The KX250F got basically the same
treatment that the 450 got last year.
There was a big emphasis on
weight loss, the frame was
narrowed 6mm and the
motor was reconfigured.
The fuel-injection system
still uses two injectors, but
they are redesigned,
and the 44mm throttle
body is more compact. The combustion chamber
is different, the
piston is lighter
and the cylinder is
that Kawasaki did
not give the KX250F an
The price for the new KX250F will be $7749.
For the 2017 KX100,
the price is $4599.
air fork. The bike has a new version
of the SFF Type 2 fork, which uses a
single fork spring. The temptation was
probably great with the weight-loss
directive, but there’s still a big spring-fork lobby in the real world, and
Kawasaki is claiming a 4-pound
weight loss without resorting
With so many big changes in 2016, the KX450F is
back, mostly unchanged.
The 2017 KX450F has new in-mold
graphics and new triple clamps.
The MSRP is $8849.