Kawasaki KLX125: review, history, specs

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Kawasaki KLX125
Also called KLX125L, KLX 125 L, KLX125D, KLX 125D, KLX125C, KLX 125C, KLX 125
Production 2003 - 2017
Class Enduro
single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 54.0mm x 54.4mm
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Horsepower 10.06 HP (7.5 KW) @ 8000RPM
Torque 7.38 ft/lbs (10.0 Nm) @ 6400RPM
Fuel System injection. 20 mm x 1 (keihin)
Ignition digital dc-cdi
Spark Plug NGK DR8EA '03-05
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: 33 mm telescopic fork
Rear: uni-trak
Brakes Front: single disc. petal disc.twin-piston caliper
Rear: single disc. petal disc. single-piston
Front Tire 70/100-17 '03-05
Rear Tire 90/100-14 '03-05
Wheelbase 50.59 inches (1285 mm)
Length 77.95 inches (1980 mm)
Width 30.31 inches (770 mm)
Height 42.91 inches (1090 mm)
Seat Height 32.68 inches (830 mm)
Weight 249.12 pounds (113.0 Kg) (dry), 113.0 kg (wet)
Recommended Oil K-tech 10W-40
Fuel Capacity 1.85 Gallon (7.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Kawasaki KLX125 was a single cylinder, four-stroke Enduro motorcycle produced by Kawasaki between 2003 and 2017. Max torque was 7.38 ft/lbs (10.0 Nm) @ 6400 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 10.06 HP (7.5 KW) @ 8000 RPM.

Engine[edit | edit source]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 54.0mm bore x 54.4mm stroke result in a displacement of just 125.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a single overhead cams (sohc).

Drive[edit | edit source]

The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multi-disc, manual.

Chassis[edit | edit source]

It came with a 70/100-19 front tire and a 90/100-16 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc. petal disc.twin-piston caliper in the front and a single disc. petal disc. single-piston in the rear. The front suspension was a 33 mm telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a uni-trak. The KLX125 was fitted with a 1.85 Gallon (7.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 249.12 pounds (113.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 50.59 inches (1285 mm) long.

2003 Kawasaki KLX 125[edit | edit source]

2003 Kawasaki KLX 125 2003 Kawasaki KLX 125 2003 Kawasaki KLX 125 2003 Kawasaki KLX 125

It has a responsive air-cooled 125cc four-stroke single, so the KLX125 pumps out plenty of power for off-road fun. The engine is specially tuned for low and mid-range power.

2006 Kawasaki KLX 125 L[edit | edit source]

2006 Kawasaki KLX 125 L 2006 Kawasaki KLX 125 L 2006 Kawasaki KLX 125 L 2006 Kawasaki KLX 125 L 2006 Kawasaki KLX 125 L

It has a responsive air-cooled 125cc four-stroke single, so the KLX 125L pumps out plenty of power for off-road fun. The engine is specially tuned for low and mid-range power.

2010 Kawasaki KLX125[edit | edit source]

2010 Kawasaki KLX125 2010 Kawasaki KLX125

The 2009 Kawasaki KLX125 is a small-displacement bike for those who want a commuting capabilities with low fuel consumption and still with sufficient brawn for a pleasant ride off the paved roads. This bike is powered by a simple, 4-stroke 125cc engine which offers 10 hp, yet sporting a big-bike fuel injection system.

The lightweight construction of the bike makes it extremely easy to handle in any conditions, city or trail. The 2009 Kawasaki KLX125 weighs in at 113 kg (249 lbs) and its narrow, lower seat provides great knee-steering and balance. With disc brakes, the Kawasaki KLX125 is easy to tame and safe in the busy city traffic.

With a no-nonsense blinker set and headlight, this 5-speed motorcycle is also perfect for young riders to train their skills prior to jumping in the seat of the bigger beasts.

2011 Kawasaki KLX125[edit | edit source]

2011 Kawasaki KLX125 2011 Kawasaki KLX125 2011 Kawasaki KLX125

The 2010 Kawasaki KLX125 is a lightweight, compact, 125cc motorcycle created for both easily squeezing through the busy city traffic while at the same time providing lots of fun on unpaved roads and forest trails. Sporty in nature, the Kawasaki KLX125 will prove a worthy choice for those looking for a 2-wheel transportation solution: it will offer swift riding, exceptional handling (thanks to less weight) and low fuel consumption.

The fuel-injection system is inspired by those on the big bikes and offers both power and confidence; the 2010 KLX125 is just a scaled-down Kawasaki, and by no means a lesser machine. Disc brakes help taming the motorcycle and offer dependable stopping force when needed. And yes, the 2010 Kawasaki KLX125 is street-legal.

2012 Kawasaki KLX125[edit | edit source]

2012 Kawasaki KLX125

125cc is sometimes just about all you need if economical 2-wheeled transportation across and around the city is what you need. And since you can't really take a scooter on the forest trails, here's the solution: the 2011 Kawasaki KLX125, a bike to bring together the best of both worlds.

It sports a small-displacement 4-stroke engine with enough brawn for carrying you to work on a daily basis and provide lots of fun during weekends, off the paved road and up the green hills. With a small weight of just 113 kg (249 lbs), the 2011 Kawasaki KLX125 is easy to handle, while the manual 5-speed gearbox will provide the perfect balance between speed and torque for pretty much any scenario.

2013 Kawasaki KLX125[edit | edit source]

2013 Kawasaki KLX125

Perfect for daily commuting and off-road fun during the weekends, the 2012 Kawasaki KLX125, is a small-displacement mono-cylinder motorcycle powered by an air-cooled 4-stroke engine offering in excess of 10 hp. Thanks to the lightweight construction and diminutive profile, this bike can easily squeeze through the urban jungle and get you to your destination in time, while its low fuel consumption makes it a budget-friendly machine.

The perimeter steel frame is light and sturdy and can also withstand the rigors of the unpaved roads, while the fuel injection provides smooth an predictable acceleration, making the 2012 KLX125 also suitable for young, inexperienced riders. The disc brakes add the necessary stopping force, while the Uni-Trak rear suspension ensures the best comfort you can get form such a bike.

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