Polaris Ranger Rear View Mirror and Side Mirror Buyers Guide
The ability to see behind you when driving is extremely useful. And while you can turn your head or invest in a rear view camera, the latter is prohibitively expensive and the latter is literally a pain in the neck. The solution: Polaris Ranger Mirrors. Be it a set of side UTV mirrors or a suction-mounted rear view mirror, there is no better way to keep tabs on your convoy or watch your six than some Polaris Ranger Mirrors. But which mirrors should you get for your Ranger? We’ll tell you!
Polaris Ranger Side Mirrors
Sizemik UTV Mirrors
There are quite a few players in the aftermarket Polaris Ranger side mirror scene. We’ve seen EMP large mirrors being run on the 2019 1k Crew and have to admit they look good. They are bigger and more vertical than other mirrors out there, kind of like a towing mirror. The only issue we see with them is that they are not protected under a lifetime warranty on the glass, which costs around $25 or so for a replacement. Koplin has some good side mirrors as well, but the majority of the riders we’ve talked to prefer Sizemik mirrors.
Don’t waste your time on the Polaris mirrors. Everything will break eventually on your Polaris Ranger, and the side mirrors are no different. But with Sizemik mirrors, you have a lifetime warranty. Similar to Infinite Offroad’s Rock lights with a 25 year warranty, Sizemik truly stands behind their product. Seizmik mirrors are guaranteed 100% unlimited replacement for life. It doesn't matter how you break it, if it’s broken, they will replace it. If you had too many many adult beverages, wake up the next morning to go clean your buggy for the next ride, and find a mirror busted half off but you can't remember how it happened, it’s covered. If you have to trailer your Polaris Ranger backwards and forget to fold the mirrors in, have oversize tires on your truck, and didn't realize that big bang sound you heard at 85mph was a rock hitting your Ranger’s drivers side mirror, it’s covered… no questions asked. Just send them a quick picture of the broken mirror and a new one will be en route post haste.
Sizemik mirrors don’t mess with the windshield gasket too much, and they even work with full hard and canvas doors. Some people like the look of Pursuit mirrors, but for many riders, the high price just isn’t worth it.
Rigid Industries UTV Mirrors
If you want something a little more fancy that Sizemik mirrors, Rigid Industries is probably your next best bet. Their Reflect Lamp set have built-in off road LED lights and amber turn signals. They aren’t too difficult to install either. You don’t mount these mirrors directly on the plastic panel, but instead use the existing holes on the steel door frame. You then run the wires inside the door frame through the grommet on the top back corner of the door.
Polaris Ranger Rear View Mirrors
If you have good side mirrors, you may not even need a cab-mounted rear view mirror. But because they are relatively cheap, many riders choose to get one anyways. Like with side mirrors the Polaris rear view mirror is overpriced and underwhelming. Many aftermarket rear view mirrors can be clamped right on to the frame, and work with aftermarket roofs and windshields. And if you do have an aftermarket windshield on your Ranger, you can get rear view mirrors that are suction mounted and can stick anywhere on your windshield.
EMP makes a good overhead mirror, and many other manufacturers are in the market as well. In our opinion, unless you need a large field of vision behind you and picture perfect accuracy, your money is better spent on other accessories. But if you want the objects in the mirror to be exactly as they appear, quality overhead UTV mirrors are out there.