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2010 Yamaha XT250
2010 Yamaha XT250

2010 Yamaha XT250
2010 Yamaha XT250

2010 Yamaha XT250
2010 Yamaha XT250

2010 Yamaha XT250
2010 Yamaha XT250

– 2010 Yamaha XT250

2010 Yamaha XT250

A strong engine, long travel and more offer versatility and all-around function.

A reliable fuel efficient 4-stroke engine calls the shots on the 2010 Yamaha XT250. But reliability isn’t necessarily what you’ll be thinking of when the pavement ends and your adventure really begins. Whether commuting around town or exploring the back country, the Yamaha XT250 is a fun loving dual sport that is easy and fun to ride.

See the world, one trail or road at a time.

Long-travel suspension and more than 11.2 inches of ground clearance live under a seat only 31.9 inches from the ground on the 2010 XT250. You also get electric start, 245mm front disc and 203mm rear disc brakes for superior stopping power on both paved and unpaved surfaces.

Where does your riding take you ? Commuting in city traffic, winding down a country road or hustling your way down a trail to nowhere? For those who can’t decide, we have the perfect answer.

The XT250 is designed for ultimate versatility at a great price. A reliable 4-stroke engine revs out predictable power, while a wide-ratio 5-speed transmission and class-leading low seat height gives you both performance and ease of use. Whether riding in the city or at the camp, let the XT250 spice up your adventure.

 

 

Highlights:

Fuel Consumption * 31kpl/88mpg(Imp)

250cc 4-stroke power

Versatile fun

 

 

Features andBenefits (USA):

Key Features:

” Long-travel suspension and more than 11.2 inches of ground clearance live under a seat only 31.9 inches from the ground.

” Electric start makes firing up the 249cc four-stroke effortless.

” 245mm front disc and 203mm rear disc brakes combine to deliver superb stopping power on both paved and unpaved surfaces.

 

Engine:

” 249cc air-cooled four-stroke with 9.5:1 compression makes maximum power at 7500 rpm and maximum torque at 6500 rpm for great on- and off-road performance.

” A light-and-strong forged piston inside a plated cylinder helps dissipate heat more efficiently, increasing both performance and durability.

” 33mm vacuum-type carburetor keeps the airflow up for excellent performance and throttle response.

” A light crankshaft helps provide quick responsive power.

” Wide-ratio five-speed transmission for maximum power and performance in a wide range of terrain and conditions.

” Straighter intake tract for improved performance.

” Hassle-free pushbutton electric starting adds extra convenience and reliability.

” Engine is mounted high in the frame to provide an incredible 11.2 inches of ground clearance.

” Automatic cam chain tensioner means minimal maintenance and longer engine life.

 

Chassis/Suspension:

” 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.

” The front fork has 8.9 inches of travel to soak up the rough stuff, both on-road and off. An aluminum lower triple clamp keeps the weight down.

” 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.

” A rear shock provides 7.1 inches of wheel travel through a progressive, Monocross®-style linkage system for a smooth ride.

” 21-inch front and 18-inch rear aluminum wheels are extremely durable and reduce unsprung weight for enhanced suspension performance and handling.

” 245mm front disc and 203mm rear disc brakes combine to deliver superb stopping power on both paved and unpaved surfaces.

” 11.2 inches of ground clearance means you’ve got serious off-road capability, and a heavy-duty aluminum skid plate adds protection.

 

Additional Features:

” Multifunction digital LCD instrument panel with cool green background lighting is easily visible day or night. It also removes a lot of weight from the handlebar for light, precise handling.

” The stylish gas tank holds a full 2.6 gallons (2.4 gallons CA) for long-range riding.

” Long, thick seat creates a balanced riding position for optimal rider movement and comfort.

” Durable and wide front fender is designed to keep mud and dirt off the rider when exploring off-road.

” Frame-mounted passenger footpegs provide two-up riding capability.

