2021 Yamaha XT250 Guide

2021 Yamaha XT250

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2021 Yamaha XT250:

With electric start and a low seat height, the light, nimble and reliable XT250 is built to go wherever you go. On‑ or off‑road.

Whether commuting to work or hitting the back country for a day of exploring, the ultra-reliable XT250 is a fun-loving dual sport bike that’s easy to ride. Light & nimble, with a low seat height, the fuel-injected XT250 offers great versatility. Your adventure starts here.





2021 Yamaha XT250 Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

Advanced Long-Travel Suspension
Long-travel suspension and more than 11.2 inches of ground clearance live under a seat that’s only 31.9 inches from the ground.
Modern Fuel Injection
The XT250’s fuel injection offers smooth throttle response and easy starting in nearly all conditions.
Convenient Electric Start
Electric start makes firing up the 249cc four-stroke effortless.
Dual Disc Brakes
245mm front disc and 203mm rear disc brakes combine to deliver superb stopping power on both paved and unpaved surfaces.




2021 Yamaha XT250 Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Reliable Four-Stroke Motor
249cc air-cooled four-stroke with 9.5:1 compression makes for great on-and off-road performance.
Modern Fuel Injection
The XT250’s fuel injection offers smooth throttle response and easy starting in nearly all conditions.
Advanced Cylinder Design
A light and strong forged piston inside a plated cylinder helps dissipate heat more efficiently, increasing both performance and durability.
Responsive Power
A light crankshaft provides quick, responsive power.
5-Speed Transmission
Wide-ratio five-speed transmission provides maximum power and performance in a wide range of terrain and conditions.
Efficient Intake Design
The XT250’s straighter intake tract improves performance.
Convenient Electric Start
Hassle-free push-button electric starting adds extra convenience and reliability.
Trail-Ready Chassis
The engine is mounted high in the frame for incredible 11.2 inches of ground clearance.
Low Maintenance Engine
Automatic cam chain tensioner means minimal maintenance and longer engine life.

Strong, Compact Frame
A semi-double-cradle steel frame achieves a lighter, nimbler feel through greater mass centralization. Greater lateral and torsional rigidity and reduced weight of the lower frame parts help produce light, stable handling.
Advanced Long-Travel Suspension
The front fork has 8.9 inches of travel to soak up the rough stuff, both on- and off-road while an aluminum lower triple clamp keeps the weight down.
Nimble Steering
The maximum turning angle of the handlebar is 51 degrees—almost like a trials machine. Combined with a short wheelbase of only 53.5 inches, the XT250 has a super-tight turning radius for excellent maneuverability.
Linkage-Style Shock
A rear shock provides 7.1 inches of wheel travel through a progressive Monocross® linkage system for a smooth ride.
Dirt-Ready Wheels
21-inch front and 18-inch rear aluminum wheels are extremely durable and reduce unsprung weight for enhanced suspension performance and handling.
Generous Ground Clearance
11.2 inches of ground clearance means you’ve got serious off-road capability.

Advanced LCD Instruments
Multifunction digital LCD instrument panel with cool green background lighting is easily visible day or night. It also removes unnecessary weight from the handlebar for light, precise handling.
Extended Fuel Range
The stylish gas tank holds a full 2.6 gallons for long-range riding.
Comfortable Saddle
The long, thick seat creates a balanced riding position for optimal movement and comfort.
Protective Fenders
The durable and wide front fender is designed to keep mud and dirt off the rider when exploring off-road.
Frame-mounted passenger foot pegs provide two-up riding capability.
Bright Illumination
Enduro-style, 60/55-watt halogen headlight features a cool 133mm lens for excellent visibility at night.
Dual Sport Lighting
Flex-mounted turn indicators offer great durability against breakage.
Fork Protection
Durable fork boots help prevent rocks and debris from damaging fork sliders.
Forest-Friendly Exhaust
A spark arrestor makes the XT trail-ready.
Modern Battery
Dependable, low-maintenance battery.




2021 Yamaha XT250 – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $5199 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $5,499 CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

Engine Type 249cc air-cooled SOHC 4-stroke single; 2 valves
Bore x Stroke 74.0mm x 58.0mm
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Fuel Delivery Yamaha Fuel Injection (YFI)
Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission 5-speed; multiplate wet clutch
Final Drive Chain
Suspension / Front 35mm telescopic fork; 8.9-in travel
Suspension / Rear Single shock, adjustable preload and rebound
damping; 7.1-in travel
Brakes / Front Single disc, 245mm
Brakes / Rear Single disc, 203mm
Tires / Front 2.75-21
Tires / Rear 120/80-18
L x W x H 84.6 in x 31.7 in x 45.7 in
Seat Height 31.9 in
Wheelbase 53.5 in
Rake (Caster Angle) 26.4°
Trail 4.2 in
Maximum Ground
11.2 in
Fuel Capacity 2.6 gal / CA model, 2.4 gal
Fuel Economy** 76 mpg
Wet Weight*** 291 lb
Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
Color Radical Gray




2021 Yamaha XT250 – Totalmotorcycle.com Canada Specifications/Technical Details

ENGINE Air-cooled, SOHC, 2-valve, single
BORE AND STROKE 74 x 58 mm
MAXIMUM TORQUE 2.0kg-m (14.5 ft-lb) @ 6,500 rpm
FUEL DELIVERY Mikuni 33 mm throttle body fuel injection
ESTIMATED FUEL CONSUMPTION± 32.2 kpl / 91 mpg (Imp.)
TRANSMISSION Constant mesh, 5-speed

SUSPENSION (FRONT) 35 mm fork / 225 mm (8.9″) wheel travel
SUSPENSION (REAR) Adjustable Link Monocross / 180 mm (7.1″) wheel travel
BRAKES (FRONT) 245 mm disc / twin piston caliper
BRAKES (REAR) 203 mm disc / single piston caliper
TIRES (FRONT) 2.75 x 21
TIRES (REAR) 120/80-18

LENGTH 2,150 mm (84.6″)
WIDTH 805 mm (31.7″)
HEIGHT 1,160 mm (45.7″)
WHEELBASE 1,360 mm (53.5″)
GROUND CLEARANCE 285 mm (11.2″)
SEAT HEIGHT 830 mm (32.7″)
FUEL CAPACITY 9.6 litres (2.1 imp. gallons)
WET WEIGHT 132kg (291 lb)



2021 Yamaha XT250 – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details





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