250 XC - 2020


Model Description

The KTM 250 XC now proudly adds TPI to its name for 2020 and further demonstrates KTM's unrelenting commitment to 2-stroke advancement. The benefits are clear: besides huge improvements in fuel efficiency and exhaust emissions, the system also removes the need for premixing fuel and re-jetting, meaning that with less effort, the engine always runs smoothly and crisply. The KTM 250 XC TPI features a powerful yet smooth two-stroke engine fitted in a state-of-the-art chassis. The stellar performance of the  lightweight 2-stroke engine makes it a true contender for offroad racing.

2020 KTM 250 XC TPI Highlights
NEW graphics for a READY TO RACE appearance.
NEW TPI (Transfer Port Injection) fuel injection system featuring industry-leading technology offers unparalleled performance and simple operation: no premixing or jetting required.
NEW ambient air pressure sensor for improved altitude compensation.
Advanced 2-stroke engine offers class-leading performance with a lightweight construction and features new CNC exhaust port and port timing.
NEW exhaust system provides improved performance with reduced weight and a more durable construction thanks to the innovative corrugated surface on the expansion chamber.
NEW WP XACT front fork setting for improved damping, and new fork piston for improved performance. Features proven, sophisticated air spring design with separate damping functions.
NEW WP XACT rear shock setting and new compression adjuster for improved tuning.
High-tech, lightweight chrome-moly steel frame with optimized stiffness provides a great blend of comfort and stability.
Single-piece cast aluminum swingarm features a long rear axle slot for increased adjustability, offering better straight-line stability.
Bodywork features a slim design for optimal comfort, control and freedom of movement.
Air box and air boot designed to provide maximum protection of the air filter against soiling and better airflow for optimal performance. Air filter can be accessed without tools for quick servicing.
Hydraulic Brembo clutch system offers light operation and highly controllable modulation of the clutch.
High-tech Brembo brakes have always been standard equipment on KTM offroad bikes and are combined with lightweight Wave discs.
Handlebar clamps feature a separated lower clamp and bridge-type upper clamp for more torsional stiffness.
KTM's "No Dirt” foot peg design keeps the peg pivot from becoming clogged, ensuring the foot peg is always in the correct position.
Super lightweight Galfer Wave rotors, CNC machined hubs, high-end Giant rims and Dunlop AT81 tires.
"No Dirt” shift lever prevents dirt from fouling the lever joint to ensure proper shifting in any condition.
Offroad specific additions such as hand guards, a side stand, oversized tank and an 18” rear wheel ensure the 2020 KTM XC TPI machines are READY TO RACE.
Cylinder with twin-valve controlled power valve for smooth power that can be adjusted within seconds for different track conditions.
Lateral counter balancer reduces engine vibrations for less rider fatigue at the end of the moto.
Hydraulically operated DDS clutch features a damping system for better traction and durability.

Model Specification


Engine Type

Single Cylinder, 2-Stroke


249 cc


Electric starter


6 gears, semi-close ratio


Wet DDS multi-disc clutch, Brembo hydraulics



Central double-cradle type


5/8 x 1/4

Steering Head Angle

63.9 degrees

Tank Capacity

8.5 litres


Brake System Front

Disc brake 260 mm

Brake System Rear

Disc brake 220 mm


Front Suspension

WP XACT upside-down fork, 48 mm

Rear Suspension

WP XACT shock absorber with linkage

Suspension Travel Front

310 mm

Suspension Travel Rear

300 mm



66.4 mm


72 mm

Ground Clearance (unloaded)

370 mm

Seat Height

950 mm

Weight (No Fuel)

101.3 kg


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