2013 Honda CBR250R ABS Review

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2013 Honda CBR250R ABS
2013 Honda CBR250R ABS

2013 Honda CBR250R ABS
2013 Honda CBR250R ABS


2013 Honda CBR250R ABS Review

2013 Honda CBR250R ABS

Fun. Cool. Capable. CBR250R ABS.

The CBR250R ABS brings motorcyclists an innovative approach to riding, one that’s both appealing and fun. Beginners and experienced hands alike will recognize the economy and extreme versatility of this sporty little ride. Equipped with an extremely efficient 249cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine featuring a sophisticated four-valve DOHC cylinder head, counterbalancer, and PGM-FI fuel injection, plus the option of ABS and more, this dependable lightweight delivers nimble handling, a broad spread of easily accessible power, excellent fuel mileage and low operating costs, all in one. Put it to work for your daily commute, quick trips around town or weekend back-road explorations; the CBR250R ABS does it all while delivering as much fun per mile as anything around, all at a price that just about anyone can afford.

If you’re looking for an affordable, smart, capable and fun way to enjoy life on two wheels—have we got a bike for you: the Honda CBR250R ABS! The fuel-injected CBR250R ABS offers everything you want in a first-time or all-around great bike: Light weight. A powerband that’s immensely user-friendly. Excellent fuel efficiency. Unmatched reliability. And a fun factor that’s off the chart.

Since the CBR250R ABS is a Honda, it’s full of features few other bikes in its class can match. And it offers a build quality that means you’ve got dependable cross-town or cross-country transportation.

Best of all, the CBR250R is available in two versions: the CBR250R and the CBR250R ABS with our Anti-lock Brake System – a first for the segment and a really valuable option that both first-timers and experienced riders will appreciate. And for 2013, there’s even more color choices: Black, a new all-Red, and a new Pearl White/Blue/Red–all featuring blacked out wheels and exhaust. Plus, there’s an amazing new Repsol replica version!

 

 

2013 Honda CBR250R ABS Features and Benefits

New for 2013

– New Black wheels (except Repsol).

– New Black exhaust cover.

– New colors include Repsol, Pearl White/Blue/Red, Red and Black. (Repsol color available on standard model only.)

 

•249cc liquid-cooled single cylinder engine

•Low seat height

•Programmed Fuel Injection

•Analog/Digital Instrumentation


 

 

2013 Honda CBR250R ABS Key Features

Light, Narrow, Low.

Because it’s a single-cylinder machine, the CBR250R ABS is narrow, and with its low 30.5-inch seat height and light 359-pound curb weight, putting your feet down in parking lots or at stoplights can be a lot easier.

The Power of One.

The CBR250R ABS uses a single-cylinder engine with fuel injection, double-overhead cams and a counterbalancer. Sure that’s tech talk, but the architecture offers some very real advantages. Maybe the most important is power delivery: a single offers the kind of torque and midrange power that’s well suited for all levels of riders.

Stop With Confidence.

Honda’s Anti-lock Brakes System (ABS) is a great option to add to the CBR250R ABS. It will have you ready for less than ideal road conditions.

Combined Anti-lock Brake System – Our Combined ABS can be a big help in making controlled stops in less than ideal conditions. Like on wet pavement, or when there’s sand on the road or other debris. It’s a perfect choice whether you’re using your new bike as a commuter or just riding it for fun since it helps you stop with added confidence.

Analog/Digital Instrumentation – The CBR250R ABS’s digital gauges with analog tachometer provides vital riding information in a styled, hi-tech instrumentation package.

Layered Style Fairing – Take a close look at the CBR250R ABS’s unique bodywork, which is designed for style and functionality. It routes airflow for both engine cooling and rider comfort, while creating a unique sportbike style.

Fuel Injection – Fuel injection means the new CBR250R ABS starts right up, even in cold weather. Compared to a carbureted bike, it also helps reduce emissions and enhance performance and fuel economy.

Single-Cylinder Engine – A single is the perfect choice for a bike like the CBR250R ABS. It’s light, simple, returns excellent fuel economy, and features a broad powerband with plenty of low-revving torque–just what you want in a first motorcycle.

Counterbalance Shaft – Because it features a counterbalancer, the CBR250R ABS engine is a smooth runner. You get the narrow overall width and power advantages of a single along with the smoothness of a multi-cylinder bike.

Pro-Link® Rear Suspension – The CBR250R ABS uses a single-shock pre-load adjustable rear suspension that not only gives you a smooth ride, but helps enhance handling as well, just as on some of our larger sport models.

Low Seat Height – A low 30.5″ seat height does more than help make sure the CBR250R ABS fits a wide range of riders. It makes it easier to put your feet down at stoplights and in parking lots–a big confidence builder.

Passenger Ready – A separate passenger seat, integrated grab rail, and standard passenger footpegs mean you can take a friend along when you go riding–another example of the CBR250R ABS’s versatility.

Underseat Storage – Removing the rear passenger seat provides a lockable area to throw a map, gloves, or a spare set of sunglasses.

Disc Brakes – The new CBR250R ABS features front and rear hydraulic discs for excellent stopping power and brake feel. The single front disc helps keep things simple and lowers unsprung weight, too.

Additional Features

– Transferable one-year limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.

Honda Genuine Accessories†

– Passenger Seat Cowl (Black), Carbon Fiber Tank Pad, Carbon Fiber Fuel Lid Cover, Outdoor Cover

 

 

 


 

2013 Honda CBR250R ABS – USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing in USD

ENGINE
Engine Type 249.4cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore And Stroke 76mm x 55mm
Induction PGM-Fi, 38mm throttle body
Ignition Computer-controlled digital transistorized with electronic advance
Compression Ratio 10.7:1
Valve Train DOHC; four valves per cylinder

DRIVE TRAIN
Transmission Six-speed

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
Front Suspension 37mm fork; 4.65 inches travel
Rear Suspension Pro-Link single shock with five positions of spring preload adjustability
Front Brake Single 296mm disc/ABS
Rear Brake Single 220mm disc/ABS
Front Tire 110/70-17 radial
Rear Tire 140/70-17 radial

DIMENSIONS
Rake 25.0 degrees
Trail 98.6mm (3.9 inches)
Wheelbase 53.9 inches
Seat Height 30.5 inches
Curb Weight 366 pounds. Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel-ready to ride.
Fuel Capacity 3.4 gallons
Miles Per Gallon 77 MPG – Honda’s fuel economy estimates are based on EPA exhaust emission measurement test procedures and are intended for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you ride, how you maintain your vehicle, weather, road conditions, tire pressure, installation of accessories, cargo, rider and passenger weight, and other factors.

OTHER
Model Id CBR250R ABS
Emissions Meets current EPA standards. Models sold in California meet current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.
Available Colors Black, Red, Pearl White/Blue/Red
Note Specifications subject to change without notice.

*Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel-ready to ride.

**Miles per gallon values are calculated estimates offuel consumed during laboratory exhaust emissions tests specified by the EPA, not during on-road riding. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you ride and maintain your vehicle, weather, road conditions, tire pressure, cargo and accessories, rider and passenger weight, and other factors.

Meets current CARB and EPA standards.

 

 


 

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