2021 Kawasaki KLX230R : FUN BEGINS WITH THE PUSH OF A BUTTON.
Introducing the 2021 Kawasaki KLX230R.
The Kawasaki KLX®230R is a full-size recreational trail bike for off-road adventures; with trail-focused engine and frame design, and long travel suspension with ample ground clearance for enhanced off-road capability. The KLX230R helps ensure that there is an affordable, capable, and durable motorcycle in the KLX® lineup for every rider in the family to get out and enjoy the trails with ease.
Take trail adventuring to the next level. With long travel suspension, and ample ground clearance, KLX®230R lightweight, full-size recreational trail bikes are purpose-built for serious fun in the dirt.
The Kawasaki KLX® family of off-road motorcycles are widely popular for their low maintenance, easy-to-ride character, and incredible capabilities while on trails. The three models consist of two engine configurations and are built to suit a variety of riders.
The KLX®230R off-road motorcycle has been purpose-built for serious fun in the dirt; with priority placed on both its engine and frame design. It was designed and built to be a lightweight and easily maneuverable motorcycle for a broad range of riders. A powerful 233cc fuel-injected, air-cooled four-stroke engine utilizes an electric starter and keyless ignition, and has been paired with a reliable, easy-to-use smooth-shifting six-speed transmission and manual clutch. The KLX230R comes equipped with full-size off-road wheels and tires, using a 21” front and 18” rear, and long travel suspension for optimal ground clearance.
A fan favorite, the Kawasaki KLX® family of off-road motorcycles are widely popular for their low maintenance, easy-to-ride character, and incredible capabilities while out on the trails. Completing the rest of the 2021 KLX family line up are five additional models, which consist of four engine configurations and are built to suit a variety of riders.
233cc FUEL-INJECTED, AIR-COOLED FOUR-STROKE SINGLE
CAPABLE OFF-ROAD PERFORMANCE
TRAIL-TUNED LONG TRAVEL SUSPENSION
2021 Kawasaki KLX230R Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
- Compact perimeter frame
- Hassle-free electric start
- Full-size wheels
- KX-inspired styling and ergonomics
• 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
• Large, birght headlight with a 55/60W halogen element offers excellent illumination.
50-STATE MODEL ELIGIBLE FOR CALIFORNIA “GREEN STICKER” REGISTRATION
• In order to meet California’s emissions standards for off-highway vehicles, 50-State model designated for use in California is equipped with the following features:
• Steel fuel tank with locking cap
• Key-type ignition
• FI indicator lamp in the engine kill switch to indicate any FI malfunction
2021 Kawasaki KLX230R Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits
STEADY POWER GO PLAY
The KLX®230R recreational off-road motorcycle is powered by a 233cc fuel-injected, air-cooled single, tuned for low- to mid-range power.
PLATFORM WITH PURPOSE
The compact perimeter frame, short wheelbase and a low seat height offer the handling needed for confident trail riding.
Designing the engine and chassis at the same time was key to making the KLX®230R play bike as agile, balanced and reliable as possible, appealing to new riders and fun for experienced riders.
CONFIDENT TRAIL RIDING
Long-travel suspension, featuring a 37mm front fork and Uni-Trak® single-shock rear suspension, soak up bumps with ease contributing to rider comfort and control on rugged terrain.
TAKE ON THE TRAILS
Designed from the ground up for dirt fun. That’s why the KLX®230R off-road motorcycle features long-travel suspension, front and rear disc brakes and full-size wheels.
READY WHEN YOU ARE
A spark-arrestor silencer means the KLX230R motorcycle is ready to hit the trails in all 50 states. A California green sticker model is available for year-round trail access.
RIDE YEAR ROUND ADDITIONAL FEATURES
BLAZE YOUR OWN TRAILS
With long-travel suspension, light weight and ample ground clearance, the KLX®230R is the ideal off-road adventure partner for pure off-road performance.
2021 Kawasaki KLX230R – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $4,399 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $4999 CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
Engine Type 4-Stroke, Air-Cooled, SOHC, 2-Valve Single
Displacement 233 cc
Bore & Stroke 67.0 x 66.0 mm
Compression Ratio 9.4:1
Fuel System DFI® with 32mm throttle body
Ignition TCBI with Electronic Advance
Rake/Trail 26.5°/4.4 in.
Front Wheel Travel 9.8 in.
Rear Wheel Travel 9.9 in.
Front Tire Size 80/100-21
Rear Tire Size 100/100-18
Front Suspension 37mm Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension New Uni-Trak with Adjustable Preload
Wheelbase 53.5 in.
Front Brake Type 240mm Petal Disc
Rear Brake Type 220mm Petal Disc
Fuel Tank Capacity 1.7 (49-state)/2.0 (50-state) gal.
Ground Clearance 11.8 in.
Seat Height 36.2 in.
Curb Weight= 253.6 (49-state)/262.3 (50-state) lb.
Warranty 6 months
Kawasaki Protection Plus 12, 24 or 36 months
(Specifications subject to change without notice.) Ask about the Rider‘s of Kawasaki (ROK) and the Good Times™ Credit Plan.
Ask about Kawasaki’s Team Green™ amateur rider support program.
(KP) = See Kaw-Pedia section for more details.* = Changes from previous model year.
= = Includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90% of capacity) and tool kit (if supplied).
2021 Kawasaki KLX230R – Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
|Engine||233cc, air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC 2-valve single|
|Bore x Stroke||67.0 x 66.0 mm|
|Fuel System||Fuel injection: ø32 mm x 1|
|Lubrication||Forced lubrication, wet sump|
|Clutch||Wet multi-disc, manual|
|Frame||Perimeter, high-tensile steel|
|Front Suspension / Wheel Travel||ø37 mm telescopic fork / 250 mm (9.8 in)|
|Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel||New Uni Trak with adjustable preload / 251 mm (9.9 in)|
|Rake / Trail||26.5° / 113 mm|
|Steering Angle (L/R)||45° / 45°|
|Front Tire||80/100-21 51M|
|Rear Tire||100/100-18 59M|
|Front Brake||Single ø240 mm petal disc with dual-piston caliper|
|Rear Brake||ø220 mm petal disc with single-piston caliper|
|Dimensions (L x W x H)||2,045 x 840 x 1,200 mm (80.5 x 33.1 x 47.2 in)|
|Wheelbase||1,360 mm (53.5 in)|
|Road Clearance||300 mm (11.8 in)|
|Seat Height||925 mm (36.4 in)|
|Curb Mass**||115 kg (254 lb)|
|Fuel Capacity||6.6 litres|
|Kawasaki Protection Plus||12 / 24 / 36 / 48 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).
KAWASAKI CARES: Always wear a helmet, eye protection, and proper apparel. Never ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Read Owner’s Manual and all on-product warnings. Professional rider shown on a closed course. 2019 Canadian Kawasaki Motors, Inc.
Specifications subject to change.
2021 Kawasaki KLX230R – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
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