Kawasaki KX500 Specs, Top Speed, Mileage, Picture, Diagram & History

Kawasaki KX500 Specs, Top Speed, Mileage, Picture, Diagram & History

The Kawasaki KX500 Model is a Motocross Motorcycle Manufactured by Kawasaki. This Motorcycle Was Produced From 1983-2004. This Motorcycle Has an engine of Water-cooled, 2-stroke, Single cylinder, 500cc Engine. This Motorcycle Has been Added to 63.5 Horsepower. The Bike's top speed is Company Claimed To Be Around 89 mph. The Kawasaki KX500 Bike's fuel tank capacity is 9.9 liters.

    Kawasaki KX500
    Kawasaki KX500

    Kawasaki KX500 Gear Ratio

    I     2.000

    II    1.450

    III   1.181

    IV   0.954

    V    0.791

    Kawasaki KX500 Fuel Consumption

    The company claimed the mileage of the Kawasaki KX500 is 39.1 kmpl. (Avg.).

    Kawasaki KX500 Tire Pressure

    Kawasaki KX500 Company Recommended Front Tire Pressure is 12 psi and The Rear Tire Pressure is 14 psi.

    Kawasaki KX500 Spark Plug Gap

    For this motorcycle, the manufacturer advises using spark plug gaps of 0.024 inches.

    Kawasaki KX500 Photos

    Kawasaki K
    Kawasaki K

    Kawasaki KX
    Kawasaki KX

    Kawasaki KX500 Wiring Diagram

    Kawasaki KX 500 Wiring Diagram
    KX 500 Wiring Diagram

    Kawasaki KX500 Owner Service Manuals

    Kawasaki KX500 Technical Specifications

    More Specification
    Bike Brand Kawasaki
    Model Name / Also called          Kawasaki KX 500
    Production Year 1983-2004
    Bike Typemotocross
    Successor Kawasaki KX450F
    Brand Origin Japan
    Engine Type 500cc, Water-cooled, 2-stroke,
    Single cylinder
    Displacement (cc)                       499 cm³ (30,4 cu-in)
    Maximum Power63,5 hp (46,7 kW) / 7000 rpm
    Maximum Torque65,7 Nm (6,7 kg*m) / 6000 rpm
    Fuel Supply                                                              Carburetor, 1x Keihin PWK39
    Bore & Stroke 86,0 x 86,0 mm
    Cooling System Water -cooled
    Compression Ratio6.8:1 (high speed), 7.7:1 (low speed)

    Brake Types Disc 
    Front BrakeSingle disc, 220 mm, 2-piston caliper
    Rear BrakeSingle disc, 190 mm, 1-piston caliper
                           Wheels and Tyres
    Front Tire Size 80/100-21 51M
    Rear Tire Size110/100-18 64M
    110/90-19 62M – KX500 (USA) 120/100-18 68M – KX500 (Europe)
    Dimension and Weight
    Seat height950 mm / 37,4 in
    Overall height1205 mm / 47,4 in
    Overall length 2190 mm / 86,2 in
    Overall width 815 mm / 32,1 in
    Ground Clearance370 mm / 14,5 in
    Dry weight100 kg / 220 lbs
    Curb  weight
    106 kg / 233 lbs

    Mileage and Performance
    0-60 Kmph-
    0-100 Kmph -
    Top Speed 89 mph (145 kmph)
    Fuel Capacity 9,9 l / 2,61 US gal
    Fuel economy-
    Consumption Average 39.1 MPG
    Fuel Type Petrol / Octane
    Recommended Engine Oil
    K-tech 10W-40
    Features Value and Safety
    Speedometer Yes
    Tachometer Yes
    Tripmeter Yes
    Electricals and Transmission
    Number of Used Plugs
    Recommended Spark Plugs NGK BR8EG '98-04
    NGK B9EG   '83 ,'84
    NGK B8EG  '85 ,'87-97
    Air Filter

    Voltage -
    Head Light
    Tail Light
    Gear Box 5-speed constant mesh
    Final Drive Chain
    ClutchWet, multi-plate, cable operated
    Chain Size -
    Chassis and Suspension
    Front Suspension Inverted telescopic air fork (adjustable) , 300 mm / 11,8 in
    Rear Suspension Swingarm Uni-Trak with mono-shock (adjustable), 330 mm / 13,0 in
    Frame typeSemi double-cradle (steel)

    More Specification
    Bike Colours -
    No. of Cylinders 1 cylinder

    Kawasaki KX500 Top Speed and Acceleration Video

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