Redefining Fishing: 2025 Kawasaki Jet Ski® Ultra 160LX-S Angler

Combining High-Performance Fishing Features with Versatile Watercraft Capabilities...

Kawasaki has made a splash by introducing the 2025 Jet Ski® Ultra® 160LX-S Angler, a personal watercraft designed to revolutionize fishing and water-based adventures. Unlike traditional fishing boats, this compact powerhouse can easily take you to your favorite fishing spots, even those in shallow and secluded areas that larger vessels can’t reach. Its high-performance engine and nimble handling make fishing enjoyable and turn every ride into a thrilling experience for all water enthusiasts.

Fishing-Centric Features – 

The Jet Ski Ultra 160LX-S Angler stands out with an array of features tailored for fishing. The 7-inch Garmin® Echomap fish finder chartplotter is a key highlight, positioned conveniently near the main instrument panel. This makes locating the perfect fishing spot simple and fun. The Angler also has side floats for stability, a flat fishing bench seat, a rear rack for a cooler and fishing gear, and additional rod holders. These features ensure that your fishing trips are efficient and enjoyable.

Versatility and Convenience – 

2025 Kawasaki Jet Ski® Ultra® 160LX-S Angler. (Kawasaki).

Beyond fishing, the Jet Ski Ultra 160LX-S Angler is a versatile general-purpose watercraft. It boasts a powerful engine and excellent handling, making it perfect for family outings after the fishing adventure concludes. The watercraft’s distinctive design, with its unique color and graphics, proudly announces its fishing focus while maintaining a versatile appeal.

Key Specifications – 

  • Engine: 1,498cc Inline four-cylinder marine engine
  • Hull: 22.5-degree deep-v for rough water handling
  • Technology: Kawasaki Smart Reverse with Deceleration (KSRD)
  • Navigation: New 7-inch Garmin® Echomap (Fish Finder Chartplotter)
  • Stability: New auxiliary side flotation
  • Fishing Equipment: New fishing rod holders (one in front, four in rear), ORCA™ 14.5-gallon cooler, multipurpose rear rack, and fishing bench seat
  • Instrumentation: New 7-inch full-color TFT screen with Bluetooth® connectivity
  • Lighting: LED accent lights
  • Storage: Functional storage with easy side-access space
  • Fuel Capacity: Large 21.1-gallon tank
  • Deck: ULTRA deck for a broad staging platform and gear stowage

Engine and Performance – 

The Jet Ski Ultra 160LX-S Angler is powered by a 1498cc DOHC, 16-valve, parallel 4-cylinder engine. This engine, known for its strong power and efficiency, features a large 60mm throttle body paired with an electronic fuel injection system. With its oval-edged three-blade stainless steel impeller, the high-speed jet pump provides optimal acceleration and high thrust efficiency.

Hull and Handling – 

2025 Kawasaki Jet Ski® Ultra® 160LX-S Angler. (Kawasaki).

The deep V-hull design, borrowed from Kawasaki’s championship-winning machines, ensures precise handling and control. The 22.5-degree V-angle helps prevent spinouts during turns and reduces the impact felt by the rider, offering improved comfort and stability. Additional features like the Kawasaki Splash Deflectors and electric trim control system further enhance the watercraft’s handling and performance.

Comfort and Convenience – 

The Jet Ski Ultra 160LX-S Angler offers a range of comfort and convenience features, including a 5-way adjustable handlebar, a roomy two-piece seat for up to three people, and ample legroom. The ULTRA deck provides a large platform at the stern, with a retractable re-boarding step and multiple mount points for accessories.

Advanced Features – 

The watercraft is equipped with a 7-inch TFT display that offers various display modes, Bluetooth connectivity, and infotainment functions. Riders can use features like GPS-based speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, and more. The electronic cruise control and one-touch 5 mph mode add to the ease of use, making it ideal for both leisurely and focused activities.

Storage – 

With a total storage capacity of 44.5 gallons, the Jet Ski Ultra 160LX-S Angler provides ample space for all your gear. This includes a large 32.8-gallon front storage area and a 10.6-gallon easy-access storage space behind the handle.

Availability and Pricing – 

The 2025 Kawasaki Jet Ski® Ultra® 160LX-S Angler will be available in a Crystal White/Timberline Green color scheme. Pricing and additional details will be announced closer to its release in late 2024.