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KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike Review Specs

The KTM has launched the number of amazing dirt bikes for the past number of years. This year it has again launched the number of excellent dirt bikes that enables it to be the part of Top Ten Best Dirt Bike Brand in the World. The KTM brand has proudly launched its new KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike. It is one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world of Enduro. It features the powerful 4-stroke engine features the latest technology of fuel injection and 2-stroke engine. It features the strong, slim and attractive chassis of all times. It seat provides maximum rider movement for better handling experience. The review of new KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike with its pictures and specifications are given below.

KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike – Features


The new KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike features the powerful 250cc engine, which is very famous for its amazing performance not only among customers but among its 2-stroke competitors as well. This bike features the latest TPI (Transfer Port Injection) fuel injection system, which provides the smooth sporty 2-stroke race performance. The latest EFI system having two injectors have been attached to the transfer ports of the cylinder making the engine much smoother to ride plus it also reduces the fuel consumption as well. This 250cc engine contains the modern shaft arrangement making it perfect for mass centralization. It features well-protected E-starter better than 2017 KTM 250 EXC and balancer shaft for low engine vibration with 6-speed Enduro transmission and hydraulically operated DDS clutch. Its latest cylinder feature the bore of 66.4 mm and it is fitted with an amazing power valve offering the smooth and controllable power characteristics. The cylinder features the two lateral domes that contains the fuel injectors supplying fuel into the rear transfer ports. Thus it reduces the unburnt fuel loss and provide more efficient combustion and less fuel consumption. The little tube is been used in the rear of the cylinder, which is being connected with an intake pressure sensor that supplies pressure data to its control unit.

KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike Engine

The lightweight die-cast crankcase has been used to achieve better mass centralization and it has the ability to hold the clutch shaft and crankshaft in high position to center of the gravity. The new KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike allows to have a better implementation of balancer shaft. This dirt bike features the 6-speed Enduro transmission that features an Enduro specific wide ratio to offers precise and easy shifting experience. The latest No Dirt gear shift have been used to prevent muck from blocking the joint. The latest Engine Management System (EMS) of the TPI contains the new control unit which is being located below the seat. This control system determines its ignition timing plus the amount of fuel to be injected. The engine of new KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike allows for the better implementation of lateral balancer shaft to keep the vibration at the minimum level. It ensure to have a smooth and comfortable ride. This off-roader comes with the latest DDS clutch (Damped Diaphragm Steel) having the wear-free steel basket, extremely heat resistant clutch plates and new nitrated steel liners. Its clever design contains the diaphragm spring instead of the usual coil springs making the overall action much easier. Its diaphragm spring provides the minimal space for the damping system to be integrated into its clutch hub. It ensure to have a light operation and an ultimate amounts of control are standard with its hydraulic Brembo actuation clutch. The new electronic oil pump feeds oil from an oil tank via the throttle body into an engine intake plus it ensure the perfect fuel-oil mix under all conditions and engine speed. This system is being managed by the control unit that is based on the engine’s revs and it load measured by the TPS (Throttle Position Sensor). It features the newly developed throttle bodies from Dell’Orto featuring the total diameter of 39 mm. The airflow is regulated by the butterfly which is connected with the twin-cable throttle cam and it is operated by the new handlebar throttle assembly.

KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike

The throttle position sensor offers the full airflow data to its control unit while the new bypass screw allows the regulation of the idle speed. The cold start device also opens when the bypass start supplying more air. The latest cooling system of new KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike routes the coolant from the cylinder form the cylinder head through the frame triangle directly to an aluminum radiators made by WP. An additional KTM Power Parts radiator fan that riders can add to its fuel injected 2-stroke injected 2-stroke is now fully regulated by the control unit. This system is extremely efficient due to the use of optimized internal circulation and CFD-calculated ventilation. The new radiator protections improves the overall heat dissipation. The nickel-plated pipe is being produced by the WP Performance System and it is being taken over from the latest carburetor model. It is designed to achieve the better power band and maximal performance. The latest 3D production process guarantees to have an ultimate level of precision and reliability of the pipe.


The new KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike features the slimmest and lightest frame of all times like in 2018 KTM 250 EXC TPI Six Days. It features the lightweight and high-tech chrome-moly steel frame that allows for easy handling and better stability. The rider can also feel the better torsional rigidity and low longitudinal stiffness. It results in an outstanding absorption of the energy created from the front and rear suspension. In other words, it provides less fatigue and more comfort during the ride. The engine is being laterally attached to ensure the low vibration level. There are two threaded inserts into the lower cradle tubes allowing the safe fixation of optimal skid plates. This KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike is about the kilogram lighter than other competitors.

KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike

It is much easy to maintain and it provides plenty of space for the tank and other components. Its upper frame tube features the slot where an oil filler cap is being attached that foods the oil tank via the hose inside the frame tube. This KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike also features an extra-light sub-frame which is made up of stable aluminum profiles. The lightweight polyethylene tank having the capacity of 9.25 liters have been used. This model uses the latest integrated fuel pump system with an additional fuel level sensor that alerts the rider when running low on fuel. The latest cast aluminum design provides the low weight and better flex behavior. The use of single-component casting process eliminates all the weak points which were created during welding.


The new KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike features the latest electronics and technology to compete in the market. The strong lithium-ion battery is used which is low in weight. This battery and wiring harness are centralized in a separate compartment just above an air filter. The stronger generator of 196 W is used to meet the need of the latest engine management system.

KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike

Wheels and Suspension

The new KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike features the lightweight wheels having the latest CNC machined hubs and high-end Giant rims ensuring to have a maximum stability at minimum weight. The wheels are attached with Maxxis tires offering the best performance on all kinds of surfaces. It features the latest WP Xplor 48 upside-down fork, which is the split fork and it is developed by WP. It is fitted with the spring on both sides and contains separated function for each fork leg i.e. compression damping is fitted on the left side while rebound on its right. This fork is easily adjustable for compression and rebound with the twist of the dial. The new outer fork tubes and the reworked setting provides maximum sensitivity with better damping behavior and low weight. There is the sealed hydro-stop that ensure to have an excellent resistance to bottoming-out. This fork contains the travel of 300 mm and it ensures to have better damping characteristics. The PDS is being used as a shock absorber and it is directly connected to the upper side of the swingarm. The shock absorber is attached closer to the centerline providing more space for the exhaust system. The second piston works together with the closed cup towards the end of the stroke and it is supported by the progressive shock spring for enhanced resistance. The 22 mm of triple clamps features the solid grip of the fork for precise handling. The handlebar of new KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike is fully adjustable forward and backward over 4 positions. The high-tech Brembo brakes are used with the lightweight Wave brake discs for better, stronger and faster-stopping force. The design of air filter provides maximum protection of the air filter against soiling to ensure maximum airflow. This KTM model features the new intake snorkel designed for the new throttle bodies. The large Air filter is attached to the stiff cage for an ultimate performance.

KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike

Ergonomics & Comfort

The new KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike features an attractive ergonomics and design to facilitate during off-road riding. The handlebars are made up of high-strength aluminum by NEKEN featuring the throttle assembly. The vulcanized grip is mounted on its right while the left side contains the comfortable ODI lock-on grip. The new No Dirt footpegs prevent the smudging up the pegs when riding in muddy areas. The footpegs of KTM Enduro models are about 6 mm higher than the one used on KTM SX models.

Bodywork & Graphics

The new KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike features the latest R&D KISKA Design offering the better factory racers. They shape it with plastic to achieve the better harmony between the bike and the ride. The perfect ergonomics and contact points offer maximum comfort and movement during the ride. The I-beam structure of the front and rear fender ensure to have maximum stability and low weight. The use of new graphics further enhances its overall look.

KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike – Technical Specifications


Design 1-cylinder, 2-stroke engine
Displacement 249 cm³
Bore 66.4 mm
Stroke 72 mm
Starter Kick and electric starter

KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike Specs


Transmission 6-speed
Primary drive 26:73
Secondary gear ratio 14:50
Clutch Wet multi-disc clutch, Brembo hydraulics
EMS Synerject
CO2 emissions 67
Fuel consumption 2.87

KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike Specs


Frame design Chrome-molybdenum steel central-tube frame
Rear suspension WP Xplor PDS shock absorber
Suspension travel (front) 300 mm
Suspension travel (rear) 310 mm
Front brake Disc brake
Rear brake Disc brake
Front brake disc diameter 260 mm
Rear brake disc diameter 220 mm

KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike Specs


Steering head angle 63.5 °
Wheelbase 1482 ± 10 mm
Ground clearance 370 mm
Seat height 960 mm
Tank capacity (approx.) 9 l
Weight READY TO RACE (without fuel) 103 kg

KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike Specs


This article is about the review of new KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike and it is covered under the best review site www.bikescatalog.com. This dirt bike features the powerful engine offering the best performance at all times. Its chassis is kept the light in weight to ensure easy and better maneuvering while an attractive graphics always demands another look. The seat provides maximum rider movement for maximum control while the handlebars are responsible for better handling experience. The new KTM 250 EXC TPI 2018 Enduro Bike is really an ideal bike for off-road riders.

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