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Vehicle Profile

The KLX®230R is all about the trails. With longer travel suspension, light weight and generous ground clearance, the KLX230R is the ideal off-road adventure partner. A 233cc air-cooled four-stroke engine generates a steady pull while electric start and fuel injection ensure hassle-free performance. The aluminum swingarm, plastic fuel tank and streamlined bodywork keep weight as low as possible for optimum fun and class-leading performance. Get off the grid and Get Out And Play on the KLX230R.

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Top Features


  • Engine


    4-stroke single, SOHC, air-cooled



    Bore x Stroke

    67.0 x 66.0mm

    Compression Ratio


    Fuel System

    DFI® with 32mm Keihin throttle body


    TCBI Electronic Advance


    6-speed, return shift with wet multi-disc manual clutch

  • Suspension

    Front Suspension / Wheel Travel

    37mm telescopic fork/9.8 in

    Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel

    Uni-Trak® linkage system and single shock with adjustable spring preload/9.9 in

    Front Tire


    Rear Tire



    26.5°/4.4 in

    Ground Clearance

    11.8 in


    53.5 in

  • Totals

    Overall Length

    80.5 in

    Overall Width

    33.1 in

    Overall Height

    47.2 in

    Seat Height

    36.4 in

    Curb Weight

    253.6 lb / 262.3 lb. CA model**

    Fuel Capacity

    1.7 gal

  • General

    Final Drive


    Frame Type

    High-tensile steel, box-section perimeter

    Color Choices

    Lime Green

    Kawasaki Protection Plus (optional)

    12, 24, or 36 months

  • Brakes

    Front Brakes

    Single 240mm petal disc with a dual-piston caliper

    Rear Brakes

    Single 220mm petal disc with single-piston caliper

  • Guarantee


    6 Months

**Curb weight includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90 percent capacity) and tool kit (if supplied).

Specifications subject to change

KAWASAKI CARES: Always wear a helmet, eye protection, and proper apparel. Never ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Read Owner’s Manual and all on-product warnings. Professional rider shown on a closed course. ©2021 Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

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