2005 Honda CRF230F Features

6/1/2004 4:21:18 PM

Recreational riders will enjoy the CRF230F's dependable power and long-travel suspension, plus the ease and convenience of electric starting.

Features & Benefits

New for 2005

New CRF™-R-inspired graphics.

Engine/Drivetrain

Dependable 223cc single-cylinder air-cooled four-stroke engine offers plenty of user-friendly power and torque spread over a wide rpm-range.
26mm carburetor for crisp throttle response.
Electric start for ease of starting.
Lightweight aluminum crankcase.
Maintenance-free CD ignition.
Heavy-duty clutch offers smooth, progressive engagement.
Smooth-shifting, versatile six-speed transmission.
Heavy-duty O-ring-sealed chain for durability and reduced maintenance.

Chassis/Suspension

Box-section aluminum swingarm first in its class.
Lightweight semi-double-cradle high-tensile steel frame.
37mm leading-axle Showa front fork offers 9.5 inches of suspension travel.
Fork boots keep dirt and moisture away from fork seals.
Heavy-duty Showa rear shock offers 9.0 inches of travel.
Pro-Link® rear suspension rides on needle bearings for smooth action and durability.
Snail-type chain adjusters for easy maintenance.
Powerful 240mm front disc brake.
Lightweight rear drum brake.
Strong, lightweight rims with straight-pull spokes.

Additional Features

Engine design produces low emissions and meets California Air Resources Board (CARB) off-road standards.
Motocross-style seat is low, comfortable and allows maximum rider movement.
Large, 2.2-gallon plastic fuel tank and thrifty four-stroke engine for long range.
Easily detachable number plate.
High-impact plastic skid plate protects lower engine cases.
Folding shift lever and brake pedal tips.
Reusable foam air filter for reduced maintenance costs.
Front and rear steel sprockets for durability.
High-quality handlebar with comfortable grips.
Extra-wide cleated, folding, self-cleaning footpegs and brake pedal for secure footing.
Quiet, USDA-qualified spark arrester/muffler.
Maintenance-free sealed battery.
Keyed ignition switch.
CRF-R-inspired bodywork.
Transferable six-month limited warranty.
Ownership includes one-year complimentary membership in the Honda Rider's Club of America™ (HRCA®). Benefits include: discounts, travel benefits, roadside assistance for off-road bike transport vehicle while motorcycle is being transported, one year complimentary subscription to Honda Red Rider™ 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.