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RANGER XP 1000 Waterfowl Edition

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2021 RANGER XP 1000 Ghost White is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 1119.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from good ride worst investment that I have ever made. It has spent more time on the back of a trailer ( being taken back to the dealership) for repairs then actually driving the dame thing. ps they still haven't fixed it yet.
Date published: 2019-01-15
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Need a better bang for your buck I’ve owned it for a few months. Put 600 miles on it. I like it but it is lacking in some areas. It is too low. Bottoms out easily on uneven trails , need about 3 more inches. The cab is pretty noisy. Should be better insulated. The heater, air conditioning, ect switches should be illuminated. The windshield wiper should have delay settings like in a vehicle. Should come standard with winch. The manual windows vibrate down while driving and hauling it. The muffler is in a stupid spot. Easily going to get banged up. The head lights are horrible at night when you need them. I like the bus bar for accessories. I like the large battery. Lots of dust and water leaks in cab. I really like the interior. Such as dash and seats. For the price of it, I could have got a full size pickup. So these things should not even be an issue.
Date published: 2019-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Polaris Ranger 1000 XP We went back and forth for a long time whether we wanted a different brand or Polairis. Once I drove a Ranger, I was sold! The machine has incredible handability and power. Its ability to maneuver the trickiest of situations is impressive. I really like how the back cargo area raises up so you can dump a load or really get to the hard to reach places during a wash. We have added some adaptions like a light bar, and the Ranger was set up for such things, like pre determined holes to slide wires through. I have been nothing but happy with my purchase and would highly reccomend my vendor and any Polairis brand machine.
Date published: 2021-03-19
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Cab and power train Cab is horrible dust and water comes in every where. The ranger has 26 hours on it and it has over heated twice, once it shut down on me and I walked out of the bush And when it took it in to dealer no explanation on why I have had it in several times to get the water leaks fixed and no results apparently Polaris doesn’t want to fix it properly
Date published: 2019-10-23
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Very Dissappointed Bought Ranger and when I got home vehicle had a oil leak. I hadn't even ridden in vehicle yet. Polaris gave me "Polaris Cash" to make up for the problem. I bought front brush guard with the money. After fighting for 2 hour trying to install accessory I found out it didn't fit. I returned it to dealer only to have parts guy tell me he hasn't sold one of these kits that has fit. My experience with my Polaris will be my last.
Date published: 2019-02-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ranger Owner For Life! The first Ranger I bought was a 2006 700 XP. I used and abused it. It was my workhorse around the farm and my chariot in the hills chasing chuckar, deer, and elk. I watched new models roll out and saw the improvements made year after year. I finally couldn’t take it anymore. I retired my 2006 and purchased my 2020 1000 XP and have been in love with it since day one. We’ve already had family adventures and put it to work around our acreage. I have no doubt it’ll be the workhorse my 2006 was and will provide me with many years of service that you can come to expect from the Polaris brand. Ranger owner for life, Adam Percifield
Date published: 2020-06-06
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Overpriced Golf Cart - Just Average I traded my Sportsman 1000 ATV for this Ranger and wish I'd kept my ATV. I've taken it to Wyoming and use it on my local deer lease but it's lacking HP and some key accessories. I didn't realize how expensive the accessories are for this unit and feel it should have come with the additional features for what I paid for this unit. Also my ATV seemed to have more power and functionality for my purpose. I feel that I made a mistake in purchasing this POLARIS product and should have bought a golf cart.
Date published: 2018-10-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Finally!! A fun and exciting, hard working machine Our Ranger is used daily on our farm. It is used for everything from hauling feed out to the pasture to bringing wood to the fire. We haven't found anything yet this machine can't handle. We love the smooth drivability of it and it has no trouble cruising at 45mph from our farm to leased farm land fields. In addition to farm use, we use it when hunting our property. It's quiet enough to sneak into a far out hunting spot without alarming game and has plenty of room to haul all our gear. The large cargo bed makes it nice when bringing game out of the woods as well. We are very happy the purchase of our Ranger and our only regret is not buying it sooner!!
Date published: 2020-12-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Ranger Yet! i bought my ranger 1000xp about 3 months ago and i am loving it so far! I had a 2013 800 crew that we bought new and had excellent service out of it. Think new body style and cab is great and it has tons of power and torque. I loo e forward to many years of service out of this one as well. So far I have added the oem roof, rear glass panel, front and rear bumpers, bed mat, floor mats, side steps, and LED headlights. Aftermarket parts include koplin vented windshield, boss sound bar, rough county 4500lb winch and 12” light bar, craftsman toolbox, horn, and the gun grabber gun mount. New hostile wheels and 29” tires are on they way!
Date published: 2020-09-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice machine I the new body style rangers are very nice. When the new clutching is working properly it’s is awesome set up. I had a 2018 before this one and the primary clutch was junk. It always shifted hard and finally broke the shifter off. I had a guy look at the clutch and he said the machining on the clutch was terrible and it was pretty much a paper weight. When I bought the 2019 it had the hard shifting also. I have since fixed the problem. Overall they are great machines and the clutch/belt are very strong when they work right.
Date published: 2019-03-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good, but could still be better Took delivery of an '18 Ranger XP1000 in late Nov. 2017 so am one of the first to own this "all new" machine. The creature comforts are a big upgrade over the '17 model. However, even with the all-new clutch system, slow speed "inching" is still terrible as it wants to hobble and lunge ahead. This is annoying when hooking up to trailers or other slow speed ground equipment. Will have to do the Dura-Clutch mod to get it right!
Date published: 2018-03-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Best bang for the buck Bought back in september love the the torque and stance. If your thinking of a 900 dont waste your time or money. The 1000 is a total different animal. Love the performance mode. All around great machine. Only slight problems, a bolt for the passenger seat was loose and the headrest rivet isnt in all the way. My brother bought one before me and his battery cables were loose. And my brother inlaw bought a 900 and after 2 months a bolt backed out of the clutch assembly. But polaris replaced the belt and assembly.
Date published: 2018-12-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Junk Made Cheap its broke with 50 miles on it. The front differential bent the frame
Date published: 2019-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Opinion! I bought a 2013 900 brand new enjoyed it very very much never had one problem with it so you guys remodel it restructure so I buy the 2018 1000 never have a problem with it it's a very very wonderful machine well-planned well-designed my 2013 900 compared to my 2018 1000 is night and day only issues I have is accessories very hard to get some of the accessories but not a big deal it's a brand new machine I understand. I did talk to my friends into buying 2018 1000 and they are very very happy with theirs too I'm definitely looking forward to seeing what you guys offer in the future as far as the Polaris Ranger goes. Polaris Ranger has no competition as far as cab system design in my opinion!!!!!
