Kawasaki KLR 500

Kawasaki KLR 500

Key Specification Kawasaki KLR 500 1987

Engine and Drive Train

Engine power39.97 HP
Rpm at Max. Power7500 rpm
Compression Ratio9.5
StarterElectric
Displacement497 ccm

Suspension Front

Travel231 mm

Suspension Rear

Shock absorberMonoshock
Travel231 mm

Brakes Front

Diameter260 mm

Brakes Rear

Diameter230 mm

Dimensions and Weights

Front tyre width90 mm
Front tyre height90 %
Front tyre diameter21 inch
Rear tyre width130 mm
Rear tyre height80 %
Rear tyre diameter17 inch
Seat Height889 mm
Kerb Weight189 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity23 l
License compliancyA2
Stationary noise96 dB
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FAQ Kawasaki KLR 500

Which one is better? Kawasaki KLR 500 or KTM 390 Adventure?
You can compare these two motorcycles here. You can find all pros and cons of the comparable model here.
How about the availability of the Kawasaki KLR 500?
Compared to other Enduro motorcycle bikes the availability is very poor. There are very few Kawasaki KLR 500 bikes available on the market.
How popular is the Kawasaki KLR 500?
There is a weak demand for a Kawasaki KLR 500 on the market. Test reports of this model are rarely read on the platform of 1000PS.
What is the data source for the content on this page?
The data comes from the online motorcycle magazine '1000PS'. 1000PS was founded in 2001. The company is based in Austria. Most of the content is published in German. However, the team also presents motorcycle test videos in English on YouTube. Here you can find 1000PS on Instagram.

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