Off-road riders and mini-moto enthusiasts don’t have to settle for simple one-size machines with limited performance and cramped ergonomics. Kawasaki’s KLX140 has opened the door for a wider variety of riders in the small displacement off-road arena. 


Valve system SOHC, 2 valves, screw type adjusters
Lubrication Forced lubrication (wet sump)
Fuel system Keihin PB20 carburetor
Displacement 144cc
Ignition Digital DC-CDI
Bore and stroke 58.0 x 54.4 mm
Starting Electric
Cooling Air
Type 4-stroke, Single
Compression ratio 9.5:1


Rear: calipers Single-piston caliper
Rear: type Single 186 mm petal disc
Front: calipers Dual-piston caliper
Front: type Single 220 mm petal disc


Ground clearance 255 mm (10.0 in.)
Wheelbase 1,285 mm (50.6 in.)
Overall height 1,075 mm (42.3 in.)
Fuel capacity 5.8 litres (1.3 gal.)
Overall width 790 mm (31.1 in.)
Curb mass** 95 kg (209.4 lbs.)
Overall length 1,895 mm (74.6 in.)
Seat height 800 mm (31.5 in.)


Primary reduction ratio 2.880 (72/25)
Gear ratio: 5th 1.000 (24/24)
Final drive Chain
Gear ratio: 4th 1.182 (26/22)
Transmission 5-speed
Gear ratio: 3rd 1.474 (28/19)
Gear ratio: 2nd 1.895 (36/19)
Clutch Wet multi-disc, manual, cable operation
Gear ratio: 1st 2.667 (40/15)
Final reduction ratio 3.923 (51/13)


Tire: front 70/100-19
Wheel travel: front 180 mm (7.1 in.)
Trail 96 mm (3.8 in.)
Type Tubular double cradle, box section perimeter, high-tensile steel
Caster (rake) 27┬░
Tire: rear 90/100-16
Wheel travel: rear 180 mm (7.1 in.)


Suspension, rear Uni-Trak linkage system and single shock with piggyback reservoir, fully adjustable preload and 22-way rebound damping
Suspension, front 33 mm telescopic fork


Warranty 6 months warranty

Factory Limited Warranty Owner's Warranty Guide

This model comes with 6 months factory limited warranty. 


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* The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price does not include freight, pre-delivery inspection or applicable taxes. The final price is at the discretion of the dealer. Prices and Specifications are subject to change without prior notice. The amount indicated as "Your price" may include an optional instant Mega Cash credit that is deducted from the manufacturer's suggested retail price before taxes. This promotion is time limited and certain conditions will apply. See your dealer for complete details. Offer not available on financed purchases and cannot be combined with any other special offers. The final price is at the discretion of the dealer. Prices and Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

** Includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90% of capacity) and tool kit (if supplied)

‡ Power / Torque figures measured at the crankshaft.

The specifications mentioned here apply to and have been achieved by production models under standard operating conditions. We intend only to give a fair description of the vehicle and its performance capabilities but these specifications may not apply to every machine supplied for sale. Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. reserves the right to alter specifications without prior notice. Equipment illustrated and specifications may vary to meet individual markets. Available colours may vary by market.