Kawasaki Drops The Teryx KRX4 1000 4 Seat Model For 2023 To Dominate Adventure

Kawasaki is proud to announce the arrival of its Teryx KRX®4 1000 sport side-by-side lineup for 2023. The all-new four-seater opens the doors for families to enjoy outdoor adventures in class-leading comfort and brings the high-performance and dependability needed to dominate any adventure.

The all-new four-seater is built off of the platform of the highly dependable Teryx KRX® 1000 side by side with a 999cc parallel-twin engine that is paired with a CVT transmission and built on a highly-rigid frame with an integrated Roll Over Protection Structure (ROPS). Kawasaki engineers placed great emphasis on carefully designing a roomy rear passenger space that is large enough to comfortably accommodate full-sized adults. Thanks to its rugged performance, advanced technology and superb comfort, the Teryx KRX4 1000 is ready to take you and your family or friends on an adventure for the memory books.

The Teryx KRX4 1000 can be found in three different trim packages; the Teryx KRX®4 1000 SE that comes equipped with a KQR™ Sport Roof, WARN® VRX450 powersport winch, FOX 2.5 Podium LSC shocks, and multi-function all-digital instrumentation; Teryx KRX®4 1000 eS, which features FOX 2.5 Live Valve Internal Bypass shocks; and the Teryx KRX®4 1000 eS Special Edition that includes a KQR™ Sport Roof, WARN® VRX45 powersport winch, and high-grade Hifonics® audio system.

  • 999cc Liquid-Cooled, Parallel Twin Engine with Selectable Power Modes

  • Highly Rigid Frame that Incorporates the ROPS as a Stressed Member

  • 18-Inches of Front Wheel Travel and 21-Inches of Rear Wheel Travel

  • FOX 2.5 Live Valve Internal Bypass Shocks

  • Kawasaki Electronic Controlled Suspension (KECS)

  • Large-Volume CVT with Centrifugal Clutch

  • 31-Inch MAXXIS Carnivore Tires Mounted on 15-Inch Aluminum Wheels


    The Teryx KRX4 1000 sport side x side’s compact 999cc, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke parallel twin engine with a bore and stroke that is set at 92.0mm x 75.1mm delivers both high-rpm power and robust low-end torque to accommodate a wide range of situations, from trail running to technical sections.

    Dual snorkel air intakes (one for the engine; one for the CVT) are recessed behind the driver and passenger doors and help reduce dust in the intakes. Pre-filters at the intake entrances help reduce dust and debris reaching the Donaldson air filter located downstream in the engine intake to offer superb dust collection performance.

    A large, 20-liter intake chamber helps ensure undisturbed airflow into each of the two intake funnels, enabling a flat torque character to be achieved. The long, race-style intake funnels contribute to the robust low-end torque. The shape and length of the two funnels are different, which helps to achieve a smooth torque feeling. The carefully designed downdraft-style intake layout contributes to improved response, and overall engine height is minimized for a more compact engine.


    Complementing the high-torque response of the powerful 999cc, liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine, the CVT and centrifugal clutch are key to superior acceleration control at very slow speeds. The centrifugal clutch is located between the crankshaft and CVT drive pulley. This position allows it to eliminate the shock of the CVT belt engaging, which facilitates smooth departures from a stop. By eliminating the shock of the CVT belt engaging, the centrifugal clutch facilitates precise throttle control when navigating rock gardens or other tricky terrain and helps to reduce stress to the high-grade CVT belt. The CVT and transmission ratios were selected to offer optimum ride feel while ensuring stable engine braking characteristics. The engine braking offers reassuring support when descending steep inclines.

    The Teryx KRX4 1000 side x sides use a large-volume CVT, centrifugal clutch, and high-quality belt to cope with the great power and high-rpm operation of the parallel twin engine, contributing to great durability and long life. The three-position transmission (High, Low, and Reverse) enables the Teryx KRX4 1000 to take on open range as well as tackle tricky technical courses.


    The Teryx KRX4 1000 side x sides feature a highly rigid frame with integrated ROPS that was designed using Kawasaki’s advanced dynamic rigidity analysis and incorporates the ROPS as a stressed member. The energy-absorbing ROPS design helps disperse stress, contributing to durability. The Teryx KRX4 1000 chassis design is based on the two-seater Teryx KRX 1000 side by side from the front seats forward, while adding a middle portion between the front seats and cargo space to accommodate the rear seats. Engineers kept the wheelbase extension to a minimum and created sufficient space for rear passengers to be seated comfortably. The ROPS pillars feature an arched construction to help disperse stress. The sturdy frame construction was designed using advanced dynamic rigidity analysis to ensure minimum weight with maximum strength. The detailed analysis used during frame development results in an optimized frame design that uses minimal gussets with thicker walls reinforcing the frame at the engine and suspension mounts and other points of high, concentrated stress.

    The wheels are positioned as far apart as possible to contribute to the overall stance found on the Teryx KRX4 1000. The 126-inch wheelbase, combined with the long wheel travel, contributes to performance and ride comfort, while its wide track helps the vehicle maintain its line when cornering.

    The wheels at all four corners extend beyond the bodywork so the tires are the first part of the machine to encounter obstacles on the trail and allow for approach and departure angles of 90 degrees. A large wheel caster of 10 degrees was chosen to contribute to straight-line stability.

