2004 Kawasaki KDX220R
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2004 Kawasaki KDX220R Review
2004 Kawasaki KDX220R
Built for the discriminating dirtbike rider.
The 2004 Kawasaki KDX220R off-road motorcycle is built for the discriminating dirtbike rider who wants the handling and lightweight feel of Kawasaki’s acclaimed KDX200 combined with the torque of more displacement.
Power is spread over a wide rpm range, thanks to the Kawasaki Integrated Power Valve System (KIPS) guillotine exhaust valve. Power delivery is focused toward the low to middle part of the rev range since this machine is intended to compete with larger-displacement 250cc machines. As a result, the KDX220R produces 250-like torque.
By increasing the bore by 3mm, engineers gave the KDX220R’s liquid-cooled two-stroke engine an extra 18cc more than the KDX200. This allows the 220R to build power more quickly and pull harder in the low- to mid-range of the powerband.
To maintain the smooth power delivery that defines the KDX line, the 33mm Keihin carburetor on the 220R is 2mm smaller than that of its sibling. High-speed compression is also slightly reduced, while porting differences help give the 220R its highly tractable power characteristics.
2004 Kawasaki KDX220R Key Features
2004 Kawasaki KDX220R – Specifications/Technical Details
USA MSRP Price: $4,399 USD
Canadian MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing in CDN
Length 83.5 in.
Height 48.4 in.
Width 35.0 in.
Weight 222.6 lbs.
Ground Clearance 13.4 in.
Wheelbase 56.5 in.
Seat Height 36.2 in.
Engine Two-stroke single with KIPS®, Liquid-cooled
Bore x Stroke 69.0 x 58.0mm
Compression Ratio 7.2:1 (high speed) – 9.3:1 (low speed)
Carburetion Keihin PWK33, six-petal reed valve
Fuel Capacity 2.9 gal.
Ignition Electronic CDI
Brakes Hydraulic disc / Disc
Tires Front: 80/100 x 21
Rear: 100/100 x 18
Frame High-tensile steel perimeter design
Suspension Front: 43mm conventional cartridge fork, 20-way compression damping, 11.4 in. travel
Rear: UNI-TRAK® single-shock system, adjustable preload, 20-way compression and 18-way rebound damping, 11.8 in. travel
Colors Kawasaki Lime Green
Suggested Starting Price shown does not include tax, title, or destination charge. Dealer prices may vary.