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Model Type
Cruiser
Model Type
Cruiser
MSRP
$14,399
MSRP
$15,199
Warranty
24
Warranty
12
Insurance
Insurance
Finance
Finance
Generic Type (Primary)
Cruiser
Generic Type (Primary)
Cruiser
Manufacturer Country
Japan
Manufacturer Country
Japan
Introduction Year
2009
Introduction Year
2006
Parent Company
Kawasaki
Parent Company
Kawasaki
Display Name
Vulcan(R) 1700 Nomad
Display Name
Vulcan(R) 2000 Classic LT
Year
2009
Year
2009
Make
Kawasaki
Make
Kawasaki
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age
-
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age
16
Engine Type
V Twin
Engine Type
V Twin
Cylinders
2
Cylinders
2
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)
108 / 146.4
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)
141 / 191.2
Torque RPM
2750
Torque RPM
2800
Cooling
Liquid
Cooling
Liquid / Air
Valves
8
Valves
8
Valves Per Cylinder
4
Valves Per Cylinder
4
Valve Configuration
SOHC
Valve Configuration
OHV - Pushrod
Bore (mm/in)
102 / 4.02
Bore (mm/in)
103 / 4.06
Stroke (mm/in)
104 / 4.09
Stroke (mm/in)
123.2 / 4.85
Displacement (cc/ci)
1700 / 103.7
Displacement (cc/ci)
2053 / 125.3
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
Starter
Electric
Starter
Electric
Fuel Requirements
Regular
Fuel Requirements
Regular
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Injector
Yes
Fuel Injector
Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)
42
Fuel Injector Size (mm)
46
Carburetor
No
Carburetor
No
Carburetion Type
Fuel Injected
Carburetion Type
Fuel Injected
Horsepower (bhp/kW)
-
Horsepower (bhp/kW)
113.9 / 85
Horsepower RPM
-
Horsepower RPM
5000
Carburetion Brand
-
Carburetion Brand
Keihin
Transmission Type
Manual
Transmission Type
Manual
Number Of Speeds
6
Number Of Speeds
5
Overdrive
Yes
Overdrive
Yes
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Belt
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Belt
Reverse
No
Reverse
No
Wheels Composition
Aluminum
Wheels Composition
Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless
Tubeless
Tube / Tubeless
Tubeless
Front Tire Width
130
Front Tire Width
150
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
90
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
80
Front Wheel Diameter
16
Front Wheel Diameter
16
Rear Tire Width
170
Rear Tire Width
200
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
70
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
60
Rear Wheel Diameter
16
Rear Wheel Diameter
16
Front Tire (Full Spec)
130/90 R16
Front Tire (Full Spec)
150/80 R16
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
170/70 R16
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
200/60 R16
Chromed
-
Chromed
Yes
Front Brake Type
Dual Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Type
Dual Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
11.8 / 300
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
11.8 / 300
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
11.8 / 300
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
12.6 / 320
Front Suspension Type
Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Type
Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
1.8 / 43
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
1.9 / 49
Front Travel (in/mm)
5.5 / 139.7
Front Travel (in/mm)
5.9 / 149.9
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)
3.9 / 99.1
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load
No
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load
Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers
2
Number Rear Shock Absorbers
1
Rear Suspension Material
Steel
Rear Suspension Material
Steel
Air Adjustable
Yes
Air Adjustable
No
Steering Control
Handlebar
Steering Control
Handlebar
Length (ft)
8.2
Length (ft)
8.32
Width (in/mm)
40.4 / 1026.2
Width (in/mm)
40.4 / 1025
Height (in/mm)
57.7 / 1465.6
Height (in/mm)
58.3 / 1480.8
Wheelbase (in/mm)
65.6 / 1666.2
Wheelbase (in/mm)
68.3 / 1734.8
Length (ft/ft)
8
