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Model Type
Cruiser
Model Type
-
MSRP
$8,099
MSRP
-
Warranty
12
Warranty
-
Insurance
Insurance
-
Finance
Finance
-
Generic Type (Primary)
Cruiser
Generic Type (Primary)
Off-Road
Manufacturer Country
Japan
Manufacturer Country
Japan
Introduction Year
2016
Introduction Year
2020
Parent Company
Kawasaki
Parent Company
Kawasaki
Display Name
Vulcan(R) S ABS Cafe
Display Name
KLX® 230R
Year
2020
Year
2023
Make
Kawasaki
Make
Kawasaki
Photo Gallery
-
Photo Gallery
Standard
Representative Image
-
Representative Image
No
Engine Type
Parallel Twin
Engine Type
Single-Cylinder
Cylinders
2
Cylinders
1
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)
46.3 / 62.8
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)
-
Torque RPM
6600
Torque RPM
-
Cooling
Liquid
Cooling
Air
Valves
8
Valves
2
Valves Per Cylinder
4
Valves Per Cylinder
2
Valve Configuration
DOHC
Valve Configuration
SOHC
Bore (mm/in)
83 / 3.27
Bore (mm/in)
67 / 2.64
Stroke (mm/in)
60 / 2.36
Stroke (mm/in)
-
Displacement (cc/ci)
649 / 39.6
Displacement (cc/ci)
233 / 14.2
Compression Ratio
10.8:1
Compression Ratio
9.4:1
Starter
Electric
Starter
Electric
Fuel Requirements
Regular
Fuel Requirements
Regular
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Type
Gas
Turbocharged
No
Turbocharged
-
Supercharged
No
Supercharged
-
Carburetion Brand
Keihin
Carburetion Brand
-
Fuel Injector
Yes
Fuel Injector
Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)
38
Fuel Injector Size (mm)
32
Carburetor
No
Carburetor
No
Number Of Carburetors
0
Number Of Carburetors
-
Carburetion Type
Fuel Injected
Carburetion Type
Fuel Injected
Speed Governor
No
Speed Governor
No
Engine
-
Engine
Standard
Carburetion
-
Carburetion
Standard
Stroke (in/mm)
-
Stroke (in/mm)
2.6 / 66
Transmission Type
Manual
Transmission Type
Manual
Number Of Speeds
6
Number Of Speeds
6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Chain
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Chain
Reverse
No
Reverse
No
Heel Toe Shifter
Standard
Heel Toe Shifter
-
Transmission
-
Transmission
Standard
Wheels Composition
Aluminum
Wheels Composition
-
Front Wheel Width (in)
3.5
Front Wheel Width (in)
-
Rear Wheel Width (in)
4.5
Rear Wheel Width (in)
-
Chromed
Yes
Chromed
-
Tire Brand
Dunlop(R)
Tire Brand
-
Front Tire Width
120
Front Tire Width
-
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
70
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
-
Front Tire Speed Rating
H
Front Tire Speed Rating
-
Front Wheel Diameter
18
Front Wheel Diameter
-
Rear Tire Width
160
Rear Tire Width
-
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
60
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
-
Rear Tire Speed Rating
H
Rear Tire Speed Rating
-
Rear Wheel Diameter
17
Rear Wheel Diameter
-
Front Tire (Full Spec)
Dunlop(R) Sportmax D220: 120/70R 18 59H
Front Tire (Full Spec)
-
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
Dunlop(R) Sportmax D220: 160/60R 17 69H
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
-
Brake Brand Name
Nissin
Brake Brand Name
-
Front Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
11.8 / 300
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
9.4 / 240
Rear Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
9.8 / 250
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
8.7 / 220
Anti-Lock Brakes
Standard
Anti-Lock Brakes
-
Linked Brake System Front to Rear
Standard
Linked Brake System Front to Rear
-
Brakes
-
Brakes
Standard
Front Suspension Type
Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Type
Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
1.6 / 41
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
1.5 / 37
Front Travel (in/mm)
5.1 / 129.5
Front Travel (in/mm)
9.8 / 249
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load
No
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load
No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping
No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping
No
Front Central Suspension Strut
No
Front Central Suspension Strut
No
Steering Damper
No
Steering Damper
No
Rear Suspension Type
Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Suspension Type
Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)
3.1 / 78.7
Rear Travel (in/mm)
9.9 / 251.5
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load
Yes
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load
Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping
No
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers
1
Number Rear Shock Absorbers
1
Rear Suspension Material
Steel
Rear Suspension Material
Aluminum
Air Adjustable
No
Air Adjustable
No
Rear Suspension Brand Name
-
Rear Suspension Brand Name
UNI-TRAK®
Steering Control
Handlebar
Steering Control
Handlebar
Length (ft)
7.58
Length (ft)
-
Width (in/mm)
34.6 / 878.8
Width (in/mm)
-
Height (in/mm)
43.3 / 1099.8
Height (in/mm)
-
Wheelbase (in/mm)
62 / 1574.8
Wheelbase (in/mm)
-
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
5.1 / 129.5
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
-
Length (ft/ft)
7
Length (ft/ft)
-
Length (ft/in)
6.9
Length (ft/in)
-
