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Mercury® Diesel
TDI 3.0L (230-260hp)

Compact and Efficient

High-power density in a compact lightweight package.

  • Power mhp / kW 260 / 191
  • Maximum RPM (WOT) 4000
  • Engine type V-6
  • Displacement (L) 3.0
  • Weight (engine only) 675 lbs / 306 kg

The specifications displayed here may not be indicative of the entire engine family; click on the “See All Models and Specs” link to view the specs in detail.

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Mercury Diesel, Good Choice! Repower Event

Mercury Diesel, Good Choice! Repower Event

For a limited time, the V-6 Mercury Diesel TDI 3.0L 260 Sterndrive and Inboard engine packages will be offered with reduced pricing, and 5 years of factory-backed coverage for worry-free boating. Repowering with Mercury Diesel is the Good Choice to help you fall in love with your boat all over again! Your boat is worth it.

Contact your authorized Mercury Diesel dealer for more details

Power & Performance.

Power & Performance.

The low weight of these diesels results in best-in-class power-to-weight ratio. Combined with great low-end torque, the end result is crowd-pleasing hole shot, great acceleration, low planing times and ultra-smooth performance.

Intuitive Design.

Intuitive Design.

Mercury® SmartCraft® compatibility is built into these engines, delivering key information about vital engine functions on an easy-to-read LED display. SmartCraft Digital Throttle & Shift (DTS) offers smooth shifting, immediate throttle response and high-tech digital controls.

Clean, Quiet, Efficient.

Clean, Quiet, Efficient.

DI technology uses injectors to spray diesel fuel atomized at 26,000 psi directly into the main combustion chamber of each cylinder. This process optimizes fuel efficiency and minimizes emissions, along with engine Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH) for an enjoyable boating experience.

Lightweight.

Lightweight.

The TDI engine block is fabricated from Vermicular Graphite Casting (VGC), which has twice the strength of grey iron and most of its attributes, but is 5% to 10% lighter. The end result is low weight, high strength, and maximum heat transfer for optimum cooling.

TDI is a registered trademark of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft
Corrosion-Resistance.

Corrosion-Resistance.

Mercury diesels feature state-of-the-art anti-corrosion, including a thermostatically controlled closed water-cooled system. Water-cooled engine oil, gear oil and steering fluid decrease engine-room temperatures, extending engine life. The SeaCore® system is available for the ultimate in saltwater protection.

Joystick Piloting for Inboards.

Joystick Piloting for Inboards.

The only joystick piloting system that’s compatible with gasoline or diesel inboard and tow sport engines.

The only joystick piloting system for single-inboard boats.

Many features available to make your tow sport adventures even more amazing - click here to find out more!

Specifications

Mercury® Diesel: TDI 3.0L (230-260hp)

  • Power mhp / kW
    • 260 / 191
    Bore and stroke
    • 3.27 x 3.58" / 83 X 91 mm
    Maximum RPM (WOT)
    • 4000
    Engine type
    • V-6
    Displacement (L)
    • 3.0
    Weight (engine only)
    • 675 lbs / 306 kg
    Weight (incl. transmission)
    • 771 lbs / 350 kg
    Weight - Bravo One
    • 906 lbs / 411 kg
    Weight - Bravo Two
    • 922 lbs / 418 kg
    Weight - Bravo Three
    • 933 lbs / 423 kg
    Dimensions (L x W x H)
    • 35 x 32 x 34" / 927 x 813 x 853 mm
    Cooling system
    • Closed cooling
    Fuel consumption
    • 14.2 gal/hr / 53.7 l/hr @ 4000 rpm
    Compatible drives
    • Bravo One
    • Bravo Three
    • Bravo Two
    Emission
    • BSO 2 RCD 2 IMO 2 EPA Tier 3
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  • Power mhp / kW
    • 230 / 169
    Bore and stroke
    • 3.27 x 3.58" / 83 X 91 mm
    Maximum RPM (WOT)
    • 4000
    Engine type
    • V-6
    Displacement (L)
    • 3.0
    Weight (engine only)
    • 675 lbs / 306 kg
    Weight (incl. transmission)
    • 771 lbs / 350 kg
    Weight - Bravo One
    • 906 lbs / 411 kg
    Weight - Bravo Two
    • 922 lbs / 418 kg
    Weight - Bravo Three
    • 933 lbs / 423 kg
    Dimensions (L x W x H)
    • 35 x 32 x 34" / 927 x 813 x 853 mm
    Cooling system
    • Closed cooling
    Fuel consumption
    • 12.6 gal/hr / 47.7 l/hr @ 4000 rpm
    Compatible drives
    • Bravo One
    • Bravo Three
    • Bravo Two
    Emission
    • BSO 2 RCD 2 IMO 2 EPA Tier 3
    Print Compare With Other Products
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