Honda XR250: review, history, specs

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Honda XR250
Manufacturer
Production 79-80
Class Trail
Successor Honda XR250R
Engine
250
Top Speed 62 mph
Spark Plug NGK D8EA '79-80
Final Drive Chain: 520x106 ‘79-80[1]
Front Sprocket 13T ‘79-80[1]
Rear Sprocket 53T ‘79-80[1]
Front Tire 3.00-23 '79-80
Rear Tire 4.60-18 '79-80
Weight
Recommended Oil Honda GN4 10W-40
Related Honda XR250R
Manuals Service Manual


The Honda XR250 is a motorcycle produced by Honda from 1979 to 1980. Not to be confused with the Honda XR250R that succeeded it in 1981.

Intro[edit]

After 1980 Honda began appended an "R" to the designation calling it the XR250R


1979[edit]

1979 Honda XR250



The XR250'79 was sold in 1979 in Tahitian Red. The "HONDA" tank decal was red. The top of the tank, side cover panel, and headlight cowl were black. The "XR250" side cover logo was red and white. The front wheel was 23" and the rear wheel was 18". The engine was a 249cc OHC 4-valve single cylinder with 2 head pipes. The transmission was a 5-speed. The serial number began ME01-5000032.

1980[edit]

1980 Honda XR250



The XR250'80 was sold in 1980 in Tahitian Red. The gas tank now had a wing decal. The control levers and kickstarter arm were black. The front wheel was 23" and the rear wheel was 18". The engine was a 249cc OHC 4-valve single cylinder with 2 head pipes. The transmission was a 5-speed. The serial number began ME01-5100011.


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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2019 Western Power Sports Catalog. Western Power Sports. 2019. 
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