2011 Yamaha Raptor 250

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2011 Yamaha Raptor 250

Class-leading sport ATV performance.

Raptor 250 is the very definition of "serious fun" and delivers on that promise with the help of true sport ATV features such as class-exclusive 5-speed manual transmission, long-travel suspension design, disc brakes, low-profile tires and more.

Pricing/Color Information

MSRP: $4,599.00
Team Yamaha Blue/White
June 2010
MSRP: $4,599.00
White w/Graphics Kit
June 2010



Aggressive Raptor style and stance gives maximum performance and excellent, all-day sport-riding ergonomics.

Class-exclusive five-speed manual transmission has a gear for almost any terrain.

Torquey, durable air-cooled engine puts out plenty of power and starts with the push of a button.

Low-profile 19-inch rear tires boast outstanding traction and performance.

Longest suspension travel and lowest seat in its class for true sport handling.

Lightest weight in its class provides amazingly nimble handling and a great power-to-weight ratio.

Light and powerful 249cc, air-cooled, SOHC, four-stroke single produces a broad, deep powerband.

Five-speed gearbox with manual clutch provides the flexibility to tackle pretty much any track or trail.

Mikuni® 29mm carburetor provides light throttle pull and excellent throttle response across the entire rpm range.

Electric starting is standard equipment and works in any gear.

DC-CDI ignition system delivers consistent spark at all rpm levels—for quick throttle response and a smooth, broad powerband.

Ceramic-composite cylinder liner allows for greatly reduced wear and excellent heat dissipation.

Oil cooler keeps engine temps down and lubrication up in hot conditions.

Airbox features no-tools air filter access.

Three-chamber muffler is light, quiet and boosts low- and midrange performance.

Light, strong, short-wheelbase chassis creates a quick, super-responsive high-performance package.

Low, 28.7-inch seat height enhances rider comfort and allows optimal rider movement.

Independent double-wishbone front suspension with five-way preload-adjustable shocks gives 7.5 inches of wheel travel.

Rigid and light swingarm rear end is controlled by a shock with adjustable preload and 7.9 inches of wheel travel, for rider comfort.

Lightweight aluminum wheels reduce unsprung weight for excellent suspension performance, acceleration, deceleration and handling.

Triple hydraulic disc brakes deliver excellent stopping power even in wet conditions.

Extra-wide, 45mm footpegs provide excellent grip and rider comfort.

Easy-to-use, flip-type handlebar-mounted parking brake can be set with one hand.

Low profile Dunlop® tires deliver outstanding traction for razorsharp handling in a variety of terrain.

Easy-adjust eccentric chain adjustment feature means hassle-free chain maintenance.

Flat, composite skidplates provide maximum underbelly protection.

Rugged steel grab bars front and rear help fend off debris and damage.

Dual 30-watt multi-reflector Krypton headlights add the perfect menacing appearance. Taillight has an incorporated brake light for added convenience.

Waterproof electrical connectors provide outstanding durability and reliability.

Easy-access grease fittings on all chassis lubrication points simplify maintenance and help extend the life of the Raptor 250.

Bodywork comes off without the need to disassemble electrical parts, airbox or wiring harness—for easy maintenance.

A 2.4-gallon fuel tank means less filling up and longer, more enjoyable rides.

2011 Yamaha Raptor 250



Bore x Stroke
74.0 x 58.0mm
Compression Ratio
249cc air/oil-cooled 4-stroke; SOHC, 2 valves
Fuel Capacity
2.4 gal
Starting System
Fuel Delivery
Mikuni® 29mm BSR


5-speed; wet multiplate clutch
Drive Train
2WD; sealed O-ring chain, eccentric adjustment


Brake Front
Dual hydraulic disc
Brake Rear
Hydraulic disc
Suspension Front
Independent double wishbone; 5-way preload-adjustable shocks, 7.5-in travel
Suspension Rear
Swingarm, preload-adjustable, 7.9-in travel
Tires Front
AT20 x 7-10
Tires Rear
AT19 x 10-9


43.7 in
Seat Height
28.7 in
Ground Clearance
3.9 in
Dimensions (LxWxH)
64.0 x 42.1 x 40.9 in
Wet Weight
330 lb

General Information

Dual 30W Krypton multireflector headlights & 21/5W brakelight
6 Month (Limited Factory Warranty)

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