Date published: 2018-06-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice machine We traded up to this in December from the 900 so far after 4 months very happy with the changes we already have 475 hours and 2500 miles on machine the updates where well needed would still like to see a couple more things fixed needs more clearance around rear boots we use daily have to wash mud out every night so it doesn’t freeze at night and tear boots there’s just no place for it to go the cab very nicely improved very little or no dust on gravel roads seem to hold loads and tow better little heavier springs but didn’t sacrifice ride
Date published: 2018-03-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from poor For the price of the product hasn't been worth it so far. Things are falling apart on it and haven't had it for 5 months
Date published: 2018-03-07
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Great design, poor transmission shifting I bought this unit back in August. The unit has the perfect balance of handling and engine power. The only downside that I dislike about it is the transmission shifting into gear. There are several times I had to turn off the engine in order to shift the gear from reverse to park because it was stuck in reverse. Another dislike I had was when I'm at stop on a slope, the unit tends to roll backwards. It seems to lack control when in that position. The two stars are for performance and look. I would have given a five if I had not experienced the rolling backwards at an incline stop and the shifting out of a gear issue.
Date published: 2020-11-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Love the machine but tough to start in cold weathe I bought this machine for ice fishing and love everything about it... except it is nerve-wracking trying to start it in cold temps. Thankfully the battery seems to hold up well but cranking the machine for 10 minutes getting it to pop off can't be good long-term.
Date published: 2019-01-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from great ride Haven't been disappointed my side by side yet. Good looking and I like the new style and find it very easy to clean up after your in a little mud. I like a clean ride and after taking it in the mud, it takes hours to clean up in the past and now it doesn't take but a few minutes. Another big deal is the not getting so much dust in the cab. I ride on some dirt roads and in the past, I've tried everything to keep it out of the cab and still have a roof and window. The new aerodynamics has made the dirt road ride much more enjoyable.
Date published: 2018-06-25
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great upgrades I have owned many Polaris vehicles (4 rangers,3 Atvs,2 jet skis)and never had warranty problems until this unit.Ranger was making noise and Polaris refused to find the problem even after consulting tech support!!!!!!Very,very disappointed in Polaris.Guys at Family Power Sports stepped up and helped me,thanks to them,not Polaris!!!!!!!!!!
Date published: 2018-06-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from 2021 RANGER XP 1000 NorthStar We have owned Polaris ATVs for many years and we bought this Northstar to replace an older model. The interior and console were redesigned and we've now gained some extra room in the cab, especially under the passenger seat where the storage bin under the seat has been replaced with a big open space to place a bucket or other items (the dog loves this space). Also, the dash has been redesigned so that now I can place my stuff there without it sliding off the dash! The heat and air are so important for us, but can be a little loud in the cabin. We miss the heated seats, which were not standard. The doors are also different on this model - the windows ROLL DOWN - YES!
Date published: 2021-01-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Smooth ride Much quicker than my Kubota utv only real complaint is the noise it has when it is not in 4 we. It will only appears in 2 or 1 wheel drive I was told it was a known problem by Polaris and it is being worked on. You do not have “room” at the dealership to get up to speed to hear it. I am told it is not damaging the unit but it sounds terrible. If I knew of th issue it may have influenced my purchasing decision
Date published: 2018-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love the newness of my new 1000 Ranger I just really like the difference in this machine versus my 2010. Noticeable increase in power. I probably like having power steering more than any of the features though. Probably my only disappointment is that I've tried to find seat covers for this unit and they're not available for the Ranger XP 1000 base unit. With the full width 1 piece back on the base unit I've learned you can't find them so I have to buy the whole kit and only be able to use the seat bottoms portion of the kit because the back rest comes in 60/40 split and I don't have 60/40 back rest so I'm wasting a little money. My dog loves to ride so I have to have seat covers to protect the seats.
Date published: 2019-03-28
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Could be better. I’ve had my Ranger for 3 months & have put about 2800 miles on it. I use it for ranch work. The clutches aren’t working right & the front driveshaft is very loose on the splines of the front differential. The cab leaks plenty of rain even when not being driven. The machine has lots of power & I like the redesigned dash.
Date published: 2018-06-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I replaced my xp 900 with the ac/heated 1000 I traded in my 900xp that i had spent 6000 extra on and it still did not complete the machine , the hac vac ranger was much much better , it still has problems with not sealing around the door seals but dealership it was as good as it was going to get , you can see day lite when looking at the top corners of the doors
Date published: 2019-01-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Quality frustration I bought my XP1000 in May and have been reluctant to do this survey. I traded my 2014 XP900 for this one and quite frankly wish I hadn't. My confidence in the quality of parts took a big hit. First I'm regretting purchasing the super expensive 3 position windshield that rattles uncontrollably in the open position. Polaris won't stand behind it. I recently took my XP1000 in for its first maintenance and find I have a busted rear axle. I use my new Ranger the same way I used my 2014 XP900 and had zero problems with it. Guess what? Polaris won't cover the broken axle either...
Date published: 2020-09-12
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Good design and features, HORRIBLE RELIABILITY Wrote a longer review earlier, but couldn’t submit it because this site forces you to disable ad blockers. The bad: If this wasn’t my only option with HVAC, I would trade it in a heartbeat. Has been in the shop for a month dealing with clutch issue. Shifter is rough. Ride is not as smooth as my Kawasaki Mule Pro. The good: looks awesome. HVAC is a game-changer, and should be added to General too. Pulse bar and switch cutouts makes it easy to add accessories.
Date published: 2018-06-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Unsure of reliability Already taking back to dealer at only 165 miles of use
Date published: 2019-01-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from good features overall I like the ranger xp 1000. definitely needs better seats.Stock seats are to hard for extended rides. needs more leg room. Handles very good on tight trails in the woods.
Date published: 2019-12-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Strong motor Polaris clam of automotive quality is just that...there clam. I purchased my ranger North Star 4 months ago And the cab leaks water on my head and lap.
Date published: 2019-01-13
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Starting at $20,199 US MSRP

