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The Honda CMX250C is a 250cc parallel twin engined cruiser produced by Honda beginning in 1984 and commonly known as the Honda Rebel.

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1984

1984 Honda CM250C Rebel 250


The Honda Rebel 250 CM250C'84 was available in one color: Black with red color on tank and side cover

  • Engine: OHC, Parallel Twin
  • Displacement:234 cc
  • Bore and Stroke: 53 x 53 mm
  • Compression ratio: 9.4:1
  • Carburetor: 26 mm with accelerator pump
  • Ignition system: CDI with electronic advance
  • Starting system: electric
  • Transmission: Five-speed, constant mesh
  • Drive line: Polyurethane/Aramid fibre belt. The belt is quiet, smooth and low on maintenance. Easy-to-use belt tension measurement tool in tool kit
  • Clutch: Wet, Multi-plate
  • Brakes: Front and rear drum
  • Front Suspension: Telescopic fork
  • Rear Suspension: Twin VHD Shocks with two stage rebound damping and five way spring preload adjustment
  • Front Tire Size: 3.25-18
  • Rear Tire Size: 110/90-16
  • Wheels: Wire spoke
  • Wheelbase: 1345 mm (52.9 in.)
  • Dry weight: 129 kg (284.3 lbs)
  • Overall length: 2030 mm (79.9 in.)
  • Overall width: 810 mm (31.9 in.)
  • Seat height: 730 mm (28.7 in.)
  • Fuel capacity: 12.5 litres (2.8 imp. gal)
  • Handlebars: Pull-back style

1985

1985 Honda CM250C Rebel 250
1985 Honda Rebel CMX250C in Red
1985 Honda Rebel CMX250C in Red
1985 Honda Rebel CMX250C in Red
1985 Honda Rebel CMX250C in Red
1985 Honda Rebel CMX250C in Red


The Honda Rebel 250 CMX250C'85 (CMX250CL'85 in California) was sold in 1985. Two colors were available: Candy Supreme Red and Pearl Stellar Black. The fuel tank wing decal is brown, orange, and yellow. The side covers were chrome plated. The frame and control levers were black. The engine was a 234cc 4-stroke OHC parallel twin with a 5-speed transmission. The California serial number began JH2MC1311FK000001 while the rest of the United States models began JH2MC1302FK000001.

1986

CMX250C

1986 Honda CM250C Rebel 250
1986 Honda Rebel 250 (CMX250C) in Candy Eiger Blue
1986 Honda Rebel 250 (CMX250C) in Candy Eiger Blue
1986 Honda Rebel 250 (CMX250C) in Candy Eiger Blue
1986 Honda Rebel 250 (CMX250C) in Candy Eiger Blue
1986 Honda Rebel 250 (CMX250C) in Candy Eiger Blue
1986 Honda Rebel 250 (CMX250C) in Candy Eiger Blue
1986 Honda Rebel 250 (CMX250C) in Candy Eiger Blue
1986 Honda CMX250C in Black
1986 Honda CMX250C in Black
1986 Honda CMX250C in Black
1986 Honda CMX250C in Black


The CMX250C'86 Rebel was sold in 1986 in either Pearl Stellar Black or Candy Eiger Blue. The black bike was the same as the 1985 model. The blue bike's tank decal was black, gray, and silver. Also the "REBEL" decal was silver and black; and the frame was black. The frame and control levers were black. The side covers were chrome plated. The engine was a 234cc 4-stroke OHC parallel twin with a 5-speed transmission. The serial number began JH2MC130*GK000001.

CMX250CD

1986 Honda CM250C Rebel 250 "Limited"


The CMX250CD'86 Rebel 250 Limited was sold in 1986 in Pearl Stellar Black. The gas tank and rear fender striping was gold. the cylinder head cover, headlight, and speedometer rims were gold. The gas tank cap and carburetor cover were gold. The engine cases, fork legs, and handlebar levers were chrome plated. The side covers were chrome plated. The engine was a 234cc 4-stroke OHC parallel twin with a 5-speed transmission. The serial number began JH2MC132*GK000001.

