Buyers Guide 2017 Honda CRF250L Buyer's Guide | Specs & Price

2017 Honda CRF250L Buyer’s Guide | Specs & Price

2017 Honda CRF250L

The 2017 Honda CRF250L gets updated this year, and while we don’t get the larger displacement top end in the CB300F, the CRF250L will have more power.

To get there, Honda has increased the size of the airbox, throttle body (by 2mm) and exhaust header, as well as redesigned the muffler. Before you even fire up the engine, you will notice the CRF450R-inspired graphics.

2017 Honda CRF250L Buyer's Guide | Specs & Price

More than simply a dual sport motorcycle, the CRF250L is also a great commuter bike and urban exploring machine. Over nine inches of wheel travel at both ends gives the CRF250L off-road credibility, even though the suspension in non-adjustable.

Also new this year is an ABS option, which is a must-have $300 option if you’re doing most of your riding on the pavement.

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2017 Honda CRF250L Specs:


  • Type: Single cylinder
  • Bore and stroke: 76 x 55 mm
  • Displacement: 250cc
  • Compression ratio: 10.7:1
  • Cooling: Liquid
  • Valve train: DOHC, four valves
  • Induction: EFI w/ 38mm throttle body
  • Ignition: Computer-controlled digital transistorized w/ electronic advance
  • Transmission: Six-speed
  • Final drive: 520 chain


  • Front suspension: Non-adjustable inverted 43mm forks; 9.8 inches of travel
  • Rear suspension: Linkage-assisted non-adjustable shock; 9.5 inches of travel
  • Front tire: 3.00-21
  • Rear tire: 120/80-18
  • Front brake: 256mm disc w/ twin-piston caliper
  • Rear brake: 220mm disc
  • ABS: Optional


  • Wheelbase: 56.9 inches
  • Rake: 27.6°
  • Trail: 4.4 inches
  • Seat height: 34.4 inches
  • Ground Clearance: 10.6 inches
  • Fuel capacity: 2.1 gallons
  • Curb weight: 318 pounds

2017 Honda CRF250L Color:

  • Red

2017 Honda CRF250L Price (MSRP):

  • $5149 (standard)
  • $5449 (ABS)

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Don Williams
Don Williams
With 45 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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