2008 Honda TRX250EX Features & Benefits

Beginners and long-time riders alike praise the sporty and fun-to-ride TRX250EX, equipped with Honda's innovative, easy-to-use SportClutch and aggressive race-inspired styling.

New for 2008

  • New White color joins Red.

Engine/Drivetrain

  • 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.
  • Solid-state CD ignition with electronic advance and 8750-rpm engine rev limiter.
  • 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 capacity alternator ensures abundant electrical power.
  • Convenient electric starter.
  • Five-speed transmission features sport-riding ratios, Reverse and the no-stall SportClutch.

Chassis/Suspension

  • 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.
  • 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 tires feature an aggressive, TRX400EX-derived knobby tread pattern for excellent traction.
  • Lightweight aluminum wheels reduce unsprung weight for superb handling.

Additional Features

  • Engine design produces low emissions and meets California Air Resources Board (CARB) off-road emissions standards.
  • TRX450R-inspired bodywork.
  • 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 tail- and brakelight.
  • 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 for added security.
  • Easy-to-use parking brake.
  • Standard tool kit includes a tire-pressure gauge.
  • Assembled in Timmonsville, South Carolina.
  • Transferable one-year limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.

Available Accessories

  • Flag Kit.
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