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Fourtrax 250EX RedSportrax 250EX

The 2003 Honda Sportrax 250EX-a sporty, fun-to-ride ATV with surprising performance that's ideal for recreational riding.

Features & Benefits

New for 2003

  • New Honda Racing-inspired graphics.

  • New Red seat on Red model.


  • Lightweight OHV air-cooled 229cc engine is longitudinally mounted to allow direct drive-shaft alignment to rear wheels for more efficient power transfer.

  • Two-valve cylinder head design features performance-optimized valve timing, a 31.5mm-diameter intake valve and a 27mm-diameter exhaust valve to produce a broad, usable powerband.

  • 22mm carburetor with light throttle effort offers immediate engine response.

  • A unique buffer plate in the carburetor float chamber helps maintain consistent fuel flow when riding across varied terrain.

  • Solid-state CD ignition with electronic advance and 8750-rpm engine rev limiter.

  • Closed crankcase vent system safeguards against engine oil contamination.

  • Rubber-mounted engine reduces vibration.

  • Automatic cam-chain tensioner requires no maintenance.

  • High-efficiency oil cooler supplements the 2-quart capacity wet sump, providing lower operating temperature over a wide range of riding conditions for maximum performance and increased engine life.

  • 123-watt capacity alternator ensures abundant electrical power.

  • Convenient electric starter.

  • Five-speed transmission features sport riding ratios, reverse and an automatic clutch for easy-to-shift operation.

  • Maintenance-free shaft drive routes power directly from the longitudinally mounted engine without inefficient directional changes.


  • Lightweight double-cradle steel chassis is designed to withstand the demands of recreational riding.

  • Independent double-wishbone front suspension provides an exceptional 5.9 inches of travel.

  • Steel swingarm and single rear shock absorber provide 5.7 inches.

  • Dual hydraulic 174mm front disc brakes and fully sealed rear mechanical drum brake provide superb and consistent braking power.

  • 22 x 7-10 front and 22 x 10-9 rear tires feature an aggressive, TRX400EX-derived knobby tread pattern for excellent traction.

  • Lightweight aluminum wheels reduce unsprung weight for superb handling.

Additional Features

  • Engine design produces low emissions and meets California Air Resources Board (CARB) off-road emissions standards.

  • Aggressive Sportrax(tm) body style like Honda's high-performance TRX400EX.

  • Ergonomic seat is designed for recreational riding, providing superb comfort and excellent rider maneuverability.

  • Ergonomic layout and rider controls provide a comfortable operating position for a wide range of riding styles and rider sizes.

  • Large, lightweight plastic fuel tank with 2.7-gallon capacity.

  • The TRX250EX weighs a feathery 349 pounds.

  • Snorkel-type air intake system is specially designed to provide cool, clean air in all riding.

  • Single-headlight system features a twin-filament high/low 35W/35W bulb.

  • Maintenance-free battery.

  • Reusable, washable foam air filter.

  • Neutral and reverse indicator lights.

  • Durable, comfortable, easy-to-use hand and foot controls.

  • Keyed ignition switch for added security.

  • Easy-to-use parking brake.

  • Standard tool kit includes a tire pressure gauge.

  • Assembled in Timmonsville, South Carolina.

  • Transferable six-month limited warranty.

  • Ownership includes one-year complimentary Membership in the Honda Rider's Club of America(tm). Benefits include discounts, travel benefits, roadside assistance and much more. For HRCA(r) details, call 1-800-847-HRCA.

Available Accessories

  • Flag kit.


  • Sportrax 250EX YellowModel: TRX250EX

  • Engine Type: 229cc air-cooled OHV longitudinally mounted single-cylinder four-stroke

  • Bore and Stroke: 68.5mm x 62.2mm

  • Carburetion: 22mm piston-valve

  • Ignition: CD with electronic advance

  • Starter: Electric

  • Clutch: Automatic

  • Transmission: Five-speed with reverse

  • Driveline: Direct rear drive-shaft

  • Suspension Front: Independent double-wishbone; 5.9 inches travel

  • Suspension Rear: Swingarm with single shock; 5.7 inches travel

  • Brakes Front: Dual hydraulic 174mm discs

  • Brakes Rear: Sealed mechanical drum

  • Tires Front: 22 x 7-10 knobby

  • Tires Rear: 22 x 10-9 knobby

  • Length: 68.3 inches

  • Width: 41.8 inches

  • Height: 42.2 inches

  • Seat Height: 31.3 inches

  • Ground Clearance: 5.9 inches

  • Wheelbase: 44.3 inches

  • Turning Radius: 9.2 feet

  • Dry Weight: 349 pounds

  • Fuel Capacity: 2.7 gallons, including 0.7-gallon reserve

  • Colors: Red, Yellow


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