Polaris RZR accessories are more abundant that perhaps any other UTV – an industry that is all about customization.
The ability to completely customize a UTV or side-by-side is one of the reasons these things are so outrageously popular. With a few bucks and an afternoon’s work, owners can install several accessories onto their rig, making it completely different from your buddy’s machine – you know, the one he annoyingly went and bought that ended up being exactly the same as the RZR you have, color and all. Friggin’ skeet.
Even if your skeety best friend bought a different make and model, there is still great value in investing in a few key Polaris RZR accessories. Perhaps you’re using it to traverse that tough trail to the cottage, in which case additional secured storage would make life easier. Headed into a high-speed desert arena? Buying a stout seatbelt harness wouldn’t go astray. Or, if you’re a total knob, maybe you’re looking to install a bumpin’ sound system in your RZR.
Hey, man, it’s your money. Just turn down your crappy music.
We’ve combed the internet to find the best of the best Polaris RZR accessories money can buy. There is something here for everyone … except that guy Chad who only wants a bumpin’ sound system.
Table of contents
- 1. Editor's Choice: Spring Brake Thingy Polaris RZR / RANGER Parking Brake
- 2. Best Replacement Belt Storage: Savage UTV Belt Storage / Tool Kit
- Promoted Product: CarCovers.com Weatherproof MAX Shield UTV Cover
- 3. Best RZR Accessory For The Garage: COOKE Pro Eagle 1.5 Ton Big Wheel Hydraulic Off Road Jack
- 4. Most Useful RZR Mod: Fast Dual USB Charger Rocker Switch
- 5. Best Safety RZR Upgrade: Pro Armor 4-Point Harness
- 6. RZR RS1 Underhood Cooler/Storage Bag
- 7. SuperATV Heavy Duty Scratch-Resistant Flip Down/Folding Windshield
- 8. Axiom Polaris RZR Under Hood Storage Box
- 9. Chupacabra Offroad Door Bags
- 10. KEMIMOTO Manual Wiper Hand Operated Windshield Wiper
- 11. Chupacabra Offroad Rear View Side Mirror
- 12. Polaris RZR Lock & Ride 65L Cargo Box
- 13. Maxxis Carnivore Tires
- Bonus - NewRay Polaris RZR XP 4 Turbo EPS Diecast Car
1. Editor's Choice: Spring Brake Thingy Polaris RZR / RANGER Parking Brake
When you’re out exploring trails in your Polaris RZR, the chances of finding perfectly level places to park when you want to take a brake can be a challenge. Why is this a concern? When you stop on an incline and put your transmission into park, you’re putting a lot of pressure on the transmission to hold your RZR in place. Now take into consideration the force you need to apply to the shifter to get it into gear from park with all of the weight on the parking dogs in the transmission. Over time these can wear or stress can even cause them to break requiring a transmission rebuild. The Spring Brake Thingy RZR parking brake is a great RZR upgrade that uses your brake system to hold the vehicle in place after adding this simple bolt-on accessory. This is one of many cool RZR accessories that worthy of being installed in your rig.
2. Best Replacement Belt Storage: Savage UTV Belt Storage / Tool Kit
It’s a given that if you own a Polaris RZR, or any other UTV with a CVT transmission for that matter, you’re going to be changing a belt on the trail at some point. It’s not to say that Polaris makes an inferior product, but we put belts under extreme conditions and it almost never fails that they’ll give out on your when you’re farthest away from camp or your trailer. The best thing you can do is carry a spare belt in the event that this happens to you, but where do you carry it? This UTV Belt Storage / Tool kit from Savage UTV solves that problem for you. Their injection molded, plastic belt storage is both dust and waterproof, can be mounted to any size roll cage and also includes the necessary tools (11″ needle nose pliers, utility knife, and ratcheting screwdriver with 8mm and 10mm sockets) to get the job done.
Promoted Product: CarCovers.com Weatherproof MAX Shield UTV Cover
Your Polaris RZR is built tough, but that doesn’t mean it won’t appreciate a little protection during its downtime. One of the best accessories you can get for your machine is a high-quality UTV cover to provide that protection. And the offering from CarCovers.com is worth checking out.
The Weatherproof MAX Shield UTV cover is made for your Polaris RZR and extremely durable under all weather conditions. The UV treated PolyShield material works to prevent sun damage, while the unique design and thick, Denier fabric defends against rain, snow, bird dropping, tree sap, and much more. Plus, it’s crazy breathable, too, with dual air vents to keep air moving and mildew, mold, and rust at bay.
