2012 Honda CRF70F Features and Benefits

Because it’s equipped with a rugged 72cc SOHC four-stroke engine and automatic clutch, the CRF70F pumps out easy-to-use power that makes it an enduring and popular choice for beginning riders. Add to that a host of low-maintenance features, a low seat height and a three-speed transmission, and you have a dependable little riding partner that’s ready for years of faithful service.



- Fuel-efficient SOHC 72cc four-stroke engine offers easy-to-use power and a high level of dependability.

- 13mm piston-valve carburetor offers excellent rideability.

- Closed crankcase vent system safeguards against engine oil contamination.

- Automatic cam-chain tensioner.

- Maintenance-free CD ignition.

- Quiet, USDA-qualified muffler/spark arrester.

- #420 drive chain is tough and durable.

- Three-speed constant-mesh transmission with automatic clutch for easy takeoffs and shifting.

- 9.0:1 compression ratio for good performance and easy kick starting.


- Lightweight and rigid backbone frame configuration.

- Smooth-action 27mm front fork provides 3.9 inches of suspension travel for confident control over rugged trails.

- Triangulated swingarm with single shock is durable and offers 3.5 inches of rear wheel travel.

- Brakes are compact and lightweight and feature leading-/trailing-shoe-design front and rear.

- Knobby tires offer excellent grip and long life.

Additional Features

- CRF®-R-inspired bodywork.

- Honda Racing-inspired colors and graphics.

- Keyed ignition switch prevents unauthorized use.

- Steel-spoked wheels combine with Honda Racing styling and graphics to look like the bigger CRFs.

- CRF-style seat shape accommodates a broad range of rider sizes.

- Small and lightweight feel combine with low seat height to inspire confidence in younger riders.

- Tough and durable plastic body parts.

- Motocross-style handlebar with crossbar.

- Folding, cleated footpegs offer secure footing even in muddy conditions.

- Front suspension features dual-rate springs for improved rider comfort and bump absorption.

- Transferable six-month limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.


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