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Pro XS®
150-175 Pro XS

Speed and Throttle. Unleashed.

Race ahead of the pack.

  • Engine type V-6
  • Displacement (L) 2.5
  • Full throttle RPM 5250-5750
  • Steering Big Tiller Compatible, Remote
  • Dry weight *Lightest model available 431 lbs / 195 kg

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Choice of Champions.

Choice of Champions.

Pro XS is the best-selling tournament fishing outboard in the world, and has powered more competitive anglers to victory than any other engine. Run with the same confidence professional tournament anglers have – trust Pro XS.

Powerful and Efficient.

Powerful and Efficient.

Our fuel-injection system boasts the most complete fuel and air atomization, while specialized pistons improve fuel combustion. More power. Less fuel consumed. Fewer emissions produced. Perfect.

Speed / Performance.

Speed / Performance.

Custom exhaust tuners and high-performance cylinder heads maximize power, torque and overall performance for spectacular acceleration and top speed.

Repower Financing.

Repower Financing.

With Mercury Repower Financing, you can easily power up everything from fishing boats, to runabouts, to cruisers with flexible financing on the engine. You can also choose to finance rigging, gauges, controls and even labor. Mercury Repower Financing offers low rates and low monthly payments to fit a boater’s budget.

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Specifications

Pro XS®: 150-175 Pro XS

  • HP / kW
    • 175 / 129
    Engine type
    • V-6
    Displacement (L)
    • 2.5
    Full throttle RPM
    • 5250-5750
    Alternator amp / Watt
    • 60 amp / 756 watt
    Recommended fuel
    • Unleaded Regular 87 Octane Minimum (R+M/2) or 90 RON 10% Ethanol Maximum
    Recommended oil
    • Mercury OptiMax/DFI Outboard Oil
    Engine protection operator warning system
    • Low oil level
    • Over-rev
    • Overheat
    • SmartCraft Engine Guardian
    Compatible with SmartCraft digital technology
    • Yes
    Starting
    • Electric (turn-key)
    Steering
    • Big Tiller Compatible
    • Remote
    Shaft length
    • 20" / 508 mm
    • 25" / 635 mm
    Gearcase ratio
    • 1.87:1
    Dry weight *Lightest model available
    • 431 lbs / 195 kg
    CARB star rating
    • 3
    Bore and stroke
    • 3.50 x 2.65" / 89 x 67 mm
    Ignition
    • PCM Digital Inductive
    Fuel system
    • 2-stage Direct Fuel Injection (DFI)
    Cooling system
    • Water-cooled with thermostat & pressure-controlled
    Gear shift
    • F-N-R
    Gearcase options
    • Standard
    Trim system
    • Power Trim
    Exhaust system
    • Through prop
    Shallow water trim range (degrees)
    • 20
    Color
    • Phantom Black
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  • HP / kW
    • 150 / 110
    Engine type
    • V-6
    Displacement (L)
    • 2.5
    Full throttle RPM
    • 5250-5750
    Alternator amp / Watt
    • 60 amp / 756 watt (Belt-Driven)
    Recommended fuel
    • Unleaded Regular 87 Octane Minimum (R+M/2) or 90 RON 10% Ethanol Maximum
    Recommended oil
    • Mercury OptiMax/DFI Outboard Oil
    Engine protection operator warning system
    • Low oil level
    • Over-rev
    • Overheat
    • SmartCraft Engine Guardian
    Compatible with SmartCraft digital technology
    • Yes
    Starting
    • Electric (turn-key)
    Shaft length
    • 20" / 508 mm
    • 25" / 635 mm
    Gearcase ratio
    • 1.87:1
    Dry weight *Lightest model available
    • 431 lbs / 195 kg
    CARB star rating
    • 3
    Bore and stroke
    • 3.50 x 2.65" / 89 x 67 mm
    Ignition
    • PCM Digital Inductive
    Fuel system
    • 2-stage Direct Fuel Injection (DFI)
    Cooling system
    • Water-cooled with thermostat & pressure-controlled
    Gear shift
    • F-N-R
    Gearcase options
    • Standard
    Trim system
    • Power Trim
    Exhaust system
    • Through prop
    Shallow water trim range (degrees)
    • 20
    Color
    • Phantom Black
    Print Compare With Other Products

Performance Tests

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Mercury engineering reports and performance data. All available on-line for your review.

