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Leading-edge 4x4 technology, superior off-road performance

Kawasaki Motor Corp.The Kawasaki Prairie® 360 4x4 all-terrain vehicle (ATV) borrows its leadingedge four-wheel drive technology from the all-conquering Prairie 700 4x4, providing sportsmen and off-road adventurers with the performance they demand for hunting, fishing and daylong trail rides.

In fact, editors at 4-Wheel ATV Action have praised the Prairie 360 4x4 as “a master of challenging trail situations, a great handler at low and high speeds, and a hard worker.”

Many of the nation’s ATV buyers must agree, because the Prairie 360 4x4 ATV is one of Kawasaki’s top-selling products in the United States.

Power for the Prairie 360 4x4 ATV comes from an air-cooled, single cylinder, four-stroke engine displacing 362cc. The power is then transferred through the Kawasaki Automatic Power-Drive System (KAPS), Kawasaki’s continuously variable transmission. With high and low forward gears plus reverse, KAPS enables the engine to operate in its optimal rpm range, giving the rider maximum torque regardless of speed or riding conditions.

The Prairie 360 4x4 ATV utilizes dependable shaft drive and gives the rider the added benefit of selectable four-wheel drive operation. At the flip of a switch, the Prairie 360 4x4 rider can engage all four wheels for added traction in adverse riding conditions. The Prairie 360 4x4 utilizes a limited-slip front differential, so steering is light and more precise. When maximum traction is needed, the rider can pull a small lever on the left handlebar to send power to both front wheels. When maximum traction is no longer needed, the rider simply releases the lever—the system is simple and effective. Stopping power for the Prairie 360 4x4 is provided by dual front disc brakes and Kawasaki’s exclusive sealed, oil-bathed, multi-disc rear brake system.

For added stopping power, the Prairie 360 4x4 features Kawasaki Engine Brake Control (K-EBC™). K-EBC uses engine compression to help slow the ATV in technical maneuvers such as crawling at low speeds over rocks or descending steep downgrades.

The Prairie 360 4x4 ATV rides on supple MacPherson strut front suspension with 6.7 inches of travel, while rear suspension duties are handled by a sporty, single-shock aluminum swingarm with 7.1 inches of travel. It also features a large, comfortable saddle and full-sized floor boards with adjustable footpegs for maximum comfort. Plus, steel front and rear cargo racks can carry a combined weight of 242 pounds. Other conveniences include powerful dual halogen headlights, and a hitch bracket is standard, so the Prairie 360 4x4 can tow 1,100 pounds – the highest weight load in its class.

As with all off-highway vehicle recreation, Kawasaki encourages ATV riders to ride responsibly and to respect the environment. Kawasaki will pay first-time buyers of a new Kawasaki ATV $100 for completing an ATV rider safety course conducted by the ATV Safety Institute (ASI). Interested consumers can call ASI toll-free at 800-887-2887.

Information about Kawasaki’s complete line of recreational products and Kawasaki affiliates can be found on the Internet at

Features and Benefits

  • Air-cooled, four-stroke engine delivers exceptional torque, providing the best combination of performance and simplicity. Plus, Kawasaki Engine Brake Control utilizes the engine’s compression to help slow the Prairie 360 4x4 on steep hills and when towing heavy loads

  • Kawasaki Automatic-Power Drive System has high and low forward gears plus reverse, so no shifting is required

  • Selectable four-wheel drive can be activated with the flip of a switch—simple and effective

  • Exclusive Kawasaki Variable Front Differential Control lets the rider decide how much torque to deliver to both front wheels

  • Dependable shaft drive requires minimal maintenance

  • Dual front disc brakes provide superior stopping power to the front wheels

  • Kawasaki’s exclusive, sealed, oil-bathed multi-disc rear brake system provides superior rear braking power yet requires practically no maintenance and is protected from mud, dust, debris and water

  • Front and rear cargo racks can carry a combined weight of 242 pounds

  • Large saddle and full-sized floorboards with adjustable serrated footpegs provide superior comfort and help protect the rider’s feet from mud and debris

  • Smooth-riding MacPherson strut front suspension provides 6.7 inches of travel while the rear swingarm with adjustable shock provides 7.1 inches of travel

  • Standard hitch bracket makes installing a ball hitch quick and easy for towing up to 1,100 pounds


  • Engine: Air-cooled, SOHC, four-stroke, single cylinder

  • Displacement: 362cc

  • Bore x stroke: 80.0 x 72.0mm

  • Compression ratio: 8.3:1

  • Carburetion: Keihin CVK34

  • Starting: Electric with recoil backup

  • Transmission: Kawasaki Automatic Power-Drive System with Kawasaki Engine Brake Control and high-low range plus reverse

  • Final drive: Selectable four-wheel drive with Variable Front Differential Control, shaft

  • Frame type: Double cradle steel

  • Suspension:
    Wheel travel MacPherson strut/6.7 in.
         Rear: Wheel travel Swingarm with single shock, preload adjustment/7.1 in.

  • Tires:
    AT25 x 8-12 tubeless
         Rear: Rear AT25 x 10-12 tubeless

  • Brakes:
    Dual hydraulic discs
         Rear: Sealed, oil-bathed, multi-disc

  • Overall length: 81.3 in.

  • Overall width: 47.4 in.

  • Overall height: 46.3 in.

  • Wheelbase: 49.2 in.

  • Ground clearance: at center of chassis/at rear axle 9.8/7.7 in.

  • Seat height: 35.8 in.

  • Lighting: 30W x 2 halogen

  • Rack capacity:
    88 Ibs.
         Rear: 154 lbs.

  • Towing capacity: 1,100 lbs.

  • Dry weight: 604 lbs.

  • Fuel capacity: 3.6 gal.

  • Footpegs: Adjustable

  • Colors: Hunter Green, Aztec Red, REALTREE HARDWOODS GREEN® HD™ camouflage

*Specifications are subject to change. Please visit for most current specifications.

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