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2014 Kawasaki Mule 600

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Built with practicality and reliability in mind, the 2014 Kawasaki Mule 600 has all it needs to be considered the perfect partner for tough jobs.
Jump on board and you’ll find a comfy seat, automotive style controls and a dash-mounted gear selector.

The vehicle is powered by a 401 cc, four stroke, air cooled single cylinder engine which is mated to a continuously variable transmission. The engine is mounted on a sturdy steel frame which further enhances the side-x-side’s handling abilities.

The stopping power is handled by a set of self adjusting, hydraulic drum brakes at all four wheels.

For enhanced off road performances you also get four 22" tires with a special tread pattern which offer a great grip and also improve the ride quality.

The Kawasaki Mule 600 is offered with a base price of $ 6,999.

Hit the jump for more information on the Kawasaki Mule 600.

Overview

Kawasaki Mule 600

Long-lasting Side x Side Value for Work and Fun

Play lasts longer and work becomes easier with the 2014 Kawasaki Mule™ 600 side x side. Offering an unrivaled blend of value and durability, the Mule 600 is the perfect vehicle to carry whatever supplies your task requires, from hauling posts to repair fences, to transporting bags of concrete for building a new stable. And to reward a job well done, it’s rugged enough to allow for fun in the forest. Perhaps most importantly in today’s economy, it accomplishes all this without breaking the bank.

So compact it can fit into the bed of a full-sized pickup, the Mule 600’s single-cylinder engine will keep going strong for a long time to come. Complementing this emphasis on toughness is an easy-to-operate continuously variable transmission resting atop a sturdy, steel tube frame that also hosts a dual-mode rear differential, comfy-riding independent front suspension and beefy hydraulic brakes. User-friendly details in the spacious cab abound, including automotive-type controls and a dash-mounted gear selector as well as two large cup holders, a passenger-side glove box and passenger grab handle. The hinged front hood offers even more storage for those times when extra space is needed.

The Mule 600’s air-cooled, 401cc, single-cylinder, four-stroke engine maintains ideal operating temperatures with help from an efficient cooling fan. An enrichener that partially opens the throttle during ignition allows for easy engine starts in forward or reverse gear, provided the brake is applied. In addition, the Mule 600 incorporates mud flaps by the rear tires to minimize the chance of mud entering the engine area.

2014 Kawasaki Mule 600 Key Features:

Kawasaki Mule 600

• Rugged and compact off-road Side X Side
• Easy to use, with low operating costs
• Can be easily transported in the bed of a full-size pickup
• Can tow up to 1,100 lbs. with optional Kawasaki trailer hitch installed
• Able to carry up to 400 lbs. in its steel cargo bed

2014 Kawasaki Mule 600 Features and Benefits:

Kawasaki Mule 600

Fan cooled, single-cylinder engine

• Durable, lightweight, uncomplicated and quiet 401cc four-stroke engine
• Modern four-stroke overhead valve design for great fuel economy
• Cooling fan helps the engine maintain an ideal operating temperature

Easy starting

Kawasaki Mule 600

• Choke opens throttle during starting so accelerator pedal does not need to be depressed
• Can be started in gear by depressing brake pedal

Gear-driven engine balancer

Kawasaki Mule 600

• Balance weight moves opposite the piston, dramatically reducing vibration, minimizing noise and wear
• Maximizes operator comfort and diminishes fatigue

Environmentally friendly emissions

Kawasaki Mule 600

• Carburetor settings reduce exhaust emissions
• Positive crankcase ventilation system recycles blow-by gases to the intake tract to be burned in the engine
• Muffler has USFS-approved spark arrestor
• California models have a check valve on the fuel tank/charcoal canister connector hose to prevent gasoline from entering the canister when operating on inclines or over rough terrain

Kawasaki automatic power-drive system (KAPS)

• Simple and lightweight CVT (continuously variable transmission) is fully automatic and keeps engine speed in the most efficient range for any selected vehicle speed, load or terrain
• Fully automatic transmission maintains proper ratio for a wide range of speeds and conditions
• An open-sided drive pulley runs cooler for maximum belt life
• Belt deflection can be easily adjusted by changing shim thickness of the adjuster bolt located on the outside of the driven converter
• Cooling air flows in from a vent in the cab frame through a special air filter, which keeps water and dust out for increased belt life
• Long-wearing double cog CVT belt

Dual mode differential

• Locked mode for maximum traction in difficult conditions
• Unlocked mode decreases turning radius and minimizes ground disturbance – great for use on grass.

