2000 Polaris Sportsman 500

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  • 2006 Polaris Sportsman 450

    Feb 4, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: size, price, strength, speed, steering
    Cons: loud muffler, storage compartment leaks moisture

    Summary: The 2006 Polaris Sportsman 450 All Terrain Vehicle is like no other ATV I have ever experienced. The rugged Polaris 450 is not only large enough to hold its own with most work quads, but it’s small enough to maneuver through the tightest areas. ... read more

  • A Powerful fast living room sofa.

    Oct 30, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fast,Power,true AWD,comfortable,low range.
    Cons: Speedo,s digital odometer,trip and hour are hard to see.

    Summary: I,m north43 and owned a 89 350 4x4 Yamaha Big Bear and a 2000 450ES Honda Foreman before buying a used 2001 Sportsman 500 H.O. I have ridden my fishing friends 98 600 Grizzly,03 660 Grizzly and 05 500 Foreman in rugged Northern Ontario Canada so many ... read more

  • 2004 Polaris Sportsman 500 HO

    Mar 6, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Smooth operating Fun to Ride dependable
    Cons: Could get better fuel economy

    Summary: After a long time of looking and saying I was going to buy a 4 wheeler I broke down and purchased a 2004 Polaris Sportsman 500 HO with the Mossy Oak Break up. Also included were the rack extenders a 2500 pound winch and hand and thumb warmers. I ... read more

  • Polaris 500 ---- Do not buy!!!!!!!

    Aug 15, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: suspension
    Cons: Unreliable

    Summary: Polaris has a problem with shift linkage which allows the transmission to get stuck in-between gears ... read more

  • Best work four wheeler ever

    Aug 27, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Smooth, powerful
    Cons: None

    Summary: Well, after years and years of hearing about 4-wheelers, we finally gave in and bought one. You see, I still have an old Honda 3-wheel ATV, which I use for the most part when I go into the woods in Alabama for hunting, fishing, or whatever. In ... read more

  • snowmobile with tires

    Aug 21, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great Goodyear tires,Big comfy seat. Great Fuji engine
    Cons: Shifter stinks, Transmission Problems, Belt easy to burn up.

    Summary: Very good looking,Very good ride, too much maintenance, over 15 grease fittings that are a bear to get to! Under 200 miles and had to put new tie rod bushings on. It steers very hard! After a winch very heavy over 700#s.Cant wait for Yamaha 660 Grizzly! ... read more

  • 2001 polaris 500

    Jun 22, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Powerfull,4-wheel drive,reverse safety
    Cons: slow,big

    Summary: The sportsman 500 by Polaris is a exelent pick. The 500 has 499cc licquid cooled engine, and has dual suspension. I own this model and I am very pleased with it. It has a top speed of 60. A high and low gear, and reverse. Reverse has a safety witch will ... read more

  • I love it

    Dec 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very durable
    Cons: The key

    Summary: Last summer me and my husband bought a 1999 sportsman 500. We love riding it and needed something big and powerful. It rides really smooth without feeling hardly anything because of the suspension travel and independent rear suspension. It has a lot of ... read more

  • Just call ot Elvis

    Dec 10, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Supurb ride, power, reliability, looks, and a huge gas tank
    Cons: Pretty Pricy

    Summary: In March of 2000 I purchased this ATV and since then it has been impressing me every time I drive it. Lets start from the begining, I can leave this TV sit for many days in below freezing weather and go out, just hit the starter and it will come to ... read more

  • sportsman 500

    Nov 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: power, suspension
    Cons: brakes

    Summary: I have currently bought a sportsman 500 because i love riding and needed something big and powerful. It is so cool to ride, it rides really smooth without feeling hardly anything because of the suspension travel and independent rear suspension. It ... read more

  • Great machine except for reliabilty

    Oct 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Fast,powerful and well suspended
    Cons: only about a year of problem free riding

    Summary: This machine is an awesome machine, if you don't mind having it in the shop for most of the time! You can have the fastest and most powerful ATV but if you don't have long term reliability you don't have anything! My friend has an 1984 Yamaha Moto4 and ... read more

  • A little too high class for my needs....

    Jul 10, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Smooth, powerful
    Cons: Too bulky for tight trails

    Summary: Well, after years and years of hearing about 4-wheelers, we finally gave in and bought one. You see, I still have an old Honda 3-wheel ATV, which I use for the most part when I go into the woods in Alabama for hunting, fishing, or whatever. I ... read more

  • Express Customer Reviews

  • Very Happy With My 2000 Sportsman 500

    Jan 26, 2010 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Reliable, powerful,easy operation, smooth ride
    Cons: Steering stiff on 2000model but 2002and up are different.

    Summary: This was my first Polaris bought new in late 1999. I had 1 rear cv boot tear because I picked up a stick and just now at 10plus years old had to put a seal in the water pump. Aside from that and 2 batteries it has been gas and go for over 10 years. This ... read more

  • 1996 sportsman 500 ?'s

    Apr 18, 2008 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: cheap
    Cons: old

    Summary: i just bought my first atv which is a polaris sportsman 500 and was wondering if it had the electric braking system and if it had true 4x4. i was also wondering what it's top speed ... read more

  • 2000 Sportsman 500

    Jun 11, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Suspension, power and off road ability.
    Cons: Feels a bit heavy in corners.

    Summary: After owning a Honda ATV with a 200cc motor for five years i decided to upgrade to a 2000 Sportsman 500. I have had it for two years now and am absolutley satisfied. With the Honda i was plauged by constant engine problems, the Polaris has given me no ... read more

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