2020 Polaris General XP 1000 Lineup- With Video
2020 Polaris General XP Lineup
Available in both 2- and 4-seat models, Polaris is adding a wider and more capable General to the lineup, appropriately named the General XP 1000 and XP 4 1000.
The General XP will essentially be the same General that we know and appreciate for its trail prowess and passenger comfort, but this XP model has a couple additions that make it even more capable, including:
- 64-inch Stance with More Aggressive Styling and Increased Performance & Comfort
- Oversized 30-inch Pro Armor Crawler Tires
- 14 Inches of Matched Front and Rear Wheel Travel
- Class-Leading 13.5-inch Ground Clearance
The most significant addition is the 64" stance, which is an increase of 4" total, 2" per side. With the wider stance comes more front and rear suspension travel – 14" front and rear. That's about an inch more suspension travel compared to the standard 60" model. The 30" tires should help this vehicle get up and over obstacles in the trail easier, and this tire swap is an upgrade that most people do to their vehicle anyways. So, it will be nice to have the bigger meats on the vehicle from the factory.
Another addition that we really appreciate is the standard 4500 lb winch mounted in the sport low-profile bumper. This will be key for anyone out on the trail.
Increasing the capability even further are arched a-arms to take advantage of the ground clearance. Walker Evans Velocity Shocks provide the dampening over rough terrain. We are excited to see how these work in the real world – the General has always been a good performer in the rough terrain keeping the ride smooth and stable.
On the inside, the General XP 1000 and XP 4 1000 will carry on the General tradition of being comfortable with plentiful storage throughout. In addition, we were wondering where the Ride Command-equipped General was after the MY2020 Polaris introduction – it was nowhere to be found! Here it is on the XP lineup, but we are still curious to see if Ride Command will make it back to the 60" General lineup?! Not every buyer is going to want the wider vehicle, so we hope they bring back the technology setup to the standard General editions, too.
Other features that standout on this machine are the standard LED headlights, high-coverage fender flares, stage-1 audio system from Rockford Fosgate in the non-Ride Command-equipped General, stage 4 Rockford Fosgate audio system in the Ride Command-equipped XP model, and 1500 lb towing capacity with the standard 2" receiver.
Overall, the new General XP lineup puts together thoughtful additions to this capable machine. We look forward to getting behind the wheel!
The GENERAL XP 1000 lineup is available in all-new Matte Navy Blue and a Glossy Stealth Grey starting at $22,999, while the GENERAL XP 4 1000 begins at $24,999. The GENERAL XP 1000 and XP 4 1000 machines will begin shipping to dealers in October.
Here is more information from Polaris...
Polaris Off Road today introduced its most capable adventure crossover ever with the all new 64-inch Polaris GENERAL® XP 1000. Available in both two- and four-seat models with 100 horsepower, a wider stance and more ground clearance, the new GENERAL XP delivers unstoppable performance and unrivaled versatility to create an unforgettable experience. The GENERAL XP 1000 lineup is a redesigned, reengineered machine built for outdoor adventure, balancing performance and workability, while delivering extreme comfort for all-day riding.
The GENERAL XP 1000 lineup is designed to increase capability to deliver unstoppable performance. Every GENERAL XP 1000 and XP 4 1000 is outfitted with more aggressive styling that distributes 100 horsepower to its 30-inch Pro Armor Crawler tires, while offering 13.5-inch class-leading ground clearance to negotiate even the toughest terrain. Improved long-travel suspension delivers a smoother, faster ride, enabling the GENERAL XP 1000 and GENERAL XP 4 1000 to conquer any trail with the ultimate level of comfort. These machines are also fitted with high clearance A-arms, the Polaris Pro HD 4,500-lb winch and the Sport Low-Profile Bumper.
The GENERAL XP 1000 and XP 4 1000 deliver the ultimate combination of comfort and capability, even on the longest of journeys. The 64-inch, one-piece chassis improves strength without compromising agility and premium Walker Evans Velocity Shocks deliver higher resistance to bottoming out – all to give customers more control and a much smoother ride.
New class-leading suspension sports 13.5 inches of ground clearance and 14 inches of equal front- and rear-wheel travel. The GENERAL XP 1000 and XP 4 1000 are equipped with new long-distance LED headlights that draw less power but provide an even brighter view of the trail ahead. Furthermore, the machines are outfitted with redesigned, high-coverage fender flares to block debris and mud from riders, while adding a flare of style to the body. The new machines maintain the same bolstered, color-matching bucket seats.
GENERAL is the no-compromise breed of side-by-sides and the GENERAL XP 1000 lineup holds true, while taking the experience of any adventure to the next level. The new machines are factory-installed with Stage 1 Audio by Rockford Fosgate, the leader in aftermarket premium audio systems.
The GENERAL XP 1000 lineup has a 1,500-lb haul and towing capacity through its two-inch receiver. The in-cab experience delivers a comfortable 23L of storage to store rider gear. Located in the center divider, center console and glove box, each storage compartment was designed to be easily accessed throughout the cab. GENERAL XP 1000 and XP 4 1000 also feature a rearview mirror, a durable Sport Roof for comfort and full half doors for superior rider protection.
RIDE COMMAND Factory Package
The new GENERAL XP 1000 is also available with the RIDE COMMAND Factory Choice package to deliver the best infotainment system in off-road. With a 7-inch, glove-touch display, the RIDE COMMAND package comes standard with Rockford Fosgate Stage 4 Audio, the industry’s first tuned and factory-installed 400W stage 4 system with 4 speakers and subwoofer kit.
For more information about Polaris GENERAL vehicles, visit www.GENERAL.Polaris.com.