2023 Yamaha XT250 Guide

2023 Yamaha XT250

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Introducing the new 2023 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.





2023 Yamaha XT250 Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
  • 76 MPG Estimated
  • Advanced Long-Travel Suspension
    Long-travel suspension with 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 a range of conditions.
  • Convenient Electric Start
    Electric start makes firing up the 249cc four-stroke effortless.
  • Front & Rear Disc Brakes
    A 245mm front disc and 203mm rear disc brakes combine to deliver superb stopping power on both paved and unpaved surfaces.





2023 Yamaha XT250 Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits


  • Reliable Four-Stroke Motor
    The 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 a range of 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.
  • Five-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 a trail-ready 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 optimized mass centralization. Greater lateral and torsional rigidity along with 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 reduces weight.
  • 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
    Impressive 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.
  • Passenger-Ready
    Spacious seat and 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.





2023 Yamaha XT250 – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $ USD
Canada MSRP Price: $ 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; 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 32.7 in
Wheelbase 53.5 in
Rake (Caster Angle) 26.4°
Trail 4.2 in
Maximum Ground
11.2 in
Fuel Capacity 2.5 gal / CA model, 2.2 gal
Fuel Economy** 76 mpg
Wet Weight*** 291 lb
Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
Color Radical Gray



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