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A Factual Report From Mercury Marine

Boat House Bulletin Review

Engine:

8.2 MAG ECT Mercury® MerCruiser®

Boat:

Cobalt - 262 WSS

Prop:

Bravo Three®

8.2 MAG ECT
Select Units:

Performance Summary

Best Fuel Economy (MPG@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (L/100km@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (L/nm@RPM)
  • 2.7 @ 30
  • 87.1 @ 30
  • 0.6 @ 30
Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (KPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 49.4 @ 4730
  • 79.5 @ 4730
  • 42.9 @ 4730
Acceleration 0 - 20 MPH (seconds)
  • 8.0
Acceleration 0 - 30 MPH (seconds)
  • 10.46
RPM Range Speed (MPH / kts) Speed (KPH / kts) Fuel (GPH) Fuel (LPH) Fuel (MPG) Fuel (L/100km)
1000 6.1 / 5.3 9.8 / 5.3 2.1 7.9 2.9 81.1
2000 10.7 / 9.3 17.2 / 9.3 7.0 26.5 1.5 156.8
3000 30.2 / 26.2 48.6 / 26.2 11.3 42.8 2.7 87.1
3500 36.0 / 31.3 57.9 / 31.3 14.4 54.5 2.5 94.1
4000 41.6 / 36.1 66.9 / 36.1 19.6 74.2 2.1 112.0
4500 47.0 / 40.8 75.6 / 40.8 27.2 103.0 1.7 138.4
4730 49.4 / 42.9 79.5 / 42.9 30.3 114.7 1.6 147.0

Performance Curve

GPH MPH MPG
LPH KPH L/100km

Test Conditions

Test Date
  • 2012-09-07
Test Conductor
  • JH/SS/EO/JH
Elevation
  • 2180 ft
  • 664 m
Air Temperature
  • 80 °F
  • 27 °C
Wind Velocity
  • 3 - 5 MPH
  • 5 - 8 KPH
  • 3 - 4 kts
Water Type
  • Fresh
Fuel Level at Testing
  • 73 gallons
  • 276 liters

Engine Specifications

Engine
  • 8.2 MAG ECT Mercury® MerCruiser®

Boat Specifications

Manufacturer
  • Cobalt
Website
Boat Model
  • 262 WSS
Boat Type
  • Ski
Material
  • Fiberglass
Length
  • 27 ft 7 in
  • 8.4 m
Beam
  • 8 ft 6 in
  • 2.6 m
Fuel Tank Capacity
  • 73.0 gallons
  • 276 liters
Steering Type
  • Power Steering

Propeller Specifications

Part Number
  • 8M8022410
Mercury Name
  • Bravo Three®
Pitch
  • 22.5
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