Vehicle Profile

Responsive power, sharp handling and precise control reign supreme, making the Kawasaki KX™250 motorcycle the first choice for motocross riders all over the world. Known for its stable chassis and enduring performance, this championship-winning machine also features adjustable comfort settings to fit a wide range of riders. Step up into the ranks of champions with the KX250.

Take it for a ride today

Kawasaki Technology

  • tech-LT-BG/DualInjectors Created with Sketch.
  • tech-LT-BG/ErgoFit Created with Sketch.
  • tech-LT-BG/LaunchControl Created with Sketch.
  • Discover Kawasaki's Technology

Dual Injectors

Kawasaki's KX™250F was the first mass-production motocrosser to feature Dual Injectors. One injector is located downstream of the throttle valve (where injectors are located on standard FI systems) and a second is locate

More Information


ERGO-FIT is an interface system that allows a wide range of riders to feel at one with their machine.

More Information

Launch Control Mode

In motocross racing, getting a good start is critical. A few tenths of a second can make the difference between getting the holeshot or getting buried in the pack. In slippery conditions, getting the maximum drive from a motocross bike requires

More Information


  • Engine


    4-stroke, 1-cylinder, DOHC, water-cooled



    Bore x Stroke

    77.0 x 53.6mm

    Compression Ratio


    Fuel System

    DFI® with 43mm Keihin throttle body and dual injectors


    Digital DC-CDI


    5-speed, return shift

  • Suspension

    Rake / Trail

    28.4°/4.8 in

    Front Suspension / Wheel Travel

    48mm inverted Showa SFF telescopic fork with 40-way spring preload adjustability and 22-position compression and 20-position rebound damping adjustability/12.2 in

    Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel

    Uni-Trak® linkage system and Showa shock with 19-position low-speed and 4-turns high-speed compression damping, 22-position rebound damping, fully adjustable spring preload/12.2 in

    Front Tire


    Rear Tire


    Ground Clearance

    12.8 in


    58.2 in

  • Totals

    Overall Length

    85.5 in

    Overall Width

    32.5 in

    Overall Height

    50.0 in

    Seat Height

    37.2 in

    Curb Weight

    230.3 lb**

    Fuel Capacity

    1.69 gal

  • General

    Final Drive


    Frame Type

    Aluminum perimeter

    Color Choices

    Lime Green

    Kawasaki Protection Plus (optional)

    Not Available

  • Brakes

    Front Brakes

    Single semi-floating 270mm Braking® petal disc with dual-piston caliper

    Rear Brakes

    Single 240mm Braking® petal disc with single-piston caliper

  • Guarantee


    Not Available

**Curb weight includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90 percent capacity) and tool kit (if supplied).

Specifications subject to change

KAWASAKI CARES: Always wear a helmet, eye protection, and proper apparel. Never ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Read Owner’s Manual and all on-product warnings. Professional rider shown on a closed course. ©2020 Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

close spinner
three sixty view