2008 Honda CRF230L Features & Benefits

2008 Honda CRF230L Features & Benefits

Introducing the CRF230L, a compact and lightweight adventure-loving dual-sport machine that willingly serves as an economical commuter, motorhome runabout or weekend outback-exploration vehicle-this is one bike that can do it all.

Features & Benefits


  • - Dependable 223cc single-cylinder air-cooled four-stroke engine offers plenty of user-friendly power and lots of torque spread over a wide rpm-range.
  • - 30mm CV carburetor for crisp throttle response.
  • - Electric start for easy starting.
  • - Lightweight aluminum crankcase.
  • - Maintenance-free CD ignition.
  • - Heavy-duty clutch offers smooth, progressive engagement.
  • - Smooth-shifting, versatile six-speed transmission.
  • - Heavy-duty O-ring-sealed chain for durability and reduced maintenance.


  • -Box-section aluminum swingarm.
  • -Lightweight semi-double-cradle high-tensile steel frame.
  • -37mm leading-axle Showa front fork offers 9.0 inches of suspension travel.
  • -Fork boots keep dirt and moisture away from fork seals.
  • -Heavy-duty Showa rear shock offers 6.3 inches of travel.
  • -Snail-type chain adjusters for easy maintenance.
  • -Powerful 240mm front disc brake, and 220mm rear disc brake.
  • -Strong, lightweight rims with straight-pull spokes.

Additional Features

  • CRF®-R-inspired bodywork and graphics.
  • Motocross-style seat is low and comfortable, and allows maximum rider movement.
  • Durable front and rear steel sprockets.
  • High-quality handlebar with comfortable grips.
  • Wide cleated, folding, self-cleaning footpegs and brake pedal for secure footing.
  • -Quiet, USDA-qualified spark arrester/muffler.
  • -Maintenance-free sealed battery.
  • -Ignition switch key for added security.
  • -Transferable one-year limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
  • Purchase of a new, previously unregistered Honda USA-certified unit by an individual retail user in the United States qualifies the owner for a one-year complimentary membership in the Honda Rider's Club of America® (HRCA®). Visit www.hrca.honda.com for details.


  • Rear Rack
  • Hand Guard Kit
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