compact, fuel efficient workhorse
Whether it’s tasked with play or work, it’s a
sure thing the tough and economical Kawasaki’s
Bayou® 250 ATV will excel at the job. Its
long-lasting, electric-start four-stroke engine,
five-speed transmission and steel cargo racks
make the Bayou 250 synonymous with four wheel
Affordable and easy to operate, the Bayou 250
features a trail ready independent A-arm front
suspension and a semi-independent multi-link
rear suspension. This design equals a smooth,
compliant ride yet none of the complexity and
maintenance requirements of a fully independent
Additional features include triple drum brakes,
hitch bracket, easy-to-read fuel gauge and a
12-volt accessory connector to provide quick and
easy power to your electrical accessories. Plus,
the steel cargo racks can handle a combined
weight of 110 pounds and it can tow 450 pounds.
Owners can increase the versatility of their
Bayou ATV via the extensive line of Authentic
Kawasaki Accessories, available through Kawasaki
As with all off-highway vehicle recreation,
Kawasaki encourages ATV riders to ride
responsibly and to respect the environment.
Kawasaki will pay first-time buyers of a new
Kawasaki ATV $100 for completing an ATV rider
safety course conducted by the ATV Safety
Institute (ASI). Interested consumers can call
ASI toll-free at 800-887-2887.
228cc air-cooled four-stroke engine
- Smooth and reliable
- Hassle-free electric starter and a recoil
- Five-speed manual transmission keeps thing
- Shaft drive is reliable, quiet and very low
Chassis and Suspension
- Independent A-arm suspension up front offers
stable and comfortable ride
- Only ATV in its class with semi-independent
- Cargo racks can carry a combined weight of 110
- Triple drum brakes
- Easy-to-read fuel gauge allows the rider to
check the fuel level at a glance
- 12-volt accessory connector to provide quick
and easy power to your electrical accessories.
- It can tow 450 pounds
Engine: Air-cooled, four-stroke, single
Bore x stroke: 69.0 x 61.0mm
Compression ratio: 8.9:1
Carburetion: Mikuni VM24SS
Ignition: Solid state with electronic ignition
Transmission: Five-speed-plus reverse with
Final drive: Shaft
Frame: Double cradle, steel
Suspension front / wheel travel: Single A-arm,
independent / 4.5 in.
Suspension rear / wheel travel: Semi-independent
Quad-Link with dual shocks / 4.9 in.
Front tire: AT21x8-9 tubeless
Rear tire: AT22x10-10 tubeless
Front brakes / rear brake: Dual drums / Drum
Overall length: 70.1 in.
Overall width: 40.2 in.
Wheelbase: 43.9 in.
Ground clearance: Center of chassis – 7.5 in.,
at rear axle – 6.1 in.
Seat height: 28.7 in.
Lighting: 25W x 2
Rack capacity, front / rear: 44 / 66 lbs.
Towing capacity: 450 lbs.
Fuel capacity: 2.6 gal.
Curb weight: 425.6 lbs.
Instruments: Neutral indicator, reverse
Color choices: Woodsman Green, Sunbeam Red and
Wholesale distributor: Kawasaki Motors Corp.,
9950 Jeronimo Road
Irvine, California 92618
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