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A Factual Report From Mercury Marine

Boat House Bulletin Review

Engine:

60 hp EFI FourStroke

Boat:

Lowe - FM160S

Prop:

SpitFire®

60 hp EFI
Select Units:

Performance Summary

Best Fuel Economy (MPG@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (L/100km@RPM)
  • 9.6 @ 3500
  • 24.5 @ 3500
Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 30.1 @ 5960
  • 26.2 @ 5960
Acceleration 0 - 20 MPH (seconds) Acceleration 0 - 32 kts (seconds)
  • 7.4
RPM Range Speed (MPH / kts) Speed (KPH / kts) Fuel (GPH) Fuel (LPH) Fuel (MPG) Fuel (L/100km)
1000 3.5 / 3.0 5.6 / 3.0 0.3 1.1 11.7 20.1
2000 6.1 / 5.3 9.8 / 5.3 0.6 2.3 10.2 23.1
3000 10.5 / 9.1 16.9 / 9.1 1.4 5.3 7.5 31.4
3500 16.3 / 14.2 26.2 / 14.2 1.7 6.4 9.6 24.5
4000 20.2 / 17.6 32.5 / 17.6 2.2 8.3 9.2 25.6
4500 23.2 / 20.2 37.3 / 20.2 2.8 10.6 8.3 28.3
5000 25.4 / 22.1 40.9 / 22.1 3.4 12.9 7.5 31.4
5500 28.4 / 24.7 45.7 / 24.7 4.3 16.3 6.6 35.6
5960 30.1 / 26.2 48.4 / 26.2 4.6 17.4 6.5 36.2

Performance Curve

GPH MPH MPG
LPH KPH L/100km

Test Conditions

Test Date
  • 2014-06-03
Test Conductor
  • BC
Elevation
  • 915 ft
  • 279 m
Air Temperature
  • 90 °F
  • 32 °C
Wind Velocity
  • 0 - 10 MPH
  • 0 - 16 KPH
  • 0 - 9 kts
Water Type
  • Fresh
Fuel Level at Testing
  • 12 gallons
  • 45 liters

Engine Specifications

Engine
  • 60 hp EFI FourStroke
HP / kW
  • 60 / 45
Engine type
  • Inline 4
Gearcase ratio
  • 1.83:1

Boat Specifications

Manufacturer
  • Lowe
Website
Boat Model
  • FM160S
Boat Type
  • Deep V / Multi-species
Material
  • Aluminum
Length
  • 16 ft 5 in
  • 5.0 m
Beam
  • 6 ft 10 in
  • 2.1 m
Max HP Capacity
  • 60
Fuel Tank Capacity
  • 12.0 gallons
  • 45 liters
Steering Type
  • Mechanical
Dry Boat Weight
  • 1061 pounds
  • 481.3 kg
Mounting Bolt Hole
  • 1

Propeller Specifications

Part Number
  • 8M8026625
Mercury Name
  • SpitFire®
Pitch
  • 12.0
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