Kawasaki KLX110: review, history, specs

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Kawasaki KLX110
Also called KLX110 Monster Energy, KLX 110 Monster Energy, KLX110L Off-Road, KLX 110L Off-Road, KLX110L, KLX 110L, KLX 110
Production 2004 - 2019
Class Minibike
single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 53.0mm x 50.6mm
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Top Speed 45 mph
Horsepower 7.11 HP (5.3 KW) @ 7500RPM
Torque 5.9 ft/lbs (8.0 Nm) @ 4000RPM
Fuel System carburetor. pb18 keihin
Ignition dc-cdi
Spark Plug NGK CR6HSA
Transmission Gear box: 4-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: Wet Multi-disc
Final Drive Chain: 420x108 ‘02[1]
Front Sprocket 14T ‘02[1]
Rear Sprocket 37T ‘02[1]
Suspension Front: 30mm hydraulic telescopic fork
Rear: swingarm with single hydraulic shock
Brakes Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 2.50-14
Rear Tire 3.00-12
Wheelbase 42.28 inches (1074 mm)
Length 61.42 inches (1560 mm)
Width 25.59 inches (650 mm)
Height 37.6 inches (955 mm)
Seat Height 26.77 inches (680 mm)
Weight 141.1 pounds (64.0 Kg) (dry), 76.2 kg (wet)
Oil Capacity 1.1 L
Oil Filter K&N KN-112[2]
Recommended Oil K-tech 10W-40
Fuel Capacity 1.0 Gallon (3.79 Liters)
Related Kawasaki KLX140
Manuals File:2013 Kawasaki KLX110L owners manual.pdf
File:2015 Kawasaki KLX110L owners manual.pdf
More Manuals

The Kawasaki KLX110 was a single cylinder, four-stroke Enduro motorcycle produced by Kawasaki between 2004 and 2019. Max torque was 5.9 ft/lbs (8.0 Nm) @ 4000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 7.11 HP (5.3 KW) @ 7500 RPM.


The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 53.0mm bore x 50.6mm stroke result in a displacement of just 112.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a single overhead cams (sohc).


The bike has a 4-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet Multi-disc.


It came with a 2.50-14 front tire and a 3.00-12 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a 30mm hydraulic telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a swingarm with single hydraulic shock. The KLX110 was fitted with a 1.0 Gallon (3.79 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 141.1 pounds (64.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 42.28 inches (1074 mm) long.


2002 Kawasaki KLX110 in Green
2002 Kawasaki KLX110 in Green


2007 Kawasaki KLX110
2007 Kawasaki KLX110 left side
2007 Kawasaki KLX110 right side

2004 Kawasaki KLX 110[edit]

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The 2003 Kawasaki KLX110 is a small-displacement bike for teaching the basics of dirt and motocross racing to kids. The 4-stroke engine is not as powerful and nervous like the 2-stroke ones and this helps children to build up confidence fast and learn how to ride better.

The small dimensions of the 2003 KLX110 provide easy handling and the lightweight steel frame provides the much need sturdiness for fast precise turns. A racing-inspired color scheme makes the bike look as good as is performs.

2006 Kawasaki KLX110[edit]

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Designed with children in mind, the 2005 KLX110 is a nifty starter motocross bike. Despite it's 111cc displacement, this bike is not as powerful as some kids might fear: the 4-stroke engine provides enough punch for a thrilling ride and will move the bike quite fast across rough terrain, but it will lack the aggressiveness of the 2-stroke power unit, inspiring a more relaxed and an overall smoother ride.

The 3-speed centrifugal transmission means less clutch-work and an easier operation, so the bike will be less puzzling for the new riders, allowing a smoother learning curve and yet not being that easy to outperform.

2010 Kawasaki KLX110[edit]

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Small and at the very same big, the 2009 Kawasaki KLX110 is a nifty motocross bike for kids to start with. With an updated valve timing and multiple enhancements, the new KLX110 delivers more power throughout the whole rpm range, with specially-devised low-rpm character.

While still sporting a kick start, the 2009 Kawasaki KLX110 also comes with an electric starter adding a ton of convenience thanks to its automatic engine decompression. The gearbox has been extended to a 4-speed design to provide a better response to all the demands of dirt racing. On the outside, the factory team styling looks awesome and inspiring, making the 2009 Kawasaki KLX110 an exceptional tool for teaching the basics of motocross the the young riders.

