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Kawasaki KX 250: A Dirt Bike with Lively Engine

Kawasaki KX 250

Price in Different Metro Cities

₹ 7,99 Lakh
₹ 7,99 Lakh
₹ 7,99 Lakh
₹ 7,99 Lakh
₹ 7,99 Lakh
₹ 7,99 Lakh

Latest Updates on Kawasaki KX 250

  • Kawasaki KX 250 has launched in India at 7.99 lakhs.
  • In September, Kawasaki KX 250 2023 started its sale in Australia.

Introduction of Kawasaki KX 250

In the family of 250cc engines, the Kawasaki KX 250 is getting traction among bike lovers. The Japanese brand’s KX250 performs well through engines but also has a comfortable riding position for the rider to get a smooth riding experience. The lively throttle response with its engine makes the two-wheeler more prefered for dirt-bike riders.

Its lightweight appearance is convenient and comfortable for unskilled riders. The Kawasaki KX 450 got traction for its features and higher cc engine. But, Kawasaki KX 250 consider one of the lightest and most compact bikes under a 10 lakh budget. The bike’s design and features give the riders a sporty look and active vibes.

In 1974, the Kawasaki KX250 launched with a two-stroke model. Later, due to several issues, the bike was revised and got four strokes in 2008. From 2008 to now, KX 250 came with a 4-stroke engine.

Key Highlights

  • Displacement
    249 cc
  • Mileage
    38 kmpl
  • Top Speed
    103 Kmph
  • Kerb Weight
    108 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    6.2 litres
  • Seat Height
    960 mm

Pros and Cons Of Kawasaki KX 250

Pros Of Kawasaki KX 250

  • Lightweight and compact
  • Easy to handle
  • Lightweight
  • Lively engine with throttle response
  • Long travel suspension

Cons of Kawasaki KX 250

  • A bit expensive
  • Relatively a low fuel capacity tank

Specifications & Features

Power & Performance

  • Fuel Type
    Petrol
  • Max Power
    --
  • Max Torque
    --
  • Emission Standard
    BS-VI
  • Displacement
    249 cc
  • Cylinders
    1
  • Bore
    78 mm
  • Stroke
    52.2 mm
  • Valves Per Cylinder
    4
  • Compression Ratio
    14.1:1
  • Ignition
    Digital DC-CDI
  • Spark Plugs
    1 Per Cylinder
  • Cooling System
    Liquid Cooled
  • Transmission
    5 Speed Manual
  • Transmission Type
    Chain Drive
  • Gear Shifting Pattern
    1 Down 4 Up
  • Clutch
    Wet multi-disc, manual
  • Fuel Delivery System
    Fuel Injection
  • Fuel Delivery System
    Fuel Injection
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    6.2 litres
  • Reserve Fuel Capacity
    1 litres
  • Riding Range
    --
  • Mileage - ARAI
    38 kmpl
  • Mileage - Owner Reported
    38 kmpl
  • Top Speed
    103 Kmph
  • Engine Type
    Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Single

Brakes, Wheels & Suspension

  • Braking System
    Standard
  • Front Brake Type
    Disc
  • Front Brake Size
    270 mm
  • Rear Brake Type
    Disc
  • Rear Brake Size
    240 mm
  • Calliper Type
    Front - 2 Piston, Rear- Single Piston Caliper
  • Wheel Type
    Spoke
  • Front Wheel Size
    21 inch
  • Rear Wheel Size
    19 inch
  • Front Tyre Size
    80/100 - 21
  • Rear Tyre Size
    110/90 - 19
  • Tyre Type
    Tubed
  • Radial Tyres
    No
  • Front Tyre Pressure (Rider)
    14 psi
  • Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider)
    18 psi
  • Front Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
    14 psi
  • Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
    18 psi
  • Front Suspension
    ø48 mm inverted telescopic fork with adjustable compression and rebound damping / 314 mm
  • Rear Suspension
    New Uni Trak with adjustable dual-range (high/low-speed) compression damping

