2022 Kawasaki Z125 PRO [Specs, Features, Photos]

2022 Kawasaki Z125 PRO

The 2022 Kawasaki Z125 PRO: A Hooligan You’ll Be Happy to Hang With

Small bikes can still offer big thrills, and Kawasaki is out to prove that with the Z125 PRO. Yes, it’s compact appearance may invite comparisons to the Honda Grom at first glance—but also like the Grom, it’s got power and performance capabilities you’ll be pleasantly surprised by if you give it a fair shot. Not all high-quality offerings from big Japanese bike brands are track-devouring hypersports.

Note that there are a few upgrades on this year’s model: the 2022 Z125 PRO gains an LCD instrument panel, plus a smart regulator, and some aesthetic touches like golden forks and brand-new graphics. It also comes in a new color: pearl shining yellow.

No big changes to the engine; you’re getting the same small-but-mighty fuel-injected 125cc engine that powered last year’s Z125 PRO, producing 9.3 hp and 7.1 lb-ft of torque @ 6,000 rpm. Other major features include a smart regulator and a gear position indicator on the LCD screen.

As the smallest bike in the 2022 Kawasaki motorcycle lineup, the Z125 PRO has a lot to prove—but it demonstrates its value admirably. Prices for this bike start at $3,399 USD / $3,799 CAD.

On this page: we’ve curated specs, features, news, photos/videos, etc. so you can read up on the new 2022 Kawasaki Z125 PRO in one place.

2022 Kawasaki Z125 PRO


Model Overview

General Info

  • Price: $3,399 USD / $3,799 CAD
  • Key Features:
    • Smart regulator
    • LCD instrument cluster
    • Gear position indicator
    • Fuel-injection

Main Specs

  • Engine: 125cc single-cylinder engine
  • Power: 9.3 hp @ 6,000 rpm
  • Torque: 7.1 lb-ft @ 6,000 rpm
  • Curb Weight: 225 lbs (102 kg)
  • Seat Height: 31.7in (805mm)

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2022 Kawasaki Z125 PRO


2022 Kawasaki Z125 PRO Specifications

From Kawasaki

ENGINE

Engine 125cc, 4-stroke, 1 cylinder, SOHC, 2-valve, air-cooled
Power 9.3 Hp
Bore x Stroke 56.0 x 50.6mm
Compression Ratio
9.8:1
Fuel System DFI® with 24mm throttle bodies
Starter Electric
Lubrication

DRIVETRAIN

Clutch
Transmission 4-speed, return shift
Final Drive Sealed chain

CHASSIS

Suspension Front Telescopic fork/3.9 in
Suspension Rear Swingarm, single shock/4.1 in
Brakes Front Single 200mm petal-style disc
Brakes Rear
Single 184mm petal-style disc
Tires Front 100/90-12
Tires Rear 120/70-12
Fuel Tank Capacity 2.0 gal
Color
Metallic Flat Spark Black, Pearl Robotic White/Candy Plasma Blue, Pearl Shining Yellow

ELECTRICAL

Ignition TCBI w/Digital Advance
Spark Plugs
Headlight LED
Tail Light LED

DIMENSIONS

Overall Length 66.9 in
Overall Width 29.5 in
Overall Height 39.6 in
Wheelbase 46.3 in
Ground Clearance 6.1 in
Seat Height 31.7 in
Curb Weight 224.8 lb*

WARRANTY

Warranty 12 Months
Kawasaki Protection Plus 12, 24, or 36 months

2022 Kawasaki Z125 PRO


2022 Kawasaki Z125 PRO Features

Smart Regulator

The electric power used for lights and fuel pumps is produced by a bike’s generator. The regulator takes this power and maintains the voltage at a constant level. The Smart Regulator Kawasaki developed for small-displacement models features a built-in microprocessor, enabling control of the charging function and the headlamp.

This control enables charging to be done even at idling speed, when the voltage generated is at its lowest, (provided conditions are standard and no accessories are being used), which exceeds the ability of current regulators. Additionally, once the battery is fully charged, or when the throttle is opened quickly, the smart regulator turns the charging function off, instantly reducing the electrical resistance of the generator. This enables the energy used to drive the generator to be saved – usually a big loss, especially for a small-displacement engine. By minimizing power loss, the Smart Regulator contributes to increased fuel efficiency.

 


2022 Kawasaki Z125 PRO Photos


2022 Kawasaki Z125 PRO Videos

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