In 2013, after years of intense competition in the beginner bike market, Kawasaki essentially took the crown with the introduction of the venerable Ninja 250’s successor, the 2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300. More displacement, more power, more torque, transmission improvements, and a ground-up cosmetic overhaul made the Ninja 300 stand out so far ahead of its predecessror — and its competition — that sales the first few production years soared.
Specifications & Features
Engine: Four-stroke, DOHC, parallel twin
Bore x Stroke: 62.0 mm x 49.0 mm
Compression Ratio: 10.6:1
Fuel System: DFI with dual 32 mm throttle bodies
Ignition: TCBI with digital advance
Starting System: Electric
Final Drive: Chain
Rake Trail: 27.0º / 3.7 in.
Seat Height: 30.9 in.
Wheelbase: 55.3 in.
Front Suspension: 37 mm hydraulic telescopic fork / 4.7 in.
Rear Suspension: Single 220 mm petal-type disc with two-piston hydraulic caliper
Front Brake: Single 290 mm petal-type disc with two-piston hydraulic caliper
Rear Brake: Single 220 mm petal-type disc with two-piston hydraulic caliper
Front Tire: 110/70-17
Rear Tire: 140/70-17
Fuel Capacity: 379.3 lbs.
Dry Weight: 379.3 lbs. (Wet)
Based on analysis and information from private sources and dealers across the internet, the average retail price of a 2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300 is
Last updated June 14, 2016
See the 2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300 live in this “first ride” video from Cycle World: