2016 KTM 450 SX-F

2016 KTM 450 SX-F
MSRP $9,299

The 2016 KTM 450 SX-F has a more compact, lighter engine, has a redesigned Keihin Engine Management System and a new electronic Launch Control for several maps and capable starts. It comes with a new ‘No Dirt’ shift lever for accurate shifting and footpeg for less build up of mud and dirt, while the Damped Diaphragm Steel (DDS) clutch means a lighter basket, reworked inner hub and improved cooling of the clutch. The 2016 KTM 450 SX-F model carries around a lighter and more compact Lithium Ion starter battery. Power has been increased due to the new Flow Design Header (FDH), new linkage system that has been modified, and has a new four chamber closed cartridge fork with updated settings. The 2016 KTM 450 SX-F rides on Dunlop GEOMAX MX32 tires and features the a rubber damping system on the Neken handlebar and ODI lock-on grips. See how the 2016 KTM 450 SX-F model compared to other models in the 2016 450 Motocross Shootout.

2016 KTM 450 SX-F


2016 450 Motocross Shootout

MotoUSA’s 2016 450 Motocross Shootout features seven bikes from six manufacturers. See how the 450 MX class sorts itself out in this 450 Motocross shootout.

Model450 SX-F
Engine TypeSingle cylinder, four-stroke
Engine Displacement449.9cc
Bore Stroke95 mm x 63.4 mm
Compression Ratio12.75:1
Fuel SystemKeihin EFI, throttle body 44 mm
IgnitionKeihin EMS
Starting SystemElectric starter / Lithium Ion 12V, 3Ah
TransmissionFive gears SX
Final Drive13:48
Rake Trail
Seat Height37.79 in.
Wheelbase1,485 ± 10 mm / 58.46 ± 0.4 in
Front SuspensionWP Suspension USD 4860 MXMA 4CS
Rear SuspensionWP-Monoshock 5018 DCC with linkage
Front BrakeDisc brakes Ø 260 mm
Rear BrakeDisc brakes Ø 220 mm
Front Tire80/100-21 Dunlop Geomax MX32
Rear Tire120/90-19 Dunlop Geomax MX32
Fuel Capacity1.85 gal.
Dry Weight224.7 lbs.

2016 KTM 450 SX-F Comparison

The 2016 KTM 450 SX-F is all-new, ten pounds lighter, faster and all around better! Is it all enough to win the MotoUSA 2016 Motocross Shootout?

2016 KTM SX-F First Rides

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