2024 YZ250


NEW FOR 2024

Iconic 50th Anniversary Edition YZ Styling

YZ like it's 1993 with iconic 50th Anniversary Edition heritage styling. Inspired by Yamaha's 1990s-era YZ two-strokes, the YZ250 50th Anniversary Edition pays tribute to 50 years of off-road innovation and bold Yamaha MX style.


Class-Leading KYB® Suspension

The YZ250's renowned suspension performance offers unmatched levels of control, capability and comfort by way of the fully adjustable 48mm inverted KYB® front fork, including a leaf spring in the mid-speed valve for more precise damping, and the fully adjustable KYB® rear shock featuring reduced-friction Kashima Coat™ internals. It all adds up to class-defining suspension and handling characteristics.

Confidence-Inspiring Ergonomics

A carefully considered ergonomic design includes a flatter seat, narrow fuel tank, smoothly integrated body panels and slim shroud width to enable greater freedom of movement forward and back, allowing the rider to easily shift body weight for increased control and confidence.

Exhilarating Two-Stroke Power

The 249cc liquid-cooled YPVS™-equipped reed-valve-inducted two-stroke engine is lightweight, compact and fun, with an incredibly wide, hard-hitting powerband.

High Performance Braking System

High performance front and rear brake setup offers exceptional braking power and feel.

Lightweight Frame

A carefully engineered, advanced aluminum frame and swingarm give the YZ250 class-leading track performance.

Rider-Friendly Chassis

Well-tuned chassis and ultra-light weight means intuitive handling, less rider fatigue and a confidence-boosting sense of control.


Race-Ready Features

Complete with an aluminum handlebar, two-position adjustable handlebar clamp, wide footpegs, gripper seat and adjustable clutch lever with works-style cable adjuster, the YZ250 50th Anniversary Edition is competition-ready straight out of the crate.


Advanced KYB® Shock

Fully adjustable KYB® shock features reduced-friction Kashima Coat™ internals, 12.4 inches of travel, separate adjusters for high- and low-speed compression damping, and a full lock oil rebound system for increased comfort. It all adds up to fantastic rear wheel control and a sweet ride.

Aluminum Frame

A carefully engineered, advanced aluminum frame and swingarm give the YZ250 the best handling in the 250cc class.

Excel® Rims

Lightweight 21-inch front and 19-inch rear Excel® rims provide exceptional durability and a premium look.

High Performance Braking System

The high performance braking system features a 270mm front rotor, 240mm rear rotor, large front pistons and rigid calipers, all combining to provide exceptional braking power and feel.

Industry-Leading KYB® Fork

The fully adjustable KYB® 48mm forks feature the Speed Sensitive System which uses piston speed to control the damping force for super-precise handling, superb bump absorption and 11.8 inches of suspension travel.

Lightweight Subframe

Removable aluminum rear subframe is constructed of square-section tubing for reduced weight.

Race-Ready Tires

Premium Dunlop® Geomax MX33 tires offer race-developed performance on a wide range of terrain.


Advanced Carburetor

Advanced 38mm Hitachi Astemo® Keihin PWK38S carburetor with power jet and throttle position sensor provides precise fuel/air mixing and extra-crisp throttle response.

Close-Ratio Transmission

Smooth-shifting, close-ratio five-speed transmission with a heavy-duty, multiplate clutch ensure confident gear changes in all conditions.

Digital Ignition

Digital CDI system delivers precise spark for faster, stronger response anywhere in the rev range.

Exhilarating Two-Stroke Power

The 249cc liquid-cooled reed-valve-inducted two-stroke engine is lightweight, compact and fun, with an incredibly wide, hard-hitting powerband.

High-Capacity Radiator

High-capacity radiator with dark louvers deliver maximum cooling efficiency and an aggressive look.

Race-Developed Intake

Special-design carbon fiber reed-valve petals improve the throttle response and engine performance across the entire rpm range.

Yamaha Power Valve System

Patented Yamaha Power Valve System (YPVS™) combines crisp, hard-hitting bottom-end acceleration with strong mid-range and top-end.

*Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) shown. Does not include tax, title, prep or destination charges. Actual prices set by dealer.
**Fuel Economy is estimated.
***Wet weight includes the vehicle with all standard equipment and all fluids, including oil, coolant (as applicable) and a full tank of fuel. It does not include the weight of options or accessories. Wet weight is useful in making real-world comparisons with other models.

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