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A Factual Report From Mercury Marine

Boat House Bulletin Review

Engine:

Single 225 hp Verado®

Boat:

Lund - 197 Pro V GL

Prop:

Tempest® Plus

225 hp
Select Units:

Performance Summary

Best Fuel Economy (MPG@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (KM/L@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (L/nm@RPM)
  • 3.3 @ 3500
  • 1.4 @ 3500
  • 0.8 @ 3500
Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (KPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 52.8 @ 6000
  • 85.0 @ 6000
  • 45.9 @ 6000
Acceleration 0 - 20 MPH (seconds)
  • 5.3
Acceleration 0 - 30 MPH (seconds)
  • 7.7
RPM Range Speed (MPH) Speed (KPH) Speed (KN) Fuel (GPH) Fuel (LPH) Fuel (MPG) Fuel (KM/L) Fuel (NM/L) Range (miles) Range (km) Range (nm) Sound (dBA)
1000 4.8 7.7 4.2 1.1 4.2 4.4 1.9 1.0 - - - -
2000 7.3 11.7 6.3 3.5 13.2 2.1 0.9 0.5 - - - -
3000 9.8 15.8 8.5 7.7 29.1 1.3 0.6 0.3 - - - -
3500 25.9 41.7 22.5 7.9 29.9 3.3 1.4 0.8 - - - -
4000 31.5 50.7 27.4 9.8 37.1 3.2 1.4 0.7 - - - -
4500 35.9 57.8 31.2 13.4 50.7 2.7 1.1 0.6 - - - -
5000 40.9 65.8 35.5 17.6 66.6 2.3 1.0 0.5 - - - -
5500 48.2 77.6 41.9 22.8 86.3 2.1 0.9 0.5 - - - -
6000 52.8 85.0 45.9 23.4 88.6 2.3 1.0 0.5 - - - -

Performance Curve

GPH MPH MPG
LPH KPH KML
LPH KN NML

Test Conditions

Test Date
  • 2013-08-19
Test Conductor
  • JR/MN
Elevation
  • 1350 ft
  • 411 m
Air Temperature
  • 85 °F
  • 29 °C
Wind Velocity
  • 0 - 10 MPH
  • 0 - 16 KPH
  • 0 - 9 kts
Water Type
  • Fresh
Fuel Level at Testing
  • 40 gallons
  • 151 liters
Boat Weight as Tested
  • 2100 lbs
  • 953 kg

Engine Specifications

Number of Engines
  • Single
Engine
  • 225 hp Verado®
HP / kW
  • 225 / 168
Engine type
  • Inline 6
Gearcase ratio
  • 1.85:1

Boat Specifications

Manufacturer
  • Lund
Website
Boat Model
  • 197 Pro V GL
Boat Type
  • Aluminum - console
Material
  • Aluminum
Length
  • 19 ft 7 in
  • 6.0 m
Beam
  • 8 ft
  • 2.4 m
Max HP Capacity
  • 225
Fuel Tank Capacity
  • 60.0 gallons
  • 227 liters
Steering Type
  • Mercury Power Steering
Dry Boat Weight
  • 2100 pounds
  • 952.5 kg
Mounting Bolt Hole
  • 2

Propeller Specifications

Part Number
  • 825860A47
Mercury Name
  • Tempest® Plus
Material
  • Stainless Steel
Diameter / Pitch
  • 14.625 / 19.0
Number of Blades
  • 3
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