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Kawasaki Motor Corp.

KFX50
A popular youth ATV that lets parents decide

KFX50

KFX50

KFX50 front brake
KFX50 front brake

The Kawasaki KFX50 is a great starting point for beginning ATV riders age six years and older. With its wide 27.6-inch stance, full floorboards and environmentally friendly air-cooled, four-stroke engine, the KFX50 delivers solid performance and stable handling to provide a good foundation for young learners.

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.

The KFX50 has styling like that of the larger KFX models and boasts features such as electric starting, single-shock swingarm rear suspension, A-arm front suspension, dual front drum and single rear disc brakes. The compact entry-level ATV also incorporates full floorboards, which provide extra comfort and safety for the rider.

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.

Authentic Kawasaki Accessories are available through Kawasaki dealers.

Features

49cc air-cooled, OHC, four-stroke single
- Reliable 49cc air-cooled, overhead-cam four-stroke engine produces user-friendly power
- Electric push-button starting with kick-start backup
- Electrically-operated fuel enrichener automatically opens fuel passage during cranking for easy starting
- Equipped with an USFS-approved spark arrestor

Transmission
- Continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT)
- Centrifugal clutch on the transmission allows engine braking under certain conditions for added slowing power
- Chain drive

Stable Chassis
- Aggressive sport ATV design similar to larger KFX models
- Wide stance for stable handling
- Steel chassis for durability
- Full floorboards

Capable Suspension
- A-arm front suspension
- Swingarm rear suspension
- 3.4 in. ground clearance at the rear axle

Simple Brakes
- 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

Easy Parental Controls
- Keyed ignition switch prevents starting without a key
- Screw-type throttle limiter and collar in the CVT allow parents to set speed and power limits to suit their youngsters skill and experience
- Ignition-cutoff tether allows an adult to immediately stop engine operation by pulling the tether line


Engine: Air-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder
Displacement: 49.5cc
Bore x stroke: 39.0 x 41.4mm
Compression ratio: 10.8:1
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: At rear axle 3.4 in.
Track Front/Rear: 27.2 / 27.6 in.
Fuel capacity: 1.5 gal.
Curb weight: 245 lbs.
Color choices: Lime Green
Sunbeam Red
MSRP: $1,999
Wholesale distributor: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.
9950 Jeronimo Road
Irvine, California 92618
(949) 770-0400
www.kawasaki.com


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Specifications

Engine: Air-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder
Displacement: 49.5cc
Bore x stroke: 39.0 x 41.4mm
Compression ratio: 10.8:1
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: At rear axle 3.4 in.
Track Front/Rear: 27.2 / 27.6 in.
Fuel capacity: 1.5 gal.
Curb weight: 245 lbs.
Color choices: Lime Green
Sunbeam Red
MSRP: $1,999
Wholesale distributor: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.
9950 Jeronimo Road
Irvine, California 92618
(949) 770-0400
www.kawasaki.com


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