2013 Kawasaki EX 300 Ninja ABS SE is the perfect entry level motorcycle, bar-none. If you’re looking for a bike within the sport-bike category this machine has it all. It’s stylish, modern, quick for a small bike, flickable, smooth and has “street cred” The Kawasaki EX300 Ninja is the ideal entry level motorcycle.
The Ninja 300 is not expensive starting at $4,999. It has impressive power for a small entry level bike that will surprise even the long in the tooth riders, like us road testers. If you want fun and maneuverability, want to pass cars or other bikes while slip streaming, (especially the CBR 250 from Honda) or maybe even get your knee down on a sharp bend or a race track, the Kawasaki EX 300 Ninja is the bike for you.
This little bike will keep you safe mid corner, deliver confidence to the new rider and the power delivery is easy to handle. When you crank the throttle open and pretend to ride like an AMA hero the little Ninja will not disappoint. If you keep it pinned corner speeds are extremely exciting. You can stay with the middleweight bikes mid corner on a track easily, but on the straights they leave you standing and on the open road it is all down to the rider.
The Kawasaki Ninja EX 300 allows you to let your hair down while at the same time staying very easily within the speed limit if you so desire to keep your driving license. The little Ninja EX300 is the place to start for anyone wanting to get into motorcycling. The lightweight category means you don’t have to worry about huge power delivery across the rev range or a heavy bike to maneuver stationary or mid corner . If you just received your permit or passed your MSF course this bike will keep you going for a few season’s, its truly the perfect entry level bike.
Some dealerships also guaranteed 90% trade in value within the first year when you upgrade, which makes it much easier to decide on a bike like this for your first riding season if you know you are not going to lose too much when purchasing new.