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A Factual Report From Mercury Marine

Boat House Bulletin Review

Engine:

4.3 MPI ECT 220hp Mercury® MerCruiser®

Boat:

Starcraft - 1918 Limited

Prop:

Alpha 4®

4.3 MPI ECT 220hp
Select Units:

Performance Summary

Best Fuel Economy (MPG@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (L/100km@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (L/nm@RPM)
  • 4.7 @ 3000
  • 50.0 @ 3000
  • 1.1 @ 3000
Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (KPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 49.0 @ 4660
  • 78.9 @ 4660
  • 42.6 @ 4660
Acceleration 0 - 20 MPH (seconds)
  • 5.9
Acceleration 0 - 30 MPH (seconds)
  • 8.5
RPM Range Speed (MPH / kts) Speed (KPH / kts) Fuel (GPH) Fuel (LPH) Fuel (MPG) Fuel (L/100km)
1000 5.3 / 4.6 8.5 / 4.6 1.3 4.9 4.1 57.4
2000 8.0 / 7.0 12.9 / 7.0 3.8 14.4 2.1 112.0
3000 30.5 / 26.5 49.1 / 26.5 6.5 24.6 4.7 50.0
3500 36.5 / 31.7 58.7 / 31.7 9.5 36.0 3.8 61.9
4000 40.0 / 34.8 64.4 / 34.8 12.4 46.9 3.2 73.5
4500 47.6 / 41.4 76.6 / 41.4 13.1 49.6 3.6 65.3
4660 49.0 / 42.6 78.9 / 42.6 17.4 65.9 2.8 84.0

Performance Curve

GPH MPH MPG
LPH KPH L/100km

Test Conditions

Test Date
  • 2013-08-05
Test Conductor
  • MS/JR
Elevation
  • 871 ft
  • 265 m
Air Temperature
  • 70 °F
  • 21 °C
Wind Velocity
  • 0 - 5 MPH
  • 0 - 8 KPH
  • 0 - 4 kts
Water Type
  • Fresh
Fuel Level at Testing
  • 28 gallons
  • 106 liters
Boat Weight as Tested
  • 1838 lbs
  • 834 kg

Engine Specifications

Engine
  • 4.3 MPI ECT 220hp Mercury® MerCruiser®

Boat Specifications

Manufacturer
  • Starcraft
Website
Boat Model
  • 1918 Limited
Boat Type
  • Runabout - open bow
Material
  • Fiberglass
Length
  • 19 ft 9 in
  • 6.0 m
Beam
  • 8 ft 2 in
  • 2.5 m
Fuel Tank Capacity
  • 30.0 gallons
  • 114 liters
Steering Type
  • Power Steering
Dry Boat Weight
  • 1838 pounds
  • 833.7 kg

Propeller Specifications

Part Number
  • 834854A45
Mercury Name
  • Alpha 4®
Pitch
  • 20.0
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