Buyers Guide 2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager ABS | Buyer's Guide

2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager ABS | Buyer’s Guide

2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager ABS | Motorcycle Buyer’s Guide

2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager ABS | Buyer's Guide
2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager ABS

The Vulcan 1700 Voyager ABS reflects Kawasaki’s dedication to performance. It has a very slightly undersquare and high-tech motor that knows how to pull, thanks to a claimed 108 ft/lbs of torque at only 2750 rpm.

Fuel metering by the EFI is flawless, and the bike accelerates briskly, hiding its claimed curb weight of almost 900 pounds. The top case holds 13.2 gallons of luggage, including two full-face helmets, greatly simplifying travel. The three-band audio system is iPhone-compatible.

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2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager ABS Specs:

  • Engine: Liquid-cooled, 52-degree V-twin
  • Displacement: 1700cc (103.7 cubic inches)
  • Bore x stroke: 102 x 104mm
  • Maximum torque: 108 ft/lbs @ 2750 rpm
  • Compression ratio: 9.5:1
  • Fuel system: DFI w/ dual 42mm throttle bodies
  • Ignition: TCBI w/ digital advance
  • Transmission: 6-speed w/ positive neutral finder
  • Final drive: Carbon-fiber reinforced belt
  • Front suspension: 45mm forks; 5.5 inches of travel
  • Rear suspension: Twin air-assisted shocks w/ 4-way rebound damping adjustment /3.1 inches of travel
  • Front tire: 130/90 x16
  • Rear tire: 170/70 x 16
  • Front brakes: Dual 300mm petal-style discs w/ 4-piston calipers
  • Rear brake: 250mm petal-style rotor w/ 2-piston caliper
  • ABS: Standard
  • Frame: Perimeter-design high-tensile steel
  • Rake: 30 degrees
  • Trail: 7.0 inches
  • Wheelbase: 65.6 inches
  • Overall length: 100.8 inches
  • Overall width: 39.2 inches
  • Overall height: 61.0 inches
  • Ground clearance: 5.3 inches
  • Seat height: 28.7 inches
  • Curb weight: 895 pounds
  • Fuel capacity: 5.3 gallons
  • Warranty: 36-month limited

2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager ABS Color:

  • Metallic Phantom Silver/Metallic Spark Black

2016 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager ABS Price:

  • MSRP $17,399

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