The new 2012 Honda CBR250R offers the right balance of beginner-friendly features, light weight, superb handling, and excellent power. It makes it’s the coolest ride on the road and the unmatched build quality and attention to detail, combine all that with Honda’s famous reliability. As the smallest of CBR’s sport lines, this motorcycle quiet good in fuel economy, comparing with its bigger brother CBR600RR and CBR1000RR in 2012 Honda’s products line. It’s equipped with a fuel-injected single-cylinder engine, with double-overhead cams and a counterbalancer that delivers consistent power, mid-range torque and loads of confidence. It seems to be ready to challenge others 250cc street-sport motorcycle like Kawasaki with its 2012 Ninja 250. A low 30.5-inch seat height and light 359-pound curb weight, it is as easy to handle, with Honda’s Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) is a great option to unanticipated challenges you may encounter while riding. It’s a perfect choice whether using this motorcycle as a commuter or just riding it for fun. Find more about detail specification and new features equipped on 2012 Honda CBR250R.
2012 Honda CBR250R Specification
Engine Type – 249.4cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore x Stroke – 76mm x 55mm
Induction – PGM-Fi, 38mm throttle body
Ignition – Computer-controlled digital transistorized with electronic advance
Compression Ratio – 10.7:1
Valve Train – DOHC, four valves per cylinder
Transmission – Six-speed
Emissions – Meets current EPA standards. Models sold in California meet current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.
Chassis and Dimension
Model Id – CBR250R
Available Colors – Metallic Black, Red/Silver, White/Pearl Blue/Red
Front Suspension – 37mm fork, 4.65 inches travel
Rear Suspension – Pro-Link single shock with five positions of spring preload adjust-ability, 4.07 inches travel
Front Brake – Single 296mm disc
Rear Brake – Single 220mm disc
Front Tire – 110/70-17 radial
Rear Tire – 140/70-17 radial
Rake – 25.0 degrees
Trail – 98.6mm (3.9 inches)
Wheelbase – 53.9 inches
Seat Height – 30.5 inches
Curb Weight – 357 pounds, includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel-ready to ride
Fuel Capacity – 3.4 gallons
Miles Per Gallon – 77 MPG
2012 Honda CBR250R Features
Engine and Transmission – A single cylinder that is light, simple, returns excellent fuel economy, and features a broad power-band with plenty of low-revving torque. It gets the narrow overall width and power advantages of a single along with the smoothness of a multi-cylinder bike. Because it features a counterbalancer, the engine is a smooth runner. Fuel injection means the engine can starts right up in every conditions. Compared to a carburetor-use bike, it also helps reduce emissions and enhance performance and fuel economy with its six-speed transmission to deliver the power.
Chassis and Suspension – The 2012 Honda CBR250R has unique bodywork, which is designed for style and functionality, it routes airflow for both engine cooling and rider comfort, while creating a unique sportbike style. It uses a single-shock pre-load adjustable rear suspension that not only gives a smooth ride, but helps enhance handling as well, just as on some of other larger sport models. A low 30.5″ seat height helps make sure that it fits a wide range of riders and make it easier to put your feet down at stoplights and in parking lots. Combined ABS can be a big help in making controlled stops in less than ideal conditions and the new features on front and rear hydraulic discs for excellent stopping power and brake feel. The digital gauges with analog tachometer provides vital riding information in a styled, hi-tech instrumentation package on 2012 Honda CBR250R.