Suggested retail price $5,499
  • Manufacturer: kawasaki
  • Model: KLX230 ABS
  • Year: 2020
  • Type: Dual purpose

Kawasaki’s new KLX230 was built for serious dirt fun with both its engine and frame designed from the beginning with trail riding in mind. Its 233cc,  air-cooled, 4-stroke Single engine delivers ample low-mid range torque, while its simple construction and light-handling perimeter frame makes it ideal for trail runs.

– 233 cm3 fuel-injected air-cooled Single

– Kawasaki’s first dual-purpose ABS

– Electric start

– Six-speed transmission


Displacement 233cc
Type 4-stroke, Single
Bore and stroke 67 x 66 mm
Cooling Air
Compression ratio 9.4:1
Valve system SOHC, 2 valves
Fuel system Fuel injection (32 x 1)
Ignition B&C (TCBI EL. ADV. D.)
Lubrication Forced lubrication (wet sump)
Starting Electric


Front: type Single 265 mm petal disc
Front: calipers Dual-piston caliper
Rear: type Single 223 mm petal disc
Rear: calipers Single-piston caliper


Overall length 2,105 mm
Overall width 835 mm
Overall height 1,165 mm
Wheelbase 1380 mm
Ground clearance 265 mm
Seat height 885 mm
Curb mass** 134 kg (295.4 lbs)
Fuel capacity 7.5 litres (1.6 gal.)


Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction ratio 2.871 (89/31)
Gear ratio: 1st 3.000 (39/13)
Gear ratio: 2nd 2.067 (31/15)
Gear ratio: 3rd 1.556 (28/18)
Gear ratio: 4th 1.261 (29/23)
Gear ratio: 5th 1.040 (26/25)
Gear ratio: 6th 0.852 (23/27)
Final reduction ratio 3.214 (45/14)
Clutch Wet multi-disc, manual


Type Perimeter, high-tensile steel
Wheel travel: front 220 mm
Tire: front 2.75-21 45P
Wheel travel: rear 223 mm
Tire: rear 4.10-18 59P
Caster (rake) 27.3°
Trail 116 mm


Suspension, front 37 mm telescopic fork
Suspension, rear New Uni Trak with adjustable preload