” Enduro-style, 60/55-watt halogen headlight features a cool 133mm lens for excellent visibility at night.

” Flex-mounted turn indicators offer great durability against breakage.

” Retractable brake and shift pedals deal with tough trail obstacles.

” Durable fork boots help prevent rocks and debris from damaging fork sliders.

” Standard dual rearview mirrors.

” Easy-to-use choke lever.

” Air-induction system helps clean up emissions, and a spark arrestor makes the XT trail ready.

” Dependable, low-maintenance battery.

 

 

 

Features and Benefits (Canada)

Engine:

” 249cc, air-cooled, single over head cam (SOHC), 2-valve, 4-stroke single produces easy to use power for daily commuting or exploring the back roads of our fine country.

” 4-stroke engine puts out strong, predictable torque across the entire RPM range for great on- and off-road fun. It is very fuel efficient too.

” Convenient, no hassle push-button electric starting.

” 2-valve cylinder head design features the cam chain on the right side. Straight design intake and exhaust ports provide excellent cylinder filling efficiency for strong low and mid range power.

” Single over head camshaft is designed to provide good low and mid rpm torque. The conventional rocker arm design means fast, easy valve clearance adjustments.

” Ceramic composite cylinder wall plating on the lightweight aluminium cylinder helps dissipate heat more efficiently, reduces friction for improved performance, reduces weight, improves durability and increases cylinder service life.

” 74mm lightweight forged piston provides fast throttle response and excellent durability.

” Lightweight ball bearing mounted crankshaft provides solid low and mid range torque.

” Internal engine counterbalancer reduces engine vibration to maximize rider comfort.

” Multi plate wet type clutch is utilized. Clutch lever pull is light and easy to use.

” Easy access paper type oil filter. Oil filter housing is located on the right hand side of the engine for easy servicing.

” Maintenance-free CDI ignition produces a hot spark for fast, sure starts.

” TEIKEI MV 33mm constant velocity carb provides crisp throttle response and great fuel economy.

” 2.8 litre airbox is located under the seat and utilizes an easy to access viscous (paper type) air filter.

” Wide-ratio, 5-speed transmission and manual clutch are well suited to the engine output for easy, relaxed riding.

” Steel exhaust system with heat shields on both the header pipe and muffler protect both rider and passenger from accidental contact. Exhaust note is quiet and environmentally friendly. A US Forestry approved spark arrestor protects Mother Nature.

” Air Induction System (AIS) injects fresh oxygen at the exhaust port to insure complete combustion thereby reducing harmful hydro carbon and carbon monoxide (HC & CO) exhaust emissions.


Chassis/Suspension

” Semi-double cradle steel frame and an overall “wet” weight of only
131kg (288.2 lb), makes the XT250 one of the lightest, most compact dual purpose machines on the market.

” Rugged, box section steel swingarm fitted with easy-to-use eccentric chain adjusters

” 35mm KYB fork with 225mm (8.9″) of wheel travel soaks up the rough stuff, both on-road and off. Rubber boots protect seals and tubes from dirt and grit damage.

” Lightweight aluminium lower triple clamp enhances suspension performance and reduces weight.

” Link Monocross rear suspension features an adjustable shock. Adjustments include spring preload. Rear wheel travel is 180mm (7.1″)

” Low seat height of 810mm (31.9″) creates a low centre of gravity for added manoeuvrability and inspires confidence by allowing most riders to put both feet firmly on the ground.

” 285mm (11.2″) of ground clearance enhances off road use.

” 245mm front disc brake with twin piston Nissin caliper provides plenty of stopping power.

” 203mm rear disc brake is squeezed by a single piston Nissin caliper with rugged plastic calliper protector and an integrated (or 1 piece) rear master cylinder.

” 9.8 litre fuel tank means lots if miles and smiles between fill ups.

” 21″ front and 18″ rear lightweight DID alloy wheels are extremely durable and reduce unsprung weight for enhanced suspension performance.

