2023 Kawasaki KLX140R Guide

2023 Kawasaki KLX140R

2023 Kawasaki KLX140R

2023 Kawasaki KLX140R: LOW SEAT HEIGHT VERSION.

Introducing the 2023 Kawasaki KLX140R…

Kawasaki offers a complete family of KLX140R models to get the whole family involved in off-road motorcycling.

The KLX140R is designed more for the youngsters with the smallest wheels and lowest seat height; the KLX140R L has larger wheels, taller seat height and more performance-oriented suspension; and the KLX140R F utilizes full-sized wheels and frame so that taller riders can comfortably join the fun out on the trails.

The KLX140R motorcycle is available in three model variations and is designed to provide an off-road experience with memories to last a lifetime. The powerful 144cc, four-stroke, air-cooled, single-cylinder engine features an electric starter and keyless ignition. Its broad and smooth high-revving 144cc engine utilizes a manual clutch and five-speed transmission to offer an efficient and user-friendly feel. The KLX140R uses a 17” front and 14” rear wheel, while the mid-sized KLX140R L motorcycle is equipped with 19” front and 16” rear wheels to accommodate taller riders, providing extra ground clearance. The KLX140R F comes equipped with full-size off-road wheels and tires, using a 21” front and 18” rear.

Featuring confident handling, KLX140R motorcycles are the ideal entry into off-road riding. The easy-to-ride KLX140R lineup offers a 144cc engine, plush suspension and push button electric start, making for great trailblazers.

 

 

 

2023 Kawasaki KLX140R Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
  • PUSH BUTTON ELECTRIC START
  • HIGH-REVVING 144cc AIR-COOLED, SOHC, FOUR-STROKE ENGINE
  • 5-SPEED TRANSMISSION WITH MANUAL CLUTCH
  • FRONT AND REAR DISC BRAKES
  • SIZES TO FIT EVERY FAMILY MEMBER
  • ELECTRIC START
  • HIGH-REVVING 144CC ENGINE
  • BOX-SECTION PERIMETER FRAME
  • KX-STYLE PETAL DISC BRAKES
  • HIGH LEVEL SUSPENSION

ADDITIONAL VEHICLE FEATURES:

  • Low 30.7-inch seat height
  • 7.1 inches of front and rea

 

GET OUT AND PLAY

The Kawasaki KLX off-road lineup brings fun to novice and experienced riders alike and is widely popular for its easy-to-ride character, incredible capabilities while on trails and low maintenance needs. For 2023, Kawasaki welcomes the return of its KLX300R, KLX230R, KLX230R S, KLX140R, KLX140R L, KLX140R F, KLX110R, and KLX110R L models that are built to suit a wide variety of riders.

 

 

 

2023 Kawasaki KLX140R Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Box-Section Perimeter Frame(KP)
• KX-based perimeter frame made of high-tensile steel increases off-road capabilities.
• Flat footpeg/frame rail relationship provides area to grip the frame with one’s boots for better control.

Electric Starter
• A keyless start button located on the handlebars makes starting quick and easy. U.S. Forest Service-Approved Spark Arrester
• U.S. Forest Service-approved spark arrester in the quiet-running muffler allows access to designated public riding areas.

Close-Ratio 5-Speed Transmission
• Close gear ratios enhance the engine’s acceleration capabilities.

Progressive Manual Clutch on the KLX 140R L/R F
• A spring damper is utilized to provide two-stage clutch engagement that facilitates partial clutch use when riding at extremely low rpm or idling speeds.

High-Level Suspension
• Sturdy front and rear suspension complements the highly rigid frame.
• 33mm front forks have spring rates and damping settings specific for each KLX140R model.
• KLX140R rear shock has 5-way adjustable preload.
• Since the KLX140R L/R F is likely to be ridden harder, the rear shock features a piggyback reservoir, threaded preload, 4-way compression and 22-way rebound damping adjustments. Both the shock body and reservoir are aluminum.
• The upgraded shock can be fitted to the KLX140R.

