2020 Honda CRF450R Dyno Test

How much power does Honda’s 450 motocross bike make in 2020?

Video By: Bert Beltran

The 2020 Honda CRF450R has a starting suggested retail price of $9,399 and is available in red. Powering this Japanese motorcycle is a liquid-cooled, SOHC, four-valve, 449cc four-stroke engine.

We ran the CRF450R on our rear-wheel dyno to determine peak output from Honda’s flagship motocross bike. We documented 53.3 hp at 9,800 rpm and 32.2 pound-feet of torque at 6,900 rpm.

2020 Honda CRF450R Dyno Chart
2020 Honda CRF450R Dyno ChartRobert Martin

"The Honda engine is super responsive. It has tons of power! When coming out of corners and twisting the throttle, the bike does not stop pulling from bottom to top." —Tanner Basso

2020 Honda CRF450R Engine Specifications

  • Engine Type: Liquid-cooled, SOHC, four-stroke single-cylinder; 4 valves/cyl.
  • Bore x Stroke: 96.0 x 62.1mm
  • Displacement: 449cc
  • Compression Ratio: 13.5:1
  • Fuel Delivery: Electronic fuel injection