” Long, YZ-style seat creates a balanced riding position and provides roomy comfort for both rider and passenger. The seat features a “gripper style” seat cover.

” Durable, plastic fenders keep mud and dirt off the rider when taking one’s exploring off-road.

” Frame-mounted passenger footpegs provide two-up riding capability.

” Powerful, 60/55-watt, enduro-style, halogen headlight

” Small fairing reduces wind buffeting at highway speeds and provides added protection against weather and mud.

” Digital instrumentation includes: speedometer, odometer, dual tripmeters, a clock as well as various warning lights.


Details

” Serrated, folding steel footpegs

” Folding gear shift and rear brake lever

” Steering and helmet locks

” Locking fuel cap

” Convenient passenger hand rails

” Durable “O” ring chain

” Easy-to-use, frame-mounted choke knob

” Dependable, low-maintenance, sealed battery

” Flexible turn signals

” Easy-to-use, push-to-cancel turn signals

” Rubber boots on brake and clutch levers help reduce mud and dirt damage.

” On/off/reserve fuel petcock for peace of mind

 

 




2010 Yamaha XT250 – USA Specifications
MSRP* $4,890 (White/Red) Available from September 2009


Engine
Type 249cc air-cooled, SOHC 4-stroke single

Bore x Stroke 74.0 x 58.0mm

Compression Ratio 9.5:1

Fuel Delivery 33mm Vac

Ignition CDI

Transmission 5-speed; multiple-disc wet clutch

Final Drive Chain


Chassis
Suspension/Front 35mm telescopic fork; 8.9-in travel

Suspension/Rear Swingarm w/rebound-adjustable single shock; 7.1-in travel

Brakes/Front 245mm disc

Brakes/Rear 203mm disc

Tires/Front 2.75-21

Tires/Rear 120/80-18


Dimensions
Length 84.6 in

Width 31.7 in

Height 45.7 in

Seat Height 31.9 in

Wheelbase 53.5 in

Ground Clearance 11.2 in

Fuel Capacity 2.6 gal (California model 2.4 gal)

Fuel Economy** 73 mpg

Wet Weight 291 lb


Other
Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)





 

2010 Yamaha XT250 – Canada Specifications
MSRP: $5,899 CDN

Engine Air-cooled, SOHC, 2-valve, single
Displacement 249cc
Bore and Stroke 74 x 58mm
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Maximum Torque 2.0kg-m (14.5 ft-lb)@ 6,500 rpm
Fuel Delivery TEIKEI MV33
Estimated Fuel Consumption* 31kpl / 88mpg (Imp.)
Lubrication Wet sump
Ignition / Starting CDI / Electric Start
Transmission 5-speed
Final Drive Chain


Suspension (Front) 35mm fork / 225mm (8.9″) travel
Suspension (Rear) Monocross / 180mm (7.1″) travel
Brakes (Front) 245mm disc
Brakes (Rear) 203mm disc
Tires (Front) 2.75 x 21
Tires (Rear) 120/80-18


Length 2,150mm (84.6″)
Width 805mm (31.5″)
Height 1,160mm (45.7″)
Wheelbase 1,360mm (53.5″)
Ground Clearance 285mm (11.2″)
Seat Height 810mm (31.9″)
Fuel Capacity 9.8 litres (2.2 imp. gallons)
Wet Weight 131kg (288.2 lb)

Colour(s) Purplish White


* Fuel economy estimates are based on US EPA exhaust emission certification data obtained by Yamaha and converted into Canadian measurements. Your actual mileage will vary depending on road condition, how you ride, maintain your vehicle, accessories, cargo and operator/passenger weight.

Specifications, appearance, and price of product are subject to change without notice.

* MSRP does not include freight, PDI (Pre Delivery Inspection), pre-rigging (boats), or taxes. Dealer may sell for less.

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