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Vehicle Profile

The reigning middleweight champion of the road is back and stronger than ever. Raising the bar yet again, the new 2019 Kawasaki Ninja® ZX™-6R ABS KRT boasts a potent 636cc four-cylinder engine, advanced electronics and race-proven chassis. The ‘636’ has been optimized for the street, offering an exhilarating experience in a wide range of riding situations. A new design on the tail cowl, Kawasaki Racing Team (KRT) colors and graphics, and Kawasaki TRaction Control (KTRC) are sure to deliver a thrilling ride.

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  • Engine


    4-stroke, 4-cylinder, DOHC, 16-valve, liquid-cooled



    Bore x Stroke

    67.0 x 45.1mm

    Compression ratio


    Fuel system

    DFI® with 38mm Keihin throttle bodies (4) and oval sub-throttles


    TCBI with digital advance


    6-speed, return shift

  • Suspension

    Front suspension / wheel travel

    41mm inverted Showa SFF-BP fork with top-out springs, stepless compression and rebound damping, adjustable spring preload/4.7 in

    Rear suspension / wheel travel

    Bottom-link Uni-Trak® with gas-charged shock, stepless compression damping adjustment, 25-way adjustable rebound damping, fully adjustable spring preload/5.9 in

    Front tire

    120/70 ZR17

    Rear tire

    180/55 ZR17


    23.5°/4.0 in

    Ground clearance

    5.1 in


    55.1 in

  • Totals

    Maximum Torque

    52.1 lb-ft @ 11,500 rpm

    Overall length

    79.7 in

    Overall width

    28.0 in

    Overall height

    43.3 in

    Seat height

    32.7 in

    Curb weight

    430.0 lb**

    Fuel capacity

    4.5 gal

  • General

    Final drive

    Sealed chain

    Electronic Rider Aids

    Kawasaki Traction Control (KTRC), Power Mode, Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System (KIBS), Kawasaki Quick Shifter (KQS) (upshift only)

    Frame Type

    Tubular, diamond frame

    Color Choices

    Lime Green/Ebony/Metallic Graphite Gray

    Kawasaki Protection Plus (optional)

    12, 24, 36 or 48 months

  • Brakes

    Front brakes

    Dual 310mm petal discs with dual radial-mounted Nissin 4-piston monobloc calipers and KIBS ABS

    Rear brakes

    Single 210mm petal discs with single-piston caliper and KIBS ABS

  • Guarantee


    12 Month Limited Warranty

**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).

Specifications subject to change

KAWASAKI CARES: Always wear a helmet, eye protection, and proper apparel. Never ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Read Owner’s Manual and all on-product warnings. Professional rider shown on a closed course. ©2020 Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

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