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2011 MULE 610 4×4 XC

An all-around performer, the Kawasaki Mule™ 610 4×4 XC can wear many hats. With selectable four-wheel drive, large 26-inch radial tires and a compact overall size, the Mule is capable of hauling people and equipment to almost any work site. Like all 600 series Mules, the 610 4×4 XC fits into the bed of a full-size truck. And when the weekend comes, the Mule XC is equally at home doing double duty as a recreation vehicle. Its greater ground clearance and a wider track help the Mule climb over larger obstacles, while standard skid plates protect vital systems.

The Mule XC has a comfortable seat covered in grippy material, and a sport steering wheel lifted straight from the high-performance Kawasaki Teryx™.

Fun as it looks, the Mule XC is still all about hard work.  A special black texture paint is applied to its 400-pound capacity tilt bed for long-lasting durability, and the XC’s 1,100-pound towing capacity means you can bring whatever you need. Dual cup holders keep thirst at bay when you’re on the clock, a capacious glove box can carry more than just gloves, and the front hood opens to reveal more than 12 gallons of storage space.

Like every Mule, the new 610 4×4 XC is an excellent choice for traversing rough terrain or transporting materials to remote destinations. Popular Mule accessories include an enclosed cab, snow plow, winch, and soft or hard tops, available through Kawasaki dealers.


•  Rugged and compact 4×4 off-road utility vehicle can be easily transported in the back of a full-size pickup truck
•  Can tow up to 1,100 pounds with optional Kawasaki trailer hitch installed
•  Steel cargo bed can carry up to 400 pounds and tilts to simplify cleaning and maintenance
•  Selectable two- and four-wheel-drive modes provide efficient operation over a wide variety of terrain
•  Dual-Mode Differential offers locked mode for maximum traction in difficult conditions, while unlocked mode decreases turning radius
•  Rack-and-pinion steering helps to keep steering light and accurate, which makes maneuvering in tight working quarters a snap
•  Front grille includes space for mounting a 3,000-pound capacity winch
•  Large storage tub under the front hood includes four D-rings for securing payload items


Engine: Four-stroke, fan-cooled single, OHV

Displacement: 401cc

Bore x Stroke: 82 x 76mm

Compression ratio: 8.6:1

Carburetor: Nikki 6C1026

Air filter: Snorkel-type with two-stage dry replaceable element

Oil filter: Automotive-type spin-on canister

Ignition: Magneto and transistor

Electrical: 12V DC, 14 amp-hour battery, alternator

Transmission: Continuously variable transmission with high and low range, plus reverse

Final drive: Shaft-driven selectable four-wheel drive, dual-mode rear differential

Exhaust: Muffler with USFS-approved spark arrestor

Front Tire Size: AT26 x 9R -12 Maxxis tubeless

Rear Tire Size: AT26 x 9R -12 Maxxis tubeless

Front suspension / wheel travel: MacPherson strut / 3.1 in.

Rear suspension / wheel travel: Unit swing axle, adjustable shocks / 3.1 in.

Steering: Rack and pinion

Brakes: Four-wheel hydraulic drums, triple sealed

Fuel capacity: 4.1 gal.

Curb weight: 1,052 lbs.

Overall length: 108.5 in.

Overall width: 52.0 in.

Overall height: 73.8 in.

Wheelbase: 70.1 in.

Ground clearance: 8.1 in.

Roll over protective structure (ROPS): This structure meets ROPS requirements for wheeled tractors under SAE J1194, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, and 7.5. This structure also meets FMVSS 216 Roof Crush resistance requirement

Cargo bed dimensions (LxWxH): 41.1 x 35.4 x 9.6 in. / 8.08 cu. ft.

Load capacity: 926 lbs.

Cargo Bed Capacity: 400 lbs.

Towing capacity: 1,100 lbs.

Turning radius: 11.8 ft. (differential unlocked)

Top speed: 25 mph, governed

Instruments: Oil temperature meter, hour meter, 35w headlights, taillight and stoplight

Color Choices: Adventure Blue with Super Black

Warranty: 12 months

Good Times™ Protection Plan: 12 or 24 months

Source: Kawasaki

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