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Kawasaki Ninja 400 ABS 2021 Overview
The all-new 2021 Kawasaki Ninja 400, let us start with the engine. On the ninja 400, where you have the 399 CC liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine. This motorcycle is going to have a six-speed transmission. And the final drive on this motorcycle is the chain.
I like what Kawasaki has done with the Ninja 400s. First of all, you’re getting that classic Kawasaki sportbike look. Just a very streamlined and aggressive-looking motorcycle.
This motorcycle is fully loaded and comes into 383 pounds. So, you have this 399 cc engine in it on a very lightweight frame motorcycle. This bike will do full interstate speed.
Its lightweight builds confidence for a new rider. Kawasaki is looking for those new riders that want a very classic and aggressive-looking sportbike at the right price point. And it is going to be very easy to handle.
Kawasaki Ninja 400 ABS Specs
|Engine||4-stroke, 2-cylinder, DOHC, liquid-cooled|
|Bore x Stroke||70.0 x 51.8mm|
|Maximum Torque||28.0 lb-ft @ 8,000 rpm|
|Fuel System||DFI® with 32mm throttle bodies (2)|
|Ignition||TCBI with digital advance|
|Transmission||6-speed, return shift|
|Final Drive||Sealed chain|
|Electronic Rider Aids||ABS|
Kawasaki Ninja 400 Ride And Handling
Handling on the ninja 400 is fantastic. Moving up front where you have the 41-millimeter telescopic front forks, you get 4.7 inches of travel. So responses in the corners are good. And when hitting bumps, it absorbs it perfectly.
On the rear, you have that mono-shock that has a preload adjustability. You can adjust this to your style of riding. You like a little bit stiffer ride or a little bit looser ride.
The handling on the bike is top-notch, the balance on this bike is stellar. You have the 17-inch tires on here gives it incredible, control while riding. And while standing still at the stoplights as well.
|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 Brakes||310mm semi-floating single disc|
|Rear Brakes||220mm single disc|
|Frame Type||Trellis, high-tensile steel|
|Overall Length||78.3 in|
|Overall Width||28.0 in|
|Overall Height||44.1 in|
|Ground Clearance||5.5 in|
|Seat Height||30.9 in|
|Curb Weight||366.0 lb/361.6 (non-ABS)**|
|Fuel Capacity||3.7 gal|
|Color Choices||Metallic Spark Black, Candy Persimmon Red/Metallic Magnetic Dark Gray, Pearl Storm Gray/Metallic Magnetic Dark Gray|
Once again, going back to that lightweight is going to build confidence for those new riders. Seat height on this motorcycle comes in at just over 30 inches. So it does have a low seat height as well. And get both feet firmly planted on the ground.
|Warranty||12 Month Limited Warranty|
|Kawasaki Protection Plus™ (optional)||12, 24, 36, or 48 months|
Fuel efficiency on this bike you’re going to get the 3.7-gallon gas tank on here boasting almost 50 miles per gallon on this bike. So you are going to get a ton of riding time without worrying about hitting the pumps.
Now people are looking for small displacement bikes. They want the pleasure of commuting to work enjoying riding a motorcycle. And bikes like this with that good fuel economy are a perfect way to go. for the urban rider looking for a nice small bike to commute to work.
Kawasaki Ninja 400 ABS Review Video
Another nice feature of this 2021 ninja 400 is that it comes standard with ABS. Well, if you are a new rider looking for an aggressive-looking smaller displacement motorcycle. In the sport, by category, I truly, believe this Kawasaki ninja 400 is for you.