2009 Honda CRF® 230L

2009 Honda CRF® 230L pictures, prices, information, and specifications.
Model Type
On-Off Road
MSRP
$4,549
Dealers
Warranty
12
Insurance
Finance
Generic Type (Primary)
On-Off Road
Manufacturer Country
Japan
Introduction Year
2008
Parent Company
Honda
Display Name
CRF(R) 230L
Year
2009
Make
Honda
Engine Type
Single-Cylinder
Cylinders
1
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Cooling
Air
Valves
2
Valves Per Cylinder
2
Valve Configuration
SOHC
Bore (mm/in)
65.5 / 2.58
Stroke (mm/in)
66.2 / 2.61
Displacement (cc/ci)
223 / 13.6
Compression Ratio
9:1
Starter
Electric
Fuel Requirements
Regular
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Injector
No
Carburetor
Yes
Number Of Carburetors
1
Carburetor Size (mm)
30
Carburetion Type
Carburetor
Transmission Type
Manual
Number Of Speeds
6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Chain
Reverse
No
Tube / Tubeless
Tubed
Front Wheel Width (in)
2.8
Chromed
No
Front Wheel Diameter
21
Rear Tire Width
120
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
80
Rear Wheel Diameter
18
Front Tire (Full Spec)
2.75 - 21
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
120/80 R18
Front Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
9.5 / 240
Rear Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
8.7 / 220
Front Suspension Type
Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
1.5 / 37
Front Travel (in/mm)
9 / 228.6
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load
No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping
No
Front Central Suspension Strut
No
Front Suspension Brand Name
Showa(R)
Steering Damper
No
Rear Suspension Type
Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)
6.3 / 160
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load
Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping
No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers
1
Rear Suspension Brand Name
Pro Link(R)
Rear Suspension Material
Aluminum
Air Adjustable
No
Steering Control
Handlebar
Wheelbase (in/mm)
52.8 / 1339.8
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
9.5 / 241.3
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)
267 / 121.1
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
2.3 / 8.7
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)
0.7 / 2.6
Performance
Standard
Seat Type
One-Piece
Adjustable
No
Seat Material
Vinyl
Seat Location
Driver
Folding
No
Seat Height (in/mm)
31.9 / 810.3
Number Of Seats
1
Backrest Logo Plate
No
Frame
Steel
Body Material
Plastic
Hand Grips
Standard
Foot Peg Location
Driver
Adjustable
No
Chain Guard
Yes
Drive Shaft Guard
No
Engine Case Guard
Yes
Fork Guards
Yes
Saddle Bag Guard
No
Belt Guard
No
Hand Guards
No
Brush Guard
No
Exhaust Guard
Yes
Light Guard
No
Exterior Covers
Standard
Front Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Top Crown
Standard
Stand Type
Kick
Handlebars
Standard
Skid Plate
Standard
Speedometer
Standard
Warranty (Months/Condition)
12 / Limited
Battery Warranty (Months)
0
Metallic
No
Headlight Mounts
Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)
Standard
Headlight (s)
Standard
Light Type
Halogen
Rearview Mirrors
Standard
User Reviews
4 reviews
  • Great Little Duel sport Bike!
    By  (I am an Owner) on Oct 12, 2021

    I've had lots of dirt bikes over the years from the Trail 90's to the KLR650 and this little bike is perfect for what i like to do. It's light, sits low and is geared lower for trail riding and has surprising power to get me around whether in the dirt or on the road. I'm older and retired and this ...

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  • Cost efficient, all purpose
    By  (I am an Owner) on Dec 28, 2012

    I bought a new 2009 hold-over from the dealer around April 2011. First impression was that the machine was light weight, simple and strong. I live in an area where there are a lot of trails and back roads. Just as suspected the 230L performed perfectly, having a 6th gear also put me on I-95 going ...

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  • Good Bike
    By  (I am an Owner) on Apr 18, 2011

    Never had any problem with the police. It has a break light blinkers and State plates. Any policeman can tell its street legal. The ride is okay. Good for runs to the store or long rides in town. Also lots of fun on the trails.

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  • Dual Sport ?
    By  (I am an Owner) on Aug 23, 2009

    Honda quality, Light, Good Balance. Purchased for wife to ride and haul on back of RV. Honda made the colors to fit into the CRF motif however we had to purchase the plastics for the 230M (Black)due to the fact three police officers did not think it was street legal.I cant blame them though (police) ...

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