2020 Yamaha WR450F

Ready to take on National Enduro? Here’s an option from Yamaha.

2020 Yamaha WR450F
2020 Yamaha WR450FYamaha

Ready to take on racing events like National Enduro, or just simply want to hit the trails with your friends? The 2020 Yamaha WR450F is a full-size enduro bike with a 450cc liquid-cooled four-stroke engine with specific fuel-injection maps optimized for enduro racing and tighter trail riding. The bilateral beam aluminum frame is built off of Yamaha’s flagship motocrosser, the YZ450F, but is endowed with features that further give it an enduro twist. These include the composite engine guard, 18-inch rear wheel, 2.2-gallon fuel tank, radiator fan, sealed O-ring chain, fuel level and engine warning lights, steel rear sprocket, and a high-mounted folding aluminum kickstand.

2020 Yamaha WR450F
2020 Yamaha WR450FYamaha

2020 Yamaha WR450F Reviews, Comparisons, And Competition

We reviewed the 2019 WR450F and found that it was a “remarkable improvement from the prior generation model” with its chassis, engine, and suspension updates. Competition includes the KTM 500 XCF-W, Husqvarna FE 501, Honda CRF450X, and even cross-country-geared motorcycles like the KTM 450 XC-F or Honda CRF450RX.

2020 Yamaha WR450F
2020 Yamaha WR450FYamaha

Yamaha WR450F Updates For 2020

In 2019, the WR450F saw suspension updates, an all-new engine, and a reworked chassis. With those recent improvements, not many updates were needed for 2020 aside from the revised headlight fairing and new graphics.

2020 Yamaha WR450F Claimed Specifications

Price $9,699
Engine Liquid-cooled DOHC four-stroke
Displacement 450cc
Bore x Stroke 97.0 x 60.9mm
Horsepower N/A
Torque N/A
Transmission 5-speed
Final Drive Chain
Seat Height 37.6 in.
Rake 27.2°
Trail 4.6 in.
Front Suspension Inverted fork, fully adjustable; 12.2-in. travel
Rear Suspension Fully adjustable; 12.5-in. travel
Front Tire 80/100-21
Rear Tire 120/90-18
Wheelbase 58.3 in.
Fuel Capacity 2.2 gal.
Claimed Wet Weight 265 lb.
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