• NEXT-GEN BODY PANELS: Arctic Cat’s Next-Gen body panels are designed to seamlessly cut through the air with as little atmospheric tension as possible. With only a quarter-turn of the two quick-release tabs, the side panel comes off and provides easy access to the engine compartment for general maintenance.
  • 9000 C-TEC4 TURBOCHARGED ENGINE: This 200-class HP Turbo Triple 4-stroke engine packs seamless power delivery in order to give you better handling, more ride control and immediate throttle response. Response like this can only come from an innovative compact exhaust manifold that transfers energy with unprecedented efficiency and immediacy. The power-to-weight ratio is untouchable. No other mass-produced snowmobile engine can match this beast’s output.
  • ARCTIC DRIVE SYSTEM WITH TEAM RAPID RESPONSE II DRIVE AND TEAM RAPID REACTION BOSS DRIVEN CLUTCHES: The Arctic Drive System™ features a lightweight magnesium chaincase. The new TEAM® Rapid Response II™ drive clutch features an auto-adjusting belt tension design that delivers consistent performance without manual adjustments. It also features a 12.5% lower effective starting ratio while maintaining the top ratio for smoother engagement and reduced belt wear at drive-away speed.
  • ARCTIC MOUNTAIN FRONT SUSPENSION WITH FOX ZERO QS3 SHOCKS: The Arctic Mountain front suspension packs the essentials. The ProClimb-7 mountain ski is 7 in. at the tip, tapering to 6.5 in. at the center to enhance your carving. Single-post, angled-out spindles help you shed some sled weight while maximizing quality and strength. FOX® 1.5 ZERO QS3 ski and skid frame shocks feature three-position dial compression adjustability for quick and easy tuning for riding style and conditions. They are rebound adjustable and feature remote reservoir architecture for fade-free performance.
  • FLOAT-ACTION REAR SUSPENSION WITH FOX ZERO QS3 SHOCKS: The FLOAT-ACTION Rear Suspension features revised rails that shed 1.25 pounds, giving optimal suspension travel and a better ride quality in all conditions. The FLOAT-ACTION suspension incorporates mountain-specific geometry, delivering consistent track tension. The FOX 1.5 ZERO QS3 shocks are engineered as a lightweight design with simplified adjustments and improved resistance to bottoming out.
  • DELUXE DIGITAL GAUGE: This dual configurable LCD screen gauge allows to you check all the vital information about your snowmobile and more. 14 different readings to be exact. There’s an odometer, speedometer, max RPM, 2 trip meters, engine hours, low oil light, coolant temperature, exhaust temperature, intake air temperature, battery voltage, fuel level, clock and reverse indicator.
  • ADJUSTABLE HANDLEBAR WITH 5.5 IN. RISER AND GRAB STRAP: Our easily adjustable handlebar allows you to set the perfect position for riding comfort. For the ultimate handling and control, a handy grab strap is included to help you shift your weight.
  • GOGGLE HOLDER: Warm, dry goggles are as near as our goggle holder. The heat from the engine dries your goggles as you ride. Also works for masks and gloves.
  • BACKCOUNTRY X TRACK: Developed and proven in snocross competition. This 15 x 153 x 1.75 in. Backcountry X track features a 3 in. pitch and provides an excellent blend of traction in loose snow while delivering great floatation and trail riding traction.
  • LED WITH ACCENT LIGHT: Features LED headlights for enhanced lighting performance. Want the high beams on? The low beam will also stay on to give you a nice, wide light pattern with excellent distance. Plus, special LED accent lighting comes on when you turn the key.
  • 12V OUTLET: Need to charge your phone or another electrical device? We’ve got you covered. Just plug in and power up while you ride.
  • ELECTRIC START: This is just the thing for consistent, reliable starting. A simple turn of the key is all you need to get up and running.
  • HAND & THUMB WARMERS: Say goodbye to cold hands. Our hand and thumb warmers provide plenty of warmth and comfort on long rides.
  • PROCLIMB - 7 SKIS: The ProClimb 7 mountain ski is 7 in. at the tip, tapering to 6.5 in. at the center. The wider skis enhance your carving abilities and prevent unintended downhill braking. A wider ski damper featuring a longer axle and bolt increases lateral adjustability.

General Information

Manufacturer Arctic Cat
Model Year 2018
Model XF 9000 High Country Limited 153 1.75 Backcountry X
Model Code S2018X9XHSUSG
Color Medium Green


Length Overall - 132.3 in. (336 cm)
Height Overall - 50 in. (127 cm)
Width Overall - 45.5 - 49.5 in. (115.6 - 125.7 cm)

Engine & Drivetrain

Shocks FOX 1.5 ZERO QS3
Front Suspension

Arctic Mountain Suspension (AMS) with sway bar

Travel - 9 in. (22.9 cm)

Rear Suspension

FLOAT-ACTION Rear Suspension

Travel - 14.5 in. (36.8 cm)

Engine 4-stroke, liquid-cooled with 3 turbocharged cylinders
Displacement 998 cc
Bore x Stroke 80 x 66.2 mm
Carburetion Fuel Delivery -Electronic Fuel Injected (EFI)

Digital controlled coil induction

Engine stator output - 545 watts

Fuel Capacity 9.9 gal. (37.5 l)
Oil Capacity 3.3 qt. (3.1 l)
Lubrication Dry sump

Drive - TEAM Rapid Response II

Driven - TEAM Rapid Reaction BOSS

Calibration - 0-5,000 ft. (0-1,524 m)


Gearing - 22/48

Chain pitch - 90

Reverse - Push-button

Exhaust Turbocharger with stainless steel muffler
Brakes Race radial master cylinder hydraulic
Powertrain Arctic Drive System
Fuel Type Minimum Octane - 91
Fuel System Fuel delivery - Electronic fuel injection (EFI)



Type - ProClimb

Width - 7 in. (17.8 cm)

Runner type - Single with carbide

Ski Stance 38.5 - 42.5 in. (97.8 - 110 cm) adjustable
Track LxWxH

153 x 15 x 1.75 in. (388.6 x 38.1 x 4.5 cm)

Type - Backcountry X

Pitch - 3 in. (7.62 cm)


Safety Features Headlight - LED with accent light

2018 Arctic Cat XF 9000 High Country Limited 153 1.75 Backcountry X