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Model Type
Cruiser
Model Type
-
MSRP
$8,999
MSRP
-
Warranty
12
Warranty
-
Insurance
Insurance
-
Finance
Finance
-
Generic Type (Primary)
Cruiser
Generic Type (Primary)
Youth
Manufacturer Country
Japan
Manufacturer Country
Japan
Parent Company
Kawasaki
Parent Company
Kawasaki
Display Name
Vulcan(R) 1500 Classic
Display Name
KX™ 85
Year
2004
Year
2023
Make
Kawasaki
Make
Kawasaki
Photo Gallery
-
Photo Gallery
Standard
Representative Image
-
Representative Image
No
Engine Type
V Twin
Engine Type
Single-Cylinder
Cylinders
2
Cylinders
1
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Engine Stroke
2-Stroke
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)
83 / 112.5
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)
-
Torque RPM
3000
Torque RPM
-
Cooling
Liquid
Cooling
Liquid
Valves
8
Valves
-
Valves Per Cylinder
4
Valves Per Cylinder
-
Valve Configuration
SOHC
Valve Configuration
Reed Valve
Bore (mm/in)
102 / 4.02
Bore (mm/in)
48.5 / 1.91
Stroke (mm/in)
90 / 3.55
Stroke (mm/in)
-
Displacement (cc/ci)
1470 / 90
Displacement (cc/ci)
84 / 5.1
Compression Ratio
8.6:1
Compression Ratio
10.9:1
Starter
Electric
Starter
Kick
Fuel Requirements
Regular
Fuel Requirements
Regular
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Type
Gas / Oil Injected
Carburetion Brand
Keihin
Carburetion Brand
Keihin
Fuel Injector
No
Fuel Injector
No
Carburetor
Yes
Carburetor
Yes
Number Of Carburetors
1
Number Of Carburetors
1
Carburetor Size (mm)
40
Carburetor Size (mm)
28
Carburetion Type
Carburetor
Carburetion Type
Carburetor
Engine
-
Engine
Standard
Carburetion
-
Carburetion
Standard
Stroke (in/mm)
-
Stroke (in/mm)
1.8 / 45.8
Compression Ratio (Secondary)
-
Compression Ratio (Secondary)
9.0:1
Transmission Type
Manual
Transmission Type
Manual
Number Of Speeds
5
Number Of Speeds
6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Shaft
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Chain
Reverse
No
Reverse
No
Transmission
-
Transmission
Standard
Overdrive
-
Overdrive
Yes
Wheels Composition
Steel
Wheels Composition
-
Tube / Tubeless
Tubed
Tube / Tubeless
-
Front Tire Width
130
Front Tire Width
-
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
90
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
-
Front Wheel Diameter
16
Front Wheel Diameter
-
Rear Tire Width
150
Rear Tire Width
-
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
80
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
-
Rear Wheel Diameter
16
Rear Wheel Diameter
-
Front Tire (Full Spec)
130/90 R16
Front Tire (Full Spec)
-
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
150/80 R16
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
-
Front Brake Type
Disc
Front Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Brakes
-
Brakes
Standard
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
-
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
8.7 / 220
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
-
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
7.2 / 184
Front Suspension Type
Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Type
Inverted Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
1.6 / 41
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
1.4 / 36
Front Travel (in/mm)
5.9 / 150
Front Travel (in/mm)
10.8 / 274.3
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load
No
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load
No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping
No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Front Central Suspension Strut
No
Front Central Suspension Strut
No
Rear Suspension Type
Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Suspension Type
Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)
3.4 / 86
Rear Travel (in/mm)
10.8 / 274.3
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
2
Number Rear Shock Absorbers
1
Steering Damper
-
Steering Damper
No
Rear Suspension Brand Name
-
Rear Suspension Brand Name
UNI-TRAK®
Rear Suspension Material
-
Rear Suspension Material
Aluminum
Air Adjustable
-
Air Adjustable
No
Steering Control
Handlebar
Steering Control
Handlebar
Length (ft)
8.2
Length (ft)
-
Width (in/mm)
38 / 965
Width (in/mm)
-
Height (in/mm)
43.3 / 1100
Height (in/mm)
-
Wheelbase (in/mm)
64.5 / 1638
Wheelbase (in/mm)