2011 Kawasaki KLX110[edit]

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The 2010 Kawasaki KLX110 retains the nee character of the previous year model: a slightly increased displacement, the additional 4th gear and the revise engine tuning. Even though the 2010 Kawasaki KLX110 is a bike crated for children, there was no need to make it a poor one, therefore a careful valve timing trim allowed better power deployment throughout the whole rpm range, for a more thrilling ride.

The 2009 KLX110 comes with an electric starter adding a ton of convenience thanks to its automatic engine decompression, but keeps the kickstart in its place, just in case. On the outside, the factory team styling looks awesome and inspiring, making the 2010 Kawasaki KLX110 an exceptional tool for teaching the basics of motocross the the young riders, while being lightweight and easy to handle and building up more confidence after each ride.

2012 Kawasaki KLX110[edit]

2012 Kawasaki KLX110

The 2011 Kawasaki KLX110 is a small-displacement single-cylinder motorcycle created for young riders. Powered by an 112cc air-cooled 4-stroke engine, this bike is one of the best ways to start training your kid and teach him or her the basics of motocross riding.

Sporting small, unitimidating dimensions, the 2011 Kawasaki KLX110 offer excellent handling in both straight lines and turns, while the sturdy steel backbone frame is also good for jumps. The lightweight construction of the bike and smart ergonomics provide effortless steering and cause less fatigue, even after longer races.

With an added 4th gear and revised valve timing, the 2011 Kawasaki KLX110 delivers more power at all rpm, with a low-rev-oriented grunt for an enhanced sensation of thrilling thrust right off idle.

2013 Kawasaki KLX110[edit]

2013 Kawasaki KLX110

The modifications made in the 2009 KLX110 prove to be successful ones, as they are still featured in the 2012 model. This motocross motorcycle has all that's needed to be used for teaching the basics of dirt racing to the young riders: it has a small profile, making it unintimidating and easy to handle, and it provides just the right amount of power.

With a revised 112cc engine, the 2012 Kawasaki KLX110 is now capable to deliver both easy maneuverability and a thrilling ride across rough terrain, while the automatic engine decompression electric system makes starting a breeze. The factory team graphics make the bike look cool, while numerous accessories are also available to turn the 2012 Kawasaki KLX110 into a top-drawer racing machine.

2014 Kawasaki KLX110[edit]

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The 2014 MY Kawasaki KLX110 is a fun bike for children of all ages. The bike sports a 111cc four-stroke engine paired to a four-speed semi-automatic transmission driven by a centrifugal clutch. This makes it ideal for novice riders, letting them focus more on riding and less on shifting.

The factory standard racing paint job make it more appealing to younger riders. A combination of elements that are inspired from its bigger KX cousins, like the fuel tank, seat, side panels and fenders make the small 2-wheeler enticing even for older riders.

2015 Kawasaki KLX110[edit]

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The 2015 MY Kawasaki KLX110 is a small displacement dirt bike that can be enjoyed by both younger and older riders alike. The 26.8" seat height means that any rider older than eight can get behind the bars of this four-stroke 111cc two-wheeler.

The bike has a four-speed automatic transmission with a centrifugal clutch, which means that more inexperienced riders can learn how to shift without being distracted by a manual clutch lever.

Another feature on this bike is the push-button electric starting, which for safety reasons will only work when the bike is in neutral.

2017 Kawasaki KLX 110[edit]

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The 2017 KLX 110 is powered by a 112cc, 4-Stroke, air-cooled, SOHC (OHC), single cylinder engine. With a cylinder bore of 2.09 in and stroke of 1.99 in, its motor is oversquare, meaning that the cylinder bore (width) is greater than the stroke (length). This makes the engine more powerful than one of similar displacement with a smaller bore. Electronic ignition makes starting your bike a breeze and ensures a consistent throttle response.

2017 Kawasaki KLX 110L[edit]

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The Kawasaki KLX 110L model comes with a low seat height of 28.7 inches, push button electrtic start and a throttle limiter. It comes with a four speed transmission, with manual clutch, and a ground clearance of over 10 inches to clear the ruts and debris.

In Media[edit]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2019 Western Power Sports Catalog. Western Power Sports. 2019. 
  2. 2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog. K&L Supply Co. 2019.