2010 Yamaha XT Review


The 2010 Yamaha XT series was first launched in in the 1980s as a dual sport bike and was designed to properly handle rough terrain as well as the streets. Equipped with a four-stroke engine that revs out anticipated power, this bike is versatile enough to handle both paved and unpaved surfaces.

The Yamaha XT series is the motorcycle enthusiast""s idea of a trail bike, which speaks to its off-road capabilities. From the beginning, the Yamaha XT has stands as an adequate bike on which the average sized rider can start his journey. The bodywork of the 2010 Yamaha XT is compact and sleek, implementing a round headlight in the front and an exhaust that follows up the rear end line. A 21-inch front wheel and 18-inch rear wheel will overcome most obstacles that come in XT’s way. Whether exploring the backcountry or cruising around town, the 2010 Yamaha XT is light and relaxing to ride and offers fun and adventure. This bike is available in a black and white combination.

New For 2010

  • The 2010 Yamaha XT carries on to 2010 with no significant changes to the model.

2010 Yamaha XT Specs

  • Model:XT 250
  • Engine Type: 249cc air-cooled SOHC 4-stroke single-cylinder
  • Bore and Stroke: 74.0mmx58.0mm
  • Compression ratio: 9.5:1
  • Valve Train: DOHC four-valve single
  • Induction: Carburetor
  • Ignition: Capacitor Discharge Ignition (CDI) Electric
  • Transmission: Five-speed; multiple-disc wet clutch;
  • Final Drive: Chain drive
  • Fuel Capacity: 2.6 gallons; 2.4 gallons
  • Estimated Fuel Economy: 73 mpg
  • Brakes (Front): 245mm disc
  • Brakes (Rear): 203mm disc
  • Suspension (Front): 35mm telescopic fork; 8.9-in travel
  • Suspension (Rear): Swing arm w/rebound-adjustable single shock; 7.1-in travel
  • Wheelbase: 53.5 inches
  • Rake: N/A
  • Trail: N/A
  • Seat Height: 31.9 inches
  • Curb Weight: 291 pounds
  • Tires (Front): 2.75-21
  • Tires (Rear): 120/80-18


  • Universal Handlebar Mount
  • Optional VPS Skid Plate Set
  • VPS Handguards
  • Timing Plug
  • Slim Line Sports Horn
  • Replacement Bar End Mounting Kit

Key Competitors For The 2010 Yamaha XT

  • 2010 Honda CRF230L
  • 2010 Kawasaki KLX250S
  • 2010 Suzuki DR200SE