Dimensions & Chassis

  • Kerb Weight
    108 kg
  • Overall Length
    2,190 mm
  • Overall Width
    820 mm
  • Overall Height
    1,270 mm
  • Wheelbase
    1,485 mm
  • Ground Clearance
    345 mm
  • Seat Height
    960 mm
  • Chassis Type
    Perimeter, aluminium

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Standard Warranty (Year)
    2 Year
  • Standard Warranty (Kilometers)
    30000 Kilometers

Features

  • Odometer
    No
  • DRLs (Daytime running lights)
    No
  • Mobile App Connectivity
    No
  • GPS & Navigation
    No
  • USB charging port
    No
  • Front storage box
    No
  • Under seat storage
    No
  • AHO (Automatic Headlight On)
    No
  • Speedometer
    No
  • Fuel Guage
    No
  • Tachometer
    Not Present
  • Stand Alarm
    No
  • Stepped Seat
    No
  • Tripmeter Type
    No
  • Low Fuel Indicator
    No
  • Low Oil Indicator
    No
  • Low Battery Indicator
    No
  • Pillion Backrest
    No
  • Pillion Grabrail
    No
  • Pillion Seat
    No
  • Pillion Footrest
    No
  • Digital Fuel Guage
    No
  • Start Type
    Electric Start
  • Shift Light
    No
  • Killswitch
    Yes
  • Clock
    No
  • Battery
    12.8V 2.0 Ah (10HR) Li Battery
  • Headlight Type
    NA
  • Brake/Tail Light
    NA
  • Turn Signal
    NA
  • Pass Light
    No
  • Additional features
    NA

What's New in the Latest Model of Kawasaki KX 250?

The new model did not get any special mechanical changes, but there are some small changes.

  • The new Kawasaki KX250 features an electric or self-starter instead of a kick starter.
  • The added thicker handlebar reduces vibration and shocks delivered to the rider.
  • The smooth surface and flattering tank are the new addition to Kawasaki KX 250.
  • This new Kawasaki KX 250 contains a new level of suspension, making the bike handier than the previous one.
  • The clutch is now more lubricating as it needs more oil to assist in cooling. It prevents clutch plate failure.

Highlights of Kawasaki KX 250

Design Kawasaki KX 250

To get a lean but sporty vibe, you must look at Kawasaki KX 250. The bright green two-wheeler has a good contrast with white and black. The major colour, green, becomes more vibrant with the support of white and black. Also, the aluminium perimeter enhances its appearance.

A good ground clearance (335 mm) with long travel suspension makes the bike higher. The two-wheeler vehicle is 1265 mm tall, including a 955 mm height seat, and the length is 2180 mm. The single-seater bike with a spoked wheel gives an independent and growing feeling during a ride. The flatter fuel tank and large engine surface provide a sporty look to the off-road bike.

Colour and variant of Kawasaki KX 250

Kawasaki KX 250 comes in only one colour:

  • Green

Kawasaki KX 250 is available in one variant:

  • Kawasaki KX 250 STD

Engine of the Kawasaki KX 250

Kawasaki KX 250 comes in only one colour:

  • Green

Kawasaki KX 250 is available in one variant:

  • Kawasaki KX 250 STD

Features of Kawasaki KX 250

Being a dirt bike, it has no headlights or indicators. However, its most incredible feature is the hydraulic clutch inspired by Kawasaki KX450. That gives a more direct feel with lighter lever action. The bike’s thicker handlebar helps in reducing vibration and shocks transmitted to the rider. Moreover, it is a lightweight bike that weighs 107.3 kg.

Kawasaki KX 250 is a single-seated bike with a pass switch and launch control. Its rev limiter is also a mentionable feature which limits it to 14,500rpm. It includes a self-starter, and the motocross features a 6.2-litre fuel tank.

Transmission, Suspension and Brake of Kawasaki KX 250

The dirt bike contains a 5-speed gear manual transmission.

