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Old 05-15-2018, 07:06 AM
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Default 2018 Lund 1675 impact xs sport with 90hsp merc.vs polar Kraft 2018 frontier 179 full

I am wondering what everyone thinks about these 2 boats both around the same price and each have their own upgrades no electronics on the Lund but the polar Kraft comes with a terrova 80 24 volt and a hook 7.no Bimini top but the Lund does.and the Lund is more money about 1000 dollars more.all information very much appreciated.
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Old 05-15-2018, 09:04 AM
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I can't comment on the Lund because I don't own one but I do own the Polar Kraft Frontier 179 WT (I'm guessing this is the model you are referring to).

Just comparing apples to apples here the Polar Kraft (17'-11" 99" beam) is a much larger boat then the Lund 1675 Impact XS Sport coming in at 16'-10" 89.5" beam. The Lund is power maxed out at 90 hp while the Polar Kraft maxes out at 150 hp.

I have mine now for 3 years without a problem and I already have over 200 hours on the main motor.

It's hard to follow what the Lund has or doesn't have but it seems to me with the Polar Kraft deal you are getting more boat and accessories for less money.

Good Luck on your decision,

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Old 05-15-2018, 09:31 AM
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Iíve never even seen a Polarkraft in person, so no input. I have a 1675 Lund. Itís a good boat, but a little cramped. I think they have changed up the seating, but with the fold down back deck, it gets tight. Additionally, the center rod storage is very short. I struggle to get 6í6Ē rods in there. With a 90 on it, youíll probably be a little more than 40 MPH. It is a stable boat and handles chop pretty well for being a 17 foot boat.

I bought mine used and got it for a good price, but I sure wish it was a foot longer.
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Old 05-15-2018, 11:28 AM
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Yes both boats are full walkthrough windshield.
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Old 05-15-2018, 12:52 PM
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Can you drive them both? The Lund will probably resale faster and for more money, but the Polarkraft seems like a better deal based on the specs Bobby posted. Every foot matters, if you like the Polarkraft then that's what I would get.
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Old 05-15-2018, 03:30 PM
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I will add that the polar Kraft dealer is about 40min from the house and the only one within a 2hr.drive .the Lund dealer is less than 5 mi.from my house.both dealership have been around for well over 20years and both basically have about a 3 star rating so no real difference there also as far as the Suzuki motor goes the dealer selling the polar Kraft is the only Suzuki service center any where around me .as for the Lund and Merc there are multiple dealership around me for both boat and just wanted to add that for thought.
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Old 05-15-2018, 03:32 PM
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I also wanted to add that there is a slight difference in price and payment between the two the polar Kraft is about 35 dollars a month cheaper.
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Old 05-15-2018, 05:27 PM
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I actually sold both brands. (Yes, we tried selling Polarkraft for a couple years as a price point offering).
Prospective customers walked in, looked at them because of the price..... and then bought a Lund. ---I hope that doesn't sound snarky...It is not meant that way. It is simply the way it went.

I am not going to tell you what you should buy. It is your money. But having a dealer close is nice and service is important.
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Old 05-15-2018, 06:48 PM
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Sounds like a 90hp Suzuki on the polarcraft?

Polarcraft 100%. 1í longer and 10Ē more beam.... it isnít in the same class. To compare (other than price) you would need to jump on the 1775 impact.


Lund is over rated. Who cares about resell if you keep it more than 6 years. Youíll have a bigger boat with more electronics and a tm out of the gate (great one at that) to use for those 6 years+. Plus cheaper lol
Would maybe look into a 115 on the polarcraft though.
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Old 05-15-2018, 07:01 PM
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The polar Kraft does come with a 115 happy Suzuki and it is really sharp it's like a flat dark graphite color really matches the boat.
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