2004 Kawasaki KX85
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2004 Kawasaki KX85 Review
2004 Kawasaki KX85
A proven winner.
Kawasaki has the enviable reputation of nurturing future motocross champions from their earliest riding days to the winner’s podium at National Motocross and Supercross events. Long before other brands got into the act, Kawasaki was building motocross bikes for every stage of a growing racer’s career and backing young champions with Team Green racing support.
The KX85 provides plenty of power, thanks to its liquid-cooled, two-stroke, single-cylinder 84cc engine. It’s equipped with high-tech features, such as an Electrofusion-coated cylinder with a narrow squish band and large volume to enhance top-end power. A machined finish to the bridges between the intake and exhaust ports helps prevent seizure and improves engine reliability.
The 2004 Kawasaki KX85 competition model is the perfect bike for the young racer who is ready to step up from the KX65 to something a little larger.
2004 Kawasaki KX85 Key Features
2004 Kawasaki KX85 – Specifications/Technical Details
USA MSRP Price: $2,899 USD
Canadian MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing in CDN
Length 71.7 in.
Height 41.5 in.
Width 28.9 in.
Weight 143.3 lbs.
Ground Clearance 13.4 in.
Wheelbase 49.4 in.
Seat Height 33.1 in.
Engine Two-stroke single with KIPS®, Liquid Cooled
Bore x Stroke 48.5 x 45.8mm
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 (low speed) – 9.2:1 (high speed)
Carburetion Keihin PWK28; Crankcase reed valve induction
Fuel Capacity 1.5 gal.
Ignition Digital CDI
Final Drive Chain
Brakes Front / Rear: Hydraulic disc
Tires Front: 70/100 x 17
Rear: 90/100 x 14
Frame High-tensile steel perimeter design with subframe member
Suspension Front: 36mm inverted telescopic cartridge fork; 18-way compression damping; 10.8 in. travel
Rear: UNI-TRAK® single-shock system; Spring preload, 4-way compression and 18-way rebound damping; 10.8 in. travel
Colors Kawasaki Lime Green
Suggested Starting Price shown does not include tax, title, or destination charge. Dealer prices may vary.