Kawasaki KLR250 (KL250-A, KL250-C, KL250-D): review, history, specs


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Class: enduro

Production: 1978-2005

Successor: Kawasaki KLX250S

Models
Kawasaki KLR250

(KL250-A)

1978-1982

(North America)

Kawasaki KLR250

(KL250-C)

1983-1984

(North America)

Kawasaki KLR250

(KL250-D)

(nov. 1984) 1985-2005

(North America, Japan, Europe, Australia, South Africa)

Kawasaki KLR250 (KL250-A) 1978-1982
Kawasaki KLR250 (KL250-C) 1983-1984
Kawasaki KLR250 (KL250-D) (nov. 1984) 1985-2005

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1978 North America Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-A1

1979 North America Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-A2

1980 North America Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-A3

1981 North America Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-A4

1982 North America Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-A5

1983 North America Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-C1

1984 North America Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-C2

1985 North America Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-D2

1986 North America Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-D3

1987 North America, Japan Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-D4

1988 North America, Japan Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-D5

1989 North America Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-D6

1990 North America, Japan, Europe Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-D7

1991 North America, Europe Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-D8

1992 North America, Europe Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-D9

1993 North America, Europe Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-D10

1994 North America, Europe Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-D11

1995 North America, Europe Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-D12

1996 North America, Europe Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-D13

1997 North America, Europe Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-D14

1998 North America, Europe Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-D15

1999 North America, Europe Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-D16

2000 North America, Europe Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-D17

2001 North America, Europe Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-D18

2002 North America, Europe Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-D19

2003 North America, Europe Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-D20

2004 North America, Europe Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-D21

2005 North America, Europe Name: Kawasaki KLR250

Code: KL250-D22

Specifications

Kawasaki KLR250 (KL250-D, nov. 1984-2005): specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2200 mm / 86,6 in
Overall width 855 mm / 33,7 in
Overall height 1210 mm / 47,6 in
Seat height 855 mm / 33,7 in
Wheelbase 1415 mm / 55,7 in
Ground clearance 270 mm / 10,6 in
Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight 134 kg / 295 lbs
FRAME Type Tubular, semi double cradle (steel)
Front suspension, travel 36 mm telescopic fork (air-adjustable), 230 mm / 9,1 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm Uni-Trak with mono-shock (adjustable spring pre-load & rebound damping), 230 mm / 9,1 in
Front tire size 3.00-21 4PR
Rear tire size 4.60-17 4PR
Front brake Single disc, 250 mm, 2-piston caliper
Rear brake Drum
Fuel capacity 11,0 l / 2,9 US gal
Trail 117 mm / 4,6 in
Fuel economy
ENGINE Type Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement Single cylinder
Bore & Stroke 74,0 x 58,0 mm
Displacement 249 cm³ (15,2 cu-in)
Compression ratio 11.0:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves
Max. power 28,0 hp (20,6 kW) / 9000 rpm – max. power for full-power version (Japan, North America and other)
Max. torque 22,0 Nm (2,3 kg*m) / 7500 rpm – max. torque for full-power version (Japan, North America and other)
0 to 100 km/h
Top speed
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 1x Keihin CVK34
ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate, cable operated
Transmission 6-speed constant mesh
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 2.913
Final reduction 2.933
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


3.000

2.000

1.500

1.250

1.050

0.904

ELECTRICAL Ignition CDI
Alternator 10,5A 14V at 8000 rpm
Battery capacity 12V-4Ah

Images

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Videos

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Manuals

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