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PURPOSE-BUILT FOR WATERFOWL HUNTERS

Introducing the new RANGER XP 1000 Waterfowl Edition. Purpose-built with added strength and capability to navigate flooded, muddy terrain, no other side-by-side gives you more confidence to get to the duck blind with ease.

 

  • Rise above logs with high clearance arched A-arms
  • Crawl over obstacles with 29" Mud XC tires
  • Navigate water with high-mounted air intakes
  • Be ready before first light with high-output LED headlights
  • Blend in with a new camo pattern made for waterfowl hunting

Tony Vandemore - Renowned Waterfowl Hunter and Owner of Habitat Flats

"With all it takes to waterfowl hunt, I couldn't do it without my RANGER."

RANGER XP 1000 WATERFOWL EDITION FEATURES

MAXIMUM CAPABILITY

Rise above logs and flooded objects with high-clearance arched A-arms that offer 14” of ground clearance to pass over obstacles that are both wide and tall. Class-leading 29” Pro Armor Mud XC tires maximize ground clearance and provide a smooth ride on trails and better traction in mud.

HEAVY-DUTY STRENGTH

High-mount air intakes and clutch ducting ensures clean, cool air to enter the engine and clutches when navigating water, while sealed winch and electrical components offer protection from water intrusion. A full-coverage front bumper and full-body skid plate offer added protection.

BUILT FOR THE HUNT

Remain hard to see, yet impossible to ignore with an exclusive camo pattern meticulously designed to mimic the specific nuances of marsh grasses found in waterfowl environments. Plus, high-output LED headlights provide maximum lighting for getting to your hunting spot in early mornings and setting up decoys.

UPFIT FOR THE HUNT

Take your hunt even further and build the ultimate hunt machine with the most complete lineup of hunt-inspired accessory options.

Two hunters walking in the water to their Ranger vehicle

Waterfowl Collection

Take your Waterfowl Edition to the next level with the RANGER Waterfowl Accessory Collection, curated by Tony Vandemore, Renowned Waterfowl Hunter and Owner of Habitat Flats.

Two Ranger Waterfowl edition in a lake

Full Hunt Accessories Line-up

View the full lineup of Polaris Engineered Hunting accessories to build the ultimate hunt machine.

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