2017 Kawasaki Versys-X 300

2017 Kawasaki Versys-X 300
2017 Kawasaki Versys-X 300CRS

The Kawasaki Versys-X 300 is a new adventure bike based on the twin-cylinder Ninja 250R/300, widely popular for its versatility and affordability. The new Versys-X 300 adds a large dose of off-road exploration with a pinch of adventure, all wrapped up in a 385.9-lb machine with a comfortable upright position and tall wind protection.

The Kawasaki Versys-X 300 is powered by a water-cooled 296cc four-stroke, two-cylinder, DOHC engine with a 6-speed return shift chain-driven transmission. Ride solo or two-up with ease.

Additional features include a stable 32.1-in seat height, 4.5-gallon tank, a telescopic fork with 5.1-in of travel, 19-in front/17-in rear spoked wheels, and 5.8-in. of rear travel on the Uni-Trak swingarm.

The Kawasaki Versys-X 300 is priced at $5,399, or $5,699 with ABS. Color choices include Candy Lime Green/Metallic Graphite Gray or Metallic Graphic Gray/Flat Ebony.

2017 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 Specs and Pricing

MSRP $5,399
DISPLACEMENT (CC) 293
SEAT HEIGHT (IN) 32
WET WEIGHT (LBS) 386

Cycle World 2017 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 Reviews

Thoughts from the Staff

“Kawasaki has delivered a bike that’s destined to become a top-seller in its line. The Versys-X 300 has a lot to offer with its standout combination of build quality, versatility, and comfort within its price category.” Don Canet - Editor, Cycle World Magazine