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Kawasaki Motor Corp.

Big ATV features and capability sized for the young rider

KFX50 White
KFX50 White

KFX50 Lime Green
KFX50 Lime Green

The KFX®50 is the perfect ATV for beginning riders age six years and older. The KFX50 combines an environmentally friendly air-cooled four-stroke engine with a wide 27.6-inch stance for solid performance and stable handling, especially important for young riders. The stable KFX50 also incorporates full floorboards that provide extra comfort for the rider.

Though it is a compact entry level ATV, the KFX50 boasts features such as electric starting, single-shock swingarm rear suspension, A-arm front suspension, dual front drum and single rear disc brakes, much like the styling and features found on the larger KFX models.

An adjustable throttle stop, CVT transmission speed limiter and lanyard safety switch allow the rider's confidence and skill levels to increase while parental control is maintained. Once riders are confident enough to operate the KFX50 on their own, parents can still maintain control over its operation, thanks to the keyed ignition which helps to prevent unauthorized use.

Features

  • Reliable 49cc air-cooled overhead-cam four-stroke engine produces user-friendly power
  • Continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT)
  • Electric push-button starting with kick-start backup
  • Electrically-operated fuel enrichener automatically opens fuel passage during cranking for easy starting
  • Two front drum brakes and a rear disc brake slow things down in a hurry
  • All three brakes are activated by the handlebar-mounted brake levers to simplify operation
  • Centrifugal clutch on the transmission allows engine braking under certain conditions for added slowing power
  • Wide stance for stable handling
  • Aggressive sport ATV design similar to larger KFX models
  • Steel chassis for durability
  • A-arm front suspension
  • Swingarm rear suspension
  • Chain drive
  • 3.35 in. ground clearance at the rear axle
  • Full floorboards
  • Screw-type throttle limiter and collar in the CVT allow parents to set speed and power limits to suit their youngster’s skill and experience
  • Ignition-cutoff tether allows an adult to immediately stop engine operation by pulling the tether line
  • Keyed ignition switch prevents starting without a key
  • Equipped with an USFS-approved spark arrestor

Specifications

  • Engine: Air-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder
  • Displacement: 49.5cc
  • Bore x stroke: 39.0 x 41.4mm
  • Compression ratio: 10.0:1
  • Carburetion: Keihin PTE 16
  • Ignition: Solid state CDI
  • Transmission: Continuously Variable Automatic
  • Final drive: Chain
  • Frame: Double cradle, steel
  • Suspension front / wheel travel: Single A-arm with twin shock absorbers / 2.8 in.
  • Suspension rear / wheel travel: Swingarm with single shock absorber / 2.9 in.
  • Front tire: AT16x8-7 tubeless
  • Rear tire: AT16x8-7 tubeless
  • Front brakes / rear brake: Dual mechanical drums / Hydraulic disc
  • Overall length: 55.1 in.
  • Overall width: 34.7 in.
  • Wheelbase: 38.0 in.
  • Ground clearance: Center of chassis – 5.3 in.
  • Track Front/Rear: 27.2 / 27.6 in.
  • Fuel capacity: 1.5 gal.
  • Dry weight: 232 lbs.
  • Color choices: Lime Green
  • Bright White
  • MSRP: $1,749
  • Warranty: 12 Months
  • Wholesale distributor: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.
    9950 Jeronimo Road
    Irvine, California 92618
    (949) 770-0400
    www.kawasaki.com

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