BHB - Boat House Bulletin Review
Test Date Engine Boat Prop Type
11/2013 150 hp Pro XS® Tracker - Targa V-18 WT Enertia® BHB -
11/2013 150 hp Pro XS® Nitro - Z7 Sport Tempest® Plus BHB -
4/2014 150 hp Pro XS® Crestliner - 2200 Intruder Vengeance® BHB -
11/2013 150 hp Pro XS® Nitro - Z-7 Tempest® Plus BHB -
7/2013 150 hp Pro XS® Caravelle - Razor 237 Mirage® Plus BHB -
11/2012 175 hp Pro XS® Alumaweld - 23 Super V Pro - BHB -
8/2012 150 hp Pro XS® Crestliner - VT-19 Tempest® Plus BHB -
6/2012 175 hp Pro XS® Lowe - FS 185 Vengeance® BHB -
6/2012 150 hp Pro XS® Crestliner - 1750 Raptor DC Tempest® Plus BHB -
6/2012 175 hp Pro XS® Alumaweld - Columbia 23 - BHB -
5/2012 150 hp Pro XS® Smoker Craft - Pro Angler 172 XL Enertia® BHB -
5/2011 150 hp Pro XS® Lund - 1875 Pro V SE Tempest® Plus BHB -
7/2010 175 hp Pro XS® Crestliner - 1900 Super Hawk Black Max® BHB -
6/2010 150 hp Pro XS® Nitro - Z-7 Tempest® Plus BHB -
6/2010 150 hp Pro XS® Nitro - Z-7 Tempest® Plus BHB -
Test Date: 11/2013
Engine: 150 hp Pro XS®
Boat: Tracker - Targa V-18 WT
Prop: Enertia®
Type: BHB -
Test Date: 11/2013
Engine: 150 hp Pro XS®
Boat: Nitro - Z7 Sport
Prop: Tempest® Plus
Type: BHB -
Test Date: 4/2014
Engine: 150 hp Pro XS®
Boat: Crestliner - 2200 Intruder
Prop: Vengeance®
Type: BHB -
Test Date: 11/2013
Engine: 150 hp Pro XS®
Boat: Nitro - Z-7
Prop: Tempest® Plus
Type: BHB -
Test Date: 7/2013
Engine: 150 hp Pro XS®
Boat: Caravelle - Razor 237
Prop: Mirage® Plus
Type: BHB -
Test Date: 11/2012
Engine: 175 hp Pro XS®
Boat: Alumaweld - 23 Super V Pro
Prop: -
Type: BHB -
Test Date: 8/2012
Engine: 150 hp Pro XS®
Boat: Crestliner - VT-19
Prop: Tempest® Plus
Type: BHB -
Test Date: 6/2012
Engine: 175 hp Pro XS®
Boat: Lowe - FS 185
Prop: Vengeance®
Type: BHB -
Test Date: 6/2012
Engine: 150 hp Pro XS®
Boat: Crestliner - 1750 Raptor DC
Prop: Tempest® Plus
Type: BHB -
Test Date: 6/2012
Engine: 175 hp Pro XS®
Boat: Alumaweld - Columbia 23
Prop: -
Type: BHB -
Test Date: 5/2012
Engine: 150 hp Pro XS®
Boat: Smoker Craft - Pro Angler 172 XL
Prop: Enertia®
Type: BHB -
Test Date: 5/2011
Engine: 150 hp Pro XS®
Boat: Lund - 1875 Pro V SE
Prop: Tempest® Plus
Type: BHB -
Test Date: 7/2010
Engine: 175 hp Pro XS®
Boat: Crestliner - 1900 Super Hawk
Prop: Black Max®
Type: BHB -
Test Date: 6/2010
Engine: 150 hp Pro XS®
Boat: Nitro - Z-7
Prop: Tempest® Plus
Type: BHB -
Test Date: 6/2010
Engine: 150 hp Pro XS®
Boat: Nitro - Z-7
Prop: Tempest® Plus
Type: BHB -

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