1987

1987 Honda Rebel 250
1987 Honda Rebel 250 in Candy Wineberry Red
1987 Honda Rebel 250 in Candy Wineberry Red
1987 Honda Rebel 250 in Candy Wineberry Red
1987 Honda Rebel 250 in Candy Wineberry Red


The CMX250C'87 Rebel was sold in 1987 in Black or Candy Wineberry Red. The black bike's tank decal was dark, medium, and light brown. The red bike's tank decal was gray, silver, and white. The red bike's frame was also red. The side covers were chrome plated. The serial number began JH2MC130*HK200001.

1996

1996 Honda Rebel 250
1996 Honda Rebel 250(Canadian)
1996 Honda Rebel 250 in Red/White
1996 Honda Rebel 250 in Red/White
1996 Honda Rebel 250 in Red/White
1996 Honda Rebel 250 in Red/White
1996 Honda Rebel CMX250C in Red


The CMX250C'96 Rebel was sold in 1996 in the USA in just one color: Magna Red. This bike had been absent from the Honda lineup for nine years. In Canada the color scheme was black and silver and the tank was different (bottom picture). The seat height was extremely low. The serial number began JH2MC130*TK300001.

1997

1997 Honda Rebel 250


The CMX250C'97 Rebel was sold in 1997 in one of two colors: Black with Enamel Cream and Pearl Shining Yellow with White. The serial number began JH2MC130*VK400001.

1998

Was not Manufactured in 1998.

1999

1999 Honda Rebel CMX250C in Black
1999 Honda Rebel CMX250C in Black


2000

2000 Honda Rebel CMX250C in Silver/Black
2000 Honda Rebel CMX250C in Silver/Black
2000 Honda Rebel CMX250C in Silver/Black
2000 Honda Rebel CMX250C in Silver/Black
2000 Honda Rebel CMX250C in Silver/Black
2000 Honda Rebel CMX250C in Silver/Black


2001

2001 Honda Rebel 250


  • Engine Type: Air-COOLED parallel twin-cylinder
  • Displacement: 234cc
  • Bore and Stoke: 53mm x 53mm
  • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
  • Valve Train: SOHC, 2 valve per cylinder
  • Carburetion: Single 26mm, diaphragm-type CV
  • Transmission: 5-speed
  • Final Drive: "O" ring chain
  • Front Suspension: 33mm fork, 115mm travel
  • Rear Suspension: Dual shocks with 5-way spring preload adjustment, 74mm travel
  • Front Tire: 3.00-18
  • Rear Tire: 130/90-15
  • Front Brakes: Single disc with twin-piston caliper
  • Rear Brakes: Mechanical drum
  • Seat Height: 675mm (26.6")
  • Wheelbase: 1450mm (57.1")
  • Dry Weight: 139 kg (306.4 lb)
  • Fuel Capacity: 10.0 liters
  • Color: Black

2002

File:2002-Honda-CMX250C-Black-0.jpg
2002 Honda CMX250C Rebel 250 in Black
2002 Honda CMX250C Rebel 250 in Black


2003

2003 Honda Rebel 250
2003 Honda Rebel 250 in Blue
2003 Honda Rebel 250 in Blue
2003 Honda Rebel CMX250C in Blue
2003 Honda Rebel CMX250C in Blue
2003 Honda Rebel CMX250C in Blue
2003 Honda Rebel CMX250C in Blue
2003 Honda Rebel CMX250C in Blue


