Purpose-built for serious fun on the trails and tuned for on-road versatility, the KLX230 can take you to new adventures with dual-sport capability. Turn a variety of terrain into the ultimate playground. With an engine and chassis designed together to promote agility and weight savings, the KLX230 is always ready to get out and play.
KLX230 S Shown
A compact and lightweight engine delivers easy-to-use low- to mid-range torque while the simple yet capable two-valve SOHC low maintenance design makes it ideal for trail riding.
Electric start and fuel injection ensure hassle-free performance regardless of altitude or air temperature, while contributing to clean emissions.
The KLX230 S dual-purpose motorcycle is powered by a 233 cc fuel-injected, air-cooled single, tuned for low-mid range power.
The compact perimeter frame, short wheelbase and a low seat height offer the handling needed for confident trail riding for a wide range of riders. The KLX230 S offers an accessible seat height of 830 mm.
A combination of form and function, the frame, seat, and tank were designed to give riders an easier grip, offering superior chassis control. Seams between the shrouds, seat, and side covers are flush, which facilitates freedom of movement when changing riding positions.
Kawasaki engineers designed the engine and chassis together making the KLX230 S as agile and lightweight as possible.
Long-travel suspension, featuring a ø37 mm front fork and Uni Trak single-shock rear suspension, soaks up bumps—contributing to ride comfort and control on bumpy streets and rough trails.
Petal disc brakes add even more sure stopping power, with a twin-piston caliper gripping a ø265 mm disc in the front and a ø220 mm disc in the rear. Equipped with Kawasaki’s first dual-purpose ABS.
Full-size aluminum wheels measuring 21” in the front and 18” in the rear allow for confident riding and handling over varied terrain.
Designed from the ground up for dirt fun. That’s why the KLX230 S features long-travel suspension, front and rear disc brakes and full-size wheels.
The KLX230 S features an innovative dual-purpose ABS system jointly developed with Bosch. Designed to assist stopping performance on low-friction surfaces, the dual-purpose ABS will offer reassurance to both new and experienced riders.
A large 60/55 W headlight provides excellent illumination at night or in low-light conditions, and an easy-to-read LCD screen provides all-digital instrumentation.
A toolbox is located inside a lockable compartment under the left side cover. Both the ignition and side cover panel lock are operated with Kawasaki’s one-key system.
Designed for the trails and tuned for on-road versatility, let the KLX230 S take you to new heights with on and off-road capability. See what else the KLX230 S has in store.