July 20, 2019 | 11:24 AM IST

Kawasaki Ninja 400 vs. 2018 Yamaha YZF-R3 – Spec comparison

Kawasaki Ninja 400 is a dream bike for Indian fans, while Yamaha is closely competing with its Yamaha YZF-R3. The ex-showroom price of Ninja 400 and YZF-R3 is reported for Rs.4.69 lakh and Rs.3.48 lakhs respectively.   Kawasaki Ninja 400 vs. Yamaha YFZ-R3 Engine performance Yamaha R3 is powered by 321 cc, twin cylinder engine making 42 horsepower at 10750 rpm and 29.6 nm at 9000 rpm. The bike has 6 speed gearbox and weighs 173 kilograms. On the other hand, Kawasaki’s Ninja 400 is packed with 399 cc twin cylinder engine producing 45 HP at 10000 rpm and 38 nm at 8000. It weighs equally good at 173 kilograms. Dimensions
  Ninja 400 YZF-R3
Length 2020 mm 2090 mm
Width 710 mm 720 mm
Height 1120 mm 1135 mm
Wheelbase 1370 mm 1380 mm
Ground Clearance 140 mm 160 mm
Seat Height 785 mm 780 mm
Kerb Weight 173 kg 173 kg
Fuel Tank 14 litres 14 litres
Brakes and suspension
  Ninja 400 YZF-R3
Brakes (F) 310 mm Single Disc 298 mm Single Disc
Brakes (R) 220 mm Single Disc 220 mm Single Disc
Suspension (F) Conventional Forks Conventional Forks
Suspension (R) Adjustable Monoshock Adjustable Monoshock
ABS 2-Channel ABS 2-Channel ABS
Frame and Tyres
  Ninja 400 YZF-R3
Frame Trellis Diamond
Front Tyre 110/70-R17 110/70-R17
Rear Tyre 150/60-R17 140/70-R17
  Ninja 400 YZF-R3
Front Brake Disc Disc
Rear Brake Disc Disc
Wheel Type Alloy Alloy
Starting Self Start Only Self Start Only
Fuel Capacity 14 L 14 L
Engine Type Parallel Twin, 4-stroke, DOHC In line 2-Cylinder, 4-Stroke, 8-Valves, DOHC
Displacement 399 cc 321 cc
Maximum Speed NA 188 kmph
Gear Box 6-Speed 6-Speed
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol

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