OFF-ROAD

SHOWDOWN

See the Can-Am Outlander go head to head with the competition. Get the facts. Make the comparisons. Then decide which vehicle is right for you.

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VS
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    2013

    POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

    FROM $9,999

LET'S GET IT ON

Compare the best off-road machines in the industry, listen to rider reactions,
and find out where you can ride one yourself.

THE COMPETITION:

POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

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PERFORMANCE

HORSEPOWER

PERFORMANCE BEYOND THE
SPEC SHEET

The Can-Am Rotax® engine is known for efficiency and reliability. Its proven, 71-hp Rotax® V-twin engine gives you more power and quicker acceleration. And, even though the Polaris XP 850 EPS has a larger engine, the Outlander DPS 800R produces similar horsepower and total exhilaration.

SEE IT IN ACTION:

71 HP

800 CC ROTAX® V-TWIN ENGINE

THE COMPETITION:

POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

77 HP

850CC TWIN-CYLINDER ENGINE

SIZE & POWER THAT'S RIGHT FOR YOU

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HORSEPOWER

CAN-AM OUTLANDER 800R DPS

71

POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

77

CAN-AM OUTLANDER 800R DPS

71 HP

ROTAX® V-TWIN ENGINE
An efficient and reliable engine that is smaller than the competition but offers
comparable horsepower.

POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

77 HP

850CC TWIN-CYLINDER ENGINE
Larger engine size produces slightly more horsepower.

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POWER-TO-WEIGHT RATIO

POUND-FOR-POUND
MORE EFFICIENT

The Outlander 800R uses an ideal combination of power and chassis strength to deliver a high power-to-weight ratio. This gives you better acceleration to get you where you want go, faster.

9.7 HP / 100 LB

THE COMPETITION:

POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

10.1 HP / 100 LB

EFFICIENT POWER-TO-WEIGHT ACCELERATES FASTER

POWER-TO-WEIGHT RATIO (HP / 100 LB)

CAN-AM OUTLANDER 800R DPS

9.7

POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

10.1

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CAN-AM OUTLANDER 800R DPS

9.7 HP / 100 LB

A smaller engine than the Polaris Sportsman XP 850 LSE, it still produces ample torque for fast acceleration.

POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

10.1 HP / 100 LB

Good acceleration with a slightly higher power-to-weight ratio than the Outlander 800R DPS due to its larger engine.

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FUEL DELIVERY

PRECISE THROTTLE
ON ANY TERRAIN

Can-Am’s electronic fuel injection system automatically keeps the engine’s performance at its peak, regardless of temperature or altitude. The result is a consistent start every time, no matter what the temperature, plus smooth power delivery and optimum performance on any trail or conditions.

EFI

ELECTRONIC FUEL INJECTION

THE COMPETITION:

POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

EFI

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FUEL TANK SIZE

MORE RIDING
LESS REFUELLING

The Can-Am Outlander is designed to optimize ride time and efficient fuel economy. Its fuel tank is among the largest in its class with more efficient fuel consumption to help you ride longer, with fewer pit stops than competitive models.

5.4

GALLON TANK

THE COMPETITION:

POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

5.25 GALLON TANK

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AIR BOX

FARTHER FROM
THE MUD FOR
BETTER OUTPUT

The Can-Am Outlander features a dual-room air box that improves air filtration and is located higher away from mud, water and other debris. The result is cleaner air going into the engine for better performance over time.

DUAL-ROOM

AIR BOX

THE COMPETITION:

POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

STANDARD AIR BOX

HANDLING

REAR SUSPENSION

COMPACT DESIGN
UNCOMPROMISED CONTROL

The Torsional Trailing arm Independent (TTI) rear suspension keeps the Outlander’s wheels moving straight up and down, eliminating scrub and camber change. Competitive suspension systems cause the wheels to move in a butterfly motion over bumpy terrain, reducing tire-to-ground contact. But the Outlander remains predictable, giving you better all around control.

SEE IT IN ACTION:

TTI

REAR SUSPENSION

THE COMPETITION:

POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

DOUBLE A-ARM

REAR SUSPENSION

PREDICTABLE MOVEMENT, PRECISE HANDLING

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CAN-AM OUTLANDER 800R DPS

TTI
REAR SUSPENSION

Moving in a straight line up and down, the TTI rear suspension eliminates scrub and camber change while limiting tire wear. Built with fewer parts, it's easier to maintain than the competition.

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POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

DOUBLE A-ARM
REAR SUSPENSION

Moving in a butterfly motion increases scrub and camber change, causing additional tire wear. Its added parts make maintenance more difficult.

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TRACTION SYSTEM

TRACTION TO
HANDLE ANY
TERRAIN

Not all traction systems are created equal. Can-Am Visco-Lok QE is an automatic locking front differential system that transfers power from a slipping front wheel to the opposite wheel with traction. So you can overcome just about any obstacle you meet along the way without thinking about it, unlike some competitor models.

VISCO-LOK QE

AUTOMATIC LOCKING WITH POWER TRANSFER

THE COMPETITION:

POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

4WD AUTOMATIC LOCKING

THE DIFFERENTIAL MAKES THE DIFFERENCE

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CAN-AM OUTLANDER 800R DPS

VISCO-LOK QE AUTOMATIC LOCKING
WITH POWER TRANSFER

When engaged, power is transferred automatically to the front wheel with traction.

