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A Factual Report From Mercury Marine

Boat House Bulletin Review

Engine:

40 hp EFI FourStroke

Boat:

Lowe - FM160T

Prop:

Black Max®

40 hp EFI
Select Units:

Performance Summary

Best Fuel Economy (MPG@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (L/100km@RPM)
  • 11.2 @ 4000
  • 21.0 @ 4000
Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 32.8 @ 5780
  • 28.5 @ 5780
Acceleration 0 - 20 MPH (seconds) Acceleration 0 - 32 kts (seconds)
  • 9.0
RPM Range Speed (MPH / kts) Speed (KPH / kts) Fuel (GPH) Fuel (LPH) Fuel (MPG) Fuel (L/100km)
1000 3.2 / 2.8 5.1 / 2.8 0.2 0.8 16.0 14.7
2000 5.4 / 4.7 8.7 / 4.7 0.5 1.9 10.8 21.8
3000 8.5 / 7.4 13.7 / 7.4 1.2 4.5 7.1 33.1
3500 13.6 / 11.8 21.9 / 11.8 1.5 5.7 9.1 25.8
4000 20.2 / 17.6 32.5 / 17.6 1.8 6.8 11.2 21.0
4500 23.7 / 20.6 38.1 / 20.6 2.3 8.7 10.3 22.8
5000 26.3 / 22.9 42.3 / 22.9 2.7 10.2 9.7 24.2
5500 29.4 / 25.6 47.3 / 25.6 3.3 12.5 8.9 26.4
5780 32.8 / 28.5 52.8 / 28.5 3.7 14.0 8.9 26.4

Performance Curve

GPH MPH MPG
LPH KPH L/100km

Test Conditions

Test Date
  • 2014-06-04
Test Conductor
  • BC
Elevation
  • 915 ft
  • 279 m
Air Temperature
  • 88 °F
  • 31 °C
Wind Velocity
  • 0 - 10 MPH
  • 0 - 16 KPH
  • 0 - 9 kts
Water Type
  • Fresh
Fuel Level at Testing
  • 7 gallons
  • 25 liters

Engine Specifications

Engine
  • 40 hp EFI FourStroke
HP / kW
  • 40 / 30
Engine type
  • Inline 3
Gearcase ratio
  • 2.00:1

Boat Specifications

Manufacturer
  • Lowe
Website
Boat Model
  • FM160T
Boat Type
  • Deep V / Multi-species
Material
  • Aluminum
Length
  • 16 ft 1 in
  • 4.9 m
Beam
  • 6 ft 3 in
  • 1.9 m
Max HP Capacity
  • 40
Steering Type
  • Tiller
Dry Boat Weight
  • 661 pounds
  • 299.8 kg
Mounting Bolt Hole
  • 1

Propeller Specifications

Part Number
  • 73134A45
Mercury Name
  • Black Max®
Pitch
  • 12.0
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