2019 Honda CRF450L Dyno Test

How much power does this dual-sport make?

The 2019 Honda CRF450L has a starting suggested retail price of $10,399 and is available in red. Powering this Japanese motorcycle is a liquid-cooled, SOHC, four-valve, 449cc four-stroke engine.

We ran the CRF450L on our rear-wheel dyno in third gear to determine peak output from Honda’s new dual-sport. We documented 38.21 hp at 7,360 rpm and 28 pound-feet of torque at 6,510 rpm.

2019 Honda CRF450L Dyno Chart
2019 Honda CRF450L Dyno ChartRobert Martin

“The 2019 Honda CRF450L has a nice torquey power delivery that surges hard right off idle, builds quickly, but then flattens out on top.”

- —Justin Dawes

ENGINE SPEC  
Engine Type Liquid-cooled, SOHC, four-stroke single-cylinder; 4 valves/cylinder
Bore x Stroke 96.0mm x 62.1mm
Displacement 449cc
Compression Ratio 12.0:1
Fuel Delivery Electronic fuel injection