Originally a road-going version of the KLX300R enduro racer, the KLX250S retains a significant amount of character and performance from its larger brother. Lightweight and compact, its 250cc liquid-cooled DOHC engine (based largely on the 300R) has a wide torque band, pulling from down low and continuing well into the over-rev.
|Bore and stroke||72.0 x 61.2 mm|
|Cooling||Liquid, twin radiators|
|Valve system||DOHC, 4 valves|
|Fuel system||Keihin CVK34 carburetor|
|Lubrication||Forced lubrication (wet sump)|
|Front: type||Single semi-floating 250 mm petal disc|
|Front: calipers||2-piston hydraulic caliper|
|Rear: type||Single 240 mm petal disc|
|Rear: calipers||Single-piston hydraulic caliper|
|Overall length||2,200 mm (86.6 in.)|
|Overall width||820 mm (32.3 in.)|
|Overall height||1,205 mm (47.4 in.)|
|Wheelbase||1,430 mm (56.3 in.)|
|Ground clearance||285 mm (11.2 in.)|
|Seat height||890 mm (35.0 in.)|
|Curb mass**||135 kg (298 lbs.)|
|Fuel capacity||7.7 litres (1.7 gal.)|
|Transmission||6-speed, constant mesh, return shift|
|Final drive||Sealed Chain|
|Primary reduction ratio||2.800 (84/30)|
|Gear ratio: 1st||3.000 (30/10)|
|Gear ratio: 2nd||2.000 (30/15)|
|Gear ratio: 3rd||1.500 (27/18)|
|Gear ratio: 4th||1.250 (25/20)|
|Gear ratio: 5th||1.050 (21/20)|
|Gear ratio: 6th||0.952 (20/21)|
|Final reduction ratio||3.000 (42/14)|
|Clutch||Wet multi-disc, cable operation|
|Type||Tubular semi-double cradle, high tensile steel|
|Wheel travel: front||290mm|
|Wheel travel: rear||280mm|
|Tire: rear||4.60 - 18|
|Trail||105 mm (4.1 in.)|
|Steering angle (left/right)||41° / 41°|
|Suspension, front||43 mm inverted cartridge fork with 16-way compression and rebound damping adjustment|
|Suspension, rear||Uni-Trak with adjustable preload, 16-way compression and rebound damping adjustment|
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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.