2023 Honda CRF250F: CHAMPION-INSPIRED. FAMILY-APPROVED.
Introducing the 2023 Honda CRF250F…
The largest model in Honda’s CRF Trail family, the CRF250F pairs versatility and capability in a fun, trail-ready package—a perfect choice for those exploring the trail for the first time, as well as experienced riders who opt for more technical, challenging terrain. Equipped with clean-running Keihin electronically controlled fuel injection, the CRF250F delivers smooth power across a wide powerband, ensuring maximum traction on varied terrain. The confidence-inspiring Showa suspension smooths out rough sections of trail with a stable, compliant ride. With design and graphic influence from the industry-leading CRF Performance line, the CRF250F has sharp styling. As with Honda’s entire CRF Trail line, this model is year-round off-road-legal in all 50 states, giving owners thousands of miles of trail waiting to be explored.
There’s always just been something right about a 250-class off-road bike. They make enough power to ride just about anywhere you want to go, but they’re still light, nimble, and rider friendly. Especially if you’re talking about our Honda CRF250F. It’s not a full-on motocross machine; it’s a great trail bike that’s going to fit a wide range of casual riders. Its fuel-injected engine offers reliable power across a wide powerband, even in cold weather and higher altitudes. The sturdy steel frame shrugs off the bumps and dings that are a part of off-road riding. A full-sized 21-inch front wheel teams up with a super-reliable air-cooled Honda engine, electric starting, front and rear disc brakes and a five-speed transmission, a collection of features that make it one of the best do-it-all dirt bikes on the planet.
For Every Trail. For Everyone.
There’s no shortage of digital distractions these days. Between gaming and social media, there are plenty of reasons to plug in, and unplug from true interaction. So before your family gets lost in the virtual world, show them the real world on Honda’s family of rugged, reliable CRF/Fs and CRF/Xs. Designed for riders at every level, these CRFs are ideal for exploring the back-country, the dunes and everything in between.
2023 Honda CRF250F Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
A single is the perfect choice for a bike like the CRF250F. It’s light, simple, fuel-efficient, and features plenty of power and torque in all areas, along with smooth power delivery—ideal for a wide range of rider experience.
Another benefit of fitting the CRF250F with fuel injection? It even meets California’s stringent CARB emissions standards for off-road motorcycles—good news for everyone.
Fuel injection means the CRF250F starts right up, even in cold weather. Compared to a carbureted bike, it also helps reduce emissions and enhance performance and fuel efficiency. And say goodbye to clogged pilot jets when you put this bike away for storage.
PETAL-DISC FRONT BRAKE
Check out that front brake rotor—the petal-disc design is right off the competitive MX circuit. It’s light, runs cooler, and also helps reduce unsprung weight.
STRONG, LIGHT TWIN-SPAR FRAME
The CRF250F gets a tubular-steel twin-spar frame that’s both light and tough.
21-INCH FRONT/18-INCH REAR WHEELS
A 21-inch front and 18-inch rear wheel give you a wide selection of tire choices for trail riding.
PRO-LINK® REAR SUSPENSION
Thanks to our single-shock Pro-Link® rear suspension and Showa® damper, the CRF250F delivers excellent comfort, traction and handling, while also improving rider confidence. The rear suspension features 9.1-inches of travel.
The telescopic Showa® fork features large 41mm sliders. That makes it strong and helps add to the CRF250F’s excellent handling.
Turn the key, push the button, and let’s go riding! Electric starting is a big help on cold mornings, or if you need to restart out on the trail. A proven Honda system that makes riding just that much more fun.
COMFORTABLE SEAT POSITION
With a long, motocross-style seat, you can move forward and back, left and right with ease, helping you navigate challenging terrain in comfort.
Because it features a counterbalancer, the CRF250F’s engine is a smooth runner. You get the narrow overall width and power advantages of a single along with exceptional smoothness.
Honda CRF450R and CRF250R are two of the hottest motocross bikes on the circuit. And they’re some of the coolest looking. We gave the CRF250F plenty of that racing DNA when it comes to style. This is one bike you’ll be proud to ride!
Honda Announces 2023 CRF Trail Family
- The trail-bike line continues to deliver industry-leading performance and reliability
- CRF50F and CRF110F available in Red and White color ways for 2023
ALPHARETTA, Georgia (August 5, 2022) – American Honda confirmed the return of its CRF Trail family, the most popular line of trail motorcycles in the industry. From the full-size CRF250F, to the pint-size CRF50F, the four-model lineup is renowned for its on-trail performance, reliability and ease of maintenance.
The CRF Trail range of motorcycles suits riders of all sizes and abilities. The easy-to-ride CRF50F is the smallest in the lineup, built for the next generation of riders, with an automatic clutch, low seat height and reliable 49cc four-stroke engine. Thanks in part to its approachable nature, clean-running fuel injection system and push-button electric start, the CRF110F is the industry’s top-selling dirt bike. In addition to the iconic Honda red, the CRF50F and CRF110F are also available in new colors designed to appeal to a wider variety of young riders. Praised for its reliable performance—and available in two sizes—the CRF125F is the midpoint of the lineup, ideal for new and young riders thanks to its smooth, linear power. Also returning for 2023, the capable and versatile CRF250F inspires confidence on the trail, making it a great option for riders of all skill levels.
2023 Honda CRF250F Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits
ENGINE / DRIVETRAIN
- The 250cc SOHC engine returns with a smooth, linear power delivery.
