Feature Benefits

Top Features

  • Compact Custom
    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.
  • Big Bike Style
    Dual exhausts, plenty of quality chrome and Yamaha's unmatched attention to detail—this is one sharp little motorcycle.
  • 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 with a smooth, torquey, controllable power delivery that's fun for every rider.
  • Ultra-Efficient Engine
    Estimated 78 mpg means almost 200 miles between fill-ups.

Engine

  • 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.
  • Smooth Running
    The single 26mm Mikuni® downdraft carburetor ensures optimal fuel/air mixing and smooth power 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.

Chassis/Suspension

  • Agile Chassis
    The 58.7-inch wheelbase creates a long, low package for great handling and maneuverability.
  • Strong Brakes
    A 282mm single front disc brake and a rear drum brake provide plenty of stopping power.
  • Low Seat Height
    Plush and low-stepped saddle provides exceptional comfort and keeps the rider sitting low, allowing almost anyone to flatfoot the pavement.
  • Plush Suspension
    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.

Additional Features

  • Open Riding Position
    A custom style handlebar gives the V Star 250 both a modern look and comfortable riding position.
  • Big Bike Style
    Extensive chrome details accent the engine and side covers for a handsome “big bike” fit and finish.
  • Generous Fuel Range
    The stylishly sculpted teardrop fuel tank features 2.5-gallon capacity for excellent cruising range.
  • Forward Mount Controls
    The forward-set foot pegs enhance rider comfort for added legroom.
  • Stylish Fenders
    Wide rear fender and front and rear wire-spoked wheels add the perfect classic, retro touch to this stylish package.