Kawasaki Bayou 220 Specifications

Updated November 21, 2016

Kawasaki makes an ATV (all-terrain vehicle) called the Bayou 220. This "four-wheeler" has specifications unique to the model. The Bayou has been called the most affordable of the Kawasaki ATVs, making this a popular model, according the ATV Source website. Many people want to know the specs of this vehicle. Apart from the general specifications, other specs include: an automatic clutch, independent front suspension and steel cargo racks.


The Kawasaki Bayou 220's engine specifications include: four-stroke, SOHC (single overhead cam), 215 cubic centimetres of displacement, a compression ratio of 9.3 to 1, an electric starting system with recoil backup, a five-speed plus reverse transmission, and an automatic centrifugal and automatic wet multi-disc clutch.

Suspension and Brakes

The suspension specifications of the Kawasaki Bayou 220 include front single A-arms with two shock absorbers, and rear quad-link with two shock absorbers.

Both the front and rear brakes are drum.

Wheels and Tire Specs

The front and rear tires on the Kawasaki Bayou 220 are AT21x8-9 tubeless and AT22x 10-10 tubeless, respectively. The front wheel travel is 4.5 inches, while the rear wheel travel is 4.9 inches.

Miscellaneous Specs

The Kawasaki Bayou 220 has an overall width of 40.2 inches and an overall length of 68.7 inches. The wheelbase is 43.9 inches and the ground clearance is 6.1 inches. The towing capacity of the Kawasaki Bayou 220 is 204kg., while the fuel capacity is 2.6 gallons.

The seat height is 28.7 inches and the dry weight is 183kg.

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