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Vehicle Profile

Aggressive styling and advanced performance are at the core of the 2018 Kawasaki Ninja® 400 KRT sportbike. With an all-new engine and a lightweight chassis, this approachable sportbike offers the perfect balance of everyday street riding and sport riding. The 399cc twin cylinder engine delivers smooth and broad power that is easy to use for a range of riders. The KRT Edition features Kawasaki Racing Team inspired color and graphics to empower everyday riders with Kawasaki's legacy of world championship racing.

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Top Features


  • Engine


    4-stroke, 2-cylinder, DOHC, water-cooled



    Bore x Stroke

    70.0 x 51.8mm

    Compression Ratio


    Fuel System

    DFI® with 32mm throttle bodies (2)


    TCBI with digital advance


    6-speed, return shift

  • Suspension

    Front Suspension / Wheel Travel

    41mm Telescopic fork/4.7 in

    Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel

    Bottom-link Uni-Trak®, swingarm adjustable preload/5.1 in

    Front Tire


    Rear Tire



    24.7°/3.6 in

    Ground Clearance

    5.5 in


    53.9 in

  • Totals

    Overall Length

    78.3 in

    Overall Width

    28.0 in

    Overall Height

    44.1 in

    Seat Height

    30.9 in

    Curb Weight

    366.0 lb**

    Fuel Capacity

    3.7 gal

  • General

    Final Drive

    Sealed Chain

    Electronic Rider Aids


    Frame Type

    Trellis, high-tensile steel

    Color Choices

    Lime Green/Ebony

    Kawasaki Protection Plus (optional)

    12, 24, 36 or 48 months

  • Brakes

    Front Brakes

    310mm semi-floating single disc

    Rear Brakes

    220mm single disc

  • Guarantee


    12 Month Limited Warranty

**Curb weight includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90 percent capacity) and tool kit (if supplied).

Specifications subject to change

KAWASAKI CARES: Always wear a helmet, eye protection, and proper apparel. Never ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Read Owner’s Manual and all on-product warnings. Professional rider shown on a closed course. ©2020 Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

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