the all new 2002 Suzuki LT-F250 Ozark. Like its
namesake; Mt Ozark in Arkansas, the LT-F250 is built
to be practical, accessible, convenient and a completely
enjoyable experience for everyone. Packaged with
a stylish modern look, the LT-F250 is equally happy
at work or play, full of features and value priced,
further reinforcing Suzuki's recommitment to the
ATV marketplace in 2002 and beyond.
The all new Ozark features a single-cylinder, overhead
cam design with a bore and stroke of 66 mm x 72
mm creating a full 246cc's of torque producing motor.
A centrifugal-automatic clutch works with a smooth
shifting wide ratio five-speed transmission, a convenient
reverse gear and low-maintenance 2WD shaft drive
system. Air-cooling and a wet-sump oiling system
help to make the LT-F250 simpler and lighter, while
an electronic CDI ignition system and automatic
cam chain tensioner allow for reduced maintenance.
The SOHC valve train uses rocker arms and simple
screw tappets for easy valve adjustments, while
the auxiliary starting system is a recoil pull-type.
The Suzuki start-in-gear system provides easy re-starts
in any gear with the brake lever pulled in. A single
29 mm carburetor, large capacity airbox, and tuned
exhaust system combine to produce a broad powerband
with an emphasis on mid-range torque.
the Ozark is a rugged steel tube chassis featuring
a 1140 mm (44.9 inches) wheelbase, 2.6 meter (8.5
feet) turning radius and 210 mm (8.3 inches) of
ground clearance, while a steel tube bumper and
grill guard are standard. Suspension duties are
handled by an independent double wishbone coil over
dual shock arrangement in front, delivering a full
140 mm (5.5 inches) of wheel travel, with a single
shock swingarm rear suspension also providing 140
mm (5.5 inches) of wheel travel at the rear.
The LT-F250 Ozark has a comfortable, well padded
and contoured seat with 785 mm (30.9 inches) of
seat height and also features integrated bodywork
with flared fenders, built-in mud guards, full floorboards,
and a large 4 liter (1.1 US Gallon) storage box
mounted underneath the seat. Fuel capacity is a
generous 10.6 liters (2.8 US Gallons) including
2.6 liters (0.7 US Gallons) of reserve capacity.
A vacuum-operated petcock automatically turns fuel
flow on or off when the engine is started or stopped.
Durable steel wheels are mounted at all four corners
and braking duties are handled by dual 160 mm (6.3
inches) discs combined with single piston calipers
up front with a semi-sealed cable operated drum
brake out back.
many competitor models, the Ozark features dual
multi-reflector halogen headlights, a charging system
that produces a strong 170 watts of power. Integrated
steel-tube racks are mounted front and rear as standard
The 2002 LT-F250 Ozark, ready for fun when the work
All new value-priced 2WD utility ATV with practical
features and a modern, stylish look that sets
it apart from its competitors.
Single cylinder, SOHC, air-cooled 4-stroke engine
designed to produce a broad range of power,
but with emphasis on mid-range torque.
Cylinder head features screw/locknut valve adjustment
system for simplified maintenance, plus a link-plate-type
cam chain and automatic tensioner to reduce
Mid-range power is enhanced by a Mikuni BSR
29mm carburetor joined to a large capacity airbox
and tuned exhaust system.
Convenient electric start system includes Start-In-Gear
feature, plus recoil back-up.
Electric start system and CDI ignition are powered
by compact maintenance-free battery with 170
watt charging system.
Five-speed transmission with automatic clutch
includes an easy-to-use reverse gear system
- just place the transmission in neutral and
pull the fender-mounted knob to engage reverse.
Low-maintenance shaft final-drive system is
simple and reliable.
Bodywork is designed with a modern look that
includes flared fenders with built-in extensions,
plus smooth transitions between body, seat and
fuel tank allowing the rider more mobility.
Wide, comfortable seat is well-padded and designed
with a low height of only 30.9 inches.
Dual 30/30W, fender-mounted halogen headlights
provide a modern look and bright illumination
- large 5/21W taillight/brake light combination
Rugged steel-tube frame with standard skid plate
and tube-type bumper and grill guard.
Independent double A-arm front suspension with
oil-damped shock absorbers - provides 5.5 inches
of wheel travel for a comfortable ride over
all types of terrain.
Swingarm-type rear suspension features single
shock absorber with 5.5 inches of rear wheel
travel, plus 8.1 inches of ground clearance.
Large 6.3 inch front disc brakes with single-piston
pin-slide calipers and single cable-operated
rear drum brake.
Durable steel wheels and radial tires (F: 22
x 7-11, R: 22x10-9), for high traction under
a wide variety of terrain conditions.
Wide floorboards with built-in serrated-type
footpegs for high grip and comfort.
igh capacity front and rear racks.
Large 2.8 gallon fuel tank for long operating
6 month warranty.
Ozark 250 Specifications
Engine: 246cc, 4-stroke, single-cylinder, air-cooled,
SOHC, 2-valve, TSCC
Bore & Stroke: 66.0 x 72mm
Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
Fuel System: Mikuni BS29
Lubrication: Wet sump
Transmission: 5-speed with reverse, automatic
Final Drive: Shaft
Overall Length: 1800mm (70.9 in.)
Overall Width: 1045mm (41.9 in.)
Overall Height: 1070mm (42.1 in.)
Seat Height: 785mm (30.9 in.)
Ground Clearance: 210mm (8.3 in.)
Wheelbase: 1140mm (44.9 in.)
Dry Weight: 183kg (403 lbs.)
FRONT: Independent, double A-arm, oil damped,
5.5 inches of travel
REAR: Swingarm-type, oil damped,
5.5 inches of travel
FRONT: Dual hydraulic discs
REAR: Mechanical Drum
FRONT: AT 22 x 7-11
REAR: AT 22 x 10-9
Fuel Tank Capacity: 10.6 liter (2.80 gal.)
Color: Green, Red, Yellow