Polaris Scrambler 500 Specs

by John London

The Polaris Scrambler 500 4x4 is an all-terrain vehicle, or ATV, produced by Polaris Industries, a firm based in Medina, Minnesota. The 2011 Polaris Scrambler 500 is equipped with a 498cc high-output engine and can be automatically switched from two-wheel drive to four-wheel drive mode when necessary. The vehicle also features an automatic transmission.


A 498 cc four-stroke, single-cylinder, water-cooled engine comes standard on the 2011 Polaris Scrambler 500. The ATV also comes with an On-Demand True all-wheel drive and four-wheel-drive drive system.

Physical Measurements and Capacities

The 2011 Polaris Scrambler 500 features a 48.5-inch wheelbase and is 75 inches long, 45 inches wide and 49 inches high. The ground clearance is 4.75 inches and the seat is 35 inches high. It weighs 559 pounds. The 2011 Polaris Scrambler 500 has a 4-gallon fuel tank. The vehicle is equipped with a hitch, which can tow up to 850 pounds of weight.

Other Specifications

This vehicle has a MacPherson strut front suspension with an 8.2-inch travel, and a progressive-rate swingarm rear suspension with a 10.5-inch travel. The ATV features four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes with a hydraulic rear foot brake. It is equipped with stamped steel wheels, and 23 x 8-12 front tires, and 22 x 11-10 rear tires.

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