Kawasaki KX65: review, history, specs

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Kawasaki KX65
Manufacturer Kawasaki
Production 00-08
Engine 65
Sparkplug B10EG '00-01 , '02-08
Front Tire 60/100-14 '00-01 , '02-08
Rear Tire 80/100-12 '00-01 , '02-08
Manuals Service Manual
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The Kawasaki KX65 is a motorcycle produced by Kawasaki from 2000 to 2008.

Gallery of various KX65s[edit]

2000[edit]

2000 Kawasaki KX65-A1



  • 64 mL
  • 2-stroke, 1-cylinder, Piston Reed Valve, Liquid-cooled
  • 6-speed, Return Shift
  • Color - Lime Green (7F)
  • VIN No. - (AU) (CA) (US) JKBKXEACvYA000001,
    • (EUR) JKAKX065AAA000001
  • F No. - KX065A-000001
  • Engine No. - KX065AE000001
  • Parts Catalog No. - (CA) (US) 99961-0492,
    • (AU) (EUR) 99917-1930-07,
    • (JP) 99911-1364-03 & 99911-1364-55
  • Owner's Manual No. - (US) 99920-1965-01, (CA) 99929-1339-01,
    • (EUR) 99976-1017-03, (AU) 99922-3005-01,
    • (JP) 99921-1721-01
  • Service Manual No. - 99924-1252-03, (JP) 99925-1180-02

2001[edit]

2001 Kawasaki KX65-A2



  • 64 mL
  • 2-stroke, 1-cylinder, Piston Reed Valve, Liquid-cooled
  • 6-speed, Return Shift
  • Color - Lime Green (7F)
  • VIN No. - (AU) (CA) (US) JKBKXEACv1A009001,
    • (EUR) JKBKX065AAA009001
  • F No. - KX065A-009001
  • Engine No. - KX065AE000001
  • Parts Catalog No. - (CA) (US) 99961-0492,
    • (AU) (EUR) 99917-1930-07,
    • (JP) 99911-1364-03 & 99911-1364-55
  • Owner's Manual No. - (US) 99987-1003-01, (CA) 99929-1402-01,
    • (EUR) 99976-1022-01, (AU) 99986-1039-01,
    • (JP) 99921-1741-01
  • Service Manual No. - 99924-1252-03, (JP) 99925-1180-02

2002[edit]

2002 Kawasaki KX65 in Green
2002 Kawasaki KX65 in Green


2007[edit]

2007 Kawasaki KX65
2007 Kawasaki KX65 left side
2007 Kawasaki KX65 right side


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Kawasaki KX65
Manufacturer Kawasaki
Also called KX65 Monster Energy, KX 65 Monster Energy, KX 65
Production 2002 - 2019
Class Minibike / 50cc
Engine single cylinder, two-stroke
Bore / Stroke 44.5mm x 41.6mm
Compression ratio 8.4:1
Horse Power 17.03 HP (12.7 KW) @ 12500RPM
Torque 6.64 ft/lbs (9.0 Nm) @ 11000RPM
Fuel system carburetor. mikuni vm24ss
Ignition type cdi w/digital advance
Battery 8.4:1
Transmission Gear box: 6-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: Wet multi plate
Suspension Front: 33 mm telescopic fork with 4-way rebound damping
Rear: bottom-link uni-trak with gas-charged shock, adjustable preload and stepless rebound damping
Brakes Front: single disc. hydraulic.
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 60/100-14
Rear Tire 80/100-12
Wheelbase 44.09 inches (1120 mm)
Dimensions L 62.6 inches (1590 mm)
W 29.88 inches (759 mm)
H 37.6 inches (955 mm)
Seat height 29.88 inches (759 mm)
Weight 125.66 pounds (57.0 Kg) (dry), 60.0 kg (wet)
Fuel capacity 1.0 Gallon (3.79 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual
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The Kawasaki KX65 was a single cylinder, two-stroke Minibike / 50cc motorcycle produced by Kawasaki between 2002 and 2019. Max torque was 6.64 ft/lbs (9.0 Nm) @ 11000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 17.03 HP (12.7 KW) @ 12500 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a liquid cooled single cylinder, two-stroke. A 44.5mm bore x 41.6mm stroke result in a displacement of just 64.7 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 6-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet multi plate.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 60/100-14 front tire and a 80/100-12 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc. hydraulic. in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a 33 mm telescopic fork with 4-way rebound damping while the rear was equipped with a bottom-link uni-trak with gas-charged shock, adjustable preload and stepless rebound damping. The KX65 was fitted with a 1.0 Gallon (3.79 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 125.66 pounds (57.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 44.09 inches (1120 mm) long.

