2009 Honda CRF50F Features & Benefits

Featuring an inverted fork, 49cc four-stroke engine, automatic clutch and three-speed gearbox, it's no wonder this little Honda CRF50F has been the model of choice for beginning riders the world over for more than 40 years.

Features & Benefits

Engine/Drivetrain

  • Dependable 49cc SOHC four-stroke engine develops smooth, easy-to-use power.
  • 10.0:1 compression ratio for good performance.
  • Maintenance-free CD ignition and automatic cam-chain tensioner.
  • 13mm piston-valve carburetor offers excellent fuel mileage and throttle response throughout the rpm range.
  • Smooth-shifting three-speed transmission and automatic clutch offer simple operation and easy takeoffs.
  • Durable #420 drive chain offers dependable operation and low maintenance.
  • USDA-qualified muffler/spark arrester is efficient and quiet.
  • Closed crankcase ventilation system safeguards against engine oil contamination.

Chassis/Suspension

  • High-tensile steel frame and swingarm offer excellent balance of strength and compliance.
  • Inverted telescopic fork offers a plush 3.5 inches of suspension travel.
  • Single-shock rear suspension provides 2.8 inches of well-damped travel and is mounted to a reinforced swingarm.
  • 28-spoke, 10-inch-diameter wheels with die-cast-aluminum hubs look great, provide excellent maneuverability and offer smooth ride quality.
  • Powerful, lightweight front and rear drum brakes.
  • Wide, long-wearing off-road tires offer excellent traction.
  • Front suspension spring and damping rates for optimum rider comfort and bump absorption.

Additional Features

  • CRF®-R-inspired bodywork.
  • Engine design produces low emissions that meets both EPA and California Air Resources Board (CARB) off-road emissions standards.
  • Narrow 4.3-inch-wide CRF-type seat, slim fuel tank and extra-low 21.6-inch seat height provide excellent comfort and mobility for a broad range of young riders.
  • Adjustable throttle limiter.
  • Keyed ignition switch prevents unauthorized use.
  • Motocross-style handlebar with padded protector.
  • Small-size control levers enhance young rider comfort and confidence.
  • High-quality, comfortable grips.
  • Small overall size and light weight simplify transport.
  • Easy-access washable foam air filter simplifies maintenance.
  • Folding, cleated footpegs offer secure footing even in muddy conditions.
  • Durable plastic fenders are nearly indestructible.
  • Honda Racing-inspired colors and graphics.
  • Transferable six-month limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.
  • When you buy a new Honda Powersports Product, you may be eligible to receive a complimentary one year membership in the Honda Riders Club of America®, which includes an exclusive Members-only magazine, rider training benefits, access to the Members-only Clubhouse Web site and much more. Some limitations apply. For more information on the HRCA®, log on to hrca.honda.com.
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