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Honda CB300R Vs Kawasaki Ninja 400 Vs Yamaha YZF R1 comparison


Honda CB300R Vs Kawasaki Ninja 400 Vs Yamaha YZF R1 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the CB300R Vs Ninja 400 Vs YZF R1 on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2020. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

CB300R Vs Ninja 400 Vs YZF R1 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Yamaha YZF R1 starts at ₹ 20.39 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Kawasaki Ninja 400 starts at ₹ 4.99 Lakh Lastly, the Honda CB300R starts at ₹ 2.42 Lakh.

Key FeaturesHonda CB300RKawasaki Ninja 400Yamaha YZF R1
Price₹ 2.42 Lakh₹ 4.99 Lakh₹ 20.39 Lakh
Mileage30.20 Kmpl25.00 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl
Power30.00 bhp48.30 bhp197.30 bhp
Engine286.0 CC399.0 CC998.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

CB300R Vs Ninja 400 Vs YZF R1 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Yamaha YZF R1 base engine returns 20 Kmpl. The Kawasaki Ninja 400 base returns 25 Kmpl. The Honda CB300R basic model, on the other hand, gives 30 Kmpl.

CB300R Vs Ninja 400 Vs YZF R1 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Yamaha YZF R1 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Kawasaki Ninja 400 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Honda CB300R is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 286.0 cc399.0 cc998.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 124
Max Power 30 bhp @ 8000 rpm48.3 bhp @ 10000 rpm197.3 bhp @ 13500 rpm
Max Torque 27.4 Nm @ 6500 rpm38 Nm @ 8000 rpm112.4 Nm @ 11500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder N/A44
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledLiquid CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore 76 mmN/AN/A
Stroke 63 mmN/AN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 10.0 L14.0 L17.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A1.9 L
Mileage 30.20 Kmpl25.00 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 147 kg173 kg200 kg
Length 2028 mm2020 mm2055 mm
Width 888 mm710 mm690 mm
Height 1053 mm1120 mm1150 mm
Wheelbase 1344 mm1370 mm1405 mm
Ground Clearance 151 mm140 mm130 mm
Seat Height 800 mm785 mm855 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Multiplate Wet ClutchN/AWet, Multiple Dics
Compression Ratio 10.7 : 1N/AN/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Steel Diamond FrameTrellis, High-tensile SteelDiamond
Front Suspension USD Telescopicø41 Mm Telescopic ForkTelescopic Forks, Ø 43 Mm
Rear Suspension Mono ShockBottom-Link Uni-Trak, Gas-charged Shock With Adjustable PreloadSwingarm, (link Suspension)


Front Brake Type DiscDiscHydraulic Dual Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscHydraulic Single Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 38 mm310 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 30 mm220 mm220 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size N/A17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 110/70 R17 M/C (54H)110/70R17 M/C 54H120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 150/60 R17 M/C (66H)150/60R17 M/C 66H190/55 ZR17M/C(75W)


Battery 12V-7AHMaintenance Free12V, 8.6AH(10H)
Headlight LEDLEDProjector

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatorcrossticktick
Low Battery Indicatorcrossticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickcrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Elegant Design-cross-
Fine-Atomising Injectors & Dual Throttle Valves-cross-
Heat Management Technology-cross-
High Performance High Controllability-tick-
Largest Brake Disc In Class-tick-
Lightweight, Sharp-Looking And High-Performance Sport Model-tick-
Modern Instrumentation-cross-
Ninja Styling-cross-
Sharp New Ninja Styling: High Class & Futuristic-tick-
World's Smallest ABS Unit-cross-
Aggressive Seat Position--cross
Compact Deltabox Chassis--tick
Cutting-Edge Crossplane Engine--tick
Dual Channel ABS--cross
First LED headlight--cross
Good Mileage (43 Km/L)--cross
LCD Instrument Cluster--cross
LED Tail Lamp--cross
New front & rear suspension settings--cross
New Lift Control System--tick
New Quick Shift System--tick
Super Suspension for Enhanced Comfort--cross
YZF-M1 Level Controllability (IMU)--tick
YZR-M1 Inspired Cowling--tick

Additonal Features

Race-Derived Clutch Technology & Smoother Shift Feel-cross-
High Volume Air Intake--tick

Key Features

A Sleek Seat tick--
Looking Aheadtick--
Strong Road Holding tick--
Bi Functional LED Headlights--cross
Negative LCD Displaywith Gear Shift Indication--cross
Raised LED Tail Light--cross
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