2018 Kawasaki Jet Ski® SX-R™
The Original Kawasaki Stand-Up Watercraft
For over 40 years, Kawasaki Jet Ski® watercraft have supplied high-powered thrills on the water and the Jet Ski SX-R™ is a continuation of the legacy. With a broad range of four-stroke power and agile rider-active handling, the Jet Ski SX-R breathes life and excitement into the stand-up category. Offering a wide range of riders an unprecedented riding experience, the Jet Ski SX-R is here and ready to reclaim Kawasaki’s status as the king of stand-up watercraft.
- 1,498cc inline 4-cylinder, 4-stroke engine delivers unprecedented power to weight ratio
- Broad torque delivers strong, easy to manage power and excellent off-the-line acceleration
- 3-blade stainless steel impeller and high-efficiency jet pump contribute to low cavitation and powerful acceleration
- All-new V-shape hull delivers an ideal combination of performance and agility
- Lightweight hull contributes to agile turning performance
- Large deck offers great freedom of movement
- Kawasaki splash deflector helps reduce water splash
- Secure your personal items in the small-item storage compartment located beneath the handle pole
- Convenient low fuel and engine warning lights on the handle pole pad
- Key-operated magnetic ignition switch helps discourage theft
- Bilge drain plugs in the hull can be removed quickly and easily to facilitate after-use draining
- Engine: 4-stroke, 4-cylinder inline
- Displacement: 1,498cc
- Bore x Stroke: 83.0 x 69.2mm
- Compression ratio: 10.6:1
- Induction: Naturally aspirated
- Maximum Boost: N/A
- Cooling System: Inducted water
- Fuel System: DFI® with 60mm throttle body
- Ignition: TCBI with digital advance
- Starting System: Electric
- Propulsion System: 148mm Jet pump, axial-flow, single stage
- Impeller: 3-blade, oval-edge stainless steel
- Thrust: 957 lb.
- Lubrication: Semi-dry sump system
- Coupling: Direct drive from engine
- Oil Capacity: 5.3 qt.
- Fuel Capacity: 6.1 gal.
- Load Capacity: N/A
- Storage Capacity: N/A
- Overall Length: 104.5 in.
- Overall Width: 30.1 in.
- Overall Height: 33.1 in.
- Curb Weight: 551.3 lb.**
- Seating Capacity: 1
- Color Choices: Ebony/Jet White
- Warranty: 12 Month Limited Warranty
- Kawasaki Protection Plus™ (optional): 12, 24, 36, or 48 months
- Engine Type
- 4-stroke, 4-cylinder inline
- Bore and Stroke
- 83.0 x 69.2mm
- Inducted water
- Compression Ratio
- Fuel System
- DFI® with 60mm throttle body
- TCBI with digital advance
- Dry Weight
- Curb Weight: 551.3 lb.
- Fuel Capacity
- 6.1 gal.
- 33.1 in.
- 104.5 in.
- 30.1 in.
- Oil Capacity
- 5.3 qt.
- Rider Capacity
- 3-blade, oval-edge stainless steel
- 148mm Jet pump, axial-flow, single stage
- Direct drive from engine
- Ebony/Jet White
- 12 Month Limited Warranty