Kawasaki D-Tracker 250 (KLX250SF, D-Tracker X): review, history, specs


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Class: motard

Production: 1998-2003 (Japan); 2004+ (Thailand)

Also called: D-Tracker 250, KLX250SF, Suzuki SB250, D-Tracker X

Models
Kawasaki D-Tracker 250

1998-2007

(Japan, Greece)

Kawasaki D-Tracker 250 (KLX250SF, D-Tracker X)

2008+

(Asia, North America, Australia)

Kawasaki D-Tracker 250 (1998-2007)
Kawasaki D-Tracker 250 (2008+)

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine Colors
1998 Japan Name: Kawasaki D-Tracker 250

Frame/Engine: LX250E-XXXXXX

Code: KLX250-J1

Kawasaki D-Tracker 250
1999 Japan, Greece Name: Kawasaki D-Tracker 250

Frame/Engine: LX250E-XXXXXX

Code: KLX250-J2

Kawasaki D-Tracker 250
Kawasaki D-Tracker 250
2001 Japan Name: Kawasaki D-Tracker 250

Frame/Engine: LX250E-XXXXXX

Code: KLX250-J4

Kawasaki D-Tracker 250
Kawasaki D-Tracker 250
2002 Japan Name: Kawasaki D-Tracker 250

Frame/Engine: LX250E-XXXXXX

Code: KLX250-J5

Kawasaki D-Tracker 250
Kawasaki D-Tracker 250
2003 Japan Name: Kawasaki D-Tracker 250

Frame/Engine: LX250E-XXXXXX

Code: KLX250-J6

Kawasaki D-Tracker 250
Kawasaki D-Tracker 250
2004 Japan Production: Kawasaki (Thailand)

Name: Kawasaki D-Tracker 250

Frame/Engine: LX250E-XXXXXX

Code: KLX250-M1

Kawasaki D-Tracker 250
Kawasaki D-Tracker 250
Kawasaki D-Tracker 250
2005 Japan Production: Kawasaki (Thailand)

Name: Kawasaki D-Tracker 250

Frame/Engine: LX250E-XXXXXX

Code: KLX250-M2

Kawasaki D-Tracker 250
Kawasaki D-Tracker 250
Kawasaki D-Tracker 250
2006 Japan Production: Kawasaki (Thailand)

Name: Kawasaki D-Tracker 250

Frame/Engine: LX250E-XXXXXX

Code: KLX250-M6F

Kawasaki D-Tracker 250
Kawasaki D-Tracker 250
Kawasaki D-Tracker 250
2007 Japan Production: Kawasaki (Thailand)

Name: Kawasaki D-Tracker 250

Frame/Engine: LX250E-XXXXXX

Code: KLX250-M7F

Kawasaki D-Tracker 250
Kawasaki D-Tracker 250
Kawasaki D-Tracker 250
2008 Asia Production: Kawasaki (Thailand)

Name: Kawasaki D-Tracker X

Frame/Engine: LX250V-XXXXXX

Code: KLX250V8F

Kawasaki D-Tracker X
Kawasaki D-Tracker X
Kawasaki D-Tracker X
2009 Asia, North America, Australia Production: Kawasaki (Thailand)

Name: Kawasaki D-Tracker X (Asia)

Kawasaki KLX250SF (North America, Australia)

Frame/Engine: LX250V-XXXXXX (Asia)

Code: KLX250V9F (Asia)

KLX250W9F (North America, Australia)

Kawasaki D-Tracker X
Kawasaki D-Tracker X
Kawasaki D-Tracker X
2010 North America, Australia Name: Kawasaki KLX250SF

Kawasaki KLX250SF (North America, Australia)

Code: KLX250WAF

KLX250W9F (North America, Australia)

Kawasaki D-Tracker X
2011 Asia Production: Kawasaki (Thailand)

Name: Kawasaki D-Tracker X

Frame/Engine: LX250V-XXXXXX

Code: KLX250VBF

Kawasaki D-Tracker X
Kawasaki D-Tracker X
2012 Asia Production: Kawasaki (Thailand)

Name: Kawasaki D-Tracker X

Frame/Engine: LX250V-XXXXXX

Code: KLX250VCF

Kawasaki D-Tracker X
Kawasaki D-Tracker X
2013 Asia Production: Kawasaki (Thailand)

