- 500 H1 4-Stroke Engine With EFI
The 500 is an industry favorite for a reason. The 443cc, SOHC, liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine delivers smooth, consistent acceleration. Electronic fuel injection enables a wide torque curve and effortless power delivery by constantly tuning the engine for any temperature, elevation and humidity changes.
- Carlisle Trail Pro Tires With Steel Wheels
Purpose-designed construction makes for a smoother ride and better shock absorption. The nondirectional tread pattern provides excellent cornering. The Carlisle® Trail Pro® is lightweight and versatile.
This mid-sized machine provides big performance with 10 inches of ground clearance and seven inches of suspension travel. Trail bumps are what this machine eats for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
- 2/4 WD With Electric Front Differential Lock
Arctic riders prefer to be in control with their on-the-fly 2WD/4WD. Tackle more rugged terrain by locking the front differential a flick of the switch.
Hooking up to your boat trailer, Utility trailer, SPEEDPoint attachments or whatever you need to haul doesn’t get much easier with this rigged, 2-inch rear receiver.
Knowledge is key. The digital/analog gauge provides critical operatiion indicators including clock/hour meter, fuel level, mode button, set/reset button, odometer/trip, gear position, speedometer/tachometer, needle display, differential lock, high beam, battery condition, temperature and oil pressure.
Rated for 100 lbs. carrying capacity on the front and 200 lbs on the back, these SpeedRacks are made from high-quality steel and have built-in entry points that make adding attachments a snap.
2017 Arctic Cat® 500 Base
Manufacturer Arctic Cat®
Model Name 500
Trim Name Base
Generic Type (Primary) Utility
Engine Type SOHC, 4-Stroke, 4-Valve w/EFI
Cooling System Liquid with Fan
Bore 89 mm
Stroke 71.2 mm
Alternator 23 amps
Front Suspension Double A-Arm
Front Travel (in./cm.) 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Rear Suspension Double A-Arm
Rear Travel (in./cm.) 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Front Shocks Coil-Over
Rear Shocks Coil-Over
Transmission Automatic CVT with EBS Hi/Lo Range, Neutral, Reverse and Park
Drive System 2/4 WD + Electronic Front Differential Lock
Front/Rear Brakes Hydraulic Disc
Overall Length 84.8 (215.4 cm)
Overall Width 47.5 (120.7 cm)
Overall Height 48 (121.9 cm)
Wheelbase 50 in. (127 cm)
Ground Clearance 11 in. (27.9 cm)
Dry Weight 660 lbs. (299.4 kg)
Fuel Capacity 5.7 gal. (21.6 liters)
Front/Rear Rack Capacity 100 lbs. (45.4 kg) / 200 lbs. (90.7 kg)
Towing Capacity 1050 lbs. (476.3 kg)
Seating Capacity Single
Wheels & Tires
Wheels Powder-Coated Steel
Front Tire Duro Kaden / 25x8-12
Rear Tire Duro Kaden / 25x10-12
Lighting Dual Halogen Headlights / Single Rear Taillight
Hitch/Type Rear 2" Receiver
Features Racks: Front and Rear SpeedRack II | Sway Bar: Standard