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  • KAWASAKI NINJA 300 (2012-2017)

    New price: N/A
    • 296cc
    • 39 bhp
    • 75 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    Affordable A2-compliant junior sportsbike with an eminently thrashable motor. Scream it if you want to go faster

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    (from 6 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
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  • YAMAHA MT-03 (2020-on)

    New price: £5,198
    Used price: £4,000 - £5,100
    • 321cc
    • 41.4 bhp
    • 74 mpg
    • Low seat height

    Facelifted MT-03 gets more aggressive styling whilst retaining user-friendly appeal

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
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  • ENFIELD INTERCEPTOR 650 (2018-on)

    New price: £5,500
    Used price: £4,300 - £5,500
    • 648cc
    • 46 bhp
    • Medium seat height

    A whole heap of fun without heaps of cash

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.5 out of 5 (4.5/5)
    (from 8 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.1 out of 5 (4.1/5)
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  • HONDA CRF250L (2012-2018)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £3,000 - £3,900
    • 250cc
    • 23 bhp
    • 90 mpg
    • Tall seat height

    A lightweight dual sport trail bike that can handle a short commute

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.8 out of 5 (4.8/5)
    (from 11 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.9 out of 5 (4.9/5)
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  • PIAGGIO VESPA GTS300 (2009-2019)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £2,900 - £5,500
    • 278cc
    • 22 bhp
    • 70 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    Blends classic Vespa style with bang-up-to-date performance, refinement and sophistication

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.5 out of 5 (4.5/5)
    (from 4 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.8 out of 5 (4.8/5)
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  • SUZUKI DRZ400S (2001-2008)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £4,000
    • 398cc
    • 39 bhp
    • 45 mpg
    • Tall seat height

    As happy pottering through the gridlock as it is bouncing over a paddock

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.4 out of 5 (4.4/5)
    (from 20 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.2 out of 5 (4.2/5)
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  • YAMAHA XV535 VIRAGO (1988-2004)

    New price: N/A
    • 535cc
    • 38 bhp
    • 47 mpg
    • Low seat height

    Basic, trusted, easy to ride and with unchallenging but enjoyable performance

    MCN rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.2 out of 5 (4.2/5)
    (from 9 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.2 out of 5 (4.2/5)
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  • KAWASAKI KLR650 (1987-2002)

    New price: N/A
    • 651cc
    • 42 bhp
    • 53 mpg
    • Tall seat height

    Comfortable, grunty, quiet and reliable

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.8 out of 5 (4.8/5)
    (from 4 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    3.8 out of 5 (3.8/5)
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  • KAWASAKI W800 (2019-on)

    New price: £8,645
    Used price: £6,000 - £8,500
    • 773cc
    • 47 bhp
    • Medium seat height

    It makes a Yamaha XSR look nasty, a basic Bonnie seem budget and Royal Enfield’s new 650 appear just a bit flimsy

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    (from 3 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
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  • HONDA CMX500 REBEL (2020-on)

    New price: £5,799
    Used price: £4,700 - £5,800
    • 471cc
    • 45.6 bhp
    • 54 mpg
    • Low seat height

    An unintimidating slice of the bobber experience to A2 licence holders

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
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  • KTM 390 DUKE (2017-on)

    New price: £4,699
    Used price: £3,000 - £4,300
    • 373cc
    • 44 bhp
    • Medium seat height

    The 2017 KTM 390 Duke raised the A2 licence bar

    MCN rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
    Owners' rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
    (from 1 review)
    Reliability rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
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  • HONDA CB250 (1992-2003)

    New price: N/A
    • 234cc
    • 20 bhp
    • 75 mpg
    • Low seat height

    Trusted, reliable and entirely without pretence

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.6 out of 5 (4.6/5)
    (from 7 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.9 out of 5 (4.9/5)
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  • KTM RC390 (2014-on)

    New price: £4,999
    Used price: £2,600 - £4,000
    • 373cc
    • 44 bhp
    • 82 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    After all these years the KTM RC390 is still the sharpest A2 licence weapon out there

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    (from 1 review)
    Reliability rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
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  • HONDA CB500X (2019-on)

    New price: £6,069
    Used price: £4,400 - £5,500
    • 471cc
    • 47 bhp
    • Medium seat height

    A host of seemingly small engine and chassis upgrades, actually add up to a lot

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
    (from 4 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
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  • HONDA CMX500 REBEL (2017-2019)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £3,900 - £5,500
    • 471cc
    • 45 bhp
    • 73.4 mpg
    • Low seat height

    A2-licence friendly, unique, fun and good value too - you even get a fuel gauge!

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
    (from 4 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.5 out of 5 (4.5/5)
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  • BENELLI TRK 502 (2017-on)

    New price: £5,499
    Used price: £3,200 - £5,300
    • 499cc
    • 47 bhp
    • 49 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    For me it’s the first Chinese-built bike I can take seriously…

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.3 out of 5 (4.3/5)
    (from 9 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.1 out of 5 (4.1/5)
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  • YAMAHA MT-03 (2016-2019)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £3,000 - £4,900
    • 321cc
    • 41.4 bhp
    • Low seat height

    MT-03 is light, engaging and has more than enough poke

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
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  • KAWASAKI VERSYS-X 300 (2017-on)

    New price: £5,245
    Used price: £4,000 - £4,300
    • 296cc
    • 39.45 bhp
    • Tall seat height

    The Versys-X 300 can do it all

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    3.7 out of 5 (3.7/5)
    (from 6 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
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  • HONDA CBR500R (2019-on)

    New price: £6,099
    Used price: £4,100 - £6,000
    • 471cc
    • 47 bhp
    • Medium seat height

    A2 licence holders will be chuffed when they discover just how dazzling 47bhp can be

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
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