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Boat House Bulletin Review

A Factual Report From Mercury Marine
Engine:

Single 25 hp EFI FourStroke

Boat:

Sun Tracker - Bass Buggy 18

Prop:

Black Max®

25 hp EFI
Select Units:

Performance Summary

Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (KPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 14.0 @ 6000
  • 22.5 @ 6000
  • 12.2 @ 6000
RPM Range Speed (MPH) Speed (KPH) Speed (KN) Fuel (GPH) Fuel (LPH) Fuel (MPG) Fuel (KM/L) Fuel (NM/L) Range (miles) Range (km) Range (nm) Sound (dBA)
2000 3.7 6.0 3.2 - - - - - - - - -
3000 5.3 8.5 4.6 - - - - - - - - -
3500 6.4 10.3 5.6 - - - - - - - - -
4000 7.1 11.4 6.2 - - - - - - - - -
4500 8.4 13.5 7.3 - - - - - - - - -
5000 10.3 16.6 9.0 - - - - - - - - -
5500 13.0 20.9 11.3 - - - - - - - - -
6000 14.0 22.5 12.2 - - - - - - - - -

Performance Curve

GPH MPH MPG
LPH KPH KML
LPH KN NML

Test Conditions

Test Date
  • 2013-11-14
Test Conductor
  • Mercury Marine
Air Temperature
  • 44 °F
  • 7 °C
Wind Velocity
  • 5 MPH
  • 8 KPH
  • 4 kts
Water Type
  • Salt
Fuel Level at Testing
  • 32 gallons
  • 121 liters

Engine Specifications

Number of Engines
  • Single
Engine
  • 25 hp EFI FourStroke
HP / kW
  • 25 / 18.6
Engine type
  • Inline 3
Gearcase ratio
  • 1.92:1

Boat Specifications

Manufacturer
  • Sun Tracker
Website
Boat Model
  • Bass Buggy 18
Boat Type
  • Pontoon
Material
  • Aluminum
Length
  • 20 ft
  • 6.1 m
Beam
  • 8 ft 2 in
  • 2.5 m
Max HP Capacity
  • 75
Fuel Tank Capacity
  • 32.0 gallons
  • 121 liters
Steering Type
  • Cable
Dry Boat Weight
  • 1375 pounds
  • 623.7 kg

Propeller Specifications

Part Number
  • 896890A10
Mercury Name
  • Black Max®
Material
  • Mercalloy
Diameter / Pitch
  • 10.0 / 8.0
Number of Blades
  • 3
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