Kawasaki KX 250 has a long travel suspension to tackle uneven terrain, and it includes a 48 mm inverted telescopic fork with adjustable compression and rebound damping of 314 mm in front. About rear suspension, the motocross features a new uni track with adjustable dual-range compression and rebounds damping and an adjustable preload of 316 mm.

The two-wheel dirt bike has discs in both the front and rear brakes.

Top Kawasaki KX 250 Vs KTM 250 Adventure Competitors of Kawasaki KX 250

First, the Kawasaki KX 250 is lighter than the KTM 250 Adventure. KTM 250 Adventure weighs 177 kg, whereas Kawasaki KX 250 is 107.3 kg. Both of the dirt bikes come under 250 cc engines.

Kawasaki KX 250 features a 249 cc liquid-cooled engine that can generate a torque of 25 [email protected],700rpm. But, KTM 250 Adventure produces a torque of 24 [email protected],500. KTM 250 Adventure’s compression ratio is less than the Kawasaki KX 250. KTM 250 Adventure’s compression ratio is 12.5:1, but the KX 250 has a 14.1:1 compression ratio.

The 6-speed gearbox makes the KTM 250 Adventure a bit better performer during descending than Kawasaki KX 250. Kawasaki KX 250 comes with a 5-speed gearbox.

Also, KTM 250 Adventure provides a 140 kmph top speed. But KX 250’s top speed is around 120 to 130 kmph. Coming to the fuel tank, KTM 250 Adventure features a 14.5 litres fuel tank, but Kawasaki KX 250 has only 6.2 litres.

The alloy wheels of the KTM 250 Adventure give it a refined look; however, the KX 250 comes with a spoked wheel.

Lastly, the Kawasaki 250 is much more expensive than the KTM 250 Adventure. Kawasaki KX 250 price is 7.99 lakhs as per the ex-showroom price. But KTM 250 Adventure sits at 2.40 lakhs.

Kawasaki KX 250 Vs Hero XPulse 200

Kawasaki KX 250 has a higher cc engine than Hero XPulse 200. Kawasaki KX 250 features a 249cc liquid-cooled engine, but Hero XPulse 200 comes with a 199 cc oil-cooled engine.

The 13-liter fuel-tanked Hero XPulse 200 provides 111 kmph top speed. While the KX 250 has a higher top speed of between 120 to 130 kmph.

The compression ratio of the Hero XPulse 200 is lower than Kawasaki KX 250, which is 10:01. Moreover, the 157 kg weighted Hero XPulse 200 is available in five colours: Matte Grey, Panther Black, White, Matte Green and Sports Green. But the 107.3 kg Kawasaki KX 250 has only one colour option, Green.

Again, Kawasaki KX 250 is much more pricey than Hero XPulse 200. Kawasaki KX 250’s cost is 7.99 lakhs, but Hero XPulse 200 price is at only 1.27 lakhs.

Kawasaki KX 250 Vs Suzuki V-Strom SX 250

Kawasaki KX 250 and Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 both of them have 249 cc engines. But the cooling system is different. Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 features an oil-cooled engine, unlike the liquid-cooled engine of the KX 250.

Also, the compression ratio of the Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 is lesser than Kawasaki KX 250. Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 has a compression ratio of 10.7:1. But the KX 250’s compression ratio is 14.1:1.

Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 provides a 140 kmph top speed which is a bit higher than Kawasaki KX 250, as it gives a 120-130 kmph top speed.

The Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 has a 12 litres fuel tank and a 6-speed gearbox, and Kawasaki KX 250 features a 6.2 litres fuel tank with a 5-speed gearbox.

Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 has alloy wheels, not unlike the spoked wheels of the Kawasaki KX 250. The Suzuki V-Strom SX 250 is available at 2.13 lakhs, but Kawasaki 250’s price is 7.99 lakhs.

