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2021 Kawasaki KLX230 Dirt Bike Review Specs Price

The 2021 Kawasaki KLX230 Dirt Bike is designed to take dual-purpose motorcyclists to a place they have never been. This street-legal, dual-purpose motorbike was inspired by the KX Line and Kawasaki’s racing pedigree to allow riders to travel out of town and enjoy the trails confidently. The 233cc fuel-injected air-cooled engine is mated to an easy-to-use smooth-shifting six-speed transmission and manual clutch, as well as a compact steel perimeter frame, all designed with trail riding in mind. The off-road capability of the KLX230 motorcycle has been enhanced with complete-size wheels, long-ride suspension, and ample ground clearance.

2021 Kawasaki KLX230 Dirt Bike – Specs and Price

2021 Kawasaki KLX230 Dirt Bike

Unique Key Features

  1. Four-stroke fuel injected, air-cooled engine
  2. KX Inspired Ergonomics Steel Perimeter Frame
  3. Long Travel Suspension
  4. Full-Size Wheel
  5. Electric Start


Long-stroke engines have low torque for easy low-speed management in common to mid-range and a strong pull when the slight throttle opens.

Air-cooled only and SOHC architecture simplifies maintenance.

DFI helps offer smooth, accurate throttle response for better tail engine control. Fuel injection automatically adjusts for changes in air temperature and altitude to ensure a steady fuel flow, resulting in lower emissions.

DFI ensures a steady start whether the engine is hot or cold, and the engine is easy to start when paired with the electric starter button.


The brand new high tensile steel frame was designed with trail performance and rider confidence in mind.

2021 Kawasaki KLX230 Dirt Bike

The frame and engine were built together. Engine height was decreased to help create a suitable frame line for maximum hardness balance and center of gravity.

The frame was also designed so riders could easily hold it with their legs for ultimate control and input. An all-new flat seat design, paired with a flush seam between the shroud, seat and side cover, improves ride control and provides freedom of movement.

The short wheelbase helps in the overall movement of the trail.

Long-distance suspension enhances trail ride performance by offering adequate ground clearance.

The rear suspension system of the new Uni-Trak (KP) provides a smooth ride on small pieces while strong enough to handle large ones.

The preload can be adjusted on the gas pressure single rear shock to help riders adjust the motorcycle according to weight.

Petal disc brakes provide reliable braking.

2021 Kawasaki KLX230 Dirt Bike

2021 Kawasaki KLX230 Dirt Bike – Price

The new 2021 Kawasaki KLX230 Dirt Bike is available at $4,599 only.

2021 Kawasaki KLX230 Dirt 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 & a solo 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 with a dual-piston caliper
Rear Brakes Single 220mm petal disc with single-piston caliper

2021 Kawasaki KLX230 Dirt 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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