The kawasaki Ninja 300 is the entry-level motorcycle for the company in the Indian market. Kawasaki recently relaunched the Ninja 300 offering in India, with localised assembly, which helped bring down the price of the motorcycle. As a result the Ninja 300, is now the most-affordable twin-cylinder sport bike in India.
The Kawasaki Ninja 300 carries forward a similar design language to its elder litre-class sibling, the ZX-10R. The Ninja 300 also comes with a front cowl, with different headlamps setup, again inspired by the litre-class motorcycle. Apart from this, the Ninja 300 comes with a host of other updates, so as to help it being differentiated with the now stopped Ninja 250R.
The Kawasaki Ninja 300 comes powered by a 296cc, liquid-cooled twin-cylinder engine. It produces 39bhp and 28Nm of torque, further mated to a six-speed gearbox. The Ninja 300 also come standard with assist and slipper clutch. This makes for easier lighter clutch actions and faster gear shifts.
The Ninja 300 offers a comfortable ride, with the suspension easily soaking up most ofthe road imperfections. Touring on the Ninja 300 is fairly easy as well, offering a good riding position. The floating windscreen also offers good wind protection, when tucked in.
The Kawasaki Ninja 300 offers a good balance between performance and mileage. The Ninja offers a big 17-litre fuel tank, while returning an overall mileage of 31km/l.
The Kawasaki Ninja 300 comes with a host of features, some of them include Fine Atomising Injectors and dual throttle valves, heat management technology, race-derived clutch technology and a modern instrument cluster.
The Ninja 300 is offered with 37mm telescopic front forks and a 5-way adjustable monoshock at the rear. Braking is handled by 290mm and 220mm front and rear disc, respectively. The motorcycle is now also offered with ABS as a standard option.
The Kawasaki Ninja 300 has always been a well designed motorcycle, with the new 2018 update making it even better. Quality and refinement is the motorcycles, two biggest plus points. While also being the most-affordable twin-cylinder motorcycle makes the deal even sweeter.
Yes, the Kawasaki Ninja 300 offers a comfortable riding position for touring. The 17-litre fuel tank also helps provide long gaps between fuel stations.
The Kawasaki Ninja 300 comes with a top speed of around 155km/h.
|Calliper Type||2-Piston Caliper|
|Front Brake Size||290 mm|
|Front Brake Type||Disc|
|Front Suspension||Telescopic Hydraulic Fork|
|Front Tyre Size||110/70-17|
|Front Wheel Size||17 inch|
|Rear Brake Size||220 mm|
|Rear Brake Type||Disc|
|Rear Suspension||Bottom-Link Uni-Trak with gas-charged shock and 5-|
|Rear Tyre Size||140/70-17|
|Rear Wheel Size||17 inch|
|Chassis Type||Steel tube diamond frame|
|Ground Clearance||140 mm|
|Kerb Weight||172 kg|
|Overall Height||1,110 mm|
|Overall Length||2,015 mm|
|Overall Width||715 mm|
|Seat Height||785 mm|
|Clutch||Slipper and self-servo wet multiplate clutch mecha|
|Cooling System||Liquid Cooled|
|Fuel Delivery System||Fuel Injection|
|Ignition||TCBI with Digital Advance|
|Max Power||39 bhp @ 11,000 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||27 Nm @ 10,000 rpm|
|No. of Gears||6|
|Spark Plugs||1 Per Cylinder|
|Transmission Type||Chain Drive|
|Valves Per Cylinder||4|
|0 to 60 kmph||2.56 seconds|
|60 to 0 kmph||--|
|Fuel Efficiency Range||425 Km|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||17 litres|
|Mileage - ARAI||25 kmpl|
|Reserve Fuel Capacity||4.5 litres|
|Top Speed||160 Kmph|
|Antilock Braking System||Yes|
|Brake/Tail Light||LED Tail Lamp|
|Digital Fuel Guage||Yes|
|Electric System||12V DC|
|Headlight Bulb Type||55/60W halogen|
|Headlight Type||Bulb and Reflector Type|
|Low Battery Indicator||Yes|
|Low Fuel Indicator||Yes|
|Low Oil Indicator||Yes|
|No. of Tripmeters||2|
|Start Type||Electric Start|