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2009 Kawasaki KLX™ 250S

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2009 On-Off Road

 

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2009 Kawasaki KLX™ 250S
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2009 Kawasaki KLX™ 250S Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  On-Off Road
BASE MSRP(US)  $4,999.00
Warranty  12
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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)  72 / 2.84
Stroke (mm/in)  61.2 / 2.41
Displacement (cc/ci)  249 / 15.2
Compression Ratio  11:1
Starter  Electric / Kick
Fuel Requirements  Regular
US Miles Per Gallon (Combined)  70
CAN Liters Per Kilometer (Combined)  3.4
Fuel Type  Gas
Carburetion Brand  Keihin
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Number Of Carburetors  1
Carburetor Size (mm)  34
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Tube / Tubeless  Tubed
Front Tire Width  80
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  100
Front Wheel Diameter  21
Rear Tire Width  100
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  100
Rear Wheel Diameter  18
Front Tire (Full Spec)  80/100 R21
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  100/100 R18
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  9.6 / 250
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  8.7 / 220
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Inverted Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.7 / 43
Front Travel (in/mm)  10 / 254
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  9.1 / 231.1
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)  7.22
Width (in/mm)  32.3 / 820.4
Height (in/mm)  47.4 / 1204
Wheelbase (in/mm)  56.3 / 1430
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  11.2 / 284.5
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  3
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  277.8 / 126
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  2 / 7.6
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  0.9
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  35 / 889
Number Of Seats  2
Backrest Logo Plate  No
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Body Material  Plastic
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Adjustable  No
Chain Guard  Yes
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Engine Case Guard  Yes
Fork Guards  Yes
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Belt Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Exhaust Guard  Yes
Light Guard  No
Side Cover  Yes
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Light
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  On-Off Road
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Introduction Year  2006
NADATrimID  33230
Display Name  KLX™250S
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Decal Kit  Standard
Storage:  
Tail Bag Material  Soft Vinyl
Tail Bag Trim  Plain
Rear Rack  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
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