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Buyer's Guide > KLR650
Colours shown may not be available in Canada.
The KLR650 continues to take budget-minded adventurers around the world, as well as offer reasonable dual sport capability to riders sticking close to home. It remains Kawasaki's biggest sellers so there are a mass of aftermarket accessories available too.
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Brand
Kawasaki
Model
KLR650
Categories
Dual Sport - Standard
New/Returning
Returning for 2016
Price (base)
$ 7,299
Capacity
651 cc
Engine Type
Single cylinder, DOHC with 4 valves, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke
Transmission
5-speed, chain
Clutch
Wet multi-plate
Fueling
Carburetor
Max Power
43 HP (32.4 kW) @ 6500 rpm
Max Torque
36.9 ft-lbs (50 Nm) @ 5500 rpm
Seat Height, std
890 mm (35 in.)
Seat Height, options
Wheelbase
1480 mm (58.3 in.)
Fuel Capacity
22 L (5.81 USG)
Dry Weight
Curb Weight
196 kg (432 lbs.)
Brakes, front
Single 280 mm disc with 2-piston caliper
Brakes, rear
Single 240 mm disc with 2-piston caliper
Antilock Brakes (ABS)
Not Available
Suspension, front
41 mm Standard forks, rebound? adjustable with 200 mm of travel
Suspension, rear
Single shock, rebound & preload adjustable with 185 mm of travel
Tires, front
90/90-21
Tires, rear
130/80-17
Paint/Colours
Matrix Camo Gray, Ebony (-$300), Candy Lime Green (-$300)
Warranty
12 months, unlimited mileage

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