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A Factual Report From Mercury Marine

Boat House Bulletin Review

Engine:

300 hp Pro FourStroke Verado®

Boat:

Tahoe - Ambassador 2785 RL

Prop:

Enertia®

300 hp Pro FourStroke
Select Units:

Performance Summary

Best Fuel Economy (MPG@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (L/100km@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (L/nm@RPM)
  • 3.1 @ 3000
  • 75.9 @ 3000
  • 0.7 @ 3000
Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (KPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 44.7 @ 6300
  • 71.9 @ 6300
  • 38.8 @ 6300
Acceleration 0 - 20 MPH (seconds)
  • 5.3
Acceleration 0 - 30 MPH (seconds)
  • 8.7
RPM Range Speed (MPH / kts) Speed (KPH / kts) Fuel (GPH) Fuel (LPH) Fuel (MPG) Fuel (L/100km)
1000 4.3 / 3.7 6.9 / 3.7 1.0 3.8 4.3 54.7
1500 6.2 / 5.4 10.0 / 5.4 1.6 6.1 3.9 60.3
2000 8.8 / 7.6 14.2 / 7.6 2.5 9.5 3.5 67.2
2500 12.5 / 10.9 20.1 / 10.9 4.0 15.1 3.1 75.9
3000 17.6 / 15.3 28.3 / 15.3 5.7 21.6 3.1 75.9
3500 21.6 / 18.8 34.8 / 18.8 8.2 31.0 2.6 90.5
4000 25.3 / 22.0 40.7 / 22.0 10.9 41.3 2.3 102.3
5000 32.1 / 27.9 51.7 / 27.9 22.0 83.3 1.5 156.8
6000 43.5 / 37.8 70.0 / 37.8 29.8 112.8 1.5 156.8
6300 44.7 / 38.8 71.9 / 38.8 29.8 112.8 1.5 156.8

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
  • 65 °F
  • 18 °C
Wind Velocity
  • 0 - 5 MPH
  • 0 - 8 KPH
  • 0 - 4 kts
Water Type
  • Fresh
Fuel Level at Testing
  • 21 gallons
  • 79 liters
Boat Weight as Tested
  • 3300 lbs
  • 1497 kg

Engine Specifications

Engine
  • 300 hp Pro FourStroke Verado®
HP / kW
  • 300 / 224
Engine type
  • Inline 6
Gearcase ratio
  • 1.75:1

Boat Specifications

Manufacturer
  • Tahoe
Website
Boat Model
  • Ambassador 2785 RL
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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