2020 Honda CRF250R Dyno Test

How much power does Honda’s 250 four-stroke motocross bike make in 2020?

Video By: Bert Beltran

The 2020 Honda CRF250R has a starting suggested retail price of $7,999 and is available in red. Powering this Japanese motorcycle is a liquid-cooled, DOHC, four-valve, 249cc four-stroke engine.

We ran the CRF250R on our rear-wheel dyno to determine peak output from Honda’s 250 four-stroke motocross bike. We documented 39.4 hp at 12,300 rpm and 18.8 pound-feet of torque at 9,700 rpm.

2020 Honda CRF250R Dyno Chart
2020 Honda CRF250R Dyno ChartRobert Martin

“The 2020 Honda CRF250R feels soft and somewhat gutless in the low to mid. The throttle response is decent, but the engine lacks the punch to follow through.” —Eric Storz

2020 Honda CRF250R Engine Specifications

Type Liquid-cooled, DOHC, four-stroke single-cylinder; 4 valves/cyl.
Bore x Stroke 79.0 x 50.9mm
Displacement 249cc
Compression Ratio 13.9:1
Fuel Delivery Electronic fuel injection