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2009 Kawasaki KX™ 450F

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2009 Kawasaki KX™ 450F

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2009 Kawasaki KX™ 450F Specifications

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Model Type  Off-Road
BASE MSRP(US)  $7,549.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  0
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Finance
Engine:  
Engine Type  Single-Cylinder
Cylinders  1
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Bore (mm/in)  96 / 3.78
Stroke (mm/in)  62.1 / 2.45
Displacement (cc/ci)  449 / 27.4
Compression Ratio  12.5:1
Starter  Kick
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Carburetion Brand  Keihin
Fuel Injector  Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)  43
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubed
Front Tire Width  90
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  100
Front Wheel Diameter  21
Rear Tire Width  120
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  80
Rear Wheel Diameter  19
Front Tire (Full Spec)  90/100 R21
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  120/80 R19
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  9.9 / 250
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  9.5 / 240
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Inverted Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.9 / 48
Front Travel (in/mm)  12.4 / 315
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Front Suspension Brand Name  Kabaya
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  12.4 / 315
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Brand Name  UNI-TRAK®
Rear Suspension Material  Aluminum
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  7.17
Width (in/mm)  32.3 / 820.4
Height (in/mm)  50.4 / 1280.2
Wheelbase (in/mm)  58.3 / 1480.8
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  13.4 / 340.4
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  2
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  247.2 / 112.1
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  1.8 / 6.8
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.82
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  38 / 965.2
Number Of Seats  1
Backrest Logo Plate  No
Exterior:  
Frame  Aluminum
Body Material  Plastic
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver
Adjustable  No
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Engine Case Guard  Yes
Fork Guards  Yes
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Belt Guard  No
Exhaust Guard  Yes
Light Guard  No
Side Cover  Yes
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Skid Plate  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months)  0
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Off-Road
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Introduction Year  2006
Parent Company  Kawasaki
Display Name  KX™450F
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Decal Kit  Standard
Convenience:  
Adjustable Levers  Standard

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KX 450F
By Ben Moberg(Owner), Jan. 26, 2009
I have owned a 2006, 2007, and 2008 kawi 450. Performance wise, these bikes are at the top of the class. However, the Achilles heal for this bike is reliability. I have cracked engine cases multiple times, usually only after 30hrs of riding, stock pistions crack within 10 hours of riding because... Read Full Review

 

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Finally a great 450!
By Chuck(Owner), Dec. 17, 2008
Intermediate rider.

Weight: 205. Height: 6'2".

The 2009 KX 450 is a great bike. The motor performs well, and with the new FI, has insane throttle response. With this bike you can lug it around if you want to, or let it rev out. Either way, it hooks up great and doesn't sign off too soon! The ... Read Full Review

 

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Awesome Bike
By The Dyner(Owner), May. 10, 2009
I have about 18 hours on it at this point and all I can say is WOW. This bike is amazing! Everything about it is perfect, I'm going to to AFM supermoto soon but it is great in it's stock dirt trim. The above post must have gotten a lemon because I have had no issues whatsoever with this bike. I... Read Full Review

 

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