Comfort is main advantage of the 2017 Honda CRF250L over its competition. Impression of the adventure, nature, off-road riding is complete with this model, so its popularity is not a surprise. New model gets enough improvements to offer something different. These are urban skills, so motorcycle can work as everyday commuting vehicle. In few words, CRF250L can do all. Multi-functional bike has wide set of updates for 2017 season. Larger body, few design tweaks, and graphic will make this motorbike more interesting.
2017 Honda CRF250L changes
The 2017 Honda CRF250L comes with some modifications comparing to its predecessors. First of all, fans can see that bike is larger than before. This makes performance better at low and mid-range power outputs. Airbox and exhaust header are revised. New paintjob comes from CRF450R. That means we will have more options here. Other highlights on the CRF250L are bigger fuel tank, muffler, skid plates and windscreen. Small changes are coming on handguards and suspension.
2017 Honda CRF250L comfort
Comfort is the key of the 2017 Honda CRF250L success. Suspension travel is higher, which brings better stability and handling. Furthermore, company prepared upright seating position, which is the most important. Not only that seat is comfortable, but also visibility is improved. You can feel it especially on longer trips. Furthermore, improvements on safety come with ABS, but this is available on higher trims.
2017 Honda CRF250L engine
Powertrain of the 2017 Honda CRF250L is a 249 cc four-stroke unit with liquid-cooling system and single cylinder. Engine has Programmed Fuel Injection system and digital computer controlling ignition with electronic advance. Four-valve DOHC valve train makes it work better and longer. Power goes through 6-speed transmission. However, we still don’t know exact mileage numbers of the bike for 2017 season, but these should be close to its predecessor, which could be up to 75 mpg. Nevertheless, this heavily depends on maintenance, weather and road condition and fuel. So, with fuel tank which can take 2.1 gallons, CRF250L has range 150 miles.
2017 Honda CRF250L price
Last model of the bike had a price of $5,000. Now, it is higher for $150. However, 2017 Honda CRF250L comes in few trim levels. With ABS, cost of the motorcycle is $5,450 and Rally model is $5,900. Riders can purchase both options in one, but Rally ABS motorbike is $1,000 more expensive than base unit.