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2014 Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4

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Thanks to its unstoppable character and the 4WD system, the Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4 is the perfect partner for off road adventures or tough journeys.

The vehicle is propelled by a 401cc, single-cylinder, four-stroke, air cooled engine which is paired with a continuously variable transmission (CVT). The engine is housed by a strong, large-diameter steel tube frame, which sits on an independent front suspension and a swing-axle rear suspension.

Inside, the Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4 offers space for two people and is equipped with automotive-inspired controls, lots of storage places, a dashboard-mounted gear selector and a comfy steering wheel.

Other features worthy of being mentioned include a front differential/axle guard, rear differential guard, rear wheel mud flaps and a spacious cargo bed with a capacity of 400 lbs.

The Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4 comes with a base price of $7,799.

Hit the jump for more information on the Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4.

Overview

Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4

Long-Lasting 4WD Side x Side Adapts to Any Job Site

Versatility, strength and reliability come in a compact package with the Mule™ 610 4x4 side x side. While sharing all of the rugged features of the Mule 600, this Mule adds selectable four-wheel drive, making it able to tackle more tricky terrain, and increasing its value to anyone working far off the beaten trail. And since it conveniently fits into the bed of a full-sized pickup, transporting this tough Mule to the trailhead has never been easier.

The Mule 610 4x4’s practical powertrain couples a dependable single-cylinder four-stroke engine to a continuously variable transmission (CVT) with enough torque to tow over half a ton. A super-strong, large-diameter steel tube frame surrounds the Mule’s tough mechanical heart and rests atop an independent front suspension and a swing-axle rear suspension. Cabin comforts including a dashboard-mounted gear selector, automotive-inspired controls, large dual cup holders, and a glove box, handle whoever may be lucky enough to come along. Additional storage space can be found under the convenient hinged front hood.

Rough environments are the norm for the Mule 610 4x4 as its power derives from a durable air-cooled, single-cylinder 401cc four-stroke engine that maintains its cool with the help of an efficient cooling fan. Easy ignition is provided by an enrichening system that partially opens the throttle while starting. Such effortless starts can occur in either forward or reverse gear when the brake is applied.

Owners will appreciate knowing that the Mule 610 4x4’s efficient and durable CVT comes with a long-lasting drive belt coupled with a dependable, low-maintenance shaft drive to best deliver the engine’s power and get it out of slippery situations. Perhaps the most useful aspect of the Mule 610 4x4 is the selectable four-wheel drive system that makes this vehicle virtually unstoppable thanks to the high- and low-range forward and reverse gears. A lockable dual-mode rear differential and a limited-slip front differential expand its traction abilities in adverse terrain.

The Mule 610 4x4 rides on a MacPherson strut front suspension, while rear suspension duties are handled by a unit swing-axle. All four wheels host triple-sealed hydraulic drum brakes which provide ample stopping power and large 24-inch tires provide improved off-road handling. A front differential/axle guard, rear differential guard and rear wheel mud flaps help deflect debris and mud that might otherwise damage or clog powertrain components.

Bright 35-watt headlights mean the job can start before sunrise or continue after sunset. Increasing its work versatility is the 400-pound-capacity cargo bed that features secure, easy to fasten tailgate latches. The Mule 610 4x4 can tow up to 1,100 pounds with an optional Kawasaki trailer hitch installed. Popular accessories include an enclosed cab, snow plow, winch and soft or hard tops. These and many other Genuine Kawasaki Accessories are available through Kawasaki dealers.

2014 Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4 Key Features:

Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4

• Rugged and compact 4x4 off-road Side x Side
• Can be easily transported in the back of a full-size pickup truck
• Can tow up to 1,100 lbs. with optional Kawasaki trailer hitch installed
• Cargo bed can carry up to 400 lbs.

2014 Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4 Features and Benefits:

Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4

Fan cooled, single-cylinder engine

• Simple, lightweight, durable and quiet 401cc four-stroke engine
• Modern four-stroke overhead valve design for efficient running and good fuel economy
• Fan cooling helps the engine maintain an ideal operating temperature

Easy starting

Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4

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

Gear-driven engine balancer

Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4

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

Environmentally friendly emissions

Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4

• 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)

Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4

• 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 features easily selectable 2- or 4-wheel drive
• An open-sided drive pulley runs cooler for maximum belt life
• Belt deflection can be easily adjusted by changing the shim thickness of the adjuster bolt located on the outside of the driven converter
• A die-cast aluminum belt converter has high silicon content for light weight, excellent toughness and maximum durability
• The belt converter case is sealed to keep out contaminants
• A long-wearing ATV-style double cog CVT belt provides long wear and minimal maintenance
• The belt converter’s air cleaner cover uses a clip-type clamp for easy maintenance and a tight seal
• A maintenance-free sealed bearing unit is used between the front and rear driveshafts

Dual mode differential

Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4

• 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

Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4

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

Machpherson strut independent front suspension

Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4

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

Unit swingarm rear suspension

Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4

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

Tires

Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4

• Large 24" tires feature a tread pattern that offers good off-road traction and ride quality while keeping tire wear low

Chassis

Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4

• Self-adjusting, hydraulic drum brakes at all four wheels provide ample stopping power
• Front grille includes space for mounting a 3,000-pound-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

Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4

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

Ample storage

Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4

• 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

Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4

• 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

Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4

• 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 to reach controls
• Standard equipment hour meter makes maintenance intervals easy to track
• Fuel gauge
• Oil temperature warning light
• Gear selector for High, Low, 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 ratio8.6:1
CarburetionNikki 6C1026
Air filterSnorkel-type with two-stage dry replaceable element
Oil filterAutomotive-type spin-on canister
IgnitionMagneto and transistor
Electrical12V DC, 14 amp-hour battery, alternator
TransmissionContinuously variable transmission with high and low range, plus reverse
Final driveShaft-driven selectable four-wheel drive, dual-mode rear differential
ExhaustMuffler with USFS-approved spark arrestor
Front Tire Size24x9-10 tubeless
Rear Tire Size24x11-10 tubeless
Front suspension / wheel travelMacPherson strut / 3.1 in.
Rear suspension / wheel travelUnit swing axle / 3.1 in.
SteeringRack and pinion
BrakesFour-wheel hydraulic drums, triple sealed
Fuel capacity4.1 gal.
Curb weight1,021 lbs.
Overall length108.8 in.
Overall width52.6 in.
Overall height70.9 in.
Wheelbase70.0 in.
Ground clearancev6.7 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.
Load capacity926 lbs.
Cargo Bed Capacity400 lbs.
Towing capacity1,100 lbs.
Turning radius10.8 ft.
Top speed25 mph, governed
Lighting (2)35w headlights, and 5/21w tail/brake light
InstrumentsOil temperature meter, hour meter
Color ChoicesDark Royal Red, Super Black, Woodsmen Green
WarrantyKawasaki Strong 3 Year Limited Warranty
Kawasaki Protection Plus12 or 24 months
Price$7,799


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