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2006 Kawasaki Ninja® 250R

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2006 Kawasaki Ninja® 250R

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2006 Kawasaki Ninja® 250R Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Sport
BASE MSRP(US)  $2,999.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  12
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Finance
Engine:  
Engine Type  Parallel Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)  36 / 26.9
Horsepower RPM  11000
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  18.1 / 24.5
Torque RPM  10000
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Bore (mm/in)  62 / 2.44
Stroke (mm/in)  41.2 / 1.62
Displacement (cc/ci)  248 / 15.1
Compression Ratio  12.4:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Carburetion Brand  Keihin
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Number Of Carburetors  2
Carburetor Size (mm)  30
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Overdrive  Yes
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5/6)  2.6 / 1.79 / 1.41 / 1.16 / 1 / 0.89
Reverse  No
Final Drive Ratio  3.21
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Front Tire Width  100
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  80
Front Tire Speed Rating  S
Front Wheel Diameter  16
Rear Tire Width  130
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  80
Rear Tire Speed Rating  S
Rear Wheel Diameter  16
Front Tire (Full Spec)  100/80 SR16
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  130/80 SR16
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  10.2 / 260
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  9.1 / 230
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.4 / 36
Front Travel (in/mm)  5.5 / 139.7
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  5.1 / 129.5
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  No
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Brand Name  UNI-TRAK®
Rear Suspension Material  Aluminum
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  6.68
Width (in/mm)  28 / 711.2
Height (in/mm)  43.1 / 1094.7
Wheelbase (in/mm)  55.1 / 1399.5
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  6.1 / 154.9
Length (ft/ft)  6
Length (ft/in)  8
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  304 / 137.9
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  354.9 / 161
Payload Capacity (lbs/kgs)  342 / 155
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.8 / 18.2
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  0.82
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  29.3 / 744.2
Number Of Seats  2
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Body Material  Plastic
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Adjustable  No
Chain Guard  Yes
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Fork Guards  No
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Belt Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Light Guard  No
Exterior Covers  Standard
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Center / Kick
Lower Fairing  Standard
Spoiler  Standard
Handlebars  Standard
Upper Fairing  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Gauge
Fuel Level Warning Type  Light
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Sport
Manufacturer Country  Japan
NADATrimID  22353
Display Name  Ninja® 250R
Mounts:  
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  No
Height  Low
Storage:  
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard

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By Joseph(Owner), Sep. 27, 2008
I used to ride a 1982 Suzuki Katana 550 about 1984 at college. I bought the 2006 Ninja 250 bike about 5/2006 when I was age 41 to rekindle my youth. I bought this bike after much research. I thought it would be great since it's light, cheap and looks hot. Well the bike has good qualities. It dri... Read Full Review

 

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Hard to Argue with 60 MPG
By Brad(Owner), Sep. 15, 2008
I got this bike 2.5 years ago to save money on parking and gas. Back then, gas was approaching $3/gal. :-O



Since then, I've put more than 11,000 miles on it, replaced the tires, and had the valves adjusted (last time around 7,000 miles).



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Wonderful little bike!
By Alan Matthews(Owner), Sep. 27, 2008
Without a doubt, the Kawasaki Ninja 250 is the staple of beginner bikes. it has a smooth ride and plenty of power for any beginner. Mind, you won't be breaking any speed records, but when your getting 65-70 miles per gallon, does that really matter? The bike is extremely reliable, and comfortable to... Read Full Review

 

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