2014 Kawasaki Brute Force 300

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The 2014 Kawasaki Brute Force 300 continues to be one of the best ATV in its class featuring a rugged construction, a strong engine and a heavy-duty steel-tube frame.

As far as power is concerned, the 2014 Kawasaki Brute Force 300 boosts a liquid-cooled, 271cc single-cylinder four-stroke engine which is mated on a continuously variable transmission (CVT) with centrifugal clutch.

The strong engine needed a set of similarly strong brakes, therefore, the 2014 Kawasaki Brute Force 300 is equipped with dual 180mm hydraulically activated disc brakes with single-piston calipers.

You also get a 3.2-gallon fuel tank, a DC socket located on the left side of the handle cover and a comfortable cushioned seat.

As far as storage places are concerned, the Kawasaki Brute force 300 comes with front and rear racks that can hold 44 and 66 pounds, and a front storage compartment that is large enough to hold four 16-oz. bottles.

The 2014 Kawasaki Brute Force 300 is offered with a base price of $4,299.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2014 Kawasaki Brute Force 300.

Overview

Kawasaki Brute Force 300

Award-Winning ATV Delivers Big Fun in a Compact Package

The Kawasaki Brute Force® 300 offers all of the strength, durability and functionality that defines the rugged nature of a Brute Force ATV. With its practical price coupled with excellent performance and dependability, the Brute Force 300 is built tough enough to handle years of chores on the farm and loads of fun on the trails. It does all this while also offering an accessible and fun-to-ride feel that can make even the toughest chores a pleasure!

This versatility can be attributed to the easily accessible low- and mid-range torque generated by its powerful, liquid-cooled, 271cc four-stroke engine. With a broad power range, riders will be grinning the instant they apply the throttle. This responsive powerplant complements the sturdy chassis, making for efficient work and effortless adventuring.

A continuously variable transmission (CVT) is partnered with a centrifugal clutch to help route power to the rear wheels. The optimal CVT ratios suit a wide range of conditions and help provide just the right amount of engine braking. This integrated system simplifies the process of slowing down and reduces stress when negotiating tricky downhill trails.

2014 Kawasaki Brute Force 300 Key Features:

Kawasaki Brute Force 300

• Strong, liquid-cooled, 271cc single-cylinder four-stroke engine offers substantial power and torque, especially at lower rpm levels thanks to precise engine tuning

• Continuously variable transmission (CVT) with centrifugal clutch offers easy operation and a smooth transfer of torque

• Optimized CVT ratios provide impressively tuned engine braking, which takes some stress out of riding the Brute Force 300 in tricky situations

• Styling reflects Kawasaki’s flagship ATV – the Brute Force 750 4x4i EPS

• Durable heavy-duty steel-tube frame offers long-lasting strength and contributes to capable handling characteristics

• Triple-disc brakes are easy to service and offer great power and feel at the levers

• Special Maxxis tires developed jointly with Kawasaki offer an ideal combination of grip and durability

• Strong racks in front and back hold 44 and 66 pounds, respectively

• Front storage compartment is large enough to hold four 16-oz. bottles

• 500-lb. towing capacity means this ATV can even be used to move equipment around the ranch or haul a prized buck home from the woods with ease

• Digital instrumentation is easy to read and offers a wide range of on-the-go info

• Seating layout allows a sporty riding position for optimum control when the pace picks-up

• Intelligent bodywork design and full coverage floor boards offer excellent overall mud protection and additional security for the rider’s legs

2014 Kawasaki Brute Force 300 Features and Benefits:

Kawasaki Brute Force 300

Four-stroke liquid-cooled engine:

• Strong, liquid-cooled, 271cc four-stroke engine is designed for smooth power and optimum longevity

• SOHC engine is dimensionally arranged and tuned for an emphasis on low-end and mid-range power, the rpm range in which it will be operated most. This power delivery makes the unit easier to control and ideal for utility and sporting roles

• Produces impressive horsepower and substantial torque, which ups the sporting and hauling quotients considerably

• Kawasaki Secondary Air system helps minimize emissions, allowing the Brute Force 300 to clear strict EPA and CARB standards

• Polished balancer gear teeth result in precise gear meshing, which contributes to low engine noise

• Air-cleaner duct opening is located high on the chassis, under the handle cover, which helps prevent water, mud, etc. from getting in

• Reassuring recoil starter system offers a backup to the convenient electric start system

CVT and centrifugal clutch:

Kawasaki Brute Force 300

• Continuously variable transmission (CVT) with centrifugal clutch offers easy operation and a smooth transfer of torque

• This CVT is based on the same general design used on our flagship ATV – the Brute Force 750 4x4i EPS

