Polaris RZR Your Full Guide

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Polaris RZR: Your Full Guide

JAN 5, 2023

Harvey’s ATV reviews the Polaris RZR XP 1000, one of the most popular ATVs on the market. Strap in for a full rundown on the features and handling of this high-performance machine. The first RZR was released in 2008 as a sporty sub-model of Polaris’s classic powerhouse UTV, the Ranger. Faster and lighter than other side-by-side UTVs of the time, the Ranger RZR sparked a revolution in the ATV market. 

Curious to learn more about this classic high-performance sport UTV? Here’s your full guide to the Polaris RZR, courtesy of Harvey’s ATV parts.

How much does a Polaris RZR weigh?

A modern base model RZR can weigh anywhere from 735 lb (334 kg)to 2,365 lbs (1,072.75 kg) dry weight depending on the model. A base model 2022 RZR XP 1000 weighs an estimated 1,460 lbs (662 kg). 

How wide is a Polaris RZR?

Most RZR models are in the range of 64” wide, and it varies from model to model. For instance, the overall nimbler Trail Sport model is only 50” wide, while RZR Pro R and Turbo R are 74” wide.

How long is a Polaris RZR?

Length varies greatly by model. The current Polaris RZR lineup features models ranging in length from the compact RZR Trail at 110.9” to the RZR Pro R 4 at 165.5.”

Are Polaris RZRs street legal?

Depending on your area, they may be. About half of all US states allow UTVs to drive on roads. Of course, you’ll have to make sure your RZR has the appropriate registration, insurance, safety lights, mirrors, windshield, and horn before hopping on the blacktop.

Does the Polaris RZR have a parking brake?

Polaris RZR models use a park in-transmission parking brake. There are also aftermarket manual parking breaks available for certain models.

How often do you change oil in Polaris RZR?

Polaris recommends performing a break-in oil and filter change for most RZR models after an initial 25 hours of riding or one month after purchase, whichever comes first. Then change both oil and filter once every 50 hours or six months

How many miles will a Polaris RZR last?

Depending on how well your Polaris RZR is maintained, repaired, and serviced, it can last for thousands of miles. High mileage in the ATV world is cited at around 10,000 miles, depending on riding conditions. Many RZRs given love and care and proper maintenance, including cleaning and replacing the clutch when necessary, can make it past the 10,000 mile marker and beyond.

How much is a Polaris RZR?

Polaris RZR Trail models start at $15,499 US MSRP. Larger multi-terrain models like the RZR XP 1000 start at $21,899, going all the way up to the 225 HP RZR Pro R 4, which starts at a base model MSRP of $38,499.

How fast is a polaris rzr?

The average top speed for a modern non-turbocharged Polaris RZR is somewhere around 80 MPH.

Polaris RZR models and variants

The Polaris RZR has seen many incarnations over the years. Including the O.G. RZR, we count a whopping thirteen different models of RZR, with more than twice as many variants and special editions. And that’s only including civilian models!

US Polaris RZR models:

RZR 170, RZR 200, RZR 570, RZR 800, RZR S 800, RZR 900, RZR S 900, RZR XP 900, RZR S 1000, RZR XP 1000, RZR XP Turbo, RZR XP Turbo SRZR RS1

Harvey’s ATV Parts — RZR Ready

No matter what model your Polaris RZR is, Harvey’s ATV Parts has the clutch to fit it. Our Mother Clutcher OEM style aftermarket clutches are tried and tested to be ready to bolt on and ride. No spring or weight tuning needed. 

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