2019 Slingshot Owner’s Manual



2019 Owner’s Manual

Slingshot ® SLR
SLINGSHOT® Grand Touring

The SLINGSHOT vehicle is NOT a car. The SLINGSHOT vehicle complies with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) and regulations of the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) applicable to motorcycles in the USA. The SLINGSHOT vehicle does NOT comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) and regulations of the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) applicable to passenger cars in the USA.


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Inside Cover Warnings & Information


Read, understand, and follow all of the instructions and safety precautions in this manual and on all product labels.

Failure to follow the safety precautions could result in serious injury or death


Operating, Servicing, and maintaining a passenger vehicle or off-road vehicle can expose you to chemicals including engine exhaust, carbon monoxide, phthalates, and lead, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. To minimize exposure, avoid breathing exhaust, do not idle the engine except as necessary, service your vehicle in a well-ventilated area and wear gloves or wash your hands frequently when servicing your vehicle.

For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/passenger-vehicle.


For videos and more information about a safe riding experience with your POLARIS SLINGSHOT vehicle, scan this QR code with your smarphone.

Copyright Information

Copyright 2018 Polaris Industries Inc.

All information contained within this publication is based on the latest product information available at the time of publication. Product improvements or other changes may result in differences between this manual and the vehicle. Depictions and/or procedures in this publication are intended for reference use only.

No liability can be accepted for omissions or inaccuracies. Polaris Industries reserves the right to make changes at any time, without notice and without incurring obligation to make the same or similar changes to vehicles previously built. Any reprinting or reuse of the depictions and/or procedures contained within, whether whole or in part, is expressly prohibited.


POLARIS® and SLINGSHOT® are trademarks of Polaris Industries Inc.

dexos® and dexos1® are registered trademarks owned by General Motors, LLC

DEX-COOL® is a registered trademark of General Motors Corporation

iPhone®, iPod®, iPod nano®, and iPod touch® are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by POLARIS is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.

Pandora®, the Pandora logo and the Pandora trade dress are trademarks or registered trademarks of Pandora Media, Inc. Used with permission.

Printed in U.S.A.


Welcome to our world-wide family of riding enthusiasts. Be sure to visit us online at www.polaris.com for the latest news, new product introductions, upcoming events, career opportunities and more.

Here at POLARIS we proudly produce an exciting line of utility and recreational products.

  • Snowmobiles
  • SPORTSMAN® All-terrain vehicles
  • Low emission vehicles (LEVs)
  • RANGER® utility vehicles
  • BRUTUS® work vehicles
  • SLINGSHOT® three wheel motorcycles

  • RZR® sport vehicles
  • GEM® vehicles
  • INDIAN® motorcycles
  • POLARIS POWER® generators
  • POLARIS DEFENSE® combat vehicles
  • Timbersled® Snow Bikes

For the safe and enjoyable operation of your SLINGSHOT vehicle, be sure to follow the instructions and recommendations in this manual. Keep this manual with the vehicle, especially when ownership changes. If your owner’s manual is misplaced or damaged, please purchase a replacement from your authorized SLINGSHOT dealer (referred to as “dealer” in the remainder of this manual).

All references in this manual to RIGHT, LEFT, FRONT or REAR are from the operator’s perspective when seated in a normal driving position. If you have questions about the operation or maintenance of your SLINGSHOT vehicle after you’ve read this manual, please see your authorized SLINGSHOT dealer. To locate your nearest authorized dealer, call 1-800-POLARIS (765-2747) or visit www.polaris.com.

This vehicle complies with all federal, state and local safety and emission regulations for the area of intended sale.

Safety Symbols and Signal Words

The following signal words and symbols appear throughout this manual and on your vehicle. Your safety is involved when these words and symbols are used. Become familiar with their meanings before reading the manual.


DANGER indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, WILL result in death or serious injury.


SAFETY ALERT WARNING indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, COULD result in serious injury or death.


SAFETY ALERT CAUTION indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, COULD result in minor to moderate injury.


CAUTION indicates special precautions that must be taken to avoid vehicle damage or property damage.


IMPORTANT provides key reminders during disassembly, assembly, and inspection of components.


NOTICE provides key information by clarifying instructions.


The Prohibition Safety Sign indicates an action NOT to take in order to avoid a hazard.


  • The Mandatory Action Sign indicates an action that NEEDS to be taken to avoid a hazard.

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