Rack and pinion steering

• Rack-and-pinion steering helps to keep steering light and accurate, which makes maneuvering in tight working quarters a snap
• Durable, simple and easy to maintain

Macpherson strut independent front suspension

• Comfortable ride and excellent load-carrying capability
• Simple, rugged single A-arm design offers tight turning radius for extra maneuverability

Unit swingarm rear suspension

• Unique design places engine and rear wheels on a sub-frame with a mid-point pivot
• Isolates vibration
• Can handle heavy loads, yet provides a comfortable ride even with an empty cargo bed

Off-road tires

• Special tread pattern and 22" tires enhance off-road traction and ride quality while reducing tire wear

Chassis

• Self-adjusting, hydraulic drum brakes at all four wheels provide ample stopping power
• Front grille includes space for mounting a 3000-lb. capacity winch
• Compact, lightweight and easy to transport to the job; easily fits in the bed of a full-sized pickup
• Bench seat is spacious and comfortable for two
• Durable plastic body panels resist dents, while color is molded in for long-lasting good looks

Safety equipment

• Meets Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS) requirements for wheeled tractors under SAE J1194, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 7.4, and 7.5; also meets FMVSS 216 roof crush resistance requirement
• Speed limited to 25 mph

Ample storage

• Large storage tub under the hood with four D-rings to secure the load
• Passenger side glove box
• Cup holders located at each side of the front hood by the dash

Tilting cargo bed

• Steel cargo bed can carry up to 400 pounds
• Thick tailgate panel and secure latching tailgate locking pins reduce vibration and noise, and add durability

Simple maintenance

• Crankcase oil level dipstick
• Dual element air cleaner
• CVT cover has a convenient drain plug

Cab features

• Automotive-style dash designed for ease of use with easy reach controls
• Standard equipment hour meter makes maintenance intervals easy to track
• Fuel gauge
• Oil temperature warning light
• Gear selector for Forward, Neutral and Reverse
• Differential locking lever
• Convenient parking brake
• Headlight switch for powerful and stylish 35w headlights

Popular accessory items

• Soft or Hard Top
• Windshield
• Winch
• Enclosed Cab
• Snow Plow

Specifications

EngineFour-stroke, air-cooled single
Displacement401cc
Bore x Stroke82 x 76mm
Compression ratio8.3:1
CarburetionNikki 6C1026
Air filterSnorkel-type with two-stage dry replaceable element
Oil filterAutomotive-type spin-on canister
IgnitionMagneto and transistor
Electrical12VDC, 14 amp-hour battery, alternator
TransmissionKawasaki Automatic Power-Drive System (KAPS), with reverse
Final driveShaft, dual-mode rear differential
ExhaustMuffler with USFS-approved spark arrestor
Front Tire Size22x9-10 tubeless
Rear Tire Size22x11-10 tubeless
Front suspension / wheel travelMacPherson struts / 3.1 in.
Rear suspension / wheel travelUnit swing axle, adjustable shocks / 3.1 in.
SteeringRack and pinion
BrakesFour-wheel hydraulic drum
Fuel capacity4.1 gallons
Curb weight956 lbs.
Overall length108.8 in.
Overall width52.6 in.
Overall height70.1 in.
Wheelbase70.0 in.
Ground clearance6.1 in.
Roll over protective structure (ROPS)This structure meets ROPS requirements for wheeled tractors under SAE J1194, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, and 7.5. This structure also meets FMVSS 216 Roof Crush resistance requirement
Cargo bed dimensions (LxWxH)41.1 x 35.4 x 9.6 in. / 8.08 cu. ft.
Cargo bed capacity400 lbs.
Load capacity926 lbs.
Towing capacity1,100 lbs.
Turning radius10.8 ft.
Top speed25 mph, governed
Lighting(2) 35w headlights, and 5/21w tail/brake light
InstrumentsHour meter
Color ChoicesDark Royal Red, Woodsmen Green
WarrantyKawasaki Strong 3 Year Limited Warranty
Kawasaki Protection Plus12 or 24 months
Price$6,999


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