2021 Kawasaki KLX300 : THE ULTIMATE LIGHTWEIGHT DUAL-SPORT.
Introducing the new 2021 Kawasaki KLX300…
The KLX®300 motorcycle extends the playing field with high-grade dual-sport performance. The flagship KLX® features strong power and versatile performance for taking on paved streets, backroads, wooded trails and beyond. Experience thrills on a variety of terrain with the KLX®300—the possibilities are plentiful on this highly-capable ultimate lightweight dual-sport.
2021 Kawasaki KLX300 Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
- Strong low-end and mid-range power
- Convenient electric start
- Lightweight perimeter frame
- Full-size 21” / 18” wheels
- Powerful petal disc brakes
- Comfortable ergonomics
- Heat management
- Aggressive styling
2021 Kawasaki KLX300 Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits
ENDURO RACER-DERIVED ENGINE
With enduro racer-derived performance, the fuel-injected, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, single-cylinder engine delivers a rewarding spread of power across the rev range. Complementing its strong, rider-friendly low-mid range, it offers crisp response with every twist of the throttle thanks to cam profiles sourced from Kawasaki’s 2020 KLX300R play bike.
HIGH-PERFORMANCE 292cc ENGINE
The 292cc engine (bore x stroke 78.0 x 61.2 mm) is positioned low in the frame, contributing to a low centre of gravity. Optimised ignition timing delivers a strong yet easy to use power delivery at low and mid-range rpm that transitions smoothly to the powerful top-end.
STAY COOL WHEN RIDING
Kawasaki’s innovative radiator fan cover guides hot air down and away from the rider, contributing to rider comfort.
ENDURO RACER-DERIVED CHASSIS
The enduro racer-based frame and chassis components are the source of the KLX300’s high-level off-road performance. But whether riding on- or off-road, the lightweight package offers both manoeuvrability and excellent control.
LIGHTWEIGHT PERIMETER FRAME
The box- and tubular-section high-tensile steel perimeter frame creates a slim, lightweight package. The lightweight, highly rigid aluminum D-section swingarm contributes to low un-sprung weight.
An adjustable ø43 mm inverted cartridge-style front fork works with Uni Trak rear suspension equipped with adjustable damping and preload to deliver agile handling for exciting on- and off-road riding.
IN-TOWN & OFF-ROAD VERSATILITY
The dual purpose KLX300 is fitted with a 21” front wheel and 18” rear, enabling great off-road potential.
Complementing the relaxed, upright riding position, a thick urethane seat contributes to comfort on longer rides, while an easy reach to the ground adds to rider confidence.
The KLX300 offers aggressive styling that is sure to turn heads whether riding in the city or off the beaten path.
Original headlight adds to the aggressive looks.
All-digital instrumentation includes digital speedometer, bar-type tachometer, clock, odometer, dual trip meters, and a range of warning/indicator lamps.
2021 Kawasaki KLX300 – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $ 5599 to 5799 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $ 6499 CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: from £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
Engine 4-stroke single, DOHC, liquid-cooled
Bore x Stroke 78.0 x 61.2mm
Compression Ratio 11.1:1
Fuel System DFI® with 34mm Keihin throttle body
Transmission 6-speed, return shift with wet multi-disc manual clutch
Final Drive Chain
Front Suspension / Wheel Travel 43mm inverted cartridge fork with adjustable compression damping /10.0 in
Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel Uni-Trak® gas charged shock with piggyback reservoir with adjustable rebound damping and spring preload/9.1 in
Front Tire 3.0 x 21
Rear Tire 4.6 x 18
Front Brakes Single 250mm petal disc with a dual-piston caliper
Rear Brakes Single 240mm petal disc with single-piston caliper
Frame Type High-tensile steel, box-section perimeter
Rake/Trail 26.7°/4.2 in
Overall Length 86.6 in
Overall Width 32.3 in
Overall Height 47.4 in
Ground Clearance 9.8 in
Seat Height 35.2 in
Curb Weight 302.1 lb**
Fuel Capacity 2.0 gal
Wheelbase 56.7 in
Color Choices Lime Green, Fragment Camo Gray
Warranty 12 Months
Kawasaki Protection Plus™ (optional) 12, 24, or 36 months
2021 Kawasaki KLX300 – Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Engine 292cc, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC 4-valve single
Bore x Stroke 78.0 x 61.2 mm
Compression Ratio 11.1:1
Fuel System Fuel injection: ø34 mm x 1
Ignition Digital CDI
Lubrication Forced lubrication, wet sump
Transmission 6-speed, return
Clutch Wet multi-disc, manual
Final Drive Chain
Frame Perimeter, high-tensile steel
Front Suspension / Wheel Travel ø43 mm inverted fork with adjustable compression damping / 255 mm (10.0 in)
Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel Uni Trak, gas-charged shock with piggyback reservoir, adjustable compression and rebound damping, and adjustable preload / 230 mm (9.1 in)
Rake / Trail 26.7° / 106 mm
Steering Angle (L/R) 41° / 41°
Front Tire 3.00-21 51P
Rear Tire 4.60-18 63P
Front Brake Single ø250 mm petal disc with dual-piston caliper
Rear Brake ø240 mm petal disc with single-piston caliper
Dimensions (L x W x H) 2,195 x 820 x 1,195 mm (86.4 x 32.3 x 47.0 in)
Wheelbase 1,440 mm (56.7 in)
Road Clearance 250 mm (9.8 in)
Seat Height 895 mm (35.2 in)
Curb Mass** 137 kg (302 lb)
Fuel Capacity 7.7 litres
Instrumentation LCD screen with digital speedometer, bar-type tachometer, clock, dual trip meters, and a range of warning/indicator lamps
Warranty 12 months
Kawasaki Protection Plus 12 / 24 / 36 / 48 months
2021 Kawasaki KLX300 – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
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