Kawasaki KX85 (KX85-II): review, history, specs


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Class: motocross

Production: 2001+

Models
Kawasaki KX85-I

(KX85-A)

2001-2013

(Europe, North America, Australia, Japan)

Kawasaki KX85-II

(KX85-B)

2001-2013

(Europe, North America, Australia, Japan)

Kawasaki KX85-I

(KX85-C)

2014+

(Europe, North America, Australia, Japan)

Kawasaki KX85-II

(KX85-D)

2014+

(Europe, North America, Australia, Japan)

Kawasaki KX85-I (KX85-A), 2001-2013
Kawasaki KX85-II (KX85-B), 2001-2013
Kawasaki KX85-I (KX85-C), 2014+
Kawasaki KX85-II (KX85-D), 2014+

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
2001 Europe, North America, Australia, Japan Name: Kawasaki KX85: : Kawasaki KX85-II (Big Wheel)

Code: KX85-A1; KX85-B1

2002 Europe, North America, Australia, Japan Name: Kawasaki KX85: : Kawasaki KX85-II (Big Wheel)

Code: KX85-A2; KX85-B2

2003 Europe, North America, Australia, Japan Name: Kawasaki KX85: : Kawasaki KX85-II (Big Wheel)

Code: KX85-A3; KX85-B3

2004 Europe, North America, Australia, Japan Name: Kawasaki KX85: : Kawasaki KX85-II (Big Wheel)

Code: KX85-A4; KX85-B4

2005 Europe, North America, Australia, Japan Name: Kawasaki KX85: : Kawasaki KX85-II (Big Wheel)

Code: KX85-A5; KX85-B5

2006 Europe, North America, Australia, Japan Name: Kawasaki KX85: : Kawasaki KX85-II (Big Wheel)

Code: KX85-A6F; KX85-B6F

2007 Europe, North America, Australia, Japan Name: Kawasaki KX85: : Kawasaki KX85-II (Big Wheel)

Code: KX85-A7F; KX85-B7F

2008 Europe, North America, Australia, Japan Name: Kawasaki KX85: : Kawasaki KX85-II (Big Wheel)

Code: KX85-A8F; KX85-B8F

2009 Europe, North America, Australia, Japan Name: Kawasaki KX85: : Kawasaki KX85-II (Big Wheel)

Code: KX85-A9F; KX85-B9F

2010 Europe, North America, Australia, Japan Name: Kawasaki KX85: : Kawasaki KX85-II (Big Wheel)

Code: KX85-AAF; KX85-BAF

2011 Europe, North America, Australia, Japan Name: Kawasaki KX85: : Kawasaki KX85-II (Big Wheel)

Code: KX85-ABF; KX85-BBF

2012 Europe, North America, Australia, Japan Name: Kawasaki KX85: : Kawasaki KX85-II (Big Wheel)

Code: KX85-ACF; KX85-BCF

2013 Europe, North America, Australia, Japan Name: Kawasaki KX85: : Kawasaki KX85-II (Big Wheel)

Code: KX85-ADF; KX85-BDF

2014 Europe, North America, Australia, Japan Name: Kawasaki KX85: : Kawasaki KX85-II (Big Wheel)

Code: KX85-CEF; KX85-DEF

2015 Europe, North America, Australia, Japan Name: Kawasaki KX85: : Kawasaki KX85-II (Big Wheel)

Code: KX85-CFF; KX85-DFF

2016 Europe, North America, Australia, Japan Name: Kawasaki KX85: : Kawasaki KX85-II (Big Wheel)

Code: KX85-CGF; KX85-DGF

2017 Europe, North America, Australia, Japan Name: Kawasaki KX85: : Kawasaki KX85-II (Big Wheel)

Code: KX85-CHF; KX85-DHF

2018 Europe, North America, Australia, Japan Name: Kawasaki KX85: : Kawasaki KX85-II (Big Wheel)

Code: KX85-CJF; KX85-DJF

2019 Europe, North America, Australia, Japan Name: Kawasaki KX85: : Kawasaki KX85-II (Big Wheel)

Code: KX85-CKF; KX85-DKF

Specifications

Kawasaki KX85 (KX85-II): specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 1820 mm / 71,7 in – KX85-A

