2022 Yamaha V-Star 250: BORN FOR FUN.
Introducing the new 2022 Yamaha V-Star 250…
Light and nimble with smooth power and a low seat for easy handling makes it a stylish entry level V‑twin.
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.
- 249cc, air-cooled, SOHC, 2 valves per cylinder, 60 degree, V-twin.
- SOHC, 2-valve cylinder heads.
- Air-cooled engine design.
- Automatic cam chain tensioners reduce mechanical noise & simplify maintenance.
- Traditional “bore-able” cylinder.
- Forged aluminum pistons.
2022 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 first step into motorcycling, as well as a great choice for more experienced riders who appreciate the fun that comes in small packages.
- Big Bike Style
Dual exhausts, plenty of quality chrome and Yamaha’s unmatched attention to detail—this is one sharp little motorcycle.
- 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 with a smooth, torquey, controllable power delivery that’s fun for every rider.
- Ultra-Efficient Engine
Estimated 78 mpg means almost 200 miles between fill-ups.
2022 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
The single 26mm Mikuni® downdraft carburetor ensures optimal fuel/air mixing and smooth power 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
The 58.7-inch wheelbase creates a long, low package for great handling and maneuverability.
- Strong Brakes
A 282mm single front disc brake and a rear drum brake provide plenty of stopping power.
- Low Seat Height
Plush and low-stepped saddle provides exceptional comfort and keeps the rider sitting low, allowing almost anyone to flatfoot the pavement.
- Plush Suspension
The telescopic front fork with 5.5 inches of travel provides a nice, smooth ride while the 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 both a modern look and comfortable riding position.
- Big Bike Style
Extensive chrome details accent the engine and side covers for a handsome “big bike” fit and finish.
- Generous Fuel Range
The stylishly sculpted teardrop fuel tank features 2.5-gallon capacity for excellent cruising range.
- Forward Mount Controls
The forward-set foot pegs enhance rider comfort for added legroom.
- Stylish Fenders
Wide rear fender and front and rear wire-spoked wheels add the perfect classic, retro touch to this stylish package.
2022 Yamaha V-Star 250 – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $4599 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $5499 CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ See Dealer for Pricing in GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
Engine Type 15-cubic-inch (249cc) air-cooled, SOHC 60° V- twin, 2 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 CHENG SHIN C-916
Tires / Rear 130/90-15 CHENG SHIN C-915
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
Fuel Capacity 2.5 gal / CA model 2.4 gal
Fuel Economy** 78 mpg
Wet Weight*** 324 lb / CA Model 326 lb
Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
2022 Yamaha V-Star 250 – Totalmotorcycle.com Canada Specifications/Technical Details
|ENGINE||Air-cooled, SOHC, 4-valves (2-valves/cyl), 60° V-twin|
|BORE AND STROKE||49 x 66 mm|
|MAXIMUM TORQUE||2.1 kg-m (15.2 ft-lb) @ 6,000 rpm|
|FUEL DELIVERY||Mikuni BDS26|
|ESTIMATED FUEL CONSUMPTION±||33kpl / 93.2mpg (Imp.)|
|IGNITION / STARTING||TCI / Electric|
|SUSPENSION (FRONT)||33mm fork / 140mm (5.5″) wheel travel|
|SUSPENSION (REAR)||Adjustable dual shocks / 100mm (3.9″) wheel travel|
|BRAKES (FRONT)||282mm disc / twin piston caliper|
|SEAT HEIGHT||685mm (27″)|
|FUEL CAPACITY||9.5 litres (2.1 Imp. gal.)|
|WET WEIGHT||147kg (324 lb)|
2022 Yamaha V-Star 250 – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
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