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Kawasaki Motor Corp.Nearly half of all sport-utility ATV buyers prefer a 300cc-class engine, so Kawasaki created a Prairie model for this important group of buyers. The Prairie 300 4x4 is powered by a dependable 290cc, air-cooled, single over-head cam four-stroke engine and has all-shaft four-wheel drive that features a limited-slip front differential, so tight turns are made easier in heavily wooded areas while traction is improved on wet or muddy trails. And like its bigger siblings, the Prairie 300 4x4 features the Kawasaki Automatic Power-Drive System (KAPS), so no shifting is required once the operator selects High or Low range or reverse.

Prairie 300 4x4The Prairie 300 4x4 excels when hauling a load. The large front and rear composite cargo racks are rustproof and can carry nearly 250 pounds, while the standard tow hitch allows the operator to attach a trailer and tow up to 1,100 pounds. Other features include a large saddle, so long rides are more comfortable, and full-sized floorboards with adjustable integrated footpegs with drainage holes to help keep the rider’s boots dry.

The Prairie 300 4x4 has a suggested retail price of $5,399. Some of the special features and benefits found on the Prairie 300 4x4 include:

Prairie 300 4x4



Features & Benefits

  • A time-tested 290cc, air-cooled, over-head cam, four-stroke engine for great low-end torque and economical operation
  • The Kawasaki Automatic Power-Drive System (KAPS) is fully automatic, so you’re always in the powerband
  • A high-traction limited-slip front differential for go-anywhere capability and feather-light steering
  • The same class-leading suspension as Prairie 400 for smooth, all-day comfort
  • Hydraulic front disc brakes and a sealed rear drum brake for all-weather stopping power
  • A standard speedometer with odometer


  • Engine Air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC single
  • Displacement 290cc
  • Compression ratio 9.0:1
  • Starting system Electric with recoil backup
  • Bore x Stroke 76.0 x 64.0 mm
  • Additional cooling Standard oil cooler
  • Carburetion Keihin CVK32
  • Ignition DC-CDI
  • Transmission Kawasaki Automatic Power-drive System (KAPS)
  • with High/Low range plus reverse
  • Final drive All-shaft 4-wheel drive
  • Differential Front, limited slip


  • Frame Double cradle, steel

  • Suspension type, front MacPherson strut

  • Suspension type, rear Swingarm with single shock

  • Suspension adjustments, rear 5-way preload adjustment


  • Wheel travel, front 6.7 inches
  • Wheel travel, rear 7.1 inches
  • Tire, front AT25 x 8-12 tubeless
  • Tire, rear AT25 x 11-10 tubeless
  • Brakes, front, rear Dual hydraulic disc/Single sealed drum
  • Overall length 81.3 in.
  • Overall width 47.4 in.
  • Wheelbase 49.2 in.
  • Ground Clearance (at lowest point) 7.1 in.
  • Seat height 33.5 in.
  • Dry weight 604 lbs.
  • Rack weight limits, F/R 88/154 lbs.
  • Torque weight/towing capacity 88/1103 lbs.
  • Fuel capacity 3.2 gallons
  • Instruments Neutral, reverse, indicator lamps, analog
  • speedometer/odometer
  • Lighting Dual headlights with hi/low beam
  • Colors Hunter Green, Firecracker Red
  • Suggested retail price $5,399

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