The crankshaft runs in plain bearings for quieter operation and the big end of the connecting rod spins in a needle bearing, both contributing to the engine's high-performance credentials.
The PGM-FI system incorporates an Idle Air Control Valve (IACV) to smooth responses to small changes in throttle position.
Front and rear disc brakes ensure strong and consistent stopping power.
Front 21-inch and rear 18-inch wheels boast lightweight aluminum rims.
The engine's wide spread of power makes the CRF250L easy and confidence-inspiring to ride, while also returning impressive fuel economy.
Honda's Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) continuously monitors several variables to ensure the correct fuel mixture for the current riding and atmospheric conditions, thereby delivering optimal performance and remarkably crisp throttle response over a wide range of operating conditions, plus improved fuel economy.
A gear-driven counterbalance shaft helps quell engine vibration for enhanced rider comfort. It's located so close to the crankshaft that the balancer weight passes between the two crank weights to keep the engine as compact as possible while improving mass centralization.
Chassis developed specifically for the CRF250L provides excellent stability and agility.
Six-speed with manual clutch transmission
Final Drive : #520 O-ring-sealed chain; 14T/40T
Compact and sophisticated liquid-cooled DOHC 249 cc single-cylinder four-stroke powerplant produces smooth and consistent torque at low rpm, plus excellent high-rpm performance.
Extremely compact roller rocker arm design for the low-friction valve train allows the use of a smaller cylinder head.
Strong 43 mm Showa inverted fork provides 250 mm (9.8 in.) of travel.
Pro-Link single-shock rear suspension delivers 240 mm (9.4 inches) of rear-wheel travel.