Polaris 2010 99 Ranger Offroad Vehicle User Manual

The RANGER has been designed to carry or tow a certain amount of load. Always
read and understand the load distribution warnings listed on the warning labels.
Never exceed the following weights.
Maximum Capacities
(Level Ground)
Cargo Box
RANGER - 1500 lbs. (681 kg) 1000 lbs. (454 kg)
Dumping the Cargo Box
1. Select a level site to dump the cargo box. Do not attempt to dump or unload
the vehicle while parked on an incline.
2. Set the parking brake.
3. Dismount the vehicle.
4. Stand clear and pull the cargo box release mechanism lever forward. Lift the
front of the cargo box to dump.
Maximum Towing Capacities (Level Ground)
Maximum towed load weight - 1500 lbs. (681 kg) on level ground only; 850 lbs. (386
kg) up to 15° grade. Maximum vertical hitch weight - 150 lbs (68.1 kg).
Use of low forward is recommended in heavy pulling situations to extend belt life.
Maximum grade while trailer towing - 15°; do not tow any trailer on a grade steeper
than 15°.
Total Towed
Load Weight
(level ground)
Total Towed
Load Weight (15°
Total Hitch
Vertical Weight
1500 lbs. (681 kg) 850 lbs. (386 kg) 150 lbs (68.1 kg) 10 mph (16 kph) or less
Do not carry more than 1000 Lbs. (454 kg) in the cargo box.
Never carry a passenger in a trailer
Never load more than 150 lbs (68.1 kg) tongue weight on the towing bracket.
Do not operate the vehicle faster than 10 mph (16 km/h) when towing. Remem-
ber that towing a trailer increases braking distance.
Do not tow more than 1500 lb (681 kg) trailer weight(trailer plus cargo weight).
Attach a trailer to the trailer hitch bracket only. Do not attach a trailer to any oth-
er location or you may lose control of the vehicle and have an accident.