A member of the legendary 50/50 crossover family, the Switchback XC joins the Assault as the industry benchmark for ride and handling both on and off the trail, with the IGX rear suspension, Polaris IFS, and the high performance 850 Patriot.

Includes
  • Engine: 850 Patriot
  • Front Shock: FOX® QS3
  • Front Suspension: Matryx Front Suspension
  • Front Track Shock: FOX® QS3
  • Rear Track Shock: FOX® QS3
  • Track Width/Length/Height: 15 x 146 x 1.352 Cobra, 15 x 146 x 1.6 Cobra
Features
  • Polaris Performance and Technology: The Matryx Platform delivers advanced technology and superior performance. Equipped with the industry leading 850 or 650 Patriot, the lightweight Switchback XC delivers class-leading power to weight ratio.
  • Patriot Powered Engine Choices: The proven Patriot Engine architecture delivers outstanding durability, refined run quality, and an instant throttle response.
  • Industry Exclusive SmartWarmers: Build heat quickly and maintain your customized temperature regardless of the temperature outside. Enhance your ride further by setting thumb vs. hand heat range for an even more customized level of comfort.
  • Nightblade Headlight: This new headlight brings state of the art lighting technology to Polaris riders. Six projector beam optics deliver precision lighting with an engineered pattern to deliver exceptional visibility for night riding.
  • On-Trail Handling: The rider-first Matryx platform features a SnoCross inspired cockpit for effortless control. The Matryx front suspension with the 146 IGX rear suspension provide superior on trail performance, with FOX QS3 shocks for performance and easy adjustability.
  • Snocross Inspired Cockpit: Narrower Cockpit: 4.8″ narrower console and 3″ narrower at the knees, creates a more mobile rider experience allowing full freedom of movement for effortless control; Maximized Wind Protection & Minimal Drag: Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) design tools ensure maximum wind protection and minimal drag for a warmer, more comfortable ride; Sculpted Side Panels: Opens a new dimension of rider mobility allowing the rider to move around the sled rather than being confined by it; Wind Protection: Improved leg and lower body comfort and protection. Enhanced windshield design for hand protection and less wind buffeting. Updated geometry for improved aerodynamics.
  • Industry-Leading Polaris Race IFS: The perfect balance of effort, precision & zero-bump- steer-stability to deliver ultimate handling and control.
  • FOX QS3: High-performance, adjustable, and rebuildable FOX® QS3 Clicker shocks offer easy adjustability and deliver outstanding performance on- and off-trail. The remote reservoir promotes heat dissipation and ensures consistently outstanding performance in all riding conditions.
  • Off-Trail Capability: Ready to tackle the backcountry with the 146 IGX rear suspension plus Cobra tracks, delivering floataion, traction, and handling in deeper snow.
Engine & Drivetrain
  • Bore x Stroke: 85 mm x 74 mm
  • Cylinders Displacement: 2 – 840 cc
  • Disc Brake Type: MATRYX Stealth
  • Drive System Type: Chaincase
  • Drive/Driven Clutch: P-85 / TEAM® LWT
  • Engine Type / Cooling: Liquid Cooled
  • Exhaust: Single, 3 Stage VES
  • Fuel System: Cleanfire® Injection
  • Ignition: Patriot™ 3DS
Dimensions
  • Estimated Dry Weight: 474 lb (215 kg)
  • Fuel Capacity: 11.5 gal (43.5 L)
  • Overall Height: 46 in (116.8 cm)
  • Overall Length: 117 in (297 cm)
  • Overall Width: 47 in (119.4 cm)
  • Person Capacity: 1
  • Ski Center Distance: 42.5 in (108 cm)
Suspension
  • Front Shocks: FOX® QS3
  • Front Suspension: MATRYX Front Suspension
  • Front Track Shock: FOX® QS3
  • Front Travel: 9.5 in (24.1 cm)
  • Rear Suspension: IGX 146
  • Rear Track Shock: FOX® QS3
  • Rear Travel: 16 in (40.6 cm)
  • Ski Type: PRO-STEER
  • Track Width / Length / Height (in): 15 x 146 x 1.352″ Cobra / 1.6″ Cobra
Additional Features
  • 12V Outlet / RCA: Accessory
  • Electric Start: Option
  • Fuel Gauge: Electronic
  • Hand & Thumb Warmers: Smart Warmers
  • Handlebar Type: One Piece Hooked
  • Heated Passenger Grips: Accessory
  • Mirrors: Accessory
  • Passenger Seat: Accessory
  • Rear Rack/Tow Hitch: Accessory
  • Reverse: PERC®
  • Riser Type: 3.35″ (85mm) Fixed
  • Seat Type: MATRYX Performance
  • Security System: Option
  • Speedometer: Polaris® MessageCenter Gauge
  • Storage: Standard
  • Tachometer: Polaris® MessageCenter Gauge
  • Temp/Low Oil Light: Polaris® MessageCenter Gauge
  • Windshield: Handguards, Matryx Mid Smoke, Matryx Tall Smoke

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