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2019 Yamaha V Star 250
2019 Yamaha V Star 250

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Yamaha
Yamaha
Model Year
2019
2019
Model
V Star 250
V Star 250
Model Code
XV250K1C
XV250K1C
Color
Metallic Silver
Metallic Silver

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front - 282 mm Hydraulic disc

Rear - 130 mm Drum

Front - 282 mm Hydraulic disc

Rear - 130 mm Drum

Tires

Front - 3.00-18

Rear - 130/90-15

Front - 3.00-18

Rear - 130/90-15

Dimensions

Length
86.2 in.
86.2 in.
Height
41.7 in.
41.7 in.
Width
28 in.
28 in.
Weight
Wet - 326 lb.
Wet - 326 lb.
Ground Clearance
Maximum - 5.7 in.
Maximum - 5.7 in.
Wheelbase
58.7 in.
58.7 in.
Seat Height
27 in.
27 in.

Drivetrain

Transmission
5-speed
5-speed
Final Drive
Chain
Chain

Engine

Engine
SOHC 60° V-twin, 4 valves
SOHC 60° V-twin, 4 valves
Displacement
249 cc (15 cu. in.)
249 cc (15 cu. in.)
Bore x Stroke
49 x 66 mm
49 x 66 mm
Compression Ratio
10:1
10:1
Carburetion
Mikuni® 26 mm
Mikuni® 26 mm
Fuel Capacity
2.4 gal.
2.4 gal.
MPG Rating
78 mpg
78 mpg
Ignition
TCI (Transistor Controlled Ignition)
TCI (Transistor Controlled Ignition)
Clutch
Multi-plate wet
Multi-plate wet
Cooling
Air
Air

Operational

Suspension

Front - 33 mm fork; 5.5 in. travel

Rear - Dual shocks, adjustable preload; 3.9 in. travel

Front - 33 mm fork; 5.5 in. travel

Rear - Dual shocks, adjustable preload; 3.9 in. travel

Rake
Caster Angle - 32°
Caster Angle - 32°
Trail
4.7 in.
4.7 in.

Other

Warranty
1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)

Features

Chassis / Suspension

  • AGILE CHASSIS: 58.7 inch wheelbase creates a long, low package with great handling and maneuverability.
  • STRONG BRAKES: 282 mm single front disc brake and a rear drum brake provide plenty of stopping power.
  • LOW SEAT HEIGHT: Plush and low-stepped saddle keeps the rider sitting low and lets almost everybody flatfoot the pavement.
  • PLUSH SUSPENSION: Telescopic front fork with 5.5 inches of travel provides a nice, smooth ride. Twin rear shocks feature 3.9 inches of travel and adjustable spring preload for versatility under various loads.

Engine

  • UNIQUELY POTENT V-TWIN: Air-cooled, 249 cc, 60-degree V-twin engine with a long 66 mm stroke produces plenty of bottom-end torque and smooth roll-on power. And it’s the only V-twin engine in its class, too.
  • SMOOTH RUNNING: Single 26 mm Mikuni® downdraft carburetor ensures optimal fuel/air mixing and delivery with superb throttle response.
  • FLEXIBLE GEARING: Widely geared five-speed transmission makes the most of V Star 250’s powerband.
  • ELECTRIC START: Easy, dependable electric starting.
  • CLASSIC EXHAUST LAYOUT: Beautiful dual chrome exhaust pipes let the engine breathe and put out that classic V-twin rumble.
  • LOW MAINTENANCE MOTOR: Automatic cam chain tensioner virtually eliminates maintenance and helps extend engine life.

Other Features

  • OPEN RIDING POSITION: A custom style handlebar gives the V Star 250 a modern look and comfortable riding position.
  • BIG BIKE STYLE: Extensive chrome details accent engine and side covers for incomparable “big bike” fit and finish.
  • GENEROUS FUEL RANGE: Stylishly sculpted teardrop fuel tank features 2.5-gallon capacity for excellent cruising range.
  • FORWARD MOUNT CONTROLS: Forward-set foot pegs enhance rider comfort by creating added legroom.
  • STYLISH FENDERS: Wide rear fender and front and rear wire-spoked wheels add the perfect classic, retro touch to this stylish package.

Top Features

  • COMPACT CUSTOM: Light weight and a seat just 27 inches from the pavement make the V Star 250® a great trainer as well as a great choice for riders who appreciate the fun that comes in small packages.
  • BIG BIKE STYLE: Dual exhausts, plenty of quality chrome and typical Star attention to detail—this is one sharp little cruiser.
  • STRONG BRAKES: Front disc brake provides highly controllable stopping power.
  • UNIQUE V-TWIN PERFORMANCE: The V Star 250 is the only V-twin in its class.
  • ULTRA-EFFICIENT ENGINE: Estimated 78 mpg* means almost 200 miles between fill-ups.

Chassis / Suspension

  • AGILE CHASSIS: 58.7 inch wheelbase creates a long, low package with great handling and maneuverability.
  • STRONG BRAKES: 282 mm single front disc brake and a rear drum brake provide plenty of stopping power.
  • LOW SEAT HEIGHT: Plush and low-stepped saddle keeps the rider sitting low and lets almost everybody flatfoot the pavement.
  • PLUSH SUSPENSION: Telescopic front fork with 5.5 inches of travel provides a nice, smooth ride. Twin rear shocks feature 3.9 inches of travel and adjustable spring preload for versatility under various loads.

Engine

  • UNIQUELY POTENT V-TWIN: Air-cooled, 249 cc, 60-degree V-twin engine with a long 66 mm stroke produces plenty of bottom-end torque and smooth roll-on power. And it’s the only V-twin engine in its class, too.
  • SMOOTH RUNNING: Single 26 mm Mikuni® downdraft carburetor ensures optimal fuel/air mixing and delivery with superb throttle response.
  • FLEXIBLE GEARING: Widely geared five-speed transmission makes the most of V Star 250’s powerband.
  • ELECTRIC START: Easy, dependable electric starting.
  • CLASSIC EXHAUST LAYOUT: Beautiful dual chrome exhaust pipes let the engine breathe and put out that classic V-twin rumble.
  • LOW MAINTENANCE MOTOR: Automatic cam chain tensioner virtually eliminates maintenance and helps extend engine life.

Other Features

  • OPEN RIDING POSITION: A custom style handlebar gives the V Star 250 a modern look and comfortable riding position.
  • BIG BIKE STYLE: Extensive chrome details accent engine and side covers for incomparable “big bike” fit and finish.
  • GENEROUS FUEL RANGE: Stylishly sculpted teardrop fuel tank features 2.5-gallon capacity for excellent cruising range.
  • FORWARD MOUNT CONTROLS: Forward-set foot pegs enhance rider comfort by creating added legroom.
  • STYLISH FENDERS: Wide rear fender and front and rear wire-spoked wheels add the perfect classic, retro touch to this stylish package.

Top Features

  • COMPACT CUSTOM: Light weight and a seat just 27 inches from the pavement make the V Star 250® a great trainer as well as a great choice for riders who appreciate the fun that comes in small packages.
  • BIG BIKE STYLE: Dual exhausts, plenty of quality chrome and typical Star attention to detail—this is one sharp little cruiser.
  • STRONG BRAKES: Front disc brake provides highly controllable stopping power.
  • UNIQUE V-TWIN PERFORMANCE: The V Star 250 is the only V-twin in its class.
  • ULTRA-EFFICIENT ENGINE: Estimated 78 mpg* means almost 200 miles between fill-ups.