Polaris RZR 170

Polaris RANGER RZR 170 Youth ModelPolaris RANGER RZR 170 Youth Model
Polaris RZR 170


Polaris Adds Youth RANGER RZR to Model Year 2009 Line Up

What do you get when you combine the best-selling line of youth ATVs with the hottest side-by-side available? Introducing the new, youth RANGER RZR 170!

For youth riders 12 and up, the youth RANGER RZR 170 has a four-stroke, air-cooled, 169cc engine with electric start and an automatic transmission. Styled similar to its adult counterpart, the side-by-side has a sporty, aggressive look and holds a driver and passenger for double the fun.

Along with being an ultra-cool ride for kids, the youth RANGER RZR 170 includes all the safety features found on Polaris’ youth line up and more; a removable ignition key, electronic throttle safety control, daytime running lights, side nets, full cab frame, 3 point seat belts, color coded foot controls, parking brake, hydraulic disc brakes, and speed controls to enable adults to set a maximum speed control limit.

All Polaris Youth ATVs purchased from an authorized dealer come with a high-visibility whip flag, speed limiter and safety video. Accompanied with the Youth models is a DOT-approved helmet (2 helmets for the Ranger RZR 170) to teach kids the importance to wearing the proper safety gear.

Available early 2009 – Looks like Polaris is going to release these in very limited numbers, so expect that it could be tough to get your hands on one.

RZR vs. RZR 170 – Size Comparison with a long travel RZR

RZR vs. RZR 170 RZR vs. RZR 170 Polaris RZR vs. RZR 170

2011 Polaris RZR 170 with Big Wheel Kit

Polaris RZR 170 with Big Wheel Kit

New Big Wheel Kit adds aluminum wheels, larger tires, different drive and driven sprockets plus O-ring chain, skid plate, warning decals and increased ground clearance to 7.5 in/19.1 cm.

Safety Features:

  • 2 Free Helmets

  • Free Safety Whip Flag

  • Adjustable Passenger Grab Handles

  • Full Cab Frame

  • Bucket Seats With 3-Point Seat Belts

  • Standard Side Nets

  • Parent-Adjustable Speed Limiter

  • Disc Brakes—Front and Rear

  • Daytime Running Lights With Rear Taillights and Stoplights

  • Minimum Recommended Age—12 Years

Performance Features:

  • Designed to Look Just Like theRANGER RZR

  • 169cc 4-Stroke Engine

  • Fully Automatic CVT Transmission With Reverse

  • California Green-Sticker-Legal

  • Storage Basket

  • Adjustable Driver’s Seat

Polaris RZR 170 Specification:


  • Engine Type – 4-stroke; 2-valve
  • Displacement (cc) – 169

  • Cooling – Forced-air fan
  • Coolant Capacity – N/A

  • Lubrication – Wet sump

  • Oil Capacity (qt./L) – 1.3/1.3

  • Carburetion – 1–22 mm VM Keihin

  • Fuel (gal/L) – 2.5/9.4

  • Starting – Electric

  • Alternator Output (W) – 80

  • Battery Type – 12V; 12 A-hr


  • Primary Drive Type CVT

  • Transmission F/N/R

Front Suspension

  • Travel (in/cm) 5/12.7

  • Adjustability Spring preload

Rear Suspension

  • Type Swing arm

  • Travel (in/cm) 5/12.7

  • Shock Type/Qty 2

  • Adjustability Spring preload

Brake System

  • Front Type Hydraulic disc

  • Rear Type Hydraulic disc

  • Parking Brake Manual lever


  • Wheel Base (in/cm) 65/165.1

  • Dry Weight (lbs/kg) 500/226.8 (est.)

  • Turning Radius (in/cm) (ID unloaded) 105/490.2 (Threshold)

  • Length/Width/Height (in/cm) 85/47/55 (215.9/119.4/139.7)

Daytime Running Lights

  • Quantity/Location Daytime running lights: 2/bumper

  • Wattage (ea) 15W

Tail/Brake Lights

  • Quantity/Location Standard/one

Polaris RZR 170 Photos:

Polaris RZR 170 - No Skid Plate
The RZR 170 needs a skid plate. Check outwww.factoryutv.net.

Polaris RZR 170 - Chain Drive
Chain Drive and Rear Suspension

Polaris RZR 170 - Steering and Front Suspension
Steering and Front Suspension

 Polaris RZR 170 Polaris RZR 170
No Bed on the RZR 170

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Polaris RANGER RZR 170 Youth Model Polaris RZR 170 Youth Polaris RZR 170 Youth Model Side x Side 

Polaris RZR 170 Polaris RZR 170 - Straight Rear Axle Polaris RZR 170

All pictures used with permission.

Limited Edition RZR 170 "Pink Power"

2009 Limited Edition RZR 170 Passion Pink

Customized Polaris RZR 170s:

Customized Polaris RZR 170 - Jagged X Customized Polaris RZR 170 - Jagged X Customized Polaris RZR 170 - Jagged X
Jagged X – Roll Bar, Bumpers, Nerf Bars, Custom Paint

iTi Motorsports – Roll Cage, Doors, Roof, Rear Bumper

Polaris RZR 170 - Custom Roll Cage
Hot Ride – Roll Cage

Polaris RZR 170 - Restraint Bar Polaris RZR 170 - Restraint Bar
Factory UTV – Harness Bar

Polaris RZR 170 Long Travel A-Arms Polaris RZR 170 Long Travel A-Arms Polaris RZR 170 Wide Axle

Polaris RZR 170 Roll Cage and Bumper Polaris RZR 170 Roll Cage 
Lone Star Racing – Roll Cage, Bumper and Lone Travel

Long Travel RZR 170 with custom cage and light bar Long Travel RZR 170 with custom cage and light bar
Long Travel RZR 170 with custom cage and light bar

Polaris RZR 170 Long Travel KitPolaris RZR 170 Long Travel Kit
DragonFire Racing – Long Travel Kit

Racer Tech Polaris RZR 170Racer Tech Polaris RZR 170Racer Tech Polaris RZR 170

Racer Tech Polaris RZR 170Racer Tech Polaris RZR 170Racer Tech Polaris RZR 170
Racer Tech – Polaris RZR 170 Parts

Polaris RZR 170 Disclaimer:

The Polaris RANGER RZR™ 170 is not intended for on-road use. Driver must be at least 12 years old and tall enough to comfortably reach all pedals. Passenger must be at least 12 years old and tall enough to grasp handholds and plant feet firmly on the floor. For safety, occupants must always wear seat belts, helmets, eye protection, and protective clothing. Always use cab nets. Never ride on public roads; always avoid paved surfaces. Never carry more than one passenger. Riding and alcohol/drugs don’t mix.

Avoid excessive speeds and sharp turns. Be particularly careful on difficult terrain. Follow all warnings and instructions in the owner’s manual and the on-product warning labels. All RANGER RZR170s in action photography were ridden by professional riders in designated off-road areas. Prices and specifications subject to change without incurring obligation. ©2008 Polaris Industries Inc.

More 2009 Polaris Model Info:

Manufacturer Info:

Website: Polaris Industries

Polaris Industries, Inc.
2100 Highway 55
Medina, MN 55340
(763) 417-8650

With annual 2007 sales of $1.8 billion, Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), including the Polaris RANGER™, snowmobiles and Victory motorcycles for recreational and utility use.

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