2005 Kawasaki KX65[edit]

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Targeted at children looking for the basic motocross training, the 2004 Kawasaki KX65 sports a 64cc single-cylinder 2-stroke engine which provides a non-nonsense power just under 17 PS. This makes it the perfect beginner machine as it offers the race-worthy punch but it a rather tamed, unintimidating manner, just right for educational purposes.

4-way adjustable suspensions makes sure the 2004 Kawasaki KX65 is easy to set up for a wide variety of riders and surfaces, while at the same providing the best possible traction with almost any riding style. Even more, with a 6-speed gearbox, the young riders will get even more familiar with what motorcycles really are like. And with only 57 kg of mass, even a kid could lift the 2004 Kawasaki KX65 from the dirt.


2006 Kawasaki KX65[edit]

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Being both diminutive in size and offering plenty of power, the 2005 Kawasaki KX65 is a mini-enduro bike which will provide a great training platform for young riders. Being small and light to be ridden or picked up from the dirt, the 2005 KX65 is a valuable educational vehicle for introducing kinds to the basics of motocross and dirt racing.

The liquid-cooled 2-stroke engine offers a smooth power delivery so it is both brawny and unintimidating, while the 6-speed gearbox lets the children get used to what riding a bike really means. The adjustable suspensions of the 2005 KX65 provide an easy and convenient way to set up different responses for different weights and riding styles, while providing the best traction.


2007 Kawasaki KX65[edit]

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The 2006 Kawasaki KX65 is a mini-enduro bike created for children. Its small size is perfect for the little riders and offers great handling and confidence, while the diminutive engine packs enough punch for racing. Thanks to the high-specs disc brakes, the 2006 KX65 can be ridden hard: there is more than enough stopping power for aggressive riding, while the revised ergonomics offer both freedom of movement and a less tiring experience.

The liquid-cooled 2-stroke engine offers a smooth power delivery so it is both brawny and unintimidating, while the 6-speed gearbox lets the children get used to what riding a bike really means. The adjustable suspensions of the 2006 KX65 provide an easy and convenient way to set up different responses for different weights and riding styles, while providing the best traction.


2008 Kawasaki KX65[edit]

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Just like the previous years models, the 2007 Kawasaki KX65 offers a surprising package of looks, race-worthy performance and learning possibilities. The bike is targeted for children and is one of the best ways to start teaching your kid the basics of motocross.

Offering a lot of power thanks to the 2-stroke engine, the 2007 KX65 also comes with a no-nonsense 6-speed gearbox and this means that your kid will get used to shifting and a lot of the intricacies of motorcycle riding right from the start.

The 2007 Kawasaki KX65 offers a wide range of suspension settings which will easily accommodate any rider, riding style or surface. And with disc brakes, there's also enough stopping force for confident riding and learning how to push harder through the increasingly fast corners.


2009 Kawasaki KX65[edit]

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The 2008 Kawasaki KX65 is a mini-enduro motorcycle targeting children and is one of the best ways to start teaching the basics of motocross and dirt racing to your kid. The 2-stroke engine and 6-speed transmission ensure both the power needed for getting used to tackle the rough terrain and the convenience of learning the secrets of shifting right form the start.

The 2008 Kawasaki KX65 also offers a wide range of suspension settings which will easily accommodate any rider, riding style or surface. And with disc brakes, there's also enough stopping force for confident riding and learning how to push harder through the increasingly fast corners. With racing-inspired graphics and two-tone seat, the KX64 looks good and your kid will surely enjoy it, possibly more than you will.


2010 Kawasaki KX65[edit]

2010 Kawasaki KX65

The 2009 Kawasaki KX65 is a small-displacement motorcycle, perfect for teaching the basics of motocross riding to children. Despite its 64cc engine, the KX65 offers a lot of useable power thanks to the 2-stroke design. However, the predictable throttle and smooth 6-speed shifting offer a confidence boost and will make learning how to ride both fun and thrilling.

