Kawasaki's smallest motocross racer is loaded with big KX features to keep young riders at the front of the pack. Boasting aluminum rims, adjustable suspension, digital CDI, and fast revving flywheel, the KX65 is a serious competitor.
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Bore and stroke44.5 x 41.6 mm
LubricationPre-mix (32:1)
TypeLiquid-cooled, 2-stroke Single
IgnitionDigital CDI
Displacement64 cc
Induction4-petal reed valve
CarburetorMikuni VM24SS
Compression ratio8.4:1


Front: type180 mm disc
Rear: calipersSingle-piston caliper
Rear: type180 mm disc
Front: calipersSingle-piston caliper


Overall length1,590 mm
Curb mass**60 kg (132.3 lbs)
Overall width760 mm
Seat height760 mm
Ground clearance305 mm
Wheelbase1,120 mm
Overall height955 mm
Fuel capacity3.8 litres


Gear ratio: 3rd1.722 (31/18)
Final reduction ratio3.615 (47/13)
Gear ratio: 2nd2.125 (34/16)
Gear ratio: 6th1.083 (26/24)
Gear ratio: 1st2.846 (37/13)
Transmission6-speed, return
Primary reduction ratio3.500 (77/22)
Gear ratio: 5th1.217 (28/23)
Final driveChain
Gear ratio: 4th1.428 (30/21)
ClutchWet multi-disc, manual
Primary DriveGear


Wheel travel: rear240 mm
TypeSemi double cradle, High-tensile steel with detachable left-side rear section
Wheel travel: front210 mm
Trail60 mm
Caster (rake)27°
Tire: rear80/100-12
Tire: front60/100-14


Suspension, rearBottom-link Uni-Trak with gas-charged shock fully adjustable spring preload, and 4-click rebound damping
Suspension, front33 mm telescopic fork, 4-click adjustable rebound damping
Years 2015, 2014, 2013