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A Factual Report From Mercury Marine

Boat House Bulletin Review

Engine:

250 hp Pro FourStroke Verado®

Boat:

Sylvan - S-3

Prop:

Enertia®

250 hp Pro FourStroke
Select Units:

Performance Summary

Best Fuel Economy (MPG@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (L/100km@RPM)
  • 3.6 @ 3000
  • 65.3 @ 3000
Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 47.0 @ 6400
  • 40.9 @ 6400
Acceleration 0 - 20 MPH (seconds) Acceleration 0 - 32 kts (seconds)
  • 3.4
Acceleration 0 - 30 MPH (seconds) Acceleration 0 - 48 kts (seconds)
  • 5.3
RPM Range Speed (MPH / kts) Speed (KPH / kts) Fuel (GPH) Fuel (LPH) Fuel (MPG) Fuel (L/100km)
1000 5.1 / 4.4 8.2 / 4.4 1.0 3.8 5.1 46.1
2000 9.0 / 7.8 14.5 / 7.8 2.1 7.9 4.3 54.7
3000 17.5 / 15.2 28.2 / 15.2 4.8 18.2 3.6 65.3
3500 21.6 / 18.8 34.8 / 18.8 6.4 24.2 3.4 69.2
4000 25.8 / 22.4 41.5 / 22.4 9.6 36.3 2.7 87.1
4500 29.0 / 25.2 46.7 / 25.2 12.4 46.9 2.3 102.3
5000 32.6 / 28.4 52.5 / 28.4 16.5 62.5 2.0 117.6
5500 35.5 / 30.9 57.1 / 30.9 21.2 80.3 1.7 138.4
6000 43.0 / 37.4 69.2 / 37.4 27.1 102.6 1.6 147.0
6400 47.0 / 40.9 75.6 / 40.9 27.8 105.2 1.7 138.4

Performance Curve

GPH MPH MPG
LPH KPH L/100km

Test Conditions

Test Date
  • 2013-08-05
Test Conductor
  • MS/JG
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
  • 30 gallons
  • 114 liters
Boat Weight as Tested
  • 3200 lbs
  • 1451 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
  • Sylvan
Website
Boat Model
  • S-3
Boat Type
  • Pontoon
Material
  • Aluminum
Length
  • 24 ft 10 in
  • 7.6 m
Beam
  • 8 ft 6 in
  • 2.6 m
Max HP Capacity
  • 250
Fuel Tank Capacity
  • 44.0 gallons
  • 167 liters
Steering Type
  • Mercury Power Steering
Dry Boat Weight
  • 3200 pounds
  • 1451.5 kg
Mounting Bolt Hole
  • 3

Propeller Specifications

Part Number
  • 898990A46
Mercury Name
  • Enertia®
Pitch
  • 15.0
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