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NINJA® 500

PERFORMANCE FOR EVERY RIDE

  • MSRP NON-ABS
    $5,299
  • /
  • MSRP ABS
    $5,699 - $5,899

Destination Charge $450

Dealer sets the actual destination charge, your price may vary.

Specifications and pricing are subject to change.

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451cc TWIN-CYLINDER
ENGINE
HIGH CONTRAST FULL-LCD METER
WITH SMARTPHONE CONNECTIVITY
POWER
Engine 4-stroke, Parallel Twin, DOHC, liquid-cooled
Displacement 451cc
Bore x Stroke 70.0 x 58.6mm
Compression Ratio 11.3:1
Maximum Horsepower 51.0 hp¹ @ 10,000 rpm
Maximum Torque 31.7 lb-ft @ 7,500 rpm
Fuel System DFI® with dual 32mm throttle bodies
Ignition TCBI with Digital Advance
Transmission 6-speed
Final Drive Sealed chain
Electronic Rider Aids Economical Riding Indicator, Anti-lock Brake System (ABS only)
PERFORMANCE
Front Suspension / Wheel Travel 41mm hydraulic telescopic fork/4.7 in
Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel Horizontal back-link with adjustable spring preload/5.1 in
Front Tire 110/70-17
Rear Tire 150/60-17
Front Brakes Single 310mm semi-floating disc with 2-piston calipers (and ABS)
Rear Brakes Single 220mm disc with single-piston caliper (and ABS)
DETAILS
Frame Type Trellis, high-tensile steel
Rake/Trail 24.5°/3.6 in
Overall Length 78.5 in
Overall Width 28.7 in
Overall Height 44.1 in
Ground Clearance 5.7 in
Seat Height 30.9 in
Curb Weight 374.9 lb*(ABS) / 377.1 lb* (ABS) 50-State Model, 370.4 lb* (non-ABS) / 372.6 lb* (non-ABS) 50-State Model
Fuel Capacity 3.7 gal
Wheelbase 54.1 in
Special Features ERGO-FIT®, LCD Instrumentation with Smartphone Connectivity via RIDEOLOGY THE APP
Color Choices Metallic Spark Black/Metallic Flat Raw Graystone, Metallic Matte Whitish Silver/Metallic Moondust Gray, Passion Red/Metallic Flat Spark Black/Metallic Matte Dark Gray
Warranty 12 Month Limited Warranty
Kawasaki Protection Plus™ (optional) 12, 24, 36 or 48 months
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*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). When equipped, California evaporative emissions equipment adds approximately 2.2 lb.

¹This vehicle's HP was measured according to ISO standard 4106. This ISO standard measures HP differently than the SAE standards by which the horsepower of many cars is measured, and as a result the referenced HP measurement may be higher than if it were measured by an SAE standard.

KAWASAKI CARES: Read Owner's Manual and all on-product warnings. Always wear a helmet, eye protection and proper apparel. Never ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Adhere to the maintenance schedule in your Owner’s Manual. ©2024 Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

Specifications subject to change.

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