The smallest star in the universe has introduced thousands of newcomers to the world of cruising. Its bulletproof 250cc V-twin engine can withstand the kind of abuse that only newcomers can hand out and sips fuel at a reassuringly low rate.

With all the style of its bigger brothers, XV250 is fitted with a flat type handlebar mounted on bar risers to improve the comfort and aid handling characteristics of the smallest Star cruiser.

EngineAir-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve, V-twin
Bore49.0 x 66.0
Compression10.0 : 1
LubricationWet sump
Fuel Management26mm Mikuni
Starter SystemElectric
Fuel Tank Capacity9.5
Oil Capacity1.8
Final TransmissionChain
TransmissionConstant mesh 5-speed
Length2190 mm
Width710 mm
Height1060 mm
Weight147 kg
Dry Weight139 kg
Seat Height685 mm
Wheelbase1490 mm
Clearance145 mm
Frame TypeSteel double cradle
Suspension FrontTelescopic forks, 140mm travel
Suspension RearTwin shocks, adjustable spring preload, 100mm travel
Brakes FrontHydraulic single disc, 282mm
Brakes RearDrum
Tyres Front3.00-18 47P Tube type
Tyres Rear130/90-15 M/C 66P Tube type
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