That is why I don't agree with comparing sleds that have fuel in them. Wet with no fuel would be the best way to do it but at least this way a guy is able to see what kind of weight they are throwing around every time they get on to ride their sled. I would not use these numbers for comparison purposes though...unless you're looking for the absolute lightest, ready to go, sled.
I'm not saying I don't ride without fuel. What I'm saying is, because of the different capacities, there are changing variables, so the best way to compare them is to do it without any fuel. This will give you the most accurate way of telling which manufacturer did their homework and honestly made the sled light instead of just slapping on a smaller gas tank.
For out the door weights though, fully wet is the way to go. I'm not arguing with that, I'm just saying it comes down to being an unfair comparison if you're using those numbers to compare different brands of sleds.
Edit: Thanks for the fuel capacity listing. It helps out quite a bit to see which sleds are truly lighter than others.
The 600 IQ is really light!! Under 540lbs with fuel. No wonder the thing is a rocket.
Looking at that chart makes me realize only one manufacturer delivered on the light weight department. That would be Polaris
I thought Some of the Cats would be really light, eg. Sno-Pro's.... But they are pretty heavy.
just goes to show ya all the bragging about being lighter ,ha looks like maybe even heavier,and i do know one thing ,my ol 96 zrt 600 ,i can man handle it out of a ditch ,try that on a newer sled will have to get a crane out
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