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2020 YZ250X is here

Yamaha Motor Australia is excited to announce the release of the 2020 YZ250X. Recommended ready to ride price is $12,299 incl GST.

Engineered with all the reliability and durability you’ve come to expect from Yamaha, the 2020 YZ250X delivers classic two-stroke performance for the enduro racer. 

The chassis features a lightweight aluminium double-cradle frame and swingarm, fully-adjustable KYB closed chamber USD forks and a fully-adjustable high-performance KYB rear shock absorber. The whole package has been specifically tuned for cross-country racing to deliver unmatched performance, along with light, nimble, and precise handling.

This two-stroke enduro racer is powered by the same 249cc, reed-valve inducted engine as Yamaha’s legendary YZ250X motocross machine. Features include a compact exhaust system for clearance on tight technical trails, and a race-ready wide-ratio five-speed transmission. Compression ratio, exhaust port, power valve timing, and model-specific CDI unit are all designed for improved trail performance, with a focus on delivering a wide, controllable power character. 

Australian-delivered YZ250X models are fitted with an off-road kit that makes the bike eligible for rec rego in some states. The kit includes front and rear lights, handguards, horn, mirror, braided steel front brake line and number plate hanger.

Braking duties are handled by a large 270mm/245mm front/rear hydraulic disc brake combination with high-performance pad material for exceptional stopping power and controllability in tight wooded trails. Enduro-specific Dunlop Geomax AT81 tyres with an 18-inch rear have a taller sidewall for improved comfort and reduced pinch flats are fitted as standard equipment. 

The 2020 YZ250X is available now at Yamaha dealers.

*Pricing quoted is correct at time of publication on 16 August 2019.

  • Specifications

    2020 YZ250X Specifications
    Engine type Liquid-cooled, two-stroke, reed valve induction
    Displacement 249cc
    Bore x stroke

    66.4 x 72.0

    Compression ratio 7.9 - 9.4 : 1 
    Fuel delivery  PWK38S Keihin
    Starter system Kick
    Transmission system Constant mesh five-speed 
     Final Transmission Chain
    Frame Aluminium control filled semi double cradle
    Front suspension
    Telescopic forks, 300 mm travel 
    Rear suspension  Swingarm (link suspension), 315mm travel
    Front brake Hydraulic single disc,
    270 mm
    Rear brake

    Hydraulic single disc,
    245 mm

    Front tyre 90/90-21 54M Tube type
    Rear tyre 110/100-18 64M Tube type
    Overall length 2180 mm
    Overall width 825 mm
    Overall height 1285 mm
    Seat height 970 mm
    Wheel base 1480 mm
     Ground Clearance  355 mm
    Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank) 104 kg
    Fuel tank capacity 8.0L
     Colour Team Yamaha Blue and White