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Honda's sporty, fun-to-ride TRX250EX just got even more sporty and fun; check out the TRX450R race-inspired styling, new front and rear suspension and a revolutionary innovation called Honda SportClutch.

New for 2006

  • New TRX450R-inspired bodywork.
  • New hand-operated Honda SportClutch(TM). The new Honda SportClutch enables the rider to experience manual clutch actuation with the advantage of no stalling.
  • New front and rear suspension for improved ride and handling.
  • New brighter headlight.
  • New brake light as standard equipment.
  • New Black color.


  • 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 Honda's new no-stall Honda SportClutch.
  • The new Honda SportClutch enables the rider to experience manual clutch actuation with the advantage of no stalling when coming to a stop.
  • Maintenance-free shaft drive routes power directly from the longitudinally mounted engine without inefficient directional changes.


  • New front 27mm shocks combined with a new 32mm rear shock improves bump absorption and rider comfort.
  • 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.
  • All-new bodywork inspired by Honda's legendary TRX450R.
  • 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.
  • 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 39W/39W bulb.
  • LED taillight and brake light.
  • 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; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
  • Ownership includes one-year complimentary membership for an individual in the Honda Rider's Club of America(TM) (HRCA(R)). Benefits include: discounts, travel benefits, roadside assistance for ATV transport vehicle while ATV is being transported, one year of Honda Red Rider ATV(TM) magazine, access to HRCA Clubhouse Web site ( and access online to Honda Common Service Manual. For HRCA details, call 1-800-847-HRCA. For dealers only, please call (310) 783-3958.

Available accessories

  • Flag kit.

2006 Honda TRX250EX Specifications

  • Model: 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: Honda SportClutch
  • Transmission: Five-speed with reverse
  • Driveline: Direct rear drive-shaft
  • Suspension
         Front: Independent double-wishbone; 5.9 inches travel
         Rear: Swingarm with single shock; 5.7 inches travel
  • Brakes
         Front: Dual hydraulic 174mm discs
         Rear: Sealed mechanical drum
  • Tires
         Front: 22 x 7-10 knobby
         Rear: 22 x 10-9 knobby
  • Length: 68.5 inches
  • Width: 41.8 inches
  • Height: 42.4 inches
  • Seat Height: 31.4 inches
  • Ground Clearance: 5.9 inches
  • Wheelbase: 44.3 inches
  • Turning Radius: 9.2 feet
  • Dry Weight: 360 pounds
  • Fuel Capacity: 2.7 gallons, including 0.7-gallon reserve
  • Colors Black, Red

Recommended for riders 16 years of age and older.

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