2020 Kawasaki KLX230 Guide

2020 Kawasaki KLX230

2020 Kawasaki KLX230 2020 Kawasaki KLX230 2020 Kawasaki KLX230 2020 Kawasaki KLX230

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2020 Kawasaki KLX230:

The all-new Kawasaki KLX®230 and ABS KLX®230 are lightweight dual sport motorcycles for on and offroad run. Purpose-built for trail riding with a torquey engine, nimble chassis and long travel suspension, the KLX230 enables riders to get out of town and enjoy the trails with confidence and ease. And in the case of the KLX230 ABS, Kawasaki’s first dual-purpose anti-lock braking system is also available to help instill extra confidence in riders.

Kawasaki’s new KLX230 was built for serious dirt fun with both its engine and frame designed from the beginning with trail riding in mind. Its 233cc,  air-cooled, 4-stroke Single engine delivers ample low-mid range torque, while its simple construction and light-handling perimeter frame makes it ideal for trail runs.

 

2020 Kawasaki KLX230 Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

FUEL-INJECTED, AIR-COOLED, FOUR-STROKE ENGINE

  • STEEL PERIMETER FRAME
  • LONG TRAVEL SUSPENSION
  • FULL-SIZE WHEELS
  • ELECTRIC START
  • KX™-INSPIRED ERGONOMICS

 

 

2020 Kawasaki KLX230 Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Long-stroke engine provides ample low-mid range torque for easy low-speed control and a strong pull at smaller throttle openings.

  • Simple air-cooled. SOHC design helps ease maintenance.
  • Digital Fuel Injection (DFI)(KP) helps deliver smooth, precise throttle response for increased engine control on the trail. Fuel injection also provides stable fuel delivery by automatically adjusting for air temperature and changes in altitude, which contributes to cleaner emissions.
  • DFI provides consistent starting whether the engine is hot or cold, and combined with the electric starter button makes firing up the engine easy.
  • Tuned exhaust contributes to the engine’s easy-to-use performance, and the tapered muffler with oval cross section helps provide a strong off-road image.
  • Smooth-shifting six-speed transmission combined with short final gearing complements the engine’s low-mid range power focus to make navigating tight trails easier.

ENGINE

  • All-new high-tensile steel perimeter frame was specifically designed to enhance trail performance for increased rider confidence.
  • The frame and engine were designed together. Engine height was minimized to help create an optimal frame line for an ideal rigidity balance and precisely positioned center of gravity.
  • The frame was also designed so riders can easily grip it with their legs for increased rider control and feedback. Flush seams between the shrouds, seat and side covers, combined with a relatively flat seat design, also aids rider control and help provide freedom of movement.
  • Short wheelbase contributes easy maneuverability on the trail.
  • Long-travel suspension contributes to ample ground clearance for increased trail riding performance.
  • New Uni-Trak®(KP) rear suspension system provides a supple ride over small bumps without sacrificing stiffness to absorb bigger bumps.
  • Gas-pressurized single rear shock is adjustable for preload to help riders set the bike up for their weight.
  • Petal disc brakes provide sure stopping power.
  • Full-size aluminum wheels, 21-inch front and 18-inch rear, increase trail-riding performance.
  • Kawasaki KX™ styling influences provide an agile, aggressive image.
  • All-digital instrument panel has a large-display, easy-to-read LCD screen featuring speedometer, odometer, dual trip meters, fuel gauge, clock and indicator lamps.
  • Large, bright headlight with a 55/60W halogen element offers excellent illumination.

 

 

2020 Kawasaki KLX230 – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $4599 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $5299 CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

Power

Engine

4-stroke, 1-cylinder, SOHC, air-cooled

Displacement

233cc

Bore x Stroke

67.0 x 66.0mm

Compression Ratio

9.4:1

Fuel System

DFI w/32mm Throttle Body

Ignition

TCBI Electronic Advance

Transmission

Six-speed with wet multi-disc manual clutch

Final Drive

Chain

Performance

Front Suspension / Wheel Travel

37mm telescopic fork/8.8 in

Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel

Uni-Trak® linkage system and single shock with preload adjustability/8.8 in

Front Tire

2.75 x 21

Rear Tire

4.10 x 18

Front Brakes

Single 265mm petal disc with a dual-piston caliper

Rear Brakes

Single 220mm petal disc with single-piston caliper

Details

Frame Type

High-tensile steel perimeter

Rake/Trail

27.5°/4.6 in

Overall Length

82.9 in.

Overall Width

32.9 in.

Overall Height

45.9 in.

Ground Clearance

10.4 in.

Seat Height

34.8 in.

Curb Weight

293.3 lb. / 297.7 lb. CA model**

Fuel Capacity

2.0 gal.

Wheelbase

54.3 in.

Color Choices

Lime Green

Warranty

12 Months

Kawasaki Protection Plus™ (optional)

12, 24, or 36 months

**Curb weight includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90 percent capacity) and tool kit (if supplied). When equipped, California evaporative emissions equipment adds approximately 2.2 lb.

KAWASAKI CARES: Read Owner’s Manual and all on-product warnings. Always wear a helmet, eye protection and proper apparel. Never ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Adhere to the maintenance schedule in your Owner’s Manual. ©2019 Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

Specifications subject to change.

 

 

 

 

2020 Kawasaki KLX230 – Totalmotorcycle.com  Canadian Specifications/Technical Details

Engine

Displacement233cc
Type4-stroke, Single
Bore and stroke67 x 66 mm
CoolingAir
Compression ratio9.4:1
Valve systemSOHC, 2 valves
Fuel systemFuel injection (32 x 1)
IgnitionB&C (TCBI EL. ADV. D.)
LubricationForced lubrication (wet sump)
StartingElectric

Brakes

Front: typeSingle 240 mm petal disc
Front: calipersDual-piston caliper
Rear: typeSingle 223 mm petal disc
Rear: calipersSingle-piston caliper

Dimensions

Overall length2,105 mm
Overall width835 mm
Overall height1,165 mm
Wheelbase1380 mm
Ground clearance265 mm
Seat height885 mm
Curb mass**132 kg (291 lbs.)
Fuel capacity7.5 litres (1.6 gal.)

Drivetrain

Transmission6-speed
Final driveChain
Primary reduction ratio2.871 (89/31)
Gear ratio: 1st3.000 (39/13)
Gear ratio: 2nd2.067 (31/15)
Gear ratio: 3rd1.556 (28/18)
Gear ratio: 4th1.261 (29/23)
Gear ratio: 5th1.040 (26/25)
Gear ratio: 6th0.852 (23/27)
Final reduction ratio3.214 (45/14)
ClutchWet multi-disc, manual

Frame

TypePerimeter, high-tensile steel
Wheel travel: front220 mm
Tire: front2.75-21 45P
Wheel travel: rear223 mm
Tire: rear4.10-18 59P
Caster (rake)27.3°
Trail116 mm

Suspension

Suspension, front37 mm telescopic fork
Suspension, rearNew Uni Trak with adjustable preload

Details

Warranty6 months warranty

 

 

2020 Kawasaki KLX230 – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details

 

 

 

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