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2021 Polaris Sportsman: Big Changes

Next Generation 2021 Polaris Sportsman


Base Price

  • 2021 Sportsman 450 H.O. – Starts @ $6,399
  • 2021 Sportsman 450 H.O. EPS – Starts @ $7,299
  • 2021 Sportsman 570 – Starts @ $6,999
  • 2021 Sportsman 570 EPS – Starts @ $7,999
  • 2021 Sportsman 570 Premium – Starts @ $8,399
  • 2021 Sportsman 570 Hunter Edition – Starts @ $10,299
  • 2021 Sportsman 570 Ultimate Trail LE – Starts @ $9,499
  • 2021 Sportsman 570 Utility HD LE – Starts @ $8,649

The biggest change to the Polaris lineup is the redesign of the 450 and 570 models. Polaris is billing this as a “next generation” Polaris Sportsman that is “smoother, stronger and more versatile”.

So, what are the advances/changes that make it “smoother, stronger and more versatile”?



2021 Improvements

  • “Bold” new design with a handlebar-mounted pod, new headlights and redesigned front and rear racks
  • Tire Improvements
    • Larger 25” tires (450 H.O. previously had 24 inch, 4 ply tires. 570 previously had 25 inch, 4 ply tires)
    • Upgraded 6 ply tires (Previously 4 ply on both the 450 H.O. and 570)
  • Increased ground clearance of 11.5 inches. (Previous ground clearance was 10.5 inches for the 450 H.O and 11 inches for the 570.)
  • Stronger racks
  • Front rack extenders are now standard equipment
  • Stronger redesigned hinges on the cargo racks
  • Increased towing capacity to 1,350 lbs (Previously 1,225 lbs)
  • Relocated battery to underneath the front rack for easier access
  • Larger, more powerful battery (78% more cold-cranking amps for more guaranteed starts)
  • Battery charging port on the pod for easy use
  • Improved engine breaking system (EBS) for a smooth more controlled ride
  • Improved clutching for smooth engagement at lower speeds
  • Sealed suspension bushings for a smooth, quiet ride with less maintenance
  • New line of ATV accessories


Sportman Limited Editions

The 570 also comes in several new limited edition models: Ultimate Trail, Hunter Edition and Utility HD. These limited edition ATVs are packages that come with factory installed features to save you time and money.

Trail Edition (Available for the 570, not the 450 H.O.)

  • Front & rear bumpers
  • Steerable pod light for great looks and better functionality
  • Extra rack extender
  • Polaris 3,500 lb HD winch
  • 14” aluminum rims with 26” Duro tires
  • Dual arched A-arms
  • Color matched painted springs for added style

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Utility Edition (Available for both the 450 H.O and 570)

  • Heavy duty front and rear metal utility racks
  • Utility front bumper with integrated hitch
  • Pre-wired, plug & play harness to easily add and use accessories like a winch, plow or hand warmers.

Hunter Edition (Available for the 570)

  • Pursuit camo color option
  • Hand and thumb warmers
  • Kolpin Gun Boot
  • Rhino Grips

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Check out 2 Seat ATV Models Made For Adventure.

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24 New Sportsman Accessories for 2021

  1. Polaris Pro HD 3,500 LB. Winch /Synthetic rope ($550) 
  2. Polaris HD 3,500 LB. Winch / Synthetic rope ($470) 
  3. Polaris HD 2,500 LB. Winch / Steel Cable ($400)
  4. Trail Brushguard ($200)
  5. Rear Brushguard ($190)
  6. HD Front Brushguard With Hitch ($300)
  7. Body Armor – Black ($260)
  8. Skid Plate ($300)
  9. Front Rack Extender ($100)
  10. Rear Rack Extender ($100)
  11. Front Utility Rack ($130)
  12. Rear Utility Rack ($210)
  13. Hand & Thumb Warmer Kit ($100)
  14. Rear Power Harness ($80)
  15. LED Light Kit ($400)
  16. Rear Cargo Box ($320)
  17. Open Cargo Box ($210)
  18. Rear Cooler Box ($400)
  19. Tall 18”Lock & Ride Windshield ($180)
  20. Mid 14”Lock & Ride Windshield ($170)
  21. Short 9”Lock & Ride Windshield ($160)
  22. Rear Fosgate® Audio Storage Box (with dual 6-inch speakers that connect via Bluetooth® that mounts easily to the rear rack $600) 
  23. Audio Storage Box Remote ($90)
  24. Rhino Grip XLR (for securing firearms – single $35 – double $60)

2021 Polaris Sportsman Accessories and Apparel Catalog

Visit Polaris Website: Sportsman 450 H.O.

Visit Polaris Website: Sportsman 570


Photos By Polaris

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