Length (ft/ft)
8
Length (ft/in)
2.4
Length (ft/in)
3.8
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)
833.5 / 378.1
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)
884.2 / 401.1
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
5.3 / 20.1
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
5.5 / 20.8
Performance
Standard
Performance
-
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
-
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
5.3 / 135
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)
-
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)
796 / 361.1
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)
-
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)
2.58
Seat Type
Two-Piece
Seat Type
Two-Piece
Adjustable
No
Adjustable
No
Seat Material
Vinyl
Seat Material
Vinyl
Seat Location
Driver and Passenger
Seat Location
Driver and Passenger
Folding
No
Folding
No
Seat Height (in/mm)
28.7 / 729
Seat Height (in/mm)
26.8 / 680.7
Number Of Seats
2
Number Of Seats
2
Detachable Passenger Seat
Standard
Detachable Passenger Seat
Standard
Backrest Type
Detachable
Backrest Type
Detachable
Backrest Location
Passenger
Backrest Location
Passenger
Lumbar Adjustment
No
Lumbar Adjustment
No
Grab Rail or Strap
Standard
Grab Rail or Strap
Standard
Backrest Logo Plate
-
Backrest Logo Plate
Yes
Frame
Steel
Frame
Steel
Floor Board Location
Driver and Passenger
Floor Board Location
Driver and Passenger
Hand Grips
Standard
Hand Grips
Standard
Chain Guard
No
Chain Guard
No
Drive Shaft Guard
No
Drive Shaft Guard
No
Engine Case Guard
Yes
Engine Case Guard
-
Fork Guards
Yes
Fork Guards
Yes
Saddle Bag Guard
No
Saddle Bag Guard
-
Tank Guard
No
Tank Guard
-
Belt Guard
No
Belt Guard
-
Hand Guards
No
Hand Guards
No
Brush Guard
No
Brush Guard
No
Light Guard
No
Light Guard
No
Side Cover
Yes
Side Cover
-
Front Fender
Standard
Front Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Top Crown
Standard
Top Crown
Standard
Stand Type
Kick
Stand Type
Kick
Handlebars
Standard
Handlebars
Standard
Wind Deflector
Standard
Wind Deflector
-
License Plate
Standard
License Plate
Standard
Exterior Covers
-
Exterior Covers
Standard
Digital Instrumentation
Standard
Digital Instrumentation
Standard
Clock
Standard
Clock
Standard
Trip Odometer
Standard
Trip Odometer
Standard
Trip Computer
Standard
Trip Computer
-
Speedometer
Standard
Speedometer
Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type
Gauge
Fuel Level Warning Type
Gauge
Tachometer
-
Tachometer
Standard
Temperature Warning Type
-
Temperature Warning Type
Light
Warranty (Months/Condition)
24 / Limited
Warranty (Months/Condition)
12 / Limited
Battery Warranty (Months)
0
Battery Warranty (Months)
0
Saddle Bag Mounts
Standard
Saddle Bag Mounts
Standard
Windshield Mounts
Standard
Windshield Mounts
Standard
Paint
Standard
Paint
Standard
Folding
Yes
Folding
Yes
Windshield Lowers
Yes
Windshield Lowers
-
Height Adjustable
Yes
Height Adjustable
Yes
Tinted
Yes
Tinted
Yes
Height
High
Height
High
Side Case Material
Vinyl
Side Case Material
-
Number Of Side Cases
2
Number Of Side Cases
-
Hard Side Case Capacity (gal/l)
8.6 / 38
Hard Side Case Capacity (gal/l)
-
Location
Left and Right Side
Location
Left and Right Side
Side Storage Mount
Standard
Side Storage Mount
Standard
Underseat Storage
Standard
Underseat Storage
-
Lockable Storage
Standard
Lockable Storage
-
Helmet Locks
Standard
Helmet Locks
-
Helmet Storage
Standard
Helmet Storage
-
Saddle Bag (s)
-
Saddle Bag (s)
Standard
Saddle Bag Material
-
Saddle Bag Material
Leather
Saddle Bag Trim
-
Saddle Bag Trim
Studded
Number Of Saddle Bags
-
Number Of Saddle Bags
2
Leather Storage
-
Leather Storage
Standard
Headlight Mounts
Standard
Headlight Mounts
Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)
Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)
Standard
Headlight (s)
Standard
Headlight (s)
Standard
Light Type
Halogen
Light Type
Halogen
Cruise Control
Standard
Cruise Control
-
Handlebar Lock
Standard
Handlebar Lock
Standard