2015 KTM 500 EXC
Enduro and Offroad

2015 KTM 500 EXC Specifications

  • Updated: 2023-03-20

General information

ModelKTM 500 EXC

Engine and transmission

Displacement510.4 ccm (31.14 cubic inches)
Engine typeSingle cylinder, four-stroke
Bore x stroke95.0 x 72.0 mm (3.7 x 2.8 inches)
Fuel systemInjection. Keihin
Fuel controlSingle Overhead Cams (SOHC)
IgnitionContactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment, type Kokusan
Lubrication systemPressure circulation lubrication with two rotary pumps
Cooling systemLiquid
Transmission typeChain (final drive)
ClutchDDS Multidisc clutch in oil bath / hydraulically
Driveline5/8 x 1/4

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame typeCentral tube frame made of chrome molybdenum steel tubing
Rake (fork angle)26.5°
Front suspensionWP Suspension Up Side Down 4860 MXMA PA
Front wheel travel300 mm (11.8 inches)
Rear suspensionWP Suspension PDS 5018 DCC
Rear wheel travel335 mm (13.2 inches)
Front brakesSingle disc. Brake calipers on floating bearings
Diameter260 mm (10.2 inches)
Rear brakesSingle disc. Brake calipers on floating bearings
Diameter220 mm (8.7 inches)
Dry weight111.5 kg (245.8 pounds)
Seat height970 mm (38.2 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Ground clearance345 mm (13.6 inches)
Wheelbase1482 mm (58.3 inches)
Fuel capacity8.50 litres (2.25 US gallons)
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