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2012 Polaris RANGER Crew Diesel UTV


The 2012 Polaris RANGER Crew Diesel UTV is the most powerful Ranger to be released from Polaris yet, this workhorse offers a powerful 904cc diesel engine with plenty of power to carry around six full size adults in total comfort and thanks to its adjustable suspension and wider wheelbase, both the drivers and passengers can have confidence that they won’t feel all the bumps on the road when they are riding in the RANGER Crew Diesel.

Unlike previous RANGER models, the Crew Diesel UTV has an engine that’s powerful yet quiet at the same time thanks to its rubber mounts which help to lower the vibration that its driver might feel when driving another ATV. The clutch on the 2012 Polaris RANGER has also been redesigned and streamlined to ensure that water and debris will stay out when its driver is navigating it over wet or tough terrain.

Great for Work or Play

Although many ATV owners purchase all-terrain vehicles like the RANGER Crew for play, this ATV is also excellent for work, and it won’t let you down when you need to use its multiple accessories at one time thanks to its powerful alternator that produces 55 amps and will give its owner confidence that they will have plenty of power for whatever they need to use this RANGER for.

The 2012 RANGER also offers excellent towing features like a towing hitch which will enable its owner to tow a trailer with up to 2,000 pounds of weight and a rear dump box that has the capacity to hold up to 1,000 pounds as well plus thanks to its gas operated dumping feature, whoever drives this ATV will reduce the wear and tear on their body because, they won’t have to worry about unloading whatever they may be hauling.

If you're going on an extended trip, you'll love that the RANGER Crew also has an oversized glove box and a huge storage box right underneath the front seat which will enable its driver or passengers to store up to 20 gallons worth of content.

Fuel Efficient

Almost everyone these days is feeling the sting of paying higher prices at the pump, thankfully, the 2012 Polaris RANGER Crew Diesel UTV has a fuel-efficient, diesel engine which will help its owner to save money and ensure that this ATV will run more efficiently and even reach 90% of its max torque when it reaches full RPM plus it’s diesel engine offers more than 40% fuel range compared to other gas powered ATV’s

One of the best parts about this RANGER Crew Diesel is it’s on-demand, all-wheel drive capability called VersaTrac Turf Mode which will give its owner confidence that, should they be going up steep terrain, rocky terrain or driving the 2012 RANGER Crew Diesel in bad weather, they will be able to use all four wheels when they really need the traction the most and then be able to revert back to 2WD for driving under normal conditions.

Driver Comfort

Some ATV’s are very uncomfortable but, lack of comfort is a thing of the past with the 2012 Polaris RANGER Crew, this ATV ranks high in driver comfort and offers features like 10” inches more legroom than previous Ranger models and improved design which will enable its driver and passengers to get in and out of this ATV quickly


The 2012 Polaris RANGR Crew Diesel also comes with plenty of driver and passenger protection like side Nets and it also offers an excellent protective structure that's been certified to withstand rollovers or crashes. This ATV costs $13,999 and comes in green with a black interior.


Engine Type    3-Cylinder Diesel
Displacement    904cc - 24hp
Fuel System    Indirect Injection
Cooling    Liquid
Transmission/Final Drive    Automatic PVT H/L/N/R; Shaft
Drive System    On-Demand True AWD/2WD/ VersaTrac Turf Mode
Engine Braking System/ Active Descent Control    Not Equipped
Front Suspension    Dual A-Arm 9.6" (24.4 cm) Travel
Rear Suspension    Dual A-Arm, IRS 9" (22.9 cm) Travel
Front/Rear Brakes    4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc with Dual-Bore Front and Rear Calipers
Parking Brake    Hand-Actuated
Front Tires / Model    26 x 9-12; PXT
Rear Tires / Model    26 x 11-12; PXT
Wheels    Stamped Steel
Wheelbase    108" (274.3 cm)
Dry Weight    1,660 lb (755 kg)
Overall Vehicle Size (LxWxH)    145 x 60 x 76" (368 x 152 x 193 cm)
Ground Clearance    11.5" (29 cm)
Fuel Capacity    9 gal (34.1 L)
Bed Box Dimensions (LxWxH)    36.5 x 54 x 11.5" (93 x 137 x 29 cm)
Box Capacity    N.A./1,000 lb (453.6 kg)
Payload Capacity    1,750 lb (793.8 kg)
Hitch Towing Rating    2,000 lb (907.2 kg)
Hitch/Type    Standard/2" Receiver
Cargo System    Lock & Ride
Lighting    55W low/ 60W high, LED Tail
Electronic Power Steering    Not Equipped
Instrumentation    Digital Gauge, Speedometer, Odometer, Tachometer, Tripmeter, Hour Meter, Clock, Gear Indicator, Fuel Gauge, Hi-Temp/Low-Batt Lights, DC Outlets (3)8

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