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KTM Duke 390 Vs Honda CBR250R Vs Kawasaki Ninja 300


Compare KTM Duke 390 Vs Honda CBR250R Vs Kawasaki Ninja 300

KTM Duke 390 Vs Honda CBR250R Vs Kawasaki Ninja 300KTM 390 Duke is a new launch from the Bajaj in India. 390 duke is the much awaited model in India and released on June 25th, 2013. KTM 390 Duke is a naked type bike with attractive look and gives you remarkable performance. 390 Duke  is the first model of KTM bike sold across entire 76 country markets. The main rivals of KTM Duke 390 are Honda CBR250R and Kawasaki Ninja 300.

Kawasaki Ninja 300 is one of the dream bike of young boys who loves sports bikes. It have an added feature of ABS, other than technically remains the same as the standard Ninja 300. In India the Kawasaki Ninja 300 available in two color options including green and white. Both are available in single variant only. The bike actually replaces the another famous sports bike model Ninja 250R.

With the introduction Honda CBR250R, Honda also joined in the tough two wheeler  segment. With launching of Honda CBR250R to the market Honda focus towards crazy fans for such bikes specially among the youth. The 2013 Honda CBR250R is a good performer with the powerful engine. It ts easy to handle with 6 manual gears and offers awesome ride quality. The bike need to compete with the KTM 390 duke.

Kawasaki Ninja 300 Top Technical Features

  • 296cc Four-stroke, Parallel-twin engine
  • Power out put of 39 Bhp @ 11000 rpm
  • 27 Nm @ 10000 rpm torque
  • 28.00kmpl mileage in highway
  • 22kmpl mileage in city
  • 6 Manual gears transmission
  • 160kmph top speed

KTM 390 Duke Top Technical Features

  • 4-stroke, Single-cylinder engine
  • 44 BHP at 9500 rpm Max power
  • 35 Nm at 7250 rpm Max torque
  • 22-25km/ltr mileage
  • 170kph top speed
  • 300mm Disc brake in front & 230mm disc brake

Honda CBR250R Top Technical Features

  • 249.6cc, 4-stroke engine
  • 25 Bhp at 8500 rpm engine
  • 23 Nm at 7000 rpm torque
  • 35kmpl mileage in highway
  • 25kmpl mileage in city
  • 6 manual gears
  • 145kmph top speed

Look, style and Dimensions

KTM 390 Duke is naked bike and said to be the best mid ranged bike in India available in this category. The picture perfect look is really eye catching. The big single sporty bike shares lot with the 200 duke. Sharp angles and steep creases, orange smart wheels, powerful headlight, flat handlebar, illuminated switches, nice grip,10 spoke alloy wheeldog-leg shaped control levers, LED tail lightrear view mirrors etc enhances the aggressiveness of this bike.

No doubt the look of Kawasaki Ninja 300 is sharp and aggressive from exterior, that is the plus point of this bike. It features front sharp twin headlights, V-shaped pointed visor, black colored rear view mirrors, edgy front fender, alloy wheels, LED tail light etc enhancing the appealing of bike on ride. It measures 2015.00 mm x 715.00 mm x 1110.00 mm dimensions.

The Honda CBR250R bike looks really aggressive and sporty by its design. It is sure it offer a quality and comfort ride on roads. The new colors and blacked-out alloys added on it really attractive. It weights 167kg and dimensions of 2032.00 mm x 720.00 mm x 1127.00 mm(length x width x height). 145mm is the offered ground clearance.

Engine and performance

KTM 390 Duke powered by Four-stroke, 375cc, single-cylinder, liquid cooled- fuel-injected engine offers power of 44 BHP at 9500 rpm and a torque of 35 Nm at 7250 rpm. Engine weight is 36kg. 6 speed gear box offers good transmission. Ground clearance 172mm helps in better ride in Indian roads. The company offers it can reach 0-100km/hr in 7 seconds.

Kawasaki Ninja 300 Powered by the 296cc Four-stroke, Parallel-twin engine which makes power out put of 39 Bhp @ 11000 rpm and 27 Nm @ 10000 rpm torque on ride. Engine mated with 6 Manual gears, Wet multi-disc, manual offers good performance. Top speed attainable for this bike is 160kmph.

Honda CBR250R 2013 edition powered by a strong 249.6cc, 4-stroke engine that is capable to produce power of 25 Bhp at 8500 rpm and torque of 23 Nm at 7000 rpm on ride. 249.6cc is the displacement of this bike. The bike also equipped with 6 manual gears. 145kmph  is the top speed of this bike.


The offered mileage of Honda CBR250R is 35kmpl in highway and 25 kmpl in city. For a sports bike of 250cc it is really good. You will get 28.00kmpl mileage in highway and around 22kmpl in city on ride from Kawasaki Ninja 300 bike. KTM 390 Duke offered mileage is around 22-25km/ltr. It is really good because this a road going street bike.

Safety and comfort on ride

KTM 390 Duke ABS features Four piston, radial caliper, 300mm disc front brakes and Single piston, 230mm disc rear brakes along with ABS provides excellent safety measures. WP 43mm upside down forks suspension used in front and in rear WP Monoshock suspension. The bike will be very comfortable to ride with all these features.

Kawasaki Ninja 300 features 140.00 mm Ground Clearance, 1405.00 mm Wheelbase, Pass-light, Black Mag Wheels, Tubeless tyre, 37mm telescopic Suspension(Front), Linked rear monoshock Suspension(Rear), 290 mm Nissin discs Brakes in front, 220mm Nissin discs Brakes(Rear) etc. Other features includes Stand Alarm, Digital Fuel Guage, Self Start, Analogue Tacho Meter, Digital Speedometer and Trip Meter, Passenger Footrest, Step-up Seat, Low Fuel/oil/battery Indicator etc.

Honda CBR250R have all the high class safety features in Honda CBR250R. The features include Telescopic Fork suspension in front, Pro Link suspension in rear, 296mm Disc brake in front and rear you have a 220mm Disc for best braking and handling on ride. The bike have 13 liters fuel tank, stand alarm, Twin Spar Type chassis, 1367.00 mm wheel base, self start, digital fuel gauge, analogue tachometer, low fuel, battery and oil indicator etc.

Available Variants and colors

Honda CBR250R available in CBR250R with ABS, CBR250R without ABS and CBR250R Repsol Special Edition. Color options includes Sports Red, Sports Black, Pearl Sunbeam White and Repsol Livery. Kawasaki Ninja 300 available in White and Ninja Green colors. Variants are Kawasaki Ninja 300 Standard and Kawasaki Ninja 300 ABS. Both are available in single variant only. KTM 390 Duke ABS is the only one variant available now. White is the present launched color shade.

Price: (Ex-Showroom, Delhi)

  • Honda CBR250 : Rs. 1,57,000/- (Ex-Showroom, Delhi)
  • KTM 390 Duke : Rs. 1,80,000/-  (Ex-Showroom, Delhi)
  • Kawasaki Ninja 300 Standard: Rs. 3,50,000/-  (Ex-Showroom, Delhi)
  • Kawasaki Ninja 300 ABS: Rs. 3,75,000/-  (Ex-Showroom, Delhi)


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