Introduction: Kawasaki KLX 150 L is a 150 cc smart and stylish dirt bike of Kawasaki. As per Kawasaki, the KLX150L was designed to offer riders serious off-road performance for riding in the jungle and on other off-road trails. The bike is based on Kawasaki’s KX motocross racers. See pictures of Kawasaki KLX150L here.
History: Kawasaki KLX 150 L is version of Kawasaki’s lineup of motorcycles that are built for taking on harsh road conditions. The KLX 150 series was first launched in Indonesia. The bike is sold in Bangladesh by Asian Motorbikes Ltd. since early 2019.
Features: Key features of Kawasaki KLX 150L are described in a nutshell below.
The bike is a serious off-roader from the company. The high sets, ground clearance. Long suspension and high-raised handlebars are all there to aid the rider in off-road trails. In fact, the best feature of this bike is that it is an off-roader in the realm of 101 street bikes.
The shape of the bike allures the rider to climb on and ride to their heart’s content. Literally, this bike’s ride-ability is only limited by the rider’s abilities, almost. The instrument panel is an analog one as basic as it gets with just a Speedometer, an Odometer and a Fuel gauge. There are not even split indicator lights for the exact side indicator on.
The fuel tank is also very cool to look at with its slim shape and the attractive graphics on the panels that also add up to the cool factor of this bike. The seating is very much comfortable, though with an upright rider triangle and pipe handlebar which are ideal for this type of bikes. The seat is elongated to almost the top of the fuel tank to help you in times of harsh off-roading and standing on the bike from time to time.
Colors available for the Kawasaki KLX 150 L being sold in Bangladesh are:
- Green on Black
- Black on Green
- Blue on Black
The lights on the bike are halogen on both ends head and tail. So, that is a bummer for cool LED lovers but real dirt lovers actually, don’t mind a halogen setup.
Body Dimensions: The Kawasaki KLX 150 L is an amazing motorcycle. The wheelbase is 1340mm on which the 118 kg bike stands. The bike is balanced very well for its steel Perimeter frame. The bike has now got a 5.68L fuel tank which feeds the engine through the Carburetor system.
The overall length of Kawasaki KLX 150 L is 2080 mm while the width and height are kept at 770 mm and 1145 mm. The ground clearance is 295 mm in this machine with a seat height of 810 mm. Together with the light weight, high ground clearance and seat the bike very capable of taking on the harsh challenges of the off-road rides. Also, it performs decently on regular paved streets.
Engine & Transmission: Kawasaki KLX 150 L possesses a SOHC single cylinder, 4-stroke, air-cooled engine with an engine displacement of 144cc. The Power & Torque figures from this machine are as follows: 12BHP @8000 RPM & 11.3 Nm @ 6400 RPM. This bike has a 5-speed transmission with large sprocket at the rear.
Suspension, Brakes, Wheels: The suspension system of this bike has a set of telescopic forks up front and a Showa adjustable monoshock at the rear. The bike comes with spoke rims and ventilated disc brakes at both ends. The front wheel is wrapped in 2.75-21 45P off-road tyre with a 240mm disc while the rear one is wrapped in 4.10-18 59P tyre with 190mm disc. Both are tubeless, though.
Best For: The Kawasaki KLX 150 L is targeted to the dirt lovers. As the bike is mainly built for the off-roads, off-roading is excellent on this machine. City riding is also good. Riders can easily bypass traffic for its sleek design language. The bike has an excellent design language that reminds one its freshness as well as has enough performance to tackle everyday riding needs. You can see Kawasaki KLX 150 L’s first impression review here by BikeBD.
Competitors: The competitors of Kawasaki KLX 150 L are not that many. However the competitors are:
- Kawasaki D-Tracker 150
- Yamaha XTZ 125
- KTM DUKE 125
The competitors are facing a challenging fight from KAWASAKI KLX 150 L as it ticks nearly all the boxes that are required You can compare Kawasaki KLX 150 L price here with the competitors.
Specification: Kawasaki KLX150L
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What is the mileage of Kawasaki KLX 150 L?
Ans. The Kawasaki KLX 150 L has a company-claimed mileage of 40 kmpl. But the road conditions of Bangladesh turns the bike to give roughly 38 kmpl.Answer by : rafi on Dec 26, 2020 08:16:49 AM
Is Kawasaki KLX 150 L able to handle highway rides?
Ans. The Kawasaki KLX 150 L is basically not intended for highway performance rather dedicated to off the street performance. That said, the bike can be ridden in the highways and you can enjoy the ride pretty well compared to city rides which are okay. But you really have to ride it off the road to get the real fun of this machine.Answer by : rafi on Dec 26, 2020 08:17:26 AM