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2020 Kawasaki KLX230 Dual Purpose Bike Review Specs Price

The brand new 2020 Kawasaki KLX230 Dual Purpose bikes are lightweight dual-sport bikes designed for off-road use. With a turkey engine, active chassis, and long-travel suspension, the KLX230 is designed for trail riding, allowing riders to get out of the city and enjoy the trails with confidence and ease. In the case of the Kawasaki KLX230 ABS, Kawasaki’s first dual-purpose anti-lock braking system has also been introduced to help riders feel more confident.

Kawasaki’s new KLX230 was designed to enjoy real dirt from the ground up, with the engine and the frame in mind. It’s 233cc air-cooled, 4-stroke single engine produces many performances from low to medium, and its basic design and light handling frame make it perfect for trail runs.

2020 Kawasaki KLX230 Dual Purpose Bike

2020 Kawasaki KLX230 Dual Purpose Bike – Features and Specs

Four Stroke Fuel Injected, Air Cooled Engine

KXTM Inspired Ergonomics Steel Perimeter Frame Long Travel Suspension Full Size Wheel Electric Start. Long-stroke engines have enough torque for a powerful pull on low to medium range with simple standard speed management and small throttle openings. Air-cooled only. SOHC architecture simplifies maintenance.

2020 Kawasaki KLX230 Dual Purpose Bike

DFI (KP) (Digital Fuel Injection) helps provide smooth, accurate throttle response for better tail engine control. Fuel injection ensures a constant supply of fuel by automatically adjusting for changes in air temperature and altitude, resulting in lower emissions. DFI provides a steady start whether the engine is hot or cold, and the engine is easy to start when paired with an electric starter button.


The brand new high tensile steel frame was designed with trail performance and rider confidence. The structure and engine were built together. Engine height was reduced to help create a suitable frame line for maximum hardness balance and center of gravity.

The frame was also designed so that riders could easily hold it with their legs for better control and input. The somewhat flat seat design, paired with a flush seam between the shroud, seat, and side cover, enhances ride control and provides flexibility in movement.

2020 Kawasaki KLX230 Dual Purpose Bike

The short wheelbase helps move the trail. Long-distance suspension enhances trail ride performance by providing adequate ground clearance.

The preload can be adjusted on the gas pressure single rear shock to help riders adjust the bike according to their weight. Petal disc brakes provide reliable braking. Full-size aluminum wheels, 21 inches front and 18 inches of rear improve trail riding ability.

The aesthetic elements of Kawasaki KXTM offer a vibrant and aggressive look. The speedometer, odometer, twin trip meter, fuel gauge, clock, and indicator lamp are displayed on a large, easy-to-read LCD screen on the digital instrument panel. A large, bright headlight provides the best light with a 55 / 60W halogen bulb.

2020 Kawasaki KLX230 Dual Purpose Bike – Price

An all-new 2020 Kawasaki KLX230 Dual Purpose Motorcycle is available at $4599 only.

2020 Kawasaki KLX230 Dual Purpose Bike

2020 Kawasaki KLX230 Dual Purpose Bike – Technical Specifications


Engine 4-stroke, 1-cylinder, SOHC, air-cooled
Displacement 233cc
Bore x Stroke 67.0 x 66.0mm
Compression Ratio 9.4:1
Fuel System DFI w/32mm Throttle Body
Ignition TCBI Electronic Advance
Transmission Six-speed with wet multi-disc manual clutch
Final Drive Chain


Front Suspension / Wheel Travel 37mm telescopic fork/8.8 in
Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel Uni-Trak linkage system & the single shock with preload adjustability/8.8 inches
Front Tire 2.75 x 21
Rear Tire 4.10 x 18
Front Brakes Single 265mm petal disc including a dual-piston caliper
Rear Brakes Single 220mm petal disc including single-piston caliper

2020 Kawasaki KLX230 Dual Purpose Bike


Frame Type High-tensile steel perimeter
Rake/Trail 27.5°/4.6 in
Overall Length 82.9 in.
Overall Width 32.9 in.
Overall Height 45.9 in.
Ground Clearance 10.4 in.
Seat Height 34.8 in.
Curb Weight 293.3 lb. / 297.7 lb. CA model
Fuel Capacity 2.0 gal.
Wheelbase 54.3 in.
Color Choices Lime Green
Warranty 12 Months
Kawasaki Protection Plus™ (optional) 12, 24, or 36 months

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