Honda was always considered one of the best motorcycle manufacturers and its models are usually reliable and fitted with the latest technologies. The Honda CRF230F makes no exception and is one of the most capable models in its class.

At the heart of the Honda CRF230F lies a 223 cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke engine which is paired with a six speed transmission. There is also a high-impact plastic skidplate which protects lower engine cases from rocks.

The motorcycle rides on a 37 mm leading-axle Showa fork ( 9.5 inches of wheel travel) and a rear Pro-Link Showa single shock with spring preload adjustability (9.0 inches travel). In terms of ergonomy, the Honda CRF230F features a law motocross-style seat that allows for maximum rider movement.

The stopping power is assured by a front single 240mm disc and a rear drum.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 Honda CRF230F.

  • 2013 Honda CRF230F
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Within the realm of recreation riding, the CRF230F stands tall: Motorcycling magazines the world over have complimented this mid-sized off-road machine for its many playbike-oriented attributes. With the ease of electric starting, it’s the perfect match for all-day fun and off-road adventure.

Throw your leg over the saddle of the CRF230F, push the electric starter, and have a blast. You don’t have to worry about breaking down or excessive maintenance, you can jump on the CRF230F with its durable six-speed transmission and plush, long travel suspension and leave the on-road world in the dust. With its overall size, sturdy frame and lightweight components, the 230F is just the right size for adults or larger teens who can’t wait to take on the twists and turns of the trail.

Add in electric start, and it’s obvious the CRF230F takes play very seriously.

Be A Responsible Rider

All parents need to consider their youngsters’ age, size, ability and maturity before allowing them to ride. Obtain a copy of "Off-Road Safety Tips" from your local Honda Dealer.

Number One in Four Strokes.

Honda makes some of the most loved, best-reviewed off-road bikes in the world. And at the heart of them is Honda’s super-reliable four-stroke engine design.

Save Your Energy.

Instead of kickstarting your CRF, just push a button. And let the reliable electric starter system do the work for you.


Sealed Battery - Maintenance-free sealed battery helps insure that your CRF230F is ready to ride without you having to do a lot of pre-ride preparation.

Motocross-Style Seat - The CRF230F’s motocross-style seat is low and comfortable and allows for maximum rider movement.

Electric Starter - ush-button starting makes getting going easier in all kinds of conditions. Efficient design adds minimal weight.

Keyed Ignition - The CRF230F features a keyed ignition switch for added security. The switch lets you control who goes riding and when, important if you have younger riders in the house.

Disc Brake - The front disc brake provides superior stopping power, and the front disc rotor is drilled for lightness and better wet-weather performance.

Skidplate - A high-impact plastic skidplate protects lower engine cases.

223cc Engine - Dependable 223cc single-cylinder air-cooled four-stroke engine offers plenty of user-friendly power and torque spread over a wide rpm range.

Heavy-Duty Clutch - Heavy-duty clutch offers smooth, progressive engagement.

Pro-Link Rear Suspension - The Heavy-duty Showa® rear shock with progressive linkage connects a single shock to the swingarm, and delivers an excellent combination of spring and damping rates over a wide range of conditions.

Snail-Type Chain Adjusters - Snail-Type chain adjusters allow for easy maintenance.

Lightweight Rims - Strong, lightweight rims feature straight-pull spokes for more strength.


Engine Type 223cc air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore and Stroke 65.5mm x 66.2mm
Compression ratio 9.0:1
Valve Train SOHC; two-valve
Induction 26mm piston-valve carburetor
Ignition CD
Transmission Six-speed
Final Drive #520 O-ring-sealed chain; 13T/50T
Suspension Front 37mm leading-axle Showa fork; 9.5 inches travel
Suspension Rear Pro-Link Showa single shock with spring preload adjustability; 9.0 inches travel
Brakes Front Single 240mm disc
Brakes Rear Drum
Tires Front 80/100-21
Tires Rear 100/100-18
Wheelbase 54.0 inches
Rake (Caster Angle) 26°45’
Trail 111mm (4.4 inches)
Seat Height 34.6 inches
Ground Clearance 12.0 inches
Fuel Capacity 1.9 gallons, including 0.4-gallon reserve
Color Red
Curb Weight 248 pounds
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