2004 Honda CRF230F Features

A wide range of recreational riders enjoy the full list of features offered by this off-road star, including a strong-running 223cc engine complete with electric starting.

Features & Benefits

New for 2004

New Honda Racing-inspired colors and graphics.


Dependable 223cc single-cylinder air-cooled four- stroke engine offers plenty of user-friendly power and torque spread over a wide rpm-range.

26mm carburetor for crisp throttle response.

Electric start for ease of starting.

Lightweight aluminum crankcase.

Maintenance-free CD ignition.

Heavy-duty clutch offers smooth, progressive engagement.

Smooth-shifting, versatile six-speed transmission.

Heavy-duty O-ring-sealed chain for durability and reduced maintenance.


Box-section aluminum swingarm first in its class.

Lightweight semi-double-cradle high-tensile steel frame.

37mm leading-axle Showa front fork offers 9.5 inches of suspension travel.

Fork boots keep dirt and moisture away from fork seals.

Heavy-duty Showa rear shock offers 9.0 inches of travel.

Pro-Link® rear suspension rides on needle bearings for smooth action and durability.

Snail-type chain adjusters for easy maintenance.

Powerful 240mm front disc brake.

Lightweight rear drum brake.

Strong, lightweight rims with straight-pull spokes.

Additional Features

Engine design produces low emissions and meets California Air Resources Board (CARB) off-road standards.

Motocross-style seat is low, comfortable and allows maximum rider movement.

Large, 2.2-gallon plastic fuel tank and thrifty four- stroke engine for long range.

Easily detachable number plate.

High-impact plastic skid plate protects lower engine cases

Folding shift lever and brake pedal tips.

Reusable foam air filter for reduced maintenance costs.

Front and rear steel sprockets for durability.

High-quality handlebar with comfortable grips.

Extra-wide cleated, folding, self-cleaning footpegs and brake pedal for secure footing.

Quiet, USDA-qualified spark arrester/muffler.

Maintenance-free sealed battery.

Keyed ignition switch.

Transferable six-month limited warranty.

Ownership includes one-year complimentary Membership in the Honda Rider's Club of America™. Benefits include discounts, travel benefits, roadside assistance and much more. For HRCA® details, call 1-800-847-HRCA.