    The angled shape of the underbody complements the already more than 14 inches of ground clearance. The undercarriage is covered with a combination of plastic and steel skid plates with more than 80% of the protection composed of steel pieces. Additional steel plates behind the front fenders offer further protection to the vehicle from rocks and other flying debris.


    The cabin of the Teryx KRX4 1000 lineup offers plenty of room for a comfortable ride. It features four high-backed bucket seats and three-point seatbelts that support the driver and passengers during hard riding while providing comfortable seating during more leisurely riding. The seat’s ergonomic shape was designed to cradle the passenger and the sculpted shape of the backrest offers support from the shoulders to the sides, making it easy to relax and sink comfortably into the seat. The long, wide bottom cushion offers great leg support, further contributing to comfort and hip support, reducing fatigue on long rides. The bottom seat urethane is firm to offer the proper support and long-term comfort, while the back urethane is softer. A slip-resistant material offers the comfort and performance needed, regardless of weather conditions. All four seats offer ample legroom and are complemented by lever-adjustable driver and passenger seats in the front with a total forward-rearward range of 6-inches. A tilted steering wheel allows the driver to further fine-tune their position for control and comfort as well as create more room for getting in and out of the vehicle when needed.

    Thanks to the large design of the cabin, the rear allows for a full-sized adult to sit comfortably in the rear seats. The rear console height was set to avoid disturbing passenger’s knees and ensure ample foot space. A wide and adjustable T-handle grip contributes to front passenger comfort, while rear passengers can utilize a grab bar that extends across the rear of the front seats. The low, flat floor design helps facilitate getting in and out of the unit. The tall doors feature both internal and external door handles and have built-in armrests that add to driver and passenger comfort.

    All of the controls are positioned within an easy reach of the driver and a gate-style shift lever contributes to excellent shifting. The dashboard features a number of convenient storage spaces, including a water-resistant storage container located above the center console, easy-access pocket in the center console, passenger-side glovebox and additional storage under the front-left and right-rear seats. A total of five cup holders offer plenty of storage places for drinks on the trail with two located in the center console between the front seats, one in the front passenger door and two in the center console between the rear seats. A DC socket integrated into the dashboard provides a power supply (up to 120 W) for accessory items or personal devices.


    In addition to all of the great features found on the Teryx KRX4 1000 eS, the Teryx KRX4 1000 eS Special Edition comes equipped with a WARN® VRX 45 powersport winch, high-grade Hifonics® audio system, KQR™ Sport Roof and Special Edition colors and graphics. The WARN VRX 45 Powersport winch offers 50’ of durable, aircraft-grade 1⁄4″ steel rope backed by a 4,500 lb. capacity. A high-grade Hifonics audio system allows drivers to add a musical accompaniment to their off-road adventures and is complete with four 6.5-inch door speakers and a 12-inch subwoofer for excellent sound. The 600-watt 5-channel stereo offers Bluetooth®/AM/FM and Apple Control that enables compatible Apple devices to be controlled by the stereo. The KQR Sport Roof features quick-release capabilities and helps to shelter passengers from harsh weather and sun. It also has pre-configured mounts that allow for the addition of up to six accessory LED dome lights. The Teryx KRX4 1000 eS Special Edition is equipped with special Metallic Flat Raw Graystone colors and graphics that are complemented by gold wheels for a high-class image.

    • High-Grade Hifonics® Audio System

    • WARN® VRX 45 Powersport Winch

  •     KQR™ Sport Roof

  • Special Edition Color and Graphics

  • Color: Metallic Flat Raw Graystone
    MSRP: $29,999
    Availability: Now


    The Teryx KRX4 1000 SE is built with many of the same features found on the Teryx KRX4 1000 eS as well as several distinctive components that make it stand out. Similar to the Teryx KRX4 1000 eS Special Edition, the Teryx KRX4 1000 SE is fitted with a WARN VRX 45 powersport winch and KQR Sport Roof to enhance the riding experience out on the trails. Additional unique features include conventional (non-electronic control) suspension and multi-function all-digital instrumentation.

    Complementing the long suspension arms are massive FOX 2.5 PODIUM LSC shock units that soak up obstacles and contribute to ride comfort. The high-performance, single-chamber gas-charged piggyback shocks offer excellent fade-resistant damping performance, even in tough conditions. An adjustable preload and 24-way compression damping enable precise setting adjustments. The settings have been optimized for the 4-seater Teryx KRX4 1000 SE to offer a balance of ride composure in all speed ranges and driver and passenger comfort.

    An all-digital instrumentation is positioned above the steering wheel to offer at-a-glance information. The display’s white backlighting has three selectable brightness levels and boasts a variety of multi-function display features. Display features include a bar-style tachometer, digital speedometer, bar-style fuel gauge, gear indicator (L, H, N, R), power mode, driving mode (2WD/4WD/4WD+Diff Lock) indicator, economical riding indicator, clock, odometer, dual trip meters, hour meter, water temperature, digital battery gauge, bar-style CVT temperature, seatbelt warning lamp, oil warning lamp, engine check lamp, water temperature warning lamp, neutral indicator lamp, reverse indicator lamp, parking indicator lamp, EPS warning lamp, and CVT belt warning lamp.

    • FOX 2.5 Podium LSC Shocks

    • WARN® VRX 45 Powersport Winch

    • KQR™ Sport Roof

    • Multi-Function All-Digital Instrumentation

  • Large Rear Cargo Space
  • TFT Color Instrumentation with Smartphone Connectivity
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