Winter season brings in opportunities for different winter fun activities. You may need snowmobiles and if getting a new one is not what you can afford, you always have the option of buying a used one. This way you can enjoy the ride in an economical way.
But be careful when you proceed. You need to have a thorough research about what you need to look for so that the sled will indeed meet your needs and provide the recreational value that you are looking for.
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Things To Do Before Buying An Used Snowmobile
Make A Wish List
At first make a wish list about what you actually need. This scan lead to some research in the area. Factors like the terrain in which you are planning to ride, the kind of riding you want and your experience level will influence your choice. Other considerations include the details like the snowmobile engine type you are looking for. Now, you have two options. The two stroke engine sleds which are economical and lightweight and the four stroke engine sleds which are known for their longevity. The track size is another aspect you need to look into. Long tracks offer good flotation so that you can ride in deep and fresh powder. Short tracks can be a good option for tight trails having sharp corners. Keep these things in mind. However budget constraints can make you compromise your wish list.
Determine The Budget You Are Okay With
You are the boss when it comes to the budget you are willing to put in for buying the used sled. In order to do smart shopping, research on the pricing of the models that you are considering based on your wish list so that you get a chance to negotiate.
Buying Options Available
There are two options available. One is from the dealer and other is from private seller. Dealers can offer sleds which would have received much more mechanical attention and there is also chance that you could secure a warranty for your purchase. However, you may get a better deal with a private seller with more insight into the sled’s history.
Before buying the sled, inspect thoroughly and you can take the help of a mechanic. You can also take a test drive so that you can be sure that you are getting what you were looking for.
Always remember that buying a snowmobile, used or new is a great investment. So you need to be very careful with your choices and the factors that lead you make the choices.
2013 Arctic Cat Proclimb M800 Sno Pro Limited Electric Start 153
The black color Arctic Cat Gasoline Fuel type sled has automatic transmission. They are available with the dealer, Power World Sports. The model has single Power Claw track with track length of 153 inch and width of 15 inch. The carburetion s of liquid type with liquid cooling. It is driven by Suzuki 2 stroke horizontal in line engine. The body material is plastic with Aluminum frame. They have plastic skis. The model is skid resistant. The single seater has halogen lights. The suspension is of shock mounted adjustment type with Air Shock front and rear shock absorber type. The throttle is of thumb type. They have CVT transmission with 40.1 litre fuel capacity. Overall it seems to be a good model with 6899$ plus tax. For more details, you may visit the dealer website.
Phone: (970) 887-9337|
Address: 61000 Highway 40
Granby, CO 80446
Working Hours: Tuesday- Saturday 9am-6pm
Website Link: https://powerworldsports.com/
2020 Ski-Doo Summit X With Expert Package 850 E-TEC® SS 165 PowderMax Light 3.0 H_ALT Black
The Ski-Doo 2020 model sled with eye catching body armour has850 E-TEC engine claimed to be the most powerful 2-stroke engine in the industry. It has a mileage of 1025. Having a dry weight of 448lbs, the model uses premium unleaded fuel type with minimum octane 91. The E-TEC Shot starter allows easiest push button starting eliminating about 9kg compared to the electric starter models. The Kashima coated stocks allow smooth riding. It has an ergonomic deep snow design. The revised ski spindle and ski stopper allows more predictable sled handling. The side panel venting allows cool air flow. The Tmotion Limiter Strap Adjuster allows easy ski lift as desired without the need to crawl under the sled.
Offered by Steamboat Powersports, you can also book a test drive with them. They have set a price of $18849 o the model. You can also avail the financing option with them. For more details have a look at the website.
Address: 2989 Riverside Plaza
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Working Hours: Tuesday to Friday, 9am to 6pm
Saturday, 9am to 3pm
Website Link: https://www.steamboatpowersports.com/
2019 Ski-Doo Freeride 165 850 E-TEC ES PowderMax Light 3.0 H_ALT
At Steamboat Powersports, they also have the 2019 Ski-Doo Freerided 165 850 E-TEC ES PowderMax Light 3.0 H_ALT. Having a dry weight of 461lbs. They also have mileage of 1530. The fuel type is of premium unleaded. They have the E-TEC Shot starter. The ROTAX 850 E-TEC ENGINE is the most powerful 2 stroke engine in the industry. The model utilizes the 4th generation REV Platform. The model has managed to be lightweight even with the new die-cast aluminium front suspension and the latest heat exchanger design. The PDrive clutch offers quick, efficient and easy operation. The Pro-level shocks offer control even in the toughest conditions outside. They have the RAS3 front suspension and Tmotion Rear Suspension. Available at the Steamboat Powersports, at a price of 14949$. You can also have a test drive. There is the option of financing if needed.
2019 Arctic Cat M 8000 Mountain Cat Alpha ONE 165
The black colored Mountain Cat Alpha One has a mileage of 554 with dry weight of 451lbs. The fuel type is of gas. With the hollowed box support system having aluminium attachment points, the snowmobile is indeed lighter owing to the minimal parts. With the single pivot point, the track can be bend and conform to the snow. They have Power claw tracks. The model offers the award winning ascender platform with ascender bodywork which is lightweight. They have 2 stroke, 8000 C-TEC2 Engine. They offer faster response to the throttle and acceleration. The Arctic Mountain Drive System featuring CVT provides durability. With the new shape of the ProClimb -7G2 Ski they have better flotation and easier steering with great performance in varying conditions of the snow. Offered by Craig Powersports, they are priced at around $10499. You can also get financing help from the team
Credits: Craig Powersports
Address: 2607 E US 40
Craig, CO 81625
Working Hours: Tuesday- Friday, 8.30am -5.30pm
Saturday, 8.30am to 3pm
Website Link: https://www.craigpowersports.com/
2015 Polaris® 550 INDY® LXT 144 Red
The sled comes with a PRO-RIDE Chassis, delivering comfort ride. They have an electric starter. For better flotation and performance in the deep snow they have coil over rear suspension. They have the 2 stroke 550 Fan engine which is lightweight and offers trail cruising power. The handlebar and the steering post angle allows both sitdown and standup riding with flexibility and comfort. You can take a test drive to know more about the sled. The model is available at Karl Malone Motorsports. They have financing option.
Address: 2302 DEVEREUX ROAD, GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO 81601
Working Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am – 7pm
Website Link: https://www.karlmalonemotorsports.com/
2021 Polaris 850 PRO RMK QD2 165 2.75″
This snowmobile is like in the new condition with only 31 miles. The model is in black color. The dealer is also providing test ride and financing help. Coming to the features of the model, they have raised and lightweight chassis with lightweight Polaris Patriot engine and Polaris specific track design. The raised AXYS chassis not only increases the clearance but also reduces the drag. The Rider Balanced Positioning offered by AXYS platform leads to better control of the sled. Polaris is also offering a low elevation clutching option for the model. This facilitates deep snow riding in elevations less than 3000 feet. With the PRO RMK react Front Suspension you have an effortless ride down the deep snow. Thus you can have a more predictable ride with less fatigue. Polaris also offers WER light shocks which are the most lightweight. Being lightweight and rigid, they are built in the best possible way to provide quick response to the rider inputs. You can get optimum flotation with the SnowCheck Exclusive Series 8 Track. They also offer the Polaris Pro-Lite seat. Being shorter, it allows you to swing over a leg from one side to the other with ease. The dealer is offering this at a price of $13998 dollar.
Phone: 877 498 8858
Address: 1800 SE FRONTAGE RD
I-25 AND PROSPECT – EXIT 268
FORT COLLINS, CO 80525
Working Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 9am-6pm