  • Engine Type: Air-cooled parallel twin-cylinder
  • Displacement: 234cc
  • Bore and Stoke: 53mm x 53mm
  • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
  • Valve Train: SOHC, 2 valve per cylinder
  • Carburetion: Single 26mm, diaphragm-type CV
  • Transmission: 5-speed
  • Final Drive: "O" ring chain
  • Front Suspension: 33mm fork, 115mm travel
  • Rear Suspension: Dual shocks with 5-way spring preload adjustment, 74mm travel
  • Front Tire: 3.00-18
  • Rear Tire: 130/90-15
  • Front Brakes: Single disc with twin-piston caliper
  • Rear Brakes: Mechanical drum
  • Seat Height: 675mm (26.6")
  • Wheelbase: 1450mm (57.1")
  • Dry Weight: 139 kg (306.4 lb)
  • Fuel Capacity: 10.0 liters
  • Color: Pearl Blue or Black

2004

2004 Honda Rebel 250
2004 Honda Rebel 250 (CMX250C) in Red
2004 Honda Rebel 250 (CMX250C) in Red
2004 Honda Rebel 250 (CMX250C) in Red
2004 Honda Rebel 250 (CMX250C) in Red
2004 Honda Rebel 250 (CMX250C) in Red
2004 Honda Rebel 250 (CMX250C) in Red
2004 Honda Rebel 250 (CMX250C) in Red
2004 Honda Rebel 250 (CMX250C) in Red


  • Engine Type: 234cc air-cooled parallel twin-cylinder
  • Bore and Stroke: 53.0mm x 53.0mm
  • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
  • Valve Train: SOHC; two valves per cylinder
  • Carburetion: Single 26mm diaphragm-type CV
  • Ignition: CDI
  • Transmission: Five-speed
  • Final Drive: O-ring-sealed chain
  • Front Suspension: 33mm fork; 4.6-inch travel
  • Rear Suspension: Dual shocks with five-position spring-preload adjustability; 2.9-inch travel
  • Front Brake: Single-disc with twin-piston caliper
  • Rear Brake: Drum
  • Front Tire: 3.00-18
  • Rear Tire: 130/90-15
  • Wheelbase: 57.1 inches
  • Seat Height: 26.6 inches
  • Dry Weight: 306.4 pounds
  • Fuel Capacity: 2.6 gallons, including 0.7-gallon reserve
  • Emissions: California version differs slightly due to emissions equipment.
  • Available Colors: Black, Red
  • Warranty: 1 year

2005

2005 Honda Rebel 250
2005 Honda Rebel 250
2005 Honda Rebel 250 (CMX250C) in Orange
2005 Honda Rebel 250 (CMX250C) in Orange
2005 Honda Rebel CMX250C in Black
2005 Honda Rebel CMX250C in Black
2005 Honda Rebel CMX250C in Black


  • Engine Type: 234cc air-cooled parallel twin-cylinder
  • Bore and Stroke: 53.0mm x 53.0mm
  • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
  • Valve Train: SOHC; two valves per cylinder
  • Carburetion: Single 26mm diaphragm-type CV
  • Ignition: CDI
  • Transmission: Five-speed
  • Final Drive: O-ring-sealed chain
  • Front Suspension: 33mm fork; 4.6-inch (117mm) travel
  • Rear Suspension: Dual shocks with five-position spring-preload adjustability; (74mm) 2.9-inch travel
  • Front Brake: Single-disc with twin-piston caliper
  • Rear Brake: Drum
  • Front Tire: 3.00-18
  • Rear Tire: 130/90-15
  • Wheelbase: 1450mm (57.1 inches)
  • Seat Height: 675mm (26.6 inches)
  • Dry Weight: 139 kg (306.4 pounds)
  • Fuel Capacity: 10 litres (2.6 gallons), including 0.7-gallon reserve
  • Emissions: California version differs slightly due to emissions equipment.
  • Available Colors: Black, Candy Orange
  • Warranty: 1 year


2006

2006 Honda Rebel 250 in White
2006 Honda Rebel 250 in Black



2007

2007 Honda Rebel 250 in Black
2007 Honda Rebel 250 in Red


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