front - Sealed MacPherson Strut With 8.2 in (20.8 cm) Travel

Rear - Sealed Dual A-Arm, IRS 9.5 in (24.1 cm) Travel

Hitch
Standard 1.25 in. (3.2 cm) Receiver
Standard 1.25 in. (3.2 cm) Receiver
Towing Capacity
1,350 lb. (612 kg)
1,350 lb. (612 kg)
Load Capacity

Payload - 485 lb. (220 kg)

Front Rack - 90 lb. (40.8 kg)

Rear Rack - 180 lb. (81.6 kg)

Cargo System - Lock & Ride Compatible 5 gal. (18.9 l) Front Dry Storage

Payload - 485 lb. (220 kg)

Front Rack - 90 lb. (40.8 kg)

Rear Rack - 180 lb. (81.6 kg)

Cargo System - Lock & Ride Compatible 5 gal. (18.9 l) Front Dry Storage

Other

Additional Colors

Sage Green

Zenith Blue

Sage Green

Zenith Blue

Includes
Front Rack Extender, 12 Volt Power Plug, Pre-Wired for Hand & Thumb Warmers, Winch & Plow Mounts Included, In Pod Battery Charger
Front Rack Extender, 12 Volt Power Plug, Pre-Wired for Hand & Thumb Warmers, Winch & Plow Mounts Included, In Pod Battery Charger

Features

Features

  • SMOOTHEST: Legendary Sportsman suspension delivers smoothest ride to absorb bumps of all sizes. The industry’s fastest engaging on demand all-wheel drive system & increased class-leading ground clearance gives more traction & rides over even bigger obstacles.
  • STRONGEST: Stronger, quieter, and more durable. A new battery with easy charging access ensures reliable starts. New sealed suspension bushings stay smooth, quiet and cut down maintenance. And larger 25” tires have been beefed up to 6-ply construction.
  • MOST VERSATILE: More accomplished than ever before with best-in-class integrated storage, an increased 1,350 lb. towing capacity, a combined 270 lb. rack capacity, and all new accessories. This machine boasts the most ease of use yet, still for the value-price you expect.
  • SMOOTHER & STRONGER RIDE: The new 450 H.O. looks good, performs better and packs more value than ever before.
  • TRUE ON-DEMAND ALL-WHEEL DRIVE: Many ATVs claim to have four-wheel-drive but only ours can sense the slightest wheel spin and automatically deliver power to the wheels for traction.
  • CLASS-LEADING 9.5” OF TRAVEL & SEALED BUSHINGS: No one can match our suspension with a class-leading 9.5” of front travel and new sealed bushings for smoother suspension travel and reduced maintenance.
  • CLASS-LEADING 11.5” GROUND CLEARANCE: Travel even more rough terrain. Smooth it with our suspension or ride over the big stuff with the increased ground clearance of the Sportsman 450 H.O.
  • LARGER 25” 6-PLY TIRES: Ride over obstacles with more confidence, additional traction and greater clearance with 25” tires and puncture-resistant 6-ply sidewalls.
  • INCREASED 1,350 LB TOWING CAPACITY: Never satisfied with good enough, we boosted the towing capability of the new 450 H.O. so you can hook-up and tow even bigger loads with confidence.
  • STRENGTH & PRICE MATTER: When you have a reputation of strength and toughness you need to back it up. The new 450 H.O. is now stronger and more durable than ever before.
  • MORE POWERFUL BATTERY & EASY ACCESS CHARGING: 78% more cold-cranking amps for more guaranteed starts. And when you store for longer, the new in-pod mounted battery charging port offers additional protection.
  • HERO STATUS COMES STANDARD: Underneath the new look, you’ll still find the heart and soul of a Sportsman. Smart integration, can-do capability, and hundreds of accessories to make it your own.
  • CLASS LEADING STORAGE: Stow your tools, water jug and spare riding gear all within easy reach and security of the best-in-class 8-gallons of integrated storage.
  • EASIEST TO USE: We set the bar with industry firsts like single-lever braking, automatic CVTs, automatic engaging AWD and integrated EBS for the most seamless ride.
  • EASIER ACCESSORY INSTALLATION: Convenience goes beyond standard on the 450 H.O., we also made it easier to add with a pre-wired, plug & play harness for a winch, plow or hand warmers.

Features

  • SMOOTHEST: Legendary Sportsman suspension delivers smoothest ride to absorb bumps of all sizes. The industry’s fastest engaging on demand all-wheel drive system & increased class-leading ground clearance gives more traction & rides over even bigger obstacles.
  • STRONGEST: Stronger, quieter, and more durable. A new battery with easy charging access ensures reliable starts. New sealed suspension bushings stay smooth, quiet and cut down maintenance. And larger 25” tires have been beefed up to 6-ply construction.
  • MOST VERSATILE: More accomplished than ever before with best-in-class integrated storage, an increased 1,350 lb. towing capacity, a combined 270 lb. rack capacity, and all new accessories. This machine boasts the most ease of use yet, still for the value-price you expect.
  • SMOOTHER & STRONGER RIDE: The new 450 H.O. looks good, performs better and packs more value than ever before.
  • TRUE ON-DEMAND ALL-WHEEL DRIVE: Many ATVs claim to have four-wheel-drive but only ours can sense the slightest wheel spin and automatically deliver power to the wheels for traction.
  • CLASS-LEADING 9.5” OF TRAVEL & SEALED BUSHINGS: No one can match our suspension with a class-leading 9.5” of front travel and new sealed bushings for smoother suspension travel and reduced maintenance.
  • CLASS-LEADING 11.5” GROUND CLEARANCE: Travel even more rough terrain. Smooth it with our suspension or ride over the big stuff with the increased ground clearance of the Sportsman 450 H.O.
  • LARGER 25” 6-PLY TIRES: Ride over obstacles with more confidence, additional traction and greater clearance with 25” tires and puncture-resistant 6-ply sidewalls.
  • INCREASED 1,350 LB TOWING CAPACITY: Never satisfied with good enough, we boosted the towing capability of the new 450 H.O. so you can hook-up and tow even bigger loads with confidence.
  • STRENGTH & PRICE MATTER: When you have a reputation of strength and toughness you need to back it up. The new 450 H.O. is now stronger and more durable than ever before.
  • MORE POWERFUL BATTERY & EASY ACCESS CHARGING: 78% more cold-cranking amps for more guaranteed starts. And when you store for longer, the new in-pod mounted battery charging port offers additional protection.
  • HERO STATUS COMES STANDARD: Underneath the new look, you’ll still find the heart and soul of a Sportsman. Smart integration, can-do capability, and hundreds of accessories to make it your own.
  • CLASS LEADING STORAGE: Stow your tools, water jug and spare riding gear all within easy reach and security of the best-in-class 8-gallons of integrated storage.
  • EASIEST TO USE: We set the bar with industry firsts like single-lever braking, automatic CVTs, automatic engaging AWD and integrated EBS for the most seamless ride.
  • EASIER ACCESSORY INSTALLATION: Convenience goes beyond standard on the 450 H.O., we also made it easier to add with a pre-wired, plug & play harness for a winch, plow or hand warmers.