2018 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 ABS



Designed to be the ideal travel partner, the Versys®-X 300 is built for adventure. Having a compact and responsive, Ninja®-derived 296cc twin-cylinder engine makes it one of a kind. A lightweight chassis and long-travel suspension provide sporty and nimble handling. Whether commuting or long-distance riding, the Versys-X 300 is your ticket to adventure.

Comfort and Convenience

  • COMFORT: Supportive and comfortable seats add to enjoyment for both rider and passenger
  • COMFORT: Low seat hight and tapered seat design helps rider reach the ground at stops and installs confidence
  • COMFORT: Front cowling and long windshield provide excellent wind and weather protection for enhanced comfort
  • READY FOR AN ADVENTURE: Comfort and convenience are prioritized so that all you have to do is enjoy the ride. Adventure comes easy with all-day comfort for you and your passenger.
  • CONVENIENCE: Digital multi-function display with gear position indicator keeps rider informed of vehicle conditions


  • ADVENTURE STYLED: Upright seating, ample wind protection and a convenient rear carrier make this motorcycle ready for any adventure. Bold design, long-travel suspension and spoke wheels exude an adventurous spirit.


  • KEEP RIDING: A generous fuel capacity ensures uninterrupted long-range riding with fewer fill-ups


  • ROAD WARRIOR: Capable of conquering rural backroads, worn down city streets and smooth, interstate highways.
  • TRAVEL LIGHTLY: A lightweight chassis and long travel suspension means you can take it on a variety of road and riding conditions
  • MANEUVERABLE: Capable of conquering rural backroads, worn down city streets and smooth, interstate highways
  • POWER FOR YOUR ADVENTURE: Compact Ninja® twin-cylinder engine is responsive and more powerful than single cylinder competitors
  • POSITIONED TO RIDE: A relaxed, upright riding position provides easy on off, and is comfortable in stop-n-go city traffic and on backroads and highways
  • BRING A FRIEND: Roomy ergonomics comfortably accommodates a variety of riders for both solo and 2-up riding

General Information

Manufacturer Kawasaki
Model Year 2018
Model Versys-X 300 ABS
Model Code KLE300CJFL
Color Passion Red / Metallic Flat Raw Graystone


Brakes Front / Rear - Single disc ABS

Front - 100/90x19

Rear - 130/80x17


Length Overall - 85.4 in.
Height Overall - 54.7
Width Overall - 33.9 in

Curb - 385.9 lb.

Curb weight includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90 percent capacity) and tool kit (if supplied).

Ground Clearance 7.1 in.
Wheelbase 57.1
Seat Height 32.1 in.


Transmission 6-speed return shift
Final Drive Chain


Engine 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, DOHC
Displacement 296 cc
Bore x Stroke 62.0 x 49.0 mm
Compression Ratio 10.6:1
Fuel System DFI® w/32 mm throttle bodies (2)
Fuel Capacity 4.5 gal.
Ignition Battery / coil (TCBI with digital advance)
Cooling Water


Frame Tube, Diamond

Front - Telescopic fork/5.1 in.

Rear - Uni-Trak® swingarm/5.8 in.

Rake 24°
Trail 4.3 in.


Additional Colors

Metallic Spark Black Metallic / Metallic Flat Raw Graystone

Passion Red / Metallic Flat Raw Graystone

Warranty 12 Month Limited Warranty