The Mercury OptiMax range of direct injected two-stroke outboard motors has been a winner. They provide drastically improved fuel efficiency combined with gutsy performance, their noise levels are reasonable and similarly their service costs.
How many hours will a Mercury OptiMax last?
Most of the Mercury OptiMax motors will have an average life span of upper 900’s to 1300 hours depending upon how well they were maintained. That’s not saying they won’t run past that, but that’s about when we see most of the major issues surfacing.
How fast will a 115 hp Mercury go?
The combination of the lower gear ratio and larger blade diameter of the Enertia’s three-blade stainless steel wheel enabled the Scout to hit a top speed of 43.6 mph at 5,800 rpm, with superb 5.4-mpg fuel efficiency at 4,000 revs, hitting 25.9 mph at 4.8 gph.
How much HP does a Mercury 115 have?
|HP / kW||115 / 86|
|Gearcase ratio||2.07:1 or 2.38:1 (CT model)|
|Dry weight *Lightest model available||359 lbs / 163 kg|
|Bore and stroke||3.5 x 3.2 /90 x 81|
|Ignition||SmartCraft ECM 07 Digital Inductive|