Kawasaki KLX250

4.27 | 11 Review(s)
RM 22,425 Expected Price in Kuala Lumpur
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Kawasaki KLX250 Pros & Cons

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Things we like in KLX250

Great ergonomics

Lots of adjustability in suspension

Cheaper than the closest competitor

Things we don't like in KLX250

Slightly heavy

Steel handlebars are viby and bendy

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The Kawasaki KLX250 is a dual-purpose motorcycle, meant both for city riding and casual off-road adventures. The mid-size dirt bike comes with high ground clearance and light kerb weight. The bike is equipped with a fuel-injected, 1-cylinder, 249cc engine which is paired with a 6-speed transmission. The bike has compression damping and spring-preload adjustable front suspension, while the rear unit is linkage-assisted and fully adjustable. Major features of the two-wheeler include disc brakes on both wheels and an 8-liter fuel tank. The Kawasaki Protection Plus package is available as an option. The Kawasaki KLX250 is priced at RM 22,425.

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Kawasaki KLX250 Videos

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  • 2015 Kawasaki KLX250 walk around & details
    2015 Kawasaki KLX250 walk around & details
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    Kawasaki KLX 250s 2015 a 2016 Colombia, Precio, Ficha tecnica,Video HD 1080p
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  • 2014 Kawasaki KLX250 Enduro Walkaround - 2013 EICMA Milano Motorcycle Exhibition
    2014 Kawasaki KLX250 Enduro Walkaround - 2013 EICMA Milano Motorcycle Exhibition
    16 Oct, 2015 .
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    Kawasaki KLX 250S
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  • WRR54: Riding the Kawasaki KLX 250S
    WRR54: Riding the Kawasaki KLX 250S
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  • 2010 Kawasaki KLX™250S - Official Preview
    2010 Kawasaki KLX™250S - Official Preview
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    Kawasaki KLX250
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Kawasaki KLX250 Review

Kawasaki has been championing the cause of dual sports bikes in Malaysia for a long time now. Along with Honda’s CRF250FL and some KTMs, there is not much to choose from when you want something that can be taken offroad. Nevertheless, the Kawasaki was always a great bike and has remained so with many small changes over the years. The biggest of these changes was the inclusion of fuel injection. Selling for around RM 21,000, the bike is well designed for its purpose and comes with sufficient goodies too. Its slightly cheaper price compared to the Honda have kept this bike relevant even today. Let's’ find out more about the bike.

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Kawasaki KLX250 Design

For bikes like this, form has to follow function. The ergonomics and the dimensions of a bike can very easily ruin the whole experience. Thankfully Kawasaki knows what they are doing. It is compact with its 2,200 mm length, 820 mm width and 1,205 mm height with a wheelbase of 1,430 mm. It has a massive 285 mm of ground clearance and high seat at 890 mm. While seeming high, this is less than a full on motocross or dirt bike and therefore should be easier to ride. Even the kerb weight is just 138 kgs.  As for styling, there is some, but it is all very functional and minimal. There is a new front cowl and headlight tucked into the redesigned fender. The front forks also get KX style protectors to keep them from getting damaged. The rear section gets a two-piece fender with the high exhaust peeking out from next to it. Sharing space with the squarish taillight is a small bag for utilities. Instrumentation is sleek and fully digital, which is good for getting information with a quick glance. It includes digital bar graph tachometer, speedometer, clock and dual trip meters. You may have noticed that the fuel gauge isn’t mentioned in that list, as it’s not present. The front gets a 21-inch spoked wheel with a 80/100 tyre and the rear gets a 18-inch wheel with 120/90 tyre. Tyres are semi knobbly for both road and trail use. The one niggle that can be brought out is the small size of the foot pegs which can get annoying.

KLX250 Ride & Handling

The KLX 250 gets its frame from the bigger KLX 300. It uses a tubular section high tensile steel perimeter frame. Same goes for handlebars. While alloys would have been better in keeping out vibrations and maintaining their shape, these are perfectly fine given the price. The bike stays rigid in straight line dashes. The ergonomics of the bike are focused on giving a relaxed ride. The new handlebar is straighter and better suited for up and down movement of the hand on trails. The best however is the level of suspension adjustability afforded on this bike. The front gets 43 mm Up-Side Down (USD) telescopic forks with 16-way compression damping adjustment. The rear gets Uni-Trak shock absorber attached to the swing arm, which is 16-way adjustable for rebound, compression damping and fully adjustable for spring preload. The Honda, by comparison, is nowhere close in this area.  The slim profile, high seat height and the suspension make it very easy to ride off-road. The suspension feels balanced and plush, also avoids diving while accelerating or braking. This gives the bike, confidence inspiring and a planted feel. It could, however, lose some weight which will improve its ability to go over obstacles and braking.

