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Kawasaki's smallest motocross racer is loaded with big KX features to keep young riders at the front of the pack. Boasting aluminum rims, adjustable suspension, digital CDI, and fast revving flywheel, the KX65 is a serious competitor.


Type Liquid-cooled, 2-stroke Single
Ignition Digital CDI
Displacement 64 cc
Induction 4-petal reed valve
Carburetor Mikuni VM24SS
Compression ratio 8.4:1
Bore and stroke 44.5 x 41.6 mm
Lubrication Pre-mix (32:1)


Rear: calipers Single-piston caliper
Rear: type 180 mm disc
Front: calipers Single-piston caliper
Front: type 180 mm disc


Overall width 760 mm
Seat height 760 mm
Ground clearance 305 mm
Wheelbase 1,120 mm
Overall height 955 mm
Fuel capacity 3.8 litres
Overall length 1,590 mm
Curb mass** 60 kg (132.3 lbs)


Gear ratio: 6th 1.083 (26/24)
Gear ratio: 1st 2.846 (37/13)
Transmission 6-speed, return
Primary reduction ratio 3.500 (77/22)
Gear ratio: 5th 1.217 (28/23)
Final drive Chain
Gear ratio: 4th 1.428 (30/21)
Clutch Wet multi-disc, manual
Primary Drive Gear
Gear ratio: 3rd 1.722 (31/18)
Final reduction ratio 3.615 (47/13)
Gear ratio: 2nd 2.125 (34/16)


Wheel travel: front 210 mm
Trail 60 mm
Caster (rake) 27°
Tire: rear 80/100-12
Tire: front 60/100-14
Wheel travel: rear 240 mm
Type Semi double cradle, High-tensile steel with detachable left-side rear section


Suspension, rear Bottom-link Uni-Trak with gas-charged shock fully adjustable spring preload, and 4-click rebound damping
Suspension, front 33 mm telescopic fork, 4-click adjustable rebound damping



Special offers

4.9% Special Retail Financing

Take advantage of our Special Retail Financing offer for as little as 4.9% APR OAC for 60 months. Visit your local Kawasaki dealer today for complete details and get moving - for less - right now.

*Limited time purchase financing offer for 60 months on select new, unused 2014, 2015 and 2016 Kawasaki models sold by participating authorized Canadian Kawasaki Motors Dealers, available on approved credit. See dealer for complete details. Offer ends August 31, 2015. Offer cannot be combined with any other special offers.

Kawasaki Pit Tent Promotion

Keep cool in the shade between races. Purchase a select new KX or KLX and receive a free Kawasaki Pit Tent. Visit your local Kawasaki dealership to access this limited time offer.

The Kawasaki Pit Tent Promotion is available on select Motorcycle models sold by Canadian Kawasaki Motors Inc., purchased between June 8, 2015 and August 31, 2015. Receive a Kawasaki Pit Tent valued at $570, with the purchase of a KX65AGF – KX65. Quantities are limited and certain conditions will apply. Promotion cannot be combined with any other promotions unless otherwise indicated. See your dealer for complete details.


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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.