Powerful disc brakes offer dependable stopping force, allowing the young rider to get acquainted to the riding aggressivity and keeping to the safe side, as well. Updated ergonomics make steering the 2009 Kawasaki KX65 easier for straight lines, fast turns and jumps. If you think your kid has what it takes to be a champion, the KX65 is the best way to start training.


2011 Kawasaki KX65[edit]

2011 Kawasaki KX65

The Just perfect to start teaching the basics of motocross and dirt training to your kid, the 2010 Kawasaki KX65 is a mini-enduro bike sporting a nifty combination between a scaled-down racing motorcycle and a educational, unintimidating one.

Thanks to the 2-stroke design, the 64cc engine is capable to deliver enough power to be thrilling and at the same time have kids getting used to taming the motorcycle. The 2010 KX65 comes with disc brakes for dependable and trustworthy stopping force, while the adjustable suspensions offer optimal traction on a variety of surface types and for pretty much any rider.


2012 Kawasaki KX65[edit]

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Loaded with all the nifty features of a diminutive racing bike, the 2011 Kawasaki KX65 is the perfect choice if you are looking for a motorcycle to teach your kid the basics of motocross. The small size and lightweight construction of the 2011 KX65 provide easy handling and your kid will be able to effortlessly control the bike, while the 6-speed gearbox will make him or her get used to shifting.

The 2-stroke engine packs quite some punch and the 2011 KX65 is both fun and thrilling to ride, without being intimidating, though. Comfort and traction are ensured by the adjustable suspensions, making easy to set up the bike for various riders and yet retain all the performance. With race-inspired graphics, the kids will surely love to learn how to ride the 2011 KX65.


2013 Kawasaki KX65[edit]

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The 2012 Kawasaki KX65 is a mini-enduro motorcycle that's fit for both motocross racing and educational purposes. While this bike is a scaled-down version of the bigger racing machine, it still comes with top-notch performance: a powerful 2-stroke engine delivers the punch, while adjustable suspensions make sure the bike can be easily tailored to suite almost any rider, with zero compromise in handling and comfort.

High-performance disc brakes provide dependable and trustworthy stopping power, and a 6-speed gearbox will have the young riders accustomed to shifting and the basics of racing. The diminutive dimensions and weight of the 2012 Kawasaki KX65 also make sure that the bike is easy to handle and even pick up from the dirt track if needed.


2014 Kawasaki KX65[edit]

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The 2014 MY Kawasaki KX65 may pack only a 64cc two-stroke engine, but it is loaded with technology sourced from its bigger siblings, ensuring that young riders become accustomed early-on with the world of motocross.

The suspension comprise a 33 mm telescopic fork and a bottom-link Uni-Trak rear that is four-way adjustable, so riding on hard-packed dirt in the woods or on loose gravel will feel equally reaassuring.

The light aluminum rims, dyed in black, reduce the unsprung weight, making the suspension more responsive, and also add an aggressive touch to the bikes looks.


2015 Kawasaki KX65[edit]

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The 2015 MY Kawasaki KX65 carries on the reputation of its predecessors, being one of the best motocross bikes available on the market for the younger rider. Sporting a 64cc engine paired to a six-speed transmission with a manual clutch, the minibike is surprisingly fast for its displacement.

The suspension features a Uni-Trak rear that makes it responsive and improves handling and the overall control of the bike. The disc brakes lower unsprung weight and are made out of a material that is fade-resistant.

Amateur racing support is being offered through Team Green, because the bike is often the predilect choice for youngsters teams.


2017 Kawasaki KX 65[edit]

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It's widely known that kids are the future of the world, and what better way to raise those kids than on a Kawasaki dirt bike? Made in Japan and built specifically for the youth rider, the 2017 KX65 brings big-bike performance to a pint-sized package, all for $3,699 of lawn-mowing money. So long as junior is comfortable with a 30-inch seat height and 132-pound overall weight, the KX65 should be a great learning tool for your youngster. The 64cc package may not be small, but depending on what your kid is looking for, it may be the perfect amount of punch to haul them around as they develop their skills and create awesome memories.


2018 Kawasaki KX 65[edit]

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Its liquid-cooled, two-stroke 65cc engine and light weight chassis delivers strong controllable power and exceptional handling that is the ultimate recipe for winning races. The 33mm front forks and four-way adjustable rebound damping are capable of performing at the highest level in aggressive terrain, while the rear is fitted with Kawasaki’s Uni-Trak single-shock system with adjustable rebound damping and fully adjustable spring preload.


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