- Keihin electronically controlled fuel injection systems delivers linear power and easy start-up whether bike has been sitting or is hot on the trail.
- Four-speed gearbox is well matched to the broad power spread.
- Electric starter makes getting going a breeze.
CHASSIS / SUSPENSION
- CRF Performance Line philosophy of mass centralization applied to vehicle packaging.
- Tubular-steel frame for a stable, nimble chassis.
- 41mm fork, plus Pro-Link rear-suspension system with single shock.
- Front and rear hydraulic brakes with petal-style rotors for excellent heat dissipation. Smooth stopping power provided by front and rear hydraulic brakes, with 240mm and 220mm rotors, respectively.
- Front brake lever is adjustable to work with varying hand sizes.
- 34.8 inch seat height.
- Wheel sizes of 21 and 18 inches front and rear, respectively.
- The 41mm fork provides plush front-suspension action.
- Pro-Link® rear-suspension design with sophisticated single shock for consistent action.
- Styling follows that of the race-winning CRF Performance Line.
- CRF Performance Line-inspired muffler with compact positioning.
- CRF Performance Line-inspired bodywork and graphics.
- Meets CARB and EPA off-road emissions standards. (Green-sticker-legal in California.)
- Handlebar-mounted low-fuel and “key on” indicator lights.
Reliable four-stroke engine
The CRF250F features a responsive and dependable single-cylinder air-cooled four-stroke engine.
Fuel injection means the CRF250F starts right up, even in cold weather. Compared to a carbureted bike, it not only helps reduce emissions, enhance performance and fuel efficiency but also helps ensure a smooth flow of power for easier handling and less troublesome operation and maintenance.
Handy LED lights indicate ignition ON, low fuel, and PGM-FI status. No second guessing if you’ve left the key on or you’re about to run out of gas, and another way Honda helps make motorcycle operation easy.
Rugged steel frame
The CRF250F uses a strong, tubular-steel twin-spar frame that borrows its design from the CRF-R line, providing enhanced rigidity with just the right amount of tuned flex for optimum handling in a variety of conditions. Combining strenth with light weight, it’s a stable foundation riders of all levels.
Turn the key, push the button, and let’s go riding! Electric starting is a big help on cold mornings, or if you need to restart out on the trail. Honda’s proven system makes riding just that much more fun.
Keyed ignition switch
The CRF250F features a keyed ignition switch for added security.
The front and rear disc brake provide crisp, balanced, powerful braking. The wave rotor on the front takes its styling cues from its MX siblings. This rotor is light, runs cooler and reduces unsprung weight.
The CRF250F’s leading axle telescopic Showa forks and Pro-Link Showa shock deliver an excellent combination of spring and damping rates to cover a wide range of riding conditions.
Proven manual clutch
Honda’s heavy-duty clutch is build tough, yet provides smooth, progressive engagement with a light lever pull, working seamlessly with the five-speed gearbox.
2023 Honda CRF250F – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: from $4899 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $5799 CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ See Dealer GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat
|Type||250cc air-cooled 15º single-cylinder four-stroke|
|Valve Train||SOHC; 4 valves|
|Bore x Stroke||71.0mm x 63.0mm|
|Induction||Fuel-injection system; 34mm throttle bore|
|Starter||Push-button electric starter|
|Transmission||Constant-mesh 5-speed return; manual|
|Final Drive||#520 chain; 13T/50T|
|Front||41mm conventional telescopic coil-spring fork; 9.5 in. stroke|
|Rear||Pro-Link system w/ single shock; 9.1 in. travel|
|Front||Hydraulic; single 240mm disc|
|Rear||Hydraulic; single 220mm disc|
|Front||80/100-21 w/ tube|
|Rear||100/100-18 w/ tube|
|Rake (Caster Angle)||26.1°|
|Ground Clearance||11.3 in.|
|Seat Height||34.8 in.|
|Fuel Capacity||1.6 gal.|
|Curb Weight*||265 lbs.|
|*Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel—ready to ride|
|Specifications subject to change|
2023 Honda CRF250F – Totalmotorcycle.com Canada Specifications/Technical Details
Engine & Drivetrain
Engine Type Air-cooled single-cylinder
Displacement 249 cc
Bore & Stroke 71 mm x 63 mm
Compression Ratio 9.6:1
Valve Train SOHC, four valves
Fuel Delivery PGM-FI electronic fuel injection 34 mm throttle body
Transmission 5-speed with manual clutch
Final Drive #520 sealed chain; 13T/50T
Chassis & Suspension
Front Suspension 41 mm telescopic fork; 216 mm (8.5 in.) travel
Rear Suspension Pro-Link® Showa single shock with spring preload adjustment; 230 mm (9.1 in.) travel
Dimensions & Additional Information
Tires Front: 80/100-21
Brakes Front: 240 mm disc
Rear: 220 mm disc
Ground Clearance 286 mm (11.3 in.)
Seat Height 883 mm (34.8 in.)
Wheelbase 1,420 mm (55.9 in.)
Curb Weight 120 kg (265 lb.) including required fluids and full tank of gas—ready to ride
Fuel Capacity 6 litres, 1.3 litre reserve
Colour Extreme Red
Warranty 6 months, unlimited mileage, freely transferable warranty; extended coverage available with Honda Plus
2023 Honda CRF250F – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
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