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POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

4WD
AUTOMATIC LOCKING

When lock is engaged, only the rear wheels have power unless a back wheel slips.

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POWER STEERING

STEERING ASSIST
THAT ADAPTS
TO YOU

Available Tri-mode Dynamic Power Steering (DPS™) on the Can-Am Outlander DPS gives you three levels of steering assist, more than any other off-road vehicle. So no matter what terrain you face, you can adjust the amount of terrain feedback to match your riding style.

DPS™

TRI-MODE DYNAMIC POWER STEERING

THE COMPETITION:

POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

EPS ELECTRONIC

POWER STEERING

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FRAME

EXCEPTIONAL
FRAME STRENGTH

The Can-Am Outlander features the next generation of industry-exclusive Surrounding Spar Technology (SST G2) frame. This exclusive design offers increased strength compared to standard frame, plus a lower center of gravity for better handling than any competitor in its class.

SST G2 FRAME

WITH SURROUNDING SPAR TECHNOLOGY

THE COMPETITION:

POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

STANDARD

DOUBLE-CRADLE FRAME

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SUSPENSION GEOMETRY

PRECISION GEOMETRY
COMFORTABLE CONTROL

Equipped with a double A-Arm front suspension with dive-control geometry, the Outlander offers better cornering and vehicle-braking dynamics. The result is a more responsive ride over tough terrain thanks to a stiffer frame allows for a precisely calibrated suspension system. A shortened spindle, anti-kickback geometry and 9-in. suspension travel optimize trail comfort, even during aggressive off-road riding.

DOUBLE A-ARM

WITH DIVE-CONTROL GEOMETRY

THE COMPETITION:

POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

DOUBLE A-ARM

FRONT SUSPENSION

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TIRES / WHEELS

LIGHT WHEELS
NIMBLE RIDE

The wheels of the Can-Am Outlander 800R DPS are designed to be strong and light. The 12-in. steel black wheels feature a center-less design that is lighter than the competition. Wrapped in 26-in. Carlisle tires, they provide a versatile ride with a rugged design to take on tough terrain.

26" TIRES

ON 12" STEEL BLACK WHEELS

THE COMPETITION:

POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

26" TIRES ON 14"

CAST-ALUMINUM WHEELS

DESIGN

STORAGE VERSATILITY

MORE STORAGE
MORE ADVENTURE

The Can-Am Outlander has more storage capacity and cargo adaptability than any other vehicle in its class. Equipped the with LinQ quick-attach accessory system, you can adapt your machine to haul everything you need more easily and quickly than competitive tubular steel setups.

SEE IT IN ACTION:

LINQ

MULTI-FUNCTION RACKS

THE COMPETITION:

POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

LOCK & RIDE

STORAGE RACKS

EXPAND YOUR STORAGE OPTIONS

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CAN-AM OUTLANDER 800R DPS

LINQ MULTI-FUNCTION RACKS

5.7-gal (21.4L) rear storage and multi-function rear racks that  expand and adapt with a series of extendable front and rear accessories.

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POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

LOCK & RIDE STORAGE RACKS

2.4 gal (9 L) rear storage with Lock & Ride racks for additional hauling capabilities.

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MAINTENANCE ACCESS

EASY TO RIDE
EASY TO MAINTAIN

No other ATV makes access to important maintenance items as easy as the Can-Am Outlander. With the battery and air box conveniently located under the seat, you have easy access to the parts you need to keep your machine in peak performance.

EASY ACCESS

MAINTENANCE

THE COMPETITION:

POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

MAINTENANCE ACCESS

REQUIRES TOOLS

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SAFETY & SECURITY SYSTEM

DIGITALLY ENCODED
KEYS FOR BUILT-IN
ANTI-THEFT

Armed with the Digitally Encoded Security System (D.E.S.S.™) and two keys, one for standard operation and one to limit speed, the Can-Am Outlander is the only ATV that gives you peace of mind when you’re away from your vehicle.

D.E.S.S™

DIGITALLY ENCODED SECURITY SYSTEM

THE COMPETITION:

POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

NO ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM

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LIGHTING

BRIGHTER LIGHTS
BETTER NIGHT RIDING

The Can-Am Outlander lights up the trail with 230-watt fender-mounted projector beam headlamps and 55-watt brake lamps. The Outlander illuminates farther ahead with reflectors that illuminate wider, for the perfect combination of path and peripheral vision needed for night riding.

230W

HEADLAMPS

THE COMPETITION:

POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

150W HEADLIGHTS

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GAUGE

ONE GLANCE
DIGITAL GAUGE

Equipped with a multifunctional digital LCD gauge, the Can-Am Outlander tells you everything you need to know in a glance. Monitor your speed, engine temperature, fuel and more with precision at your fingertips.

DIGITAL LCD

MULTIFUNCTION GAUGE

THE COMPETITION:

POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

DIGITAL GAUGE

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TOWING

MORE OPTIONS
TO TOW & HAUL

Fully equipped to move a loadhaul, The Outlander 800R DPS has a 2" hitch receiver. Compared to competitor models with a smaller 1.25" hitch receiver, the Outlander offers more hauling capability and greater towing capacity, so you can get the job done.

2"

HITCH RECIEVER

THE COMPETITION:

POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 850 EPS

1.25" HITCH RECIEVER

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GENUINE ACCESORIES MADE FOR ADVENTURE

Make a statement with Can-Am riding gear and genuine accesories designed specifically for your vehicle and covered by our warranty.