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2009 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1700 Voyager

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2009 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1700 Voyager

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2009 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1700 Voyager Specifications

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Model Type  Touring
BASE MSRP(US)  $16,799.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  36
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  108 / 146.4
Torque RPM  2750
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Bore (mm/in)  102 / 4.02
Stroke (mm/in)  104 / 4.09
Displacement (cc/ci)  1700 / 103.7
Compression Ratio  9.5:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)  42
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Overdrive  Yes
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Front Tire Width  130
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Wheel Diameter  16
Rear Tire Width  170
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Rear Wheel Diameter  16
Front Tire (Full Spec)  130/90 R16
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  170/70 R16
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.8 / 300
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.8 / 300
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.8 / 45
Front Travel (in/mm)  5.5 / 139.7
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  3.1 / 78.7
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  No
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Rear Suspension Material  Steel
Air Adjustable  Yes
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  8.4
Width (in/mm)  39.2 / 995.7
Height (in/mm)  61 / 1549.4
Wheelbase (in/mm)  65.6 / 1666.2
Length (ft/ft)  8
Length (ft/in)  4.8
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  886.4 / 402.1
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5.3 / 20.1
Performance  Standard
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  28.7 / 729
Number Of Seats  2
Detachable Passenger Seat  Standard
Backrest Logo Plate  No
Backrest Type  Detachable
Backrest Location  Passenger
Lumbar Adjustment  No
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Frame  Steel
Floor Board Location  Driver and Passenger
Hand Grips  Standard
Chain Guard  No
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Engine Case Guard  Yes
Fork Guards  Yes
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Tank Guard  No
Belt Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Light Guard  No
Side Cover  Yes
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Upper Fairing  Standard
Wind Deflector  Standard
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Trip Computer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Gauge
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Warranty (Months/Condition)  36 / Limited
Generic Type (Primary)  Touring
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Introduction Year  2009
Parent Company  Kawasaki
Display Name  Vulcan® 1700 Voyager®
Audio & Communication:  
Radio  Standard
Number Of Speakers  2
Saddle Bag Mounts  Standard
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Lowers  Yes
Height Adjustable  Yes
Tinted  Yes
Height  High
Side Case Material  Vinyl
Number Of Side Cases  2
Hard Side Case Capacity (gal/l)  8.6 / 38
Location  Left and Right Side
Side Storage Mount  Standard
Tail Bag Material  Hard Vinyl
Tail Bag Trim  Plain
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Helmet Storage  Standard
Glove Box / Dash Storage  Standard
Fog Lights  Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen
Cruise Control  Standard

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2009 Voyager 1700
By Will McLaughlin(Owner), Nov. 19, 2009
Our 16th bike, 4500km now pretty much broken in. Very comfortable for rider and passenger, finally got the intercom and it is great! the engine pulls much better now than when it was new - pulls from 1000RPM cleanly - very nice. I have a riding buddy with an 1800 Goldwing (same as our last bike)and ... Read Full Review


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By Bruce Ward(Owner), Aug. 22, 2009
Just bought an 09 Voyager and love it. It rides very smooth that you are doing 80 before you realize it. The stereo is plenty loud and clear and the cruise control makes a moderate highway trip really nice. This bike has a small bike turning radius that will compare to any touring bike and most... Read Full Review


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By Tom Buchanan(Owner), Jul. 16, 2009
Just purchased a 1700 Voyager thinking it would be an upgrade from my Vulcan 1600 Nomad. WRONG! This bike has been touted as Kawasaki's top of the the line product but they have found it acceptable to market a (full dresser)product that they do not support with any accessories that this market segme... Read Full Review


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Great Ride.
By Charles Grimmett(Owner), Jul. 9, 2009
Just got the bike last week. July 7th.
It rides great. Put over 600 miles the first weekend I had it.Had a Kawasaki 2006 2000cc but this one rides a lot better for driver and passenger.

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I am Happy with this bike
By Mike LaLonde(Owner), Jan. 6, 2010
I upgraded form a Vulcan 1500 Classic. I love this bike the ride is sweet and comfortable. I have however ordered the new Gel seat I think that should have been the stock seat. And I agree the accessories are slow in comming and it was in bad tast to shoe the new Saddlebag chrome trim at the recent ... Read Full Review


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