2019 Honda CRF450X

$9,799.00


Availability
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Year
2019
Manufacturer
Honda
Model
CRF450X

Overview

Description

Specifications subject to change without notice. Honda's fuel economy estimates are based on EPA exhaust emission measurement test procedures and are intended for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you ride, how you maintain your vehicle, weather, road conditions, tire pressure, installation of accessories, cargo, rider and passenger weight, and other factors. Suggested Retail Price (SRP) excludes destination charge. Visit powersports.honda.com to view applicable destination charge amount.



Redesigned for Absolute Off-Road Xcellence.



Honda’s CRF450X has long been the choice of Baja champions and woods pros—and riders who want the light weight and awesome power of a premium MX bike, but who also know that while MX machines are perfect for 30-minute motos, out in the big, bad, open-class real world you need a machine that can do more. That all-around excellent performance is what’s made the CRF450X always stand out, whether it’s in the winner’s circle in La Paz or out on your local trails. And for 2019, the CRF450X has been completely overhauled from the ground up—with lots of new upgrades, including an all-new aluminum frame and . . . wait for it . . . a six-speed transmission!

Key Features
  • Six-Speed Transmission: The CRF450X features an all-new six-speed gearbox for 2019. That extra cog gives you more choice, and makes this versatile bike even more versatile. Now you have a gear for everything from east-coast rock crawling to wide-open Baja blasts.
  • Electric Start: An electric start system ensures trouble-free starting in all conditions. The electric starter also drives the clutch side of the crankshaft to provide superior lubrication to starter gears while producing a narrow engine with a short, strong crank.
  • 449cc Unicam Engine: Honda’s Unicam cylinder heads combine the best of single- and double-overhead-cam designs. The configuration contributes to a compact engine that saves weight over a comparable dual-overhead-camshaft motor and also permits a narrow included valve angle. This flattens the combustion chamber to facilitate ignition flame propagation, allowing a high compression ratio. Since less space is taken up in the cylinder head, the camshaft sits lower in the head for a more compact engine and a lower center of gravity.
  • Twin-Spar Chassis: All new this year, the CRF450X uses a twin-spar aluminum chassis that takes advantage of all the lessons we’ve learned on the MX track and from winning countless Bajas. The frame is both light and stiff, and provides the basis for the CRF450X’s excellent handling. The chassis is also wider than the standard MX frame to accommodate the six-speed transmission.
Engineering
  • Six-Speed Transmission: The CRF450X features an all-new six-speed gearbox for 2019. That extra cog gives you more choice, and makes this versatile bike even more versatile. Now you have a gear for everything from east-coast rock crawling to wide-open Baja blasts.
  • Lithium-Ion Battery: Light, compact, and offering excellent performance—just like the CRF450X itself! Conventional batteries are heavy, but not this premium piece. It’s all part of why your new CRF450X performs as well as it does.
  • Tuned-Weight Crank: The CRF450X gets a special crankshaft, different from our CRF450R MX bikes and our CRF450L dual-sport. Why? The crank’s weight and inertial character make a huge difference in how a bike delivers power. A crank is expensive, but it’s no place to scrimp and try to save—with the CRF450X, power delivery is just what you want.
  • Electric Start: An electric start system ensures trouble-free starting in all conditions. The electric starter also drives the clutch side of the crankshaft to provide superior lubrication to starter gears while producing a narrow engine with a short, strong crank.
  • Dual Radiators: The CRF450X’s dual radiators feature a refined core area for superior heat dissipation compared with conventional dual-radiator designs. A coolant recovery tank is located in front of the engine between the frame downtubes for improved center of gravity, and the tank is protected by a plastic skid plate.
  • Titanium Fuel Tank: Holding 2.01 gallons, the CRF450X’s premium titanium tank is light and tough.
  • Skid Plate: The CRF450X’s factory skid plate is light, yet also offers the engine and lower-frame protection serious riders demand on a machine like this.
  • Lighting Package: Your new CRF450X comes equipped with a complete lighting package (headlight and taillight) for riding at dusk.
Performance
  • 449cc Unicam Engine: Honda’s Unicam cylinder heads combine the best of single- and double-overhead-cam designs. The configuration contributes to a compact engine that saves weight over a comparable dual-overhead-camshaft motor and also permits a narrow included valve angle. This flattens the combustion chamber to facilitate ignition flame propagation, allowing a high compression ratio. Since less space is taken up in the cylinder head, the camshaft sits lower in the head for a more compact engine and a lower center of gravity.
  • Titanium Intake Valves: Lightweight titanium intake valves permit use of smaller valve springs, reducing overall engine height.
