2013 Honda TRX250X Features and Benefits
2/27/2013 8:21:00 PM
Aggressive, race-inspired styling gives the fun-to-ride midsized TRX250X a distinctly sporty look. Yet thanks to its torquey powerplant and Honda's innovative and easy-to-use SportClutch along with other great features, this versatile machine remains a favorite among beginners as well as longtime riders. For added sport performance along with an aggressive stance, the TRX250X comes factory-equipped with Maxxis Razr Vantage tires.
New for 2013
- New TRX450R-inspired bodywork and graphics.
- Lightweight OHV air-cooled 229cc engine is longitudinally mounted to allow direct driveshaft 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.
- Hand-operated Honda SportClutch enables the rider to experience manual clutch actuation with the advantage of no stalling when coming to a stop.
- A unique buffer plate in the carburetor float chamber helps maintain consistent fuel flow when riding across varied terrain.
- CD ignition with electronic advance.
- 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 AC alternator ensures abundant electrical power and lighting output.
- Convenient electric starter.
- Five-speed transmission features sport-riding ratios, Reverse and the no-stall SportClutch.
- 27mm front shocks combined with a 32mm rear shock provide bump absorption and rider comfort.
- 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 of travel.
- 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 Maxxis Razr Vantage tires feature an aggressive, TRX400X-derived knobby tread pattern for excellent traction.
- Lightweight aluminum wheels reduce unsprung weight for superb handling.
- Assembled in Timmonsville, South Carolina (using domestically and globally sourced parts).
- 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.
- Snorkel-type air-intake system is specially designed to provide cool, clean air in all riding conditions.
- Single-headlight system features a twin-filament high/low 39-watt/39-watt bulb.
- LED taillight and brake light.
- 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 prevents unauthorized use.
- Easy-to-use parking brake.
- Standard tool kit includes a tire-pressure gauge.
- Transferable one-year limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.