Name: Kawasaki D-Tracker X

Frame/Engine: LX250V-XXXXXX

Code: KLX250VDF

Kawasaki D-Tracker X
Kawasaki D-Tracker X
2014 Asia Production: Kawasaki (Thailand)

Name: Kawasaki D-Tracker X

Frame/Engine: LX250V-XXXXXX

Code: KLX250VEF

Kawasaki D-Tracker X
Kawasaki D-Tracker X
2015 Asia Production: Kawasaki (Thailand)

Name: Kawasaki D-Tracker X

Frame/Engine: LX250V-XXXXXX

Code: KLX250VFF

2016 Asia Production: Kawasaki (Thailand)

Name: Kawasaki D-Tracker X

Frame/Engine: LX250V-XXXXXX

Code: KLX250VGF, KLX250VGS

Specifications

Kawasaki D-Tracker 250 (KLX250SF, D-Tracker X): specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2065 mm / 81,3 in – 1998-2007

2130 mm / 83,8 in – 2008+

Overall width 790 mm / 31,1 in – 1998-2007

795 mm / 31,3 in – 2008+

Overall height 1175 mm / 46,2 in – 1998-2007

1140 mm / 44,8 in – 2008+

Seat height 865 mm / 34,0 in – 1998-2007

860 mm / 33,9 in – 2008+

Wheelbase 1435 mm / 56,5 in – 1998-2007

1420 mm / 55,9 in – 2008+

Ground clearance 225 mm / 8,8 in
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight 128 kg / 282 lbs – 1998-2007

137 kg / 302 lbs – 2008+

FRAME Type Semi double cradle (steel)
Front suspension, travel 43mm upside-down telescopic fork, 230 mm / 9,0 in
Rear suspension, travel Bottom link Uni-Trak, 205 mm / 8,0 in
Front tire size 110/70-17
Rear tire size 130/70-17
Front brake Single disc, 260 mm, 2-piston caliper – 1998-2007

Single disc, 300 mm, 2-piston caliper – 2008+

Rear brake Single disc, 220 mm, 1-piston caliper – 1998-2007

Single disc, 240 mm, 1-piston caliper – 2008+

Fuel capacity 8,0 l / 2,1 US gal – 1998-2007

7,5 l / 1,98 US gal – 1998-2007 (Japan)

7,7 l / 2,0 US gal – 2008+

Trail 74 mm / 2,91 in – 1998-2007

73 mm / 2,87 in – 2008+

Fuel economy 2,50 l / 100 km
ENGINE Type Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement Single cylinder
Bore & Stroke 72,0 x 61,2 mm
Displacement 249 cm³ (15,2 cu in)
Compression ratio 11.0:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves
Max. power 30 hp (22 kW) / 8500 rpm – 1998-2007

23 hp (17 kW) / 8500 rpm – 2008+

Max. torque 25,5 Nm (2,6 kgf*m) / 7500 rpm

21,0 Nm (2,1 kgf*m) / 6500 rpm

0 to 100 km/h 8,0 sec
Top speed 145 km/h
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 1x Keihin CVK34 – 1998-2007, KLX250SF (USA, Canada, Australia)

Digital Fuel Injection, Keihin 34 mm – 2008+, D-Tracker X

ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed constant mesh
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 2.800 (84/30)
Final reduction 2.785 (39/14)
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


3.000 (30/10)

2.000 (30/15)

1.500 (27/18)

1.250 (25/20)

1.050 (21/20)

0.952 (20/21)

ELECTRICAL Ignition CDI
Alternator 17.4 A/14 V @5 000 r/min (rpm)
Battery capacity 12V-6AH

Images

Kawasaki D-Tracker 250 (KLX250SF, D-Tracker X): images, gallery.

Kawasaki D-Tracker 250 (1998-2007)
Kawasaki D-Tracker 250 (1998-2007)
Kawasaki D-Tracker 250 (1998-2007)
Kawasaki D-Tracker X (2008+)
Kawasaki D-Tracker X (2008+)
Kawasaki D-Tracker X (2008+)

Videos

Kawasaki D-Tracker 250 (KLX250SF, D-Tracker X): video.

Kawasaki D-Tracker 250 (1998-2007)
Kawasaki D-Tracker X (2008+)

Manuals

Kawasaki D-Tracker 250 (KLX250SF, D-Tracker X): manuals, parts, microfiches.