1910 mm / 75,2 in – KX85-B

1830 mm / 72,0 in – KX85-C

1920 mm / 75,6 in – KX85-D

Overall width 735 mm / 28,9 in – KX85-A, KX85-B

765 mm / 30,1 in – KX85-C, KX85-D

Overall height 1055 mm / 41,5 in – KX85-A

1105 mm / 43,5 in – KX85-B

1100 mm / 43,3 in – KX85-C

1150 mm / 45,3 in – KX85-D

Seat height 840 mm / 33,1 in – KX85-A

870 mm / 34,3 in – KX85-B, KX85-D

830 mm / 32,7 in – KX85-C

Wheelbase 1255 mm / 49,4 in – KX85-A

1290 mm / 50,8 in – KX85-B

1265 mm / 49,8 in – KX85-C

1310 mm / 51,6 in – KX85-D

Ground clearance 340 mm / 13,4 in – KX85-A

380 mm / 15,0 in – KX85-B

290 mm / 11,4 in – KX85-C

330 mm / 13,0 in – KX85-D

Dry weight 65 kg / 143 lbs – KX85A1-A8F

69 kg / 152 lbs – KX85A9F-ADF

68 kg / 150 lbs – KX85B1-B8F

71 kg / 157 lbs – KX85B9F-BDF

Curb (wet) weight 75 kg / 165 lbs – KX85-C, KX85-D
FRAME Type Semi double-cradle (steel)
Front suspension, travel Inverted telescopic fork 36 mm (adjustable 20-way compression damping) , 275 mm / 10,8 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm Uni-Trak with mono-shock (fully adjustable), 275 mm / 10,8 in
Front tire size 70/100-17 40M – KX85-A, KX85-C

70/100-19 42M – KX85-B, KX85-D

Rear tire size 90/100-14 49M – KX85-A, KX85-C

90/100-16 52M – KX85-B, KX85-D

Front brake Single disc, 202 mm, 2-piston caliper – KX85-A, KX85-B

Single disc, 220 mm, 2-piston caliper – KX85-C, KX85-D

Rear brake Single disc, 150 mm, 1-piston caliper – KX85-A, KX85-B

Single disc, 184 mm, 1-piston caliper – KX85-C, KX85-D

Fuel capacity 5,5 l / 1,45 US gal – KX85-A, KX85-B

5,0 l / 1,32 US gal – KX85-C, KX85-D

Trail 89 mm / 3,5 in – KX85-A

103 mm / 4,1 in – KX85-B

97 mm / 3,8 in – KX85-C

108 mm / 4,2 in – KX85-D

Fuel economy
ENGINE Type Water-cooled 2-stroke
Cylinder arrangement Single cylinder
Bore & Stroke 48,5 x 45,8 mm
Displacement 84 cm³ (5,1 cu-in)
Compression ratio 10.0:1 (low speed), 9.2:1 (high speed) – KX85-A, KX85-B

10:9 (low speed), 9.0:1 (high speed) – KX85-C, KX85-D

Valve train Piston reed valve
Max. power 28,5 hp (21,0 kW) / 12000 rpm
Max. torque 17,2 Nm (1,8 kg*m) / 11000 rpm
0 to 100 km/h
Top speed
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 1x Keihin PWK28
ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed constant mesh
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 3.400
Final reduction 3.571 – KX85-A, KX85-C

3.923 – KX85-B, KX85-D

Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


2.538

1.875

1.500

1.250

1.090

0.956

ELECTRICAL Ignition CDI
Alternator
Battery capacity

Images

Kawasaki KX85: images, gallery.

Kawasaki KX85 (KX85-A)
Kawasaki KX85-II (KX85-B)
Kawasaki KX85 (KX85-C)
Kawasaki KX85-II (KX85-D)

Videos

Kawasaki KX125: video.

2014 Kawasaki KX85

Manuals

Kawasaki KX85: manuals, parts, microfiches.