The Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4 was designed with functionality in mind and features a pretty versatile character. The vehicle has a robust yet modern design language with a pair of big headlights a sloped bonnet and flared wheel arches.

At the heart of the Mule 610 4x4 lies a powerful 401 cc air-cooled, single-cylinder four-stroke engine that not only keeps you working even in the toughest of conditions, but also gives you an efficient ride to get whatever work you’re doing done at no hassle.

The engine is mated on an efficient and durable CVT transmission which along with a long-lasting drive belt coupled with a dependable, low-maintenance shaft drive, offers first class performances at any time.

The ride is kept in check by a MacPherson strut front suspension and a unit swing-axle rear suspension. You also get a set triple-sealed hydraulic drum brakes that are present at all four wheels, creating ample stopping power.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4.

  • 2013 Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4
  • Year:
  • Engine:
    Four-stroke, air-cooled single
  • Transmission:
    Continuously variable transmission with high and low range, plus reverse
  • Energy:
    Nikki 6C1026
  • Displacement:
    410 cc
  • Top Speed:
    25 mph
  • Price:


2013 Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4 Exterior
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In addition to being a dependable compact utility vehicle, the Mule™ 610 4x4 also comes with an extra boost of functionality, a feature that you can trace back to its four-wheel drive functionality. The Mule 610 4x4 comes with this easy-to-use features of the Mule 600, allowing for a truly versatile and durable utility vehicle. And since the vehicle can be easily tucked into the bed of a full-sized pickup truck, the Mule 610 4x4 is as easy to transport to remote job sites as any utility vehicle in the market.

Another positive characteristic that the Mule 610 4x4 has is the continuously variable transmission that goes hand-in-hand with the dependable single-cylinder four-stroke engine. Then, there’s the large-diameter steel tube frame that has been mated to the independent front suspension and a swing-axle rear suspension.

The Mule 610 4x4 is the personification of practicality. Add that with a user-friendly hardware that includes automotive-type controls, a gear selector within easy reach on the dashboard, two large cup holders, a passenger-side glove box and grab handle, and more storage space beneath the hinged front hood.

Owners will also appreciate the knowledge that the Mule 610 4x4 comes equipped with an efficient and durable CVT along 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. Triple-sealed hydraulic drum brakes at all four wheels provide ample stopping power, and large 24-inch tires provide improved off-road handling. A plastic front differential/axle guard, steel 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 on the front of the vehicle also allows you to perform your tasks at any part of the day, even before sunrise or after the sun has set. Increasing its work versatility is the 400-pound-capacity tilting 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.

Anything and everything you need to have on a practical and efficient utility vehicle, the Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4 has.

At A Glance

2013 Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4 Exterior
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  • Rugged and compact 4x4 off-road utility vehicle
  • 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

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

  • 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

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

Environmentally Friendly Emissions

  • 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)

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  • Simple and lightweight CVT is fully automatic and keeps engine speed in the most efficient range for any selected vehicle speed, load or terrain
  • Fully automatic transmission with selectable 2
  • or 4-wheel drive
  • An open-sided drive pulley cools effectively for long 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
  • Cooling air flows in from a vent in the cab frame through a special air filter, which keeps out water and dust for increased belt life
  • Exhaust duct design prevents contact with the frame
  • 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 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 comfortable ride even with an empty cargo bed


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


2013 Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4 Drivetrain
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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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  • 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 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


2013 Kawasaki Mule 610 4x4 Exterior
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|Engine|Four-stroke, air-cooled single|
|Bore x Stroke|82 x 76mm|
|Compression ratio|8.6:1|
|Carburetor|Nikki 6C1026|
|Air filter|Snorkel-type with two-stage dry replaceable element|
|Oil filter|Automotive-type spin-on canister|
|Ignition|Magneto and transistor|
|Electrical|12V DC, 14 amp-hour battery, alternator|
|Transmission|Continuously variable transmission with high and low range, plus reverse|
|Final drive|Shaft-driven selectable four-wheel drive, dual-mode rear differential|
|Exhaust|Muffler with USFS-approved spark arrestor|
|Front Tire Size|24x9-10 tubeless|
|Rear Tire Size|24x11-10 tubeless|
|Front suspension / wheel travel|MacPherson strut / 3.1 in.|
|Rear suspension / wheel travel|Unit swing axle / 3.1 in.|
|Steering|Rack and pinion|
|Brakes|Four-wheel hydraulic drums, triple sealed|
|Fuel capacity|4.1 gal.|
|Dry weight|1,010 lbs.|
|Overall length|108.8 in.|
|Overall width|52.6 in.|
|Overall height|70.9 in.|
|Wheelbase|70.0 in.|
|Ground clearance|6.7 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 capacity|926 lbs.|
|Cargo Bed Capacity|400 lbs.|
|Towing capacity|1,100 lbs.|
|Turning radius|10.8 ft.|
|Top speed|25 mph, governed|
|Instruments|Oil temperature meter, hour meter, 35w hadlights, taillight and stoplight|
|Color Choices|Dark Royal Red, Scout Green|
|Warranty|12 Months|
|Good Times™ Protection Plan|12, 24, 36 or 48 months|Overview

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