BORN FOR FUN.
2019 Yamaha V-Star 250:
There are a whole bunch of reasons to check out the V-Star 250, but the most intriguing is it’s authentic V-twin powerplant, which means that you’re getting full-sized rumble and styling in an easy to ride, lightweight bike.
The soft rumble of the V-Star 250 comes from its 249 cc V-Twin engine, a perfect powerplant for new riders wanting that authentic V-Twin feeling.
The V-Star 250 welcomes novice riders with manageable power, a smooth-shifting 5-speed transmission, light clutch pull and a low 685 mm (27-inch) seat height.
Light and nimble with smooth power and a low seat for easy handling makes it a stylish entry level V‑twin.
2019 Yamaha V-Star 250 Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
- Compact Custom
Light weight and a seat just 27 inches from the pavement make the V Star 250® a great trainer as well as a great choice for riders who appreciate the fun that comes in small packages.
- Big Bike Style
Dual exhausts, plenty of quality chrome and typical Star attention to detail—this is one sharp little cruiser.
- Strong Brakes
Front disc brake provides highly controllable stopping power.
- Unique V-twin Performance
The V Star 250 is the only V-twin in its class.
- Ultra-Efficient Engine
Estimated 78 mpg* means almost 200 miles between fill-ups.
2019 Yamaha V-Star 250 Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits
- Uniquely Potent V-twin
Air-cooled, 249cc, 60-degree V-twin engine with a long 66mm stroke produces plenty of bottom-end torque and smooth roll-on power. And it’s the only V-twin engine in its class, too.
- Smooth Running
Single 26mm Mikuni® downdraft carburetor ensures optimal fuel/air mixing and delivery with superb throttle response.
- Flexible Gearing
Widely geared five-speed transmission makes the most of V Star 250’s powerband.
- Electric Start
Easy, dependable electric starting.
- Classic Exhaust Layout
Beautiful dual chrome exhaust pipes let the engine breathe and put out that classic V-twin rumble.
- Low Maintenance Motor
Automatic cam chain tensioner virtually eliminates maintenance and helps extend engine life.
- Agile Chassis
58.7-inch wheelbase creates a long, low package with great handling and maneuverability.
- Strong Brakes
282mm single front disc brake and a rear drum brake provide plenty of stopping power.
- Low Seat Height
Plush and low-stepped saddle keeps the rider sitting low and lets almost everybody flatfoot the pavement.
- Plush Suspension
Telescopic front fork with 5.5 inches of travel provides a nice, smooth ride. Twin rear shocks feature 3.9 inches of travel and adjustable spring preload for versatility under various loads.
- Open Riding Position
A custom style handlebar gives the V Star 250 a modern look and comfortable riding position.
- Big Bike Style
Extensive chrome details accent engine and side covers for incomparable “big bike” fit and finish.
- Generous Fuel Range
Stylishly sculpted teardrop fuel tank features 2.5-gallon capacity for excellent cruising range.
- Forward Mount Controls
Forward-set foot pegs enhance rider comfort by creating added legroom.
- Stylish Fenders
Wide rear fender and front and rear wire-spoked wheels add the perfect classic, retro touch to this stylish package.
2019 Yamaha V-Star 250 – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $4349 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $5299 CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ See dealer for pricing in GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
Australia MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing in AU
Engine Type 15-cubic-inch (249cc) air-cooled, SOHC 60° Vtwin, 4 valves
Bore x Stroke 49.0mm x 66.0mm
Compression Ratio 10.0:1
Fuel Delivery Mikuni® 26mm carburetor
Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission 5-speed; multiplate wet clutch
Final Drive Chain
Suspension / Front 33mm fork; 5.5-in travel
Suspension / Rear Dual shocks, adjustable preload; 3.9-in travel
Brakes / Front Hydraulic disc, 282mm
Brakes / Rear 130mm drum
Tires / Front 3.00-18
Tires / Rear 130/90-15
L x W x H 86.2 in x 28.0 in x 41.7 in
Seat Height 27.0 in
Wheelbase 58.7 in
Rake (Caster Angle) 32.0°
Trail 4.7 in
Maximum Ground Clearance 5.7 in
Fuel Capacity 2.5 gal / CA model 2.4 gal
Fuel Economy** 78 mpg
Wet Weight*** 326 lb
Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
Color Metallic Silver
*** Wet weight includes the vehicle with all standard equipment and all fluids, including oil, coolant (as
applicable) and a full tank of fuel. It does not include the weight of options or accessories. Wet weight is
useful in making real-world comparisons with other models.
2019 Yamaha V-Star 250 – Totalmotorcycle.com Canada Specifications/Technical Details
|Air-cooled, SOHC, 4-valves (2-valves/cyl), 60° V-twin|
|Bore and Stroke|
|49 x 66 mm|
|2.1 kg-m (15.2 ft-lb) @ 6,000 rpm|
|Estimated Fuel Consumption±|
|33kpl / 93.2mpg (Imp.)|
|Ignition / Starting|
|TCI / Electric|
|33mm fork / 140mm (5.5″) wheel travel|
|Adjustable dual shocks / 100mm (3.9″) wheel travel|
|282mm disc / twin piston caliper|
|9.5 litres (2.1 Imp. gal.)|
|147kg (324 lb)|
2019 Yamaha V-Star 250 – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
2019 Yamaha V-Star 250 – Totalmotorcycle.com Australian Specifications/Technical Details
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