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Alterra 500 XT

Features

If you want to know the one thing that makes Arctic Cat ATVs great, it’s everything — everything working together in perfect harmony. From the riding position to engine power to ground clearance and suspension travel, Arctic Cat riders around the world covet their wheelers for the freedom and abilities their wheelers give them. Download the Alterra 500 XT Spec Sheet.

550 H1 4-Stroke Engine w/EFI
500 H1 4-Stroke Engine w/EFI

Pulling, accelerating and climbing. That’s what our engines are good at. And this one is no exception. The potent 550 H1 engine is a 545cc, SOHC, liquid-cooled single cylinder sporting electronic fuel injection.

Rear 2-Inch Receiver
Ride-In Suspension

With a lower seating profile and improved ergonomics, our Ride-In suspension delivers sharper cornering without sacrificing ground clearance or suspension travel. Double A-arms optimize wheel motion translating into more responsive steering and better cornering.


Power Sport Digital Gauge

This digital gauge features all the essential operation information indicators: RPMs, speedometer, trip mileage, gear indicator, digital clock and fuel indicator.

Duro 3 Star Kaden
Duro 3 Star Kaden Tires
with Aluminum Wheels

The Duro 3 Star Kaden is a great all-purpose tire. Smooth ride and grip for days. Combining them with aluminum wheels only made sense.

Dual Rear LED Taillights
Dual Rear LED Lights

These LED taillights are not only bright, they will give people riding those other brands something cool to look at.


Large 1.44 Gallon Water Resistant Rear Storage Compartment

No one ever complained of too much storage. This 1.44 gallon rear storage compartment is a much-appreciated addition. Plus, it’s water-resistant.

Front and Rear SpeedRack II
Front and Rear SpeedRack II

New in 2015, Arctic Cat’s famed SpeedRack® II system is now constructed from high-grade plastic with reinforced steel underneath. The TPE rubber coating keeps objects from sliding around. Rated for 100 lbs. carrying capacity on the front and 200 lbs. on the rear.


2/4 WD with Electric Front Differential Lock

When the going gets aggressive, flip a switch and you’re in 4WD. For maximum traction, lock the front differential.