Full-Sized Wheels (KLX140R F)
• Full-sized wheels on the KLX140R F enhance handling and tractability over irregular terrain.
• Larger wheels increase ground clearance to help the KLX140R F better navigate trail obstacles.
• Chassis dimensions are optimized for larger wheels.

Petal Disc Brakes
• Unlike most playbikes with disc/drum combination brakes, the KLX140R models feature disc brakes at the front and rear for a higher level of brake performance.
• Petal disc design helps reduce unsprung weight while the wave shape helps clean the brake pads and increases cooling efficiency for more efficient braking performance.

Race-Inspired Ergonomics
• Rubber-mounted handlebar clamps reduce vibration transferred to the rider’s hands.
• The handlebar clamps are separate from the upper triple clamp, making it easier to install aftermarket handlebars.
• KX-style handlegrips with half-waffle design aid grip and rider control.
• Dual-texture seat cover uses a slip-resistant top surface for added grip when seated and smooth sides for excellent mobility.

 

 

 

 

2023 Kawasaki KLX140R – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $3449 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $4099 CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ NA GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

POWER
Engine 4-stroke single, SOHC, air-cooled
Displacement 144cc
Bore x Stroke 58.0 x 54.4mm
Compression
Ratio
9.5:1
Fuel System 20mm Keihin carburetor
Ignition Digital DC-CDI
Transmission 5-speed, return shift, with wet multi-disc
manual clutch
Final Drive Chain
PERFORMANCE
Front
Suspension /Wheel Travel
33mm telescopic fork/7.1 in
Rear
Suspension /Wheel Travel
Uni-Trak linkage system and single shock
with 5-way preload adjustability/7.1 in
Front Tire 70/100-17
Rear Tire 90/100-14
Front Brakes Single 220mm petal disc with a dual-piston
caliper
Rear Brakes Single 186mm petal disc with single-piston
caliper
DETAILS
Frame Type High-tensile steel, box-section perimeter
Rake/Trail 27°/3.3 in
Overall Length 71.7 in
Overall Width 31.1 in
Overall Height 41.3 in
Ground
Clearance
9.3 in
Seat Height 30.7 in
Curb Weight 205.0 lb*
Fuel Capacity 1.5 gal
Wheelbase 49.6 in
Color Choices Lime Green
Warranty 6 Months
Kawasaki
Protection
Plus
(optional)
12, 24, or 36 months

 

 

2023 Kawasaki KLX140R – Totalmotorcycle.com  Canadian Specifications/Technical Details

POWER
Engine 144cc, air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC 2-valve single
Bore x Stroke 58.0 x 54.4 mm
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Fuel System Carburettor: Keihin PB20
Ignition Digital DC-CDI
Starting Electric
Lubrication Forced lubrication, wet sump
Transmission 5-speed, return
Clutch Wet multi-disc, manual
Final Drive Chain

PERFORMANCE
Frame Perimeter, box-section, high-tensile steel
Front Suspension / Wheel Travel ø33 mm telescopic fork / 180 mm (7.1 in)
Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel Uni Trak, single shock with adjustable spring preload / 180 mm (7.1 in)
Rake / Trail 27.0° / 85 mm
Steering Angle (L/R) 41° / 41°
Front Tire 70/100-17 40M
Rear Tire 90/100-14 49M
Front Brake ø220 mm petal disc with dual-piston caliper
Rear Brake ø186 mm petal disc with single-piston caliper

DETAILS
Dimensions (L x W x H) 1,820 x 790 x 1,050 mm (71.7 x 31.1 x 41.3 in)
Wheelbase 1,260 mm (49.6 in)
Road Clearance 235 mm (9.3 in)
Seat Height 780 mm (30.7 in)
Curb Mass** 93 kg (205 lb)
Fuel Capacity 5.8 litres
Warranty 6 months
Kawasaki Protection Plus 12 / 24 / 36 / 48 months

 

 

2023 Kawasaki KLX140R – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details

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