Frequent question: Is Polaris jet ski any good?

Who makes Polaris PWC?

Other PWC Manufacturers

Started Ended Manufacturer
1968 Bombardier (BRP)
1972 Kawasaki
1986 Yamaha
1992 2004 Polaris

What is best Jet Ski to buy?

The best Jet Skis to buy now

  • Sea-Doo Spark Trixx. Best for stunts. …
  • Gibbs Quadski. Best for exploring ashore. …
  • Sea-Doo GTX Limited 300. Best for touring. …
  • Yamaha WaveRunner FX SVHO. Best for comfort. …
  • Kawasaki Ultra 310LX. Best for speed. …
  • Yamaha GP1800 R HO. Best newcomer. …
  • Sea-Doo Wake Pro. Best for tow sports. …
  • Yamaha Aqua Cruise.

What years did Polaris make jet skis?

Polaris Personal Water Craft production started with the 1992 SL650, and Polaris stopped making PWC near the end of 2004. However, these machines are still fun, fast, and maintainable. You just need to learn what it takes to get them running properly, and keep them running.

Why do jet skis only last 300 hours?

In general, 300 engine hours on a 4-stroke jet ski is already considered high usage hours, so it’s always wise to purchase a model with less usage. … This is because after you purchase your ski, over the next 2-3 years, you’ll probably put another 30 (or even more) hours on it, annually.

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Do Seadoos break down a lot?

Many watercraft will have a break-in period where you must take it nice and easy for the first 5 to 10 hours of the watercraft. This is to make sure everything gets seated in properly. To do this many manufacturers will use a “break-in oil” that must be removed after the engine has been broken in properly.

Does Polaris still make waverunners?

Polaris Industries Inc. has stopped making personal watercraft — effective immediately — the company announced in a news release Thursday.

When did Polaris stop making PWC?

Polaris stopped making PWC in 2004 and this is the reason.

Do Jet Skis hold their value?

Jet skis (PWCs) are very similar to cars in that they depreciate as soon as they are purchased. They will lose around twenty-two percent of their value in the first year of ownership, and then around eight percent of their value every following year.

Are jet skis high maintenance?

The average jet ski gets about 30 hours of riding a year meaning that you can expect to burn 120-300 gallons in a year. Depending on gas prices you should expect to spend $300-600+ annually. Ongoing maintenance is another cost that will need to be accounted for.