  • Fuel Injection: The CRF450X features our proven fuel-injection system. It’s part of the reason the CRF450X offers such excellent torque and spot-on metering and response, especially in the critical low-rpm range. It also automatically compensates for elevation and weather changes.
Handling
  • Twin-Spar Chassis: All new this year, the CRF450X uses a twin-spar aluminum chassis that takes advantage of all the lessons we’ve learned on the MX track and from winning countless Bajas. The frame is both light and stiff, and provides the basis for the CRF450X’s excellent handling. The chassis is also wider than the standard MX frame to accommodate the six-speed transmission.
  • Dunlop MX52 Tires: The CRF450X’s Dunlop MX52 tires give you good superior off-road traction in a wide variety of terrain and conditions. Tires are always a critical part of any on/off-road bike, and we’ve hooked you up with some great ones here.
  • Low Center of Gravity: The compact Unicam engine and Honda’s famous concentration on center-of-mass engineering help keep the CRF450X’s center of gravity low. That means the bike feels lighter, and it helps handling too.
  • Works-Style Front Brake: Compact twin-piston front brake caliper, anodized-aluminum brake pistons and lightweight 260mm front disc offer great stopping power while minimizing unsprung weight for improved turning and handling.
  • Works-Style Rear Brake: HRC works-type rear brake system uses a 240mm brake rotor to its integrated rear master-cylinder and fluid reservoir, a set-up that eliminates the separate reservoir and hose.
  • 18-Inch Rear Wheel: The CRF450X’s 18-inch rear wheel gives you an excellent choice of off-road tires. Plus, the black DID rims look great too.
Comfort
  • Gear-Driven Counterbalancer: The Gear-Driven Counterbalancer reduces vibration and drives the water pump. Eight clutch plates provide the surface area necessary to handle the engine's massive torque, while carefully matched clutch springs provide a light feel at the lever.
  • Renthal Fatbar: Aluminum Renthal Fatbar is rubber-mounted to help reduce rider fatigue and improve comfort.
  • Works MX Styling: Having a hard time spotting the differences between our factory MX bikes and the CRF450X? You’re excused. The “X” looks like our MX bikes because it’s derived from them—the smooth bodywork makes it easy to move around, and the in-mold graphics not only look cool but are durable, too.
  • Superior Ergonomics: Placing the rider’s legs at the narrowest part of the frame helps improve comfort and handling.
  • Sidestand: Hey, a sidestand may seem like no big thing, but take a look at the one the CRF450X uses. Tucked up high and out of the way, this forged alloy piece is just another example of how the CRF450X gets it right.
Engine
  • Engine Type: 449cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke
  • Bore And Stroke: 96 mm x 62.1 mm
  • Compression Ratio: 12.0:1
  • Valve Train: Unicam OHC, four-valve
  • Induction: Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI), 46 mm downdraft throttle body
  • Ignition: DC-CDI
Drive Train
  • Transmission: Wide-ratio six-speed
  • Final Drive: #520 Chain
Chassis / Suspension / Brakes
  • Front Suspension: 49 mm leading-axle inverted telescopic Showa coil-spring fork with rebound and compression damping adjustability
  • Rear Suspension: Pro-Link Showa single shock with adjustable spring preload, rebound and compression damping adjustability
  • Front Brake: Single 260 mm disc with twin-piston caliper
  • Rear Brake: Single 240 mm disc
  • Front Tire: Dunlop MX52 80/100-21
  • Rear Tire: Dunlop MX52 110/100-18
Dimensions
  • Wheelbase: 58.8 in.
  • Rake (Caster Angle): 28 deg. 06 min.
  • Trail: 4.6 in.
  • Seat Height: 37.4 in.
  • Ground Clearance: 12.7 in.
  • Fuel Capacity: 2.01 gal.
  • Curb Weight: 275 lb. (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel—ready to ride.)
Other
  • Available Colors: Red
  • Model ID: CRF450X
NOTES:
Honda’s fuel economy estimates are based on EPA exhaust emission measurement test procedures and are intended for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you ride, how you maintain your vehicle, weather, road conditions, tire pressure, installation of accessories, cargo, rider and passenger weight, and other factors. Suggested Retail Price (SRP) excludes destination charge. Visit powersports.honda.com to view applicable destination charge amount.

Specs

Engine

Engine Type
Single-cylinder four-stroke
Displacement
449cc
Bore and Stroke
96 mm x 62.1 mm
Cooling
Liquid
Compression Ratio
12.0:1
Fuel System
Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI), 46 mm downdraft throttle body
Ignition
DC-CDI

Chassis

Front Suspension
49 mm leading-axle inverted telescopic Showa coil-spring fork with rebound and compression damping adjustability
Front Brakes
Single 260 mm disc with twin-piston caliper
Front Tire
Dunlop MX52 80/100-21
Rear Suspension
Pro-Link Showa single shock with adjustable spring preload, rebound and compression damping adjustability
Rear Brakes
Single 240 mm disc
Rear Tire
Dunlop MX52 110/100-18

Dimensions

Dry Weight
Curb Weight: 275 lb.
Fuel Capacity
2.01 gal.
Wheelbase
58.8 in.
Ground Clearance
12.7 in.
Seat Height
37.4 in.
Trail
4.6 in.
Rake
28 deg. 06 min.

Transmission

Transmission
Wide-ratio six-speed
Final Drive
#520 Chain

General

Colors
Red

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