Kawasaki Ninja 300 vs Yamaha YZF R3 2018

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Ninja 300 vs YZF R3 2018

Kawasaki Ninja 300 vs Yamaha YZF R3 2018: Yamaha YZF R3 STD is the more fuel efficient one with a claimed mileage of while the claimed figure for Kawasaki Ninja 300 ABS KRT Edition is . Yamaha YZF R3 2018 is priced at Rs 3,63,953 (On road, Delhi) while Kawasaki Ninja 300 is the costlier one priced at Rs 4,17,825 (On road, Delhi). Ninja 300 is available in 1 colour options while YZF R3 2018 has 2 colours to choose from. Ninja 300 churns out a power of 39 PS @ 11000 rpm while YZF R3 2018 produces 42 PS @ 10750 rpm.


Front BrakeDiscDisc
Rear BrakeDiscDisc
Wheel TypeAlloyAlloy
StartingSelf Start OnlySelf Start Only
Fuel Capacity17 L14 L
Engine TypeParallel Twin, 4-stroke, 8-Valves, DOHCIn line 2-Cylinder, 4-Stroke, 8-Valves, DOHC
Displacement296 cc321 cc
Maximum Speed144.14 Kmph188 Kmph
Gear Box6 Speed6 Speed
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
EMIRs 12,074Get Loan @ 9.7%Rs 10,536Get Loan @ 9.7%

Engine and Transmission

Engine TypeParallel Twin, 4-stroke, 8-Valves, DOHCIn line 2-Cylinder, 4-Stroke, 8-Valves, DOHC
Displacement296 cc321 cc
Maximum Power39 PS @ 11000 rpm42 PS @ 10750 rpm
Maximum Torque27 Nm @ 10000 rpm29.6 Nm @ 9000 rpm
StartingSelf Start OnlySelf Start Only
Maximum Speed144.14 Kmph188 Kmph
Cooling SystemLiquid CooledLiquid Cooled
Gear Box6 Speed6 Speed
ClutchNAWet Multiple-Disc
No. of Cylinders22
Drive TypeChain DriveChain Drive
Valves (per cylinder)44
Bore62 mm68 mm
Stroke49 mm44.1 mm
Supply SystemFuel Injection Fuel Injection
Transmission TypeManualManual
Compression Ratio10.6:111.2:1

Tyres and Brakes

Tyre Size

Front :-110/70-R17

Rear :-150/60-R17

Front :-110/70-R17,

Rear :-140/70-R17

Tyre TypeTubelessTubeless
Wheel Size

Front :-17 inch,

Rear :-17 inch

Front :-17 inch,

Rear :-17 inch

Front BrakeDiscDisc
Rear BrakeDiscDisc
Front Brake Diameter290 mm298 mm
Rear Brake Diameter220 mm220 mm

Features and Safety

ABSDual ChannelDual Channel
Body GraphicsNAYes
Carry HookNANo
Fuel economy IndicatorNAYes
Seat TypeSplitSplit
ConsoleAnalogue and DigitalAnalogue and Digital
Passenger BackrestNANo
Step-up SeatYesYes
Passenger FootrestYesYes
Traction ControlNoNo
Cruise ControlNoNo
Quick ShifterNoNo
Launch ControlNoNo
Power ModesNoNo
Adjustable WindscreenNoNo
Mobile ConnectivityNoNo

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis/FrameTube Diamond, SteelDiamond
Front Suspension37 mm Telescopic Fork / 120 mmTelescopic Forks
Rear SuspensionBottom-Link Uni-Trak with gas-charged shock and 5-way adjustable pre-load / 132 mmSwingarm


Length2015 mm2090 mm
Height1170 mm1135 mm
Width715 mm720 mm
Ground Clearance140 mm160 mm
Saddle Height785 mm780 mm
Kerb Weight172 Kg173 Kg
Wheelbase1405 mm1380 mm
Fuel Capacity17 L14 L


IgnitionDigitalTCI (Transistor controlled ignition)
Head LampHalogenHalogen
Turn Signal LampLEDLED
Pass SwitchYesYes
Battery TypeNAGTZ8V
Battery CapacityNA12 V, 7Ah
Low Fuel IndicatorYesYes
LED Tail LightYesYes
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