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When you ride the KX™250 motocross motorcycle, you ride in the company of legends. The powerful 249cc 4-stroke engine helps you take the lead and stay in front. A coned disc-spring hydraulic clutch offers direct feel, light lever action, and consistent performance. Electric start provides easy engine starting and restarting with the push of a button. Shave lap times on the ultimate 250-class motocross machine.

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Dual Injectors

Kawasaki's KX™250F was the first mass-production motocrosser to feature Dual Injectors. One injector is located downstream of the throttle valve (where injectors are located on standard FI systems) and a second is locate

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ERGO-FIT is an interface system that allows a wide range of riders to feel at one with their machine.

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Kawasaki Launch Control Mode (KLCM)

KLCM (Kawasaki Launch Control Mode) optimizes acceleration from a stop by electronically managing engine output to minimize wheelspin.

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Top Features


  • Engine


    4-stroke single, DOHC, liquid-cooled



    Bore x Stroke

    78.0 x 52.2mm

    Compression Ratio


    Fuel System

    DFI® with 44mm Keihin throttle body and dual injectors


    Digital CDI


    5-speed, return shift, with wet multi-disc manual clutch

  • Suspension

    Front Suspension / Wheel Travel

    48mm inverted telescopic coil spring fork with 23-way compression damping and 20-way rebound damping /12.4 in

    Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel

    New Uni-Trak® with dual-range (2.25 turns high speed/21-way low-speed) compression damping, 38-way rebound damping and adjustable preload/12.4 in

    Front Tire


    Rear Tire



    28.0°/4.6 in

    Ground Clearance

    13.2 in


    58.5 in

  • Totals

    Overall Length

    85.8 in

    Overall Width

    32.3 in

    Overall Height

    49.8 in

    Seat Height

    37.4 in

    Curb Weight

    226.4 lb without fuel / 236.5 lb**

    Fuel Capacity

    1.64 gal

  • General

    Final Drive


    Frame Type

    Aluminum perimeter

    Color Choices

    Lime Green

    Kawasaki Protection Plus (optional)

    Not Available

  • Brakes

    Front Brakes

    Single semi-floating 270mm Braking® petal disc with dual-piston caliper

    Rear Brakes

    Single 240mm Braking® petal disc with single-piston caliper

  • Guarantee


    Not Available

**Curb weight includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90 percent capacity) and tool kit (if supplied).

Specifications subject to change

KAWASAKI CARES: Always wear a helmet, eye protection, and proper apparel. Never ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Read Owner’s Manual and all on-product warnings. Professional rider shown on a closed course. ©2021 Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

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