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Honda CB250 Specs, Manuals, & Info


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If you’ve got a CB250 that you’re working on, you’ve come to the right place.

Whether you’re doing a full rebuild or restoration motorcycle project or you just need to complete some routine maintenance, we’ve got all the information and links to what you need to do the job right.

On this page you’ll find:

  • Links to the motorcycle service manual for your CB250.
  • Where you can find used CB250s for sale to start a new motorcycle project or get a parts bike.
  • Specs, details, and information about the history of the CB250. may earn an affiliate commission when you make a purchase through the links on this page.

CB250 Specs & Details

Honda has produced a variety of motorcycles with the CB250 model designation starting with the 1968 Honda Dream.

Specs for the Honda CB250 Super Dream include:

  • Top Speed: 85 mph
  • Engine Displacement: 249cc
  • Cylinders/Engine Type: Parallel twin
  • Compression Ratio: 9.4:1
  • Transmission: 6 speed
  • Wet Weight: 365 lbs.

Specs for the Honda CB250RS include:

  • Top Speed: 84 mph
  • Engine Displacement: 249cc
  • Cylinders/Engine Type: Single
  • Compression Ratio: 9.3:1
  • Transmission: 5 speed
  • Wet Weight: 299 lbs.

Specs for the Honda CB250 Nighthawk include:

  • Top Speed: 72 mph.
  • Engine Displacement: 234cc
  • Cylinders/Engine Type: Twin four stroke
  • Compression Ratio: 9.2:1
  • Transmission: 5 speed
  • Wet Weight: 286 lbs.

CB250 Years & Variations

The major variations and models of the Honda CB250 include:

  • 1968-1973 CB250
  • 1974-1976 CB250 G5
  • 1977-1978 CB250T Dream
  • 1979-1981 CB250N Super Dream
  • 1980-1984 CB250RS
  • 1991-2008 CB250 Nighthawk

Find a CB250 for Sale Near You

If you’re looking for a CB250 of your own or need a donor parts bike for your current motorcycle project, you can use the used bike search tool to find what you’re looking for.

Click your state below to find used CB250s near you.

These motorcycle search engines search Craigslist listing for the entire state so you don’t have to individually search each specific region.

Once you’ve got the bike up and running, be sure to check back to our motorcycle registration and title guides if you need help getting plates (Especially if you’ve bought the CB250 without a title).

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