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Big Bike Style
Extensive chrome details accent the engine and side covers for a handsome “big bike” fit and finish.
Forward Mount Controls
The forward-set foot pegs enhance rider comfort for added legroom.
Generous Fuel Range
The stylishly sculpted teardrop fuel tank features 2.5-gallon capacity for excellent cruising range.
Open Riding Position
A custom style handlebar gives the V Star 250 both a modern look and comfortable riding position.
Wide rear fender and front and rear wire-spoked wheels add the perfect classic, retro touch to this stylish package.
The 58.7-inch wheelbase creates a long, low package for great handling and maneuverability.
Low Seat Height
Plush and low-stepped saddle provides exceptional comfort and keeps the rider sitting low, allowing almost anyone to flatfoot the pavement.
The telescopic front fork with 5.5 inches of travel provides a nice, smooth ride while the twin rear shocks feature 3.9 inches of travel and adjustable spring preload for versatility under various loads.
A 282mm single front disc brake and a rear drum brake provide plenty of stopping power.
Classic Exhaust Layout
Beautiful dual chrome exhaust pipes let the engine breathe and put out that classic V-twin rumble.
Easy, dependable electric starting.
Widely geared five-speed transmission makes the most of V Star 250’s powerband.
Low Maintenance Motor
Automatic cam chain tensioner virtually eliminates maintenance and helps extend engine life.
The single 26mm Mikuni® downdraft carburetor ensures optimal fuel/air mixing and smooth power delivery with superb throttle response.
Uniquely Potent V-twin
Air-cooled 249cc 60-degree V-twin engine with a long 66mm stroke produces plenty of bottom-end torque and smooth roll-on power. And it’s the only V-twin engine in its class too.
Big Bike Style
Dual exhausts, plenty of quality chrome and Yamaha's unmatched attention to detail—this is one sharp little motorcycle.
Light weight and a seat just 27 inches from the pavement make the V Star 250 a great first step into motorcycling, as well as a great choice for more experienced riders who appreciate the fun that comes in small packages.
Front disc brake provides highly controllable stopping power.
Estimated 78 mpg means almost 200 miles between fill-ups.
Unique V-twin Performance
The V Star 250 is the only V-twin in its class with a smooth, torquey, controllable power delivery that's fun for every rider.
*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.