**2017-1/2 model year**




The KFX50 is perfect for beginning riders age six years and older. The KFX50 combines an environmentally friendly four-stroke air-cooled engine with solid handling, especially important for young riders.


Displacement 49.5cc
Type 4-stroke, Single
Bore and stroke 39.0 x 41.4 mm
Cooling Fan air
Compression ratio 10.8:1
Valve system SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder
Fuel system Keihin PTE 16 carburetor
Ignition CDI
Lubrication Forced lubrication (wet sump)
Starting Electric with kick back-up


Front: type Dual mechanical drums
Rear: type Hydraulic drilled discs with single piston caliper
Parking: Type Mechanical drum


Overall length 1400 mm (55.1 in.)
Overall width 880 mm (34.7 in.)
Overall height 910 mm (35.8 in.)
Wheelbase 965 mm (38.0 in.)
Ground clearance 85 mm (3.4 in.)
Seat height 635 mm (25.0 in.)
Curb mass** 111 kg (245 lbs.)
Fuel capacity 5.5 litres (1.2 gal.)


Transmission Automatic, CVT with centrifugal clutch
Final drive Chain, 2WD
Primary reduction ratio 3.03 ~ 0.91 (Belt converter)
Final reduction ratio 2.0 (32/16)
Primary Drive Belt converter
Gear Ratio 13.6 (53/15 x 54/14)

Electrical equipment

Battery 12 V, 4 Ah
Charging Output 5 A, 14 V @ 5,000 rpm
Brake Light 12 V, 21 W


Type Double cradle, tubular steel
Wheel travel: front 71 mm (2.8 in.)
Tire: front AT 16 x 8-7 Tubeless
Wheel travel: rear 74 mm (2.9 in.)
Tire: rear AT 16 x 8-7 Tubeless
Caster (rake) 3.8┬║
Trail 13.5 mm (0.5 in.)
Tread (Front/Rear) 690 mm (27.2 in.) / 700 mm (27.6 in.)


Minimum Turning Radius 2.7 m (8.7 ft)


Suspension, front Single A-arm with twin shocks
Suspension, rear Uni-Trak Swingarm, single shock


Warranty 12 mo. warranty

Factory Limited Warranty Owner's Warranty Guide

This model comes with 12 months factory limited warranty. 


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Click “Owner’s Warranty Guide” for full details regarding Kawasaki’s factory limited warranty coverage.

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* The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price is shown and 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.