A Factual Report From Mercury Marine

Boat House Bulletin Review

Engine:

150 hp FourStroke

Boat:

South Bay - SB522FCR

Prop:

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150 hp
Select Units:

Performance Summary

Best Fuel Economy (MPG@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (L/100km@RPM)
  • 4.7 @ 3000
  • 50.0 @ 3000
Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 31.5 @ 5510
  • 27.4 @ 5510
Acceleration 0 - 20 MPH (seconds) Acceleration 0 - 32 kts (seconds)
  • 5.07
Acceleration 0 - 30 MPH (seconds) Acceleration 0 - 48 kts (seconds)
  • 6.1
RPM Range Speed (MPH / kts) Speed (KPH / kts) Fuel (GPH) Fuel (LPH) Fuel (MPG) Fuel (L/100km)
1000 3.8 / 3.3 6.1 / 3.3 0.7 2.6 5.4 43.6
2000 8.0 / 7.0 12.9 / 7.0 1.9 7.2 4.2 56.0
3000 15.5 / 13.5 24.9 / 13.5 3.3 12.5 4.7 50.0
3500 17.9 / 15.6 28.8 / 15.6 4.4 16.7 4.1 57.4
4000 21.5 / 18.7 34.6 / 18.7 6.2 23.5 3.5 67.2
4500 24.9 / 21.7 40.1 / 21.7 8.3 31.4 3.0 78.4
5000 28.3 / 24.6 45.5 / 24.6 10.6 40.1 2.7 87.1
5510 31.5 / 27.4 50.7 / 27.4 14.3 54.1 2.2 106.9

Performance Curve

GPH MPH MPG
LPH KPH L/100km

Test Conditions

Test Date
  • 2013-09-16
Test Conductor
  • PA/GB
Elevation
  • 810 ft
  • 247 m
Air Temperature
  • 64 °F
  • 18 °C
Wind Velocity
  • 0 - 6 MPH
  • 0 - 10 KPH
  • 0 - 5 kts
Water Type
  • Fresh
Fuel Level at Testing
  • 27 gallons
  • 102 liters
Boat Weight as Tested
  • 2600 lbs
  • 1179 kg

Engine Specifications

Engine
  • 150 hp FourStroke
HP / kW
  • 150 / 110
Engine type
  • Inline 4
Gearcase ratio
  • 1.92:1

Boat Specifications

Manufacturer
  • South Bay
Boat Model
  • SB522FCR
Boat Type
  • Pontoon
Material
  • Aluminum
Length
  • 23 ft 9 in
  • 7.2 m
Beam
  • 8 ft 6 in
  • 2.6 m
Max HP Capacity
  • 150
Fuel Tank Capacity
  • 27.0 gallons
  • 102 liters
Steering Type
  • Mechanical
Dry Boat Weight
  • 2600 pounds
  • 1179.3 kg
Mounting Bolt Hole
  • 2