2013 Honda CRF Review


Honda is well-known for making superior and well-performing bikes and the 2013 Honda CRF250L is no exception. The 2013 Honda CRF250L is a sleek dual sports machine that is perfect for both off-roading as well on-road driving. This fast and powerful bike allows the rider to experience the best of both worlds due to the innovations and top-of-the-line technology provided by Honda. The sleek and stylish look of the bike is also sure to turn heads. Honda went all out with this dual sports bike to make the bike an eye-appealing bike as well as one that handles with precision. From the angular headlight to the custom colors, Honda has you covered with the all-new 2013 Honda CRF250L.

The new 2013 Honda CRF250L has an upright seating position which allows one for a long and comfortable ride in both the urban setting or exploring offroad. The comfortable seating position allows the rider to move forward or back all depending on the terrain and the riding conditions. The suspension in the new Honda CRF is built to handle long travel as well as help you maneuver over those potholes and bumpy roads. The frame is suspended by an upside fork that is 43mm and has a Pro-link rear end strokes. A rider can expect 9.8 inches of travel in the front and 9.4 inches of travel in the back.

In the 2013 Honda CRF250L one can expect to experience the power of the fuel-injected, single-cylinder engine that also features an electrical starter and double overhead cams. These additions deliver a bike that is powerful, rider-friendly, and handles with precision around every corner. Honda has added all the bells and whistles into this compact dual sport bike, which makes it hard to pass this one by.

The 2013 Honda CRF250L is a lightweight bike that delivers the right balance of power, performance, handling, and style. Offroad, on-road, whatever you choose the Honda CRF250L may just be the perfect fit for you.

New For 2013

  • All transmission gears widen to help with off-road use
  • Judder springs add to the clutch to absorb the shock that is often placed on the drivetrain when riding offroad
  • Exhaust pipes and diameter fine-tuned to help balance the power
  • ECU settings adjusted to help with the performance and power of this dual-sports machine
  • Throttle body is now a 36mm unit instead of the 38mm in previous years. The new throttle body also breathes through a larger airbox.
  • Electric starter is a key feature of the new of 2013 Honda CRF250L

2013 Honda CRF Specs

  • Model: CRF 250L
  • Engine Type: Single-cylinder, four-stroke
  • Bore and Stroke: 76mm x 55mm
  • Compression ratio: 10.7:1
  • Valve Train: DOHC, four valves
  • Induction: 36mm Throttle Body
  • Ignition: Digital Transistorized with electronic advance
  • Transmission: Six-speed
  • Final Drive: 14t/40t
  • Fuel Capacity: 2.0 gallons
  • Estimated Fuel Economy: N/A
  • Brakes (Front): Single 256mm disc with twin-piston caliper
  • Brakes (Rear): Single 220mm disc
  • Suspension (Front): 43mm inverted fork
  • Suspension (Rear): Pro-link single shock
  • Wheelbase: 56.9 inches
  • Rake: 27.5 degrees
  • Trail: 4.4 inches
  • Seat Height: 34.7 inches
  • Curb Weight: 320 pounds
  • Tires (Front): 3.00-21
  • Tires (Rear): 120/80-18


  • Custom-fitted, waterproof cycle cover with a moisture venting system
  • Custom hand guards
  • Rear carrier that allows for an extra six pounds of storage
  • Custom-fitted, waterproof rear carrier bag (portable)
  • Oversized handlebar holder

Key Competitors For The 2013 Honda CRF

  • Kawasaki KLX250S
  • Yamaha WR250R
  • Reiju Tango