Capitalizing on its already potent package, the new KLX250 not only gets a complete makeover, but also a number of engine and chassis changes that further enable serious riding both on and off the road.


Displacement 249cc
Type 4-stroke, Single
Bore and stroke 72.0 x 61.2 mm
Cooling Liquid
Compression ratio 11.0:1
Valve system DOHC, 4 valves
Fuel system Fuel injection: φ34 mm x 1
Ignition Digital CDI
Lubrication Forced lubrication (wet sump)
Starting Electric


Front: type Single 250 mm disc
Front: calipers dual-piston caliper
Rear: type Single 240 mm disc
Rear: calipers Single-piston 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** 138 kg (304 lbs.)
Fuel capacity 7.7 litres (1.7 gal.)


Transmission 6-speed, return
Final drive 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, manual


Type Perimeter, high tensile steel
Wheel travel: front 255mm
Tire: front 3.00-21
Wheel travel: rear 230mm
Tire: rear 4.60 - 18
Caster (rake) 26.5°
Trail 105 mm (4.1 in.)
Steering angle (left/right) 45° / 45°


Suspension, front 43 mm inverted telescopic fork with 16-way compression adjustment
Suspension, rear Uni-Trak with adjustable preload, 16-way compression and rebound damping adjustment


Warranty 12 months warranty

Factory Limited Warranty Owner's Warranty Guide

This model comes with 12 months factory limited warranty. 


Kawasaki keeps the good times rolling with unlimited kilometers/hours of usage. We have you covered with our nationwide, Kawasaki dealer network. Visit any authorized Kawasaki dealer (for this product line) throughout Canada and continental USA for factory warranty coverage.


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

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** 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.