Kawasaki KLX300

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Kawasaki KLX300R (KLX300-C) 2020+

The Kawasaki KLX300 '' appeared in 1996 in the domestic Japanese market, and a year later became available in Europe and North America. The full model name is Kawasaki KLX300R. The factory code is KLX300-A.

In 1997, the European market began to offer a modification under the factory code "KLX300-B", which was positioned as a "road" version with a full-fledged dashboard (the basic version had only a mileage counter), mirrors and turn signals. It existed until 1999 in the market of some European countries.

The Kawasaki KLX 300 is based on a 1-cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled 292 cc engine with 4-valves and two camshafts (DOHC), producing up to 33 hp of power and 28 Nm of torque. The frame of the motorcycle is a tubular steel structure. Suspensions are adjustable: front 43mm inverted fork (adjustable in compression), rear progressive Uni-Trak swingarm with fully adjustable shock absorber.

Since 2004, the model has left the European market and is offered mainly in the American market. 2007 was the last year of production.

Since 2020, Kawasaki has introduced a new generation of the KLX300, factory code KLX300-C. The new model received an updated appearance, an injection power system, an electric starter (the previous generation was equipped only with a kick), revised suspension settings and an updated braking system. Currently, this version is only available in the North American and Australian markets.

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Specifications

ModelKawasaki KLX300 (KLX300R)
Motorcycle typeenduro
Release year1996-2007, 2020+
Framesteel half-duplex
Engine type1-cylinder, 4-stroke
Working volume292 cm³
Bore / Stroke78.0 x 61.2 mm
Compression ratio11.0: 1

11.1: 1 - KLX300-C

Coolingliquid
Number of valves per cylinderDOHC chain drive, 4 valves
Fuel supply systemCarburetor, 1x Keihin CVK34

Injector (DFI), 1x 34 mm - KLX300-C

Ignition typeCDI

all-transistor - KLX300-C

Maximum power33.0 h.p. (24.3 kW) @ 8500 rpm - KLX300-A

26.0 h.p. (19.1 kW) @ 8500 rpm - KLX300-A (USA)

KLX300-C - not declared by the manufacturer

Maximum torque28.4 Nm (2.9 kg * m) @ 7500 rpm - KLX300-A

27.5 Nm (2.8 kg * m) @ 6500 rpm - KLX300-A (USA)

KLX300-C - not declared by the manufacturer

ConcatenationWet Multi-Disc, Cable Drive
Gearbox6-speed
Drive typechain
Front tire size80 / 100-21 (51M)
Rear tire size100 / 100-18 (59M)
Front brakes1 disc, 2-piston caliper

1 disc, 270 mm, 2-piston caliper - KLX300-C

Rear brakes1 disc, 1-piston caliper

1 disc, 240 mm, 1-piston caliper - KLX300-C

Front suspension43mm Inverted Fork (Compression Adjustment), 290mm Travel

43mm Inverted Fork (Compression Adjustment), 285mm Travel - KLX300-A (North America), KLX300-C

Rear suspensionPendulum Uni-Trak with monoshock (fully adjustable), stroke - 280 mm

Pendulum Uni-Trak with monoshock (fully adjustable), stroke - 285 mm - KLX300-C

Motorcycle length2115 mm

2120 mm - KLX300-C

Motorcycle width910 mm

825 mm - KLX300-C

Motorcycle height1220 mm

1250 mm - KLX300-C

Wheelbase1435 mm
Saddle height925 mm
Minimum ground clearance320 mm

305 mm - KLX300-C

Fuel tank capacity9.8 l

7.9 L - KLX300-C

Motorcycle weight (curb)114 kg

128 kg - KLX300-C

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200-250 см³D-Tracker 250 · KDX250 · Super Sherpa · KLR250 · KLX250 · KX250 · KX250F
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400-500 см³KLX450 · KX450F · KX500
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