2020 Yamaha TT-R230 Guide

2020 Yamaha TT-R230

2020 Yamaha TT-R230 2020 Yamaha TT-R230 2020 Yamaha TT-R230


2020 Yamaha TT-R230:

Light, simple and proven, the trail bike that delivers decades of low maintenance performance.

Riders of all skill levels will have a blast riding the easy-to-use, easy-to-start and easy-to-maintain TT-R230! The low seat height and smooth, torquey power are perfect for beginners and more experienced riders alike.

A peppy, air-cooled, 223 cc, SOHC, 2-valve, 4-stroke powerplant produces predictable power aimed at easing both beginner and intermediate riders into the fun and excitement of off-road riding.

The TT-R230’s diamond-type steel frame features a compact, 1,385 mm (54.5″) wheelbase to ensure superb manoeuvrability and responsive handling.



2020 Yamaha TT-R230 Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features




2020 Yamaha TT-R230 Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits


    • Peppy, air-cooled, 223 cc, SOHC, 2-valve, 4-stroke powerplant. The TT-R 230 is well suited for the advancing intermediate or less experienced full size rider. The TT-R 230 has the ability to tackle the toughest terrain.
    • Convenient, no-hassle electric starting.
    • Proven, 2-valve cylinder head design
      • Easy to adjust traditional rocker arms
      • 150 hour valve adjustment intervals

Automatic cam chain tensioner.

    • reduces maintenance & mechanical engine noise
  • Teikei Y26P carburetor
    • crisp throttle response & good fuel economy
    • carb mounted choke
    • carb features “electroless” nickel plating on the valve seat & a stainless steel needle valve screw to offset the effects of E10 fuel (10% ethanol fuel).
  • Easy access oil filter & oil drain plug.
  • CDI (capacitor discharge ignition) system.
    • maintenance-free, delivers a strong spark for fast starts & solid engine performance at all rpms
  • WR-style washable foam air filter.
  • Smooth shifting 6-speed transmission with manual clutch.
    • optimized gear ratios for maximum off road fun and versatility
  • Lightweight, upswept exhaust system.
    • cleanable screen-type spark arrestor
    • heat shields in key areas to protect rider


  • Diamond-type steel frame features a compact, 1,385 mm (54.5″) wheelbase to ensure superb manoeuvrability and responsive handling.
  • Rugged box-section steel swingarm features easy-to-use eccentric chain adjusters.
  • 36 mm leading axle front fork offers 240 mm (9.5″) of wheel travel
    • confidence-inspiring control over rough terrain
  • Durable fork boots ensure excellent fork seal and stanchion tube protection.
  • Monocross link single shock rear suspension offers 220 mm (8.7″) of wheel travel.
    • adjustable spring preload (threaded type, 12 mm of adjustability) allows the rider to tailor suspension to rider weight and terrain.
    • smooth, progressive suspension performance.
  • Front 220 mm disc with twin piston caliper ensures fast, fade-free stopping power.
  • Rear drum brake with easy-to-use wing nut adjuster.
  • 21″ front and 18″ rear aluminum rims & knobby tires.
    • lower unsprung weight for great suspension and handling performance
    • knobby tires provide excellent traction in the dirt.
  • Low 870 mm (34.3″) seat height.
    • helps inspire rider confidence
  • 295 mm (11.6″) of ground clearance.
    • serious ground clearance to tackle the tough terrain
  • 8-litre plastic fuel tank.
    • off/on/reserve fuel petcock for peace of mind
    • 1.8 litre reserve capacity
  • Aggressive styling highlights Yamaha’s championship-winning YZ racing heritage.
    • rugged plastic body components resist damage in the event of a tip over
    • slim design bodywork allows excellent rider manoeuvrability & mobility


  • “Bar-type” engine protector
  • Long, flat, YZ-style two-tone seat
  • Team Yamaha-inspired colour & graphics.
  • Motocross-style handlebar with reinforcing crossbar
  • Brake & clutch lever boots (rubber covers) help reduce dirt & mud build-up
  • Serrated, folding foot pegs provide excellent grip even in wet or muddy conditions
  • Folding gear shift lever tip & folding rear brake pedal tip help prevent damage in the event of a tip over
  • Heavy-duty “O” ring chain
  • Handlebar mounted push button ignition switch with red indicator light when power is active.
  • E10 (10% ethanol fuel) compatible fuel system components
  • Lightweight, sealed (spill proof) low maintenance battery (battery should be charged during winter storage)




2020 Yamaha TT-R230 – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $4,449 – Team Yamaha Blue
Canada MSRP Price: $5,099 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 223cc air-cooled SOHC 4-stroke; 2 valves
Bore x Stroke 70.0mm x 58.0mm
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Fuel Delivery Carburetor
Ignition CDI
Transmission Constant-mesh 6-speed; multiplate wet clutch
Final Drive Chain
Suspension / Front Telescopic fork; 9.4-in travel
Suspension / Rear Single shock; 8.7-in travel
Brakes / Front Hydraulic single disc, 220mm
Brakes / Rear Drum, 130mm
Tires / Front 80/100-21
Tires / Rear 100/100-18
L x W x H 81.3 in x 31.5 in x 46.5 in
Seat Height 34.3 in
Wheelbase 54.5 in
Rake (Caster Angle) 27.0°
Trail 4.4 in
Ground Clearance 11.6 in
Fuel Capacity 2.1 gal
Fuel Economy** n/a
Wet Weight*** 251 lb
Warranty 90 Day (Limited Factory Warranty)
Color Team Yamaha Blue

*** 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.



2020 Yamaha TT-R230 – Totalmotorcycle.com Canada Specifications/Technical Details
4-stroke, air-cooled, SOHC, 2-valve, single
223 cc
Bore and Stroke
70 x 58mm
Compression Ratio
Maximum Torque
1.9 kg-m (13.7 ft-lb)@ 6,500 rpm
Fuel Delivery
Teikei Y26P
Ignition / Starting
CDI / Electric
Constant mesh, 6-speed
Final Drive
Suspension (Front)
Adjustable 36 mm fork / 240 mm (9.4″) wheel travel
Suspension (Rear)
Adjustable link-type Monocross / 220 mm (8.7″) wheel travel
Brakes (Front)
220mm disc / twin piston caliper
Brakes (Rear)
Tires (Front)
Tires (Rear)
2,065mm (81.3″)
800mm (31.5″)
1,180mm (46.5″)
1,385mm (54.5″)
Ground Clearance
295mm (11.6″)
Seat Height
870mm (34.3″)
Fuel Capacity
8 litres (1.8 imp. gallons)
Wet Weight
114kg (251 lb)
Yamaha Racing Blue



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