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A Factual Report From Mercury Marine

Boat House Bulletin Review

Engine:

250 hp Pro FourStroke Verado®

Boat:

Avalon - Paradise 2785 EL

Prop:

Enertia®

250 hp Pro FourStroke
Select Units:

Performance Summary

Best Fuel Economy (MPG@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (L/100km@RPM)
  • 3.8 @ 2500
  • 61.9 @ 2500
Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 45.4 @ 6350
  • 39.5 @ 6350
Acceleration 0 - 20 MPH (seconds) Acceleration 0 - 32 kts (seconds)
  • 5.1
Acceleration 0 - 30 MPH (seconds) Acceleration 0 - 48 kts (seconds)
  • 7.5
RPM Range Speed (MPH / kts) Speed (KPH / kts) Fuel (GPH) Fuel (LPH) Fuel (MPG) Fuel (L/100km)
1000 4.7 / 4.1 7.6 / 4.1 0.9 3.4 5.2 45.2
1500 6.2 / 5.4 10.0 / 5.4 1.6 6.1 3.8 61.9
2000 8.4 / 7.3 13.5 / 7.3 2.3 8.7 3.6 65.3
2500 12.6 / 11.0 20.3 / 11.0 3.3 12.5 3.8 61.9
3000 17.3 / 15.0 27.8 / 15.0 4.8 18.2 3.6 65.3
3500 21.3 / 18.5 34.3 / 18.5 6.6 25.0 3.2 73.5
4000 25.0 / 21.7 40.2 / 21.7 9.4 35.6 2.6 90.5
5000 32.0 / 27.8 51.5 / 27.8 16.3 61.7 1.9 123.8
6000 40.0 / 34.8 64.4 / 34.8 27.0 102.2 1.5 156.8
6350 45.4 / 39.5 73.1 / 39.5 27.9 105.6 1.6 147.0

Performance Curve

GPH MPH MPG
LPH KPH L/100km

Test Conditions

Test Date
  • 2013-08-12
Test Conductor
  • NN
Elevation
  • 177 ft
  • 54 m
Air Temperature
  • 71 °F
  • 22 °C
Wind Velocity
  • 0 - 5 MPH
  • 0 - 8 KPH
  • 0 - 4 kts
Water Type
  • Fresh
Fuel Level at Testing
  • 10 gallons
  • 38 liters
Boat Weight as Tested
  • 3300 lbs
  • 1497 kg

Engine Specifications

Engine
  • 250 hp Pro FourStroke Verado®
HP / kW
  • 250 / 186
Engine type
  • Inline 6
Gearcase ratio
  • 1.85:1

Boat Specifications

Manufacturer
  • Avalon
Website
Boat Model
  • Paradise 2785 EL
Boat Type
  • Pontoon
Material
  • Aluminum
Length
  • 27 ft
  • 8.2 m
Beam
  • 8 ft 5 in
  • 2.6 m
Max HP Capacity
  • 300
Fuel Tank Capacity
  • 42.0 gallons
  • 159 liters
Steering Type
  • Mercury Power Steering
Dry Boat Weight
  • 3300 pounds
  • 1496.9 kg
Mounting Bolt Hole
  • 1

Propeller Specifications

Part Number
  • 898991A46
Mercury Name
  • Enertia®
Pitch
  • 15.0
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