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2021 Polaris Ranger 500 4x2
2021 Polaris Ranger 500 4x2

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Polaris
Polaris
Model Year
2021
2021
Model
Ranger 500 4x2
Ranger 500 4x2
Model Code
R21RM250A1
R21RM250A1
Color
Sage Green
Sage Green

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front / Rear - 4-wheel hydraulic disc

Parking - Park In-Transmission

Front / Rear - 4-wheel hydraulic disc

Parking - Park In-Transmission

Wheels
Stamped Steel
Stamped Steel
Tires

Front - 25 x 8-12; 489

Rear - 25 x 10-12; 489

Front - 25 x 8-12; 489

Rear - 25 x 10-12; 489

Dimensions

Length
Overall - 110 in. (279 cm)
Overall - 110 in. (279 cm)
Height
Overall - 73 in. (185 cm)
Overall - 73 in. (185 cm)
Width
Overall - 58 in. (147 cm)
Overall - 58 in. (147 cm)
Weight
Estimated Dry - 1,038 lb. (471 kg)
Estimated Dry - 1,038 lb. (471 kg)
Ground Clearance
10 in. (25.4 cm)
10 in. (25.4 cm)
Wheelbase
73 in. (185.4 cm)
73 in. (185.4 cm)
Turning Radius
150 in. (381 cm)
150 in. (381 cm)

Drivetrain

Transmission
Automatic PVT H / L / N / R / P
Automatic PVT H / L / N / R / P
Drive System
On-Demand 2WD / VersaTrac Turf Mode
On-Demand 2WD / VersaTrac Turf Mode
Final Drive
Shaft
Shaft

Electrical

Instrumentation
Digital Gauge, Speedometer, Tachometer, Odometer, Tripmeter, Clock, Hour Meter, Gear Indicator, Fuel Gauge, DC Outlet
Digital Gauge, Speedometer, Tachometer, Odometer, Tripmeter, Clock, Hour Meter, Gear Indicator, Fuel Gauge, DC Outlet
Lighting
50W headlight, LED tail
50W headlight, LED tail

Engine

Engine
4-Stroke
4-Stroke
Cooling
Liquid
Liquid
Cylinders
Single
Single
Horsepower
32 hp
32 hp
Displacement
500 cc
500 cc
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection
Electronic Fuel Injection
Fuel Capacity
8.8 gal. (33.3 l)
8.8 gal. (33.3 l)

Operational

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut 9 in. (22.9 cm) Travel
MacPherson Strut 9 in. (22.9 cm) Travel
Rear Suspension
Dual A-Arm, IRS 10.0 in. (25.4 cm) Travel
Dual A-Arm, IRS 10.0 in. (25.4 cm) Travel
Steering
Tilt - Standard
Tilt - Standard
Seating
2 person capacity
2 person capacity

Other

Cargo Box Length
32 in. (81 cm)
32 in. (81 cm)
Cargo Box Height
11.5 in. (29 cm)
11.5 in. (29 cm)
Cargo Box Width
42 in. (107 cm)
42 in. (107 cm)
Cargo Box Capacity
500 lb. (230 kg)
500 lb. (230 kg)
Cargo Box
Lock & Ride
Lock & Ride
Capacity
Payload - 1,000 lb. (453.6 kg)
Payload - 1,000 lb. (453.6 kg)
Towing Capacity
Hitch - 1,500 lb. (680.4 kg)
Hitch - 1,500 lb. (680.4 kg)
Hitch
Standard 2 in. (5 cm) receiver
Standard 2 in. (5 cm) receiver

Features

Hardest Working Features

  • VERSATRAC TURF MODE: The differential lock allows the driver to drive with both rear wheels when additional traction is needed. When additional traction is not needed, unlock the rear differential and use the VersaTrac Turf Mode. This option is perfect for easier, tighter turns that won’t tear up lawn or landscaping.
  • TOWING & PAYLOAD: With a full 1,500 lb towing, 1,000 lb payload, and standard 2” receiver, the RANGER 4x2 allows you to tackle the toughest jobs with confidence.
  • AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION: The Polaris Variable Transmission (PVT) delivers superior performance, ease of use, and maximum drivability in all conditions. It requires no shifting or user input to deliver smooth power, just select high or low range and you are on your way to getting more done.
  • GAS-ASSIST DUMP BOX: For larger loads, utilize the gas-assist dump box to unload the bed of your RANGER. The gas shock assists in lifting the bed for easier dumping abilities with heavy loads.

Smoothest Riding Features

  • HUGE GROUND CLEARANCE AND TRAVEL: With 10" of ground clearance and 9" of wheel travel, tackle any jobsite terrain to get where you need to work.
  • LOCK & RIDE®: Add four-season versatility and unmatched comfort to your RANGER with a Lock & Ride Pro Fit cab system. Designed exclusively with, and for, your machine, Polaris Engineered™ cab components fit perfectly, install easily, and seal tightly to keep the elements out and you protected.
  • ADJUSTABLE TILT STEERING: Utilize the tilt steering to adjust the position of the steering wheel to easily enter and exit the vehicle

Value Features

  • TAKE IT ANYWHERE: RANGER 500 4x2 has a 73" wheel base and 58" width, allowing it to fit in the back of many trucks so you can take it out for the jobs you need.
  • EASY MAINTENANCE: RANGER is engineered to make maintenance quick and straightforward in your shop with easy to access service points for the oil filter, dipstick, and drain plug.
  • COMFORT & CONVENIENCE: Equipped with in-dash sealed storage and two cup holders so you can comfortably take everything you need along for the job.

Hardest Working Features

  • VERSATRAC TURF MODE: The differential lock allows the driver to drive with both rear wheels when additional traction is needed. When additional traction is not needed, unlock the rear differential and use the VersaTrac Turf Mode. This option is perfect for easier, tighter turns that won’t tear up lawn or landscaping.
  • TOWING & PAYLOAD: With a full 1,500 lb towing, 1,000 lb payload, and standard 2” receiver, the RANGER 4x2 allows you to tackle the toughest jobs with confidence.
  • AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION: The Polaris Variable Transmission (PVT) delivers superior performance, ease of use, and maximum drivability in all conditions. It requires no shifting or user input to deliver smooth power, just select high or low range and you are on your way to getting more done.
  • GAS-ASSIST DUMP BOX: For larger loads, utilize the gas-assist dump box to unload the bed of your RANGER. The gas shock assists in lifting the bed for easier dumping abilities with heavy loads.

Smoothest Riding Features

  • HUGE GROUND CLEARANCE AND TRAVEL: With 10" of ground clearance and 9" of wheel travel, tackle any jobsite terrain to get where you need to work.
  • LOCK & RIDE®: Add four-season versatility and unmatched comfort to your RANGER with a Lock & Ride Pro Fit cab system. Designed exclusively with, and for, your machine, Polaris Engineered™ cab components fit perfectly, install easily, and seal tightly to keep the elements out and you protected.
  • ADJUSTABLE TILT STEERING: Utilize the tilt steering to adjust the position of the steering wheel to easily enter and exit the vehicle

Value Features

  • TAKE IT ANYWHERE: RANGER 500 4x2 has a 73" wheel base and 58" width, allowing it to fit in the back of many trucks so you can take it out for the jobs you need.
  • EASY MAINTENANCE: RANGER is engineered to make maintenance quick and straightforward in your shop with easy to access service points for the oil filter, dipstick, and drain plug.
  • COMFORT & CONVENIENCE: Equipped with in-dash sealed storage and two cup holders so you can comfortably take everything you need along for the job.