Specs for a SL 900 Polaris Watercraft

by Julia Salgado

Polaris began as a snowmobile company in 1954, before eventually branching out to ATVs, motorcycles and watercraft. The SL900 was produced in the mid-90s but is now out of production.

Engine Specs

The Polaris SL900 was powered by a single engine with a displacement of 45.77 cubic inches. The engine of the 1996 model produced 100 horsepower, increasing to 110 hp for the 1997 version. Gasoline fueled both engines.


The 1997 SL900 was 9 feet long and 4 feet wide at its widest point, known as the beam of the craft.


The 1996 SL900 carried a suggested list price of $7,149 when first produced. The price of the SL900 was reduced to $7,099 for the 1997 model. Both craft had a net weight of 520 lbs.

About the Author

Julia Salgado has been writing professionally since 2007. Her work has been published by the "Manchester Evening News" and "Q Magazine." Salgado holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Manchester Metropolitan University.

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