Vehicle Profile

The Kawasaki KLX®140R L is the off-road motorcycle that offers a low seat height, an electric start and confidence-inspiring handling. Lightweight and durable, this trailblazer is powered by a 144cc engine to deliver the smooth power and predictable acceleration that off-road trails demand. Featuring larger wheels and increased ground clearance, the KLX140R L provides a roomier riding position for taller riders.

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Top Features


  • Engine


    4-stroke single, SOHC, air-cooled



    Bore x Stroke

    58.0 x 54.4mm

    Compression Ratio


    Fuel System

    20mm Keihin carburetor


    Digital DC-CDI


    5-speed, return shift, with wet multi-disc manual clutch

  • Suspension

    Front Suspension / Wheel Travel

    33mm telescopic fork/7.1 in

    Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel

    Uni-Trak® linkage system and single shock with piggyback reservoir, fully adjustable preload and 22-way rebound damping/7.1 in

    Front Tire


    Rear Tire



    27°/3.8 in

    Ground Clearance

    10.0 in


    50.6 in

  • Totals

    Overall Length

    74.6 in

    Overall Width

    31.1 in

    Overall Height

    42.3 in

    Seat Height

    31.5 in

    Curb Weight

    209.4 lb**

    Fuel Capacity

    1.5 gal

  • General

    Final Drive


    Frame Type

    High-tensile steel, box-section perimeter

    Color Choices

    Lime Green

    Kawasaki Protection Plus (optional)

    12, 24, or 36 months

  • Brakes

    Front Brakes

    Single 220mm petal disc with a dual-piston caliper

    Rear Brakes

    Single 186mm petal disc with single-piston caliper

  • Guarantee


    6 Months

**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. ©2021 Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

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