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Honda CBR250RR vs Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL Comparison

Overview: CBR250RR vs Ninja 250 SL

Key Features

Start Option Electric Electric
Maximum Power 40 hp 27.6 hp
Displacement 249.7 cc 249 cc

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User Ratings & Review Comparison

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    This big boy is known for the High-quality performance that gives it real character. The entire look of the bike is beyond imagination! The red and...

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    Anees Nov 22, 2022 for Honda CBR250RR
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    I was specifically searching for perfect city bikes that may help me commute easily even through this hustling city crowd. Finally, after a vivid...

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    Ahmad Sep 13, 2022 for Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL

From The Experts

Things we like

High-quality performance

Great design

Safety features

Both front and rear discs brakes 

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Lightweight handling

Sharp styling

Cheaper by comparison

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Things we don't like

No height adjustable seats

No Anti-Theft Alarm

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Superbike ergonomics

Not very practical

No gear position indicator

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Engine & Performance

Cooling System Liquid Cooled Liquid Cooled
No. Of Strokes 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
No. Of Cylinder 2 1
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 14.5 L 11.0 L
Drive Type Chain Drive Chain Drive
Clutch Type Wet, Multi-Plate Wet, Multi-Plate
Exhaust Pipes 2 In 1 In 2 Exhaust Single Exhaust
Maximum Power 40 27.6
RPM at Maximum Power 13000 9700
RPM at Maximum Torque 11000 8200
Engine Type 2-Cylinder, 4-Stroke, Liquid-Cooled Liquid-Cooled, 4-Stroke, Single Cylinder
Displacement 249.7 249
Maximum Torque 25 Nm 22.6 Nm
Valve Configuration -- DOHC
Compression Ratio -- 11.3:1
Bore X Stroke -- 72 mm x 61.2 mm
Injection Type -- Fuel Injection
Lubrication System -- Forced Lubrication, Wet Sump
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Seating Capacity 2 2
Ground Clearance 145 mm 165 mm
Kerb Weight 168 kg 151 kg
Category Sport Sport
Seat Height 780 mm 780 mm
Wheel Base 1389 mm 1330 mm
Width -- 685 mm
Length -- 1935 mm
Height -- 1075 mm
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Fuel & Ignition

Start Option Electric Electric
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Ignition System -- Digital
Fuel Supply System -- Fuel Injection

Chassis & Suspension

Side Wings Yes Yes
Rear Suspension Monoshock Uni Trak
Body Frame Type Diamond Tube Diamond
Seat Type Dual Stepped Dual Stepped
Front Suspension USD Fork Telescopic Fork
Body Frame Material -- Steel
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Wheels & Tyres

Front Wheel Size R17 R17
Rear Wheel Size R17 R17
Tyre Type Radial Radial, Tubeless
Front Tyre 110/70 R17 100/80 ZR17
Rear Tyre 140/70 R17 130/70 ZR17

Gear & Transmission

Gear Box 6-Speed 6-Speed
Transmission Type Manual Manual

Safety & Security

Back Rest No No
ABS Yes Yes
Pass Switch Yes Yes
Shutter Lock No No
Leg Guards No No
Launch Control No No
Engine Check Warning Yes Yes
Anti-Theft Alarm No No
Wheel Lock Front/back No No
Side Reflectors Yes --
Riding Modes Road, Race Road, Race Sport Sport
Stability Control -- No
Traction Control -- No
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Odometer Digital Digital Digital Digital
Display Screen Yes Yes
Fuel Gauge Digital Digital Digital Digital
Navigator No No
Speedometer Digital Digital Digital Digital
Tachometer Yes Yes
Side Stand Indicator -- No
Oil Change Indicator -- Yes
Tripmeter -- Yes
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Differentiating Features

Height Adjustable Seats No No
Cruise Control -- No


Adjustable Headlights Yes Yes
Battery Voltage 12 V 12 V 12 V 12 V
Head Lamp LED LED Halogen Halogen
Indicator Light Yes Yes


Rear Brake Disc Disc Disc Disc
Front Brake Disc Disc Disc Disc

Honda CBR250RR vs Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL FAQs

Which Motorcycle has Higher ground clearance between CBR250RR vs Ninja 250 SL?

The CBR250RR comes with a ground clearance of 145 mm , on the other hand the Ninja 250 SL comes with a ground clearance of 165 mm , hence the Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL has better ground clearence and off roading capabilities.

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