The cover also boasts a Limited Lifetime Warranty, so you know it’s built to last. And with a perfect fit for your RZR, and built-in straps with reflectors for extra safety and security, the Polaris RZR cover from CarCovers.com is an obvious accessory for your machine.
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3. Best RZR Accessory For The Garage: COOKE Pro Eagle 1.5 Ton Big Wheel Hydraulic Off Road Jack
If you’ve installed large tires on your Polaris RZR, or are planning to, you may find that using your old floor jack might not give you the lift that you need. As suspension systems have advanced over the years on the Polaris RZR, the need for a good way of lifting them has increased as well. The Pro Eagle hydraulic floor jack is the solution to your problem. This floor jack has been outfitted with oversized wheels for easy maneuverability, but the highlight is the 8 inch adjustable extension with a rubber pad that allows you to easily lift your high clearance RZR. While it’s not a mod that adds any performance value, it’s definitely one of the best RZR accessories you can have in your garage to help make maintenance easier.
4. Most Useful RZR Mod: Fast Dual USB Charger Rocker Switch
Yeah, sure. Everyone likes to pretend they don’t use their phones out on the trail, and that posting an Instagram Story after taking on that awesome rocky path is not for for us outdoorsy types. In reality, most of us are tied to our phones for one reason or another, devices that require frequent infusions of electrons to remain useful.
The Fast Dual USB Charger Rocker Switch is one of the most useful Polaris RZR accessories for those of us who need to stay tethered to society. This dandy little accessory plugs into your RZR’s electrical system using one of the switch blanks on its dashboard. Back-lit with blue LEDs, you’ll have no trouble finding the thing at night. A rubber cover keeps water and grit out of the 2.1A charging ports which, by the way, supplies far more juice to your phone than most USB ports in passenger cars.
5. Best Safety RZR Upgrade: Pro Armor 4-Point Harness
Adding a four-point harness to your RZR is the best way to tell your passengers that they should seriously consider making good use of that t-bar grab handle ahead of them. The harnesses shown here are of the 2” variety and designed to fit a wide array of body shapes and even include a leather patch on the buckle to avoid, erm, painful but YouTube-worthy pinching moments. The sellers promise easy installation using existing factory seat belt mounting points and hardware.
These belts are available in five different colors but your author is choosing the bright red because he is extroverted and annoying. Each harness comes with a water resistant phone pocket on one side and a mesh light pocket with included flashlight on the other.
6. RZR RS1 Underhood Cooler/Storage Bag
Designed so riders can fully utilize the factory underhood storage area of their single-seat RZR RS1, this removable 830 Cooler/Storage Combo is designed to fit perfectly in the underhood compartment. This textile cooler comes with a removable and waterproof liner for easy cleaning if your extreme hooning happens to upset the items you’ve stored in there.
A carry handle sticks up like a sore thumb so owners can carry their chilled goods. Keep gear secure and beverages cold in this cooler with the addition of some ice or chill packs. Specifically designed for the side-by-self RS1, the creative ‘wheeler will find a way to adapt this dandy accessory to their bigger RZR.
7. SuperATV Heavy Duty Scratch-Resistant Flip Down/Folding Windshield
You’re wearing a helmet, right? Good. That’s not to say it’s of the closed face variety, however, and even if it is, there’s no guarantee you mooks have the visor flipped down. Both these situations lead to an inevitable bugs-in-yer-teeth moments. That’s no fun for anybody and why a windshield is one of our favorite Polaris RZR accessories.
Fitment on the RZR is guaranteed, according to the seller, meaning installers can leave their hammers and tin snips out of the equation. Its quarter-inch polycarbonate material is much stronger than glass. This full height example is able to flip and fold, allowing for either a half windshield or no windshield at all. Pro tip: pop for the more expensive scratch-resistant model like the one shown here.
8. Axiom Polaris RZR Under Hood Storage Box
A hard-sided and uglier alternative to the cooler bag featured at the top of this post is Axiom’s underhood storage box. Made of .090 aluminum, this unit should be able to cart around a few of your valuables while you wheel your way through the sandy desert. Feel free to take it into a mudhole too, as Axiom promises this metal storage box boasts a lift-off watertight lid.
Powder coated and weighing 6.25 lbs, the manufacturer says installation of this accessory requires no drilling or poking of holes in your new and expensive RZR side-by-side. Inside dimensions of approximately 14” x 8-1/2” measures 3-3/4″ deep at the back, tapering to 2-1/2” at the front as it follows the RZR body lines.