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)
502.7 / 228
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)
-
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
3.7 / 14
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
-
Performance
Standard
Performance
-
Seat Type
One-Piece
Seat Type
One-Piece
Adjustable
No
Adjustable
No
Seat Material
Vinyl
Seat Material
Vinyl
Seat Location
Driver
Seat Location
Driver
Folding
No
Folding
No
Seat Height (in/mm)
27.8 / 706.1
Seat Height (in/mm)
36.2 / 919.5
Number Of Seats
1
Number Of Seats
1
Detachable
No
Detachable
No
Seat Specifications
-
Seat Specifications
Standard
Backrest Logo Plate
-
Backrest Logo Plate
No
Lumbar Adjustment
-
Lumbar Adjustment
No
Grab Rail or Strap
-
Grab Rail or Strap
Standard
Frame
Steel
Frame
Steel
Hand Grips
Standard
Hand Grips
Standard
Foot Peg Location
Driver
Foot Peg Location
Driver
Adjustable
Yes
Adjustable
No
Chain Guard
No
Chain Guard
Yes
Drive Shaft Guard
No
Drive Shaft Guard
No
Fork Guards
Yes
Fork Guards
No
Hand Guards
No
Hand Guards
No
Brush Guard
No
Brush Guard
-
Heel Guards
No
Heel Guards
-
Light Guard
No
Light Guard
No
Side Cover
No
Side Cover
Yes
Front Fender
Standard
Front Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Top Crown
Standard
Top Crown
-
Pocket
No
Pocket
No
Stand Type
Kick
Stand Type
Kick
Handlebars
Standard
Handlebars
Standard
License Plate
Standard
License Plate
-
Construction
-
Construction
Standard
Body Material
-
Body Material
Plastic
Foot Pegs
-
Foot Pegs
Standard
Handlebar Pads
-
Handlebar Pads
Optional
Exterior Guards
-
Exterior Guards
Standard
Belt Guard
-
Belt Guard
No
Engine Case Guard
-
Engine Case Guard
Yes
Exhaust Guard
-
Exhaust Guard
Yes
Saddle Bag Guard
-
Saddle Bag Guard
No
Exterior Covers
-
Exterior Covers
Standard
Stand
-
Stand
Standard
Skid Plate
-
Skid Plate
Optional
Digital Instrumentation
Standard
Digital Instrumentation
-
Clock
Standard
Clock
-
Tachometer
Standard
Tachometer
-
Trip Odometer
Standard
Trip Odometer
-
Trip Computer
Standard
Trip Computer
-
Speedometer
Standard
Speedometer
-
Temperature Warning Type
Light
Temperature Warning Type
Light
Fuel Level Warning Type
Gauge
Fuel Level Warning Type
Light
Fuel Level Warning
-
Fuel Level Warning
Standard
Temperature Warning
-
Temperature Warning
Standard
Warranty (Condition)
Limited
Warranty (Condition)
-
Destination Charge
410
Destination Charge
245
Battery Warranty (Months)
0
Battery Warranty (Months)
-
Price
-
Price
Standard
MSRP
-
MSRP
$4,749
Warranty (Months/Condition)
-
Warranty (Months/Condition)
6 / Limited
Satellite
No
Satellite
-
Number Of Speakers
0
Number Of Speakers
-
Number Of Discs
0
Number Of Discs
-
Windshield Mounts
Standard
Windshield Mounts
-
Metallic
Yes
Metallic
-
Folding
Yes
Folding
-
Windshield Lowers
No
Windshield Lowers
No
Height Adjustable
No
Height Adjustable
No
Tinted
Yes
Tinted
No
Height
Mid
Height
-
Number Of Side Cases
0
Number Of Side Cases
-
Number Of Cupholders
0
Number Of Cupholders
-
Helmet Locks
Standard
Helmet Locks
-
Camouflage Trim
No
Camouflage Trim
No
Headlight Mounts
Standard
Headlight Mounts
-
Halogen Headlight (s)
Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)
-
Headlight (s)
Standard
Headlight (s)
-
Light Type
Halogen
Light Type
-
Adjustable
No
Adjustable
No
Power Outlet
Standard
Power Outlet
-
Adjustable Handlebars
Standard
Adjustable Handlebars
-
Adjustable Levers
Standard
Adjustable Levers
-
Handlebar Lock
Standard
Handlebar Lock
-
Dimensions
-
Dimensions
Standard
Weight
-
Weight
Standard
Capacities
-
Capacities
Standard
Performance
-
Performance
Standard
Length (in/mm)
-
Length (in/mm)
80.5 / 2044.7
Width (in/mm)
-
Width (in/mm)
33.1 / 840.7
Height (in/mm)
-
Height (in/mm)
47.2 / 1198.9
Wheelbase (in/mm)
-
Wheelbase (in/mm)
53.5 / 1358.9
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
-
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
11.8 / 299.7
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)
-
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)
253.6 / 115
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
-
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
1.7 / 6.4
Wheels
-
Wheels
Standard
Wheels Composition
-
Wheels Composition
Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless
-
Tube / Tubeless
Tubed
Tires
-
Tires
Standard
Front Tire Width
-
Front Tire Width
80
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
-
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
100
Front Tire Speed Rating
-
Front Tire Speed Rating
M
Front Wheel Diameter
-
Front Wheel Diameter
21
Rear Tire Width
-
Rear Tire Width
100
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
-
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
100
Rear Tire Speed Rating
-
Rear Tire Speed Rating
M
Rear Wheel Diameter
-
Rear Wheel Diameter
18
Front Wheel Width (in)
-
Front Wheel Width (in)
1.6
Rear Wheel Width (in)
-
Rear Wheel Width (in)
1.85
Front Tire (Full Spec)
-
Front Tire (Full Spec)
80/100 - 21 51M
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
-
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
100/100 - 18 59M
Satellite
-
Satellite
No
Paint
-
Paint
Standard
Metallic
-
Metallic
No
Decal Kit
-
Decal Kit
Standard