Kawasaki KLX250 Engine & Fuel Consumption

The engine is the same as before, DOHC 249 cc, single cylinder, with 4 valves per cylinder albeit with a few important changes. Biggest of these is the Keihin fuel injection system with 34 mm throttle bodies. This helps easy starts, good throttle response and better fuel economy. It delivers 22 ps of power at 7500 rpm and 21 Nm of torque at 7000 rpm. The engine is equipped with dual small and tight, high capacity Denso radiators. Power is delivered using a 6-speed transmission. Majority of the grunt is available in the mid-range between 5000 and 7000 rpm. Power delivery is smooth and learner friendly. There is a 7.7-litre fuel tank that lasts for a long time. Overall just the kind of performance expected from a dual sport bike.

KLX250 Braking & Safety

Impressive braking performance is afforded courtesy of petal discs front and rear. The front gets 250 mm disc with a twin-piston calliper while the rear gets a 240 mm disc with a single piston calliper.  

Kawasaki KLX250 Verdict

On the whole, the KLX 250 is an easy to ride off-roader. Kawasaki has worked hard to provide it with the ergonomics that will suit a wide variety of riding styles and a lot of adjustabilities too. The bike is also very cheap compared to its next-door neighbour. It’s not perfect, but it is pretty close.

User Reviews of Kawasaki KLX250

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  • lightweight bike that offers easy to handling feature

    I have bought this bike for almost a decade now. You can guess well how much satisfied I am with the choice that I didn’t think of replacing this...

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    Syamel Sep 15, 2022 for Kawasaki KLX250
  • Kawasaki’s first on and off-roading motorcycle

    The Kawasaki KLX 250 is a unique offering that comes from the house of the automaker. The bike is reliable, fast, and effective. No matter where you...

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    Cantona Jul 14, 2022 for Kawasaki KLX250
  • The X-factor

    The Kawasaki KLX250 has long been my companion for off-roading! Over the years, I’ve always been a fan of how the bike operates in the most extreme...

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    Johan Apr 25, 2022 for Kawasaki KLX250
  • Real dual-purpose

    All-round efficiency is what you get from the Kawasaki KLX250. It’s actually a dual-sport bike, meaning you can ride it on the dirt and street with...

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    Hadees Jan 15, 2022 for Kawasaki KLX250
  • A well-built and reliable bike

    The lightweight and durable frame of the KLX250 makes it a great bike for new riders. You may test it over the most adverse terrains and I guarantee...

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    Musawwir Nov 19, 2021 for Kawasaki KLX250
  • Lightweight, easy to handle

    I have been using the Kawasaki KLX250 for the past 3 years. I am a big fan of motocross bikes and this one perfectly fits my riding style. The...

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    Ehtisham Oct 06, 2021 for Kawasaki KLX250
  • The ultimate dirt rally bike

    Kawasaki’s entire lineup of dirt bikes is very impressive. You know, being a professional offroad rally racer, I have ridden quite a few dirt...

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    Khairul Jul 09, 2021 for Kawasaki KLX250
  • The state of joy

    I have always been fond of racer bikes. Although my parents straightway denied buying me one, I did several part-time jobs along with my studies to...

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    Anderson May 15, 2021 for Kawasaki KLX250
  • Improved Keihin Technology

    The Japanese bike maker Kawasaki, have been championing the segment of off-road bikes for quite some time in Malaysia. Among the various models, KLX...

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    Yazid Mar 25, 2021 for Kawasaki KLX250
  • This bike is a pocket rocket

    A mini version of the KLX450R, the Kawasaki KLX250 bike is a pocket rocket. I have been an owner of the bike for over a year and been using it for...

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    Yaqeen Oct 10, 2020 for Kawasaki KLX250
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Kawasaki KLX250 Questions & Answers (FAQs)

What is the Kawasaki KLX250 Seat Height?

The Kawasaki KLX250 seat height is 890 mm .

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What is the Weight of Kawasaki KLX250?

The kerb weight of Kawasaki KLX250 is 138 kg .

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What is the Power Output of Kawasaki KLX250?

The maximum power output of Kawasaki KLX250 is 21.6 hp and the maximum torque is 21 Nm .

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What are the Dimensions of Kawasaki KLX250?

The Kawasaki KLX250 dimensions are as follows - Height: 1205 mm , Length: 2200 mm , Width: 820 mm .

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What is the Engine Displacement of Kawasaki KLX250?

The Kawasaki KLX250 has a 249 cc Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke, 4-Valves DOHC, Liquid-Cooled engine.

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What is the Tyre Type of Kawasaki KLX250?

The Kawasaki KLX250 has Radial Tyre Type.

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