Meh. I bought my 850 Touring new, and i pull it with a 98 Sierra I bought for $600. Hate it all you want, the ATV has let me down more than my truck.
As for the sales of alot of newer machines, i agree with the others. People buy them thinking they will use them and they dont.
2013 Sportsman 850XP H.O. EPS Touring - Blue Fire
Polaris 2500lb Winch W/ Syn Rope & Auto Stop, Heated Hand Grips, Heated Throttle Kit, Handguards, Mirrors, Storage Boxes - LED Headlights, ATV-Guru Cobra Front Bumper, K&N, NGK Plugs, Ricochet A Arm Guards, Ricochet Floor Board Guards, 60" American Eagle Plow, Worklight Mod, GoPro Hero 3, Polaris LED Headlight Upgrade, Custom Reg Decal Plate.