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A Factual Report From Mercury Marine

Boat House Bulletin Review

Engine:

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 (L/100km@RPM)
  • 3.3 @ 3500
  • 71.3 @ 3500
Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 52.8 @ 6000
  • 45.9 @ 6000
Acceleration 0 - 20 MPH (seconds) Acceleration 0 - 32 kts (seconds)
  • 5.3
Acceleration 0 - 30 MPH (seconds) Acceleration 0 - 48 kts (seconds)
  • 7.7
RPM Range Speed (MPH / kts) Speed (KPH / kts) Fuel (GPH) Fuel (LPH) Fuel (MPG) Fuel (L/100km)
1000 4.8 / 4.2 7.7 / 4.2 1.1 4.2 4.4 53.5
2000 7.3 / 6.3 11.7 / 6.3 3.5 13.2 2.1 112.0
3000 9.8 / 8.5 15.8 / 8.5 7.7 29.1 1.3 180.9
3500 25.9 / 22.5 41.7 / 22.5 7.9 29.9 3.3 71.3
4000 31.5 / 27.4 50.7 / 27.4 9.8 37.1 3.2 73.5
4500 35.9 / 31.2 57.8 / 31.2 13.4 50.7 2.7 87.1
5000 40.9 / 35.6 65.8 / 35.6 17.6 66.6 2.3 102.3
5500 48.2 / 41.9 77.6 / 41.9 22.8 86.3 2.1 112.0
6000 52.8 / 45.9 85.0 / 45.9 23.4 88.6 2.3 102.3

Performance Curve

GPH MPH MPG
LPH KPH L/100km

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

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
Pitch
  • 19.0
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