2018 Kawasaki Jet Ski SX-R

Retail Price:   $9999.00

* Plus taxes and dealer costs


Jacksonville, NC
Jet Ski® SX-R™
Water Craft
1-Passenger Stand-Up
Direct Drive


info specifications
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.

Engine & Propulsion

-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

-Rider-Active Hull

-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

Practical Features

-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



Price Standard
Price - MSRP 9999
Price - Currency US Dollars
Price - Warranty (Months) 12
Price - Destination Charge 375
Price - MSRP + Destination 10374
Price - Warranty (Condition) Limited


Engine Standard
Engine - Engine Type V4
Engine - Cylinders 4
Engine - Engine Stroke 4-Stroke
Engine - Cooling Water (Open Loop)
Engine - Valve Configuration OHV
Engine - Bore (mm) 83
Engine - Bore (in) 3.27
Engine - Stroke (mm) 69.2
Engine - Stroke (in) 2.72
Engine - Displacement (cc) 1498
Engine - Displacement (ci) 91.4
Engine - Compression Ratio 10.6:1
Engine - Starter Electric
Engine - Fuel Requirements Regular
Engine - Fuel Type Gas
Engine - Turbocharged No
Engine - Supercharged No
Carburetion Standard
Carburetion - Carburetion Brand Keihin
Carburetion - Fuel Injector Yes
Carburetion - Fuel Injector Size (mm) 60
Carburetion - Carburetor No
Carburetion - Number Of Carburetors 0
Carburetion - Carburetor Size (mm) 40
Carburetion - Carburetion Type Fuel Injected
Parental Controls - Speed Governor No
Kill Switch / Tether Cord Standard
Sound Reduction Standard


Transmission Standard
Transmission - Transmission Type Direct Drive
Transmission - Reverse No
Throttle Standard
Throttle - Throttle Type Finger


Dimensions Standard
Dimensions - Length (in) 104.5
Dimensions - Length (mm) 2654.3
Dimensions - Width (in) 30.1
Dimensions - Width (mm) 764.5
Dimensions - Height (in) 33.1
Dimensions - Height (mm) 840.7
Dimensions - Length (ft) 8.71
Dimensions - Length (ft/ft) 8
Dimensions - Length (ft/in) 8.5
Weight Standard
Weight - Dry Weight (lbs) 551.3
Weight - Dry Weight (kg) 250.1
Capacities Standard
Capacities - Fuel Capacity (gal) 6.1
Capacities - Fuel Capacity (l) 23.1
Performance Standard
Performance - Engine Displacement to Weight (cc) 2.11


Construction Standard
Construction - Body Material Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP)
Construction - Hull Material Sheet Molded Compound (SMC)
Construction - Hull Type V
Floor Boards Standard
Floor Boards - Floor Board Location Driver
Floor Boards - Skid Resistant Yes
Hand Grips Standard
Handlebars Standard
Sponsons Standard
Sponsons - Adjustable No


Seat Specifications - Number Of Seats 0
Stand-Up Ride Standard


Fuel Level Warning Standard
Fuel Level Warning - Fuel Level Warning Type Light


Glove Box / Dash Storage Standard


Adjustable Handlebars Standard
Bilge System Standard
Bilge System - Bilge System Type Automatic Siphon


Paint Standard
Paint - Metallic No
Decal Kit Standard


Jet Pump Standard
Jet Pump - Jet Pump Type Axial Flow
Jet Pump - Jet Pump Diameter (in) 5.8
Jet Pump - Jet Pump Diameter (mm) 148
Jet Pump - Jet Pump Reduction-Nozzle Diameter (in) 3.4
Jet Pump - Jet Pump Reduction-Nozzle Diameter (mm) 87
Impeller Standard
Impeller - Impeller Material Stainless Steel
Impeller - Number Of Blades 3


Steering Standard
Steering - Steering Type Manual
Steering - Steering Assist System No
Steering - Steering Control Handlepole
Tilt Steering Standard

Certain features may require an additional add-on package that may not be included in the retail or sale price. Please contact the dealership for full details.