Specs on 1995 Polaris 425 Magnum 4X4by Giovanni Badalamenti
Polaris introduced the company's first all-terrain vehicles in 1984 as a 1985 model.This provided riders with a new way to enjoy the outdoors year-round, with a recreational vehicle that could traverse every type of terrain in a variety of climates.
Polaris offers cargo racks as standard equipment on the 425. The front rack's load capacity is 90 lbs. (40.9 kg); the rear rack's maximum load capacity is 180 lbs. (81.7 kg).
Equipped with the standard tow hitch, the Magnum 425 has a towing capacity of 850 lbs. (385.9 kg), and a maximum tongue weight of 30 lbs. (13.6 kg).
The 1995 Magnum 4x4 has a 425cc liquid-cooled engine with a compression ratio of 9.2/1. The 4-cycle, single-cylinder engine's bore/stroke is 3.461 inches (87.9 mm) and 2.756 inches (70 mm), respectively, with compression pressure from 60 - 90 pounds.
The manufacturer recommends using 2.5 oz. (75 ml) of Premium Demand Drive Hub Fluid for lubricating the front hubs of the all-wheel drive (AWD) vehicles. The engine holds 5.5 qts. (5.2 L) of Polaris' 0W/40 Synthetic Engine Lubricant, and requires 2.25 qts. (2.1 L) 60/40 mixture of antifreeze/coolant.
- Polaris Service Manual; General Information, pages 1.6-1.7
Based near Orlando, Florida, Giovanni Badalamenti has been writing professionally since 2010. His articles on cooking, local restaurants, fantasy sports and attractions have appeared in various online publications. Badalamenti is currently enrolled at Seminole State College in Lake Mary, Florida, pursuing an Associate of Arts in nutrition.