2020 Kawasaki Ninja 300; is it worth to buy?

2020 Kawasaki Ninja 300; Complete Racing Bike



  • Circuit developed Diamond Frame;
  • World’s smallest ABS unit;
  • Heat management technology;
  • Ninja ZX-10R inspired design;
  • Race-derived clutch technology.

Kawasaki Ninja 300 is the entry-level bike from Kawasaki for the Indian market. This bike gets a direct fight from Benelli 302R, KTM RC 390, and TVS Apache RR 310. Kawasaki enhanced its two sports bike Ninja 650 and Ninja 1000 SX this year to maintain BS6 emission norms. This model has not been updated yet but Kawasaki may launch its BS6 version in November 2020. 2020 Kawasaki Ninja 300 is a true racing bike which serves Ninja’s legacy. If you are planning to buy a sports tourer bike, you should know first about the Best Sports tourer bike in India under 3 Lakhs.   


2020 Kawasaki Ninja 300 design and looks

2020 Kawasaki Ninja 300: Ninja ZX10R inspired look
Kawasaki Ninja 300: Candy Plasma Blue


So, for the start, first, let’s talk about its looks and design.

The Kawasaki Ninja 300 takes its design cues from Kawasaki’s supersport machine Ninja ZX-10R. While most of the design elements are from ZX-10R, it borrows some features from other Ninja family bikes as well. The large ventilation holes depict a design similar to ZX14R. It uses a forward lean riding stance which enhances the aerodynamic ability. The telescopic front suspension serves its purpose quite well while the rear gas-charged shock absorber is 5-way pre-adjustable. It embodies an analog-digital meter which gives a feel of a track racing bike.

Like ZX-10R, the windscreen is now floating type with a gap between the cowl and windscreen. The turn indicators are integrated into the body which gives it a leaning look.

This street racer uses a circuit-developed diamond frame which offers high strength and durability for better performance. Kawasaki claims that the ABS unit is specially designed for motorcycles. It is the world’s smallest ABS unit. The fan cover is located behind the radiator which directs hot air down and away from the rider. This innovative design increases riding comfort when stuck in heavy traffic.


2020 Kawasaki Ninja 300 Technical Specs


Kawasaki Ninja 300 delivers is the most powerful bike in its segment in the Indian market. Its 296 cc engine gives 39 PS of power and 27 Nm of torque. The engine is coupled with a 6-speed return shift gearbox. The Assist and slipper clutch provides easy up & downshifting of gears at all engine speed.

2020 Kawasaki Ninja 300; Features from ZX14R
Kawasaki Ninja 300: Metallic Grey



2020 Kawasaki Ninja 300 Specs


  • 296 cc Twin cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC 8 valves Engine;
  • 6-speed return shift transmission;
  • Forced lubrication
  • Power 29 kW (39 PS) @ 11000 rpm;
  • 27 Nm torque @ 10000 rpm;


Ninja 300 has a wheelbase of 1405 mm and runs on 17-inch tyres. 290 mm front and 220 mm rear disc brakes use dual-piston to give better control over the machine. The seat height is 785 mm and a ground clearance of 135 mm. Being a pure racing bike, the 2020 Kawasaki Ninja 300 still manages to give an overall fuel efficiency of 20-22 kmpl.


2020 Kawasaki Ninja 300 colour and pricing

Kawasaki Ninja 300 Lime Green



The Ninja 300 comes in four colour schemes lime green, metallic grey, candy plasma blue, and ebony green. The price for the 2020 Kawasaki Ninja 300 is INR 2.98 Lakh at an ex-showroom of Delhi.  

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