2017 Honda CRF450X: Improvements, Features and Price

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Turning dreams into reality is the new 2017 Honda CRF450X. The motorcycle has been a product that no another company seems to be able to deliver. The power of a perfect motocross bike has been delivered through this model and made available to the public.

As awesome this Honda CRF450X already is, it also seems to be a whole lot better than a traditional motocross bike as it incorporates abundant features and refinements. To make the most out of off-road spirit, its suspension system and steering geometry have been refined.

2017 Honda CRF450X


  • Wheelbase – 58.3 inch
  • Seat height – 37.9 inch
  • Trail – 110 mm (4.3 inches)
  • Rake – 27.10° (caster angle)
  • Ground clearance – 13.6 inch
  • Fuel capacity – 1.9 gallons
  • Curb weight – 269 pounds


The 2017 Honda CRF450X makes use of a 449 cc single cylinder 4-stroke engine that is liquid cooled. Its bore and stroke go out as 96 mm and 62 mm respectively while its compression ratio checks at 12.0:1. A 5-speed wide ratio transmission system has been used with this engine.

To supply cool oil to the clutch, the oil supply of valve train, piston and crankshaft are separated from a transmission system by a twin-sump lubrication system. This also reduces the amount of oil that circulates around.

The valve train consists of 30 mm exhaust valve, 35 mm intake valve, four valves and a Unicam. Its starter consists of both kick and electric. Its ignition system consists of CD with lighting coil and electronic advance.

Furthermore, the induction system comprises of Keihin flat-slide carburetor that is of 40 mm and it also consists of a Throttle Position Sensor. The final drive consists of 520 T-ring sealed-chain.

Brakes,Tires and Suspension of 2017 Honda CRF450X

  • Rear brakes – 240 mm single hydraulic disc
  • Front brakes – 260 mm single hydraulic disc
  • Rear tires – Dunlop Geomax AT81 120/90-18 with tube
  • Front tires – Dunlop Geomax AT81 90/90-21 with tube
  • Rear suspension – Pro link system, Showa single shock with full adjustment and 12.3-inch travel
  • Front suspension – leading-axle inverted telescopic Showa coil spring fork of 49 mm, full adjustment, and 12.0-inch travel


As dual radiators have been used in the 2017 Honda CRF450X, the heat dissipation is improved which is not possible with conventional dual-radiator designs. The HPSD (Honda Progressive Steering Damper) helps reduce arm fatigue and improves cornering as well. To ensure a responsive handling and improve stability, handlebar-deflection influences the damping ratio. The overall engine height of the 2017 Honda CRF450X is reduced with the help of lightweight titanium intake valves that makes the use of smaller valve rings a possibility.

2017 Honda CRF450X

Price, Warranty, and Availability

This new 2017 Honda CRF450X costs around $8,440 and comes with a 1-year unlimited mileage limited warranty. The bike is already out and available at various dealerships.

Source : www.2018hondamodels.com

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