Kawasaki Ninja 300

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Kawasaki Ninja 300

The model of the budget sports motorcycle Kawasaki Ninja 300 appeared on the market by 2013, replacing the model Kawasaki Ninja 250R in Europe, North America, etc. By the way, the model Ninja 250R was also updated for 2013 and was named Ninja 250, continuing to be sold in Japan and several other countries. Visually and almost completely on the technical side, the Ninja 250 and Ninja 300 models are identical and differ only in engines.

The Kawasaki Ninja 300 engine is a 2-cylinder, in-line, liquid-cooled 296 cc unit producing 39 hp. power and 27 Nm of torque. This motor was subsequently also installed on models such as Kawasaki Z300 and Kawasaki Versys-X 300.

On the chassis, the Kawasaki Ninja 300 is equipped with a steel frame, simple suspensions in the form of a conventional 37 mm telescopic fork and mono-shock absorber (adjustable for preload), disc 2-piston brakes (versions with ABS are available), a slipping clutch and a 6-speed gearbox.

Unlike Kawasaki Ninja 250R, the Ninja 300 received a slightly reduced fuel tank (17.8 L -> 17.0 L) and an increased curb weight (169 kg -> 172 kg, ABS versions - 174 kg).

2017 was the last year of production of the Kawasaki Ninja 300, after which it rolled off the assembly line, giving way to the new version - the Kawasaki Ninja 400. In turn, Kawasaki Ninja 250 did not leave the market, but received a number of visual and technical updates - in particular, increased to 39 hp maximum engine power comparable to that of the Ninja 300.

The main competitors of the Kawasaki Ninja 300 in the class:


Kawasaki Ninja 300
Kawasaki Ninja 300
Kawasaki Ninja 300


Specifications Kawasaki Ninja 300:

ModelKawasaki Ninja 300
Motorcycle typesport
Release year2013-2017
Framesteel diagonal
Engine type2-cylinder, 4-stroke, in-line
Working volume296 cm³
Bore / Stroke62.0 x 49.0 mm
Compression ratio10.6: 1
Number of valves per cylinderDOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Fuel supply systemInjector with double throttles, 2x 32 mm
Ignition typetransistor
Maximum power39.0 h.p. (29.0 kW) at 11000 rpm
Maximum torque27.0 Nm (2.8 kg * m) at 10,000 rpm
Drive typechain
Front tire size110 / 70-17M / C (54S)
Rear tire size140 / 70-17M / C (66S)
Front brakes1 disc, 290 mm, 2-piston caliper - (optional - ABS)
Rear brakes1 disc, 220 mm, 2-piston caliper - (optional - ABS)
Front suspension37mm Telescopic Fork (Fixed), 120mm Travel
Rear suspensionPendulum Uni-Trak with monoshock (5-stage preload adjustment), 132 mm travel
Motorcycle length2015 mm
Motorcycle width715 mm
Motorcycle height1110 mm
Wheelbase1405 mm
Saddle height785 mm
Minimum ground clearance140 mm
Acceleration to 100 km / h6.4 sec.
Maximum speed170 km / h
Fuel tank capacity17.0 l
Motorcycle weight (curb)172 kg - Ninja 300

174 kg - Ninja 300 ABS

Fuel consumption

The average fuel consumption of the Kawasaki Ninja 300, according to the test results, is 4.36 liters per 100 kilometers. The exact value depends on the riding style.