-
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
4.9 / 124
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
-
Length (ft/ft)
8
Length (ft/ft)
-
Length (ft/in)
2.4
Length (ft/in)
-
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)
644 / 292
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)
-
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
4.2 / 16
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
-
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)
2.28
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)
-
Seat Type
One-Piece
Seat Type
One-Piece
Adjustable
No
Adjustable
No
Seat Material
Vinyl
Seat Material
Vinyl
Seat Location
Driver and Passenger
Seat Location
Driver
Folding
No
Folding
No
Seat Height (in/mm)
27.6 / 701
Seat Height (in/mm)
32.7 / 830.6
Number Of Seats
2
Number Of Seats
1
Detachable Passenger Seat
Standard
Detachable Passenger Seat
-
Grab Rail or Strap
Standard
Grab Rail or Strap
-
Seat Specifications
-
Seat Specifications
Standard
Backrest Logo Plate
-
Backrest Logo Plate
No
Lumbar Adjustment
-
Lumbar Adjustment
No
Detachable
-
Detachable
No
Frame
Steel
Frame
Steel
Hand Grips
Standard
Hand Grips
Standard
Foot Peg Location
Driver and Passenger
Foot Peg Location
Driver
Engine Case Guard
Yes
Engine Case Guard
-
Fork Guards
No
Fork Guards
Yes
Hand Guards
No
Hand Guards
-
Brush Guard
No
Brush Guard
-
Light Guard
No
Light Guard
No
Front Fender
Standard
Front Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Top Crown
Standard
Top Crown
-
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
Adjustable
-
Adjustable
No
Exterior Guards
-
Exterior Guards
Standard
Belt Guard
-
Belt Guard
No
Drive Shaft Guard
-
Drive Shaft Guard
No
Exhaust Guard
-
Exhaust Guard
Yes
Saddle Bag Guard
-
Saddle Bag Guard
No
Exterior Covers
-
Exterior Covers
Standard
Pocket
-
Pocket
No
Stand
-
Stand
Standard
Tachometer
Standard
Tachometer
-
Speedometer
Standard
Speedometer
-
Fuel Level Warning Type
Gauge
Fuel Level Warning Type
-
Warranty (Months)
12
Warranty (Months)
-
Battery Warranty (Months)
0
Battery Warranty (Months)
-
Price
-
Price
Standard
MSRP
-
MSRP
$4,699
Destination Charge
-
Destination Charge
245
Paint
Standard
Paint
-
Halogen Headlight (s)
Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)
-
Headlight (s)
Standard
Headlight (s)
-
Light Type
Halogen
Light Type
-
Folding
Yes
Folding
-
Tinted
-
Tinted
No
Height Adjustable
-
Height Adjustable
No
Windshield Lowers
-
Windshield Lowers
No
Dimensions
-
Dimensions
Standard
Weight
-
Weight
Standard
Capacities
-
Capacities
Standard
Performance
-
Performance
Standard
Length (in/mm)
-
Length (in/mm)
72 / 1828.8
Width (in/mm)
-
Width (in/mm)
30.1 / 764.5
Height (in/mm)
-
Height (in/mm)
43.3 / 1099.8
Wheelbase (in/mm)
-
Wheelbase (in/mm)
49.8 / 1264.9
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
-
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
11.4 / 289.6
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)
-
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)
165.3 / 75
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
-
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
1.3 / 5
Wheels
-
Wheels
Standard
Wheels Composition
-
Wheels Composition
Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless
-
Tube / Tubeless
Tubed
Tires
-
Tires
Standard
Tire Brand
-
Tire Brand
Dunlop®
Front Tire Width
-
Front Tire Width
70
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
-
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
100
Front Tire Speed Rating
-
Front Tire Speed Rating
M
Front Wheel Diameter
-
Front Wheel Diameter
17
Rear Tire Width
-
Rear Tire Width
90
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
-
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
100
Rear Tire Speed Rating
-
Rear Tire Speed Rating
M
Rear Wheel Diameter
-
Rear Wheel Diameter
14
Front Wheel Width (in)
-
Front Wheel Width (in)
1.4
Rear Wheel Width (in)
-
Rear Wheel Width (in)
1.6
Front Tire (Full Spec)
-
Front Tire (Full Spec)
Dunlop® 70/100R 17 40M
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
-
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
Dunlop® 90/100R 14 49M
Camouflage Trim
-
Camouflage Trim
No
Adjustable
-
Adjustable
No
Satellite
-
Satellite
No
Paint
-
Paint
Standard
Metallic
-
Metallic
No
Decal Kit
-
Decal Kit
Standard