• Transmission and belt converter ratios were selected for optimum power delivery and the speed range appropriate for a smaller-displacement ATV

• Optimized CVT ratios provide impressively tuned engine braking, which takes some stress out of riding the Brute Force 300 in tricky situations

• High-strength CVT belt provides a large degree of durability and longevity

• Bevel gear surfaces benefit from carbon-nitriding and shot-peening processes for maximum strength and longevity

• The CVT intake duct is located high on the chassis (under the tail) which helps prevent mud and water intrusion

• Handy reverse gear simplifies slow-speed maneuvering

Strong and sporty chassis:

Kawasaki Brute Force 300

• Steel-tube frame is lightweight and strong, will withstand a pounding for years of utility use or sport riding

• Chassis traits include excellent handling and straight-line stability, plus capable cornering characteristics via the wide track, and minimal bump-steer

• Long A-arms and rear axle give the Brute Force 300 one of the widest tracks in its class, which contributes to its ride comfort and exemplary handling manners

• Front track width is 850mm, while the rear track width is 830mm

• Front-to-rear chassis balance is optimized for stable cornering and maximum controllability

• Steering geometry and front and rear suspension settings have been coordinated and optimized for ideal balance, control and stability

• Optimized chassis tuning also contributes to light handling manners at slower speeds, where this unit will spend much of its time

Bodywork and styling:

Kawasaki Brute Force 300

• The Brute Force 300’s durable bodywork was styled after that of Kawasaki’s larger, category-leading Brute Force siblings

• Flush surface fit between the tank, seat and body panels contributes to comfort while aboard as well as a high-quality finish

• Large-volume bodywork (especially the fenders) gives the Brute Force 300 the size of an ATV one class larger, which adds value

Triple disc brakes:

Kawasaki Brute Force 300

• Dual 180mm hydraulically activated disc brakes with single-piston calipers provide front wheels with strong stopping power

• A third 180mm disc with a similar caliper is featured in back

• Optimized master cylinder ratios offer riders an ideal braking balance between front and rear brakes

• A cable-operated parking brake system is also included for extra security when necessary

Mud resistance:

Kawasaki Brute Force 300

• The Brute Force 300 ATV features a strong combination of footpegs and floorboards. The height difference between them is minimized to ensure rider comfort and greater freedom for foot placement

• The floorboards contribute to mud protection, while the holes in the floorboards are just large enough to prevent mud from getting trapped beneath the rider’s feet

• Small flaps on the front fenders, near the front of the floorboards, further protect the rider from mud and debris

• Front inner fenders help prevent mud from entering and clogging the engine compartment

Other features:

Kawasaki Brute Force 300

• 3.2-gallon fuel tank and meager fuel consumption give the Brute Force 300 substantial range

• A DC socket located conveniently on the left side of the handle cover provides quick and easy power for accessories

• Thick, cushioned seat offers a high degree of riding comfort

Specifications

Engine TypeLiquid-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder
Displacement271cc
Bore x Stroke72.7 x 65.2mm
Compression ratio11.0:1
CarburetionKeihin CVK32
Starting SystemElectric with recoil backup
IgnitionDC-CDI
TransmissionTwo-speed automatic with reverse
Final drive2WD, Shaft
Frame TypeDouble cradle, steel
Front suspension / wheel travelDouble wishbone / 5.2 inches
Rear suspension / wheel travelSwingarm / 5.6 inches
Front Tire SizeMaxxis 22x7-10 tubeless
Rear Tire SizeMaxxis 22x10-10 tubeless
Front brakesDual 148mm discs
Rear brakesSingle 148mm disc
Overall length75.3 in.
Overall width42.5 in.
Overall height46.1 in.
Wheelbase45.8 in.
Ground clearance6.1 in.
Seat height33.3 in.
Lighting (2)35W headlights, 5W taillight and 21W stoplight
Total rack capacity110 lbs. (44 lbs. front / 66 lbs. rear)
Towing capacity500 lbs.
Curb weight535.8 lbs.
Fuel capacity3.2 gal.
InstrumentsSpeedometer, odometer, clock, fuel gauge and coolant temp light
Color ChoicesVibrant Blue, Firecracker Red
Good Times™ Protection Plan12, 24, 36 or 48 months
Warranty12 Months
Price$4,299

Verdict

Kawasaki Brute Force 300

With its great built quality and the capable performances, the Kawasaki Brute Force 300 is a great choice if you are looking for an inexpensive machine that can tackle with anything you throw at it with ease. It is the perfect ATV for those who are looking for a small, utility ATV that is more reliable than its Chinese siblings.


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