Vehicle Profile

Take trail adventuring to the next level. The KLX®230R S motorcycle provides a lower seat option compared to the KLX230R motorcycle, while featuring the same trail-tuned long-travel suspension, light overall weight and generous ground clearance. Electric start makes powering up the 233cc fuel-injected engine easy and convenient. For getting off the grid, the KLX230R S is the ideal off-road adventure partner.

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Top Features


  • Engine


    4-stroke single, SOHC, air-cooled



    Bore x Stroke

    67.0 x 66.0mm

    Compression Ratio


    Fuel System

    DFI® with 32mm Keihin throttle body


    TCBI Electronic Advance


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

  • Suspension


    53.1 in

    Front Suspension / Wheel Travel

    37mm telescopic fork/8.7 in

    Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel

    Uni-Trak® linkage system and single shock with adjustable spring preload/8.8 in

    Front Tire


    Rear Tire



    25.7°/4.3 in

    Ground Clearance

    10.8 in

  • Totals

    Overall Length

    80.1 in

    Overall Width

    33.1 in

    Overall Height

    46.3 in

    Curb Weight

    253.6 lb / 262.3 lb. (50 State)**

    Seat Height

    35.4 in

  • General

    Final Drive


    Color Choices

    Lime Green

    Kawasaki Protection Plus (optional)

    12, 24, or 36 months

    Frame Type

    High-tensile steel, box-section perimeter

  • Brakes

    Front Brakes

    Single 240mm petal disc with a dual-piston caliper

    Rear Brakes

    Single 220mm 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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