Engine 4-stroke, 1-cylinder, SOHC
Bore x Stroke 72.7 x 65.2mm
Compression Ratio 11.0:1
Maximum Torque 15.9 lb-ft @ 6500 rpm
Fuel System Keihin CVK32 carburetor
Ignition DC-CDI
Transmission Automatic CVT with centrifugal clutch (H,L,N,R)
Final Drive 2WD, Shaft
Displacement 271cc

Front Suspension / Wheel Travel Independent double wishbone/5.2 in
Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel Swingarm/5.6 in
Front Tire AT 22 x 7-10 Maxxis tubeless
Rear Tire AT 22 x 10-10 Maxxis tubeless
Front Brakes Dual 180mm discs
Rear Brakes Single 180mm disc
Ground Clearance 6.1 in
Starting System Electric
Fuel Capacity 3.2 gal
Electronic Power Steering (EPS) No
Turning Radius 9.2 ft
Towing Capacity 500 lb
Total Rack Capacity 110 lb
Rack Capacity, Front/Rear 44/66 lb
Lighting (2) 35W headlights, 5W taillight and 21W stoplight

Frame Type Double cradle, steel
Track Front/Rear 33.5/32.7 in
Overall Length 75.4 in
Overall Width 42.5 in
Overall Height 46.1 in
Seat Height 33.3 in
Curb Weight 535.8 lb*
Wheelbase 45.9 in
Instruments Speedometer, odometer, clock, fuel gauge and coolant temp light
Color Choices Firecracker Red, Grayish Blue
Warranty 12 Month Limited Warranty
Kawasaki Protection Plus™ (optional) 12, 24, 36, or 48 months
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  • HARD WORK MADE EASY: Easy-to-view multi-function display boasts high tech while full floorboards help protect feet.

  • SURE HANDLING: A wide stable stance, single shock rear suspension and independent A-arm front suspension soak up the bumps and offers sporty handling.

  • RELIABLE MUSCLE: Front and rear racks can take on 44 and 66 pounds, respectively, while this compact workhorse can tow another 500 pounds.

  • SMOOTH & SPORTY: A powerful, sporty 271cc liquid-cooled, four-stroke engine with electric start is paired with an ultra-smooth automatic Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with centrifugal clutch offering HI/LO ranges and reverse.