2021 Slingshot Owner’s Manual



2021 Owner’s Manual

Slingshot S

Slingshot SL

Slingshot R


9939930 R02

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 vehicle, scan this QR code with your smart phone or click on it in a web browser.

Copyright Warning

The SLINGSHOT three-wheel motorcycle is NOT a car.The SLINGSHOT 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 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.

Copyright Information

Copyright 2020 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.


Unless noted, trademarks are the property of Polaris Industries Inc.

Bluetooth® is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc. QR Code® is a registered trademark of DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED. PENTOSIN® is a registered trademark of FUCHS Schmierstoffe GmbH, LLC. BatteryMINDer® is a registered trademark of VDC Electronics Inc. NGK® is a registered trademark of NGK Spark Plug Co., Ltd. Bosch® is registered to Robert Bosch GmbH. WD-40® is registered to WD-40 Manufacturing Company. Kenda® is a registered trademark of Kenda Rubber Industrial Co., Ltd. Apple CarPlay® and iPhone® are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. ROCKFORD FOSGATE® is a registered trademark of Rockford Corporation.

Printed in U.S.A.



Thank you for purchasing a POLARIS vehicle, and welcome to our world-wide family of POLARIS 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. We believe POLARIS sets a standard of excellence for all utility and recreational vehicles manufactured in the world today. Many years of experience have gone into the engineering, design, and development of your POLARIS vehicle, making it the finest machine we’ve ever produced.

For safe and enjoyable operation of your vehicle, be sure to follow the instructions and recommendations in this owner’s manual. Your manual contains instructions for minor maintenance, but information about major repairs is outlined in the POLARIS Service Manual and can be performed by a factory certified Master Service Dealer (MSD) technician.

Your POLARIS dealer knows your vehicle best and is interested in your total satisfaction. Your POLARIS dealership can perform all of your service needs during and after the warranty period.

For the most up-to-date owner’s manual visit https://www.polaris.com/en-us/owners-manuals.

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.


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


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


NOTICE provides key information by clarifying instructions.


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

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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