Key FeaturesLightest production sport ATV ever provides amazingly nimble handling and a great power-to-weight ratio.
Aggressive Raptor style and stance gives maximum performance and excellent, all-day sport-riding ergonomics.
Class-exclusive five-speed manual transmission has a gear for almost any terrain.
Torquey, durable air-cooled engine puts out plenty of power and starts with the push of a button.
Low-profile 19-inch rear tires boast outstanding traction and handling.
Longest suspension travel and lowest seat in its class for true sport handling.
Engine FeaturesLight and powerful 249cc air-cooled SOHC four-stroke single produces a broad, deep powerband.
Five-speed gearbox with manual clutch provides the flexibility to tackle pretty much any track or trail.
Mikuni® 29mm carburetor provides light throttle pull and excellent throttle response across the entire rpm range.
Electric starting is standard equipment and works in any gear.
DC-CDI ignition system delivers consistent spark at all rpm levelsfor quick throttle response and a smooth, broad powerband.
Ceramic-composite cylinder liner allows for greatly reduced wear and excellent heat dissipation.
Oil cooler keeps engine temps down and lubrication up in hot conditions.
Airbox features no-tools air filter access.
Three-chamber muffler is light, quiet and boosts low and midrange performance.
Chassis/Suspension FeaturesLight, strong, short-wheelbase chassis creates a quick, super-responsive high-performance package.
Low, 28.7-inch seat height enhances rider comfort and allows optimal rider movement.
Independent double-wishbone front suspension with five-way preload-adjustable shocks gives 7.5 inches of wheel travel.
Lightweight aluminum wheels reduce unsprung weight for excellent suspension performance, acceleration, deceleration and handling.
Triple hydraulic disc brakes deliver excellent stopping power even in wet conditions.
Extra-wide, YFZ450-style footpegs provide excellent grip and rider comfort.
Easy-to-use, flip-type handlebar-mounted parking brake can be set with one hand.
Rigid and light swingarm rear end is controlled by a shock with adjustable preload and 7.9 inches of wheel travel, for consistent wheel control and rider comfort.
Dunlop® tires deliver outstanding traction for razor-sharp handling in a variety of terrain.
Easy-adjust eccentric chain adjustment feature means hassle-free chain maintenance.
Flat, composite skidplates provide maximum underbelly protection.
Rugged steel grab bars front and rear help fend off debris and damage.
Additional FeaturesDual 30-watt multi-reflector Krypton headlights straight off the potent YFZ450 add the perfect menacing appearance. Taillight has an incorporated brake light for added convenience.
Waterproof electrical connectors provide outstanding durability and reliability.
Easy-access grease fittings on all chassis lubrication points simplify maintenance and help extend the life of the Raptor 250.
Bodywork comes off without the need to disassemble electrical parts, airbox or wiring harnessfor easy maintenance.
A 2.4-gallon fuel tank means less filling up and longer, more enjoyable rides.
Engine SpecificationsType: 249cc air-/oil-cooled 4-stroke; SOHC, 2 valves
Bore x Stroke: 74.0 x 58.0mm
Compression Ratio: 9.5:1
Carburetion: Mikuni® 29mm BSR
Starting System: Electric
Transmission: 5-speed; wet multiplate clutch
Drive Train: 2WD; sealed O-ring chain, eccentric adjustment
Chassis SpecificationsSuspension/Front: Independent double wishbone; 5-way preload-adjustable shocks, 7.5-in travel
Suspension/Rear: Swingarm, preload-adjustable, 7.9-in travel
Brakes/Front: Dual hydraulic disc
Brakes/Rear: Hydraulic disc
Tires/Front: AT20 x 7-10
Tires/Rear: AT19 x 10-9
DimensionsL x W x H: 64.0 x 42.1 x 40.9 in
Seat Height: 28.7 in
Wheelbase: 43.7 in
Ground Clearance: 3.9 in
Fuel Capacity: 2.4 gal
Dry Weight: 313 lb
OtherLighting: Dual 30W Krypton multi-reflector headlights & 21/5W brakelight
Warranty: 6 Month (Limited Factory Warranty)
Colors: Team Yamaha Blue/White, White/Red