2005 Honda TRX250EX Features

6/1/2004 7:33:02 PM

Featuring a broad powerband, dependable performance and light weight, the Honda Sportrax 250EX serves as a sporty, fun-to-ride ATV for recreational riders.

Features & Benefits

New for 2005

Team Honda-inspired graphics.

Engine/Drivetrain

Lightweight OHV air-cooled 229cc engine is longitudinally mounted to allow direct drive-shaft alignment to rear wheels for more efficient power transfer.
Two-valve cylinder head design features performance-optimized valve timing, a 31.5mm diameter intake valve and a 27mm diameter exhaust valve to produce a broad, usable powerband.
22mm carburetor with light throttle effort offers immediate engine response.
A unique buffer plate in the carburetor float chamber helps maintain consistent fuel flow when riding across varied terrain.
Solid-state CD ignition with electronic advance and 8750-rpm engine rev limiter.
Closed crankcase vent system safeguards against engine oil contamination.
Rubber-mounted engine reduces vibration.
Automatic cam-chain tensioner requires no maintenance.
High-efficiency oil cooler supplements the 2-quart capacity wet sump, providing lower operating temperature over a wide range of riding conditions for maximum performance and increased engine life.
123-watt capacity alternator ensures abundant electrical power.
Convenient electric starter.
Five-speed transmission features sport riding ratios, reverse and an automatic clutch for easy-to-shift operation.
Maintenance-free shaft drive routes power directly from the longitudinally mounted engine without inefficient directional changes.

Chassis/Suspension

Lightweight double-cradle steel chassis is designed to withstand the demands of recreational riding.
Independent double-wishbone front suspension provides an exceptional 5.9 inches of travel.
Steel swingarm and single rear shock absorber provide 5.7 inches.
Dual hydraulic 174mm front disc brakes and fully sealed rear mechanical drum brake provide superb and consistent braking power.
22 x 7-10 front and 22 x 10-9 rear tires feature an aggressive, TRX400EX-derived knobby tread pattern for excellent traction.
Lightweight aluminum wheels reduce unsprung weight for superb handling.

Additional Features

Engine design produces low emissions and meets California Air Resources Board (CARB) off-road emissions standards.
Aggressive Sportrax™ body.
Ergonomic seat is designed for recreational riding, providing superb comfort and excellent rider maneuverability.
Ergonomic layout and rider controls provide a comfortable operating position for a wide range of riding styles and rider sizes.
Large, lightweight plastic fuel tank with 2.7-gallon capacity.
The TRX250EX weighs a feathery 349 pounds.
Snorkel-type air intake system is specially designed to provide cool, clean air in all riding.
Single-headlight system features a twin-filament high/low 35W/35W bulb.
Maintenance-free battery.
Reusable, washable foam air filter.
Neutral and reverse indicator lights.
Durable, comfortable, easy-to-use hand and foot controls.
Keyed ignition switch for added security.
Easy-to-use parking brake.
Standard tool kit includes a tire pressure gauge.
Assembled in Timmonsville, South Carolina.
Transferable six-month limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
Ownership includes one-year complimentary membership in the Honda Rider's Club of America™ (HRCA®). Benefits include: discounts, travel benefits, roadside assistance for ATV transport vehicle while ATV is being transported, one year complimentary subscription to Honda Red Rider ATV™ magazine, access to HRCA Clubhouse Web site (www.hrca.honda.com), access online to Honda Common Service Manual. For HRCA details, call 1-800-847-HRCA.

Available accessories

Flag kit.