Compare of Kawasaki KX 250

  •  
  • Model
  • Price
  • Displacement
  • Max Torque
  • Max Power
  • Fuel Type
  • Fuel Tank Capacity
  • Cooling System
  • Kerb Weight
  • Front Tyre Size
  • Rear Tyre Size
  • Mileage
  • Wheel Type
  • Front Brake Type
  • Rear Brake Type
  • Engine Type
  •  
  • Kawasaki KX 250
  • Kawasaki KX 250
  • ₹ 7,99 Lakh
    ₹ 7,99 Lakh
    ₹ 7,99 Lakh
    ₹ 7,99 Lakh
    ₹ 7,99 Lakh
    ₹ 7,99 Lakh
  • 249 cc
  • --
  • --
  • Petrol
  • 6.2 litres
  • Liquid Cooled
  • 108 kg
  • 80/100 - 21
  • 110/90 - 19
  • 38 kmpl
  • Spoke
  • Disc
  • Disc
  • Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Single
  •  
  • KTM 250 Adventure
  • KTM 250 Adventure
  • ₹ 2,41 Lakh
    ₹ 2,44 Lakh
    ₹ 2,46 Lakh
    ₹ 2,35 Lakh
    ₹ 2,42 Lakh
    ₹ 2,41 Lakh
  • 248 cc
  • 24 Nm @ 7,500 rpm
  • 29.5 bhp @ 9,000 rpm
  • Petrol
  • 14.5 litres
  • Liquid Cooled
  • 177 kg
  • 100/90 - 19
  • 130/80 - 17
  • 38.12 kmpl
  • Alloy
  • Disc
  • Disc
  • 4-stroke
  • View more
  • Hero XPulse 200
  • ₹ 1,27 Lakh
    ₹ 1,27 Lakh
    ₹ 1,27 Lakh
    ₹ 1,27 Lakh
    ₹ 1,27 Lakh
    ₹ 1,27 Lakh
  • 199.6 cc
  • 16.45 Nm @ 6,500 rpm
  • 17.8 bhp @ 8,500 rpm
  • Petrol
  • 13 litres
  • Oil Cooled
  • 157 kg
  • 90/90 - 21
  • 120/80 - 18
  • 49.01 kmpl
  • Spoke
  • Disc
  • Disc
  • Oil cooled, 4 Stroke 4 Valve Single cylinder OHC
  • View more
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Expert Reviews for Kawasaki KX 250

  • The engine of the KX 250 is one of the well-performed features. The engine provides a lively, fun feeling with throttle response.

  • The compact bike becomes lighter on the track due to the accessible engine and the firmer suspension.

  • The bike needs a skilled rider, but it will adjust for newcomers. The cornering of turns is sharper, but not sharper like KTM.

  • Kawasaki KX 250 is expensive to maintain and a high-priced bike. Lightweight chassis gives excellent off-road performance.

Conclusion

Kawasaki KX 250 is ultimately a compact and handy bike with multiple features. But some low-performing elements are there in comparison to its competitors. The bike’s ex-showroom price is 7.99 lakh, but it could exceed nine lakhs in the road price.

After all, the bike’s well-performed engine is the most noticeable attraction for smooth riding. The two-wheeler can easily tackle uneven surfaces. This dirt bike could be an excellent option for the young rider, except for the price.

The colour and variants are limited, so it may bother fussy buyers. But the available colour provides a sporty look with a personal feeling due to its single seat.

FAQs

What is the ex-showroom price of a Kawasaki KX 250?

Kawasaki KX 250 is available at 7.99 lakhs as per its ex-showroom price.

What is the roadside price of the Kawasaki KX 250?

Kawasaki KX 250 is available within nine lakhs on the roadside, including the extra charges.

What is the highest speed of the Kawasaki KX 250?

Kawasaki KX 250 provides a 120 to 130-kmph top speed.

Are there any headlights or indicators in the Kawasaki KX 250?

Being a dirt bike, Kawasaki KX 250 does not have any headlights or indicators in it.

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