The 2013 Kawasaki KLX®250S offers the dual-sport fun with light and nimble on the trails, reliable liquid-cooled motorcycle with an efficient workday commuter. The 249cc engine is mounted in a light, high-tensile steel perimeter frame, yielding a low center of gravity that translates into better maneuvering on tight trails. The 34mm semi-flat slide Keihin CVK carburetor provides easy to use response and a broad, smooth power delivery. As on previous model, the straight-line stability is enhanced by a rigid square-section main frame, and a lightweight aluminum swingarm employing a highly rigid D-shaped cross section. KX™-racing type chain adjusters allow for precise chain adjustments. An aggressive styled bodywork finishes off this powerful and rugged package, make it one of good choices among the others on the same class such as Yamaha XT 250, Suzuki Trojan, and Honda CRF250L. The rigors of off-road motorcycling dictate additional protection for the exposed underside of the machine, it comes standard with an aluminum engine guard to protect its crankcase during off-road adventures. Check more detail specification and features on 2013 Kawasaki KLX®250S.
2013 Kawasaki KLX250S Specification
Engine Type – Four-stroke, Liquid-Cooled, DOHC, four-valve single
Displacement – 249cc
Bore x Stroke – 72.0 x 61.2mm
Compression Ratio – 11.0:1
Ignition – Digital CDI
Cooling System – Liquid
Carburetor – Keihin CVK34
Transmission – Six-speed
Final Drive – Chain
Chassis and Dimension
Available Colors – Lime Green, Bright White
Frame Type – Semi-double cradle, high-tensile steel
Front Suspension/Wheel Travel – 43mm inverted cartridge fork with 16-way compression damping adjustment/10.0 in.
Rear Suspension/Wheel Travel – Uni-Trak® with adjustable preload, 16-way compression and rebound damping adjustment/9.1 in.
Front Tire Size – 80/100×21
Rear Tire Size – 100/100×18
Front Brake – 250mm semi-floating petal disc with two-piston hydraulic caliper
Rear Brake – 240mm petal disc with single-piston hydraulic caliper Fuel Capacity – 2.0 gal.
Rake/Trail – 26.5 degrees/4.1 in.
Length – 86.6 in.
Width – 32.3 in.
Height – 47.4 in.
Seat Height – 35.0 in.
Ground Clearance – 11.2 in.
Wheelbase – 56.3 in.
Curb Weight – 297.7 lbs.
2013 Kawasaki KLX®250S Features
Engine and Transmission – Compact engine design is lightweight and high revving, with a broad torque curve and good mass centralization for superior handling. Lightweight piston, piston pin and connecting rod enable higher revs for maximum power. Aluminum cylinder features electro-fusion coating, which allows a tight clearance between piston and cylinder for greater horsepower and increased engine life. 34mm semi-flat slide Keihin CVK carburetor delivers the optimum amount of fuel at all RPM, resulting in improved throttle response, greater power and excellent fuel economy. Six-speed transmission allows engine’s full potential to be used and it provides excellent acceleration as well as relaxed highway cruising.
Chassis and Suspension – Lightweight, high-tensile steel for amazing rigidity, no down-tubes for lower engine placement and lower center of gravity as well as ample ground clearance. Lightweight aluminum D-section swing-arm is highly rigid and reduces unsprung weight. Rear fender is a two-piece unit featuring a sharp taillight design that offers great visibility and further contributes to the aggressive styling. 43mm inverted cartridge fork offers excellent rigidity and consistent damping performance, and 10.0-inch wheel travel means straight-line stability, great handling and a low seat height. 16-way compression damping adjustment allows tuning for differences in rider weight and terrain. All-digital instrument console gives a clear-view information, including a digital bar graph tachometer, digital speedometer, clock, and dual trip meters. Front and rear disc brakes offer impressive stopping performance on 2013 Kawasaki KLX®250S.