If your kid is as passionate about ATVs as you are, then you can make him a huge surprise and buy one that fits its size.

Among the numerous options available on the market you’ll find the 2013 Kawasaki KFX50 a compact ATV designed for youth riders age six years and older.

This small ATV is propelled by an air-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder engine with a displacement of 49.5cc. The engine is brought to life by an electric starter and its power is sent to the wheels through a Continuously Variable Automatic transmission.

The stopping power is handled by a simple braking system that includes two front drum brakes and a rear disc brake. The brakes can be activated using the handlebar-mounted brake levers to simplify operation.

The 2013 Kawasaki KFX50 is offered with a starting price of $1,999.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 Kawasaki KFX50.

  • 2013 Kawasaki KFX50
  • Year:
    2013
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine:
    Air-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder
  • Transmission:
    Continuously Variable Automatic
  • Energy:
    Keihin PTE 16
  • Displacement:
    49 cc
  • Price:
    1999

Overview

2013 Kawasaki KFX50 Exterior
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Kid-Sized ATV is Back!

For youth ATV riders age six years and older, proper learning starts with the Kawasaki KFX®50. Featuring a wide 27.6-inch stance, full floorboards and environmentally friendly air-cooled, four-stroke engine, the KFX50 makes a good foundation for young learners, thanks to its intelligent parental control features, easy electric starting, and beginner friendly performance.

An adjustable throttle stop, CVT transmission, speed limiter and lanyard safety switch allow parental control while the rider’s ATV confidence and skill levels increase. Once riders are confident enough to operate the KFX50 on their own, parents can still retain control over its operation, thanks to the keyed ignition which help prevent unauthorized use.

The KFX50 has styling like that of the larger KFX models and boasts features such as electric starting, single-shock swingarm rear suspension, A-arm front suspension, dual front drum and single rear disc brakes. This compact entry-level ATV also incorporates full floorboards, which provide extra comfort and safety for the rider.

As with all off-highway vehicle recreation, Kawasaki encourages ATV riders to ride responsibly and to respect the environment. Kawasaki will pay first-time buyers of a new Kawasaki ATV $100 for completing an ATV rider safety course conducted by the ATV Safety Institute (ASI). Interested consumers can call ASI toll-free at 800-887-2887.

Genuine Kawasaki Accessories are available through authorized Kawasaki dealers.

49cc air-cooled, OHC, four-stroke single

2013 Kawasaki KFX50 Exterior
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  • Reliable 49cc air-cooled, overhead-camshaft, four-stroke engine produces user-friendly power
  • Electric push-button starting with kick-start backup
  • Electrically-operated fuel enrichener automatically opens fuel passage during cranking for easy starting
  • Equipped with an USFS-approved spark arrestor

Transmission

  • Continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT)
  • Centrifugal clutch on the transmission allows engine braking under certain conditions for added slowing power
  • Chain drive

Stable Chassis

  • Aggressive sport ATV design similar to larger KFX models
  • Wide stance for stable handling
  • Steel chassis for durability
  • Full floorboards

Capable Suspension

2013 Kawasaki KFX50 Exterior
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  • A-arm front suspension
  • Swingarm rear suspension
  • 3.4 in. ground clearance at the rear axle

Simple Brakes

  • Two front drum brakes and a rear disc brake slow things down in a hurry
  • All three brakes are activated by the handlebar-mounted brake levers to simplify operation

Easy Parental Controls

  • Keyed ignition switch prevents starting without a key
  • Screw-type throttle limiter and collar in the CVT allow parents to set speed and power limits to suit their youngster’s skill and experience
  • Ignition-cutoff tether allows an adult to immediately stop engine operation by pulling the tether line

Specifications

2013 Kawasaki KFX50 Exterior
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Engine Air-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder
Displacement 49.5cc
Bore x Stroke 39.0 x 41.4mm
Compression Ratio 10.8:1
Carburetion Keihin PTE 16
Ignition Solid state CDI
Starting System Electric
Transmission Continuously Variable Automatic
Final Drive Chain
Frame Type Double cradle, steel
Front Suspension / Wheel Travel Single A-arm with twin shock absorbers / 2.8 in.
Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel Swingarm with single shock absorber / 2.9 in.
Front Tire Size AT16x8-7 tubeless
Rear Tire Size AT16x8-7 tubeless
Front Brakes Dual mechanical drums
Rear Brakes Hydraulic disc
Overall Length 55.1 in.
Overall Width 34.7 in.
Overall Height 35.8 in.
Seat Height 25.0 in.
Wheelbase 38.0 in.
Ground Clearance At rear axle – 3.4 in.
Track Front/Rear 27.2 / 27.6 in.
Fuel Capacity 1.5 gal.
Foot Rests Full Floor Boards
Lighting N/A
Curb Weight 245 lbs.
Color Choices Lime Green
Good Times™ Protection Plan 12, 24, 36 or 48 months
Warranty 12 Months
MSRP $1,999
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