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Kawasaki Ninja 400 Vs Yamaha YZF R1 Vs Kawasaki Ninja 300 comparison


Kawasaki Ninja 400 Vs Yamaha YZF R1 Vs Kawasaki Ninja 300 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Ninja 400 Vs YZF R1 Vs Ninja 300 on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Ninja 400 Vs YZF R1 Vs Ninja 300 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Kawasaki Ninja 300 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 2.98 Lakh. On the other hand, Yamaha YZF R1 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 20.39 Lakh Lastly, the Kawasaki Ninja 400 starts at ₹ 4.99 Lakh.

SummaryKawasaki Ninja 400Yamaha YZF R1Kawasaki Ninja 300
Price₹ 4.99 Lakh₹ 20.39 Lakh₹ 2.98 Lakh
Body TypeSportsSportsSports
Mileage25.00 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl26.00 Kmpl
Power48.30 bhp197.30 bhp38.00 bhp
Engine399.0 CC998.0 CC296.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Ninja 400 Vs YZF R1 Vs Ninja 300 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Ninja 300 base engine returns 26 Kmpl. The Yamaha YZF R1 base returns 20 Kmpl. The Kawasaki Ninja 400 basic model, on the other hand, gives 25 Kmpl.

Ninja 400 Vs YZF R1 Vs Ninja 300 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Ninja 300 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Yamaha YZF R1 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Kawasaki Ninja 400 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 399.0 cc998.0 cc296.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 242
Max Power 48.3 bhp @ 10000 rpm197.3 bhp @ 13500 rpm38 bhp @ 11000 rpm
Max Torque 38 Nm @ 8000 rpm112.4 Nm @ 11500 rpm27 Nm @ 10000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 14.0 L17.0 L17.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A1.9 LN/A
Mileage 25.00 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl26.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 173 kg200 kg179 kg
Length 2020 mm2055 mm2015 mm
Width 710 mm690 mm715 mm
Height 1120 mm1150 mm1110 mm
Wheelbase 1370 mm1405 mm1405 mm
Ground Clearance 140 mm130 mm135 mm
Seat Height 785 mm855 mm785 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch N/AWet, Multiple DicsWet Multiplate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Trellis, High-tensile SteelDiamondTube Diamond, Steel
Front Suspension ø41 Mm Telescopic ForkTelescopic Forks, Ø 43 Mm37 Mm Telescopic Fork / 120 Mm
Rear Suspension Bottom-Link Uni-Trak, Gas-charged Shock With Adjustable PreloadSwingarm, (link Suspension)Bottom-Link Uni-Trak With Gas-charged Shock And 5-way Adjustable Pre-load / 132 Mm


Front Brake Type DiscHydraulic Dual DiscSingle Petal Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscHydraulic Single DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 310 mm320 mm290 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 220 mm220 mm220 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 110/70R17 M/C 54H120/70 ZR17M/C (58W)110/70R17 M/C 54H
Rear Tyre 150/60R17 M/C 66H190/55 ZR17M/C(75W)140/70R17 M/C 66H


Battery Maintenance Free12V, 8.6AH(10H)Maintenance Free
Headlight LEDProjectorBulb And Reflector Type

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorticktickcross
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrosscrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
High Performance High Controllabilitytick--
Improved Windshieldcross--
Largest Brake Disc In Classtick--
Lightweight, Sharp-Looking And High-Performance Sport Modeltick--
Sharp New Ninja Styling: High Class & Futuristictick--
Smartphone Connectivitycross--
TFT Colour Instrumentationcross--
Advanced Suspension Technologies-cross-
Brembo Monobloc Calipers With Abs-cross-
Compact Deltabox Chassis-tick-
Complete Instrumentation-cross-
Control Is Power-cross-
Cutting-Edge Crossplane Engine-tick-
Cutting-Edge Digital Engine Management Cutting-Edge Digital Engine Management-cross-
Electronically Controlled Steering Damper-cross-
Full Led Headlamp-cross-
New Lift Control System-tick-
New Quick Shift System-tick-
Three Rider Selectable-cross-
YZF-M1 Level Controllability (IMU)-tick-
YZR-M1 Inspired Cowling-tick-
Aggressive Seat Position--cross
Dual Channel ABS--cross
Elegant Design--tick
Fine-Atomising Injectors & Dual Throttle Valves--tick
First LED headlight--cross
Good Mileage (43 Km/L)--cross
Heat Management Technology--tick
LCD Instrument Cluster--cross
LED Tail Lamp--cross
Modern Instrumentation--tick
New front & rear suspension settings--cross
Ninja Styling--tick
Super Suspension for Enhanced Comfort--cross
World's Smallest ABS Unit--tick

Additonal Features

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

Key Features

Competitor of Kawasaki Ninja 400

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Competitor of Kawasaki Ninja 300

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