9. Chupacabra Offroad Door Bags
Storage is at a premium in Sport UTVs, so smart storage solutions are among the most important Polaris RZR accessories we can think of. These water resistant heavy-duty bags are just the ticket to increase the amount of meager storage present in the Polaris RZR. There is a separate storage pouch with abrasion-resistant material, making it perfect for sunglasses or mobile phones. Waterproof zippers should keep out most of the day’s sludge or wet weather.
The product bumf also boasts of a drink holder designed for quick access but, while handy, the RZR already has a couple of places in which to rest your drink. Perhaps they’re targeting exceptionally thirsty riders.
10. KEMIMOTO Manual Wiper Hand Operated Windshield Wiper
Remember that windshield we mentioned earlier? One of its drawbacks is the propensity to gather mud and dirt, spoiling the view ahead. This manual wiper system solves that problem, adding a 16 inch wiper blade to the equation.
No slicing and dicing of your RZR’s electrical system is required, thanks to the manual nature of this unit. Simply deploy the handle and crank ‘er up. Sure, this might make you look like Fred Flintstone – or at least the local ice cream maker – but there’s absolutely zero risk of this unit not working because of a weak battery.
11. Chupacabra Offroad Rear View Side Mirror
Assuming you’re not squeezing your Polaris RZR into tight rock-walled canyons or amongst a thick growth of trees, side mirrors are a great accessory that promotes driver awareness and safety on the trail. Especially handy in wide-open desert locations where another machine can come upon your rig quite quickly, these units are made of high impact plastic and so-called shatterproof glass.
Measuring 4 inches wide by just over 7 inches tall, these elephant ears will give riders a great view astern, allowing owners to watch all slower trail buddies eat their RZR-produced dust. The convex mirror provides a great range of sight plus an extreme amount of adjustability. Different size clamps and rubber isolators are included in the kit.
12. Polaris RZR Lock & Ride 65L Cargo Box
Measuring about two feet square, this large storage box is designed to be mounted astern in the cargo bed area of your Polaris RZR. Designed and tailored to be an exact fit in the RZR, its Lock & Ride system allows the unit to be easily locked into place until the driver decides it is time to remove it from its perch.
This is, of course, a main advantage of these costly cargo boxes. Loading them full of supplies for a weekend at the cottage is no longer a huge chore, as that task can be done indoors at home and then carried out to the waiting RZR before being locked in place. Customer reviews praise its ample volume and ability to keep out dust and dirt.
13. Maxxis Carnivore Tires
Tires are the only thing connecting your RZR to solid ground, so upgrading on the stock rubber or replacing a set of tired tires with something new is sure to pay noticeable dividends on the trail. One tire worth considering is the stellar Maxxis Carnivore.
While it doesn’t get the same publicity as its brother (the Bighorn), the Maxxis Carnivore is our preferred choice if you don’t take it particularly easy on your tires. Based on tires from the Maxxis truck division, the Carnivore is a tough 8-ply tire that excels at gripping onto rocks and making short work of most trail debris you’d find in extreme terrain.
Bonus - NewRay Polaris RZR XP 4 Turbo EPS Diecast Car
Sure, this isn’t strictly an accessory for your Polaris. As an expression of RZR ownership, however, its cool factor is off the charts. Measuring about 8 inches long in its 1:18 scale, this pint-sized RZR is perfect to show off placed on the ledge in your garage or on the corner of your desk at work.
It does come with a windowed box for display purposes … but where’s the fun in that? Take the thing out of its cardboard cage and let your visitors dream of having a RZR of their own as they make ‘vroom-vroom’ sounds like excited children. What? You don’t make ‘vroom-vroom’ noises when playing with scale models? Must be just me, then.
Out of all the items on the list, which would you put on your RZR first?
We like to put safety above all, so installing a set of the Pro Armor harnesses tops our list. As for a non-safety item, the Savage UTV spare belt holder is a no brainer. We’ve blown belts in the middle of nowhere, and when you can have an item that keeps your belt safe and secure from the elements and hold all the tools you need to change it out quick, it really can’t be beat.
Which items do you prefer to increase your storage ability in the RZR?
If you’re looking to hold small things like your wallet, sunglasses or cell phone, you can’t go wrong with the Chupacabra door bags, or any door bags for that matter. If you need to hold larger items like tools, jackets, spare clothes, etc., any of the cargo area mounted trunks or storage bags on our list are worthy of placement on your RZR.
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September 8, 2021: Added a promoted product recommendation.
Updated 7/28/2021: Updated product descriptions, ranked products, added 3 new products (Savage UTV spare belt holder, Pro Eagle hydraulic floor jack, and That Springy Think parking brake), added FAQ and added additional resources.